Consumer Health and Safety

Major Grocery Store Recalls Cheesecakes

Major grocery store chain, Price Choppers, announced that three varieties of their cheesecakes are being voluntarily recalled because they contain eggs, which are not listed on the ingredients label.  The Price Chopper recall applies to three kinds of their 24 ounce cheesecakes: the raspberry, blueberry, and strawberry.

The company announced that […]

January 11th, 2012|Community News, Consumer Health and Safety, Defective Products, Product Recall, Public Health|Comments Off on Major Grocery Store Recalls Cheesecakes

Salmonella Contamination at Hannafords

Major supermarket chain Hannafords announced that it will be recalling ground beef with a sell-by date of December 17th because it may be contaminated with salmonella. While the sell-by-date is long passed, it’s important to check frozen meat.

The Scarborough Maine based company confirmed in the statement that it received reports […]

January 5th, 2012|Consumer Health and Safety, Food Safety, Public Health, Public Safety|Comments Off on Salmonella Contamination at Hannafords

10 Most Dangerous Toys Revealed

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and parents are considering which toys to give their children. The Boston nonprofit, World Against Toys Causing Harm, has compiled a list of the year’s most dangerous toys.

The first five toys on the list are manufactured by the following companies: Big Time […]

November 25th, 2011|Consumer Health and Safety, Personal Injury, Public Safety|Comments Off on 10 Most Dangerous Toys Revealed