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Salmonella concerns lead to Avanti frozen shrimp recall

Avanti Frozen Foods Pvt. Ltd, has issued a voluntary recall of 9 varieties of frozen shrimp over salmonella concerns after half a dozen customers were sickened by consuming the recalled product. The recalled shrimp was sold across the United States between December… Continue Reading

Public Health Alert issued for various Lil Hatch products

A public health alert has been issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Interstate Food Products, LLC for 5 different Lil Hatch foods in 7 states. The alert was issued after the FDA found Listeria monocytogenes in retail samples of… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading