Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning December 7

December 7, 2015





The week beginning December 7th is the lightest for food recalls that we have seen since starting this safety series. There were only 2 recalls last week, one each of Class I and allergy labeling recalls.

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning November 30

November 30, 2015





This was another light week of food recalls, likely due to the holiday. However, one major recall stands out because it affects a popular product at Costco stores. Chicken salad made with rotisserie chicken from Costco contains celery that was recalled for E.Coli. Reports of illness have been received from…

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning November 23

November 23, 2015





This past week has been light on recalls, especially the more widespread, potentially serious recalls. As always, allergy recalls are the bulk of our recalls, which highlights the fact that many manufacturers have not yet mastered the system of identifying and labeling foods properly for those with food allergies.

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning November 16

November 16, 2015





This week saw the beginning of some holiday foods already being recalled, in addition to the usual items. If you have food allergies, being especially wary of seasonal products may be a good idea. Check back regularly for the latest in food recalls.

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning November 9th

November 9, 2015





The vast majority of this week’s recalls were all about mislabeling. While often those recalls are listed as Class I recalls, we have chosen to put them under our allergy labeling recall list as they are not a danger to the general public but they can be very dangerous to…

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning November 2

November 2, 2015





This week brought a scary medication recall for those with food allergies. It also contained quite a few more of the canned seafood recall notices, as well as a variety of other issues. It was definitely a big week for food recalls.

Massive Recall of Epinephrine Auto Injector Alarms Users

October 29, 2015





On October 28th, 2015 a recall was announced for all Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection, USP) because of the possibility of delivering an inaccurate dosage of the medication. This recall includes all Auvi-Q devices, both 0.15mg and 0.3mg strength, on the market today, and affects consumers, retailers, and hospitals. This device, used…

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning October 26

October 26, 2015





This week’s recent food recalls continued the onslaught of canned seafood recalls that began 2 weeks ago with Skipanon Brand Seafood. There were also a surprisingly larger than usual number of serious Class I recalls.

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning October 19

October 19, 2015





This week’s extensive list of recalls includes many that are related to last week’s recall of Skipanon Brand Seafood. However, there is also some fresh produce that has been recalled this week in class I recalls, as well as the many allergy branding issues that seem to continually arise.

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning October 12th

October 12, 2015





This week your recalls include some very common household names, including different products from big name General Mills. There were more allergy recalls than anything else.  We also discovered that products found in specialized grocery stores like Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Market show up on the recall list regularly.

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning October 5th

October 5, 2015





Food recalls this week are mostly allergy labeling related or related to salmonella. Accidental contamination of foods happens easily. Check the recalls below to make sure none of the items are in your home.

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning September 28th

September 28, 2015





After a very slow week for recalls last week, this one more than made up for it. There were lots of recalls, including three for animal food. Check out the many different recalls especially if someone in your home has allergies or if you own a horse.

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning September 21st

September 21, 2015





This was a very quiet week for recalls, but we did have some unusual items show up in our recalls, notably herbal extracts and dietary supplements. This is a reminder that recalls affect not only foods, but other supplemental items meant for human ingestion.

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning September 14th

September 14, 2015





This past week’s recalls were largely expanded recalls of existing issues we have already heard about, although there were some new ones including items like sliced apples and cookies that are often targeted to children.

What You Need To Know About Safety Where You Live

September 11, 2015





  How aware are you about the crime that takes place where you live? Do you know the frequency of crimes in your neighborhood and city? Do you know the types of crime that are taking place? Do you know where sex offenders live? If not, you really should. We…

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning September 7th

September 7, 2015





This past week’s recalls have been a combination of high health risk class I recalls and allergy labeling issues. With a couple of unusual recalls this week – water and a dietary supplement, we are reminded that anything you ingest can be subject to recall.

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning August 31st

August 31, 2015





Where last week only saw two food recalls, and both were rather obscure, this past week has certainly made up for it. We have seen class I, II and III recalls, as well as allergy labeling recalls. In addition to some obscure items, some products from major food manufacturers are…

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning August 24th

August 24, 2015





This past week has been exceptionally light when it comes to recalls. Only two have been announced. However both are considered class I recalls, which are high health risk. Considering only 50 pound bags of one product and 300 jars of the other product were affected by these recalls, the…

Back to School Safety Tips

August 19, 2015





Back To School time is upon us and families are getting busier than ever. It is easy for safety to get overlooked. That’s why you need to focus on the back to school safety concerns that affect you and your children as you are heading off to your busy days.

