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Designer Bag Launch Causes Shopping Chaos in Hong Kong
...t store Harvey Nicholls distributed flyers telling shoppers
their supplies of the bag had already sold out to ...n Friday morning, causing fury among the crowds of shoppers
gathered outside. One woman said she had been sent by her employer to buy the bag, on sale here fo...
Botox Offers Via Mail Order Enrages Plastic Surgeons
... cosmetic surgeons. The Grattan catalogue enables shoppers
to buy treatments, pay over a number of weeks and have their procedure at any clinic run by Transform, a firm founded in Manchester and having a chain of surgeries. Experts from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons have warned the...
Australians Opt for DIY Kits to Test for Diabetes
...be saying increasingly . THOUSANDS of Australian shoppers
are turning to supermarket shelves to get the do-it-yourself (DIY) kits. More than 39,000 of them, which measure blood sugar levels, have been sold over the past 14 months. Diabetes is the country's fastest-growing illness, with about 1.4 million ...
FDAs Failure Urges It to Reassess Its Policies
...d it domestic production . Last fall, grocers and shoppers
were in a panic during an outbreak of E. coli-related illness linked to contaminated bagged spinach. Nationwide there were 204 illnesses, 104 serious enough to require hospitalization, and three deaths. The FDA concluded it could not definitively de...
Asia Pacific Region Officials Agree to Curb Aviation Pollution
... to devise a system of labelling that would enable shoppers
to 'compare a product's carbon footprint just as easily as they can currently compare its price or nutritional value'. Climate change pollution generated by aviation is growing faster than that from any other sector, it is felt. For there is now a ...
Shoppers Advised to Drop Foods Not Worth Their Salt
...ess salt out of food stuff. The group has urged shoppers
to take a conscious decision to shun salty foods, ...mulate such foods. The campaign has impressed upon shoppers
to avoid buying products which contain either more than 1.25g of salt (0.5g of sodium) per 100g or m...
Healthy Food Not Much Costlier
... Ni Mhurchu will start recruiting 1200 supermarket shoppers
for a Wellington trial looking to see if a discount of 12.5 per cent (the rate of GST) on healthier foods will spur people to buy more healthy foods. SRI...
Toys With Tiny Magnets Recalled
... sets. They have also circulated alerts urging the shoppers
to avoid buying toy sets with small magnets as gifts for children under six. The toy company advises the buyers to read the toy labels and select appropriate toys suitable to the age of the child and also to avoid playthings with sharp edges and sm...
Even Men Shop Till They Drop
...om it. The study says that around 15 percent of US shoppers
are compulsive ones who cannot control excessive shopping. Such disorders can increase the risk of depression and even suicidal behavior. RAS...
Striving to Make India Free from Tooth Decay
... be given at select local retail outlets to enable shoppers
to call their local dentist and set up an appointment. The leaflets will contain details of dental clinics in their vicinity. <...
Watch Out for the Sugar and Salt Content of the Popular Breakfast Cereals
... front of the packs so that it would be easier for shoppers
to pick out healthier products even though the cereal manufacturers are against this labelling scheme. ...
Scare of Brain Disease Transmitted To Humans from Mutton of Affected Sheep
...gency said that it was introducing new guidance to shoppers
regarding safety of meat products. On the other hand it is difficult for the shoppers
to identify mutton products because there is no requirement to label it, except for pre-packed sausa...
Parking Charges at Hospitals Morally Wrong
...parking firms claimed that without parking charges shoppers
would also use hospital car parks to ‘fly park’. According to Susan Lloyd, the Royal College of Nursing lead steward, ‘Car parking charges within our health service are morally wrong,’ she said. ‘It is an important issue not just for staff but for ...
Novel Study Unravels a New Dimension to Decision Making
...y of Amsterdam, conducted some experiments amongst shoppers
in several stores. To take an example, of a car-shopping experiment, the participants first absorbed information about the ‘eligible’ cars. When they were finished, they were immediately handed over a puzzle to solve. This ensured that the conscious...
Inadequate labeling in sandwiches sold at UK supermarkets
...ell out clearly on the front of packs exactly what shoppers
are paying for. Are they paying for meat, or meat pumped up with water, preservatives and starch?", were the words of Jaclyn Clarabut, prime investigator ...
Senate assures ban on smoking
...so approved a sales tax "holiday" designed to spur shoppers
to spend more, thereby pumping up the state's flagging economy, and approved $102 million in extra spending for the current fiscal year, much of it for social programs hit hard by budget cuts last spring. The supplemental budget includes $3.7 million...
3 die, 500 sickened in nation's largest hepatitis A outbreak
...vention. Health officials Friday met with worried shoppers
at the mall to try to squelch rumors that the virus was spreading out of control to other restaurants in the region. State Rep. Mike Veon attended a news conference at the mall and ate a sandwich he bought there. Officials at the mall said sales at ...