Mike Snider, USA TODAY

Mike Snider

USA TODAY

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Recent articles by Mike:

Fourth of July barbecue food safety: Grilling your burgers wrong could kill you this Independence Day

Dealing with raw meat can be tricky and cooking it improperly can be deadly. Here are grilling safety tips for your socially-distanced July 4 cookout. → Read More

Trump's Twitch channel suspended, and Reddit bans pro-Trump online group

Citing hate speech, video streaming site Twitch suspended President Trump's official channel, and Reddit banned a pro-Trump group → Read More

Iowa couple files suit against distributor of salad mixes linked to multistate Cyclospora outbreak

A husband and wife in Iowa are suing Fresh Express, the company that made salad mixes, which have been recalled in 12 states, say the FDA and CDC. → Read More

A dozen states now part of outbreak linked to salad mixes sold at Jewel-Osco, Hy-Vee and Aldi

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration have added more states to an investigation into tainted bagged salads. → Read More

Off for Juneteenth: Will NFL, Nike, Twitter and corporate celebrations America make a difference?

Fewer white Americans will ask 'What is Juneteenth?' after many of the most influential companies in the U.S. have opted to make the date a paid holiday. → Read More

Twitter and Square will observe Juneteenth as company holiday, CEO Dorsey says

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter and Square, is charging other companies to make June 19, a day celebrating the end of slavery, as a workers' holiday. → Read More

Apple Watch, Fitbit as first line of defense? Tests expand on whether wearables could predict coronavirus

Tests are expanding to explore whether wearables such as the Apple Watch and Fitbit can be used to track and perhaps detect COVID-19 prior to onset. → Read More

Sony to unveil PlayStation 5 launch video game titles, first look at games at June 4 event

What games will be available for the PlayStation 5, due to launch this holiday season? Sony will unveil some details in an online event on June 4. → Read More

Twitter makes about-face on Trump tweets but stops short of banning the president

Twitter appears to be pivoting toward a more proactive editorial stance with moves to fact check and partially block recent President Trump tweets. → Read More

Yes, Corona is selling big during coronavirus pandemic, but so is Coors Light and Miller Lite

In the COVID-19 crisis, beer buyers have turned to big brands like Corona and Coors Light and are buying beer in bulk. → Read More

Memorial Day 2020 food safety: Coronavirus isn't the only threat at holiday weekend barbecues

Dealing with raw meat can be tricky, and cooking it improperly can be deadly. Here are grilling safety tips for your socially-distanced cookout. → Read More

Ikea parent company planning to expand with new malls in the US

Ingka Centres, which across the globe has 45 shopping malls each with an Ikea store, is planning a U.S. expansion despite the COVID-19 crisis. → Read More

'Grand Theft Auto V' free video game giveaway crashes Epic Games online store

Epic Games, maker of 'Fortnite,' tried to give away free copies of "Grand Theft Auto V" in its online store Thursday but demand crashed the service. → Read More

Uber uses Zoom to layoff about 3,700 as coronavirus pandemic puts brakes on business

Uber, which has seen its ride-hailing business drop 80% in the COVID-19 crisis, used Zoom conference calls to lay off 3,700 employees last week. → Read More

Grabbing an Uber? Buckle up and bring your face mask to combat coronavirus

It's not just airlines requiring masks for passengers. Soon, Uber riders – and drivers – will need to wear face masks or some kind of face → Read More

Grabbing an Uber? Buckle up and bring your face mask to combat coronavirus

As cities and states come out of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, Uber is working on technologies to ensure both drivers and riders have masks in place. → Read More

Microsoft sets May 7 to unveil video games on new Xbox Series X console

Microsoft plans to release its new Xbox Series X video game console for the 2020 holiday season. On May 7, we will get a look at games in the works. → Read More

Walmart expanding Express Delivery to 1,000 stores to meet demand amid coronavirus crisis

Walmart is escalating its delivery strategy to customers, most of whom are still living under stay-at-home orders, and at the same time bolstering its → Read More

Amazon expects to plow $4B second-quarter profit into improving safety, delivery and wages

Increased demand for groceries and products drove Amazon revenue higher than expected. But costs of hiring and improved safety reduced profits. → Read More

Walmart expanding Express Delivery to 1,000 stores to meet demand amid coronavirus crisis

Walmart is expanding its two-hour Express Delivery service to 1,000 more stores in mid-May and a total of 2,000 in the following weeks. → Read More