A customer who bought a pre-cooked ham at a warehouse club noticed something chewy that wasn’t supposed to be there, and reported “various sized pieces of what appeared to be rubber material” embedded in the ham. That’s not supposed to be a thing, and the company that packed the hams, which were sold to Costco and Sam’s Club, has announced a recall. [More]
It must be a very stressful situation to be in charge of ferrying precious cargo from here to there, especially when it’s say, bottled beer or cheese, or other things people are looking forward to consuming. Which makes this holiday ham spill in Georgia especially upsetting — with 40,000 pounds of ham jamming up the highway, will there be a Christmas meat shortage? Perish the thought. [More]
If you’re worried that grocery store loyalty and discount cards let retailers amass a detailed profile of you and use your buying habits for marketing purposes….don’t worry. Safeway, at least, doesn’t actually seem to be paying attention. That’s the conclusion you can draw from the coupon that Steve says printed out during his shopping trip for his Passover seder.
Although we can think of few things more appealing than leaving a child to hang in an elastic death trap, we must avoid the Bounce Bounce Baby! Door jumper, despite its potential for comedy. It seems the jumper is a “Hazard: The plastic clamp that attaches the jumper seat to a door frame can break, which can cause the unit and child to fall to the floor. This poses an injury hazard to young children.”