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 09/02/15   FDA Warns Powdered Caffeine Distributors About Safety Risks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking steps to help prevent more deaths from the use of pure powdered caffeine. More details in the link below.
Food Safety News - FDA Warns Powdered Caffeine Distributors About Safety Risks
 08/27/15   Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of Grey Wash Tattoo Inks And Tattoo Kits by Thousand Virgins Corp Due To Microbial Contamination
A Thousand Virgins Corp. in Miami (City of Industry), FL is recalling various lots of tattoo inks due to microbiological contamination. Use of these products may cause bacterial infection and can lead to sepsis, a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection. Visit the link below for more details.
Recall - Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of Grey Wash Tattoo Inks And Tattoo Kits by Thousand Virgins Corp Due To Microbial Contamination
 08/14/15   Change in Percolation Rate Determination Process for Septic Systems (Effective 09/01/15)
DEHS requires an approved percolation test report prior to the construction of any onsite wastewater treatment system. For more information, please click the link below.
Change in Percolation Rate Determination Process for Septic Systems




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