State Dept. of Agriculture and Rural Development Issues Consumer Advisory for all Motor Oil and Transmission Fluid Sold by City Petroleum and Star Petroleum

Jennifer Holton, Agriculture and Rural Development On September 12, 2013, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) issued Stop-Use and Stop-Removal Orders for motor oil and transmission fluid manufactured, packaged, and/or distributed by City Petroleum (dba City Star) of Dearborn and Star Petroleum of Detroit after finding the products did not comply with …

Governor Rick Snyder Declares September 25 to October 5 Independent Retailers Week

After years without an official State proclamation, Governor Rick Snyder has declared September 25 thru October 5, Independent Retailers Week. He signed the proclamation this month in Lansing. The last governor to sign such proclamation was Governor William Milliken. Click here to view Certificate of Proclamation In the proclamation the Governor stated “…the Independent Retailers…

MDARD Issues Consumer Advisory for all Motor Oil Sold under the Bullseye Brand

On October 7th, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) issued Stop-Use and Stop-Removal Orders for motor oil manufactured, packaged, and/or distributed by Bullseye Automotive Lubricants, Inc. of Illinois under the Bullseye brand after finding the products did not comply with  the Michigan Weights and Measures Act, 1964 Public Act 283. The Stop-Use…

ALERT: Mandatory Employee Training

OSHA has adopted new hazardous chemical labeling requirements as a part of its recent revision of the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), bringing it into alignment with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Therefore, OSHA is requiring employers to provide mandatory training for employees on the new chemical label…