Social media sites like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook are prime platforms for scammers to promote get rich quick schemes to unsuspecting victims. Posts promoting "money flipping" are showing up more often in consumer's newsfeeds. Usually the post contains a photo of cash and the caption boasts of how easily a small amount can be "flipped" into a large amount. The profile of the poster seems legitimate including photos, followers and even thank you messages from other "investors".
Conagra Brands, Inc is recalling approximately 700,125 pounds of spaghetti and meatball products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced. The product(s) contains milk, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.
The spaghetti and meatball products were produced on Jan. 5, 2017 and Jan. 12, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:
Lightning strikes the ground in our state more than a half million times each year and with many of us participating in outdoor activities, we need to learn how to protect ourselves from lightning hazards.
The Kroger Co., the parent company of King Soopers and City Market grocery stores, announced it has expanded a recall of its 12 oz. packages of Simple Truth Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Colorado has its share of natural disasters. In trying to become better prepared, you may discuss and create plans for yourselves and family, but there is one family member who is often overlooked - your pet! One of the biggest reasons people return to danger/evacuation zones is to save their pets. Do you have a disaster plan in place for your pet(s)? Pets depend on us for their safety, well-being and food/water. Being prepared can make all the difference for you and your pet in a life threatening situation. Check out the pet preparedness tips below:
217 Citations Involved Unrestrained Children
Last fall, with the concern of continued dry weather, the Crowley County Commissioners and the local Colorado State University Extension office in Crowley County printed a brochure obtained from the Firewise website (http://www.firewise.org/wildfire-preparedness/teaching-tools/brochures-a....
Playing at a water park, by a lake or in a pool are all popular summer activities especially on a hot Colorado day. Swimming is a great recreational sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, but it is important to know how to be safe while you are in the water. The American Red Cross and Safe Kids Worldwide offers these important swimming safety tips you should take into consideration before you head out to the lake or pool:
Going out on the stand-up paddleboard is a great way to experience our state's waters, so Colorado Parks and Wildlife is urging boarders to stay safe while on rivers and reservoirs.
"Paddleboarding is easy to learn and almost anyone can have fun doing it," said Scott Rist, head ranger at Paonia, Sweitzer Lake and Crawford state parks. "But because it's easy, a lot of people don't realize that you can get in trouble when you fall off. We urge everyone to wear life jackets and use a tether."
Medicines help us live longer and healthier. But, taking them the wrong way or mixing certain drugs can be dangerous. You need to be careful to keep track of your medicines and use them safely.
Medicines, often referred to as drugs, can be: