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January 2019

Federal actions against corporations continue to drop in Trump’s second year, despite his ‘tough on crime’ rhetoric

Under President Donald Trump, the “tough on crime” president, corporate enforcement actions at the U.S. Department of Justice fell for the second year in a row, according to a Public Citizen report. In Trump’s second year, the DOJ completed just 227 cases against corporate offenders, 14 fewer than in 2017,... Read more →


Whole Foods recalls prepared food items in eight states due to possible Salmonella contamination

In response to a recall by Satur Farms, Whole Foods Market is recalling some prepared foods items in eight states containing baby spinach because of potential contamination with Salmonella. The products, including salads, pizza, sandwiches, and wraps, were sold in Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York,... Read more →


Top 14 consumer stories of 2018

All in all, it’s been another bad year for consumers. President Trump and his administration generate so much chaos that they get all the media attention. Meanwhile, in the background, federal agencies are moving forward on the administration’s conservative regulatory priorities, which are harmful to consumers. One bright spot is... Read more →


As baby boomers age, are they getting wiser?

There’s lots of debate these days about baby boomers. Are they strong, effective Americas to be looked up to and emulated? Or, are they the most selfish generation ever? Our baby boomer group takes a look at boomers this week. They write about: Medical tests older women should have. How... Read more →


Grand Strand Sandwich is recalling some of its Lunch Box Sandwiches due to possible listeria contamination

Grand Strand Sandwich is recalling Lunch Box Italian Subs, Lunch Box Ham & Swiss Croissants, and Lunch Box Ham & Cheese Frozen Wedges due to a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. On Jan. 3, the firm was notified by U.S. Food and Drug Administration that the swabs it collected from... Read more →