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Stay Safe on Memorial Day 2022

Stay Safe on Memorial Day 2022

| Personal Injury
On Memorial Day 2020, we FaceTimed with friends. On Memorial Day 2021, we cautiously went out the door with masks covering our faces. Memorial Day 2022 may be about as normal as an early summer holiday will ever be again. Over thirty million Americans are expected to be on the road during the last weekend…Read the article
Food Safety Concerns Continue in New York

Food Safety Concerns Continue in New York

| Personal Injury
Just as we were celebrating National Food Allergy Awareness Month, a report surfaced that many food packaging materials contain high levels of a dangerous chemical. The tainted packages were from large fast-food chains, like Cava, Arby’s, Nathan’s Famous, Burger King, Stop & Shop, Chick-fil-A, and Sweetgreen. These companies used PFAS to separate grease from wrappers.…Read the article
The Dirty Dozen Fruits and Vegetables in New York

The Dirty Dozen Fruits and Vegetables in New York

| Environmental Litigation
Most likely, produce laced with high levels of pesticides are in your pantry or refrigerator at this very moment. Once again, spinach and strawberries topped the list of fruits and vegetables that contain the highest pesticide levels. Collard greens, mustard greens, nectarines, apples, grapes, bell peppers, hot peppers, peaches, pears, cherries, celery, and tomatoes rounded…Read the article
How Does an FDA Recall Work?

How Does an FDA Recall Work?

| Product Litigation
Strictly speaking, the Food and Drug Administration never recalls a dangerous food, drug, medical device, or other product. Technically, the FDA recommends a recall. The 2020 Recall Unsafe Drugs Act would give the agency that power. As expected, drug companies and other such companies immediately opposed the bill. Additionally, an official recall does nothing to…Read the article
Biden Adds Sesame Seeds to Food Allergy List

Biden Adds Sesame Seeds to Food Allergy List

| Personal Injury
Beginning January 1, 2023, all foods which contain sesame seeds, or a derivative of this product, must meet special labelling requirements. President Biden signed the FASTER Act after it passed both houses by nearly unanimous votes. Researchers believe that about 1.6 million Americans have sesame allergies, and about half these individuals have anaphylactic reactions when…Read the article
Coronavirus and Office Lunches

Coronavirus and Office Lunches

| Coronavirus
As people go back to work following the Spring 2020 COVID-19 lockdowns, they are finding that work does not look the same. Food issues are a good example of these changes. Significantly, however, the new normal does not allow employers to make decisions on the fly. Many companies used to offer buffet-style meals and snacks…Read the article