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Maestro V-Bloc (Source: CBS4)

“Appetite Pacemaker” May Help Battle Obesity

A new tool in the battle against obesity is a device that promises to turn off hunger.

02/26/2015

ALABASTER, AL - JULY 12: The Beneful Dream Dog Park Contest Grand Prize Winner Jenny Wilson and her dog Honey Belle celebrate at the July 12 unveiling of the newly renovated $500,000 Dream Dog Park at the Beneful Dream Dog Park unveil event at Veterans Park on July 12, 2012 in Alabaster, Alabama. (Photo by Skip Bolen/Getty Images for Beneful)

Lawsuit Filed Against Purina Claims Food Sickens, Kills Dogs

A dog owner has filed a lawsuit against Purina claiming thousands of dogs got sick or died after eating one of its dog foods.

02/26/2015

View of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacterium --which reduces mosquito transmitted diseases such as dengue and chikungunya by shortening adult lifespan, affect mosquito reproduction and interfere with pathogen replication-- at the Oswaldo Cruz foundation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on October 2, 2014. The mosquitoes, when released, are expected to quickly infiltrate the insect population and stop the spread of the disease. Small-scale trials have already been conducted in communities in northern Australia.   (Courtesy: CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mixed Feelings Over GMO Mosquitoes In The Keys

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if the Food and Drug Administration approves it

01/28/2015

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Millions Of GMO Insects Could Be Released In Florida Keys

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.

01/25/2015

MonringStar Farms voluntarily recalls two products. (Source: MorningStarFarms.com)

MorningStar Farms Issues Black Bean Burger Recall

MorningStar Farms is issuing a voluntary and precautionary recall of some of their products because they may inadvertently contain peanuts.

01/13/2015

Happy Apple caramel apples in a box. (Source: Facebook)

Firm Recalls Caramel Apples Amid Listeria Fears

A firm is recalling it’s Happy Apple brand caramel apples over fears they could be contaminated with listeria.

12/26/2014

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Bondi: FDA Going ‘Overbroad’ On Cigar Rules

Attorney General Pam Bondi sent a letter to the federal government addressing concerns over proposed regulations trying to link e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to rules meant for the cigarette industry.

08/13/2014

BAGHDAD, IRAQ - JULY 6: Sarmod Shamail, the only tattoo artist in the city, uses his homemade needle to ink a design on the arm of Walter Tamal at the Agony Tattoo parlor July 6, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq. The tatoo parlor serves customers who want tattoos, in what is becoming somewhat of a trend. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

FDA Warns Tattoo Inks Can Cause Infections

Those thinking about getting a tattoo may want to check what ink is being used for their new design.

08/07/2014

MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 20: A customer picks out a smoking tip for her electronic cigarette at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. As the popularity of E- cigarettes continue to grow, leading U.S. tobacco companies such as Altria Group Inc. the maker of Marlboro cigarettes are annoucing plans to launch their own e-cigarettes as they start to pose a small but growing competitive threat to traditional smokes. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Different Names For Nicotine Vapor Products Causing Confusion

In April the Food and Drug Administration announced plans to begin regulating E-cigarettes. The decision brought relief to some parents who felt it would make it harder for teens to get their hands on the nicotine vapor devices.

06/04/2014

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Kashi To Stop Using “All Natural” On Certain Products

Kashi will no longer use “All Natural” or “Nothing Artificial” labels on certain products.

05/11/2014

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