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning August 17th

August 17, 2015





This week’s recalls were mostly the serious Class I recalls. With recalls of this type it is important to pay close attention and either return or toss out the items if you have them in your home.

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning August 10th

August 10, 2015





Recalls that were announced in the past week were significantly fewer than in recent weeks. Only one allergy labeling recall and one Class II recall were reported. In addition to two serious Class I recalls, there was also a serious recall of the unusual sort in the past 7 days…

Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning August 3rd

August 3, 2015





This week’s recalls include the usual allergy labeling recalls, the more dangerous class I recalls and some unusual recalls involving import omissions. There is also a pharmaceutical recall that may involve you or someone you love. 

Recent Food Recalls for the Week of July 27th

July 27, 2015





This past week featured recalls of fewer allergen labeling issues and more of Class I – potentially serious recalls. Such foods run the risk of causing illness or even death to those who consume them. Check the list below to ensure you don’t have them on hand in your home.

Recent Food Recalls For the Week Beginning July 20th

July 20, 2015





Only the biggest and most dangerous of food allergies make the news. However, every week there are foods being recalled for a variety of reasons. While some affect only those with food allergies, others can affect anyone.

The Impact of Food Allergies on Recalls

July 14, 2015





Food allergies have become a serious health concern for millions of people throughout the country. In recent generations life-threatening allergies have become commonplace, even though less than 100 years ago, they were practically unheard of. While researchers and doctors struggle to understand why and to find a cure for food…

Disturbing Trends in Baby Gear Recalls

July 1, 2015





Recalls of consumer products are very common. Amongst the thousands of consumer products that are constantly monitored for safety issues, baby gear is amongst the items most commonly recalled. Part of the reason for frequency of such recalls is the fact that safety standards change regularly when it comes to…

20 Cities in Texas with the most Improved Crime Rate

December 9, 2014





Texas is one of the more interesting and diverse states in the country, thanks to the variety of culture and landscape you can experience depending on which part of the state you’re in. From the beaches and ports of the southwest next to the Gulf of Mexico to the never…

20 Cities in Virginia with the most Improved Crime Rate

December 9, 2014





A state steeped in American history from historical American Revolutionary War battlefields to some of the most strategic locations of the American Civil War. Virginia is a state that has just about everything you can want, be it great venues for hiking and camping to some of the best areas…

20 Cities in New York with the most Improved Crime Rate

December 9, 2014





Known mostly for one of the biggest cities in the world, the state of New York offers much more than just Manhattan and the Bronx. With plenty of beautiful forests and natural waterways like the Hudson River and the great lakes, New York is a bustling state in every corner….

20 Cities in California with the Most Improved Crime Rate

December 9, 2014





California is one of the most diverse states in the country, not only in culture but in landscape. From the mountains and lush forests of northern California to the busy freeways and traffic jams of southern California and Los Angeles. With the border to Mexico on the south and many…

20 Cities in Georgia with the Most Improved Crime Rate

December 5, 2014





Home to many professional and college sports franchises as well as the start of some wonderful mountain ranges and lush forests, the state of Georgia offers a little bit of everything. Want to catch a football or baseball game? You got it. Want some delectable food at some of the…

20 Cities in Massachusetts with the Most Improved Crime Rate

December 1, 2014





Home of the Red Sox and the Patriots, the state of Massachusetts has not only rich sports tradition, but amazing history dating back to some of the first settlements in the United States and colonial times. From the historic battle grounds of Lexington and Concord to the shores of Ipswich…

20 Cities in North Carolina with the Most Improved Crime Rate

December 1, 2014





  Home to the Great Smokey Mountains and some beautiful national forests, as well as many lakes and rivers North Carolina exudes natural beauty and an appeal for the outdoorsman. Be it big city or sleepy mountain town, some of the cities in the state have worked hard to keep…

20 Cities in Utah with the Most Improved Crime Rate

November 28, 2014





  One of the most naturally beautiful states in the country, Utah is littered with breathtaking mountain ranges, some fantastic lakes and excellent places for skiing, hiking and camping. Steeped in rich history between the Native American tribes that still inhabit the area and the historical sites from Mormon settlements…

20 Cities in Arizona with the Most Improved Crime Rate

November 25, 2014





  The state of Arizona has a rich history between the Native Americans that inhabited the land originally and still to this day, to the pop up mining and railroad towns that swept through the west during the United States expansion. Arizona is one of the most naturally beautiful states…

20 Cities in Wisconsin with the Most Improved Crime Rate

November 17, 2014





  Known for its dairy-land, particularly its cheese, manufacturing, long cold winters and for having an abundance of lakes, Wisconsin is a great place to call home. Its diverse geography includes uplands, lowlands, plains, forests and three of the Great Lakes. This major manufacturing state offers great work opportunities and…

