Food & Nutrition

More Than 760,000 Pounds of Hot Pockets Were Recalled for Possibly Containing Glass Pieces

Nestlé is issuing a massive Hot Pockets recall on 762,615 pounds of pepperoni-flavored product that could be contaminated with pieces of glass and hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on January 15. There have now been four different consumer complaints from people who found “extraneous material” in […]


Nearly 1 Million Crock-Pots Were Just Recalled Due to Burn Risks

There’s a major Sunbeam Crock-Pot recall affecting nearly 1 million units. Specifically, Sunbeam is recalling Crock-Pot 6-Quart Express Crock Multi-Cookers due to a lid issue that could cause burns. “The recalled Crock-Pot multi-cooker can pressurize when the lid is not fully locked,” according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). “This can cause […]


Dr. Scott Gottlieb defends initial lockdowns: ‘We didn’t really know where the hot spots were’

Dr. Scott Gottlieb on Friday defended the widespread initial lockdown measures put in place by state and local governments to help limit coronavirus spread, arguing public health officials did not have enough information to implement narrow shutdowns.  “Could we have targeted the shutdown better to the hot spots? The problem was, we didn’t really know where the hot […]

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Pulitzer-Winning Pandemic Reporter On Coronavirus: We’re Far From Out Of The Woods

Pulitzer Prize-winning science reporter Laurie Garrett on Wednesday issued a stark reminder about the ongoing threat of the coronavirus pandemic, warning “we are far from being out of the woods on this.” Garrett, who wrote the 1994 book “The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance,” told MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell that “most […]