Bat that pollinates tequila agave no longer endangered

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is suggesting that the lesser long-nosed bat be removed from Endangered Species Act protections. The tiny mammal — responsible for pollinating agave plants — has reportedly recovered from near extinction. The lesser long-nosed bat was originally listed in 1988 when there were fewer than 1,000 in the southwestern […]

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Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak linked to Arizona producers

A nationwide E. coli outbreak has now spread to 11 states, with 35 total reported cases. As of now, no deaths have been reported — though three people who have been hospitalized developed a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and […]

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Instagram is obsessed with these high-fiber crackers

Forget avocado toast and acai bowls — if you’ve been following health gurus on social media lately, your feed has been filled with dry, thin, grain-filled crackers. The popular products come from Scandinavia, and they’re called GG Fiber Crispbreads (GG’s crackers for short). The crackers caught calorie-counters’ attention based on their low-calorie, low-carb, and […]

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