Search Foodconsumer & Others
||Last Updated: Apr 20, 2011 - 9:38:09 AM
You can avoid 75% diseases following a healthy diet. Subscribe to food consumer newsletter now!
||Looking to get a new credit card? USCards.com offers more than 100.
Choosing A Credit Card: The Deal is in the Disclosures
A credit card lets you buy things and pay for them over time. Using a credit card is a form of borrowing: you have to pay the money back.
Nov 3, 2008 - 4:57:19 PM
Six things to consider for auto insurance
One of the best ways to keep your auto insurance costs down is to have a good driving record.
Oct 15, 2008 - 3:24:59 AM
FTC Consumer Alert: Buying a Home: It’s a Big Deal
Whether you’re shopping for
appliances or automobiles, groceries or gadgets, travel services or tax
preparers, the Internet has changed the way most people gather
information about products and services.
Oct 14, 2008 - 9:33:32 PM
Low vitamin D harms bones of IBD patients
Maintaining adequate levels
of vitamin D in the body may help ward off bone disease in patients
with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a new study in the
June issue of American Journal of Gastroenterology.
Jul 14, 2008 - 4:47:38 AM
Pioneering heart surgeon dies at 99
World renowned heart surgeon
Michael E. DeBakey, the father of modern cardiovascular surgery, died
on July 11 of natural causes at the Methodist Hospital in Houston. He
Jul 14, 2008 - 4:39:01 AM
Gates Foundation Food Charity Raises Ethical Questions
It almost sounds like a
joke. Set up dairy enterprises in rural African villages with no
refrigeration, electricity, veterinary care or passable roads for a
population that can't drink milk because it's 90% lactose intolerant.
Jul 12, 2008 - 3:57:12 PM
22 Americans infected with West Nile so far this year
Department of Public Health announced July 10 that the state has been notified
that first birds infected with West Nile Virus this year were found in
Jul 12, 2008 - 11:07:27 AM
Hammocks Stage Comeback for Sun Screen Set
Dad had one. Granddad had one. Johnny Carson probably had one. An orange-colored, triangular hammock-with-fringed-pillow twenty yards from the redwood picnic set and row of geraniums.
Jul 10, 2008 - 1:14:45 PM
More sex leads to less chance of ED?
A Finnish study
has found an association between the frequency of having sex and the odds of
erection dysfunction (ED) in older men.
Jul 7, 2008 - 4:30:06 PM
Firefox browser users tend to use latest version
consumers may not be aware of the war of web browsers.
A new study shows that Firefox users are more
likely to use the latest version than all users of all other browsers.
Jul 7, 2008 - 12:07:35 PM
Shooting killed a man and wounded a woman
Newsday.com reported that a shooting occured on July 5
Saturaday on New York Avenue in East Flatbush at 1 a.m. leaving a man dead and
a woman wounded.
Jul 6, 2008 - 4:06:58 PM
Court orders Google to turn over YouTube user database
A U.S. judge has
ordered Google to turn over YouTube user data to Viacom which requested the
information for a $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit against the
video-sharing service of the internet search engine giant, Reuters reported.
Jul 5, 2008 - 2:35:46 PM
Korshunova, a super model, jumped to death
Ruslana Korshunova, a supermodel, was found dead at 130
Water Street in Manhattan's Financial District on June 28, 2008 at around 2:30
p.m. apparently after falling from the ninth-floor balcony of her
She was 20.
Jul 2, 2008 - 8:44:23 AM
Bioniche Hosts Veterinarians and Food Industry Reps at Two-Day E. coli O157:H7 Vaccine Conference
Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based,
technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, hosted a two-day
conference in Toronto this week entitled, “E. coli O157 Vaccine: Added
Value or Added Cost”. The audience included veterinarians and
representatives from the food industry: Beef, dairy, and other
agricultural commodity producers.
Jun 27, 2008 - 10:40:09 PM
House Committee Invokes Rarely Used Powers To Block Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon
As Senate leaders drag their feet on reform of the nation’s
136-year-old mining law, a House committee today considers whether to
exercise rarely used emergency powers to protect the Grand Canyon from
a surge in uranium mining claims near the canyon rim.
