The New York State attorney general’s office accused four major retailers on Monday of selling fraudulent and potentially dangerous herbal supplements and demanded that they remove the products from their shelves. The authorities said they had conducted tests on top-selling store brands of herbal supplements at four national retailers — GNC, Target, Walgreens and Walmart — and found that four out of five of the products did not contain any of the herbs on their labels. The te
The Oxford Junior Dictionary has begun removing words associated with nature, including the names for 30 species of plants and animals such as acorn, blackberries and minnows. A British media source reports that these words have been replaced with up-to-date terms such as cut-and-paste, broadband, and analogue. CBC, Jan. 13, 2015.