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  • Herbalife cozies up with UCLA

    Herbalife cozies up with UCLA
    Herbalife International says it's all about helping people "pursue healthy, active lives." UCLA's Geffen School of Medicine likes to think of itself as being in the forefront of medical research and modern healthcare. But the curious relationship...
  • Slow response to tainted product

    Slow response to tainted product
    Sue Grey had used the product before, so she knew what to expect when she purchased a bottle of Super Colon Cleanse at a Woodland Hills CVS drugstore. Inside should have been 240 little gray capsules. But when Grey, 57, opened the sealed bottle at her...
  • Appeals court puts 1st Amendment over public health

    Appeals court puts 1st Amendment over public health
    The Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act makes it illegal to sell a prescription drug for any purpose other than what's listed on the label. Nevertheless, a divided federal appeals court this week tossed out the conviction of a former drug sales rep who was...
  • What California should learn from the 1-800-GET-THIN saga

    What California should learn from the 1-800-GET-THIN saga
    Today, 19 months after her death, we may finally have a good idea of what killed Paula Rojeski. According to a lawsuit and public autopsy records, the causes included her doing business with the 1-800-GET-THIN folks and the slicing of her aorta during...
  • Fish frequently mislabeled in L.A. restaurants and stores

     
    Tests on seafood sold at Los Angeles sushi bars, restaurants and grocery stores have revealed that more than half is not labeled correctly, a nonprofit organization is reporting....
  • Food FYI: FDA's farm antibiotics strategy under fire

     
    The Atlantic asserts that the FDA didn't go far enough to prevent the misuse of antibiotics on farms. In its "money issue," Gourmet Live explores the world's most expensive ingredients...
  • ‘Chew’: John Layman, Rob Guillory talk ‘Family Recipes,’ Savoy, Poyo

     
    This post has been corrected. See below for more details. “Chew” creators John Layman and Rob Guillory had barely had […]...
  • California schools told to destroy peanut butter possibly tied to salmonella

     
    California schools have been asked to destroy all peanut butter that is being recalled by its manufacturer, Sunland Inc., over concerns that it may contain Salmonella contamination. But Los Angeles Unified is not one of the 320 California school...
  • Camel milk may help control diabetes, researchers say

     
    Camels from Sudan and Somalia are led across Egypt’s deserts, where they are sold for meat or pressed into service hauling tourists around ancient tombs and temples. But one part of the camel is often overlooked: Its salty milk may help in...
  • Food FYI: FDA now bans BPAs from baby bottles

     
    Food FYI: FDA now bans BPAs from baby bottles...
  • Tiny telescopes implanted into eyes help elderly patient see better

     
    UC Irvine ophthalmologists implanted tiny telescopes in two patients suffering from age-related, end-stage macular degeneration, the university announced this week. Doctors from the university's Gavin Herbert Eye Institute in December inserted one of...