U.S. Feds Back Down On Salt Whole Grain Standards For School Lunches

Schools in the U.S. won’t have to cut the salt in meals just yet and they can serve kids fewer whole grains, under changes to federal nutrition standards announced Monday. The move... Read more »

Detroit area doctors indicted over genital mutilation of two seven-year-old girls

DETROIT – A grand jury indicted two doctors and a third person on Wednesday in an alleged scheme to perform genital mutilation on two girls from Minnesota at a Detroit-area clinic. Dr.... Read more »

mccain foods hash brown recall in 9 states

MATTHEWS, N.C. McCain Foods USA is recalling frozen hash browns from stores in nine states because the potatoes may have pieces of golf balls in them. McCain’s recall notice said the golf... Read more »

Miss Vckies Jalapeno Chips Recall In Canada Over Salmonella Contamination

Miss Vickie’s brand announced a recall of potato chips with jalapeno flavor due to a possible presence of salmonella in the seasoning used in this product. These chips are distributed in three... Read more »

CFIA Expands Flour Recall Again

E. coli bacteria: recall of potentially contaminated flour expanded again New products are added to the national recall list of flour potentially contaminated with E. coli. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency further... Read more »

target easter toy recall over ingestion concerns

U.S. retailer Target is recalling a line of water-absorbing Easter egg toys.   According to Consumer Protection Safey Commission. the Easter eggs can expand inside a child’s body if ingested. This can... Read more »

Women Most At Risk Of Smartphone Addiction: Study

Toronto – Smartphone addiction is a real thing and those who are more susceptible to developing it, according to a US study conducted by Binghamton University – State University of New York,... Read more »

New Mexico school lunch law outlaws shamming

If you go to to school in New Mexico schools without a lunch, there will be no shame.   Schools are no longer allowed to shame students who don’t have lunch money or... Read more »

National Flour Recall Expands

The extensive National flour recall of Robin Hood flour due to E. coli contamination in western Canada has been extended to all of Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said Tuesday. At... Read more »

25 cases of E. coli infection reported in four provinces

Twenty-five cases of E. coli bacterial infection associated with Robin Hood all-purpose flour were reported in British Columbia (12), Saskatchewan (4), Alberta (4), and Newfoundland -Labrador (5). Six people were hospitalized, but... Read more »