FDA Issues a Cumin Spice Recall

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Fox News is reporting that the United States Food and Drug Administration has issued a massive recall on hundreds of products containing the popular spice cumin. Traces of peanut were found in the spice and this can be potentially deadly to those suffering from a peanut allergy.

Cumin spice is …

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Massive Vehicle Air Bag Recalls By Toyota, Honda, Chrysler, BMW, Ford, Mitzubishi, Mazda and Nissan

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a second recall for certain Toyota, Honda and Chrysler vehicles due to defective airbags.   Over 2 million vehicles are covered by this recall.  The companies have been aware of the issues with these air bags accidentally inflating for no apparent reason.

Apparently, …

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Suspected Drunk Driver Kills Two on North Loop In Houston

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Houston police reports indicated that a suspected drunk driver drove the wrong way onto Loop 610 (North Loop) during the early morning hours of January 12, 2015.  The crash happened in the eastbound lanes near Irvington around 3:00 a.m. this morning.

The crash caused the North loop to be shut …

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Human Trafficking – A Big Houston Problem

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Human Trafficking – A Big Houston Problem

Human trafficking involves every bad thing you as a parent try to teach your children to avoid: drugs, alcohol, run-aways, sex and prostitution.  Worst of all, it is slavery.

What is human trafficking?

Simply defined, human trafficking is taking a person either against …

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Featured Practice: Body Balance Chiropractic & Wellness Center

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I recently had the pleasure of meeting Dr, Shawn Taher, D.C., and the nice folks at Body Balance Chiropractic & Wellness Center.  Dr. Taher’s practice is “committed to treating patients with the most advanced techniques for complete health care and wellness.”  In conjunction with this goal, they offer the following …

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How to Declare a Dog a Dangerous Dog In Houston

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You just bought your new home. It seemed like a quiet, safe neighborhood in the suburbs of Houston. But then, “those neighbors” moved in.

You know the ones. Every time a jogger goes by you hear their large dogs slam into the fence snarling and barking.  The ones who always …

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Offshore Explosion on Echo Platform in Gulf of Mexico Kills 1, Injures 3

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In compliance with federal regulations, Fieldwood Energy, L.L.C. reported  an explosion occurring on their Echo Platform to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE).  The explosion occurred Thursday, November 20th, 2014, shortly before 3:00 p.m. According to a statement released by the BSEE, one contractor working on the …

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Holding Drunk Drivers Accountable

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With the prevalence of public service messages about the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol, you would expect the general public to get the message. Unfortunately, far too many drivers are still willing to gamble their lives, as well as the lives of others, by drinking and driving.

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Blind Spots and Maintaining a Proper Lookout By Truck Drivers

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Every driver has a duty to maintain a proper lookout.  This means that driver must exercise ordinary care and prudence to observe the obstructions and traffic on the road that may pose a hazard to them in such time that they can take reasonable steps to avoid a collision. But …

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Federal Regulations Regarding Drug Use By Commercial Truck Drivers

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There are very strict rules that prohibit a truck driver from using or even possessing controlled substances while on duty. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in conjunction with the Department of Transportation (DOT) promulgate rules via the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) regarding drug and alcohol use by …

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