Some of the news this past week . . .
Health News: (If you drink an average of ONE or more caramel-colored soft drinks each day, you might want to read this.)
Some chemically enhanced caramel food colorings used in widely consumed cola drinks could cause cancer and should be banned, a U.S. consumer advocacy group urged the Food and Drug Administration Wednesday. Pure caramel is made from melted sugar; but two other versions approved to color food products include the chemical AMMONIA.
Several of the top selling caramel-colored soft drinks removed the color at one time, but sales decreased, so they added the color back to the concoction. (Ammonia+Sugar=Caramel Color)
Consumer News: (If you believe there is an error on your mortgage account or you know someone who is being foreclosed upon and no one will listen READ THIS. Read ALL of this !)
The law Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) was enacted to safeguard homebuyers from anti-competitive and collusive behavior among the companies and agents involved with buying and selling real estate. One of the protections involves the "Qualified Written Request," or QWR.
Read very closely as to what is being sold in this sheriff's sale !
Fashion News: (Which of these will you be wearing this spring ?)
New York Fashion Week 2011. Try as I might, no where could I find an egg.
Sports News: (This is the time of year I'm going through withdrawal.)
On a personal note, I think Michael Vick should donate at least One Million Dollars to a Pet Shelter of EVERY city where he played in this season. AND, visit those shelters to do a few hours volunteer work. Maybe next year !
Living in Colorado, all we hear about is what team Carmelo will play with next. Please. Please. Please. Just go somewhere and be done with it.
Derrick Rose. Who ?
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Dale Earnhardt often agonized over the Daytona 500 being his albatross.
The rest of the news . . . I hope you held your breath while reading just in case I'm contagious.