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Man Hospitalised in Sicily With Allergic Reaction to Counterfeit Toothpaste

...thpaste contains industrial solvents, and that the packaging has no writing in Italian and indicates that the product was manufactured in Brazil, Turkey, South Africa or Spain....

Animal Research Uncovers Another Mechanism of Cholesterol Lowering Drug

...olesterol, as well as in taking up cholesterol and packaging it for the bodys use. We know that this protein that the drug targets is expressed not only in the intestine, but is abundant in the human liver, said Ryan E. Temel, Ph.D., lead author. The scientists made the discovery about Zetias dual action by ...

Salmonella Scare Results in the Recall of Sesame Seed

...s it could be contaminated with salmonella. The packaging of the product has been done by Les Aliments G. Dion. The Quebec based company has voluntarily recalled the product from the market. Salmonella contaminated food does not appear bad nor does it smell bad. But the consumption of such food article ca...

Wine Packaging: Bag-in-box, Plastic Bottles, Cork Comeback?

..., has fostered just one revolution in the world of packaging -- the bag-in-box, or BIB. The slow pace of chang... States. Holding back innovations in both French packaging and branding has been the complexity of its wine classifications system, as opposed to the simplicit...

Advancement in DNA Research may Bring Back Woolly Mammoth

...oteins that help it wind up into chromosomes. This packaging is crucial to making the DNA work properly, and this is something absent in these fossils. Willerslev however, believes it is possible to bring back an extinct species like a mammoth only if an extremely well-preserved cell is found. 'That's ext...

China Biopharma to Introduce an Immunotherapeutic Vaccine into China

...rma will contract local manufactures for the final packaging in China. CBPC will also conduct a study before a definitive agreement is to be signed. This product requires a clinical study and an approval from the Chinese SFDA before it is sold in China, though the product already has the FDA approval. As m...

Study Revises Dynamin's Role in Nerve Cell Function

... has long been a focus of research for its role in packaging chemical signals, called neurotransmitters, into tiny synaptic vesicles within the cell. The new study finds that the enzyme is not always necessary for this process. Instead, dynamin 1 goes into action only when the synapse enters moments of espec...

Study on Bioactive Paper That can Detect Life Threatening Bacteria and Viruses

...nd can be used in manufacturing products like food packaging paper for detecting E. coli and salmonella in food... to develop innovative, high value-added paper and packaging products, said George Rosenberg, managing director of SENTINEL....

Stop Smoking, Start Living: World No Tobacco Day

...ir attractive names, flavor and glow-in the dark packaging are aimed at promoting the product to the young. In the Middle East sheesha or water-pipe smoking is getting increasingly popular among teenagers. Many believe that it is relatively safe because the smoke passes through water. However, serious ...

Nutrient-rich Dairy Beverages an Emerging Market

...ducts is excellent product delivery and customised packaging system (e.g. single serve shots) to maintain the freshness and naturalness. The key challenges therefore would be in creating an integrated supply chain with macro production and warehousing hubs with distribution systems. According to a survey con...

Researchers Cracking the Human Genome Function

...enabled us for the first time to visualize how the packaging of DNA, the replication of DNA, the production of RNA, and the evolution of DNA sequences all fit together. Each ENCODE center used a different experimental approach for mapping functional sequences within the genome. The UW ENCODE team of molecula...

FDAs Failure Urges It to Reassess Its Policies

...he FDA with more information about the production, packaging and transportation of imported foods and how food is processed and handled. This information will then be collected into a database for inspectors to assess. The shift is to be more proactive, to put more focus on prevention, said David Acheson, the...

J&J Mouthwash Gets a Stinker

... UPC code and the label present on the back of the packaging should be mailed to the company....

500 Million US Dollars to Fight Childhood Obesity

...food producers are already making changes in their packaging and ingredients, and three soft-drink companies said they would no longer supply sweetened drinks to school cafeterias and vending machines. Several states have mandated changes in school menus, increased physical education requirements and begun ...

Seeing is Believing – Cigarette Packs in India to Carry Graphic Description of Risk

...so display the skull and crossbones picture on the packaging along with messages like "Tobacco causes a slow and painful death". The manufacturers of tobacco products have agreed to incorporate the warnings by June 2007. SA...

Manufacturers of Infant Formula Milk Asked to Do Away With Exaggerated Nutritional Claims

...ng changes in their marketing campaigns and in the packaging of formula milk. The claims which read thus ‘clo... are to be done away with. This will mean that the packaging and marketing literature of popular brands like SMA, Farleys, APtamil, Cow and Gate etc will need to...

Whole Grain Breakfasts Linked to Lower Heart Failure Risk

...h leads some manufacturers to favour it on product packaging since it is likely to strike more of a chord of recognition for its healthy benefits. The new study used food frequency questionnaires to assess the consumption of wholegrain and refined grain cereals and related this to the incidence of heart fail...

Flood of Fake Drugs Must Be Stopped, Warns UN

...y to manufacture – they look like genuine drugs in packaging and labelling. According to the INCB report, another problem is the wide availability of controlled drugs – narcotics, benzodiazepines, amphetamines and other internationally controlled drugs are easily obtainable in many developing countries. In...

Over 50s Most Concerned About Global Warming

...blic transport. ? introduction of a German style packaging and packaging waste tax to encourage manufacturers to reduce the amount of packaging. Source-Eurekalert PR...

Free Condoms Distribution to Prevent HIV in Washington

... everyone can carry.' She added, 'But all the cool packaging in the world is not necessarily going to make up f... Law and Justice said, 'The good news is' that the packaging 'does have 'stop HIV' on it. It does say D.C. It does have important information.' He added that the...

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