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Why You Should Take Fewer Pictures on Your Next Trip

Clicking photographs during our travels is something many of us don't even think twice about. Setting sun going down on the sea in a glorious orange blob? Quick, click! Ancient script carved on an Egy…

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Peanut Butter Recall Expanded to 240 Brands

Earlier this week, we posted about the recall of Sunland Inc. brand peanut butter and nut products. Today, after the FDA found Salmonella in various environmental samples from the Sunland productio…

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Peanut Butter Recall, Salmonella Alert

Last month, the New Mexico-based company Sunland Inc. recalled multiple brands of peanut and almond butter products, after a string of salmonella illnesses were linked to one of the brands it manufact…

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Bumbo Fail

Years ago, when my child was an infant and barely capable of rolling over, a friend brought over a brightly colored object that kind of looked like a toilet aid. It was a “Bumbo,” as this friend excla…

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The Pink Slime of the Sea

Just when we were beginning to regain our appetites from the “pink slime” debacle of last month comes news that the beloved supermarket (and bottom dollar sushi bar) option “spicy tuna” is potentially…

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The Senate Passes the Food Safety Bill…But Not So Fast

After months, no make that years, of development and back room quid pro quo, the U.S. Senate passed the Food Safety Modernization Act this past week, which is essentially one giant baby step toward se…

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Kombucha is Disappearing and This is Causing Quite a Stink

At first glance a bottle of commercially available Kombucha looks a whole lot like one of the many boutique, iced teas being aggressively marketed to thirsty consumers. Twist off the top, and you hear…

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Tales From the Crib

Now I am not usually moved to report on every one (or even most) of the countless and ceaseless amount of children's toy and product recalls that hang over consumer consciousness like a dark cloud. Fr…

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Five Million Pounds of Meat Can’t Be Wrong, or Can It?

The truly shocking thing about the latest and exceptionally massive recall involving Huntington Meat Packing Inc. out of California (read the details here) is not the fact that more than five million …

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Total Recall: Why Child Safety is an Illusive Proposition

As if the Sigg Bottle recall of summer 09 wasn't enough of a chart topper (personal note: I just received my "truly" BPA-free replacement bottles in the mail this week) we, as healthily panicked paren…

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