Pier 1 just announced sad news for fans

A combination of shelter-in-place and social distancing orders have planted the nail in the coffin of a high profile home goods retailer. After examining its options, Pier 1 Imports says it will close all its shops and end retail operations “as soon as reasonably possible.” Their decision to throw in the…

Resistant bacteria in animal feed (copy 1)

Every other dog food out of raw meat in multi-resistant bacteria. A study by the University of Zurich in roughage samples, so-called “Barf”menus shows. The resistant bacteria in the raw feed can be transmitted to Pets, and therefore on the people. Today, meat-eating domestic animals are dogs, especially, increasingly, portions…

FDA warns of infections from fecal transplants after 1 death

(HealthDay)—Fecal transplants—transferring fecal matter from a healthy person into an ill person with a compromised “microbiome”—is an increasingly used new treatment for a variety of ills. But on Thursday federal health officials announced that a patient died after such a procedure, highlighting the potential for severe infections linked to fecal…