Looking to lose a few pounds before whatever holiday season is approaching? You'll certainly fit better into that Valentine's Day costume if you ingest a lot of broken glass and then spend a month in the hospital being fed through a drip. Sadly, the accurately named Nestle Prepared Foods Co. has recalled its popular Lean Cuisine Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli With Glass Shards entrée.
Officials say affected packages of Culinary Collection Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli have productions codes of 2311587812 and 2312587812. Both codes have a "best before" date of December 2013.
Experts say you might also want to throw all similar garbage out of your freezer, and just eat out [...]
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"The six juices, numbered and meant to be drunk in a particular order, looked so tasty. What’s not to like about spicy lemonade, or pineapple with mint? Cashew milk flavored with vanilla and cinnamon was a little cloying, but… I mean, c’mon, cashews, the George Clooney of nuts. When it came to the green juice, I read the label and tried hard to concentrate on the 'lemon' and 'apple' parts of the equation: romaine, celery, cucumber, green apple, spinach, kale, parsley, lemon. Bright side: no beets. Here’s the thing. That green juice? It was like drinking everything bad that ever happened to me in high school." —The Times' Judith [...]