The science of sausages and rethinking antibiotic advice: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet
Recalled liquid glitter iPhone cases and protecting your child's umbilical cord blood
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One in five sausages from Canadian grocery stores had meats that weren't on the label, according to tests commissioned by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Researchers analyzed 100 sausages that were supposed to be just one meat. Some beef sausages also had pork; one pork sausage also had horse; some chicken sausages had turkey or beef, and some turkey sausages were entirely chicken.
Do you take your antibiotics to the end?
In fact, they say it is likely making the global threat of antibiotic resistance worse.
So where does the advice originate? The research team says it started with the man who discovered penicillin in 1945 and his Nobel Prize acceptance speech.
A passenger's right to a good flight
It has many wondering what Canada's proposed air passenger bill of rights would actually do in this situation.
In short? It could punish an airline, but it couldn't compel the air carrier to disembark a plane.
Is your kid's umbilical cord blood safe?
The woman cancelled her account, but she and another mother want to know what happened to their children's blood.
Cable giants search man's home
Lackman is the founder of TVAddons and is being sued for copyright infringement by the cable companies.
What else is going on?
What are your rights while shopping in a store? This lawyer explains.
This Edmonton woman received an $11,000 electricity bill after one month in her new condo. You can pick your jaw up off the floor now.
Taking on big pharma: Some doctors and lawyers are calling for the manufacturer of OxyContin to be charged criminally.
Your vacuum could share data about you with third parties. Have we caught your attention?
This week in recalls:
- These liquid glitter iPhone cases can leak if they crack or break And if they do, they can cause blisters and even burns.
- And a heads up to parents: These Floof toys don't meet Canadian safety requirements for boric acid, which can be toxic to kids if swallowed or licked.