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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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Cheeses sold in Whole Foods Markets recalled due to possible listeria contamination

Whole Foods stores in the Northeast and North Atlantic have recalled Dorset cheese due to concerns of listeria contamination. As of the time this story was posted, no illnesses have been reported.

Listeria monocytogenesis isn’t necessarily of grave concerns for healthy adults, but it can be a cause for alarm…

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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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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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Gold Medal flour recalled over E. coli concerns

General Mills has recalled 5lb bags of their Gold Medal All Purpose Flour due to a possible E. coli O26 contamination. The Better if Used by Date for the flour recalled is September 6, 2020, and right now this is the only flour product being recalled by General Mills.

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Zantac and its generic versions contain carcinogen NDMA

While they have not been recalled, “possible carcinogens” have been detected in the heartburn drug Zantac, and its generic forms. Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) is the carcinogen detected by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and European drug regulators.

An independent company named Valisure tested the drugs, and turned their findings over…

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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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