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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.

Everything from…

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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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FDA issues recall of Duncan Hines cake mix over salmonella concerns

If you plan on baking some holiday treats for your friends, family, or coworkers, you’re going to want to avoid doing so using Duncan Hines cake mixes.

At the urging of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Duncan Hines has recalled more than 2 million boxes of its cake mix…

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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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