You don’t always need antibiotics when you’re sick—only for infections caused by bacteria. And overuse is causing a global health problem.
If your medicine has expired, it may not provide the treatment you need. In this Consumer Update video, FDA Pharmacist Ilisa Bernstein explains how expiration dates help determine if medicine is safe to use and will work as intended.
Spoof of the popular game show, this segment pits FDA’s “Labelman” against a contestant in food label knowledge.
Healthy food can taste great and help prevent heart disease, the number one killer in the United States.
Although most people get all the vitamins they need from the foods they eat, millions of people take supplemental vitamins as part of their health regimen. This FDA Consumer Update video provides facts about vitamins, including information on how they are regulated.
If you think foodborne illness is only caused by animal products, think again.
Last year, the U.S. experienced several large outbreaks of illness caused by fruits and vegetables. Find out how to make sure the produce you serve is safe.
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