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STELLA'S CALAMARI FRITTI

CALAMARI FRITTI spicy tomato sauce, pickled peppers | 13 (Found it bland; disappointing.) @ Stella 34 Trattoria
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STELLA'S VERDURE

VERDURE wood-oven roasted brussels sprouts, cauliflower, golden raisins & pine nut agrodolce | 11 @ Stella 34 Trattoria
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STELLA'S LINGUINE AI FUNGHI

LINGUINE AI FUNGHI mushroom brodetto, wild mushroom, spinach, stracciatella di bufala | 25 @ Stella 34 Trattoria
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ADDRESSING PHONY OPIOID ADDICTION & WITHDRAWAL CLAIMS

Dealing with opioid withdrawal or addiction by Mamie Kresses Senior Attorney, Division of Advertising Practices FTC When people seek help for opioid withdrawal or addiction, it’s vital that they ...
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KOCH FOODS FALTERED

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR CITES GAINESVILLE POULTRY PROCESSING COMPANY FOR AMPUTATIONS AND OTHER SERIOUS HAZARDS The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration ...
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LIMITING SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES

New Special Permit for Self-Storage Facilities: An Imperfect Victory for Industrial Jobs Advocates Michael Devigne The final legislative session of 2017 saw an active NYC City Council scrambling to ...
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IS CLONING IMMORAL?

In the News: Cloning by RJ Reinhart Chinese scientists announced on Wednesday that they have successfully cloned two monkeys, using techniques similar to those first used to clone Dolly the sheep in ...
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NEW BLOOD TEST FOR DIAGNOSING HEART ATTACKS

New blood test for diagnosing heart attacks: A 'big deal,' with caveats MICHIGAN MEDICINE - UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN ANN ARBOR, Mich. - When diagnosing a heart attack, accuracy and timing are ...
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RISING DIABETES LINKED TO OBESITY RATES

Rising obesity rates in south leading to rapid increase in diabetes cases VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER Rising obesity rates in several Southern states are leading to a rapid increase in new ...
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WATCH THEM ONLINE PHARMACIES

How to Buy Medicines Safely From an Online Pharmacy Ever been tempted to buy your medicines from an online pharmacy or another website? Protect yourself and your family by using caution when buying ...
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UNDECLARED MILK IN COLLAGEN PROTEIN SUPPLEMENT

Bulletproof 360, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Collagen Protein Dietary Supplement Out of an abundance of caution, Bulletproof 360, Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot #1017088 of ...
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ILLEGALLY SOLD CIRCUITS TO RUSSIA & CHINA

Texas Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Illegally Export Radiation Hardened Integrated Circuits to Russia and China Peter Zuccarelli, 62, of Plano, Texas was sentenced to 46 months in prison for ...
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DECONSTRUCTING "UNDER CONSTRUCTION"

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement With Syracuse Home Improvement Contractor Who Violated Prior Court Order Jason Briere, Owner of “Under Construction,” Found In Civil and Criminal ...
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STOLE $1.6MM IN EMPLOYMENT TAXES

Owner of Nevada Home Health Care Firm Sentenced to Prison For Employment Tax Fraud Concealed Income and Assets from IRS Collection A Las Vegas, Nevada, business owner was sentenced to 12 months and ...
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WHAT'S BEEN PAID BY DINAPOLI?

Approved State Contracts and Payments In December, the Office of the State Comptroller approved 1,579 contracts for state agencies and public authorities valued at $2.5 billion and approved more than ...
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NAVY CONTRACTOR ACCEPTED $2.8MM IN BRIBES

Former Contractor at Military Sealift Command Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy, Bribery, and Honest Services Fraud A former contractor at the Military Sealift Command (MSC) pleaded guilty for accepting ...
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MATTRESS FACTORY OPENS IN BUFFALO

Governor Cuomo Announces Opening of the Mattress Factory on Buffalo's East Side Better Buffalo Fund Project Supports Revitalization of Hamlin Park Historic District with Conversion of Former Otis ...
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THE SALTY DONUT'S PASSION FRUIT

\ 24 hour brioche filled with homemade passion fruit curd topped with a coconut-lime glaze and toasted coconut shavings $4.50 @ The Salty Donut
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SLAMMING PHONY BED BUG TREATMENT

Marketer That Deceptively Advertised Bed Bug Treatment Admits Violating FTC Order; Will Be Barred from Bed Bug Product Sales and Pay $224,356 for Consumer Refunds Commission files contempt motion ...
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GOODYEAR TIRE ENDANGERED EMPLOYEES?

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ISSUES CITATIONS AND $69,058 IN PENALTIES TO GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER CO. FOR ENDANGERING EMPLOYEES The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health ...
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TARGETING VACANT LAND

New Laws Target Vacant Land as a Tool for Achieving Affordable Housing Goals Mayor Bill de Blasio. Image Credit: New York City Mayoral Photography Office New laws focusing on vacant land throughout ...
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SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS ARE HAPPY WITH ADMINISTRATION

Half of Small-Business Owners Give Administration High Marks by Coleen McMurray and Frank Newport Story Highlights Nearly half give administration an "A" or "B" for its first year ...
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LOOKING @ WATER STORAGE MODELS

Discrepancies between satellite and global model estimates of land water storage UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN Research led by The University of Texas at Austin has found that calculations of water ...
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BRITTLE STARS SEE WITH THEIR SKIN?

