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Another blood pressure medicine recalled, this time it’s from Lupin Pharmaceuticals

Lupin Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall of Irbesartan Tablets, as well as Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets due to increased levels of N-nitrosoirbesartan. N-nitrosoirbesartan is a known as a possible human carcinogen.

More than 75 lots of Lupin Pharmaceuticals tablets have been… Continue Reading

Almost 15,000 pounds of Butterball turkey recalled due to presence of plastics

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a press release regarding a recall of nearly 15,000 pounds of ground Butterball turkey. According to reports, the recall was initiated by Butterball after consumers complained of “blue plastics”… Continue Reading

ArtNaturals hand sanitizer alert issued by FDA due to presence of benzene

If you’re keeping score at home, it’s time to add ArtNaturals hand sanitizer to the growing list of hand sanitizers to avoid. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an alert due to “unacceptable levels” of benzene and at least 1… Continue Reading

Greenhead frozen cooked lobster recalled over listeria concerns

Nearly 6,000 pounds of lobster have been recalled. Greenhead Lobster Products of Bucksport, Maine recently notified the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of the recall. The reason for the recall? According to Greenhead and the FDA, the 5,749 lbs. of frozen cooked… Continue Reading

Elevated levels of Vitamin D lead to canned dog food recall

More than 5,000 cans of Fromm Family Foods Four-Star canned dog foods have been recalled due to “potentially elevated levels of Vitamin D”. These dog foods came in the beef, chicken, pork, and turkey variety. Dog food with elevated Vitamin D levels… Continue Reading

Multiple varieties of Coppertone sunscreen recalled due to the presence of benzene

A dozen lots of Coppertone aerosol sunscreens are being recalled by parent company Beiersdorf due to the presence of benzene. Classified as a human carcinogen, excessive and prolonged benzene exposure has been linked to an increased cancer risk. There are too many… Continue Reading

Salmonella outbreak doubles while CDC closes in on the source

Earlier this month, on Thursday, September 2nd, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was made aware of 20 people sickened by a strain of Salmonella Oranienburg. Now more than 3 weeks later, there’s still no clear food source connected to the… Continue Reading

More than a handful of nuts snacks have been recalled due to the potential presence of glass

Nearly a dozen varieties of packaged nuts have been recalled due to the possible presence of glass shards. SunTree Snack Foods LLC, issued the recall after a customer alerted them to the presence of glass in one of their recent purchases.

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Aldi salad dressing recalled due to potential microbial growth issue

Drew’s Organics has issued a recall for their store branded Aldi Simply Nature Organic Poppy Seed Dressing. The recall was issued according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after it was discovered a “color difference” in the dressing bottles. An investigation… Continue Reading

Bagged Kroger kale recalled due to listeria concerns

Kroger is recalling some lots of its in-house branded bagged kale due to listeria monocytogenes concerns. The kale is produced and sold by Baker Farms. Listeria isn’t often much of a concern for healthy adults, but that can’t be said for the… Continue Reading

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