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Fall and Winter Holiday Plant Toxicity in Cats
Offbeat  (tags: cats, plants, toxic, poinsetta, animals, environment, health, interesting, pets, protection, safety )

- 2750 days ago -
I thought this was important to share! Flowers and plants add beauty to any holiday, and they make great holiday gifts. But if your family includes pets, you may want to learn which plants are safe and which ones you need to avoid.
Poisonous Frogs Are Better Athletes
Offbeat  (tags: Frog, toxic, poison, athletic )

- 3007 days ago -
The most toxic and brightly hued members of the poison frog family also display the highest athletic prowess.
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Offbeat  (tags: Wildlife, toxic, poisoning, kills, protection, ban )

- 3151 days ago -
Each year, the Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services kills more than 10,000 wild animals with highly toxic sodium cyanide and sodium monofluoroacetate (known as Compound 1080) -- and many of these poisonings occur on federal land.
Strawberries Are About to Become More Toxic
Offbeat  (tags: Strawberries, Toxic, Pesticide, Contamination )

- 3289 days ago -
On most dirty produce lists, strawberries make the cut for pesticide contamination. by Kim Evans
Toxic Chinese Drywall, America's 'Silent Hurricane'
Offbeat  (tags: drywall, Chinese, New Orleans, toxic, hydrogen sulfide )

- 3362 days ago -
Chinese Drywall Victims Awarded $2.6 Million The judgment comes less than a week after the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recommended Chinese drywall-tainted homes be gutted.
DFCS Probe: Violations Rampant
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, interesting, bizarre, grouphost:CHANGE_REFORM*, DCFS, CPS, Child, Children, Mother, Father, Family, Parents, Allegation, Court, Petition, Warrant, Police, Procedure, Safety, Privacy, Harassment, Intimidation, Toxic, False, Falsely, Accused )

- 3738 days ago -
Stories of overzealous Department of Family and Children Services employees prowling for referrals and using people's children as tools of extortion were true, according to the Georgia Department of Human Resources investigative report
Angry Citizens Stop Aerial Spray Poisoning Program in a Turn of Victory
Offbeat  (tags: USDA, aerial spray, toxic, moths )

- 3921 days ago -
On June 19th, 2008, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), funded by the USDA abruptly announced a change in their aerial spray plans. As unfathomable as it was, they were planning to spray several million people in the greater San

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