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# salmonella scare
Manufacturer blames 'third party' ingredient for large-scale houmous recall
Recall notices were issued for a number of houmous products in Ireland last week.
# undeclared
Now Tesco has recalled one of its products because of nut worries
Got nut allergies? Here are the facts about the latest scares
Gay men will be allowed give blood in the US... after abstaining from sex for a year
The FDA said it made decision after reviewing scientific evidence in recent years.
# Not the News
This is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Horse burgers, how politicians ignored on social media may suffer low self-esteem, and the possibility that Lance Armstrong may be telling the truth…
# Civil War
Syria ceasefire in tatters as fighting rages
The death toll on the first of of Eid al-Adha reached 146, according to reports.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris
Here are the things we learned, shared and loved today.
# borders
Syrian rebels move command from Turkey to Syria
Fighting continues to spill over borders, however, with violence reported near Jordan today.
# Ulster Bank
British watchdog to examine IT failure at Ulster Bank
The Financial Services Authority is to conduct an investigation into the systems failure at the Royal Bank of Scotland.
# fined
PwC fined record £1.4m in UK for audit misconduct
PricewaterhouseCoopers was reprimanded for actions taken when auditing the accounts of JP Morgan.
# Ulster Bank
Ulster Bank lost €925m in deposits when Bank Guarantee kicked in
The Irish arm of RBS lost £732 million in deposits in the four days after the government guaranteed its native competitors.