Garland Ventures Recalls Ready-to-Eat Chicken Fried Rice Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2023 – Garland Ventures, a Garland, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 13,842 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken fried rice products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.Read full story

Brown to Banks: Higher Capital Requirements Protect Consumers and Taxpayers From Wall Street’s Risky Bets


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, delivered the following opening statement at today’s hearing entitled, “Annual Oversight of Wall Street Firms.”

Sen. Brown’s remarks, as prepared for delivery follow:

The eight bank CEOs appearing before us today lead the biggest global, systemically important banks in the United States.Read full story

BBB Tip: A Pet Owner’s Guide to Buying Gifts for Your Cat or Dog


Even with inflation worries this holiday season, most pet owners still plan on spoiling their fur babies with holiday gifts.

According to a poll by Chewy in 2022 (Chewy is a BBB Accredited Business), more than 90% of pet owners include their pets on their holiday shopping list, and another study shows that giving to pets makes people happy.

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Surgery Beneficial for Some Children With Mild Sleep-Disordered Breathing

NIH-supported study shows better sleep, blood pressure after adenotonsillectomy.

Surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids in children with snoring and mild breathing problems during sleep appears to improve their sleep, quality of life, and blood pressure a year after surgery, a clinical trial supported by the National Institutes of Health has found.Read full story