If you can avoid carrying too much water, you’ll enjoy a far lighter pack. Your ability to find safe water and know how and when to treat it is a valuable skill. Pathogens can sometimes be found in water that seems safe. Much of the water we find outdoors is safe, especially at high elevations and when you’re near the original source. Always consider what is upstream, and err on the side of caution if you don’t know what is above you. Does the water look clear? Don’t worry too much about small animal life in the water. Worry more if there isn’t any life in the water, and ask why.
A total of ten counties in Illinois have reported having positive mosquito samples this year. Those counties are Cook, DuPage, Jackson, Lake, Lee, Macoupin, Saline, Sangamon, St. Clair and Tazewell. Three counties, Cook, Dupage, and Sangamon, have had positive bird samples. The East Side Health District collected a positive West Nile virus mosquito sample in East St. Louis on August 9 and the Jackson County health department collected and confirmed a positive mosquito sample in Murphysboro recently on August 13th of this year.
So we’re left to trust the big conglomerate corporations like Pepsico (that owns restaurants like Taco Bell) to have our health and best interests at heart. Yeah, right. Even the word “conglomerate” sounds dirty, like something you’d order at Denny’s at 2:00 in the morning after an all night bender.I’ll take the conglomerate, Over Easy.
The first thing you need to remember when a bat gets in your house is to stay calm. Flipping out and being scared isn’t going to help the situation. Staying calm will also help other people in your house be more relaxed and level-headed as well.
Backpackers like gravity-fed filters because of their obvious advantage of getting filtered water without the pumping. The Katadyn Base Camp weighs 12.1 ounces and has a suggested retail price of .
Indeed, it was not a green bean, but a snakehead that came out of the can that he purchased from the Pathmark grocery store. After contacting the store Thursday he received a call back from Seneca Foods located in upstate New york. They told him that sometimes these things happen and that the sorting machinery that they use during the canning process probably removed the rest of the snake.
Incidents like this have occurred in the past many times with various foreign objects. In 1994 CNN reported that a woman found a fingertip in her salad in a restaurant. More recently, in may of 2007, The West Virginia Record brought to light a story about a man who found a condom in his iced tea at a Shoney’s in West Virginia. So what is a person to do who finds an unacceptable object in their food?