Wood ear mushrooms recalled over salmonella concerns
Wood ear mushrooms that were imported from Santa Fe Springs, California are believed to be linked to a salmonella outbreak. The mushrooms were imported by Wismettac Asian Foods, and distributed to restaurants in 31 states and Washington D.C.
“Sub potent” thyroid medication recalled by Acella Pharmaceuticals
Acella Pharmaceuticals has voluntarily recalled 2 (two) lots of their thyroid medication because it was found to be “sub potent”, or not strong enough. The drug is prescribed to those with hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid). The recalled prescription was distributed nationwide, and…
New fire engine tech could help keep our firefighters safe from harmful toxins
The death of a longtime Sacramento, California firefighter from cancer has led to the Sacramento Fire Department introducing 2 new fire engines that hope to ensure no firefighter ever suffers the same fate again on their watch.
Investigation finds numerous bottled and carbonated waters contain forever chemicals
Carbonated waters have been all the rage the last few years. Some becoming so popular, such as La Croix & Bubly, that certain flavors have even been difficult to locate in stores. If you attended a (socially distanced) bbq or party this…
RIOMET ER joins list of recalled metformin drugs due to NDMA
It’s September 23, 2020 and another metformin drug has been recalled due to unsafe levels of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of their RIOMET ER 500 mg per 5 mL metformin. So far, no illnesses have…
Billy + Margot dog food recalled due to salmonella concerns
Billy + Margot Wild Kangaroo + Superfoods Recipe dog food in the 4 lb bag variety has been recalled due to salmonella concerns. The announcement came from parent company Real Pet Food Company, and is considered a voluntary recall. Exposure to salmonella…
Presence of undeclared milk and eggs leads to Trader Joe’s recall
More than 1,500 units of Trader Joe’s Southwest Style Sweet Potato Saute Bowls have been voluntarily recalled. The recall is due to the dressing included with the bowls containing milk and eggs, and they were not declared on the packaging. This can…
Wisconsin cooked sausage recalled due to undeclared allergen
Cher-Make Sausage Co., of Manitowoc, Wisconsin has recalled nearly 450 pounds of their Old Fashioned Weiners. The recalled wieners, produced July 23rd, were distributed across Wisconsin as well as a few other states. They were sold “intact or individually on a meat…
Pretty Thai Sweet Chili Sauce recalled over undeclared peanuts
Pretty Thai Sweet Peanut Sauce may have been accidentally labeled as Pretty Thai Sweet Chili Sauce. The incorrect labeling could lead to the accidental consumption of peanut or peanut sauce by consumers.
Sunshine Mills, in conjunction with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has voluntarily recalled 3 varieties of their dog foods due to as Fox News explains, “mold byproduct that is potentially above acceptable levels.”