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Distributor Recalls Japanese-Style Beef And Pork

Posted On January 10, 2015

(Bell Gardens, CA) -- There's a recall of more than 48-thousand pounds of frozen sukiyaki beef and gingered pork due to possible metal scraps in the meat. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Bell Gardens, California-based Unibright Foods, Inc. is recalling potentially tainted lots of Mishima Sukiyaki Beef and Mishima Gingered Pork. The meat was…

Study: Eating Junk Food, Watching TV Linked

Posted On January 09, 2015

(Undated) -- Binge-watching television may be a slippery slope to over-snacking. A new study from the University of Houston found people who spend too much time watching TV tend to be more likely to reach for the junk food. The data finds that TV watchers are also generally more likely to show a poor understanding…

State Can Force Chemo On Teen

Posted On January 09, 2015

(Hartford, CT) -- The Connecticut Supreme Court says the state can force a teenager with cancer to undergo chemotherapy. The decision upholds a lower court ruling that the state can force treatment on the 17-year-old girl with Hodgkin's lymphoma. The girl's mother Jackie Fortin says the decision should be her daughter's alone.   The girl…

California Firm Recalling Meat Products For Possible Contamination

Posted On January 09, 2015

(Undated) -- A Southern California company is recalling nearly 50-thousand pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat beef and pork products that might be contaminated with pieces of metal. The recalled products are two-point-two pound packages of Mishima Sukiyaki Beef and one-point-75 pound packages of Mishima Gingered Pork. The products were shipped to stores and restaurants in Arizona,…

Relax And Rest When You’re Sick

Posted On January 09, 2015

(Undated) -- When we're sick the last thing we should do is get up and get active. Mark Wargusi with Better Health Stores says we may feel badly missing our workouts but we're doing more harm than good by pushing ourselves.   Wargusi says sugars are bad for you when you're sick but herbal teas…