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2 posts from September 2008

September 23, 2008

Former Montville officials settle defamation lawsuit

Political spat plays out to bitter end - Two former Montville council members have settled a lawsuit withSorry  a local real estate broker who charged they made defamatory statements about him in campaign literature three years ago.

Marie Cetrulo and Dan Grant have sent Ron Soussa letters retracting information written about him in their campaign mailings and internet postings prior to losing their 2005 primary and general elections. 

Cetrulo, a former Montville councilwoman and mayor who has since moved to Georgia, also paid Soussa $5,000 in damages.

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September 21, 2008

PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT

China It has been reported that a number of infants in China who have consumed Chinese manufactured infant formula are suffering from kidney stones, a condition which is rare in infants. The Chinese manufactured infant formula may be contaminated with melamine. Melamine artificially increases the protein profile of milk and can causes kidney diseases such as those seen in these Chinese infants.

The FDA is asking local officials to work with the Agency to assist with the removal of any Chinese infant formula found on store shelves, and to warn residents, especially members of the Asian community to avoid using Chinese manufactured infant formula.  See Fox News.

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