20 Cities in Maryland with the Most Improved Crime Rate

November 14, 2014





  Historic Maryland is known for its beautiful mountains, rolling farmlands, the Chesapeake Bay and crabs. Bordering four states and Washington, DC, it is conveniently located within an easy drive of many of the major destinations on the east coast. Despite only being home to one major city – Baltimore,…

20 Cities in Pennsylvania with the Most Improved Crime Rate

November 13, 2014





  The state of Pennsylvania is steeped in history, both in cultural history and historic sports teams. Home to the Nittany Lions, Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates and Penguins, Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers and the Phillies; Pennsylvania is a state that loves their sports. It’s also a state that is the home to…

25 Cities in Michigan with the Most Improved Crime Rate

November 11, 2014





  Home to historic sports teams, massive lakes and tough winters in the Upper Peninsula is the state of Michigan. It’s known as a hard working, blue collar group of people and in some of the smaller towns in the state, you can see that bear out in their efforts…

15 Most Improved Cities in South Carolina

November 7, 2014





  State parks, national forests and the Blue Ridge mountains are a big part of what makes up the state of South Carolina. It has recently become a residential hot spot in the south east of the United States. There are delectable restaurants, a booming craft beer scene and some…

25 Cities in Florida with the Most Improved Crime Rate

October 21, 2014





  Disney World, beaches, sailing in the Gulf of Mexico or windsurfing on the Atlantic – Florida certainly has it all in terms of affordable living, extravagant lifestyles and entertainment.  This state has become the home of professionals and retirees alike.  Highly sought as a destination for higher education as…

19 Cities in Colorado with the Most Improved Crime Rate

October 13, 2014





  Colorado is home to some of the nation’s best ski resorts, tallest mountains, and most pristine resources.  Historically known for its role in cattle trade and the westward expansion, this state has developed well into its own, with advances in education, training, and industry. We analyzed statistics provided by…

25 Safest Cities in Iowa: Safest Places to Live in IA

October 1, 2014





Often referred to as the American Heartland; Iowa offers a fusion of industry, agriculture and innovation. Iowans are famous for good farming and good community. Despite the peace and quiet found between the long expanses of corn ripening under the August sun, crime can still be a major problem. If…

11 Safest Cities in Wyoming: Safest Places to Live in WY

September 26, 2014





Mountainous Wyoming with its breathtaking scenery is one of the western region’s jewels. Known as the Cowboy State, it offers vast expanses of untouched beauty with foothills, mountain ranges and high elevation prairie land. With primarily small towns and cities, you would expect crime to be practically nonexistent in the…

6 Safest Cities in Vermont: Safest Places to Live in VT

September 24, 2014





Surrounded by the Connecticut River on the east and by Lake Chaplain on the west, the beautiful state of Vermont is the second largest state in New England. The Green Mountain Range increases the beauty of Vermont manifold as the vegetation-covered mountains add calm and serenity to the scenery. Vermont…

12 Safest Cities in Idaho: Safest Places to Live in ID

September 24, 2014





Part of Safe Choice Security’s success is its in-depth knowledge and passion about safety. We believe that safety is a primary concern no matter where you live. If Idaho is where you happen to live, are considering moving to or doing business there, you should learn more about the safest…

10 Safest Cities in New Hampshire: Safest Places to Live in NH

September 23, 2014





With its mountains and colorful leaves in the fall, beautiful New Hampshire is simply a fantastic place to call home. If you don’t mind the cold winters, New Hampshire offers some major advantages to those considering a move up north: no general personal income tax, no sales tax, many of…

7 Safest Cities in Maine: Safest Places to Live in ME

September 17, 2014





The State of Maine, located in northeast corner of New England, is renowned for its unspoiled beauty. Mountains, forest ranges, rivers, picturesque waterfalls and a breathtaking coastline all combine to make Maine a superb choice for anyone looking to relocate to an area that seems almost set back in time….

29 Safest Cities in New York: Safest Places to Live in NY

September 15, 2014





Considering a move to New York State? Getting the facts on just how safe the different towns and cities there are is very important. We have compiled a list of the top 29 safest towns and cities in New York to help you make the right decision of where you…

12 Safest Cities in Oregon: Safest Places to Live in OR

September 9, 2014





Oregon is an exciting state to call home. With vast mountains, a breathtaking coastline, impressive geographic features, diverse industry and an extensive history, there is much about the Beaver State that appeals to those who are considering a place to live on the West Coast. However, not every part of…