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Pomegranate Seeds In Frozen Berry Mix Suspect To Be Cause Of Hepatitis A Outbreak
Offbeat  (tags: illness, warning, ethics, food )

Marty
- 1327 days ago - redorbit.com
An acute hepatitis A outbreak that has caused at least 30 people across five states to fall ill has been linked to a blend of frozen berries and pomegranates sold in the US by Costco, various media outlets have reported.
Cat Detects Owner's Brain Aneurysm
Offbeat  (tags: health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, protection, safety, treatment, warning, disease, cats, protection, pets, endangered, rescued, performance )

Kelly
- 1367 days ago - petside.com
Noah, an orange and white tabby, began obsessing over his owner's head last year. In an interview with The Northern Virginia Daily, Janet Batten says, "He constantly smelled my head on the right side, in the front, and in my eye and in my nose.
Video:A Place at the Table Opens in Theaters March 1
Offbeat  (tags: food, risks, safety, children, diet, prevention, protection, nutrition, warning, performance, culture )

JL
- 1420 days ago - nokidhungry.org
This week hunger and poverty take the national spotlight with the release of A Place at the Table, a new documentary film from Participant Media, producers of other award-winning films like Food, Inc. and Waiting for "Superman."
Lakota Freedom Delegation
Offbeat  (tags: climate, animals, destruction, environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews, Sustainabililty, world, pollution, healthconditions, habitat, activists, americans, ethics, culture, education, environment, goodnews, government, humans, world, society, poli )

Micahel
- 1779 days ago - finalcall.com
The Lakota have withdrawn from every Treaty it ever signed with the US Govt. They have renounced US Citizenship. They say they will welcome anyone who does the same. We had been told in 72 by a local Rock Band that, ''We are the Indians today.''
Cheap Radiation Detectors Give Inaccurate Results, Consumer Watchdog Reports
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, radiation detectors, monitoring radiation levels, Tokyo, cheap, incorrect, National Consumers Affair Center, inaccurate data, environment, warning )

Naoko
- 1960 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
New types of low-price radiation detectors on the market, some now being used to monitor radiation in Tokyo area, give incorret measurements, the National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan (NCAC) announced on Sept. 8.
Did Animals Give Quake Warning?
Offbeat  (tags: natural disasters, warning, wild animals, March 11, earthquake, unusual behaviors, crows, kites, whales, Tohoku Kanto Earthquake )

Naoko
- 2028 days ago - yomiuri.co.jp
People in areas affected by the March 11 earthquake have reported witnessing unusual behavior by wild animals shortly before the maginitude-9 temblor hit, stories that lend support to the idea that animals can anticipate natural disasters.
Antidepressant Drugs Have Hundreds of Side Effects
Offbeat  (tags: drugs, FDA, investigation, warning )

Iona
- 2052 days ago - healthimpactnews.com
More than 700,000 people visit U.S. emergency rooms annually as a result of adverse drug reactions. And, according to the U.S. FDA, adverse drug reactions from drugs that are properly prescribed and properly administered cause about 106,000 deaths a year!
Monkey Snared After Biting Rampage Makes 'Lucky' Escape
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Japanese monkey, biting rampage, Shizuoka, captured, escaped, Lucky, stress, warning )

Naoko
- 2189 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A Japanese monkey that was captured in Shizuoka Prefecture after biting over 100 people has escaped from a park, sparking a warning from local authorities.
Most Pet Owners See a 6th Sense
Offbeat  (tags: animal, pet, 6th sense, Lassie, bad news, warning, alert )

Naoko
- 2197 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Lassie could always sense when Timmy was in trouble. Black Beauty knew the bridge was out. Now two-thirds of American pet owners say they can relate -- their pets have a sixth sense about bad weather. Forty-three percent say the same about bad news,
Floods Bring Crocodile Warning in Australia
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, crocodile, floods, warning )

Tarequl
- 2214 days ago - daily-sun.com
Flooding in Australia's tropical north has prompted a warning about crocodiles, with several of the reptiles spotted in swollen waterways, an official said Monday.
Must Watch : Gulf Oil Spill Has Affected Millions of Birds(Video)
Offbeat  (tags: CO2emissions, eco-friendly, environment, globalwarming, health, protection, water, world, animals, AnimalWelfare, death, protection, wildlife, illness, prevention, study, treatment, warning, safety, disease, photos, unusual )

Christo
- 2351 days ago - worldthissecond.com
Gulf Spill Still Threatens Millions of Migrating Birds The Lake Ontario one of the biggest assets for the migrating birds as these migrating birds stops along the lake before migrating towards the south and in some cases making their way to the marshes
3 Alligators Spotted in Isahaya Bay Reservoir
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Nagasaki, alligators, pets, abondoned, escaped, warning )

Naoko
- 2373 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Three alligators, estimated to be around one meter in length, are spotted in Isahaya Bay resorvoir in Nagasaki Prefecture, leading the local government to warn residents to keep out of the area. They are believed to be either abondoned or escaped.
Jury Awards $18 Million in Death of Child Blamed on Aged Tires
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, safety, humans, business, risks, warning, death )

Lady
- 2497 days ago - abcnews.go.com
California Tire Dealer That Installed 12-Year-Old Tire Found Liable for Death of 11-Year-Old Willie Moreno. A California jury has handed down an $18 million award to the family of an 11-year-old boy killed in a vehicle crash attributed to a dangerously
Infant Deaths Prompt Warning on Slings
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, women, humans, news, risks, science, babies, death, warning )

Lady
- 2506 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Officials: Popular products may be tied to up to 13 deaths WASHINGTON - The government warned Friday that those chic baby slings that hip moms and dads are sporting these days can be dangerous, even deadly for their little ones.
3-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Self With Dad's Gun; Thought It Was a Wii Game Controller
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, children, crime, guns, parents, safety, death, warning, risks )

Lady
- 2509 days ago - nydailynews.com
A 3-year-old Tennessee girl accidentally shot herself to death after confusing her father's .380-caliber pistol with a Nintendo Wii game controller, according to the The Tennessean.
 

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