As childhood obesity rates hit all-time highs, food brands spend billions on advertising to turn kids into lifetime consumers of fat, sugar, salt, and nutrient-deprived junk food
Nov 8, 2020
Business Insider – Popular child influencers are generating millions of impressions for fast food and candy brands in YouTube videos targeted at kids, a report in the Pediatrics journal has found.
Videos of children playing with McDonald's toys and pretending to work at drive-thrus could potentially reach...
FOOD SAFETY NEWS | OPINION – Jared Polis is governor of Colorado. He is an interesting fellow.
We called him to the attention of readers of Food Safety News when he was serving in Congress because of his association with the Food Freedom movement.
Turn the clock back to 2015 when then-Congressman Polis, D-CO, was a proud member of the Food Freedom Caucus led by Rep. Thomas Massie, R-KY. They campaigned for national raw milk bills...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An airline passenger could wind up paying $14,500 for refusing to wear a face mask and drinking alcohol that he had brought on board.
The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday it proposed the civil penalty against a passenger on a Dec. 23 JetBlue Airways flight that left New York's John F. Kennedy Airport bound for the Dominican Republic, but turned back to JFK because of the man's behavior.
The FAA said the man...
Fox News – A Frontier Airlines flight attendant is being praised for noticing a potential problem as the aircraft was preparing for takeoff:
The plane's wing was still covered in snow and ice.
This worker's actions are now being credited with helping to avoid a possible catastrophe.
An attendant on a Frontier Airlines flight taking off from Nashville International Airport last week noticed that there appeared to be a significant amount of snow and ice on...
Food Safety News – Shenandoah Growers Inc. is recalling its fresh cut, packaged organic basil packed at its Indianapolis location because sample tests showed the Cyclospora parasite. Retailers, including Kroger and Schnuck’s received the implicated herb.
The recalled products from the Harrisonburg, VA-based company were distributed to retail stores Feb. 3 and 4 in the following states:
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.
"Cyclospora is spread by people ..."
MindBodyGreen – People can be pretty particular about their sleep outfits: a trendy matching set, that old worn-in tee, or—one of the most controversial—the birthday suit. But are those who choose to snooze in the nude actually making the healthier choice, or does it just feel good?
The benefits of sleeping naked:
1. It might help you fall asleep faster.
According to a study published in the Journal of Physiological Anthropology, the human body drops in temperature...
FOOD SAFETY NEWS – Lancaster Foods LLC is recalling processed butternut squash items because they may be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogene.
"The most common symptoms of invasive gastroenteritis due to Listeria monocytogenes are fever, diarrhea, arthromyalgia , and headache." – American Federation for Medical Research
This recall comes after two other butternut squash product recalls from Pero Family Farms Co. LLC and Publix Super Markets Inc. because of possible Listeria contamination.
There has been no confirmation as...
TOWN HALL – Where would you rather live, Florida or New York?
It’s a simple question with a basic, easy answer: Florida.
But liberal elites hate the Sunshine State and love the Empire State, so the pictures being painted in the media of the two states are unrecognizable.
Florida has about 2 million more people than New York, 21.5 million to 19.5 million, yet it has no state income tax.
New York’s tax rate ranges...
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