Posts For May, 2021


Help the FDA Prevent the Sale of Tobacco Products to Young People

Many teens underestimate how easy it is to become addicted to nicotine. This raises concerns because young people are at greatest risk of nicotine addiction because their brains are still developing. Find out ...


Watch Out for False Promises on Some Dietary Supplements

Dietary supplements claiming to cure, treat, mitigate, or prevent infertility and other reproductive health conditions may be scams. Learn more in this Consumer Update. Source: FDA news

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Hurricane Season: Be Prepared

It's important to safeguard your food, water, medicine and pets before, during and after any severe weather event. Source: FDA news

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Improving broiler house disaster response, recovery plans

Broiler producers should keep these tips in mind to prepare for an emergency and create a disaster response plan to be prepared. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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3 pizza chains sign on with Better Chicken Commitment

Shortly after The Humane League released its report, “The Price of a Slice,” which pressured U.S. pizza chains to issue public statements about their standards for chicken welfare, three chains announced policies to ...


Sustainable poultry feed innovation recycles organic waste

New technology can convert organic byproducts and waste into a healthy, sustainable feed ingredient for poultry. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Temporada de huracanes: Prepárese

Es importante preparar las provisiones de emergencia y mantener a salvo los alimentos, el agua y los medicamentos antes, durante y después de cualquier cambio climático severo. Source: FDA news

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Colorectal Cancer: What You Should Know About Screening

Doctors recommend everyone start screening for colorectal cancer at age 50, and before age 50 for some people at higher risk. There are several FDA-reviewed and approved or cleared choices for colorectal cancer ...


Welfare metrics help optimize egg production sustainability

A new approach to life cycle analysis that integrates animal welfare metrics into sustainability guidelines could help egg producers evaluate their options during the transition to cage-free housing. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Is it time to raise poultry production’s sustainability?

A growing focus on sustainability means that poultry producers, despite their strong record, need to look with fresh eyes at whether their businesses are fit for a sustainable future, says Kristin Bonham, Regional ...


Are enviro-scores the future of food labels?

Enviro-scores – which measure the environmental impact of food production – could be the latest trend in product labeling, Dr. David Hughes, an international speaker on food and drink industry issues, predicted during ...


Learn More About COVID-19 Vaccines From the FDA

Get answers to your questions about the standards for safety and effectiveness to support an emergency use authorization of COVID-19 vaccines. Source: FDA news

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