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More than 5,600 Pounds of Meat Recalled for E. Coli Contamination

An eastern Pennsylvania business is recalling more than 5,600 pounds of boneless veal, ground veal, beef and pork because of concerns it may be tainted with a potentially deadly E. coli bacteria. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the recall Thursday by Marcho Farms of Souderton. The particular strain of bacteria that prompted the recall …

Do you shop at Hobby Lobby? Check out the new Class Action Suit

A San Diego woman says retailer Hobby Lobby has been using false promises of nonexistent discounts to trick consumers into making purchases.Plaintiff Christina Chase claims defendant Hobby Lobby has been using a pricing strategy that violates state and federal law. According to her complaint, Hobby Lobby tags its merchandise with false “marked” prices, or reference …

Recall Alert: Aunt Jemima Products being Recalled

A New Jersey food company is recalling Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes, waffles and French toast over fears of listeria contamination. Pinnacle Foods’ voluntary recall issued Friday night affects frozen products distributed in the United States and Mexico, but does not include dry mixes and syrups, the company said. It said it issued the recall after …

Dollar Store Drama can be Confusing

Hundreds of stores named “Family Dollar” are closing across the country, but the owner of the company named “Family Dollar” says its own stores are doing just fine. And it’s now asking federal regulators to help ensure its competitor doesn’t confuse customers by suggesting otherwise. It’s the latest sign that – despite a fast-tracked request …

UH OH! Printing Coupons Could Get You in Trouble!

  The family that goes counterfeit couponing together, gets arrested together. And now the matriarch of an alleged counterfeit couponing clan has been ordered to repay a grocery store more than $2,000, in the first of two criminal couponing cases against her. 51-year-old Bonnette McNichol of Dover, Pennsylvania was nabbed last October. She was accused …