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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 powder has been recalled.

According to the FDA,…

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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 States.

Just this week, King Arthur Flour expanded…

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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 to include more than 30 various lots of…

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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 illnesses have been reported, and the recall is…

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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 U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This food has…

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Multiple retailers pull Zantac from shelves amid carcinogen concerns

We wrote a couple of weeks ago about Valisure’s findings regarding the carcinogen Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) being found in Zantac and its generic forms. At the time, consumer advocacy groups were much more concerned with the report of a possibility of a carcinogen being found in a very common heartburn medication.…

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Blood pressure drugs recalled...again

Another week brings another blood pressure medication recall. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a recall of Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited’s Losartan Potassium tablets. According to the FDA, “several batches” of the high pressure medication have been recalled.

N-Methylnitrosobutyric acid is the carcinogen detected in the tablets, though for…

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Tuna “steak” sold in 16 states recalled

Tuna steak, ever heard of it? Well it is apparently a very real thing, and a lot of it is being recalled. On September 6, 2019, Alfa International Seafood, Inc. voluntarily recalled their “refrigerated, wild-caught yellowfin tuna loins” due to “potentially elevated levels of histamine.” The tuna loins were sold…

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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.

Weaver chicken patties are sold frozen, but fully…

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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.

The Office of the Texas State Chemist (OTSC)…

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