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Monthly Archives: December 2014

New York Company Recalls Sausages After Discovery of Undeclared Allergen

Zemco Industries, Inc., a food company based out of Buffalo, NY that distributes its products throughout the state and beyond, announced a recall of nearly 107,000 pounds of its smoked sausages. According to the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the company issued the recall due to… Read More »

Recall Issued for Peanut, Almond Butter Brands After Salmonella Scare

Hain Celestial Group, Inc., a food producer and distributor, recently announced a recall for a variety of peanut and almond butter products. These products are commonly sold at Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other grocery stores, with brand names including MaraNatha Peanut Butters and Almond Butters, Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, and other private label name… Read More »

Tour Bus Crash Leads to Death of Teenager

In July 2014, a bus driving Canadian tourists to New York City skidded off a northern NY highway and flipped to its side, causing injuries to several passengers and the death of a 14-year-old girl. The bus, owned by Autobus Fleur de Lys and chartered for the trip by the Jaimonvoyage tour company, was traveling… Read More »

Personal Injury Claims On the Rise at New York City Department of Corrections

A recent report shows a drastic increase in personal injury claims filed against the New York City Department of Corrections. Between just 2013 and 2014 claims rose 37 percent, and since 2009 they have risen a whopping 114 percent. The report comes at the same time as a lot of controversy surrounding issues of police… Read More »

Swimming Pool Safety Enters Spotlight After Drowning of Three-Year Old Boy

Tragedy struck a Staten Island family in July 2014, when a three-year old boy died in a swimming pool accident at a daycare center where his mother worked. After climbing a fence next to the pool, the boy went into the pool but was unable to swim and drowned. His death is just one in… Read More »