Tag: "wrappers" at medical news
Allergies can be fatal if not attended properly
... Amber's mother urged the manufacturers to label wrappers
of individual sweets with a large 'N' if they contain nuts. She said that her daughter always avoided foods that contained nuts. Mrs. Norman said that she was not blaming anybody for this but was deeply shaken by the incident. She also aid that the...
Study Finds That Food Wrappers Could Be A Source For Health Risks
...have warned that many chocolate bars and ice cream wrappers
contain latex and could trigger potentially fatal allergic reactions in people who are already sensitive// and that there is no law for it to be listed on labels. It was reported that the study had been commissioned by the Food Standards Agency (FS...
Food Packaging Containing Latex May Trigger an Allergic Reaction
...round 14ng/ml. One company admitted spraying whole wrappers
with latex adhesive, so that they could be sealed with minimum wastage. A spokesperson for the Food Standards Agency, which funded this study, said food-labelling guidelines were designed to avoid restriction of choice due to excess use of warning l...
Hong Kong Choked by Growing Pollution Problem
Discarded cigarette packets, McDonald's wrappers
and even old socks litter the shores of Lau Fau Shan in Hong Kong's far north, home to what remains of the territory's oyster farming industry. From across the border in China, factories belch smoke into the fetid air over Deep Bay, one of Hong Kong...
Diabetes Drug to Carry 'black Box' Warning of Congestive Heart Failure Risk
...ood and Drug Administration has announced that the wrappers
of the diabetes drug Avandia will soon start carrying a prominent "black box" warning about the risk of congestive heart failure . Some of the experts, who have been reviewing the drug for the FDA, feel that the delay in implementation is an exampl...