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The Death Cap Mushroom Is Just as Terrifying as It Sounds. Here’s Why. — Food News

Mushrooms are delicious, but they can also be very dangerous if you don't know how to navigate the varieties that grow in the wild. The types sold in supermarkets are fine, but the CDC (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) wants to warn consumers about picking up mushrooms from the wild for consumption.

Their words of wisdom? Don't do it without consulting a fungi specialist first.


This Trader Joe’s Ice Cream Recall Is a Huge Bummer — Food Recall

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Trader Joe's shoppers who have recently purchased the grocer's matcha green tea ice cream need to check their inventory and toss the product out. The retailer recently recalled this trendy grocery staple, citing that some of the one-quart containers may have small metal pieces in them. Yikes.


You Might be Able to Order Your IKEA Goodies from Amazon in 2018 — Shopping News

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The best parts of IKEA are the prices, the look of many of the pieces, and all the amazing "hacks" there are online to make your inexpensive furniture look ultra chic (I'm looking at you, RÅSKOG cart).

The worst part is everything else. You know what I'm talking about. The schlepping, the searching, the lengthy checkout lines, the loading of the furniture, then getting home and building an entire bedroom using only an allen key and sheer will.

Though the building part won't change, everything else could get a lot easier starting in 2018. Reuters is reporting that IKEA will start selling products on third party websites like — wait for it — Amazon.


PSA: Stop Snuggling with Your Chickens — Food News

Chicken cuddlers, be warned: The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) is advising you (once again) to avoid spending too much time cozying up with your live poultry. It's a real issue with a real health hazard.


New York City’s All-Felt Bodega Sends a Strong Message — Pop Culture

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New York City has no shortage of bodegas, also known as corner delis. The Big Apple is reportedly home to 12,000 bodegas, although their numbers are dwindling due to rising rent and the growth in chain franchises. Now a new one has popped up at the Standard High Line in New York's trendy meatpacking district and it's a little different from the rest: it's made entirely of felt.


Amazon Offers Discount on Prime Membership for Those on Food Stamps — Food News

Amazon announced Tuesday that it is offering a discount on its Prime membership for low-income consumers. According to the company, its goal is to make the online marketplace more accessible.


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