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Nearly 30 million Americans who got extra government help with grocery bills during the pandemic will soon see that aid shrink. An analysis shows for the average recipient, the change will mean about $90 less per month in food stamps.
The plan would also dramatically cut sodium in meals served to the nation's schoolkids by 2029, while boosting flexibility for foods made with whole grains.
FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf is vowing to better protect consumers and the U.S. food supply.
New guidelines suggest children struggling with obesity should be evaluated and treated early and aggressively.
More than 7,000 confirmed cases of kids younger than 6 eating marijuana edibles were reported to the nation’s poison control centers between 2017 and 2021, climbing from about 200 to more than 3,000 per year.
U.S. health officials have updated a tool to track rising cases of severe obesity among children who were previously off the charts.
A panel is calling for changes at the federal agency that oversees most of the nation's food supply, saying revamped leadership, a clear mission and more urgency are needed to prevent illness outbreaks and to promote good health.
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