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Temp Temple

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Temp Temple is the Communications Assistant for Beasley Allen Law Firm’s Web Development department. Born and raised in Montgomery, Ala., Temp began writing for Righting Injustice as an intern following his sophomore year at Belmont University, where he received the Bruin Blog Scholarship and wrote for the university’s official blog each semester. Now a full-time employee of the firm, Temp is a graduate of Huntingdon College, where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. Temp writes a variety of posts during his workday ranging from assorted recalls to firm and national litigation, and special events happening across the nation.

Vulto Creamery named in wrongful death lawsuit following raw milk cheese recall

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York after a woman linked her husband’s death to the Vulto Creamery raw milk cheese recall. According to Food Safety News, Vermont resident Veronica Friedman filed the wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of her late husband Richard Friedman, alleging he suffered a massive stroke caused by a Listeriosis infection he procured from ingesting the recalled raw milk cheese last year. “People think of food poisoning as inconvenient rather than really dangerous,” said William D. Marler of Seattle, who is an attorney for Ms. Friedman, as ... Read More

XBOX ONE Controller Charger recall announced; 24 reports of overheating

More than 120,000 Energizer® XBOX ONE 2X Smart Chargers are under recall by Performance Designed Products and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The recalled chargers are believed to overheat and cause damage to the game controller, thus posing a burn hazard to unsuspecting consumers. The controller charger recall specifies the Energizer® XBOX ONE 2X Smart Chargers that are used to charge XBOX ONE video game controllers. The recalled chargers, which are made of a black plastic, measure around 3.5 inches long by 5 inches wide by 11 inches. The “Energizer®” logo can be found on the charger’s label ... Read More

Whole Foods Market expands cheese recall following reports of hospitalizations; two deaths

Raw milk cheeses are under fire again as Whole Foods announces it will be expanding its initial cheese recall in hopes of protecting more consumers from potential Listeria monocytogenes. Only eight stores are affected, spread across New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. According to the FDA, Whole Foods will be including Vulto Creamery’s Andes, Hamden and Walton Umber raw milk cheeses in its initial recall of Ouleout and Miranda soft wash-rind raw milk cheeses. The three additional cheeses were cut and packaged in a clear plastic wrap with “sell by” dates from 01/02/2017 to 04/02/2017 and scale labels starting with ... Read More

Table saw recall announced after reports of injuries, fingernail amputation

More than 45,000 Craftsman portable table saws are under recall upon the discovery its stand may collapse unexpectedly. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the recalled table saws pose both laceration and impact injury hazards to the consumer. The table saw recall involves all Craftsman brand 10-inch table saws with model number 137.41503 sitting on a black metal foldable stand. A silver label located on the front of the recalled table saw should have “15 AMP 10-inch table saw,” “Sears Brands Mgt. Corp.” and its model and serial numbers. The serial number must be begin with one ... Read More

Vulto Creamery cheese recall linked to two deaths; FDA investigation announced

After a reported two deaths and six hospitalizations, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an investigation of a listeriosis outbreak in connection with Vulto Creamery’s soft raw cheese recall. Vulto Creamery announced its cheese recall earlier this week, stating that its Ouleout, Miranda, Heinennellie and Willowemoc soft wash-rind raw milk cheeses tested positive for Listeria monoytogenes. Though the cheeses were available nationwide, the majority of the affected products were sold in locations like California, Chicago, Portland and the District of Columbia. Listeriosis is a serious infection caused by the ingestion of Listeria monocytogenes through contaminated food. The illness ... Read More

Whole Foods announces cheese recall in four states due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination

Whole Foods Market announced a limited cheese recall affecting nine stores in four different states. The recalled cheese could be contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes – the same health issue plaguing similar cheese recalls earlier this year. Ingestion of these bacteria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in those with poor immune systems. Vulto Creamery’s cheese recall affects Ouleout and Miranda soft wash-rind raw milk cheeses cut and packaged in clear plastic wrap with scale labels starting with PLU codes 0200305 and 0200306 and “sell by” dates from 12/27/2016 to 03/28/2017. The affected cheese products were sold in Connecticut, Massachusetts, ... Read More

Nearly 100K STIHL chain saws recalled due to fire and burn hazards

Nearly 100,000 gas-powered chain saws are being recalled by STIHL and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) upon learning of a leakage issue with the product’s fuel line. If a recalled chainsaw’s fuel line does leak, the consumer is at risk of both fire and burn hazards. The chain saw recall involves the STIHL MS 461 R gas-powered chain saw with a wrap handle. The recalled chain saws feature the “STIHL” logo on its engine cover and are orange and gray in color. Located under the front hand guard near the engine’s housing, the chain saw’s serial number should ... Read More

Little Tikes toddler swing recall announced following 39 children injuries; two broken arms reported

Little Tikes™, an American manufacturer of children’s toys, is announcing a recall of 2-in-1 Snug ‘n Secure Pink toddler swings after reports that its plastic seat may crack or break during use. If the toddler swing’s seat breaks during use, the unsuspecting child is at risk of falling. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug’n Secure pink toddler swings feature a pink T-shaped restraint at its front with a Little Tikes emblem and four yellow ropes used for suspension. The back of the swing seat should have its model number and manufacturing date ... Read More

Toy frog recall announced after 17 reports of battery chemical leakage; two injuries

More than 427,000 Little Live Pets Lil Frog and Lil Frog Lily Pad toys are now under recall after reports that the toy’s batteries may become a projectile and leak unsafe chemicals. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the recalled Little Live Pets Lil Frog plastic toys operate using four button batteries that power it to jump. The SKU number for the Little Live Pets Lil Frog is 28217, while the SKU number for the Lil Frog Lily Pad is 28218. Both numbers can be found printed along the frog’s lower belly, along with the toy’s manufacture ... Read More

Sargento announces cheese recall expansion; severs ties with supplier Deutsch Kase Haus

Sargento Foods Inc., one of the largest cheesemakers in the nation, is expanding its initial recall of specialty Longhorn Colby cheese to include products packaged on the same lines as the cheeses recalled last week. The recalled cheese may be contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes, according to its supplier Deutsch Kase Haus. Sargento axed its relationship with the supplier due to the cheese recall. “Out of concern for the health and well-being of Sargento consumers, the company has also terminated its relationship with Deutsch Kase Haus, which supplied Sargento with the affected Longhorn Colby cheese,” the company stated in regards to ... Read More