Jun 26, 2008 - 7:35:45 AM
Understanding the Essence of George Carlin
For some he was a comedic genius as well as a master of
satire and to others he was just another angry old man voicing his displeasure
about anything and everything he disliked on radio which was his main medium of
Jun 25, 2008 - 1:33:47 PM
Mozilla registers 15 million downloads of Firefox 3
As of 13:48 pm Saturday east time in the US, Mozilla has
recorded 15,353,384 downloads of its Firefox 3 web browser, the world best of
Jun 21, 2008 - 1:16:00 PM
High pregnancy rate found at Massachusetts high school this year
high school has noted an unusual phenomenon this year, 17 girls at an age younger
than 16, becoming pregnant compared to normally 4 each year.
Jun 20, 2008 - 8:39:01 AM
Beware of Bug Bites and Stings
weather makes it easier to spend more time outdoors, but it also brings
out the bugs. Ticks are usually harmless. But a tick bite can lead to
Lyme disease, which is caused by the bacterium
Jun 19, 2008 - 4:59:28 PM
Why does Obama reject taxpayers' funding?
I want to add a little context to the video message you received
earlier announcing that we will not participate in the public financing
system for the general election.
Jun 19, 2008 - 4:03:03 PM
The Return of the Incredible Hulk
Ever since Marvel Entertainment announced that they would be remaking the Incredible Hulk movie, critics and fans alike had been waiting with bated breath.
Jun 17, 2008 - 11:11:09 AM
Who's minding the store - a food safety conference planned
Few subjects draw more immediate attention
or concern than the safety of the food we eat. Recent years have seen a
plethora of food warnings and recalls, raising new questions about the
quality and integrity of our existing system for assuring food safety. In
addition to explaining how our present system works, national and
international experts on food safety will discuss how changing consumer
preferences affect the development and distribution of food, examine
whether federal, state and industry oversight roles are changing, and
explore how regulatory and judicial processes can be most efficiently
Feb 25, 2008 - 12:28:22 PM
Valentine's Day Massacre Courtesy of Legal Gun Owner
On February 1, less than a
year after the Virginia Tech shootings, survivors and their families
converged on the Capitol in Richmond for a "die in" to urge Virginia
lawmakers to close the no background check gun show loophole.
Feb 18, 2008 - 2:56:54 PM
This Presidents' Day, lift the veil of secrecy that covers the White House
we reflect on our history this Presidents' Day, it is hard to ignore
one serious problem: the Bush Administration has blocked access to the
very records needed to understand that history!
Feb 18, 2008 - 10:48:56 AM
US plan to shoot down spy satellite concerns China
The China's Foreign Ministry
Sunday said the country is concerned by U.S. plans to shoot down an
ailing spy satellite and said it is considering taking preventative
measures, Reuters reported.
Feb 17, 2008 - 12:42:38 PM
Second hand home sales slipped in November
Sales of second-hand homes in November was slower than early predicted, suggesting that the deterioration in the housing market has no sign to recover any time soon, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.
Jan 8, 2008 - 4:21:33 PM
McCain, Obama won two tiny towns in NH
Fox News reported this afternoon that John McCain and Barack Obama have won a tiny town and a tiny village in
New Hampshire Tuesday.
Jan 8, 2008 - 3:04:58 PM
Ron Paul: McCain’s Reckless ‘100 years in Iraq’ Comment Endangers Americans
In response to John McCain’s comment at a recent town
hall event that he would be fine with keeping American troops in Iraq for 100 –
or even 1 million years – Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul issued the
Jan 7, 2008 - 7:50:17 PM
Other Candidates Parrot Dr. Paul’s Message of Liberty & Limited Government
In the run up to New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation
presidential primary, other Republican candidates have noticeably changed their
message in an apparent attempt to tap into the support that Congressman Paul has
received with his message of freedom, limited government and adherence to the
Jan 7, 2008 - 7:46:30 PM
Whites receive more cancer treatments than blacks
United States, blacks are more likely than whites to receive less cancer treatments, according to a new study released Monday in the journal of Cancer, published by the American Cancer Society.
Jan 7, 2008 - 11:06:36 AM