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FDA recalls tattoo ink riddled with bacteria

Routine inspections and surveys have lead the United States Food and Drug Administration to recall tattoo ink from three different brands after they were found to be contaminated with bacteria. According to the FDA, use of the tattoo inks in question could “cause infections and lead to serious health injuries”.

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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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Whole Foods issues recall of prepared foods due to salmonella concerns

If you’re a Whole Foods shopper and love their prepared foods section (who doesn’t?), you’re going to want to read this. Whole Foods has recalled more than 50 prepared food items from stores in 8 states due to salmonella concerns. Fortunately, so far no illnesses have been reported.

Everything from…

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There’s a blood pressure medicine recall…again

We’re just a few weeks into 2019, and more blood pressure medications have been recalled. This time it’s an expansion of a previous recall. Torrent Pharmaceuticals has increased its recall of losartan due to “concerns it contains a carcinogen,” N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA).

According to USA Today, Torrent has recalled “six additional lots…

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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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