• Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Poisoned Pixie Stix and Razor Blades in the Baby Ruth: The Truth About Sabotaged Halloween Candy

    I'll never forget Halloween when I was seven years old. After a night of picking up the goods going door-to-door in the neighborhood, I immediately dump my new stash out on the living room floor. A Baby Ruth first. I take those first delicious bites. Suddenly, a sharp pain blitzkriegs my tongue. Nex ... More >>

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    January 18, 2012

    McNugget News: Are You Gonna Eat That?

    ‚ÄčTastes like chicken!Making the rounds online and on the Face -- again -- is "poultry paste," mass-produced chicken that even has a USDA-official name: mechanically separated poultry. If you're a meat eater and you've ingested grocery-store hot dogs, frozen chicken patties -- or if you had McNugge ... More >>

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    January 28, 2009

    Oops, Lee Abrams Did It Again.

    Tribune Co. Chief Innovation Officer Lee Abrams struck again. In his latest think piece sent out to newsrooms across the county, this one titled "Celebrity Crimes Against Humanity," he included a quote that has been attributed Mariah Carey: "When I watch TV and see those poor ki ... More >>

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    April 23, 1998