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More than 295,000lbs of beef hit with Class I recall over E. coli risk

More than 295,000lbs of beef hit with Class I recall over E. coli risk

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a Class 1 recall involving more than a quarter of a million pounds of raw beef from Greater Omaha Packing. The recall is due to potential contamination with E. coli, according to the agency's Food and Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The list of recalled products includes choice angus, prime chuck, and more.

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It turns out caffeine helps bees get work done, too

It turns out caffeine helps bees get work done, too

Many people around the world turn to caffeinated beverages to get a boost of energy in the morning or to help them focus on a difficult task. According to a new study from the University of Greenwich, caffeine offers similar benefits for bees, at least when it comes to getting their work done. Such caffeine solutions may help bees better pollinate crops.

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McCormick recalls some spices and ranch seasoning: Here’s the full list

McCormick recalls some spices and ranch seasoning: Here’s the full list

Popular spice brand McCormick has recalled some of its spices, as well as a Frank's RedHot product, over potential contamination with salmonella. The recall was first published on Monday, advising consumers to stop using these particular spices and seasoning and, if desired, to contact the company to get a refund.

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Dog food recalled yet again over aflatoxin risk: The new details

Dog food recalled yet again over aflatoxin risk: The new details

Sunshine Mills has announced another dog food recall over potential contamination with aflatoxin, a naturally occurring toxin that results from the growth of a mold called Aspergillus flavus. According to the latest recall notice, the levels of aflatoxin in these products may exceed the acceptable limits, potentially putting dogs at risk if too much of the toxin is consumed.

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Krispy Kreme UK Xbox doughnuts are “Nexus Level” advertising

Krispy Kreme UK Xbox doughnuts are “Nexus Level” advertising

If there were still any doubts about video gaming becoming mainstream, the fact that major brands are coming up with all sorts of antics to appeal to that crowd. No one can probably top KFC's gaming PC, but there are some that come a close second. Krispy Kreme's idea to celebrate the Xbox's 20th anniversary may seem tame in comparison, but it will at least give gamers a tasty treat while also offering the chance to get a new fridge, er, Xbox console in the process.

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More protein at breakfast, less at dinner may be key for muscle growth

More protein at breakfast, less at dinner may be key for muscle growth

A growing body of research indicates that staying healthy isn't about just what you eat, but also the time of day certain foods are consumed. The latest in this collection is a study from Waseda University in Japan, where researchers have found that eating more protein in the morning and less protein at night may be optimal for muscle growth and function.

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Epic Games is opening a real-life Fortnite taco shop in Los Angeles

Epic Games is opening a real-life Fortnite taco shop in Los Angeles

Epic Games is about to launch what will likely be its biggest real-life Fortnite promotion thus far: a fully functional taco pop-up shop. The store, which will only be open and operational for a limited time, is slated for Los Angeles, California, where residents and visitors alike will be able to enjoy a taco while pretending they're in the Fortnite universe.

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Uber brings grocery delivery to more than 400 cities across US

Uber brings grocery delivery to more than 400 cities across US

Uber has announced the expansion of its grocery delivery service, giving consumers in many cities another option for getting the items they need delivered to their homes. According to Uber, this is the single larger expansion of its on-demand grocery delivery service since it launched the platform last summer.

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Plant-based burgers vs. actual meat: Study details big nutritional differences

Plant-based burgers vs. actual meat: Study details big nutritional differences

No, we're not talking about the fact that plant-based burgers are, well, made from plants and meat comes from animals. That's an obvious difference between the two products, but what may not be so obvious to all consumers is that nutrients aren't mirrored across the two different types of meat. A new study from Duke University notes that neither of these products is 'good or bad,' but they are different from a nutritional standpoint.

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Impossible Foods preps plant-based chicken nuggets with first taste next week

Impossible Foods preps plant-based chicken nuggets with first taste next week

Next week, Impossible Foods -- the company behind the 'bleeding' plant-based burger -- will introduce its next big product: faux chicken nuggets. The unveiling will take place at a trade show next week, according to a new report, though the wider premiere won't happen until later this year. The company promises a plant-based nugget product with the same texture as actual chicken.

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Specific plant-based diet found to eliminate most menopause hot flashes

Specific plant-based diet found to eliminate most menopause hot flashes

Hot flashes are a common symptom of menopause and, unfortunately, they can be quite severe at times, interfering with sleep and one's ability to work. Traditionally speaking, estrogen drugs were used to reduce these hot flashes, but such use has been curbed by concerns about breast cancer risk. As it turns out, according to a new study, you may not need these drugs to get relief.

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Coca-Cola changing Zero flavor with less kerfuffle than New Coke

Coca-Cola changing Zero flavor with less kerfuffle than New Coke

If The Coca-Cola Company hadn't introduced "New Coke" in the year 1985, this might not be as big a deal. But because of the monster kerfuffle that was New Coke and Coca-Cola Classic, an announcement this week of a change to Coke Zero has fans up in arms. Some fans, that is. It's entirely possible that the first major reports on this situation have affected the situation as much as the first fans posting wild responses on social media sites.

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