Articles published August 2021

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“Forever Chemicals” seem to be everywhere…forever

A study published this week in the journal of Environmental Science & Technology Letters shows us that the term “Forever Chemicals” for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is pretty accurate. Though “Forever and Everywhere Chemicals” might be even closer to reality. The… Continue Reading

Cherry Butter alert issued due to undeclared milk

A fruit butter known as “Cherry Butter” has been recalled by the manufacturer Rocky Top Farms. These 10 oz. jars of fruit butter were recalled due to the presence of undeclared milk. According to Rocky Top Farms and the U.S. Food and… Continue Reading

Despite FDA’s listeria concerns, company refuses to recall fish products

Sometimes companies decide they want to do their own thing, in spite of the fact that they might be putting the health of their customers and employees at risk. That’s exactly what Felix Custom Smoking has done. The U.S. Food and Drug… Continue Reading

Elevated Aflatoxin levels in dog food leads to hundreds of sickened dogs, recall initiated

Indiana based, Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc., and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have issued a recall of their Sportmix dry dog food due to elevated aflatoxin levels. The recall was initiated after 130 dog deaths and 220 illnesses were linked to… Continue Reading

Hand sanitizer recall expanded, again, now at more than 250 varieties

What began in June of 2020 as a recall of 9 hand sanitizers, has been expanded once again by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The number of hand sanitizer varieties recalled now totals 255. The recall is related to high levels… Continue Reading

Hostess recalls hamburger and hotdog buns over salmonella and listeria concerns

Hostess Soft White Hamburger and Hot Dog Buns have been recalled by the manufacturer and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration due to salmonella and listeria concerns. All told, nearly 50 varieties are being recalled.

Hostess was alerted to the issue after… Continue Reading

Frozen shrimp sold at major retailers recalled due to salmonella concerns

A June 2021 recall of Avanti frozen shrimp over salmonella concerns has been widened. The recalled products were sold across the United States in major retailers such as: Food Lion, Meijer, Target, Whole Foods, and others.

When the initial recall was issued,… Continue Reading

More than a dozen sickened with E. coli after consuming raw cake batter

Experts have warned for years that we shouldn’t eat raw cake batter or cookie dough. Now though, we’ve been given another reason. This one might actually get your attention. There’s an E. coli outbreak across a dozen states linked to most children’s… Continue Reading