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2009-07-24 05:59:11

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) sued Denny’s Corp on Thursday over the restaurant chain’s lack of disclosure of "dangerously high" sodium levels in its meals.

2009-06-22 16:46:19

U.S. physicians, health organizations and nutrition experts are asking President Barack Obama to create a Presidential Commission to combat obesity.

2009-06-19 20:58:04

The Liquid Candy Tax Calculator shows policymakers and the public how much the government could raise by taxing sugary drinks, a U.S. advocacy groups said.

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2009-06-11 16:29:31

A coalition of chain restaurants with 20 or more locations, agreed on Wednesday to support a new law that mandates they disclose calorie counts on their menus.

2009-04-23 06:00:00

Organizations Issue Four-Step Plan Calling for Mandatory Alcohol Labeling and More Resources to Combat Underage Drinking WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of public interest groups today called on Congress and the Obama Administration to overturn decades of inattention to the nation's alcohol policies by finally issuing a useful final regulation to require standardized labeling information on beer, wine and distilled spirits products and providing the government...

2009-02-27 10:10:00

News Conference on Tuesday, March 3 in Annapolis WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supporters of legislation that would require nutrition information on chain restaurant menus and menu boards in Maryland will hold a news conference at noon on Tuesday in Annapolis, Md.

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2009-02-02 10:47:59

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is urging Pennsylvania's governor to ignore a recommendation opposing banning artificial trans fat in foods. A task force recommended Pennsylvania Gov.

2009-01-15 12:37:00

vitamins + water + sugar + hype = soda - bubbles WASHINGTON, Jan.

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2009-01-15 16:16:09

The consumer group Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) announced on Thursday that it had filed a class action lawsuit against Coca-Cola Co., saying the company is making deceptive health claims about its Vitaminwater products.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.