Turns out that Lactalis, a multinational dairy business based in France, might have been selling powdered milk products—including infant formula—contaminated with salmonella for more than a decade. Great.
Today in things that are trying to kill you: 2 million pounds of Oscar Mayer turkey bacon are being recalled.
Usually if you're buying a berry smoothie or grabbing a salad to go, you don't stop and ask where the produce was grown, or what kind of safety measures are in place at the farm. But it seems like more and more outbreaks — from tainted spinach to parasite-infested bagged salad — are hitting states across the nation.
The House has produced plenty of horrible legislation recently, but surprisingly, Republican lawmakers' latest hare-brained idea hits an organ a bit higher up than the uterus. It's almost refreshing, if you ignore the horrible gastrointestinal trauma we're in for.