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E-cigarettes should be banned for minors – US heart association

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E-cigarettes should be subject to the same regulations as cigarettes and should not be sold to minors, the American Heart Association (AHA) said in new policy guidelines out Monday.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Warning issued vs juice drink

Acting FDA director general Kenneth Hartigan Go. Photo from www.fda.gov.ph

Health authorities have warned the public against drinking a fruit juice claiming to burn body fat but which contains amphetamines and sibutramine, which are harmful substances.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Nestlé withdraws batch of NAN Pro Two Infant Formula for lacking nutrients

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Consumer goods giant Nestlé Philippines Inc. has voluntarily recalled a batch of one of its infant formula products after finding that it lacked some nutrients, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Thursday.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Fake loom bands sold in Manila retail stores have high lead content—EcoWaste

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An environment and consumer safety group cautioned parents against buying fake loom band charms that may cheer up kids but harm them.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Frozen meat safe indefinitely—MITA

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The Meat Importers and Traders Association Inc. scored on Wednesday, the “unscientific view” that imported frozen meat, even past the recommended date of consumption, would not be safe for eating.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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