Category: Health News

Giant, Stop & Shop Recall Frozen Corn for Listeria Risk

Giant, Stop & Shop Recall Frozen Corn for Listeria Risk

Stop & Shop, Giant Food Stores, and Martin's Food Markets have announced a recall for store-brand frozen corn due to a potential risk of food poisoning with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes.

/ November 17, 2017

Growing Concern About Teens ‘Juuling’ in Schools

There's growing concern about a dangerous new trend among teens that most parents have never heard about. It's called "juuling," and students are smoking them in classrooms, at parties, and at home.

/ November 16, 2017
Trader Joe's Tahini and Greek Foods Recalled for Listeria

Trader Joe’s Tahini and Greek Foods Recalled for Listeria

A recall has been issued for Trader Joe's Tahini Sauce, Cilantro & Chive Yogurt Dip, and all Greek-style foods made by Yorgo's Foods due to a risk of food poisoning with Listeria bacteria.

/ November 16, 2017
Kratom Pills

FDA Warning on Deadly Risks of Kratom

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a public health advisory concerning the potential health risks of kratom, an herbal supplement the DEA is calling an “imminent hazard to public safety” since being linked to dozens of deaths.

/ November 16, 2017
iRover has issued a recall for 2,800 self-balancing hoverboards because the battery can overheat and catch on fire or explode.

CPSC Recalls 7 Brands of Hoverboards Over Fire Risk

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is recalling at least 7 new brands of self-balancing scooters or “hoverboards” -- which do not actually hover, much to the disappointment of children everywhere -- due to a risk of fire and/or...

/ November 15, 2017
Diabetes and the Flu

The Flu and Diabetes: A Dangerous Combination

Flu season is here in the United States, and over 30 million Americans with type-1 or type-2 diabetes are at an increased risk of complications.

/ November 15, 2017
Sukhi's Chicken Tikka Masala Recalled for Listeria Risk

Sukhi’s Chicken Tikka Masala Recalled for Listeria Risk

Sukhi’s Gourmet Indian Foods, of Hayward, California, recalled approximately 264 pounds of cooked ready-to-eat chicken tikka masala due to a risk of food poisoning with Listeria.

/ November 15, 2017
Chicken Breast

Empire Kosher Poultry Recalls 11,000 Pounds of Chicken for Metal Contamination

A Pennsylvania company is recalling nearly 11,000 pounds of raw chicken products after a routine inspection found sharp metal fragments in the meat, which could cause serious injury or even death if swallowed.

/ November 14, 2017
Virgin and American Airlines Stop LAX Food Service Due to Listeria

Virgin and American Airlines Stop LAX Food Service Due to Listeria

American Airlines and Virgin Australia suspended food service on flights out of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) after Listeria bacteria was found in a kitchen operated by Gate Gourmet.

/ November 13, 2017
Disneyland

Disneyland Shuts Down Cooling Towers Amid Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

Disneyland Park has temporarily closed down 2 cooling towers at its Southern California facility following an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, a severe form of pneumonia that can be fatal.

/ November 13, 2017