I saw those words together and it caught my attention.  Did you know that selling fake food was a multi-billion dollar business?   Dairy products are notorious as well as meat, spices and liquids like syrup and fruit juices.

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Tags: Consumer Product Safety · Food & Travel Safety · Food Allergies · Food Labeling · Food Safety

Is it me or doesn’t everyone want to know where their food comes from?  More and more I find myself wondering about this – especially at the grocery store.

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Struck by lightening in Rio de Janeiro, the Christ the Redeemer statue needs fixing.

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Tags: Brazil · Travel Destinations · World Cities

Medical tourism is rising throughout the world.  You can have a knee operation done and spend the rest of the day on the beach.

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Taxis define cities.  Here is a fun article from the New Zealand Herald.

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It is fairly common for capsule or tablet medications to contain lactose.  If you are lactose intolerant (or milk allergic), please keep this in mind.

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Tags: Drug allergies · Food & Travel Safety · Medical Conditions

Food safety and food quality is an issue for all of us but especially for those with life-threatening allergies.

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A customer travels to Morocco and offers feedback on nuts allergies

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Tags: Allergies · Food Allergies · Morocco · Travel Advice

A NY Times editorial complains about food labeling for gluten free.  The author obviously doesn't understand food challenges.   But we found one unnecessary food allergy label.  In bird seed!

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Researchers are working with the agriculture industry in India to develop low carb rice to address a growing diabetes population in a country where 80% of the people eat rice as part of their daily diet.

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