Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts > Rich Products Corporation Expands Voluntary Recall to All Products Produced at Its Waycross, Georgia Facility Due to Possible Contamination with E. Coli O121

Rich Products Corporation of Buffalo, New York, which previously announced a voluntary recall of certain Farm Rich® and Market Day® products is expanding its voluntary recall to include all products produced at its Waycross, Georgia plant with “Best By” dates ranging from January 1, 2013 to September 29, 2014 due to possible contamination with Escherichia coli O121 bacteria (“E. coli O121”). The expanded recall is in addition to products recalled on March 28, 2013.

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H7N9: 11th Case Announced, 4th Fatality – Bird Flu

For the better part of an hour reports have been filtering out of China (see Flutrackers Thread) of a 4th fatality (and 11th confirmed infection) from the H7N9 virus, and I’ve been trying to find an official announcement.

 

While I’ve yet to find one, AFP, CCTV (Chinese State run TV), and the South China Morning Post are all carrying the story.  The victim, a 48-year old Jiangsu Man, notably worked in the chicken & duck transport business.

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269life Activists Etch and Burn White Calf Branding Number Into Skin | Green Prophet

This is not just “pretend.” Animal activists in Israel have started a movement where people are branded just like cows destined for slaughterhouse.

Animal rights activism has taken a radical turn with a virulent new movement that has roots in Israel. Sasha Bojoor, 27, started 269life in order to create solidarity with a white calf that was branded with the number 269 within the first few days of its short life. Fattened at a private cowshed in Azor just outside of Tel Aviv, the calf will be shipped to a slaughterhouse for processing just over a month after its first birthday.

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