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Ice Cubes Big
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Ice is Considered a Food by FDA

The average American buys four bags of packaged ice each year, 80 percent of it between Memorial and Labor Day1. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates packaged ice in interstate commerce as a food, just like other foods. And like other foods, packaged ice must be produced according to FDA’s regulation for Current Good Manufacturing Practices …

Caffeine Powder
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FDA Caffeine Warning

FDA Consumer Advice on Powdered Pure Caffeine Key Message The FDA is warning about powdered pure caffeine being marketed directly to consumers, and recommends avoiding these products.  In particular, FDA is concerned about powdered pure caffeine sold in bulk bags over the internet. The FDA is aware of at least one death of a teenager …

Gluten Free Food
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Gluten-Free Labeling of Foods

  An estimated 3 million people in the United States have celiac disease. In people with celiac disease, foods that contain gluten trigger production of antibodies that attack and damage the lining of the small intestine. Such damage limits the ability of celiac disease patients to absorb nutrients and puts them at risk of other …

Seafood Freezer
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Seafood Special Health Notes

Eating Raw Seafood -What You Need To Know It’s always best to cook seafood thoroughly to minimize the risk of foodborne illness. However, if you choose to eat raw fish anyway, one rule of thumb is to eat fish that has been previously frozen. Some species of fish can contain parasites, and freezing will kill …