JA World Uncorked Raises $300,000 for JA Programs

Posted on February 3, 2022February 11, 2022Categories Industry News

JA World Uncorked, the JA Circle of Wise Women Signature Event, returned on January 29th and raised over $300,000 for JA programs. Approximately 500 guests gathered to enjoy some delicious food prepared by South Florida’s finest restaurants. Thanks to Presenting Sponsor Breakthru Beverage Florida, attendees enjoyed a wide range of premier wines, champagne and spirits. While craft beers were also served by Funky Buddha Brewery.  Junior Achievement thanks Co-Chairs Lisa Duke, Alyssa Lovitt and Susan Renneisen. Susan and the Seminole Hard Rock … Continue reading “JA World Uncorked Raises $300,000 for JA Programs”

Povidone-Iodine nasal spray tested against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) available wholesale

Posted on January 26, 2022Categories Industry News

Nasal sprays to reduce effects of allergies, cold, flu and other viruses are nothing new, however the availability of products specifically tested against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19), Influenza B (the flu), HRV-14 (common cold), and RSV is. Our nasal spray can be used in corporate, manufacturing, dental, and high traffic settings where people are in close proximity. Available for retail with point of sale display as well as bulk purchase for high volume employee needs. Scientific studies proving the effectiveness and safety … Continue reading “Povidone-Iodine nasal spray tested against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) available wholesale”

ESG Safe Sponsors Jr Achievement JA World Uncorked 2022

Posted on January 11, 2022February 11, 2022Categories Industry News

ESG Safe is a major sponsor for JA World Uncorked, the premier fundraiser put on by the Jr Achievement of South Florida Circle of Wise Women. ESG Safe founder, Christine Speedy, completed the Jr Achievement high school company program and after a stint working in both small and large businesses, went on to found several companies. For over 25 years, Christine Speedy has been an advocate for Junior Achievement. She started by volunteering for JA, co-founded the Young Professionals group, … Continue reading “ESG Safe Sponsors Jr Achievement JA World Uncorked 2022”

EPA Directs City of Benton Harbor, Michigan, to Take Immediate Actions to Improve the Safety and Reliability of its Drinking Water

Posted on November 2, 2021November 10, 2021Categories Industry News

Agency Sets Schedule and Will Offer Assistance to Correct Violations November 2, 2021 Contact Information EPA Press Office WASHINGTON (Nov. 2, 2021) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an order under the federal Safe Drinking Water Act to the city of Benton Harbor, Michigan, based on violations and deficiencies found during a recent, joint federal-state inspection of the water system. The federal order sets out the steps necessary for the city to bring its water system into … Continue reading “EPA Directs City of Benton Harbor, Michigan, to Take Immediate Actions to Improve the Safety and Reliability of its Drinking Water”

Nursing Home Monetary Penalties Heat Up

Posted on August 26, 2021Categories Industry News

CMS reverses prior decision to change penalties from per day to per instance. AARP Foundation and a Washington-based law firm sued to block the per instance penalty, which created endless nursing home violations without further penalty before fixing, if ever. Nearly one third of all Covid related deaths are in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and other long-term care settings. CMS is hereby removing the July 7, 2017 Memo (S&C 17-37-NH) from its guidance repository. In that memo, CMS instructed … Continue reading “Nursing Home Monetary Penalties Heat Up”

EPA Issues Order to eBay to Stop Selling 170 Unregistered, Misbranded Pesticides

Posted on June 16, 2021June 23, 2021Categories Industry NewsTags ,

WASHINGTON – On June 16, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ordered eBay Inc., of San Jose, California, to stop selling 170 unregistered and/or misbranded pesticide products in violation of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). The EPA amended the Stop Sale Use or Removal Order issued to eBay on June 10, 2020 to include the additional products.  Following up on tips and complaints from consumers and members of the regulated community, the EPA identified 170 pesticides … Continue reading “EPA Issues Order to eBay to Stop Selling 170 Unregistered, Misbranded Pesticides”

San Diego Firm and Owner Pleads Guilty to Illegal Importation, Sale and Mailing of Product Marketed as COVID-19 Killer

Posted on May 26, 2021June 23, 2021Categories Industry NewsTags ,

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego firm and its owner pleaded guilty in federal court today to charges relating to the unlawful importation, sale and mailing of an unregistered pesticide product from Japan marketed as a killer of airborne viruses such as COVID-19. The product, known as EcoAirDoctor, was a small badge represented to emit a gas that would kill viruses within a certain distance.  Such products are required to be registered as pesticides in the United States; no such … Continue reading “San Diego Firm and Owner Pleads Guilty to Illegal Importation, Sale and Mailing of Product Marketed as COVID-19 Killer”

EPA orders Philadelphia company to stop making inaccurate health claims about pesticide

Posted on April 9, 2021April 9, 2021Categories Disinfectant, Industry NewsTags

03/31/2021 Contact Information:  EPA Region 3 Press Office PHILADELPHIA (March 31, 2021) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered ViaClean Technologies, operating in Philadelphia, to stop marketing the pesticide BioProtect RTU with claims that it is effective against surfaces from public health related pathogens such as the coronavirus. Although the product is registered to inhibit the growth of “non-public health” microorganisms, it is not registered to address “public health” pathogens. EPA is concerned that customers may have used … Continue reading “EPA orders Philadelphia company to stop making inaccurate health claims about pesticide”

U.S. EPA orders Nevada and California companies to stop selling illegal disinfectants

Posted on April 1, 2021April 9, 2021Categories Industry NewsTags ,

SAN FRANCISO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered Macoma, LLC and FN Nano, Inc., located in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada, as well as JT Construction Group, Inc. and BZ Nano, located in Glendale, California, to stop selling the unregistered disinfectant FN Nano Photocatalytic coatings, aka FN Coatings, FN NANO2 Photocatalytic Film. This product is an unregistered disinfectant pesticide being sold in violation of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). Such practices are particularly problematic during the … Continue reading “U.S. EPA orders Nevada and California companies to stop selling illegal disinfectants”

EPA orders Amazon to halt illegal pesticides sales

Posted on February 9, 2021June 23, 2021Categories Industry News

The Seattle office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it has issued a “stop sale” order to Amazon.com to prevent sales on the platform of potentially dangerous or ineffective unregistered pesticides and pesticide devices making illegal and misleading claims, including multiple products that claimed to protect against viruses. This action adds 70 products to a June 6, 2020 EPA order which contained over 30 illegal products.  “Unregistered pesticides in the e-commerce marketplace pose a significant and immediate health … Continue reading “EPA orders Amazon to halt illegal pesticides sales”