How the government shutdown is impacting food inspections

LiudmylaSupynska/iStock(WASHINGTON) — In a move to minimize the impact of the shutdown, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb tweeted the agency is “taking steps” to expand domestic food safety inspections during the shutdown, especially for high-risk facilities that make
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Hospital 'floss-off' as teen celebrates end of stay

PeopleImages/iStock(ATLANTA) — When 16-year-old Hunter Keith was being discharged from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA), he did what any kid feeling celebratory would do. The floss. It became a floss-off with his physician assistant, Kami Gudger, a
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CDC warns against eating raw cookie dough

GarysFRP/iStock(NEW YORK) — The holidays are upon us and for many that means family time in the kitchen preparing delicious baked goods and maybe even licking the spoon before the cookies go into the oven. So the
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