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Bans on nasty ingredients is more about food business than your health.
(Fortune) — The biggest seller of chicken in the U.S. is banning human antibiotics in its poultry products, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Tyson Foods TSN 0.82% announced that it will halt the use of such antibiotics by September 2017. Drugs deemed “medically important” are targeted in the new decision. In the past, such antibiotics were used to prevent disease in chicken pens, and to help the poultry grow.Edit
(PC Mag) — Do you really need a smartwatch? Up until seven months ago, that's a question I was fully expecting Apple to answer. After all, the company is best at coming into a fairly nascent category and showing users exactly why they need to have something. Just take a look at the iPhone. Sure, smartphones were creating some buzz back in 2007, and plenty of people were already hooked on BlackBerry, but the iPhone is arguably the first smartphone that I, like many people, saw as a must-have device. Edit
Baltimore mayor gave permission to riot via her "destroy" comments.
(Daily Beast) — Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake stood before the news cameras over the weekend and really did say, “We also gave those who wish to destroy space to do that as well.” She uttered these words while explaining how she had sought to maintain “the very delicate balance” between the right to protest and the safety of police officers as a week of demonstrations over the death of Freddie Gray began to turn violent on Saturday.Edit