Except for infant formula and some baby food, product dating is not generally required by U.S. Federal regulations. There is also no universally accepted system used for food dating in the United States. Although dating of some foods is required by more than 20 states, there are areas of the U.S where much of the food supply has some type of date, and other areas where almost no food is dated. (more…)
There’s a saying that “a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing.” It applies to many things, including our health. It seems nowadays that most people want the abbreviated quick version of the story. Most people rely on the advice of their friends and family about diets and simply don’t want to read the book. (more…)
A new study has found a link between obesity and a type of virus, providing additional evidence that factors other than diet and exercise may be responsible for the increasing numbers of overweight people, Foodfacts.com has learned. (more…)
5 million Similac baby formulas are being recalled because products may contain a small beetle or larvae, causing stomach ache and digestion problems.
Cans of a popular brand of baby formula were recalled by the millions Wednesday, after beetles were detected in the products and in a plant where they’re made. Abbott Laboratories voluntarily recalled 5 million containers of its Similac powdered infant formula, and warned consumers to stop using the products as a precaution. Abbott’s liquid formula is not involved in the recall. (more…)