Posts Tagged ‘food’

FDA approves Truvada for use by people without HIV to prevent infection

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Truvada for use by individuals not infected by HIV that causes AIDS to reduce their risk of infection. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Tainted dog food linked to salmonella

Contaminated dog foods has been linked to 14 human illnesses in the United States. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

New drug for erectile dysfunction gets FDA approval

A new drug that could be a faster-working alternative to Viagra and other erectile dysfunction drugs got the OK from the Food and Drug Administration on Friday. The substitute for the famous “little blue pill” and others is called Stendra. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

FDA warns acid reducers can cause severe diarrhea

The Food and Drug Administration warned Wednesday that people who use stomach acid drugs known as proton pump inhibitors may increase their risk of coming down with a type of diarrhea that does not improve. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) include such popular brands as Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved […]

Stagnant consumer price data sends U.S. stocks higher

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks soared higher Friday after new data showed that inflation does not appear to be a problem. Just after the opening bell on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 82 points, the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index was up […]

Returnees struggle to survive

Tripoli, Libya (IRIN) – Months after he left Tripoli because of civil unrest in Libya, El Badri Mahrous Mohammed still finds himself struggling to make ends meet in his native Egypt. “I knew from the beginning that it would be difficult to find work, so I started growing vegetables,” he said. Somebody in his village […]

Blue Nile subsistence farmers forced to flee

Kurmuk, Sudan (IRIN) – Huwa Gundi, 21, sits on a sheet outside two makeshift tents near her home village of Sali, where her extended family of eight now live off one meal a day. Cradling her four-month-old baby, Fatma, she says her three other children have died since the start of the conflict in Sudan’s […]

Having a Job Ain’t What It Used to Be

Workers aren’t getting raises, while food and fuel prices crimp budgets View full post on Finance Stories

Food Supplier Nash Finch Sued For Sex Discrimination

Linda Young – AHN News Writer Lumberton, NC, United States (AHN) – The U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has filed an administrative complaint against a North Carolina company, Nash Finch Co., with systematic job discrimination against 80 women. Minneapolis, MN-based Nash Finch is the second-largest publicly traded wholesale food distributor in […]

Nestle Reports Strong Nine-Month Sales

Kris Alingod – AHN News Contributor Vevey, Switzerland (AHN) – Nestle reported better-than-expected sales in the first nine months of the year on Friday and maintained its forecast for the full year. Sales from January through September grew to 82.8 billion Swiss francs ($85.2 billion), up 4.1 percent from 79.5 billion Swiss francs ($81.8 billion) […]