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US Smoothie Chain Linked to Hepatitis A

40 cases have been identified, with more possible

(Newser) - Virginia health officials say there are now 40 confirmed cases of Hepatitis A that are connected to frozen strawberries used at Tropical Smoothie Cafe locations across the state, up from 28 cases less than a week ago. The Virginia Department of Health said in a news release Monday that about... More »

Utah Smoothie Shop Charges Liberals More

George Burnett says he wants to bring awareness to US problems

(Newser) - A Utah businessman is winning both fans and foes in his community with an interesting rule at his smoothie shop: Liberals must pay an extra $1. George Burnett, who first became famous in Vernal by walking around with a sandwich board reading, "Honk If You (Heart) Drilling" to advertise... More »

How Jamba Juice Ruins Smoothies

Make your own: It's better for you

(Newser) - You already know how McDonald's makes oatmeal bad for you —now let Mother Jones educate you about how Jamba Juice does the same thing with smoothies. Here's how to make an easy, relatively low-calorie smoothie at home: Fruit, ice, skim milk, blender. Here's how Jamba Juice makes their smoothies,... More »

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