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Are China’s Pet Food – Jerky Treats – Safe For Your Dogs?

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Are China’s Pet Food – Jerky Treats – Safe For Your Dogs? Involved in a massive recall in 2007, when over 8,500 pets in the United States reportedly died from eating them, chicken jerky treats from China have again been under fire in the past few months since November.

The tainted pet food is again implicated in a growing number of dog deaths — and this time, the United States Food and Drug Administration stands accused of foot-dragging on the issue.

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Red Bull Addiction, Demi Moore, and Side Effects of Energy Drinks

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Red Bull Addiction, Demi Moore, and Side Effects of Energy Drinks: Actress and cougar icon Demi Moore’s recent collapse from what appears to be a Red Bull overdose brings to fore a number of studies that say drinking caffeine-based energy beverages is bad for your health.

Last February (2011), in fact, a team of researchers urged United States health authorities to regulate Red Bull and other energy drinks that contain high levels of caffeine and other stimulants.

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Are Teflon Pans Safe? PFC Side Effects, Vaccines, & Your Immune System

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Do PFCs reduce vaccine effectiveness? The dangers they pose are not fully known, but they’re everywhere. PFCs — perfluorinated compounds — are found in household items like Teflon pans, microwave popcorn bags and pizza boxes, stain repellants, floor wax, carpet treatments and some shampoos.

PFCs don’t break down easily and they’re often found in the environment and wildlife, and dispersed into the air and water by industrial waste from some chemical plants.

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