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Fresh Express announces fresh new recall of products over listeria concerns

Fresh Express is back in the news, closing out the year with another recall of some of their salads of listeria monocytogenes concerns. The recalled salads were delivered to retailers in nearly 2 dozen states as well as Canadian provinces. Listeria monocytogenes as we know by now are harmful organisms…

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Aerosol product recall expanded over benzene concerns

Procter & Gamble has extended their recall of aerosol products due to the presence of the human carcinogen benzene. Last month, P&G issued a recall of 8 varieties of aerosol deodorants. Now they’ve expanded that recall to include more product types and brands.

Aerosol dry conditioners and shampoos have been…

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Tips for a toxin free Christmas tree

If you’ve waited this long (one week) to put up your Christmas tree, you can take a few extra minutes to read through some tips provided by WebMd about reducing toxins and allergies this holiday season.

Real Christmas tree varieties such as fir, hemlock, pine and spruce can in rare…

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Disposable plastic face masks could harm the earth for 450 years

450 years. No that’s not how long we’ve been living with this pandemic, though it is starting to feel that way. 450 is the number of years it takes for “single-use” daily plastic face masks (DPFs) to degrade. These are masks that researchers at Swansea University have found to contain…

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Odor-Eaters sprays recalled due to benzene contamination

Nearly 50 Odor-Eaters sprays have been recalled by parent company Bliztex Inc., due to a benzene contamination. Odor-Eaters Spray Powder and Odor-Eaters Stink Stoppers were both recalled. All told, 41 lots were recalled after tests revealed “low levels of benzene contamination”.

Sold as antifungals and odor-reducers, the sprays came packaged…

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Clam chowder sold in Costco stores recalled over foreign object concerns

Nearly 15,000 sleeves of Kettle Classic Clam Chowder with Uncured Bacon have been recalled by parent company Ivar’s Soup and Sauce Company. The recalled soup was sold in Costco stores in 13 midwest and northern states.

 

Recalled Products:

Kettle Classic Clam Chowder with Uncured Bacon

Costco Item #1270666

2-24…

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Another blood pressure medicine recalled, this time it’s from Lupin Pharmaceuticals

Lupin Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall of Irbesartan Tablets, as well as Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets due to increased levels of N-nitrosoirbesartan. N-nitrosoirbesartan is a known as a possible human carcinogen.

More than 75 lots of Lupin Pharmaceuticals tablets have been recalled. There are simply too many lots to…

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ArtNaturals hand sanitizer alert issued by FDA due to presence of benzene

If you’re keeping score at home, it’s time to add ArtNaturals hand sanitizer to the growing list of hand sanitizers to avoid. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an alert due to “unacceptable levels” of benzene and at least 1 more cancer causing chemical.

The alert was issued…

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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 led them to believe there’s the potential for…

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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 young, elderly or pregnant. At this time, it’s…

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