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2 lots of Meow Mix recalled over salmonella concerns

A limited number of 30 lbs bags of Meow Mix Original Choice Dry Cat Food have been voluntarily recalled by parent company J.M. Smucker Co. due to salmonella concerns. The 2 recalled lots were shipped to select Walmart stores in IL, MO, NE, NM, OK, UT, WI and WY. The…

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Many masks worn to protect against Covid-19 contain harmful toxins

Carcinogens, allergens, and synthetic microfibers. According to scientists in Germany, that’s what we’re exposing our bodies to when we wear nonwoven surgical masks for an extended period of time.

Curious scientists at the Hamburg Environmental Institute in Germany conducted tests on masks that were causing issues for those wearing them.…

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Real Water, Inc. recalls water distributed nationwide due to possible link to non-viral hepatitis

A voluntary recall has been issued for Real Water sold nationwide by Real Water, Inc. The recall stems from a possible link to a handful of non-viral hepatitis cases reported in the Las Vegas, Nevada area around November of 2020.


 

Recalled Products:

Real Alkalized Water

1.5 liters,…

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FDA getting pressure from Democrats to regulate toxic metals in baby food after release of new study

Last month, a subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform completed a 15 month long investigation into the prevalence of toxic metals in baby food. Beech-Nut Nutrition, Hain Celestial Group, Gerber, and Nurture participated in the study, agreeing to provide information about “testing policies and test results regarding…

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Raw and frozen dog foods recalled over salmonella and listeria

Two raw but frozen pet foods are being recalled because they may contain salmonella and listeria monocytogenes. Bravo Packing, Inc. and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of all Ground Beef and Performance Dog foods. The recalled products were sold in 2 pound and 5 pound packages.

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McDonald’s to ban use of PFAS in restaurants worldwide by 2025

McDonald’s plans to ban the use of per - and polyfluoroalkyl substances aka PFAS in their more than 38,000 restaurants across the globe by the year 2025. While the move is being applauded by public health advocates, they’re hoping for a more ambitious timeline of a total ban by 2022.…

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Rubbing alcohol recalled due to methanol contamination

Soho Fresh 70% Rubbing Alcohol, manufactured by Essaar Inc., has been recalled by Essaar and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration due to methanol contamination. The recalled alcohol was sold in 33.81 oz. clear plastic bottles, with a lot number of 200528303.

 

Recalled Products:

Soho Fresh 70% Rubbing Alcohol

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Sportmix pet food recalled after nearly 30 dogs die

Half a dozen varieties of Sportmix pet food have been recalled by the manufacturer and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after 28 dogs died and another 8 were sickened. The cause of death and illnesses has been linked to “toxic levels of aflatoxin”, a toxic mold. The dangerous levels…

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New York state bans PFAS chemicals in food packaging

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a ban on the forever chemicals polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The ban goes into effect in the year 2023. New York becomes the 3rd state to ban PFAS, joining Washington state and Maine.

In use since the 1950s, studies have detected Polyfluoroalkyl…

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Country Fresh watermelon recall expanded to include additional fruits

Yesterday we wrote about Country Fresh and their recall of more than a dozen varieties of fresh watermelon chunks over listeria concerns. Well, just one day later that recall has been expanded to include “cut and/or sliced apples, grapes, mangos, pineapples, and cantaloupe distributed by Walmart.” The recall is again…

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