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Cottage cheese recalled

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From the U.S. Food and Drug Administration:

Select varieties of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese are voluntarily being recalled due to the potential presence of pieces of red plastic and metal that may have been introduced during production. Consumption of hard or sharp foreign material could cause injury to teeth, mouth, throat, stomach or intestine tissues if swallowed.

The company discovered the issue when it was notified by a consumer of the presence of a piece of red plastic in a container of cottage cheese. There have been six consumer complaints and no reports of illness or injury related to this issue to date.

The following is being recalled:

Product Size Name of Product Packaging Description Case Unit Best When Used By Code Date Individual Package Best When Used By Code Date Individual Package UPC
16oz Breakstone’s 2% Milkfat Lowfat Large Curd Cottage Cheese Plastic Cup, Plastic Lid, Shrink Band Dec102019 10 DEC 2019 W4 XX:XX 36-2158 0 21000 30053 2
24oz Breakstone’s 4% Milkfat Large Curd Cottage Cheese Plastic Cup, Plastic Lid, Shrink Band Dec102019 10 DEC 2019 W4 XX:XX 36-2158 0 21000 12285 1
24oz Breakstone’s 4% Milkfat Small Curd Cottage Cheese Plastic Cup, Plastic Lid, Shrink Band Dec102019 10 DEC 2019 W4 XX:XX 36-2158 0 21000 12284 4

Approximately 9,500 cases of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese is being recalled. No other sizes, varieties or code dates are included in this recall.

We deeply regret this situation and apologize to any consumers we have disappointed.

Consumers who purchased this product should not eat it, and return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-866-572-3805 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern, for a full refund.

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Governor’s sign-language interpreter arrested

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(Photo source: WAPT)

Gregory Goldman, 52, was arrested Sunday in Madison County for aggravated domestic violence, WAPT reports.

Goldman, who frequently provides sign language interpretation for Gov. Tate Reeves during his news conferences, has also signed for Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. during major press events.

Goldman is employed by the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services.

There are few details available about the allegations that led to his arrest. Goldman was released on $1,000 bond Monday.

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Huge pothole closes down I-20 on-ramp

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(photo by Sean Wright)

Numerous vehicles were damaged Friday night after hitting a pothole on the Interstate 20 eastbound ramp from Indiana Avenue.

Apparently, the pothole expanded Friday due to the rain. One victim of the pothole estimated at least 10 vehicles were damaged in a short time.

Vicksburg police have closed the ramp to allow crews to fill in the pothole.

The repairs may take several hours. Please take an alternate route.

 

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At least four accidents reported on Vicksburg’s rain-slick roads in an hour

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Rollover accident at Gibson and China Grove roads Friday night (photo by David Day)

With Friday’s rainy weather making roads slick, Vicksburg has seen a rash of accidents since around 5 p.m.

A wreck on Porter’s Chapel Road near the intersection of Halls Ferry Road is at least the third accident reported.

Result of a wreck on Porter’s Chapel Road Friday. (photo by David Day)

There are reportedly some very minor injuries to the occupants of the vehicle involved.

Other accidents have been reported on Fisher Ferry Road, and near the intersection of U.S. Highway 80 and U.S Highway 61 North. The Highway 80 accident also had minor injuries.

A fourth accident on Gibson and China Grove roads involved a rollover, but no injuries have been reported.

Slow down, folks. The life you save could be your own.

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