The Federal Trade Commission staff is launching an inquiry into the shortage for infant formula that is caused hardship for American families. The inquiry is looking for information about any deceptive, fraudulent, or other business practices that are taking advantage of families during the shortage.
Strawberries, spinach, and leafy greens are again the top offenders on the Dirty Dozen list developed by the Environmental Working Group or EWG. The EWG analyzes data on pesticide-contaminated fresh fruits and vegetables, based on the latest tests by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration. Pesticide...
The news that baby formula is in short supply is really confusing, especially when conspiracy theories are running rampant. It also makes one wonder why so few baby formula companies are in control of the market. And, what did babies drink who weren’t breastfed before formula companies took over baby feeding?
Norwex USA is recalling about 40,000 ceramic knives in the United States and 2,500 in Canada. The handle on the Norwex ceramic knives can break during use, posing a laceration hazard. The firm has received 188 reports of incidents, including 158 reports of the handle breaking.
Well, I’m sad this year to be at home and not in Madrid visiting my daughter and her family. I decided not to travel this year due to the pandemic. Hopefully, I’ll be able to go for Christmas. I did have a video call with my daughters, which is great. However, we forgot to take a photo.
The first Mother’s Day celebrations were organized by Anna Jarvis on May 10, 1908 in Grafton, West Virginia, and Philadelphia. Jarvis became the leader for the Mother’s Day movement as the annual celebration became popular across the nation.
May is a big month for bargains, beginning with Mother’s Day and ending with Memorial Day. If you’ve been waiting on a great bargain, there’s a good chance it’ll pop up in May. Check out this guide from DealNews.com on what to buy in May, as well as the items you’ll want to wait until later to purchase:
As part of National Older Americans Month in May, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is providing 10 steps for healthy aging. “Promoting healthy aging helps ensure older adults remain a vibrant, integral community members for many years to come,” said Charles J. Fuschillo Jr., AFA’s president & CEO.
A man aged 55-65 passed away in Grays Harbor County, Washington, during the weekend from a probable case of botulism. Public health officials are waiting for test results to confirm the cause of death. Health officials assisted the deceased man’s spouse, with the safe disposal of jars of home-canned food.
What are your plans for Easter? Eighty percent of consumers plan to celebrate Easter this year and will spend an average $169.79, according to the National Retail Federation. Total spending for the holiday is estimated to be $20.8 billion, down slightly from last year's forecast of $21.6 billion.