Friday, July 13, 2012

Respond To Unwanted Robocalls -- FTC Has A Way

Agency Announces Robocall Summit to be Held October 18 in Washington

By James Limbach,

Few things are as annoying as those recorded "robocalls" -- especially if your just sitting down to dinner. But what should you do when you get one?

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued tips for consumers, as well as two new consumer education videos explaining robocalls and describing what to do when you get one. The agency also is hosting a robocall summit later this year to develop new strategies to stop illegal robocalls.

"The FTC hears from American consumers every day about illegal robocalls and how intrusive they are," said FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz. "We're ratcheting up our efforts to stop this invasion of consumers' privacy."

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Recall: On Winn-Dixie Brand Cheeseburger Macaroni Skillet Dinner


Winn-Dixie today announced an immediate Class II voluntary recall of Winn-Dixie Cheeseburger Macaroni Skillet Dinners sold in the 5.8 oz. package with a UPC code of 2114018080, and a sell-by date of May 14, 2013. According to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the reason for the recall is the potential for the product to contain small metal fragments.

For Anyone Allergic To Eggs

Cass-Clay Creamery Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Eggs in Peppermint Bon Bon Ice Cream


Cass-Clay Creamery of Fargo, N.D., is voluntarily recalling Hornbacher's Peppermint Bon Bon Light (half gallon/1.89 liter), Schroeder Peppermint Bon Bon (1.75 quart/1.65 liter) and SunnyBrook Peppermint Bon Bon Light (half gallon/1.89 liter) because they may contain undeclared eggs. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Recall Of Andante Dairy Cheese

CDFA Announces Recall Of Andante Dairy Cheese


Multiple lots of cheeses made by Andante Dairy in Petaluma, California are the subject of a recall and quarantine order announced by California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Whiteford. The quarantine is based on a determination that a lack of proper pasteurization could have allowed dangerous pathogens to survive in the products.

Safety Recalls For Friday, July 13

Chicco Polly High Chairs Recalled

The pegs on the rear legs of the high chair pose the potential for bruising or laceration

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Old Navy Recalls Toddler Girl Aqua Socks

A lack of traction poses a slip and fall hazard

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Molenaar Recalls Folding Step Stools

Unexpected breaking or collapse of the stool poses the risk of falling

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Volvo Recalling S80 Vehicles

The potential for a transmission problem could lead to a crash

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TBC Recalling Mirada and Big Foot/Big O Tires

A manufacturing anomaly poses the risk of a vehicle crash

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Isuzu Recalling Amigos and Rodeos

Corrosion in the suspension system could lead to handling problems and crashes

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Buona Vita Recalls Various Frozen, Ready-To-Eat Meat and Poultry Products

The recalls were prompted by the potential for Listeria monocytogenes contamination

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