Infographic: Florida is One of Five State Health Departments Set Up to Work with CDC in National Foodborne Illness Outbreak

| May 31, 2013

From CDC: CDC has designated five Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence to help fulfill its role in the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). After a competitive process, five state health departments and their affiliated university partners were selected and notified: Colorado, Florida, Minnesota, Oregon, and Tennessee. With CDC’s leadership, these Centers will provide technical […]

Florida AG Pam Bondi Joins 42 Other Attorneys General in Demanding Action from FDA Regarding Prescription Drugs and NAS

| May 28, 2013

Last Update: 01/25/16 43 States Push FDA for Warning Labels on Pain Medications for Pregnant Mothers This month, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi joined with 42 other Attorneys General from their respective states in sending a joint letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) demanding that something be done to protect babies from being injured […]

Infographic: Food Poisoning from Bacteria in 2012: Vibrio Up 43%

| May 24, 2013

Energy Drinks Known to Be Dangerous for Children, Teenagers, and Young Adults: Why Are They Still Being Sold – and Are You or a Loved One at Serious Risk of Energy Drink Harm?

| May 16, 2013

Last Update: 01/25/16 Everyone Knows These Energy Drinks Are Dangerous — People Can Die From Drinking Energy Drinks The sad truth about the Florida (and US) marketplace today is that caffeine-filled energy drinks are being marketed and sold to children, teenagers, and young adults, even though it’s pretty much understood among experts and those dealing […]

Infographic: How Salmonella Gets From Farms to Family Tables

| May 10, 2013

Energy Drinks: Are They Safe For You or Your Children To Drink? Food Safety Agency FDA Warns Against DMAA Ingredient But Energy Drinks Still Okay in USA

| May 9, 2013

Last Update: 01/25/16 Energy drinks are consumed by different types of consumers for many different reasons.  They are promoted as diet aides, performance boosters, or ways to stay awake (important for students cramming for exams as well as drivers taking long trips), among other things.  You may recognize some of the more popular energy drinks […]