Archive for December, 2014

Revelers fill Times Square for New Year’s Eve celebration – New York Daily News

December 31, 2014

New York Daily News Revelers fill Times Square for New Year's Eve celebrationNew York Daily NewsNew Year's Eve is turning into “Groundhog's Day” for Chris Clarke. The one-time Manhattanite arrived Wednesday from his Virginia home to watch the ball drop on New Year's Eve for the 16th time in a cold and very crowded Times […]

Sydney New Year’s Eve: Man clings to life after ‘freakish’ fireworks accident – Sydney Morning Herald

December 31, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald Sydney New Year's Eve: Man clings to life after 'freakish' fireworks accidentSydney Morning HeraldFamily of a Sydney father clinging to life following a New Year's Eve fireworks explosion say the mishap was a "freakish accident". Adrian Alafaci, 28, from Sans Souci, was in a critical condition on Thursday afternoon after a firework […]

2015 starts with stampede in Shanghai, ‘die in’ in Boston – USA TODAY

December 31, 2014

USA TODAY 2015 starts with stampede in Shanghai, 'die in' in BostonUSA TODAYRevelers converged on the beaches of Brazil, the skyscrapers of Dubai and New York's Times Square to say good riddance to a turbulent 2014 marred by terror woes, Ebola outbreaks and a horrific series of airline disasters. But tragedy struck in Shanghai, …35 killed, […]

Whole Foods Market Voluntarily Recalls Cut, Wrapped and Weighed Bleating Heart-Brand Cheeses in Arizona, California and Hawaii Because of Possible Health Risk

December 31, 2014

Whole Foods Market is recalling cheese sold in Arizona, California and Hawaii that came from its supplier Bleating Heart Cheeses because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although […]

Scrap metal recycling facility fined $497,000 after worker’s death

December 31, 2014

After a worker was killed when his arm became trapped by a conveyor belt, the owner of the Illinois scrap metal recycling facility where he worked has received a fine of nearly half a million dollars for numerous safety violations. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said that the conveyor belt should not have […]

Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanut Protein in Cumin Prooducts

December 31, 2014

Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients of Gonzales, Texas is voluntarily recalling cumin products because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins. We were notified by one of our third party suppliers that one of the spice ingredients purchased contains peanut proteins, allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. Go to Source

Jump Your Bones, Inc. Recalls Roo Bites (Cubes) Pet Treats

December 31, 2014

Jump Your Bones, Inc. of Boca Raton, Florida is voluntarily recalling Jump Your Bones brand name Roo Bites (Cubes) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No pet or consumer illnesses from this product have been reported to date. Go to Source

Ford Issues Recalls On 2014 Ford Escape, 2015 Lincoln MKC

December 31, 2014

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F ) issued recalls Wednesday for the 2014 Ford Escape and 2015 Lincoln MKC. Both the Escape and MKC models were recalled for fuel pump issues, which may cause a vehicle to stall … Go to Source

Pink’s Ice Cream Recalls All Ice Cream Flavors Except the Coconut Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Because of Possible Health Risk

December 31, 2014

Pink’s Ice Cream LLC of Seattle, WA is recalling all ice cream flavors produced in 2014 with the exception of Coconut Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with […]

Florida’s Youth Concussion Law Designed to Protect Against Brain Injuries

December 31, 2014

Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) December 31, 2014 – In 2012, the state of Florida passed a youth concussion law designed to protect young athletes from brain injuries, joining more than 30 states that had already adopted such laws.  Safety advocates say that such protections are badly needed. Of the more than 300,000 head injuries […]

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