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No glove, no love: California law repeal edition

June 27, 2014

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by Ben Chapman Mandating glove use or no barehand contact quickly becomes a political issue. The public health folks point at risk factors and research that suggests that a barehand contact violation is twice as likely to occur at a norovirus outbreak-linked restaurant than a nonoutbreak restaurant. The industry strikes back with calls of increased […]

Chia Seed and Sprouted Chia and Flax Seed Recall Update

June 27, 2014

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HEALTH MATTERS AMERICA INC. of Cheektowaga, New York is expanding the  recall of Organic Traditions Sprouted Chia Seed Powder and Sprouted Chia& Flax Seed Powder due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recall is being expanded to include more lot numbers and other products that contain Chia Seeds. Health Matters America is committed to the safety […]

Wait so Now I have to Eat Bee Pollen?

June 27, 2014

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By Bill Bradley The short answer is: No. Even though it’s trendy, you probably don’t need to start eating bee pollen. The longer, murkier, but also true answer is that it won’t hurt you, might help you, and—if you’re willing to check it out despite some ambiguous science—it could become the supplement you swear by. […]

Veteran fired from Cracker Barrel for giving homeless man a muffin

June 27, 2014

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A 73-year-old Vietnam veteran from Florida says he was fired from his job at Cracker Barrel for giving away a muffin — a reason that doesn’t seem good enough to many customers, the Daily Mail reports. Joe Koblenzer worked at Cracker Barrel for more three years to supplement his Social Security benefits. Koblenzer told WWSB […]

1,760+ pounds of Sausage Products Recalled

June 27, 2014

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K & W Sausage of  Evansdale, Iowa is recalling approximately 1,761 pounds of sausage products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain soy and wheat, known allergens, which are not declared on the product labels. The products subject to recall include: [View Labels (PDF Only)] 16-oz. vacuum packed “Hot Franks” with a packaging […]

Raw Pork Nugget Products Recall for Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

June 27, 2014

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Mr. Wok Foods of Las Vegas, Nevada recalling approximately 14,760 pounds of raw pork nugget product because of misbranding and undeclared allergen. The product contains wheat, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product labels. The product subject to recall includes: 10 lb. cases of “Battered, deep fried pork nugget” with packaging dates […]

Why you should let your kids eat (some) junk food

June 26, 2014

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by A. Pawlowski You want them to eat food that can be peeled, chopped or juiced. They want something with sprinkles, sugar and enough fat to make it gooey and rich. Most every household wages the parent vs. child battle over junk food. But it doesn’t have to be that way, experts say. Charlotte Markey,a […]

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