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Zantac and its generic versions contain carcinogen NDMA

While they have not been recalled, “possible carcinogens” have been detected in the heartburn drug Zantac, and its generic forms. Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) is the carcinogen detected by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and European drug regulators.

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Tuna “steak” sold in 16 states recalled

Tuna steak, ever heard of it? Well it is apparently a very real thing, and a lot of it is being recalled. On September 6, 2019, Alfa International Seafood, Inc. voluntarily recalled their “refrigerated, wild-caught yellowfin tuna loins” due to “potentially elevated… Continue Reading

All “pig ear” dog treats should now be considered hazardous

We wrote in July about a salmonella outbreak linked to certain “pig ear” dog treats. Well that warning has now been extended to “all” pig ear dog treats, after almost 130 people have become sickened with salmonella. It's unclear at this time… Continue Reading

United States listeria illnesses linked to Canadian outbreak?

An outbreak of listeria monocytogenes that’s believed to have originated in Canada, has now been linked to “two dozen people across 13 states”, resulting in two deaths. The original listeria outbreak in Canada was linked to Rosemount diced chicken.

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Basil imported from Mexico sickens more than 200 people

If you've purchased imported basil from Siga Logistics de RL de CV in Mexico, you’re going to want to discard it. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this basil has been linked to an outbreak of Cyclospora.

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Nearly 40,000 pounds of frozen chicken recalled due to foreign matter contamination

Tyson Foods is recalling more than 39,000 pounds of frozen chicken patties sold under their Weaver branded products. The recall is due to a “potential contamination” as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration puts it. The recall was initiated after customer complaints.

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Texas Tripe Raw Pet Food recalled over salmonella & listeria concerns

More than 800 lots of Texas Tripe Inc. raw pet foods have been recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after testing positive for salmonella and listeria monocytogenes (L. mono). Salmonella and listeria pose a threat to pets and humans alike.

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Migraine medicine RELPAX recalled over potential microbiological contamination concerns

Pfizer Inc. has issued a recall of 40 mg tablets of RELPAX (eletriptan hydrobromide). RELPAX is us used to treat migraines with or without auras in adults. The lots recalled are AR5407 and CD4565. Pfizer conducts their own in-house testing for the… Continue Reading

State of New York begins fight against three toxins in your drinking water

The state of New York has new recommendations for drinking water standards, recommendations that should make your drinking water inherently safer. The new legislation seeks to limit the amount of 3 specific toxins: Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), and 1,4-dioxane. The… Continue Reading

Salmonella concerns lead to Dole baby spinach recall

Before you begin to make your favorite summer salad for company this weekend, ensure you’re not going to be using Dole baby spinach. Dole and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have issued a “10-state recall” due to salmonella concerns.

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