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

Flavored E-Cigarette Liquids May Be Hazardous

E-Cigarettes, Vapes Linked to Increased Risk for Seizure: FDA Warning

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating dozens of seizures in people who reported using an electronic cigarette or portable vaporizer (vape) device just prior to the incident.

/ April 8, 2019
Britax BOB Jogging Stroller

The Britax Jogging Stroller Debacle, Part II

The heretofore untold story of the Britax BOB jogging stroller illustrates how changes in the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) under the Trump Administration affected the handling of a dangerous product linked to hundreds of severe injuries, many of...

/ April 5, 2019
Britax BOB Jogging Stroller

Britax Jogging Stroller Linked to Hundreds of Severe Injuries Recalled. Or Was It?

In 2017, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning stating that a popular jogging stroller manufactured by Britax Child Safety was dangerous and should be recalled nationwide. But did the recall actually happen?

/ April 4, 2019

Oklahoma Company Recalls Beef Patties Over Foreign Matter Contamination

AdvancePierre Foods, Inc., an Enid, Okla. establishment, is recalling more than 20,000 pounds of ready-to-eat beef patties over concerns they may be contaminated with tiny pieces of plastic, the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) warned on Tuesday.

/ April 3, 2019

Purina Recalls Cat Food Over Choking Hazard

Nestle Purina Petcare has issued a nationwide recall for one of its cat food products after consumers complained of finding pieces of rubber in their cans, according to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

/ April 2, 2019
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Hyundai to Recall 20,000 Vehicles Over Engine Fire Risk

Hyundai Motor Corp. is recalling about 20,000 Veloster hatchbacks over a potential software defect which could cause the vehicles’ engines to fail or catch fire, increasing the risk of severe injury and even death to motorists, according to the U.S....

/ April 1, 2019
Ground Beef

Illinois Firm Recalls Nearly 5,000 Pounds Beef for E. Coli Contamination

North Aurora, Ill.-based Aurora Packing Company, Inc. is recalling approximately 4,838 pounds of beef over concerns the products may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

/ March 28, 2019
Safety airbag sign in the car

Honda to Recall 1.2 Million Vehicles Over Defective Takata Airbags

Honda Motor Corp. has announced plans to recall about 1.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles to replace faulty Takata airbag inflators which can explode without warning, severely injuring and even killing occupants inside the cab.

/ March 27, 2019

FSIS Issues Updated Meat Processing Guidelines to Quell Never-Ending Food Recalls

The USDA Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced plans to issue new guidelines for food processing firms in response to the near daily recalls of meat and poultry products, the agency said on Monday.

/ March 26, 2019
Henry Avocado Recall

Escondido Company Recalls Avocados Over Potential Listeria Contamination

Henry Avocado Corporation is recalling its California-grown whole avocados sold in bulk at retail stores over concerns the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness. The company initiated the recall “as a precautionary...

/ March 25, 2019