Posts Tagged ‘Food and Drug Administration’

World Health Day: How to Keep Food Safe

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 14:27 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
WHO: #WorldHealthDay, April 7, 2015, Food Safety-the Global View
“Everyone, everywhere needs safe food, free from microbes, viruses and chemicals. But globalization means the food you are eating today may have come from the other side of the world…we all have a role to make food safe – from farm to […]

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Egg Recall Tied to Salmonella, List of Recalled Eggs, How to Read Carton and What to do to Stay Safe

Sunday, August 22, 2010 14:19 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Latest egg recall update
Health officials urge consumers to throw away contaminated eggs or return them to the retailer.
Salmonella, the name of a group of bacteria, is the most common cause of food poisoning in the United States. Usually, symptoms last 4-7 days and most people get better without treatment. But, […]

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Healthin30 on KOMO News Radio Seattle, WA Shares Tips About Reading Food Labels

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 17:18 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
I was thrilled to take the other end of the microphone as guest expert for quick healthy living spot on KOMO News Radio in Seattle, WA, thanks to Matthew Holt and courtesy of The Health Care Blog.
I talked with hosts John and Nancy about the importance of reading the ingredients […]

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