Posts For July, 2021


Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: Get the Facts

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) devices only considered safe and effective for certain conditions. The FDA recommends you use a HBOT device under the care of a doctor and in a hospital or facility ...


Cal-Maine’s ‘Scaling our Sustainability’ indicates progress

The largest producer and distributor of fresh shell eggs in the United States revealed growth in their second-ever sustainability update. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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"Poppers" de nitrito

Los proveedores de atención médica reportan un aumento en las hospitalizaciones y muertes debido a la ingesta o inhalación de “poppers” de nitrito. Source: FDA news

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Accidental Exposures to Fentanyl Patches Continue to Be Deadly to Children

Exposure to medication is a leading cause of poisoning in children. Kids have died or become seriously ill after being exposed to a skin patch containing fentanyl, an opioid pain reliever. The FDA ...


How Safe are Color Additives?

Basic information about the safety of color additives–dyes, pigments, or substances that can impart color when added or applied to a food, drug, cosmetic, or the human body. Source: FDA news

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Broiler welfare improvements need to be shared with consumers

Source: Poultry Welfare

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Animal agriculture organizations launch new Protein PACT

Twelve organizations representing farmers and companies who make the vast majority of America’s meat, poultry, and dairy, as well as animal feed and ingredients, on July 19 unveiled the Protein PACT for the ...


Nitrite “Poppers”

Health care providers report increase in hospitalizations and deaths due to nitrite popper ingestion or inhalation. Source: FDA news

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El jugo de toronja y algunos medicamentos son una mala combinación

El jugo de toronja puede afectar qué tan bien actúan algunos medicamentos y causar efectos secundarios peligrosos. Source: FDA news

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My Dog Has Cancer: What Do I Need to Know?

Just as FDA reviews drugs for humans for safety and effectiveness before they can go on the market, the agency does the same for treatments for animals. Learn how FDA brings new oncology ...


Egg shells – from waste to wealth

Finding new uses for egg shells could offer benefits for egg processors and for wider society. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Always Tired? You May Have Sleep Apnea

If you feel tired and exhausted when you wake up every morning you may have sleep apnea. Find out more about the different types of FDA-cleared and FDA-approved obstructive sleep apnea or OSA ...


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