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


Russia Considers Total Ban on All GMO Products

September 26, 2013 mediamonarchy@gmail.com 0

from sustainablepulse.com: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has ordered the relevant agencies to consider a possible ban on the import into Russia of products containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) by October 15. The order is addressed to