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Fruit Recall Expands Due To Listeria Risk

Several weeks ago a Listeria scare caused a fruit recall. The Wawona Packing Co. in Cutler, California claimed that they found traces of Listeria on some of the machinery used to package certain fruits. The company assured customers that there had not been any Listeria found in the fruit or any reported illnesses, and said that the voluntary recall was …

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Fruits Linked to Lower Diabetes Risk

The common admonishment for children to eat their fruits and vegetables may have more truth behind it than most common food adages. A new study from researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health has partially confirmed the saying, linking fruits to a lowered risk of type 2 diabetes. The study, published in the British Medical Journal, looked at the …

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Check Out This Guy Playing Music With Fruit And Vegetables

Here’s a guy playing music with fruits and vegetables. Okay, there are some keyboards and other gadgetry involved, but still… [via Make]

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Grapefruit Warning For Medications Expanded

A review published this week in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) warns that while the number of prescription drugs that have adverse effects from interactions with grapefruit are increasing, many doctors may be unaware of the effects. The review was performed by the same researchers who discovered the adverse interactions over 20 years ago. “Many of the drugs that …

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