FDA updates nutrition labels for packaged foods and drinks

(WHNT) — Federal authorities have updated the nutrition facts label on packaged foods and drinks for the first time in 20 years. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the changes are required due to updates in scientific information, new research on nutrition, and public input. Snow leopard at San Diego Zoo suspected positive for COVID-19 The FDA’s new education campaign, “The New Nutrition Facts Label: What’s in it for You?,” seeks to raise awareness about the changes, which includes: Serving sizes: Serving sizes and servings per container have been updated to reflect the amount people today typically…
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These are the 5 best food and drinks events in Fort Worth this week

From a backyard barbecue to a watermelon ball, tastes of summer are on the menu this week. Learn how to make craft cocktails at a local distillery, or practice yoga inside a brewery. (Class includes a post-class pint.) By week’s end, dogs can get in on the fun at a brunch geared just for them. Friday, July 30 Summer Backyard BBQ at Pinstripes It’s a patio party at the Shops at Clearfork restaurant, bar, and bowling alley, where guests can partake in a summertime barbecue. Menu items include barbecue ribs, mini cheeseburgers, pesto chicken, mac and cheese, Brussels sprouts,…
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5 things to know in Milwaukee food and drink news this week

Jewish Food Festival in MequonThe Peltz Center for Jewish Life in Mequon is holding its annual Jewish Food Festival from noon to 7 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2 in Rotary Park, 4100 W. Highland Road, Mequon.The menu features the Israeli falafel and shwarma, pastrami and turkey sandwiches, matzah ball soup, stuffed cabbage rolls, knish and kugel, with a dessert menu of sweet pastries with European origins, such as babka, turnovers and a chocolate rugelach. The Sunday dinner special is a smoked brisket sandwich, and the Monday dinner special is glazed beef ribs, both served from 5 to 7 p.m.Enjoy live music, a…
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8 Foods and Drinks That May Help Prevent Sunburns

While you’re adding foods to your diet to help block UV rays, you might want to use extra sunblock if you’re a fan of the following foods, which may have the opposite effect:Citrus JuiceWhile citrus fruit and juice are fantastic sources of vitamin C, an essential antioxidant, a 2015 study by the department of dermatology at Brown University found that white people who consumed large quantities of citrus products were more likely to develop melanoma. Citrus fruits, including lemons, limes, oranges, and grapefruit, are rich in naturally occurring chemicals called psoralens and furocoumarins, which have been linked to skin cancers.…
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