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All purpose flour sold in ALDI stores recalled for E.coli

If you’re an ALDI shopper, you’re going to want to check any flour you may have purchased recently. 5 pound bags of Baker’s Corner All Purpose Flour, sold in Aldi stores in select states, have been recalled by the U.S. food and Drug administration after an E.coli outbreak.

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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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Tris Pharma doubles down on their infant ibuprofen recall

A recall of infant ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS, and Family Dollar stores nationwide has now increased two-fold. According to CBS News, the Tris Pharma medications “may contain overly high concentrations of the drug”.

The medications were supposed to contain 50 mg of ibuprofen per 1.25 ml, but some were…

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And the chicken recalls just keep on coming

While some companies are adding to their chicken recall, two more have joined the fray. Over the last couple weeks, Perdue foods has issued multiple chicken nugget recalls due to an undeclared allergen, an incorrect UPC code, and some nuggets that contained actual wood in them. And Tyson foods issued…

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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.

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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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Exact source of romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak still unknown

It’s 2019, and some romaine lettuce is still unsafe to eat. When the Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration issued their warning about romaine lettuce back in November of 2018, they did so knowing they weren’t sure of the origin of the E. coli outbreak. Fast forward…

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E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

An E. coli outbreak days before Thanksgiving has everyone concerned. The Centers for Disease Control has linked a recent E. coli outbreak that’s sickened more than 30 people, across nearly a dozen states, to romaine lettuce.

What may be most concerning about this most recent E. coli outbreak is that…

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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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