Tag: food safety

BPA free plastic fantastic

Posted on 18 July 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Is your plastic water bottle BPA free? Look on the underside for a triangle with a number in it. Hopefully, it is #2, #4 or #5. That means it?s made from a ‘safe’ plastic designed for re-use such as hi … Continue reading

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Avoiding MSG in Pregnancy

Posted on 18 July 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Pregnancy cravings can be instant and while ‘gherkins and ice-cream’ were never on my list of desirable foods when I was pregnant, the urgent need to eat often had me circling a food court looking for healthy options. By the … Continue reading

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World Health Day highlights the dangers of antibiotics

Posted on 18 May 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the theme of the World Health Day 2011 (7 April). AMR and its global spread threatens the continued effectiveness of many drugs used today to treat serious diseases.

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