Daily Archives: August 13, 2010 - 2 results

Posted 7 years ago in Products Liability by Arthur Buono  
A Smoothie to Die For: CDC Links Typhoid to Mamey

A tropical fruit pulp used in making smoothies has caused several cases of typhoid fever here in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control tracked the disease to frozen mamey pulp distributed by Goya Foods Inc. of Secaucus, New Jersey. Goya has recalled shipments of the pulp.   Typhoid fever very rare in the U.S. Bacteria causing the illness traced to fruit smoothie ingredient What to do if you think food made you sick   Smoothies Cause Typhoid Fever …

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Posted 7 years ago in Labor and Employment by Arthur Buono  
Workers to Get Clearer Notice of Benefits Rights

Half the problem of standing up for your rights is knowing what they are. The Department of Labor is working to overhaul the information employers must give to employees about their benefits rights. The new rules, addressing things like disability and medical claims, should come early next year.   New rules to clarify benefits procedures, in some cases speed up process Rules affect millions of employees covered by medical, disability, pension plans New healthcare law driving some, but not all, …

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