Second Ice Cream Company Recalls Products Amid Listeria Panic


Jeni’s is Based Out of Cleveland, Ohio

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream has recalled all of its products, becoming the second company to do so, after listeria was found in a sample of the ice cream.  Earlier this week, Blue Bell voluntarily recalled all of its products.  Blue Bell, the third largest ice cream company in the US, was linked to ten cases of listeria in four states, including three deaths.

Blue Bell’s chief executive Paul Kruse said in a statement, “We’re committed to doing the 100% right thing, and the best way to do that is to take all of our products off the market until we can be sure they’re safe.” The company’s ice cream is sold in 23 states.

Everybody Loves Raymond Child Star Commits Suicide


Sawyer Sweeten (Left) With his Twin Brother Sullivan and Sister Madylin

19 year-old Sawyer Sweeten has shot and killed himself, 10 years after his role as a child star in Everybody Loves Raymond ended.  He was visiting family in Texas at the time, and shot himself while standing on the front porch.  Only yesterday, his mother had posted on Facebook saying how much she loved her family.

Sweeten acted in Everybody Loves Raymond with his twin brother Sullivan and their sister Madylin.  His sister said in a statement, “at this sensitive time, our family requests privacy and we beg of you to reach out to the ones you love.”

EU to Hold Emergency Summit on Mediterranean Migrants


Migrants are Desperately Fleeing Northern Africa on Unsafe Boats, Causing Large Numbers of Deaths

The European Union has announced it will hold an emergency summit to discuss the issue of migrants fleeing northern Africa for Europe.  The unsafe boats they use to cross the Mediterranean has led to over 1,750 deaths this year, with over 800 drowning off the coast of Libya on Sunday.

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi called people smugglers “the slave traders of the 21st century”.  Of the Mediterranean nations, Italy has been hit the hardest by the problem, with 90% of migrants arriving on Italian shores.  The EU has already released a 10-point action plan for preventing further deaths.