A popular vegetable supplier has issued a voluntary recall of product tainted with listeria, a harmful bacterium. This recall includes certain packaged produce distributed at food markets across the United States and Canada. Six supermarkets are involved in the product recall, and a major food retailer in Ohio has pulled several dozen products off shelves.
Car crashes are a tragedy for everyone involved. Today, several families are mourning the loss of their loved ones because one driver decided to drive the wrong way on the interstate. The drunk driving accident occurred near downtown Dayton Ohio, and no one, including the drunk driver, survived.
Meat lovers in the state might want to be wary of several different types of meat for a while. One brand, Newswanger Meats of Ohio, has issued a voluntary product recall for over 2,000 pounds of sliced deli products, chicken, pork and beef after the discovery that these meats may have been processed in unsanitary conditions. Customers are being asked to check their meat products to be sure that they aren't a part of this recall.
There are many factors that affect the safety of drivers and passengers. The weather, road conditions and general traffic patterns may all be things that are out of a driver's control and may contribute to a car accident. However, the one element that is most concerning may be the condition of the driver. When a driver does not take seriously the responsibility to operate a motor vehicle safely, the lives of his or her passengers -- as well as others on the road -- are placed in danger.
In July, an Ohio teenager was killed, and seven other individuals suffered injuries when a ride at an amusement park broke apart. Safety standards are being questioned after several accidents occurred nationwide in recent months. There are calls for a national reporting system through which amusement park accidents and relevant dangerous property reports can be filed.