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Amid Zantac drug recall, FDA identifies “safe” heartburn drug alternatives

The popular heartburn medication Zantac has been recalled by the company and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) concerns. The recall began in the United States, and has reached Canada, Asia, and Europe. Initially, even the generic alternatives to… Continue Reading

Dr. Reddy’s heartburn drug recalled over NDMA concerns

Dr. Reddy’s has joined the growing list of companies issuing a recall of heartburn medications. This week, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a recall of their “ranitidine medicines used to treat heartburn” after they were… Continue Reading

Potential asbestos contamination leads to baby powder recall

Sample testing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder uncovered an asbestos contamination. The presence of the cancer-causing chemical lead to a recall of more than 30,000 bottles of baby powder. So far, only baby… Continue Reading

Arsenic, lead, and other IQ lowering toxins found in 95% of tested baby foods

Healthy Babies Bright Futures recently conducted a study on baby food, and found that 95 percent of the nearly 170 foods tested contained lead, a known neurotoxin. The foods tested were from “major manufacturers in the U.S.” The other numbers to come… Continue Reading

Foreign object leads to recall of Butter Crunch Blue Bell ice cream

A recall this week by Blue Bell Creameries is meant to ensure that a foreign object isn’t included as one of the toppings on your heaping bowl of Butter Crunch ice cream. According to Blue Bell and the U.S. Food and Drug… Continue Reading

J.M. Smucker Company joins the flour recall with E. coli concerns

The J.M. Smucker Company is matching King Arthur Flour Co. with a flour recall of their own. E. coli O26 concerns have resulted in a recall of Smucker’s Robin Hood All Purpose Flour. The recalled flour was sold only in the United… Continue Reading

King Arthur Flour expands their June recall of Unbleached All-Puropse Flour

On June 21st of this year we wrote about how 6 lots of King Arthur Flour were being recalled due to “the potential presence of E. coli.” originating with ADM MIlling Co. Well, they’ve now expanded the scope of their recall efforts… Continue Reading

Listeria concern results in extensive recall of E.A. Sween products

A large number of products that likely hit stores in the Continental U.S., Hawaii, and Guam have been recalled over Listeria monocytogenes concerns. The products are typically sold under the name 'Deli Express'. E.A. Sween states that as of this time, no… Continue Reading

Cheeses sold in Whole Foods Markets recalled due to possible listeria contamination

Whole Foods stores in the Northeast and North Atlantic have recalled Dorset cheese due to concerns of listeria contamination. As of the time this story was posted, no illnesses have been reported.

Listeria monocytogenesis isn’t necessarily of grave concerns for healthy adults,… Continue Reading

FDA recalls Performance Dog Food over salmonella & listeria concerns

If you purchased frozen raw pet food from Performance Dog Food that was produced on or after July 22, 2019, do not use it. Don’t feed it to your pet. It’s best to just throw it away. This comes directly from the… Continue Reading

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