Instant Coffee ‘aphrodisiac’ Recalled by Caverflo; Death Reported

By | Food Safety News | May 26, 2017
An instant coffee marketed as a “natural herbal” aphrodisiac is under recall nationwide after the report of one death and a finding by the FDA that it contains prescription drugs for treatment of erectile dysfunction. Caverflo.com posted the recall of 25-gram packets of “Caverflo Natural Herbal Coffee” Thursday with the Food and Drug Administration. View Full Post
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Golden Gourmet Recalls Frozen Turkey Patties with Waffles

By | Food Safety News | May 26, 2017
Georgia’s Golden Gourmet, located in Americus, GA,  Thursday recalled 5,200 pounds of frozen entree products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). recalled Golden Gourmet frozen wafflesThe frozen waffles with turkey sausage patty items were produced and packaged on Dec. View Full Post
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Kroger Recalls Simple Truth Macadamia Nuts for Listeria Risk

By | Food Safety News | May 26, 2017
The Kroger Co. is recalling Simple Truth brand macadamia nuts from various retailers in three states because they may contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall notice posted on Kroger’s website had few details. It does not name the nut grower or packer and does not indicate how the potential contamination was discovered. View Full Post
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Statutory Employer: a Louisiana Law Primer

By | Louisiana Law Blog | May 25, 2017
Under Louisiana law, workers’ compensation is the exclusive remedy that an employee may assert against his employer or fellow employees for work-related injury, unless he was the victim of an intentional act. That exclusive remedy also extends to statutory employers. Workers’ compensation legislation was enacted to provide social insurance to compensate victims of industrial accidents, and it reflects a compromise between the competing interests of employers and employees: View Full Post
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What Phineas Gage’s Injury Taught Us About Frontal Lobes

MRI of Brain InjuryIn 1848, Phineas Gage, a 25 year old railroad worker, unwittingly became a benchmark of modern neuroscience. Gage was using a tamping iron to pack explosives when a spark ignited the explosive charge, propelling the iron rod through his cheek, behind his eye socket, then upwards through his brain, finally exiting the top of his skull, and landing some distance away. View Full Post
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