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Consumer Reports’ Testing Of Pork Finds Reasons To Take Precautions When Eating It

Some things just go together: holidays and ham, breakfast and sausage, baseball and hot dogs. Pork products are part of American culture, but what might be cultured from pork is the subject of a Consumer Reports investigation.

11/28/2012

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Use Of Hand Sanitizer Linked To Fewer Sick Days

Missing work because you’re sick? It’s a big problem with 407 million days of lost time at the cost of $260 billion a year. There may be an easy way to avoid illness and it’s within your reach.

08/21/2012

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Local Dairy Stops Producing Milk, 5 Sickened

Consumers are being advised to throw out or return glass-bottled, pasteurized milk from the Brunton Dairy in Aliquippa, Beaver County.

08/02/2011

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Lunch Meat Could Be Source For Bacterial Infection

When it comes to lunch meat, do you heat it up? If it’s not steaming hot, it could be a source for a bacterial infection called listeriosis.

05/05/2011

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