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If the Word ‘How’ Is Trademarked, Does This Headline Need a ™ ?

October 7, 2014

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By Jonathan Mahler Who owns How? No, that’s not a line from a Dr. Seuss book or an Abbott and Costello routine. It’s the question at the center of a bitter legal battle pitting a best-selling author and management guru against America’s largest Greek yogurt manufacturer. The author, Dov Seidman, is in the business of […]

400+ pounds of Beef Products Recalled

October 7, 2014

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Galant Food Company of San Leandro, California  is recalling approximately 410 pounds of beef products because the meat filling used in the products did not meet its cooking critical limit. The products subject to the recall include: [View Labels (PDF Only)] 4.5-oz. Galina’s Original Beef and Cheese Piroshki, 12 or 24 per case, with case […]

Orthorexia: When healthy eating becomes an obsession

October 7, 2014

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By Sarah Elizabeth Richards Three years ago, after suffering from chronic abdominal pain, digestive problems and a crushing breakup that left her depressed and sluggish, Ashley Bailey started researching whether “clean eating” could help her feel better. After learning that some people are intolerant to dairy, she cut milk and cheese from her diet and […]

Fortune Cookie Factory Was Overrun With Vermin, FDA Reports

October 6, 2014

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by Mitch Lipka You might want to think twice before you open the next fortune cookie you get — there may be something far less lucky in it than a piece of paper offering pithy words of wisdom. When inspectors from the Food and Drug Administration visited the fortune cookie manufacturing plant in Atlanta owned […]

Ground Beef Recall – update

October 6, 2014

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a Texas company is recalling nearly 91,000 pounds of ground beef products that might be contaminated with pieces of metal. Corpus Christi-based Sam Kane Beef Processors is recalling the beef products after four consumer complaints were received about pieces of metal, approximately 3 mm in size, being found. Three […]

Ronald Avers Put Needles In Meat Packages ‘Just For The Hell Of It,’ FBI Says

October 6, 2014

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by Ed Mazza A 68-year-old man is being held without bond for allegedly putting sewing needles into packages of meat that were sold at an Illinois grocery stone. Ronald Avers, who uses a scooter to get around and carries a portable oxygen tank, allegedly put needles into packaged meat at a Belleville Shop ‘n Save […]

SC officials investigating two outbreaks of salmonelloisis

October 6, 2014

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by Ben Chapman In 2009 when I had a Campylobacter infection it took me a few days of puking and diarrhea to go to my doctor. Then it took a week for the lab results. And then it took another week for the county folks to follow up with me about a food history. Our […]

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