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Popular frozen Mexican foods recalled over plastic contamination risk

Popular frozen Mexican foods recalled over plastic contamination risk

The US Department of Agriculture has warned that multiple varieties of popular frozen Mexican foods from a Texas producer have been recalled over potential contamination with small pieces of plastic. These frozen food products are commonly found in grocery stores and convenience stores throughout the United States -- and, quite obviously, eating one that has a small piece of plastic may result in choking.

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Plant-based Impossible Burger just hit shelves at another big retailer

Plant-based Impossible Burger just hit shelves at another big retailer

Impossible Foods has been aggressively expanding the availability of its Impossible Burger, a plant-based ground beef alternative that offers a faithful imitation of actual meat. Just days after the product arrived nationwide at Walmart stores, the plant-based food company has returned with another announcement: consumers can now get this burger product at around 1,200 Publix grocery stores.

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FDA says there’s a new Salmonella outbreak: onions recalled across US

FDA says there’s a new Salmonella outbreak: onions recalled across US

The FDA has published an advisory warning that a new Salmonella outbreak has resulted in nearly 400 cases across the United States. Though the agency says that it and the CDC are still investigating and that a final conclusion isn't yet available, the issue may be linked to onions from Thomson International. As a result, the company has recalled many of its onions 'out of an abundance of caution.'

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Coca-Cola plans hybrid drink that blends ‘authentic’ Coke flavor with coffee

Coca-Cola plans hybrid drink that blends ‘authentic’ Coke flavor with coffee

A day after its hard seltzer announcement, the Coca-Cola Company has returned to reveal that it will soon release a 'hybrid' beverage combining the 'authentic' flavor of its cola product with coffee. Unlike the Topo Chico drink, which will be launched this year in a limited number of cities, Coca-Cola says it plans to make its new coffee beverage available across the United States starting next January.

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Coca-Cola has a new experimental hard seltzer, but you can’t get it yet

Coca-Cola has a new experimental hard seltzer, but you can’t get it yet

Coca-Cola, the company best known for its non-alcoholic soda drinks, has announced intentions to enter the hard seltzer market with a new Topo Chico Hard Seltzer drink. As its name suggests, this new beverage will be alcoholic and will revolve around the Topo Chico sparkling mineral water commonly used to mix alcoholic drinks. Though the drink will be hitting the market this year, it won't be easy to get.

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Plant-based Impossible Burger is heading to Walmart stores across US

Plant-based Impossible Burger is heading to Walmart stores across US

Plant-based food company Impossible Foods is heading to one of the biggest retailers in the US: Walmart. More than 2,000 Walmart stores located across all 50 states will sell the Impossible Burger, a plant-based ground alternative to traditional ground beef. This is the latest -- and one of the largest -- rollouts of this product, which has increasingly spread to new retailers over the past several months.

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Frustrating study warns antioxidant foods may fuel certain cancers

Frustrating study warns antioxidant foods may fuel certain cancers

It's a popular trend to eat antioxidant-rich foods for their health-promoting effects. These polyphenols, flavonoids, and other plant compounds have been linked with a variety of benefits, including reducing blood pressure, helping control blood sugar, and even reducing the risk of developing cancer. A new study underscores the fact that nothing is perfect, however, warning that antioxidant-rich foods may fuel the development of one of the most common types of cancer.

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CDC investigating outbreak from salad products as case numbers spike

CDC investigating outbreak from salad products as case numbers spike

In an update late last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that it is working with the FDA and local health agencies to investigate an outbreak of Cyclospora linked to contaminated salad products. More than 600 people have become ill as a result of eating these salads, according to the agency, which notes that reports of illness have been verified in 11 states thus far. Fortunately, there haven't been any reports of death linked to the outbreak.

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Volunteers ate a ton of pizza to prove occasional overeating is low risk

Volunteers ate a ton of pizza to prove occasional overeating is low risk

A new study details the results of having healthy men under the age of 40 'stuff' themselves with large quantities of pizza in order to demonstrate how the body handles this excessive indulgence. The results were somewhat surprising, though they come with an important caveat. Despite eating double the amount needed to feel full, the participants' bodies were able to cope with the excessive pizza.

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Plant-based diets are great for high blood pressure even if you cheat

Plant-based diets are great for high blood pressure even if you cheat

Find a person who claims to have never cheated on a diet and you'll likely have found yourself a liar, or so the popular thought goes. It is difficult to stick to a strict eating protocol, particularly if that protocol involves removing very common and expansive food groups like meat. This makes plant-based diets a difficult switch for meat-eaters, but a new study reveals that you'll still benefit even if you cheat occasionally.

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Heart health study offers a good reason to eat more chocolate

Heart health study offers a good reason to eat more chocolate

If eating chocolate leaves you feeling guilty, a new study offers reassurance. According to research from the European Society of Cardiology, regularly eating this polyphenol-rich food may noticeably reduce your risk of developing heart disease later in life. Beneficial compounds in chocolate help keep the coronary arteries healthy, the new study reveals, building upon past research on the food.

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Cinnamon study finds powerful stabilizing effect on risky blood sugar

Cinnamon study finds powerful stabilizing effect on risky blood sugar

Cinnamon has been the subject of a number of studies over the years, including ones evaluating it for its potential to help control blood sugar levels. The latest research on this topic comes from a study recently published by the Endocrine Society, which reports that adding cinnamon to a prediabetic person's diet can help stabilize their blood sugar levels within several weeks.

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