Good Questions: Chip Bags, Mushrooms & Cutting OnionsJames from Apple Valley asked: Why are potato chip bags so full of air? Frito-Lay, the largest of the chip makers, says the following: "Our chips are packaged by weight depending on bag size. Prior to sealing, we add air to the bags to cushion the chips and help prevent breakage."
Common Anti-Bacterial Compound Found In WaterwaysNew research shows a compound found in popular anti-bacterial soaps, cosmetics and toothpastes is creating toxins in Minnesota lakes and rivers.
Road Salt: Essential For Winter Roads, Toxic For LakesRoad salt is a major tool for removing snow from roads, but it's also a threat to lakes.