Honda announced last month that 1,082 Clarity Fuel Cell vehicles were being recalled due to a defective cooling system part. The models affected were all produced between 2017 and 2018 and were all sold in California. The recall issue is specific to an electric water pump that wasn’t properly treated for corrosion. What happens over time that if the component becomes corroded it would potentially result in a low-pressure warning for the system. When this happens, the vehicle may be able to be driven for a short distance on reduced power but then the vehicle would shut down. Fast Recall Facts:Model Year 2017: 911 Model Year 2018: 171Build Dates: 2017-FEB 28, 2018New 2019 Models: Unaffected Honda USA continues to bet on the long-term adoption of fuel cell vehicles and is one of the only manufactures that offers fuel-cell vehicles to consumers for purchase.
As spending increases, the cost of living increases and Americans haven’t mastered down the crucial skill of budgeting, more and more people are finding themselves living paycheck to paycheck, unable to meet basic needs if that next paycheck doesn’t show up. Chris Hogan said on Yahoo Finance’s On The Move, “Our research has shown that 78% of people are living paycheck to paycheck. That means if one check doesn’t show up, they don’t have enough to really make basic needs met month in and month out. So we need a wake-up call all the way around, and people need to engage in this and get more serious.” Hogan went on to say that he doesn’t think, “people understand that it’s really important for us to make sure that we’re putting money away and saving because if we don’t save some money, we won’t have any to spend later.” Freedom Debt Relief conducted a survey revealing that 41% of Americans have not yet set aside money for their future retirement with the main reason being the cost of everyday expenses. Debt was another major reason for the inability to set funds aside for the future with the majority giving credit card Read more…
Popular jewelry and makeup store for pre-teens and ‘tweens’, Claire’s, is recalling the Jojo Sia Makeup Set Batch/Lot No. S180109 after the eyeshadow tested positive for trace amounts of asbestos. The makeup kit contains two lip glosses, nail polish as well as eye shadow and is marketed towards young girls and teens. Siwa, who is 16, first appeared on ‘Dance Mom’s and ever since has become a rising star with her own popular Youtube Channel that is up to 9.8 million subscribers. At the time of publication Siwa has yet to make any kind of statement on social media regarding her makeup kits. The FDA announced the recall last week but Claries had already made its own recall before the FDA made its announcement. Another makeup kit also tested positive for asbestos was a kit sold at Beauty Plus. The ‘Global Contour Effects Palette 2’/No. S1603002/PD-C1179. Claire’s said in a statement that it had “voluntarily recalled the Jojo Cosmetic Kit out of an abundance of caution” Consumers who have one of the makeup kits can return the product to the store of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers who have purchased ground beef or ribeye at Kroger Grocery Stores in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky need to check their refrigerators and freezers after a recall was announced over E Coli concerns. The recall affects bone-in ribeye steaks, boneless ribeye steaks and ground beef that was sold between April 23, 2019 and June 3, 2019. Affected stores are in Southeastern Indiana, Daytona and Greater Cincinnati Ohio as well as Northern Kentucky. At the time of publication, there have been no confirmed reports of illness associated with the products, however, Kroger has stated that eating the contaminated beef could result in severe illness. Customers who purchased the beef should dispose of it immediately or return it to the store of purchase for a full refund or replacement.
More reports are coming out about tourists dying in the Dominican Republic. A fourth US tourist died in April after drinking a mini bar drink at an all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana. This death happened about 1 month before the other three US tourists died in their rooms. Robert Bell Wallace, aged 67, of California immediately fell ill after drinking a scotch from his in-room minibar at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana. Wallace’s niece, Chloe Arnold told Fox News that Wallace was visiting the Dominican Republic for his stepson’s wedding. Arnold also said that her uncle was an avid traveler and has been in good health prior to traveling to the DR and had recently completed a skiing trip in Lake Tahoe. The U.S State Department released a statement, responding to questions about Wallace’s death. “We can confirm the death of a U.S. citizen in April 2019 in the Dominican Republic. We offer our sincerest condolences to the family for their loss. Out of respect for the family during this difficult time, we do not have additional information to provide.” This is the 4th mysterious death in the Dominican Republic that has been confirmed. At the time Read more…
Popular grocery store Kroger has recalled three varieties of frozen berries after the FDA discovered some of them tested positive for Hepatitis A. The recall was announced on Friday and so far the FDA has no reports of customers getting sick from the contaminated berries. The recall affects the store’s ‘Private Selection’ brand of frozen blackberries and two different sizes of frozen berry medleys. The contamination was identified through routine testing that is regularly conducted by the FDA of a sample of the berries. Kroger, which also own’s Ralphs, Fred Dillions, Smith’s and Fred Meyer, said that the berries were distributed to all of its company-owned outlets. Hepatitis A is a very contagious liver disease that is most often spread through contaminated food or water. Symptoms include fatigue, nausea and abdominal pain and HEP A often clears up on its own after a month or two. UPC codes for the affected products are: 48 oz triple berry medley, UPC 0001111079120, 16-ounce frozen triple berry medley, UPC 0001111087808, 16-ounce frozen blackberries, UPC 0001111087809. Customers are urged to dispose of the berries if they have the batches that are contaminated or return them to the store for a full refund or replacement.
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During the 75th D-Day Ceremony Event that took place yesterday, First Lady Melania Trump kept her designer sunglasses on and many on Twitter have come to critique the act. D-Day was the largest seaborne invasion in history and as many as 4,400 soldiers died from the combined forces. Many on Twitter felt that it was “unbecoming”, “tasteless” and that “[she] was not brought up well]. Others swooped in to the First Lady’s defense. One person on Twitter, Frances Driggers (@Francey52) stated: “This is so petty, I would have done the same thing and never thought I was being disrespectful…FOR CRYING OUT LOUD! Many Veterans were also seen wearing sunglasses throughout the event. Was it truly disrespectul or was this another way to attack the First Lady?
The USDA and Table 87 Frozen LLC is recalling nearly 650 pounds of frozen pizza product that contains pork that was produced without federal inspection. The product affected has an establishment number of 51192 inside the USDA Mark of inspection and is labeled “Table 87 Coal Oven Pizza, Home of the Coal Oven Slice Proscuitto” and has a UPC code 804879558286. The product was produced at the plant between April 1, 2019 and June 4, 2019. The product was shipped nationwide to retail and wholesale locations as well as online retailers. While there have been no reports of consumers having reactions to the product if they consumed them, you should contact your Primary Care Provider if you did consume this pizza product. Consumers who have the product in their position should discard them immediately or returned to the place of purchase.
Another American Tourist Dies While Vacationing in Dominican Republic Raising Travel Concerns and Suspicion
The Dominican Republic is back in the news with yet another death at the same hotel. According to Fox News and Pennsylvania TV station WFMZ, Miranda Schaup-Werner collapsed on May 25 after consuming a drink from the mini bar at the Grand Bahia Principe Hotel in La Romana. Just five days prior a Maryland couple was found dead in their hotel room. Jay McDonald, Schaup-Werner’s brother in law told news outlets that she and her husband were celebrating their ninth wedding anniversary in the Dominican Republic. She was just 41 years old at the time of her death. McDonald also told WFMZ, ”At one point, she was sitting there happily smiling and taking pictures and the next moment she was in acute pain and called out for Dan and she collapsed. He was understandably in shock but the whole thing was just so stunning.” With the deaths occurring at the same hotel, raising concerns and suspicion are increasing.