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FOOD
November 24, 1995 | DANIEL P. PUZO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A distinct marketing phenomena has emerged in food magazine ads and package labeling the past few years. Producers of everything from cleansers to fresh turkey now tout their products' ability to prevent, destroy or minimize harmful bacteria. One industry trade magazine calls food safety among the hottest trends in product introductions this year. Some of the most aggressive claims come from makers of products familiar to every home. Clorox Co.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 11, 1995 | SARAH KLEIN
President-to-be or not, Richard Nixon had to clean his room. Curators at his museum say his mother, Hannah M. Nixon, was a strict housekeeper who kept a well-maintained home and made sure little Richard did his chores. Seventy-three years after he left the home, that responsibility now falls to the museum staff, which exercises great caution in the semi-annual cleaning of the presidential birthplace. On Tuesday, staffers used special cotton gloves and soft cloths to dust the house.
BUSINESS
March 3, 1995
The maker of Simple Green all-purpose cleaner is changing the product's label as part of a settlement ending litigation brought against the company last year by district attorneys of three Northern California counties. The label will warn consumers not to pour rinse water into storm drains or open waterways. Though Simple Green is nontoxic, substances it removes from items such as engines are not, said Joleigh Ernst, spokeswoman for parent company Sun Makers Inc.
NEWS
June 17, 1994 | CONNIE KOENENN, Times Staff Writer
With a plastic squeeze bottle in one hand and an RCA Victor long-playing record in the other, Randy Cooley demonstrates the Nitty Gritty Record Cleaning System, contained in a modest plastic and wooden box. "It won't get rid of scratches, but the pops, clicks and surface noises will fade away," he says, carefully placing the LP onto a spindle in the machine.
BUSINESS
June 2, 1994 | Anne Michaud, Times staff writer
Allergan Inc. has introduced a new one-bottle disinfection system for contact lenses and, with it, what the company says is its biggest promotional campaign to date. The Irvine-based company said Wednesday that the campaign will be aimed at consumers as well as eye-care professionals, but it would give no details. Wesley-Jessen, a division of Schering-Plough, is a partner in the promotion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 10, 1994
A high school English teacher who became ill after drinking a soda laced with cleaning fluid will remain in a Palmdale hospital for another night, hospital officials said Saturday. Susan Ennis felt a burning sensation in her throat and then vomited during class Thursday morning at Littlerock High School after she drank from a can of soda.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 9, 1994 | DEAN TAKAHASHI and DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The district attorneys of three Northern California counties have filed a lawsuit against the Orange County makers of Simple Green, a cleaning product advertised as nontoxic, alleging that the product can be hazardous to fish when improperly dumped.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 6, 1993 | BOB ELSTON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Your clothes stink, your books are covered with soot and your car is topped with ashes. Here is a list of things that can be done to rid your home and yourself of the fire and its aftermath. The suggestions are taken from "After the Fire," a pamphlet produced by the Costa Mesa Fire Department. CLOTHING * Smoke odor and soot can sometimes be washed from clothing.
NEWS
October 29, 1993
Your clothes stink, your books are covered with soot and your car is topped with ashes. Here is a list of things that can be done to rid your home and yourself of the fire and its aftermath. The suggestions are taken from "After the Fire," a pamphlet produced by the Costa Mesa Fire Department. For a complete copy, call the fire department at (714) 754-5683. Clothing: * Smoke odor and soot can sometimes be washed from clothing.
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