Florida gas prices spike to highest level in 3 years; $3 per gallon soon possible
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/ via Getty Images)ORLANDO, Fla. – The price of gasoline continues to climb across Central Florida and the country. According to a new report by AAA, gas prices in Florida jumped another 15 cents per gallon last week, putting the state average for a gallon of regular gas at $2.87. [TRENDING: Sheriff: Man cut off grandpa’s ears | Cops kill man suspected of fatally shooting his mom | SpaceX launch creates crazy clouds]Analysts say it’s the highest daily average price since June 2018. AAA predicts gas prices to continue to climb this week, bringing the state average closer to $3 per gallon. Currently, the national average for a gallon of regular gas is $2.86.
Sportmix pet food recall expanded after additional deaths
ORLANDO, Fla. – A nationwide recall involving Sportmix pet food has been expanded following reports of additional deaths. The Food and Drug Administration says 70 dogs have now died of possible poisoning linked to Sportmix pet food. Midwestern Pet Foods originally recalled certain varieties of Sportmix dog and cat food last month after the food was found to have high levels of aflatoxin. The recall now includes additional products that contain corn and were made in the company’s Oklahoma plant. Officials say all of the recalled products have an expiration date on or before July 9, 2020 and have “05″ in the date or lot code.
Skimmers at Florida pumps decrease, but map shows where they’ve been found
Even with the decrease, some gas stations have already been hit hard this year. According to state investigator data, News 6 found many Central Florida gas stations had been hit hard by thieves, including stations in Orlando, Windemere, Titusville, and Oviedo. They are hard to get in.”Use the map below to find out which local gas stations were hit in your neighborhood. Keep in mind, when a gas station is hit with skimmers, this often means attendants are coming up with new security measures. It does not necessarily mean the pumps there are unsafe, just that skimmers have been recovered from these pumps.