Tag: Subway

Dispose of Old Prescriptions Safely, DEA Drug Take-back Event happening Saturday

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is hosting its drug take back event once again. People can take advantage of the program by disposing unused or unwanted prescription medication. The national event emphasizes the importance of safety at home and public health. The event will be tomorrow at several locations from 10-am until 2 pm. Drug take-back locations: Bannworth Park – 1804 N. Shary Road, Mission, Texas 78572 Edinburg Police Department – 1702 South Closner, Edinburg, Texas 78539 Junior’s Supermarket – 108 E. Fm 495, San Juan, Texas 78589 La Joya Police Department – 100 West US 83, La Joya,...

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FBI Raids Home of Subway Spokesperson

Subway’s front man, Jared Fogle is used to being in the spotlight–but now he’s garnering fame for a whole new reason. He’s the subject of a child pornography investigation. FBI agents and Indiana state police raided Fogle’s home today removing electronics from the residence. The raid comes months after the former-executive director of Fogle’s “Jared foundation” was arrested on child pornography charges. Fogle became famous 15 years ago when he lost more than 200 pounds by exercising and eating subway sandwiches. The sandwich chain says it’s monitoring the...

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Doctor Recovers From Ebola, Leaves NYC Hospital

NEW YORK (AP) — Hugging the health workers who cared for him, a doctor who recovered from Ebola said Tuesday he was a living example of effective treatment and urged support for those combating the virus at its West African epicenter. “Today, I am healthy,” a smiling Dr. Craig Spencer said as he was released after nearly three weeks in Bellevue Hospital, where he had been the last Ebola patient under treatment nationwide, at least for now. “Please join me in turning our attention back to West Africa,” where the virus has killed thousands of people this year, he...

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Restaurants Altering Their Recipes

A slew of companies and restaurants are altering their product recipes to eliminate possible threatening chemical ingredients, due to scrutiny from concerned health consumers and activists. Within the past month, restaurants like Chik-Fil-A and Subway and companies like Kraft are eliminating artificial preservatives and growth hormones. Kraft is removing sorbic acid from their popular Single cheese slices. It will affect only the full-fat American and White Cheese varieties. It will be replaced with natamycin, which the company uses as a natural mold inhibitor. Subway removed chemical additive azodicarbonamide from their bread recipe recently, sparked by a petition from a...

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Subway joins Michelle Obama’s healthy eating effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is getting a new ally in her campaign to get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. The first lady was expected to announce Thursday that the Subway sandwich chain will spend $41 million over three years to encourage finicky young eaters to eat more food that comes out of the ground or grows on trees. The announcement was being made at a Subway shop near the White House. Subway will only offer a kids’ menu that mirrors federal standards for school lunches. That includes offering apples on the side and low-fat or nonfat plain...

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