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The FDA has officially recalled Zantac as well as other ranitidine drugs

We’ve posted more than a handful of stories over the last year or so about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s concerns over the use of ranitidine drugs, but this one is different. After numerous close calls, the FDA has finally recalled Zantac, the prescription and over-the-counter medication used to…

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Variety of Red Clover sprouts recalled over E. coli concerns

The Chicago Indoor Garden, which sells products containing Red Clover sprouts throughout the midwest, has issued a recall of said products because they contain E. coli 0103. This includes 5 different products distributed to Whole Foods and other popular midwest chains like Coosemans Chicago Inc., Battaglia Distributing, and Living Water…

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A brand of pre-cooked shrimp has been recalled due to a possible bacterial contamination

AFC Distribution Corp. and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration announced a recall of AFC’s Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp (Sushi Ebi). The shrimp may be contaminated with a bacteria known as Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Vibrio parahaemolyticus has been known to cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and chills. Fortunately, as of…

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Possible Norovirus contamination leads to frozen berry recall

The possible presence of a highly contagious virus, no not that one, has resulted in a recall of 3 varieties of frozen berries. Winco, the manufacturer, was alerted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after a sample tested positive for Norovirus. 

Recalled Products:

WINCO FOODS FROZEN BLACKBERRIES, 16 OZ.…

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Teriyaki bowls recalled due to inclusion of undisclosed peanuts

Annie Chun’s Japanese-Style Teriyaki Noodle Bowls have been recalled due to peanuts being included, but not disclosed on the packaging. This isn’t your temporary recall, and the inclusion of peanuts isn’t normally cause for alarm, but peanut allergies can be deadly for those with severe allergies. The noodle bowls were…

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Type 1 Diabetes insulin pump recalled, responsible for 2,000 injuries and 1 death

Today’s recall alert isn’t toxin or chemical related, but it is health related, and therefore important. A Class I recall, the most serious of all U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalls, has been issued for Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps. These pumps are used by those with Type 1…

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Diabetes drug Metformin tests negative for NDMA, will not be recalled by FDA

With all of the medication recalls lately, it would have been wise for diabetic patients to wonder if their prescribed drug was next. Well the U.S. Food and Drug Administration actually released some good news this week, there are currently “no plans to recall any Metformin products.”

The testing follows…

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Nopalina Flax Seed Powder and Capsules recalled over salmonella concerns

If you’re a user of Nopalina Flax Seed Powder or Nopalina Flax Seed Capsules, the latest U.S. Food and Drug Administration recall is of special importance. The FDA and Nopalina have recalled both of these products, covering nearly a dozen different lots, over salmonella concerns.

Salud Natural Entrepreneur, Inc. has…

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Heartburn medication recalls continue, generic versions of Zantac included

Just when you think it’s safe to resume using your favorite name brand or generic heartburn medication, the U. S. Food and Drug Administration announces a new round of recalls. Once again, generic versions of Zantac are being recalled due to the presence of a “probable human carcinogen”. You shouldn’t…

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Recalled and expired infant ibuprofen should be discarded

Today’s recall news is actually related to a recall issued almost one year ago. Back in January of 2019, Tris Pharma issued a voluntary recall of their liquid Ibuprofen Oral Suspension Drops. The drops, distributed to both CVS and Walmart stores nationwide, were found to have “higher levels of ibuprofen…

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