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Salmonella has been contaminating millions of eggs every year for decades

16 Sep

Experts are at a loss for why Salmonella enterica, the strain implicated in the recent egg recall, has continued to infect millions of eggs every year for at least the past 35 years. Much evidence seems to suggest, however, that salmonella runs rampant throughout conventional poultry products because of tight living conditions and unnatural raising methods that harbor and spread disease. Continue reading

Stainless steel water bottles: Are they better than plastic and glass?

16 Sep

For years, I’ve always carried my own drinking water when I’m at the gym or running errands around town. That’s because I don’t drink out of water fountains with all their chlorinated, fluoridated public water sources (yuck!). I can’t stand restaurant water, which is usually just gross tap water with ice cubes in it. I also don’t drink out of plastic water bottles because, well, I don’t particularly wish to grow a pair of BPA-induced male breasts (although I’m sure that would be amusing to YouTube viewers). Continue reading