168Sep 14, 2007
The panelists discussed national and local efforts to improve the nutritional quality of foods available to children in schools. Allison Aubrey moderated. Topics included childhood ...
92Apr 23, 2013
Report on the Safety of Meat
The Center for Science in the Public Interest released a food safety report that rates meat and poultry products on the frequency and severity of illnesses they cause. The study found that ...
65Sep 3, 1992
The Center for Science in the Public Interest announced a petition by a number of groups urging the Federal Trade Commission to outlaw youth oriented alcohol advertising. The petitioners also ...
63Jul 3, 2008
Tracking Contaminated Food
Food safety advocates called on the Food and Drug Administration to implement emergency regulations that would require growers and packers of fruits and vegetables to adopt existing technology that ...
47May 28, 1998
Scientists talked about the misuse of antibiotics against germs. They released a report calling for action against this trend and answered questions from the media following their presentation.
38Jul 1, 1996
Mr. Jacobson and others briefed reporters on the health problems related to ingestion of Olestra, a new pseudo fat product made by Proctor and Gamble. They argued that the FDA made a ...
25Dec 17, 2002
Genetically Engineered Crop Use
Participants talked about the benefits and risks of using genetically engineered crops to produce pharmaceuticals and industrial chemicals. Among the topics they addressed were the science ...
23Aug 3, 1999
Health experts announced that they would petition the Food and Drug Administration to require new labeling on foods which contained added sugar. They also talked about the dangers, particularly ...
14Jul 31, 1997
Scientists and consumer advocates briefed reporters on the creation of a petition that will be delivered to the Food and Drug Administration asking for improved warning labels on products that ...