A new test should more accurately show the amount of benzene in
soft drinks on shop shelves, but that does not mean there is no
problem, says the scientist behind the new procedure to
A proposal by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to ban
schools from selling junk food and soda has been blocked by a
legislative committee on the grounds that it does not provide a
"total approach" to child nutrition.
A bill introduced in Congress yesterday proposes a radical overhaul
of the nutritional standards for foods sold in schools, a move
likely to change the face of the type of products available to
children throughout the school day.
Coca-Cola can continue selling orange juice fortified with calcium,
after having settled with Procter and Gamble over a patent
infringement lawsuit a development that opens the way forpotential
collaborations in the future.
A petition has been filed with the Food and Drug Administration
(FDA) calling on the agency to revoke its approval of the sweetener
Splenda, a move branded by manufacturer Tate & Lyle as a
commercial conspiracy to damage its product's...