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How Do I Protect My Family From Foodborne Illnesses?

Sanjay Gupta, Jun 1, 2016
Nearly 50 million Americans get sick every year from eating food contaminated with bacteria, parasites, or viruses. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 128,000 of these cases require hospitalization and 3,000 result in death.

General Mills settlement forces company to stop using 'all natural' claims on dozens of granola bar products

By Wilson:(NaturalNews) General Mills is no longer able to use the "100% Natural" label on dozens of their products, thanks to a settlement reached between the food giant and four consumers who filed lawsuits over the label's misuse in 2012.

In their complaints, consumers alleged that General Mills "deceptively described Nature Valley products as '100% Natural,' 'All Natural,' or 'Natural' because they contain high fructose corn syrup, high maltose corn syrup, and maltodextrin and rice maltodextrin."

General Mills, maker of metal fragment-filled Wheaties, announces changes to legal terms that make consumers bound to arbitratio


Recent changes in the legal fine print of many popular General Mills products convey that merely downloading a coupon or clicking "like" on Facebook may keep consumers from having the right to sue. The change is based on the idea that a person who sues the company over products from a company in which he has previously shown an interest does not have a legal basis for his claims. Many refer to this change as "forced arbitration" and clearly have an issue with the changes.