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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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Basil imported from Mexico sickens more than 200 people

If you've purchased imported basil from Siga Logistics de RL de CV in Mexico, you’re going to want to discard it. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this basil has been linked to an outbreak of Cyclospora.

Cyclospora is a parasite. The parasite most often enters our system…

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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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Migraine medicine RELPAX recalled over potential microbiological contamination concerns

Pfizer Inc. has issued a recall of 40 mg tablets of RELPAX (eletriptan hydrobromide). RELPAX is us used to treat migraines with or without auras in adults. The lots recalled are AR5407 and CD4565. Pfizer conducts their own in-house testing for the “potential presence of Genus Pseudomonas and Burkholderia” and…

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Salmonella concerns lead to Dole baby spinach recall

Before you begin to make your favorite summer salad for company this weekend, ensure you’re not going to be using Dole baby spinach. Dole and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have issued a “10-state recall” due to salmonella concerns.

A random test by the Department of Agriculture in Michigan…

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