Dole blueberries recalled over possible cyclospora contamination
The possible presence of Cyclospora has led to the recall of what’s being called “a limited number” of Dole Fresh Blueberries. The recalled blueberries were sold in 4 different sized clamshell packages (6 oz., 18 oz., 24 oz., pint) with nearly 2…
Troubling PFAS study leads to introduction of new legislation
A recent study, published in the Environmental Science & Technology Letters journal, found that more than 50 percent of 231 American and Canadian cosmetics tested contained toxic PFAS substances. The release of this alarming study quickly led to the introduction of the…
Toxins are still being found in products sold at the Dollar Store and Dollar Tree
A new study released by the Campaign for Healthier Solutions found that more than half of the products sold at Dollar Store and Dollar Tree contain toxic chemicals. The tests conducted studied the levels of toxins in toys, jewelry, school supplies, and…
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…
Beech-Nut Rice Cereal recalled over inorganic arsenic concerns
A lone lot of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal has been recalled by Beech-Nut Nutrition because according to the FDA, “it tested above the guidance level for naturally occurring inorganic arsenic set by the FDA…” These guidelines were put into…
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).