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From 1995 to 2010, diabetes rates increased 50% or more in 42 states and 100% or more in 18 states, according to research by the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention. Researchers say that until community programs are in place to reduce obesity and prevent diabetes, rates likely will keep going up. We spoke with Sue Shaw, public health adviser with the CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation, about how the CDC is working to prevent diabetes and how its National Diabetes Prevention Program is bringing evidence-based lifestyle change programs to communities around the U.S.[…] Continue Reading »
This guest post is by Jorge Hernandez, senior vice president, Food Safety and Quality Assurance at U.S. Foodservice. U.S. Foodservice delivers food and related products and services to more than 250,000 customers, including restaurants, hospitals, hotels, schools and governmental operations.
The year is ending on two very positive notes relative to food safety in America. First, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just released new, more precise estimates about the impact of foodborne illnesses in America.[…] Continue Reading »