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Best alternatives to recalled heartburn medication Zantac

Earlier this month we wrote about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s official recall of ranitidine, the medication known as Zantac. The product was recalled after it was determined to contain NDMA, a probable human carcinogen. If you’re someone that regularly takes… Continue Reading

3 Benefiber supplements recalled due to possible plastic contamination

If you’re like many Americans that are using this time at home during the pandemic to adopt healthier eating habits, one of those healthier habits might involve adding a fiber supplement to your food or drink. If Benefiber is your go-to supplement,… Continue Reading

Ulcer and heartburn medication recalled over NDMA concerns

Amneal Pharmaceuticals, LLC has issued a recall of 3 lots of their Nizatidine Oral Solution due to “potential N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) amounts exceeding the levels established by the FDA.” NDMA, as we’ve written about on this website than more we’d like to, is… Continue Reading

Months after FDA warning, cough syrup finally recalled

In October of 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended that parent company Efficient Laboratories recall Rompe Pecho EX and Rompe Pecho CF cough syrups due to possible microbial contamination. It took more than a few months, but Efficient Laboratories finally… Continue Reading

Imported Enoki mushrooms recalled over listeria concerns

Mushrooms imported from Korea and distributed throughout New York, Maryland, and Virginia have been recalled due to a listeria monocytogene contamination. Sold by H&C Food Inc. of Brooklyn, NY, the mushrooms were manufactured by Green Co. (located in Korea) and sold in… Continue Reading

Unwelcome ingredient, rocks, leads to recall of frozen meals

It seems as though they’re putting anything and everything in frozen power bowls these days. Unfortunately, an unwelcome ingredient, rocks, has led to a USDA recall. Frozen meals produced and sold by Conagra Brands, Inc. on January 23, 2020 are being recalled… Continue Reading

How to properly wear the N95 mask

If you’re one of the few Americans that’s been able to get your hands on an N95 mask, it’s important that you not only use it, but know how to use it properly. The State of New York has updated their government… Continue Reading

The FDA has officially recalled Zantac as well as other ranitidine drugs

We’ve posted more than a handful of stories over the last year or so about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s concerns over the use of ranitidine drugs, but this one is different. After numerous close calls, the FDA has finally recalled… Continue Reading