Friday, March 7, 2008

Doggie Dash 2008
What: a 5k (or shorter course) pledge-walk with your dog to support Georgia Heartland Humane Society’s rescue of abused and abandoned animals of Fayette & Coweta Counties; When: Saturday April 12; Registration 9:30 am; Walk begins at 10:30 am; Where: Shakerag Park, Peachtree City; For more information, directions, pledge and registration forms: or email, or call 770-830-2820; Proof of rabies shot required. Dog must be in good health.

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CPSC Initiates Outreach To Vietnam To Ensure Import Safety
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today announced an agreement with the Vietnamese government aimed at improving the safety of consumer products exported to the U.S. from Vietnam.

FFP Note: Normally we wouldn't include this in the Fayette Front Page daily update, but we found it rather funny to read this, about a product from Vietman, right after reading the bit above from the CPSC re: Vietnam outreach, ensuring safety, etc...
New BCN Trading Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Asian Boy Sweet Ginger
New BCN Trading Inc. of South Plainfield, NJ is recalling 7 oz. plastic tubs of Asian Boy Brand Dried Ginger because the product contains undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this product.

Limited Number of Aunt Jemima Pancake & Waffle Mix Products Recalled for Possible Health Risk
The Quaker Oats Co. announced the products in the recall are a small quantity of Aunt Jemima Pancake & Waffle Mix: Original, Original Complete and Buttermilk Complete, which may have potential salmonella contamination. No other Aunt Jemima, frozen Aunt Jemima or Quaker products are affected.

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