U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Popular foods like pie crusts, frostings and microwave popcorn will be largely rid of artery-clogging trans fats after a decision by the Obama administration to phase them out over the next three years.
Star Wars fans know all about the epic light-saber battle between Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker where Luke loses his right hand.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking trans fats entirely out of the food supply, as health officials said the heart clogging fats are simply unsafe. “I think that is good,” Meghan Dail. “I mean obviously it’s a huge problem in the U.S.”
Opponents of a federal ban on blood donations by men who have sex with men are demonstrating at a St. Paul blood bank. Organizer Zachary Fincher says about 20 to 40 men will try to donate blood at the Memorial Blood Centers’ St. Paul location Friday.
Authorities said Thursday they have seized hundreds of pounds of cyanide, steroids, opiates and other mislabeled or unlabeled drugs from more than 15 vendors at a Hmong market in St. Paul.