Monday, May 16, 2022

Update: Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw

Back on April 26th, it was reported that Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw was hospitalized for a medical procedure. According to a media advisory, the procedure was successful, and he recovered well. As of May 3, Bradshaw, elected to go forward with a heart procedure. Doctors have confirmed the procedure was successful, he is in good condition and his recovery is going better than expected.  A spokesperson for PBSO says, the Sheriff Bradshaw wants the residents of Palm Beach County to know that he has a strong law enforcement team in place who are doing a great job in keeping families safe.  The office says, he is receiving excellent medical care and regular briefings and expects to be back to work soon.  

Pahokee Spring Jamboree

The Pahokee Blue Devils cleaned up over the weekend in Lake Worth, for the Spring Jamboree. ESPNs Theo Dorsey reports that the Blue Devils won 26-0 over South Fork. Head Coach Manuel Hendrix dealing with some off-the field issues but plans on being back by the end of the school year. The first game is scheduled for August 19th against the Centennial Eagles in Port St. Lucie.

Hendry County Adult Education Graduation

Hendry County celebrated hundreds and hundreds of graduates over the weekend including LaBelle High School and Clewiston High School. In addition to traditional high school graduations around the lake, we also celebrate the 1st ever graduating class of the LaBelle HVAC School! According to Hendry County Adult Educations Facebook page, this program had 100% student retention, meaning 0 dropouts, and 100% Skills Passed. Students learned The Refrigerant Cycle, Components, Gauges & Pressure, Refrigerant Charging & Recover, EPA 608, Electrical, and Safety, and completed hands-on lab work on all of these concepts. Students are now certified to handle refrigerant, and will exit the program with a bag of HVAC tools! Learn more about HVAC programs offered in LaBelle & Clewiston, starting this fall. Visit https://www.hendryadultlearning.org/…/labelle-hvac-school in LaBelle, or

https://www.hendryadultlearning.org/…/Clewiston-HVAC in Clewiston.

Candy Recall

As of May 13, Mars Wrigley Confectionery announced a voluntary recall of specific varieties of SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies due to the potential presence of a very thin metal strand embedded in the gummies or loose in the bag. Consumers have been reaching out to the company but have not had any reports of illness to date.  Gummies are described in a table released on the Mars Wrigley website, and by the Florida Department of Health. On the back of the package is a 10-digit manufacturing code; the first three digits in this code will indicate implicated product as described in a table posted on our website: Mars says they will work with retailers to remove recalled products from store shelves. If consumers believe they have purchased a recalled item, they should dispose of the product and not consume it. See below for more details including how to reach out to the company. Consumers with questions can contact the company by calling 1-800-651-2564 or by visiting https://www.mars.com/contact-usExternal Link Disclaimer.

Item NumberDescriptionUPCCode (first 3 digits)
10188298STARBURST® Gummies Original Share Size 3.5oz10022000253092136, 139, 140
10195414
10220867
STARBURST® Gummies Original Peg Pack 5.8oz10022000253818
00022000284648
 
10188301STARBURST® Gummies Sours Share Size 3.5oz10022000253122134,135, 137-142
10195413
10220796
10195750
STARBURST® Gummies Sours Peg Pack 5.8oz10022000253801
00022000284617
10022000259384
134,135, 137-142
10220865STARBURST® Gummies Sour Berries Peg Pack 5.8oz00022000284624135, 138, 139
10222236
10136761
10222238
LIFE SAVERS® Gummies Five Flavor Peg Pack 7.0oz, 3.22oz10022000285277
10019000083422
10022000285291
136, 139
10081699
10195012
LIFE SAVERS® Wild Berries Gummies Peg Pack 7.0 oz10019000083446
10022000244502
136 – 138, 140, 147, 149 – 152
10195000
10195014
10095001
LIFE SAVERS® Sour Gummies Peg Pack 7.0 oz, 180g10022000242058
10022000244533
00019000170491
132-134, 139-140, 144-147, 149, 151, 152, 201
10224068
10228324
10229828
SKITTLES® Gummies Original Peg Pack 5.8 oz, 2.93oz10022000285956
00022000286727
10022000287363
139 – 218
10229823
10230187
SKITTLES® Gummies Original Stand Up Pouch 12oz10022000287325
00022000287434
139 – 218
10224070
10228325
10229830
SKITTLES® Wild Berry Gummies Peg Pack 5.8 oz, 2.93oz10022000285970
00022000286734
10022000287387
138 – 218
10229825
10230290
SKITTLES® Gummies Wild Berry Stand Up Pouch 12oz10022000287349
00022000287441
138 – 218
10240169
10242246
10240168
SKITTLES® Sour Gummies Peg Pack 5.8 oz10022000289749
00022000291073
00022000289735
204 – 218

Consumers:

Mars Wrigley Confectionary US, LLC

 1-800-651-2564

Media:

Caitlin Kemper 

 201-841-8350

 Caitlin.Kemper@effem.com


https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/mars-wrigley-confectionery-us-llc-issues-voluntary-recall-specific-varieties-skittlesr-gummies