Tuesday Jun 28, 2022

More Kinder-brand chocolates recalled due to salmonella risk

More Kinder-brand chocolates are being recalled due to a risk of possible salmonella contamination, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said on Monday.  Ferrero Canada Ltd. is recalling a total of 23 products, including Christmas advent calendars, Easter chocolates, egg hunt kits and a variety of Kinder Surprise products, among others.  Here’s an updated list of affected […]

She quit university due to an alcohol problem. Now sober, she landed a $35K scholarship

Laura Eamon was a few months into her first semester at Carleton University in 2011 when she was taken from a residence party to hospital by paramedics. Embarrassed by being carried out in front of her fellow students, her mindset changed when she was discharged and returned to campus in Ottawa. “People are cheering and chanting, and […]

Ohio State Lineman Harry Miller ‘Medically’ Retires Due To Mental Health Concerns

Ohio State lineman Harry Miller said he was “medically retiring” from football in a gut-wrenching essay posted Thursday on Twitter. The engineering major wrote of his persistent suicidal thoughts and his harrowing journey getting help. Miller, a 6-foot 4, 315-pound junior who started seven games at left guard for the Buckeyes’ Big Ten- and Sugar […]

Health Canada recalls Fitbit watch due to risk of burns

Health Canada is warning anyone with several models of Fitbit’s Ionic smartwatch to immediately stop using the device because its battery can overheat and may cause burns. The agency has issued a joint recall of the product with Fitbit and consumer protection agencies in the United States and Mexico. The affected watches include four models […]

City of Toronto out almost $600K in unpaid rent from 2 businesses due to ‘administrative oversight’

Two downtown Toronto businesses that lease prime real estate from the city’s parking agency have operated rent-free for the last five years, thanks to what city staff describe as an “administrative oversight.”   The two businesses operate on the ground floor of a multi-level city-run parking garage that takes up almost an entire city block in […]

Recall issued for Abbott brand powdered infant formulas due to bacterium risk

Several Abbott brand powdered infant formula products are being recalled due to possible contamination by Cronobacter sakazakii and salmonella bacterium. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the products were sold across the country, all with the same expiration date of April 1, 2022. The list of affected products can be found here. Anyone who has them […]

Texas cop killing suspect’s record, citizenship unclear due to alias – but manhunt underway, prosecutor says

Texas authorities know the face of a suspected cop killer – but maybe not his real name. He’s on the run, and they’re asking for the public’s help in tracking him down. Oscar Rosales, 51, whom police accuse of fatally shooting Harris County Cpl. Charles Galloway early Sunday, is likely an alias, authorities said during […]

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