American Pecan Co. is recalling 1lb. bags of Pecan Pieces after salmonella was detected during routine sampling by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). To this date, there have been no illnesses associated with the recalled pecans.
The pecans [...]
February 25, 2010
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed $45,500 in fines for alleged repeat and serious violations of safety and health standards at the Kingston, NY plant of Cranesville [...]
February 24, 2010
A new study found that two common conditions caused by hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) killed 48,000 people and increased health care costs by $8.1 billion in 2006.
In a release yesterday, Resources for the Future [...]
Wholesome Spice, of Brooklyn, New York, in conjunction with the Rhode Island Department of Health, announced a recall of Crushed red pepper in 25-pound boxes due to possible salmonella contamination.
Salmonella infection can cause serious and [...]
Arctic Cat Snowmobiles have been voluntarily recalled due to a fuel leak that poses a fire hazard to consumers.
The recall, announced in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), involves about 1,300 snowmobiles.
February 22, 2010
An off-duty police officer with the Philadelphia Police Department was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after crashing into the back of a trooper’s cruiser on I-95, NBC Philadelphia reported on their website www.nbcphiladelphia.com.
February 21, 2010
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to use ear candles because there is no scientific evidence they have any health benefits and they can cause serious injuries, even when used according to [...]
February 20, 2010
“Hundreds of people taking Avandia, a controversial diabetes medicine, needlessly suffer heart attacks and heart failure each month, according to confidential government reports that recommend the drug be removed from [...]
February 19, 2010
An SUV passing double-parked vehicles struck and killed a jogger yesterday in an early morning accident in on Avenue A near the intersection of West 33rd Street in Bayonne, reports The Jersey Journal today.
37-year-old Daniel [...]