Monthly Archives April 2005

Soylent Green is Chicken!

You find interesting — and potentially worrisome — things when you go digging around FDA enforcement notices. For example: RECALLS AND FIELD CORRECTIONS: FOODS — CLASS III _______________________________PRODUCTChicken-Free Nuggets, Net Wt. 12 OZ. (340g). Recall # F-521-3. CODEDate code 3077. The product’s date is embossed on the side panel of the retail package, and the first five numbers are 23077. A manufacturer’s date of 30772 appears on the outside case.RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURERHealth Is Wealth Products, Inc., Williamstown, NJ, by telephone and fax on August 1, 2003. Firm initiated recall is complete.REASON Chicken-Free Nuggets are mislabeled because the product inside the package
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Categories: Food.

Vonage: Customer Service Reponds

You may recall my Vonage rant a while back. I sent them mail to clarify the situation at that time, but didn’t hear back. (In the interim, I’ve settled on Delta Three’s iconnecthere service). Almost two months after I sent my query to Vonage Customer Service asking about the activation, shipping, and termination charges, I finally got two responses. Taken together, they fall into the “heart is in the right place, but head is up their ass” category. Compare: Dear Adam, Thank you for contacting customer care. Please forgive the delay in responding. As regards your email, no in the
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Categories: Rants and Rambling and VoIP.