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Target and Fresh Market sandwiches & salads recalled due to Listeria

CNN Health is reporting that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a recall for some Fresh Market and Target salads & sandwiches over Listeria contamination concerns, similar to the hummus recall we recently wrote about. First, let’s take a look at the list of recalled foods.

 

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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…

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King Arthur Flour recalled by FDA

One of the most popular flour brands on the market, King Arthur Flour, has issued a recall of nearly 15,000 cases of 5 lb. bags of Unbleached All-Purpose Flour due to “the potential presence of E. coli”. The recall is not limited to specific states or stores. This flour was…

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Kroger recalls frozen berries over “possible Hepatitis A contamination”

Packages of Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley in the 16 oz and 48 oz varieties have been recalled by The Kroger Co due to a “possible Hepatitis A contamination.” The berries were manufactured by Townsend Farms. The recall comes on the heels of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s…

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Your favorite foods could be doing more than just adding a few extra pounds

Mid-Atlantic meats, seafood, and even chocolate cake were recently found to contain PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances). For those of us seeking a balanced diet and something sweet to finish our meal off with, this is certainly alarming news.  While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has stated the PFAS…

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All purpose flour sold in ALDI stores recalled for E.coli

If you’re an ALDI shopper, you’re going to want to check any flour you may have purchased recently. 5 pound bags of Baker’s Corner All Purpose Flour, sold in Aldi stores in select states, have been recalled by the U.S. food and Drug administration after an E.coli outbreak.

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Toxic sunscreen alternatives

As the temperatures rise and we begin to spend more hours of the day outdoors, so does the need for sunscreen. In the state of Florida alone, more than 8,000 Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer this year. That’s higher than any other state in the Union.

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FDA issues 5th blood pressure medication recall just four months into 2019

It’s only the end of April, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just issued another blood pressure medication recall.

Fourty Four lots of losartan from Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging were found to contain the cancer causing chemical nitrosamine (NMBA). In the past, NMBA has been linked to an “increased risk…

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Your green tea could have you seeing red after this post

A large number of people are turning away from coffee, and have set their eyes on tea. In fact it’s the “most popular beverage in the world” after water. With its numerous health benefits such as increased metabolism, antioxidants, and a boost to your immunity, it’s easy to see why…

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FDA resumes some food inspections, while government shutdown continues

As the partial government shutdown continues, we’ve now reached almost 30 days, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reversing course and will be conducting inspections of some foods.

Just last week we wrote about how the FDA had halted domestic food inspections amid the United States government shutdown. Nearly…

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