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 Laude in 2007. Ray currently specializes in writing content and news articles for independent publications.

Sliced Melons

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Indiana Melons Sickens 117 People: CDC Warning

A food poisoning outbreak linked to pre-cut melons produced by an Illinois firm has caused at least 117 salmonella infections in 10 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Wednesday.

/ April 25, 2019
Ground Beef

Georgia Firm Recalls Ground Beef Over E. Coli Contamination

K2D, a Carlton, Georgia-based company doing business as Colorado Premium Foods, is recalling more than 113,000 pounds of ground beef products over concerns of potential E. coli contamination, the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) reported on Tuesday.

/ April 24, 2019
Target Toy Recall

Target Recalls 500,000 Wooden Toys Over Choking Hazard

Target Corp. is recalling Bullseye’s Playground wooden toy vehicles over concerns that the items may pose a choking risk to children, the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) announced on Thursday.

/ April 23, 2019
2016 Dodge Dart

Fiat-Chrysler Recalls 320,000 Dart Vehicles Over Roll Away Risk

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced a recall for more than 320,000 Dodge Dart compact cars in North America over concerns that a potentially defective component could allow the shift cable to detach from the transmission, causing the vehicles to...

/ April 22, 2019
BMW Logo

BMW Recalls 185,000 Vehicles Over Fire Risk

BMW is adding nearly 185,000 vehicles to a 2017 recall issued over a concern of potential engine fires, according to NBC News.

/ April 19, 2019
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Recall

Ben & Jerry’s Recalls 2 Flavors Ice Cream Over Undeclared Nuts

Unilever, the company that owns Ben & Jerry's, has issued a nationwide recall for 2 flavors of ice cream amid reports of undeclared nuts in some of the packages, according to CNN.

/ April 18, 2019
Yellowfin Tuna Steaks Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Frozen Tuna Recalled Amid Multistate Salmonella Outbreak

More than a dozen people in 7 states have been diagnosed with salmonellosis, the gastrointestinal illness caused by salmonella bacteria, after eating ground tuna products from Jensen Tuna Inc., according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

/ April 17, 2019
Chocolate chip cookies

‘Unexpected Ingredient’ Forces Chips Ahoy Cookies Recall

Multinational confectionery powerhouse Mondelēz Global LLC has announced a recall for 13-ounce packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies over concerns the products contain an "unexpected solidified ingredient," the company said.

/ April 16, 2019
Lyft Scooter Recall

Lyft Scooters Recalled for Brake Problems

Ford GoBike, the bike rental company that owns Lyft, announced that it is recalling its electric scooters from San Francisco and other major cities over safety concerns with the brakes, according to the Washington Post.

/ April 16, 2019
ice cream cones

Ice Cream Bars Sold at Market 32, Price Chopper Recalled for Listeria Contamination

Fieldbrook Foods, a Dunkirk, New York establishment, is recalling ice cream bars sold at Market 32 and Price Chopper Supermarkets over potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

/ April 12, 2019