Foster Farms Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 300 – Why No Recall? “Sh*t Happens” Says the FSIS, Essentially

By | Marler Blog | October 8, 2013
Foster Farms Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 300 – Why No Recall? “Sh*t Happens” Says the FSIS, Essentially

Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is off the job because of the governmental shutdown, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert due to concerns that illness caused by strains of Salmonella Heidelberg are associated with raw chicken products produced by Foster Farms at three facilities in California.

What You Need to Know About the California Green Chemistry Regulations

What You Need to Know About the California Green Chemistry Regulations

As of October 1, 2013,  the California Green Chemistry Law and its regulations are officially part of the landscape . The California legislature passed the Green Chemistry Law in 2008, which authorizes and requires the  California Department of Toxic Substances Control (the “DTSC”)  to adopt regulations to establish a process to identify and prioritize chemicals in consumer products and evaluate chemicals of concern in consumer products and their potential alternatives.

Stanford Ponzi Case Hits Supreme Court

By | Ponzi Clawbacks | October 7, 2013
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Despite the government shutdown, the US Supreme Court is back in session, and its first order of business is connected with the second-largest investment fraud case in American history. Chief Justice John Roberts and his colleagues will be hearing arguments on whether to block further class-action lawsuits by investors in R. Allen Stanford’s Ponzi scheme, an Antigua-based $7 billion Certificate of Deposit scam that collapsed in 2009.