June 7, 2012
Is your office bugged?

It’s normal for employees to work alongside a creep or two, but unfortunately, more and more people also have to share their offices with actual creepy crawlers.

A 2011 survey of U.S. pest control companies found that 38 percent had responded to bed bug infestations at office buildings, up from 17 percent the year before. And a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that almost half of those people working at an office building in Clarksville, Tennessee were bitten by bed bugs while at their 9-to-5.

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March 23, 2012
225 bug parts in your pasta

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Ever wondered what’s really in your food? The answer: bugs. While the FDA sets regulations to protect your food, they set a limit—“Food Defect Action Levels”—that determine what can be in your food. A certain amount of bug parts is acceptable. For example, 225 grams of pasta can’t have more than 225 bug parts. Anything less, and it’s OK to eat.

Click here for tips to eat the cleanest, least processed foods. And keep your meals as bug-free as possible!

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