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Entries by Susan Buchanan from 10/2011

Thrift Shops Keep Clothes In Circulation And Out of Municipal Waste

| Posted 10.04.2011 | Green

In a rush to get organized, you may have tossed some old clothes in the garbage, only for them to end up in landfill. Had those threads been given to a thrift shop or charity, someone else might be wearing them now, or they could have been turned into other, useful products.

Louisiana's Listeria Scares Have Centered Mostly On Meat Products

| Posted 10.10.2011 | Green

Wary shoppers are checking fruit and vegetable stickers after Jensen Farms cantaloupes in Colorado and romaine lettuce from a California grower were linked to listeria last month.

Louisiana's Oyster and Shrimp Supplies Will Remain Tight

| Posted 10.19.2011 | Green

Lately, Louisiana residents have worried that their lunchtime oyster and shrimp poboys are torpedoing the weekly budget. After a series of calamities in recent years, Louisiana shellfish is expensive and won't become cheaper anytime soon.