Posted: 04/11/2014 - Fernandez Chile Colorado is recalling 4 oz packages of Chile Molido Puro and 6 oz Chile Rojo because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The products were sold at King Soopers, Safeway, City Market and various independent grocers. Details are at the link below.
Posted: 04/07/2014 - Teaching teens to drive can be a daunting process and one way to put parents at ease is to give them the educational tools they need to understand the process of getting a license and the specific restrictions for teen drivers. The Colorado Springs Police Department and DRIVE SMART COLORADO encourage parents and guardians of teens to go the link below and learn more about Colorado’s graduated driving licensing law and access the free online parent course.
Posted: 04/02/2014 - Company name: AdvancePierre Foods of Enid, Okla. - Product name: “Our Down Home Style Chicken Breast Fritters for Chicken Frying” with Lot Code 5440730403 or 5440800403, produced March 14 and 21, 2014. Recalled products bear UPC Code 36541 and establishment number “P-2260Y” inside USDA mark of inspection. - Reason for recall: Undeclared allergens: milk and soy. - Distribution: Food service establishments in Colorado and these additional states: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah and Virginia
Posted: 04/02/2014 - A new study shows that diet soda consumption in women can have serious repercussions on heart health. The study, the largest of its kind, compares women who rarely drink diet soda to those who drink two or more 12-ounce sodas a day. Researchers found women who have two or more diet sodas a day are 30 percent more likely to have some sort of heart disease and 50 percent more likely to die from a related heart disease than women who rarely or never drink diet drinks.
Updated: 04/01/2014 - Several counties in Colorado are now considered high risk for radon exposure. The state Health Department says this doesn't mean every home in these counties has dangerous levels of radon, but they're recommending people have their homes tested. Click on the link below for more information.
Posted: 03/31/2014 - The deadline in Colorado to sign up for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act is midnight. If you don't sign up, you face a penalty of either $95 per adult, or 1% of your entire household income, whichever is greater. To determine what your penalty would be, click on the link.
Posted: 03/28/2014 - The emails appear to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service and include a bogus case number. Recipients are directed to click on links that supposedly provide information about the "advocate" assigned to their case or that let them "review reported income." The links lead to web pages that solicit personal information. The IRS says Taxpayers who get these messages should not respond to the email or click on the links. Instead, they should forward the scam emails to the IRS. A link is below.