Star-gazing on the reef First evidence that brittle stars may 'see' with their skin UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD Scientists have discovered the first evidence that brittle stars living in vibrant ...
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UPDATE ON LEAFY GREEN E. COLI OUTBREAK

FDA Investigates E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Likely Linked to Leafy Greens Fast Facts CDC announced on January 25, 2018, that this outbreak appears to be over, because the last case became ill on ...
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READY TO QUIT SMOKING?

4 Tips to Quit Smoking What are your New Year’s resolutions? If you smoke, maybe this will be the year that you decide you want to quit. And you may not be alone: Nearly 70 percent of current ...
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SINOVEL STOLE SOFTWARE

Chinese Company Sinovel Wind Group Convicted of Theft of Trade Secrets A manufacturer and exporter of wind turbines based in the People’s Republic of China was recently convicted of stealing ...
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SEX TRAFFICKING TALK

“FOLLOW THE MONEY”: DA VANCE TESTIFIES ABOUT SEX TRAFFICKING AND U.S. FINANCIAL MARKETS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., ...
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LIVE-STREAMED CHILD PORN

Two Men Convicted of Engaging in Child Exploitation Conspiracy A Lemon Grove, California resident, and a Harrodsburg, Kentucky resident were recently convicted of multiple child exploitation crimes, ...
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COLLECTED MORE SALES TAX

DiNapoli: Local Sales Tax Collection Growth Highest Since 2013 Local sales tax collection growth accelerated in 2017, according to a report released by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. ...
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73-YEAR-OLD JERSEY MAN WAS INTO ILLEGAL WASTE

New Jersey Man Indicted for Illegal Storage and Disposal of Hazardous Waste The former owner and president of a Glassboro, New Jersey, drum reconditioning company was indicted for allegedly illegally ...
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ENDING THE SUBMINIMUM WAGE

Governor Cuomo Announces Hearings on Potentially Eliminating the Subminimum Wage for Tipped Workers Hearings in NeW York City, Syracuse, Buffalo, Long Island, Watertown and Albany Changes Not Expected ...
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THE SALTY DONUT'S STICKYBUNDONUT

Knausberry Farm sticky bun places inside brioche dough, brushed with a secret sauce, wrapped together and topped off with a homemade pecan toffee sauce. $6.50 @ The Salty Donut
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CHECK OUT MY SALTY DONUTS!

Selections from The Salty Donut (Miami)
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UNPROVEN OPIOID CESSATION PRODUCTS ARE FOREWARNED

FTC, FDA Warn Companies about Marketing and Selling Opioid Cessation Products FTC, SAMHSA also issue fact sheet on how to get the right help for addiction and withdrawal The Federal Trade Commission ...
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CASINO FIRES EMPLOYEE OVER STRESS-ANXIETY DISORDER

Greektown Casino to Pay $140,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit Detroit Casino Refused to Grant Extended Leave and Fired Employee with Stress-Anxiety Disorder, Federal Agency Charged A ...
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VIDEO OF SCHWARTZ BREAKFAST

COMPLETE VIDEO: 148th CityLaw Breakfast with Sam Schwartz, P.E. Sam Schwartz, President and CEO of Sam Schwartz. Sam Schwartz, President and CEO of Sam Schwartz, spoke to a large crowd at this ...
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MEDIA IS A PROBLEM?

Both Sides of the Aisle Agree: The Media Is a Problem by Kimberly Fitch A recent Knight Foundation/Gallup report on Americans' perceptions of the media and its role in democracy contains many ...
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TIDAL CYCLES FORETELL VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS

Tidal cycles could help predict volcanic eruptions, study suggests BROWN UNIVERSITY Just before a surprise eruption of New Zealand's Ruapehu volcano in 2007, seismic tremor near its crater became ...
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LOWERING BLOOD CULTURE CONTAMINATION

Novel device and staff education lead to lower blood culture contamination rates MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA A Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC Health) research study found that use ...
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NOT SO RICH, MEATBALLS

Rich Products Corporation Recalls Beef Products due to Possible Listeria Contamination Rich Products Corporation, a Vineland, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,420 pounds of beef ...
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THESE CHICKEN TENDER FRITTERS HAVE EGGS

Perdue Foods LLC Recalls Chicken Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Perdue Foods LLC, a Monterey, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 530 pounds of chicken products due ...
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SUNCOKE & COKENERGY AGREE TO KEEP IT CLEAN

The United States and Indiana Reach Agreement With SunCoke Energy and Cokenergy to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations at Indiana Harbor Coke Plant SunCoke Energy Inc., its subsidiary Indiana Harbor Coke ...
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PROTECTING HEALTH INSURANCE FOR 700,000

A.G. Schneiderman And Governor Cuomo Announce $1 Billion Lawsuit Against Trump Administration To Protect Federal Health Insurance Funding For 700,000 New Yorkers NY, MN Attorneys General Sue Trump ...
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DETECTIVE GETS 23 YEARS FOR EXPLOITING MINORS

Former Virginia Detective Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison for Sexually Exploiting Minors A former Virginia detective with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, who was most recently assigned to ...
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NOISE ON THE RISE

DiNapoli: Silencing Excessive NYC Noise a Major Challenge Comptroller's Report Examines 311 Calls, Surveys New Yorkers on Noise Issue Noise complaints to New York City's 311 system rose from ...
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STOP THE WARMONGERING

Lucas, Trump’s tweets about North Korea grow more absurd — and more reckless — by the day. Most recently, he bragged about his “nuclear button,” implicitly threatening ...
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