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Poppy Seed Bagel Leads to Mom's 'Traumatizing' Ordeal

Maryland mom Elizabeth Eden warns other expectant moms

(Newser) - Elaine Benes could get behind this: A new mom is asking a Maryland hospital to revamp its approach to drug tests for expectant moms after her poppy seed bagel breakfast resulted in a false positive for opiates. "It was traumatizing," Elizabeth Eden tells WBAL of the saga...

Lawyer Blames Client's Drug Results on 'Everything' Bagel

Jason Blomgren has to steer clear of poppy seeds going forward

(Newser) - Call it the Seinfeld defense : An attorney for a man who pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge in the takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge says his client tested positive for morphine because he ate an "everything" bagel with poppy seeds. A federal judge in Portland, Oregon, on Monday...

Homemade Poppy Tea May Have Killed College Student

Cops: Steven Austin Underhill drank tea from store-bought poppy seeds

(Newser) - Dose matters, and a 21-year-old engineering student at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., may have learned that lesson in the most irrevocable of ways. Steven Austin Underhill died Sunday , and police say it's possible a lethal concentration of homemade poppy tea is to blame. While a toxicology report...

Mom Who Ate Poppy Seeds Sues Over Failed Drug Test

Hospital informed child welfare agency

(Newser) - A first-time mother who says she failed a drug test while in labor because she ate poppy seeds has sued a Pittsburgh hospital, saying officials defamed her and violated her doctor-patient confidentiality by sharing the results with a child welfare agency. Rachael Devore, 31, who gave birth at Magee-Women's...

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