Health Hazard: Chicken Tender Chunks Pet Food Recall

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (01/25/2015) – J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks Pet Food has been recalled by the company because it has the potential to be a health hazard. The pet food may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. The recalled pet food product was distributed regionally in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana and Illinois to wholesale and retail customers. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. Animals’ ill

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State Ends 2014 With Fewer Than 500 Traffic Deaths

WISCONSINREPORT.COM [] (01/04/2015) Wisconsin ended 2014 with 491 traffic fatalities, which was the lowest number of deaths and the first time below 500 fatalities since 1943 when 417 people died in crashes, according to preliminary statistics from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT). State traffic deaths in 2014 also were down 36 (approximately a 7 percent reduction) from 2013 when 527 people died and 68 fewer than the five-year average of 559 deaths. “There is no single factor that led to this reduction in traffic fatalities to the lowest total since 1943 when the number of vehicles and the miles traveled on Wisconsin roads were a fraction of what they

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