Tag Archives: Food

Blind to the limitations of a single case report of teen’s “blindness caused by junk food diet”

September 4, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is publisher & founder of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. The title of the article that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine was too tempting for many journalists – “Blindness Caused By A Junk Food Diet.”  It was an article about the experience of one teenage… Read More »

Eight food businesses were issued with enforcement orders by the FSAI last month

Eight food businesses were issued with enforcement orders by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland last month. The monthly review was released by the FSAI on Friday evening. The eight businesses are dotted around the country. They are: Red Chilli (Take Away), Main Street, Maynooth, Kildare Apache Pizza & Curry House, Unit 2 Johnstown Road, Enfield,… Read More »

Supermarkets misleading shoppers on healthy food, say nutritionists

Products high in salt and saturated fats are being marketed as healthy by leading supermarkets, BBC Radio 5 Live Investigates has found. The British Dietetic Association said stores including Tesco, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s were being “unhelpful” and “confusing” customers. The Royal Society for Public Health called for an independent supermarket regulator. Supermarkets said they were… Read More »