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Gardening company faces $12.5 million penalty for adding poison to bird food

Gardening company faces $12.5 million penalty for adding poison to bird food

The US law and garden products company, Scotts Miracle Gro, the world’s largest marketer of residential pesticides, is facing $12.5 million in fines for violating numerous federal pesticide laws and for adding illegal toxins to wild bird food. The company pleaded guilty to distributing pesticides with misleading and unapproved labels, distributing unregistered pesticides and falsifying […]

Beat the Heat: Exercise Safety on Hot Summer Days

Beat the Heat: Exercise Safety on Hot Summer Days

MAYWOOD, Ill. – It’s already been one of the warmest years in decades and the 90-plus degree temperatures just keep coming. It’s always important to be conscious of weather conditions when you exercise, but especially when it comes to extreme heat. “Heat injury can be life-threatening. If you take the right precautions, there is no […]