Articles

Articles Tagged: "CDC"

ToxicFree Foundation / Articles / CDC

Recent Articles

FDA releases list of nearly a dozen hand sanitizers with a potentially fatal ingredient

COVID-19 has turned 2020 into the year of face masks and hand sanitizer. There’s been such increased demand for both that local governments have had to step in to protect Americans from price gouging. Now the federal government, specifically the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is stepping in to protect…

Continue Reading

'Nationwide alert' issued for hard boiled eggs due to listeria concerns

If deviled eggs are part of your holiday spread, and you utilize store bought hard boiled eggs, you’re going to want to double check any eggs you’ve recently purchased. The Centers for Disease Control and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have released a “nationwide alert” for Almark Eggs.

The…

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 if any pets have contracted salmonella.

The Centers…

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.

Scientific testing on those sickened in the United States found that…

Continue Reading

Popular brand of hummus recalled over Listeria concerns

Pit Pal Foods, a hummus company housed out of Houston, has recalled almost 100 products due to a possible Listeria “contamination”. Listeria is a bacteria that can cause listeriosis, and a listeriosis infection could lead to death.

Pit Pal Foods voluntarily recalled products created between May 30, 2019 and June…

Continue Reading

Salmonella outbreak linked to “pig ear” dog treats

Pig ear dog treats, sold in more than half of the United States, have been recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control over salmonella concerns. The source of the outbreak is unknown at this time. The CDC believes the dog treats are the cause…

Continue Reading

Exact source of romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak still unknown

It’s 2019, and some romaine lettuce is still unsafe to eat. When the Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration issued their warning about romaine lettuce back in November of 2018, they did so knowing they weren’t sure of the origin of the E. coli outbreak. Fast forward…

Continue Reading

E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

An E. coli outbreak days before Thanksgiving has everyone concerned. The Centers for Disease Control has linked a recent E. coli outbreak that’s sickened more than 30 people, across nearly a dozen states, to romaine lettuce.

What may be most concerning about this most recent E. coli outbreak is that…

Continue Reading

Avoiding a toxic workplace

These days, toxicity in the workplace doesn’t just describe Jamie's contentious relationship with Alex after one of them threw the other's lunch away. In 2018, toxic chemicals are a real threat in the environment, at home, and in our workspaces. Fatigue, difficulty concentrating, eye irritation, nose, throat, and lung irritation…

Continue Reading

Spike in Indiana children with cancer has parents seeking answers

When is a cancer diagnosis more than just a cancer diagnosis? When is the diagnosis part of a cancer cluster? How about when nearly 80 children, in one county, over a ten year period are diagnosed with cancer? You, me, and the parents of children diagnosed likely consider these facts…

Continue Reading

Page 1 of 2 pages  1 2 >