Federal Law Requires Healthier Snacks in Schools

July 8, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Say goodbye to school vending machines filled with cheese doodles, potato chips, cookies, and candy. Recently, the United States Department of Agriculture launched its new “Smart Snacks in School” campaign. These nutrition standards represent the first nutritional overhaul of school snacks in over 30 years. According to the new rules, school foods must contain at […]

Caught With Fireworks in New Jersey (N.J.S.A. 21:3-2)

July 5, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

As you gear up for your Fourth of July barbeque or family get-together, it is worth remembering that possessing fireworks or firecrackers in New Jersey is illegal and can be quite dangerous. There are many types of fireworks people use: aerial repeaters (“cakes”), “artillery shells”, “festival balls”, aerial display tubes, firecrackers, fountains, ground spinners, mines, […]

New DNA Tagging Technology Helps Catch Criminals

July 1, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

For years DNA tagging has been used by law enforcement on objects found at crime scenes throughout the United States and United Kingdom. However, it is now being used on actual people.  In Stony Brook, New York, Applied DNA Sciences developed technology that has been called “DNA Fog.” The device fills a room with smoke in […]