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FDA seeks to aid consumers by providing names of retailers during recalls

When there’s a chance a food or drug could result in “serious adverse health consequences or death to humans or animals", as well as when the product packaging may make it difficult to determine if it’s part of the recall; the Food and Drug Administration would like to include the…

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Non-Opioid alternative Limbrel recalled, patients and doctors confounded

It’s rare that a miracle drug lives up to the name, but for many patients non-opioid alternative Limbrel does. Colonel Hall spent nearly 30 years in the Marines. Up until just a few years ago, he suffered from arthritis, had two knee surgeries, and had been left with “debilitating knee,…

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Hypothyroid Medication Recall Issued

A recall has been issued for nearly 40 types of thyroid medication. The medications recalled are levothyroxine (LT4) and liothyronine (LT3) in the 15, 30, 60, 90, and 120 milligrams dosages. The medications would have been sold in 100-count bottles.

According to CNN, the recall was voluntarily issued by the…

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FDA issues recall of mislabeled blood pressure medication

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recalled a popular blood pressure medication after it was found the drug was mislabeled, and actually contained another type of diuretic. Spironolactone, a medication used to treat congestive heart failure, was mistakenly labeled as blood pressure drug HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE. The good news is that…

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USDA issues alert about salads, wraps due to parasite worry

If you recently purchased any beef, pork, or poultry salads and/or wraps from stores such as Trader Joe’s, Walgreens, or Kroger you’re going to want to check a newly released recall list. According to the Agriculture Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, those products produced by Fresh Express, and distributed…

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Ritz Crackers, Ritz Bitz recalled over salmonella concerns

We can now add the Ritz cracker brand to the growing number of companies that have had to issue food recalls this year due to salmonella contamination. Today, Mondelez Global LLC announced that “more than a dozen” Ritz brands of crackers have been recalled.

Sixteen Ritz brand crackers in total…

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Salmonella Infections Linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal

As parents we have enough to worry about when it comes to ensuring our children eat the healthiest foods, and breakfast cereal can prove especially difficult. Kids’ breakfast cereal is delicious, brilliantly marketed, and full of sugar. And now comes news that for one of the most popular breakfast cereals,…

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Burger with a Side of Plastic: More than 35,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled Due to Contamination

If you’re a Kroger shopper and meat eater residing in Virginia and Indiana, you’re going to want to read this. A recent Kroger shopper got a little more than they bargained for when purchasing their USDA certified beef…pieces of hard, blue plastic.

After the discovery, the U.S. Department of Agriculture…

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Over 200 Million Eggs Recalled as 22 People Are Sickened by Salmonella

If you recently consumed eggs purchased from any of the following states: Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, or West Virginia; there’s a chance you’re going to want to throw them away. And if anyone in your family has suffered from diarrhea, fever, and/or…

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King Arthur recalls organic flour after test shows Salmonella

If your family uses King Arthur flour for your baking needs, you’re going to want to read this. King Arthur Flour Co. has issued a recall for 6,300 cases of Organic Coconut Flour (16 ounces) after detecting Salmonella in a battery of tests. Unfortunately, the recall was only issued after…

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