Study Finds That Food Wrappers Could Be A Source For Health Risks
Experts 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 Fo...
Little Cigar Consumption on the Rise, While Cigarette Use Declines
... Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) to ask the federal agency to close a loophole allowing tobacco manufacturers to pass off their cigarettes in brown wrappers
as "little cigars." Under these rules, the tobacco companies were able to classify their own products in a way that defeats public health and marketin...
Food 'tricks' that combat sneaky, creepy Halloween treats
... people at only half as many mini-size Halloween candies when they kept the wrappers
in plain sight The sneakiest, creepiest surprise this Halloween may actuall...ople ate almost half as many mini-size Halloween candies when they kept the wrappers
in plain sight, according to lead author, Brian Wansink, author of "Mindles...
Diabetes Drug to Carry 'black Box' Warning of Congestive Heart Failure Risk
... The US Food 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...
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 ...
Food Packaging Containing Latex May Trigger an Allergic Reaction
...cted in ice cream wrappers, with over 370ng/ml found in one sample. The ice cream itself contained around 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...
Allergies can be fatal if not attended properly
...eathing. Coroner Keith Wiseman recorded a verdict of death resulting from an allergic reaction.
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 sai...
Long-Term Instrument Control and Connectivity Solutions
...C source code with the driver. We also provide C++ wrappers
for IVI drivers for our Measurement Studio users....e future, we also intend to provide .NET assembly wrappers
for our IVI drivers. As Visual Basic 6.0 becomes ... National Instruments does not plan to develop COM wrappers
for our IVI-C drivers.
If you need interchan...
Exploiting the Life Science Data Explosion to Speed New Drug Discovery
>In this example, the GE Healthcare Informatics wrappers
effectively act as a collection level to capture...t; discoveryHub resolves currency issues. The thin wrappers
mean changes in source structure affect only the w...hout affecting other parts of the system. Further, wrappers
for the most popular public sources are maintained...