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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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Nearly 350 pounds of undercooked chicken recalled

Taylor Farms Inc. of Chicago, Illinois has recalled almost 350 lbs of breaded chicken because it may have been undercooked. The undercooking is likely the result of a defect during the manufacturing process. The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service or FSIS… Continue Reading

Now serving PFAS burrito bowls, only at Chipotle

You know your order by heart. Heck, so does the cashier. After all, you’re in Chipotle 3 times a week. Barbacao, white rice, pinto beans, corn salsa, lettuce, cheese, and sour cream. It’s what you always get! According to a new study… Continue Reading

Entenmann’s cookies recalled over “blue plastic contamination”

When packing lunches for the littles ones this week, make sure you’re not putting in a package of Entenmann’s Little Bites Soft Baked Cookies. Bimbo Bakeries USA Inc. and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have issued a recall of the tiny… Continue Reading