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Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal Recalled Due To Salmonella Risk

Before you pour a bowl of cereal, Kellogg is recalling certain boxes of Honey Smacks as 73 people in 31 states have been sickened by salmonella. The Kellogg Company said it is voluntarily recalling 15.3-ounce and 23-ounce packages of the cereal with a "best if used by" date from June 14, 2018,...
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Sunscreen Pills Are A Scam

Memorial Day weekend is billed as the unofficial beginning of summer and although thought turn to long days by the pool or on the beach, it's important to never let your guard down as scammers look for ways to take your money and run. The latest trend are pills that promise to prevent sunburn and...
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FDA Warns Parents To Avoid Teething Medications For Infants

Teething for infants is painful and for parents heartbreaking but a natural part of life. But if you seek out teething pain relief in the form of popular over the counter numbing medications, the government is warning you not to do it. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that various gels...
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Shop Smart For Sunscreens

As we gear up for summer a walk down the aisle of sunscreens can leave your head swimming on which one is the best match for you and your family. While the Federal government requires sunscreen claims to be “truthful and not misleading," the rule only applies to some terms found on the bottle. “SPF...
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Herbs Responsible For Nearly A Quarter Of Food Poisonings

There has been a lot of recalls on contaminated produce with nearly half of all foodborne illness caused by E. coli, salmonella and listeria. While raw meats account for about 22% of the cases, herbs are more of a risk than meat! The FDA analyzed 139 herb samples found that four tested positive for...
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How Long Can You Use Consume Milk After Its Date?

In a world of confusing "sell by", "use by" and "best before" dates printed the products we use, it appears in the world of milk, they're pointless to the consumer! True, that "expiration" date we sometime call it, doesn't mean milk cannot be used. Milk producers apply these dates to give consumers...
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Gummy Vitamins May Be Dangerous To Your Health

One of the most popular vitamin supplements may be hazardous to your health. A recent test of gummy vitamins found a vast majority do not provide the body with the proper nutrients. The test of 50 different multivitamins found that 80% of gummy multivitamins did not meet the standards of dietary...
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FDA Warning About Packaged & Processed "Bone Treats"

A warning for dog owners about a time honored treat dogs love. The FDA says "Bone Treats" or cooked and processed Ham Bones, Pork Femur Bones, Rib Bones and Smokey Knuckle Bones and any bone dried through a smoking process or by baking could be deadly. The agency says about 90 dogs have been...
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Black Licorice Warning From The Government

As door bells rings as homes open their doors to kids asking for treats, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reminding everyone that too much black licorice can he harmful to your health. While the two camps are divided about black licorice, those who are devoted fans might want to enjoy your...
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Company Says "Love" Is An Actual Ingredient In Their Food

Eating food made with love taste better, right? Not according to the government as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns a Massachusetts bakery to take the word love out of its ingredients label. The Nashoba Brook Bakery includes "Love" as a key ingredient on its granola packaging. But what...
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