Nationwide Recall On M&M’s

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(PCM) There has been a nationwide recall issued on all theater-sized boxed of M&M’s candies. The recall, issued by Mars, Inc. claims that the 3.4 oz boxed that are labeled as milk chocolate original M&M’s may contain a bag with peanut butter M&M’s instead.

The snafu was brought to the attention of Mars Inc. after a customer contacted the company to let them know that a M&M’s brand Milk Chocolate theater box contained at M&M’s brand Peanut Butter package of candies.

Many individuals suffer from severe peanut allergies, however the company claims that thus far there have been no reports … read more...

CVS Moves Ahead With Name Change And Stops Tobacco Sales A Month Early

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(PCM) It was announced yesterday that CVS executives made the decision to transition the company into both a new name and out of the sale of tobacco/tobacco related products.

About seven or eight months ago the company first revealed their plans for the big change, however those changes were not set to take place until October 1st. There was no specific reason given for the why the switch over has taken place almost a month earlier than expected.

CVS Caremark will now be known as CVS Health and the sale of tobacco products in stores has ceased. It is reported … read more...

Kraft Issues A Recall On Kraft American Singles Cheese

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(PCM) It has just been announced that Kraft is issuing a wide-spread recall on packages of their Kraft American Singles cheese. While the recall is voluntary, Kraft Food Group believes that close to 7,000 cases of cheese could be affected.

The recall stems from the fact that one of the company’s suppliers had out of standard storage temperatures for one of its’ ingredients.

There are four different variations of the Kraft American Singles are part of the recall. Check your fridge for “best when used by” dates of Feb. 20, 2015 and Feb. 21, 2015.

Thus far there have been … read more...

The #IceBucketChallenge Takes Over On Social Media

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(PCM) If you were curious as to why there have been a ton of photos and videos popping of people dumping buckets of ice water over their heads on various social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook, we have your answer.

In order to raise awareness for ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, a former Boston College baseball player by the name of Peter Frates came up with the idea for the #icebucketchallenge. Twenty-nine year old Frates was diagnosed with ALS two years ago and he and his family have made it their goal to spread the … read more...

Need A Doctor In A Hurry? No Worries, There’s An App For That!

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(PCM) Smartphone and tablet users are now able to take advantage of a new app called Doctor On Demand, which they can use to access a doctor who can then diagnose their symptoms and prescribe any needed medications all directly from the phone/tablet app.

The cost of the service runs $40 a month, but is an ideal solution for those individuals who don’t have the time to go to the doctors office or happen to be in need of a doctor when they are traveling far away from home.

The app is available to users in 47 states and … read more...

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