Rayshard Brooks was a violent criminal and appears to have been a gang member. These look like gang members that Rayshard Brooks called “family” on his facebook page: http://archive.vn/E3woOThey are dressed primarily in red, which suggests that they are some iteration of “Bloods” gangs. Most of the gangs in Atlanta are under the “Bloods”, according to law enforcement: https://youtu.be/AtZmaALS_RI
The hand sign in these photos may be the Almighty Vice Lords http://archive.vn/VsHxl, which are allied with Bloods gangs and with them under the People Nation umbrella. The red color suggest Bloods (blue is Crips). Here Rayshard…
This glorifying of Rayshard Brooks, a violent criminal, and apparent gang member, is going to do a lot of harm. Having a service for him in Martin Luther King’s home church and allowing him to desecrate Dr. King’s memory and legacy is beyond appalling.
As a result of this glorification of a life of crime, we are going to have more gang members of all races and ethnicities, and more crime. And, no honest person will enter law enforcement.
We have missed a precious opportunity to discuss the conditions, which create someone like Rayshard Brooks.
We should be glorifying the mothers and fathers working two or three honest jobs to provide for their children. Instead, we are glorifying a violent criminal, who was cruel to children and violent within his family.
We should be glorifying those – of all races – who, like Officer Rolfe, worked at Burger King and…
Fresh Express is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Fresh Express 11.5-ounce Southwest Chopped Kit with production codes G163B10A and G163B10B, UPC code 071279306025 and use-by date of June 29 due to the presence of undeclared wheat, soy, cashews, and coconut. In some individuals the consumption of undisclosed allergens could cause allergic reactions that in some cases could be life-threatening.
The recall was necessitated when Fresh Express learned that, during a single production run, incorrect condiment packets were placed into Southwest Chopped Kit bags and, as a result, the allergens wheat, soy, cashews, and coconut are not properly declared.
Only the Southwest Chopped Kit displaying the identified product codes, UPC code and use-by date are subject to the recall. All other Fresh Express Southwest Chopped Kits are properly labeled, and no other Fresh Express products are included in the recall. No illnesses are reported to date.
The recalled product was distributed between June 12 and June 18 in the states of Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Fresh Express representatives are coordinating with retail stores, instructing them to remove the recalled product from store shelves and inventories.
Fresh Express takes all matters of food safety very seriously, including the issue of allergens. Company procedures and programs stringently follow all mandated regulations and focus on preventive measures designed to minimize potential risks. Express is coordinating with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is conducting a full investigation into this isolated incident.
Consumers in possession of the recalled product should discard it. A refund is available where purchased or by contacting the Fresh Express Consumer Response Center toll-free at (800) 242-5472 Monday through Friday during the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time.
Information regarding Fresh Express products sold at Publix affected by this recall:
Product Name: Fresh Express Southwest Chopped Kit GTIN: 071279306025 Lot/Exp. Date: Lot G163B10A/use by June 29, Lot G163B10B/use by June 29
People leave the terminal after arriving at Pearson International Airport in Toronto on Monday, March 16, 2020.
The Canadian Press
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is investigating after dozens of dogs were found dead or sick on a flight from Ukraine at a Toronto airport.
Approximately 500 puppies landed at Pearson International Airport last Saturday, according to the agency. Thirty-eight were found dead on arrival, and many others were dehydrated, weak or vomiting.
“CFIA officials are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident and will determine next steps once the investigation is complete,” a spokesperson said in a statement.
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In a Facebook post Friday, Ukraine International Airlines apologized for the “tragic loss of animal life” on one of its flights.
“UIA is working with local authorities to determine what happened and to make any changes necessary to prevent such a situation from occurring again.”
The airline did not immediately respond to questions about the incident or its policies for transporting animals.
Rebecca Aldworth, executive director of the Canadian branch of Humane Society International, called on authorities to get to the bottom of how so many puppies were transported at such high temperatures, possibly in violation of industry animal safety standards.
“It raises a lot of questions. And I definitely think the Canadian public wants answers to these questions,” said Aldworth.
“Responsible airlines will not transfer transport animals in extreme heat, because they know there is a risk of dehydration, heat exhaustion and even suffocation.
“And I would question what airline has the capacity to put 500 dogs on one plane.”
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Aldworth said the circumstances bear all the hallmarks of a puppy mill.
“My organization has been working for more than a decade to shut down puppy mills in Canada. And we are devastated to see that animals continue to be imported from equally horrific facilities in other parts of the world into this country,” she said.
“People are looking for (pets) on the internet, they’re buying sight unseen, and they’re importing cruelty into this country when we have so much of it to deal with right here at home.”
The CFIA spokesperson said the agency has rigorous standards for the importation of animals to Canada to prevent the spread of disease.
Penalties for failing to meet these requirements can include removal of the animal, fines or legal action, the spokesperson said.
Federal regulations also prohibit carriers from transporting animals in a way that would cause injury or undue suffering, the spokesperson added.
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