Articles published September 2021

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Multiple varieties of Coppertone sunscreen recalled due to the presence of benzene

A dozen lots of Coppertone aerosol sunscreens are being recalled by parent company Beiersdorf due to the presence of benzene. Classified as a human carcinogen, excessive and prolonged benzene exposure has been linked to an increased cancer risk. There are too many… Continue Reading

Salmonella outbreak doubles while CDC closes in on the source

Earlier this month, on Thursday, September 2nd, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was made aware of 20 people sickened by a strain of Salmonella Oranienburg. Now more than 3 weeks later, there’s still no clear food source connected to the… Continue Reading

More than a handful of nuts snacks have been recalled due to the potential presence of glass

Nearly a dozen varieties of packaged nuts have been recalled due to the possible presence of glass shards. SunTree Snack Foods LLC, issued the recall after a customer alerted them to the presence of glass in one of their recent purchases.

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Aldi salad dressing recalled due to potential microbial growth issue

Drew’s Organics has issued a recall for their store branded Aldi Simply Nature Organic Poppy Seed Dressing. The recall was issued according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after it was discovered a “color difference” in the dressing bottles. An investigation… Continue Reading

Bagged Kroger kale recalled due to listeria concerns

Kroger is recalling some lots of its in-house branded bagged kale due to listeria monocytogenes concerns. The kale is produced and sold by Baker Farms. Listeria isn’t often much of a concern for healthy adults, but that can’t be said for the… Continue Reading

CHANTIX recalled by Pfizer due to increased levels of a nitrosamine

You choose to stop smoking for your health and well being. You don’t want to develop cancer. So you take CHANTIX or another type of pill that’s supposed to help you quit. What you’re not counting on though is the tool that’s… Continue Reading

Little Debbie cookies recalled due to undeclared pecans

25 cases of Little Debbie Mini Nutty Buddy Cookie Bits have been recalled due to undeclared pecans. While getting a Little Debbie cookie with some pecans in it unbeknownst to you doesn’t sound like too bad of a deal, undeclared pecans can… Continue Reading

Dole Curly Leaf Parsley recalled due to possible presence of E. coli causing toxin

A routine and regulatory inspection of Dole Curly Leaf Parsley in the state of Michigan has led to a precautionary recall. O157 STEC (Shigatoxin-producing E. coli) is a toxin known to produce the foodborne illness E. coli, and Michigan Department of Agriculture… Continue Reading