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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

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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

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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.

11/29/2010

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 […]

11/28/2010

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Potato Chips Recalled

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

11/21/2010

Cookie Recall

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

09/18/2010

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.

08/23/2010

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 […]

08/19/2010

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