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Sargento Expands Cheese Recall And Cuts Ties With Supplier

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 22, 2017 at 11:35 AM / Recalls, Food Recalls

Sargento is expanding its recall of prepackaged cheese products over listeria contamination concerns.

Class Action Suit Over Odwalla's Sugar Labeling Moves Forward

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 21, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Class Action

A proposed class action lawsuit against Odwalla and The Coca-Cola Company has been given the go-ahead from a California federal judge. The suit alleges that the company misled consumers by claiming that Odwalla products do not contain sugar.

676K Strollers Recalled After 26 Children Injured

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 17, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Recalls

Stroller manufacturer Britax has issued a voluntary recall of 676,000 strollers in the United States. Federal safety officials say the car seat on B-Agile and BOB Motion strollers have broken receiver mounts that can cause the car seats to disengage and fall unexpectedly.

More Dog Food Recalled Over Euthanasia Drug Contamination

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 16, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Recalls

A second dog food company has issued a recall over pentobarbital concerns. Against the Grain Pet Food Inc has voluntarly recalled one lot of its "Pulled Beef with Gravy Dinner for Dogs" because it may be contaminated with the euthanasia drug.

Lawsuit Claims Walmart's Craft Beer Isn't Really Craft Beer

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 15, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Class Action

An Ohio man has filed a lawsuit against Walmart over what he alleges is the “fraudulent, unlawful, deceptive and unfair” marketing of craft beers.

Sargento Recalls Several Cheese Products Over Listeria Fears

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 14, 2017 at 11:35 AM / Recalls, Food Recalls

One of the country’s largest cheesemakers has recalled seven sliced and shredded cheese products over listeria concerns.

Another Dog Food Maker Issues Recall Over Potential Health Risk

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 13, 2017 at 11:32 AM / Recalls

PetSmart has issued a voluntary recall of its house brand canned dog food over metal contamination concerns.

Arby's Suffers Data Breach; Hundreds of Thousands Accounts Compromised

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 10, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Data Breach

Arby's Restaurant Group is investigating a data breach that may have compromised hundreds of thousands of consumer accounts.

Judge Orders 5-hour Energy To Pay $4.3M For Deceptive Advertising

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 9, 2017 at 11:30 AM / Deceptive Advertising

A judge in Washington state has ordered the makers of 5-hour ENERGY® to pay $4.3. million in penalties and fees for misleading consumers with deceptive advertising.

FTC Says Vizio Smart TVs Were Spying On Consumers

POSTED: William PinilisFebruary 8, 2017 at 11:30 AM / FTC, Privacy

Electronics maker Vizio has agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle complaints that it monitored consumers’ TV viewing habits without their knowledge or consent.

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