FDA Changes Food Labeling Rules-Again

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has changed the labeling rules for food for the fifth time since the Covid-19 pandemic began.  This time the change allows manufacturers to substitute ingredients without changing the information on the label.  This gives people...

New York Bans All Flavored Vaping Products

Effective today, May 18, all flavored vape products are illegal in the state of New York.   Retailers caught selling flavored vaping products will face a fine of up to $100 for each item they have in stock.  And effective July 1, online sales of vaping products are...

Virtual Affairs On The Increase

Virtual infidelity has increased by almost 15% since the pandemic crisis hit the US.  According to online cheating website Ashley Madison, new users have gone from an average of 15,000 per day to 17,000 during the shut down.   Many of the new sign ups are people who...

Blue Bell Hit with $19 Million Dollar Fine

Blue Bell Creameries has been hit with a $19.3 million dollar fine for selling ice cream they knew was contaminated with listeria.  $17.25 million is the criminal fine for knowingly selling tainted product.  $2.1 million is to settle civil claims for making the ice...

Is Your Partner Having a Digital Affair?

Everyone is staying home and people are becoming more alert to their partner’s digital habits.  Is your partner always on their phone?  Who are they talking to?  Are they having a digital affair? There’s no doubt social media sites like Facebook, BeNaughty,...

Affairs in Lock Down

Social distancing and stay at home orders are putting a dent in people’s ability to physically cheat on their partners.  But once an affair has begun, it’s hard to put out the fire, and the obsessive thoughts and drive to see the other person can lead to some pretty...

New Vaping Dangers Discovered

We already know vaping can damage your lungs just like cigarettes.  EVALI (e-cigarette or vaping product use associated lung injury) has been declared an “outbreak” by the CDC. As of February 2020, 68 deaths have been confirmed and over 2,800...

Food Safety When Cooking at Home

Restaurants are closed and more people are staying home and cooking for themselves. Spending more time in the kitchen means food safety and avoiding food borne illness in the home kitchen should be getting more attention.  No one ever wants food poisoning, and now is...