Almost DAILY I check them... the warnings to the public.
For most, unless it is on the news, they go unaware of the possible risks lurking in the food they eat.
Health officials in Illinois and Iowa are investigating a link between McDonald’s salads and a rash of illnesses caused by a parasite.
About one quarter of 90 people sickened since mid-May in Illinois reported eating a McDonald’s salad in the days before falling ill, while an additional 15 cases were reported in Iowa.
The Iowa Department of Public Health said the affected residents who were later confirmed to be suffering from cyclospora infections ate McDonald’s salads in late June or early July. Officials in both states said that McDonald’s is cooperating with their investigators as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg’s cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people in 33 states.
The CDC announced Thursday that customers should avoid Honey Smacks, tweeting, “Do not eat this cereal.” The agency says it found salmonella in samples of Honey Smacks, which has been subject to a voluntary recall by Kellogg since mid-June.
Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash (found in Wee and Well Gentle Baby Care Kit)700561 (USA/Int’l)1.7 fl. oz.814020All expiry dates
The product is distributed in the United States through Saje retail locations in California, New Jersey, and New York. The product is also distributed through online sales across the United States and internationally.
Based on routine sample testing, one lot (814020) of Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash 8.5 fl. oz. was found to contain the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
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Some recent DRUG recalls:
Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc. dba Solco Healthcare LLC Valsartan Tablets, 40 mg, 80mg, 160mg, and 320mg; and Valsartan-Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, 80mg/12.5mg, 160mg/12.5mg, 160mg/25mg, 320mg/12.5mg, and 320mg/25mg Detection of a Trace Amount of Unexpected Impurity, N- nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA)Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc. dba Solco Healthcare LLC
Kratom Powder Capsule Kratom Powder Capsule Potential Salmonella ContaminationBlissful Remedies
Fagron Sterile Services Neostigmine Methylsulfate 5 mL Syringes MislabelingFagron Sterile Services
Daptomycin for Injection 500 mg, Lyophilized Powder For Solution, Single Dose Vial Causes Infusion ReactionsHospira Inc.
Gaia Ethnobotanical Kratom Products Potential Salmonella contaminationGaia Ethnobotanical, LLC
Hospira Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection, USP, 0.4 mg/mL, 1 mL in 2.5 mL in the Carpuject™ Single-use cartridge Syringe System Potential Presence of Particulate MatterHospira Inc.
Apotex Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray Potential for small glass particlesApotex Corp.
Taytulla Birth control capsules Out of order packagingAllergan
X-Jow, Acne Shave Pain Gel, Moisturizer, Shave Cream Products may be contaminated with bacteriaShadow Holdings
MBI Distributing, Inc. Various Homeopathic Products Lack of adequate manufacturing controlsMBI Distributing, Inc.
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