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WHO Calls for Ban on Trans Fat
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May 15, 2018
The World Health Organization is urging world leaders to work with their legislators, NGOs, and food manufacturers to eradicate dangerous…
WHO Releases Official Guidelines on Use of Antibiotics in Livestock
November 8, 2017
The World Health Organization has released a new guidance recommending big changes in worldwide policies on the use of antibiotics…
World Health Organization Calls for Global Sugar Tax to Tackle Rising Obesity Rates
January 28, 2016
Enforcing sugar tax programs would help to tackle the global obesity epidemic taking a toll on the planet's children, says…
World Health Organization Expected to Link Red Meat to Cancer
August 17, 2015
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the research arm of the World Health Organization, is expected to link…
Agent Orange Herbicide 2,4-D Linked to Cancer Risk in Humans, Says World Health Organization
June 24, 2015
The herbicide 2,4-D has been found by the World Health Organization to be a possible carcinogen to humans.
Glyphosate, the Main Ingredient in Roundup Weed Killer Probably Causes Cancer, WHO says
March 25, 2015
A new study has defined glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup weed killer, as a probable human carcinogen.
December 2, 2014
The World Health Organization has found an obesity cancer connection that accounts for half a million preventable cancers every year.
October 29, 2014
Nutrition facts and claims on front-of-package labeling can be confusing and dangerous to consumers, says the World Health Organization.
June 16, 2014
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in food could mean the spread of severe infections for the young, elderly, and those with compromised…
March 27, 2014
Air pollution is responsible for seven million deaths a year, cites a comprehensive report from the World Health Organization.