Monthly Archives August 2017

Author: Canadian Food Inspection Agency --- Source: Health hazard alerts (non-allergy) only Food Recall Warning (Salmonella) – Shore Lunch brand Fish Breading/Batter Mix

Distribution – National. Recalling firm – Industry.

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Author: Doug Powell --- Source: barfblog CJD sucks: UK special forces legend who blew up Saddam’s communications network dies of CJD

A superfit, special forces legend from Gloucestershire who carried out a real-life “mission impossible” behind enemy lines has died after developing the human form of Mad Cow Disease. Father-of-three Mark Phillips MBE was just 56 when he died earlier on … Continue reading Read More

Beach Beat: Taking a chance with raw milk? Don’t bet your kid

I’ve never been much for games of pure chance. They simply leave too much up to, well, chance. Where’s the fun or challenge in that? I prefer activities that involve logic and reason and strategy — like “Clue” or pinochle. Yah, yah, I know both of those involve an element of chance. There’s the luck... Continue Reading Read More

Author: Doug Powell --- Source: barfblog Everyone’s got a camera: Carl’s Jr. in Alberta outed by former manager

The co-franchisee of a Carl’s Jr. in central Alberta was, according to Carolyn Dunn of CBC News, temporarily barred from his own restaurant’s kitchen after a host of unhygienic behaviours that even “shocked” a public health inspector.  Jack Webb was … Continue reading Read More

Men who go vegetarian more likely to have serious depression

Remove meat from a man’s diet, and he may well slip into depression. The current issue of the prestigious Journal of Affective Disorders, which includes the report entitled “Vegetarian diets and depressive symptoms among men,” comes to that conclusion. Mental health benefits and risks of vegetarian diets are subjects about which little is known, according... Continue Reading Read More