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Channel 2 NewsAre you experiencing itchy and watery eyes? How about constantly sneezing and coughing? Well, you’re not alone because it is officially allergy season in Alaska. With the expected warm-up, allergy season will be in full force and the impact can go...
Tags: Physical Conditions, Asthma
Channel 2 NewsDo you know what's in your kid's school lunch? Neither does a Chugiak High School student, who is on a mission to make the Anchorage School District show every ingredient it serves to students -- in a very kid-friendly way. The push for the policy change...
Channel 2 NewsIf you’re allergic to almonds and eat cereal, then you may want to double check your cupboard. The Food for Life Baking Company issued a recall for its “Ezekial 4:9” cereal affecting the original, golden flax, and cinnamon raisin...
Suzette LaboyA contestant in a roach-eating contest who downed dozens of live bugs and worms collapsed and died shortly after winning the contest in South Florida, authorities say. About 30 contestants ingested the insects during Friday night's contest at Ben...
Channel 2 NewsClif Bars and Co. is recalling some mispackaged products. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation says in a release that the recall covers 6-packs of Coconut Chocolate Chip Cliff Bars that were packaged in White Chocolate Macadamia Clif...
KTUU.comBrewer’s Yeast tablets are the subject of a partial recall in Alaska due to the presence of an undeclared milk allergen, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation. The tablets’ producer, NOW Foods, has recalled certain...
Channel 2 NewsThere’s another food recall, and this time its for Safeway cookies that were mislabeled for undeclared allergens, according to State Dept. of Environmental Conservation. DEC said Safeway snack artist sugar-free bite-sized chocolate chip cookies are...
Tags: Biscuits, Safeway Inc.
The Municipal Department of Health and Human Services has begun reporting pollen and mold counts for Anchorage for the 2012 allergy season. You can get reports from a recorded telephone message and on the municiapl website. The Municipality conducts...
Channel 2 NewsAll that greening up is causing this year’s allergy season to intensely build, according to an expert at The Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Center of Alaska. Dr. Jeffrey Demain, the center’s director, said while the season got off to a slow...
Channel 2 NewsThe U.S. Senate moved the country one step closer Thursday afternoon to something that the world has never seen before: approving a genetically modified, or GM, animal for human consumption. The Senate passed a bill approving reauthorization of the...
Channel 2 NewsAs spring snow melts continue, the dirt that is left behind can make spring a challenging season for some Alaskans. Air quality in Anchorage has been "moderate" for the past few days, posing a moderate health concern for people who may be unusually...
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