Trans fat ban

November 22, 2013

OSWEGO, N.Y. – The Food and Drug Administration announced its intention to completely ban the use of trans fat in American foods last Thursday, due to its now known ill health effects.

Trans fat has been used in American foods for over 50 years, but it is now known to have ill health effects that in some cases can even lead to death. Continue reading

’13 government shutdown

November 10, 2013

OSWEGO, N.Y. – The 2013 government shutdown is a topic that has the U.S. even more politically divided than usual, and many people still don’t know the effects of the shutdown and its aftermath.

Many of the known effects that were noted and previously predicted are either of social or economic nature, but the extent of even the known effects is still under scrutiny. Continue reading