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WHO Calling for Trans Fats Elimination in all Foods in Five Years

WHO Calling for Trans Fats Elimination in all Foods in Five Years

The World Health Organization announced that it wants all artificial trans fats eliminated from the world’s food supply and has a strategy on how to accomplish that by 2023. The WHO, on Monday launched its new REPLACE initiative... 
Teva Pharmaceutical Misses Q2 Profit Estimates

Teva Pharmaceutical Misses Q2 Profit Estimates

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TEVA) reported second quarter results that missed analysts’ estimates. In the second quarter, profit, excluding some costs, dropped to $1 billion from $1.23 billion a year earlier. That was... 
Clif Bar Issues Voluntary Recall Over Potential Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy Concerns

Clif Bar Issues Voluntary Recall Over Potential Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy Concerns

Healthy snack food maker Clif Bar & Company has just announced a voluntary recall of several products out of concern for the possible presence of peanut and tree nuts, prompting an emergency allergen alert.  As such, the company... 
Cases Of The Plague Surface In New Mexico

Cases Of The Plague Surface In New Mexico

Health officials have confirmed that three people in New Mexico have been diagnosed with the plague. The three people diagnosed were a 63-year-old man and, more recently, a 52-year-old and a 62-year-old woman. The health officials... 
Tyson Recalls Roughly 2.5 Million Pounds of Ready-To-Eat Chicken Over Potential Allergens

Tyson Recalls Roughly 2.5 Million Pounds of Ready-To-Eat Chicken Over Potential Allergens

The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service, major poultry company Tyson Foods, Inc has recently announced a recall of nearly 2,500,000 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) breaded chicken products, citing... 
Are Sugar Chains The Pathway to A Zika Vaccine?

Are Sugar Chains The Pathway to A Zika Vaccine?

Although the World Health Organization has lifted its emergency declaration on the Zika virus, that does not mean the concern is entirely dead. For example, officials with the World Health Organization comment, “Many aspects of this...