(Chris Rief aka Spodie Odie)

Study: Children’s Food Allergies Come With A $25 Billion A Year Price Tag

Dealing with a food allergy is no walk in the possibly peanut-filled park — any parent who has a child allergic to nuts, dairy or other foods knows it can be tough to deal with. It’s also a bit of pricy problem for the United States, as a new survey says it costs the country $25 billion a year for conditions that affect about 8% of kids. [More]

Recall Roundup: Extra Scary Edition

Recall Roundup: Extra Scary Edition

It’s Halloween, and what’s scarier than exploding DVD player batteries and killer flatware? Or dairy lurking in an innocent-looking tortilla? What about a zombie ATV that accelerates on its own?

Allergy Card Company Sends Useful Things You Didn't Order

Allergy Card Company Sends Useful Things You Didn't Order

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Fishy Selling Practices At Kansas City Restaurants: 85% Of The Fish On The Menu Is Not The Fish On The Menu

Fishy Selling Practices At Kansas City Restaurants: 85% Of The Fish On The Menu Is Not The Fish On The Menu

An NBC investigation in Kansas City, Mo., has discovered that 85% of area restaurants surveyed use cheaper fish in place of the one listed on the menu. Instead of red snapper, they mostly served tilapia—which costs five times less. Even “Red Snapper” restaurant was caught serving something that wasn’t red snapper.