Ray Simon

All posts by Ray Simon

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.

Honda Odyssey Recall

Honda Recalls 800,000 Minivans After Dozens of Injuries Linked to Malfunctioning Seat Latch

Honda Motor Corp. is recalling about 800,000 Odyssey minivans in the U.S. after receiving nearly 50 injury reports associated with an issue that causes second-row seats to tip forward.

/ November 20, 2017
Ikea Furniture Store

IKEA Glass Furniture “Spontaneously” Exploding, Customers Say

IKEA customers across the U.S. are outraged following bizarre reports that the company's glass furniture has been shattering randomly, sometimes when nobody is in the room.

/ November 17, 2017
Kratom Pills

FDA Warning on Deadly Risks of Kratom

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a public health advisory concerning the potential health risks of kratom, an herbal supplement the DEA is calling an “imminent hazard to public safety” since being linked to dozens of deaths.

/ November 16, 2017
iRover has issued a recall for 2,800 self-balancing hoverboards because the battery can overheat and catch on fire or explode.

CPSC Recalls 7 Brands of Hoverboards Over Fire Risk

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is recalling at least 7 new brands of self-balancing scooters or “hoverboards” -- which do not actually hover, much to the disappointment of children everywhere -- due to a risk of fire and/or...

/ November 15, 2017
Chicken Breast

Empire Kosher Poultry Recalls 11,000 Pounds of Chicken for Metal Contamination

A Pennsylvania company is recalling nearly 11,000 pounds of raw chicken products after a routine inspection found sharp metal fragments in the meat, which could cause serious injury or even death if swallowed.

/ November 14, 2017
Disneyland

Disneyland Shuts Down Cooling Towers Amid Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

Disneyland Park has temporarily closed down 2 cooling towers at its Southern California facility following an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, a severe form of pneumonia that can be fatal.

/ November 13, 2017
Takata Airbag Lawsuit Filed in Texas

Nissan and INFINITI Vehicles Recalled for Exploding Airbags

Nissan and INFINITI are recalling certain vehicles manufactured between 2001 and 2006 over defective airbags that may explode without warning, the latest in a seemingly never-ending mega recall that refuses to die.

/ November 9, 2017
Green Beans

Organic Green Beans Recalled for Listeria Poisoning

Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods is recalling Organic Fine Whole Green Beans after an inspection found they were contaminated with listeria, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

/ November 8, 2017
Monsanto Banned from European Parliament

EU Declares Roundup Ingredient Safe; Health of Future Generation Hangs in Balance

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, has been declared safe by the European Union (EU), placing future generations in eminent peril by exposing children to a toxic cocktail of pesticides in their food, water, and play areas.

/ November 7, 2017
Hepatitis Outbreak 2017

20 Dead in Hepatitis Outbreak; Cities Helpless Without Resources

An outbreak of hepatitis A which has claimed the lives of at least 20 homeless and illicit drug users in San Diego represents the latest in a growing public health crisis, as cases of the severe liver virus have soared...

/ November 6, 2017