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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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Majority of FDA food inspections halted during government shutdown

We’ve now reached Day 20 of the Federal Government Shutdown. As the impasse between Democrats and Republicans continues, some very important government programs have been temporarily halted. One of the programs? The U. S. Food and Drug Administration’s domestic food inspections.

According to the FDA, “routine domestic food inspections” have…

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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…

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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…

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Losartan, yet another blood pressure drug, recalled by the FDA

A third blood pressure medicine has been recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Losartan was recalled over concerns that “the contaminated drug might cause cancer.” The latest recall follows that of irbesartan and valsartan earlier in the year.

Losartan potassium hydrochlorothiazide pills of the 100 milligram/25 milligram variety,…

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FDA issues recall of Duncan Hines cake mix over salmonella concerns

If you plan on baking some holiday treats for your friends, family, or coworkers, you’re going to want to avoid doing so using Duncan Hines cake mixes.

At the urging of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Duncan Hines has recalled more than 2 million boxes of its cake mix…

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Millions of pounds of grab-and-go foods recalled

Americans today eat on the run more than any time in history. Don’t have time for breakfast in the morning? Grab a donut on the way to work. No time for lunch before you have to get back to the office for a meeting? Get yourself a sandwich to scarf…

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