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Fresh Express recall expanded again, now includes Walmart and ShopRite stores

We’ve written twice in the last 2 weeks about the Fresh Express salad recall. What began on June 18th as a recall due to undeclared ingredients that posed an allergen risk, was expanded earlier this week over concerns that the salads were… Continue Reading

Fresh Express expands their salad recall

We wrote last Friday, June 19th of a recall by Fresh Express of their Southwest Chopped Salad Kits due to undeclared ingredients. The ingredients included wheat, soy, cashews, and coconut. Fresh Express is now expanding their salad recall out of fears they’re… Continue Reading

Two huge beef recalls announced by FDA within days of each other

Next weekend is the 4th of July. If there is one day during the calendar year when more Americans will be cooking and eating beef, we’d like to hear it. That’s what makes today’s news so concerning. More than 120,000 pounds of… Continue Reading

FDA releases list of nearly a dozen hand sanitizers with a potentially fatal ingredient

COVID-19 has turned 2020 into the year of face masks and hand sanitizer. There’s been such increased demand for both that local governments have had to step in to protect Americans from price gouging. Now the federal government, specifically the U.S. Food… Continue Reading

Potential milk allergen leads to recall of 4 varieties of juices

If you’re allergic to milk, juice might be an easy beverage to turn to. Well if you’re a fan of H-E-B’s Hill County Fare Pink Lemonade, Citrus Punch, Fruit Drink, or Grape Drink juices you’re going to want to avoid those sold… Continue Reading

Fresh Express Southwest Chopped Kit recalled due to undeclared ingredients

On Thursday, June 18th, Fresh Express voluntarily recalled a “limited quantity” of their 11.5 ounce Southwest Chopped Kits due to undeclared ingredients. The undeclared ingredients were: wheat, soy, cashews, and coconut. The consumption of undeclared ingredients is especially concerning for those that… Continue Reading

Multiple varieties of Children’s Robitussin recalled due to “missing graduation marks”

We typically write here about recalls and issues concerning toxins, and while today’s post doesn’t have anything to do with toxins, we feel that it’s important information nonetheless. GSK Consumer Healthcare is recalling 3 lots of their products, Children’s Robitussin Honey Cough,… Continue Reading

Five types of extended release metformin recalled over NDMA concerns

Metformin is an oral diabetes medication taken to control the blood sugar levels of the patient. ER Metformin stands for “extended release” metformin. Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that 5 companies have voluntarily recalled their ER Metformin over NDMA… Continue Reading