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Study: Is ultra-processed food taking over the US diet?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

'Ultra-processed' food comprises the majority of the average US adult diet, according to a new study by researchers at NYU School of Global Public Health, who suspect the pandemic has further fueled the trend.

FSIS: ‘Perhaps it’s time to rethink our approach’ as efforts to reduce salmonella infections stall for 20 years

FSIS: ‘Perhaps it’s time to rethink our approach’ as efforts to reduce salmonella infections stall for 20 years

By Elizabeth Crawford

Frustrated that salmonella infections have held stubbornly steady at more than 1 million cases annually for the past two decades, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is rethinking how and where it tests for contamination, potentially expanding its...

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CDC, FDA issue warnings about delta-8 THC safety

By Hank Schultz

US federal regulatory agencies have issued warnings on the availability of delta-8 THC, saying reports of almost 150 recent emergency room visits have mentioned the substance.

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California Gov. Newsom expected to sign hemp bill

By Hank Schultz

The California Legislature has passed a bipartisan bill to establish rules for the production and marketing of CBD/hemp products. Proponents expect Gov. Gavin Newsom to sign the bill into law before the Oct. 10 deadline.

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FDA rejects two NDI filings on full spectrum hemp extracts

By Hank Schultz

The US Food and Drug Administration has rejected two New Dietary Ingredient Notifications for CBD ingredients. Industry stakeholders said the fact of the rejections and some of wording used in the letters makes it clear that new legislation is likely...

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