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HOW TO DRIVE IN THE RAIN

According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) driving on a rainy day is more dangerous than driving in snow and sleet. After averaging 10 years of statistics, NHTSA researchers found that 46 percent of...
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Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak – Update May 3, 2018

The E. coli (Escherichia coli) foodborne Illness outbreak associated with contaminated romaine lettuce was reported to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention beginning March 22, 2018. This strain of E. coli is scientifically labelled E....
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Supermarket Foam Tray Colors – What Do They Mean?

Supermarket Foam Trays Buying Guide Popular in grocery stores, farmers’ markets, and delis, supermarket trays are important to have on hand in any place raw meats, poultry, seafood, or even fruit and vegetables are being sold....
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