Ray Simon

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Ray Simon is a veteran copywriter with more than a decade's worth of experience in the field. He studied journalism at Vanderbilt University, graduating Cum Lade in 2007. Ray currently specializes in writing content and news articles for independent publications.

Pastrami Recall

Iowa Company Recalls Pastrami Over Processing Errors That Could Lead to Food Poisoning

Postville, Iowa-based Agri Star Meat and Poultry LLC, is recalling about 3,592 pounds of ready-to-eat beef pastrami products as a result of processing deviations that may have led to inadequate curing, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...

/ June 22, 2018
Ground Beef

Texas Firm Recalls Ground Beef Products for STEC E. Coli

A Lott, Texas-based company is recalling nearly 500 pounds of frozen raw ground beef over concerns it may be contaminated with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O103, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

/ June 21, 2018
Honey Smacks

Honey Smacks Recall Expanded After 73 Diagnosed with Salmonella

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded a recall of Kellogg’s Honey Smacks after the cereal was linked to at least 73 salmonella infections in 31 states.

/ June 20, 2018
prostate cancer

‘Untreatable’ Prostate Cancer Halted by New Drug in Clinical Trials

More than 1 in 10 men with previously untreatable prostate cancer have reported 'astonishing benefits' from a new medicine that works by jumpstarting the immune system to stop tumors, according to the results of a new study investigating the effects...

/ June 19, 2018
Fresh vegetable platter

Del Monte Recalls Veggie Trays Over Parasite Contamination

Del Monte Foods, Inc., has issued a nationwide recall for 3 sizes of vegetable trays due to a parasite outbreak, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned on Friday.

/ June 18, 2018
Honey Smacks

Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Recalled for Salmonella Contamination

The Kellogg Company has announced it is recalling certain packages of Honey Smacks cereal over potential contamination with salmonella, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

/ June 15, 2018
Hawaiian Islands

Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease Strikes Hawaii

The Hawaii State Department of Health confirmed on Wednesday that it is investigating a sixth case of Legionnaires’ disease on the Hawaiian Islands, most of which have occurred in people with chronic health problems or compromised immune systems.

/ June 14, 2018
2013 kia forte

Kia to Recall 500,000 Vehicles Over Faulty Airbags

Kia and Hyundai to recall 500,000 vehicles amid investigation into 4 deaths, 6 injuries.

/ June 13, 2018
Tyson Foods to Recall 3,000 Pounds of Breaded Chicken for Plastic Contamination

Tyson Foods to Recall 3,000 Pounds of Breaded Chicken for Plastic Contamination

Tyson Food Inc. is recalling 3,120 pounds of frozen breaded chicken over potential contamination with “blue and clear sort plastic,” the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Friday.

/ June 12, 2018
Fresh cut melon

MultiState Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pre-Cut Melon Sold at Walmart, Kroger, Trader Joe’s

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Adelaide linked to pre-cut melon sold at major retailers has caused at least 60 severe illnesses in consumers across the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Friday.

/ June 11, 2018