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.

Deutsch Kase Haus cheese recall expands to Biery Cheese and MDS Foods

February continues to rack up recalls as Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC, not only expands its original cheese recall, but also spurs Biery Cheese Company and MDS Foods Inc. to recall cheese supplied by it. The recalled cheese may be contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes – pathogenic organisms that can cause dangerous infections in young children, elderly people and those with weakened immune systems. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), both companies were made aware this month that various types of Deutsch Kase Haus cheese are now subject to recall. MDS Foods Inc. is also recalling cheese that may ... Read More

Britax stroller recall encompasses more than 700K with dangerous fall hazard; 26 infants injured

More than 700,000 Britax B-Agile and BOB Motion strollers are now under recall by Britax and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) following reports that its car seat may disengage and fall unexpectedly. The cause of the defect stems from a damaged receiver mount on the stroller, which was as a fall hazard to infants sitting in the car seat. According to the CPSC, the stroller recall involves all models and colors of the folding, single or double occupant Britax B-Agile and BOB Motion strollers. The recalled strollers should have Click & Go receiver mounts that are used to ... Read More

Guggisberg cheese recall announced due to potential Listeria monocytogenes; seven states affected

Guggisberg Cheese Inc. has announced a recall of several types of Colby type cheeses and sizes upon learning they may be contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes. Those with weaker immune systems, such as children and frail or elderly adults, are at particular risk of serious infections from exposure to the dangerous bacteria. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports that the recalled cheese products were manufactured by both Guggisberg Cheese and Deutsch Kase Haus LLC, but sold under the Guggisberg label. The following Guggisberg products are included in this cheese recall: Product Size (May be purchased at the deli counter ... Read More

Dining table recall announced by Restoration Hardware due to excess lead exposure; four children affected

Restoration Hardware, an American home-furnishings company based in California, has announced a metal top dining table recall after learning that the table’s metal top may pose a lead exposure risk to young children. When ingested, lead becomes very toxic and may cause adverse health effects such as headaches, abdominal pain, vomiting and fatigue. The dining table recall involves the company’s Railroad Tie & Parsons Tie dining tables, which are either round or rectangular in shape with thin sheets of zinc/dark gray color metal coating the top. The item number can be found underneath the tabletop printed on a white sticker. ... Read More

Sargento cheese recall targets certain products potentially exposed to Listeria monocytogenes

Sargento Foods Inc., an American food producer popular for its wide selection of cheese products, has announced a recall of specialty Longhorn Colby cheese due to potential exposure to Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes are responsible for causing serious and sometimes fatal infections in both young children and frail or elderly adults, especially those with weakened immune systems. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the cheese supplier Deutsche Kase Haus LLC notified the Sargento earlier this year, prompting the company to recall not only the aforementioned cheese, but also any cheese packaged on the same production line. The ... Read More

Power supplies sold with La-Z-Boy lift chairs under recall due to shock hazard

La-Z-Boy, an American furniture chain known for its signature recliners, has announced a recall of nearly 2,500 power supplies sold with lift chairs. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the recalled power supply’s cover may crack within its screw housing and break, allowing the cover to detach and expose dangerous electrical components, posing a shock hazard. The lift chairs themselves are not impacted by the power supply recall. The power supply recall involves all power supplies sold with the following Gold Series electric Lift Chairs:  the Clayton Luxury-Lift (Model 1HL562) and Power Lift (Model 1ML562), and Luxury-Lift ... Read More

Golden Flake recall announced due to undeclared milk allergens in certain potato chips

Golden Flake Snack Foods, Inc., headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., has announced a voluntary and limited recall of its 5 oz. HOT Thin & Crispy Potato Chips. The recalled Golden Flake chips may contain milk and other dairy ingredients that were mistakenly omitted from the product’s list of ingredients. Consumers with a milk allergy could experience serious of life-threatening allergic reactions upon consuming the product. The following product description indicates which Golden Flake products are impacted by this recall: Product Description Size Item UPC “Best If Used By” and Specific Product Code Lot Golden Flake HOT Thin & Crispy Potato Chips ... Read More

Electric skateboard recall announced following reports of overheating battery packs

More than 3,200 electric-powered skateboards are under recall by Boosted Inc. and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The recalled electric skateboards are powered by lithium ion battery packs that may overheat and smoke, putting unsuspecting consumers at risk of igniting a fire. According to the CPSC, the recalled 2nd Generation Boosted Dual+ electric skateboards with lithium ion battery packs are wooden with the “Boosted” brand name printed on the top and bottom. The electric skateboards feature an orange power button that controls the skateboard’s battery pack, which is attached to the bottom of the board within its own ... Read More

Michaels announces rock salt lamp recall due to shock and fire hazards

Nearly 80,000 Rock Salt Lamps are now under recall by Michaels and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) upon discovering the lamp’s dimmer switch and/or outlet plug may overheat and ignite during use. The recalled lamps now pose both shock and fire hazards to unsuspecting consumers. The rock salt lamp recall includes three separate rock salt lamps all sold under the Lumière brand name. Each of the recalled rock salt lamps are pink color and mounted either on a black metal basket or on a wooded base. All were sold in black cardboard boxes featuring a photo of the ... Read More

Worker death prompts more than $170K in OSHA citations against New Jersey hospital

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed fines totaling more than $170K against the Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) in New Jersey following a tragic worker death last summer. According to OSHA, the worker was changing an overhead ballast in a light fixture without proper safeguards when he suffered an electrical shock and fall off a ladder. OSHA has ruled the JCMC’s violations as both “willful” and “serious,” proposing fines of $174,593. The worker fell nearly six feet from the ladder and died from his injuries on July 17. “This worker’s tragic death was preventable,” Kris Hoffman, director ... Read More