Carcinogen benzene found in nearly 80 lots of sun care products
In late May, independent pharmaceutical watchdog Valisure petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to recall sun care products they say contain unhealthy levels of the carcinogen known as benzene. According to Valisure’s findings, 78 batches of products had “detectable levels” of benzene, and 40 of those resulted in “significantly…
FDA issues recall for 2 types of coriander due to salmonella
Nearly 800 bottles of Olde Thompson (626 bottles) and Sun Harvest (150 bottles) ground coriander have been recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration due to salmonella concerns. It’s being reported that a “routine sampling of raw materials” is what led…
Organic Enoki mushrooms recalls due to possible listeria contamination
This post is short, but nonetheless important. Conah Organic Enoki Mushroom, 200g bags originating from Industry, California have been recalled because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes can of course lead to listeriosis, a potentially life threatening illness.
Tiger Nuts Flour recalled over salmonella concerns
Nearly 500 pounds of Tiger Nuts flour is being recalled due to salmonella contamination concerns. The flour is manufactured in New York, but was distributed in Oregon, Missouri, and online. The recalled flour was sold in 2.2 lbs Kilo Boxes.
Undeclared methanol leads to recall of “medically Minded” hand sanitizer
Another month has come, and with it another hand sanitizer recall due to methanol. This time it’s 50 thousand bottles of “Medically Minded” hand sanitizer, sold by Global Sanitizers out of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Researchers from Toxic-Free Future, Indiana University, the University of Washington, and the Seattle Children’s Research Institute recently published their findings on a study that found 100% of breast milk samples tested contained forever toxins PFAS (per- and polyfluorinated substances).
Could fun colored foods be contributing to IBD symptoms?
A new study by researchers has shown that yellow and red food dye could bring about symptoms for those living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). IBD is a chronic inflammation of the gut. And symptoms often include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas,…
Hershey temporarily shelves chocolate shell topping due to undeclared almonds
If you purchased any of Hershey’s tasty chocolate shell topping in the last month or so, you might be in for a different sounding crunch than you’re used to. That’s because Hershey accidentally filled almost 2,000 bottles of Hershey Shell Topping with…
Hand sanitizers sold at Ulta and other stores recalled due to presence of Methanol, Benzene and Acet
Nearly a dozen varieties of hand sanitizers sold at Ulta, Marshalls, and TJ Maxx stores by Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc have been recalled due to the presence of methanol (wood alcohol), benzene, and acetaldehyde. In all, 8 total lots of hand…
Botulism leads to recall of organic black beans sold at Costco and other retailers
A handful of varieties of organic black beans sold at Costco and a few other retailers have been recalled over concerns of the presence of Clostridium botulinum by parent company Faribault Foods, Inc. Consumption of foods contaminated by Clostridium botulinum can lead…
Nearly 100 varieties of Velvet ice cream and Sherbet recalled over listeria concerns
Every single Velvet Ice Cream lot of sherbet and ice cream created on or after March 24, 2021 has been recalled due to a Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled ice cream and sherbet was distributed to retailers in Kentucky, Ohio, and West…