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.

Hair Dryer

Hair Dryers Recalled Over Burn, Shock & Explosion Risk

Xtava has issued a nationwide recall for about 235,000 of its Allure and Allure Pro 2200W hair dryers over concerns they can catch on fire, which may cause burns, shocks and even explosions, according to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety...

/ August 16, 2018
Painkiller NSAID Risk

Thyroid Drug Recalled for Ingredient Problems

A widely-prescribed thyroid medication is being recalled nationwide over problems with an ingredient, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Thursday.

/ August 15, 2018

First Roundup Cancer Trial Ends in $289 Million Verdict for Plaintiff

Monsanto took a massive financial hit last week as a California jury sided with a former groundskeeper from San Francisco who claims he developed Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma from using the company’s Roundup weed killer, awarding the man nearly $290 million in...

/ August 14, 2018
2019 Subaru Ascent

Subaru Recalling 2019 Ascent SUVs for Missing Welds

Some Subaru owners will be getting brand new cars if the manufacturer finds that their current vehicles are lacking crucial welds, according to a report issued Friday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

/ August 13, 2018
Vitamix Blender

Nearly 100,000 Vitamix Blenders Recalled for Laceration Hazard

More than 100,000 high-end blenders sold at Costco, Williams-Sonoma and other major retailers have been recalled over concerns the containers can separate from the base, exposing the blades and increasing the risk of lacerations to users.

/ August 10, 2018
Nasal Spray

CVS Nasal Spray Recalled for Bacterial Contamination

A CVS-brand nasal spray is being recalled nationwide over concerns of potential bacterial contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Wednesday.

/ August 9, 2018
surgical instruments

FDA Expands Recall for Heart Drug Linked to Cancer

In an ongoing investigation, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded its recall of Valsartan, a popular drug used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, after it was found that some of its ingredients may contain...

/ August 8, 2018
Cummins Inc.

Cummins to Recall 500,000 Truck Engines for Emissions Fail

Real-world testing done on medium and heavy-duty trucks equipped with Cummins engines has found higher-than-expected levels of emissions, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced on Tuesday.

/ August 7, 2018
Chipotle Mexican Grill sign

Ron Simon & Associates Files 2nd Ohio Chipotle Lawsuit as Food Poisoning Victim Count Reaches 700

The national food safety law firm of Ron Simon & Associates has filed a second lawsuit in the food poisoning outbreak linked to the Chipotle Mexican Grill located at 9733 Sawmill Parkway in Powell, Ohio. Local health departments are now...

/ August 6, 2018
Almond Breeze Milk

Almond Milk Recalled in 28 States for Contamination with… Cow’s Milk?

A Massachusetts company is recalling more than 165,000 half-gallon cartons of refrigerated Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk because of potential contamination with cow’s milk, an allergen not listed on the label, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

/ August 6, 2018