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September 2010

FDA poised to approved genetically engineered salmon

It’s a food that you hear about over and over again as America tries to get back on track to eat healthier. Salmon. It’s high in omega 3 fatty acids, which aids cardiovascular health. Now the food industry, supported by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, wants to alter this... Read more →

Recall of the Week: Slow cookers sold at Kohl’s due to fire hazard

Sensio Inc., a Montreal importer/distributor, is recalling about 25,000 slow cookers. The slow cooker's control panel can overheat and melt, posing a fire hazard. Sensio has received 60 reports of the control panels of the slow cookers smoking, melting and sparking and three reports of panels catching fire. Fourteen incidents... Read more →

What’s happening on Labor Day 2010?

Travel Labor Day travel will up almost 10 percent in 2010, compared to last year, with 34.4 million Americans expected to travel more than 50 miles between Thursday and Monday.Car travel will likely increase 10.3 percent even though gas prices are about 15 cents a gallon higher than they were... Read more →

Why do we celebrate Labor Day?

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, was created by the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It’s a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the country.Conditions for workers in the 1800s were oppressive. Child labor and long... Read more →