New York Kills Mysterious Phrostie

June 4, 2014 mediamonarchy@gmail.com 0

from dailydot.com: Like Four Loko, the sugary-sweet, fruit-flavored, turbo-alcoholic concoctions known as “Phrosties” were too beautiful for this world. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has announced his intention to clamp down on the unregulated drink, and


China bans US shellfish imports

December 15, 2013 mediamonarchy@gmail.com 0

from Press TV: China has forbidden US shellfish imports after inspectors discovered a recent shipment containing high levels of a deadly chemical agent, a media report says. The Chinese government imposed the ban after recent

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FDA to Ban Artery-Clogging Trans Fats

November 8, 2013 mediamonarchy@gmail.com 0

from abcnews.go.com: Heart-clogging trans fats were once a staple of the American diet, plentiful in baked goods, microwave popcorn and fried foods. Now, mindful of the health risks, the Food and Drug Administration is getting