Getty Images

Study: Gas Pumps Top List Of Filthiest Surfaces

A new study takes a microscope to some of the most germ-riddled places that we encounter each day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2011

Pigeons on a railing. (Credit: iStock)

Pigeon Droppings Lead To Lawsuit

A Michigan man who once worked on the Soo Locks is suing his former employers, alleging that he suffered a debilitating illness from on-the-job exposure to pigeon droppings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2011


Nut Recall Due To Concerns Of E-Coli

DeFranco and Sons of Los Angeles, CA, is voluntarily recalling bulk and consumer-packaged in-shell, hazelnut and mixed nut products containing hazelnuts because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2011

pet foods

Kroger Recalls Pet Food

The dog and cat food was sold at stores in Michigan and several other states because the packages may contain aflatoxin, which poses a health risk to pets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2010

Carrie Underwood Concert Postponed

Carrie Underwood fans will have to wait another month to see her perform at the Palace of Auburn Hills.


UM Study: Being Too Clean Can Make You Sick

Young people who are overexposed to antibacterial soaps containing triclosan may suffer more allergies, and exposure to higher levels of Bisphenol A among adults may negatively influence the immune system, a new University of Michigan […]



Potato Chips Recalled

Krunchers! Inc. are recalling all Jays Original Potato Chips because the bags don’t show a milk allergen warning.


Cookie Recall

A Troy company is recalling cookies sold in Michigan and Ohio because they contain undeclared walnuts.


Mouse Virus Link To Chronic Fatigue Is Studied

A U.S. government study has uncovered a family of mouse viruses in some people with chronic fatigue syndrome, raising still more questions about whether an infection may play a role in the complicated illness.


New MSU Center To Study Food-, Water-Borne Illness

At any given time, trillions of tiny microbes — some helpful, some harmful — are living on and in humans, forming communities and outnumbering the body’s own cells tenfold. Using a $7.3 million federal grant […]