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Arizona to Test Gulf Fish, The Ben & Jerry's Crypt and Happy Dogs in Today's Eater's Digest

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How Dirty is That Fish?
The oil spill  has shut down numerous fishing sites and oyster harvesting sites in the Gulf of Mexico. Although Arizona is nowhere near the gulf, we still get to help with recovery efforts. The  Arizona Department of Health and Safety's Environmental & Analytical Chemistry unit has been chosen as one of the eight labs across the country to help test commercial seafood from the gulf for contaminates. ADHS will be checking up to 300 different samples per week for contaminates that could possibly be a health risk. The research will being in July and is 100% federally funded. To read more, check out ADHS Director Will Humble's blog here.

The Ben & Jerry's Crypt
Ever wonder what ever happen to that favorite Ben & Jerry's flavor that only you liked? Hate to break the news to you, but it's probably dead and resting peacefully in the Flavor Graveyard. With flavors only a crazed pregnant woman could love, such as Lemon Peppermint Carob Chip and Honey Apple Raisin Chocolate Cookie, we're sure few tears were shed when they were laid to rest. Visit the Crypt and see if your favorite made it past death row or have a good laugh at Ben & Jerry's expense.

Dogs Need to Eat Too!
If you thought the picture above was a delicious hearty stew, you thought wrong. It's homemade dog food! Looks way better then the canned stuff. Give your dog the meal he deserves by switching him to a diet of homemade variety. Yes it is a little more expensive and a takes a little more time, but your dog will be happier and healthier. To learn more about a  homemade diet for your four legged pal click here.

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