Category: Health News

40,000 Pounds of Walmart Ground Beef Recalled for E. coli Risk

40,000 Pounds of Walmart Ground Beef Recalled for E. coli Risk

Over 40,000 pounds of Marketside® and Thomas Farms® ground beef from Walmart have been recalled due to E. coli.

/ June 15, 2020
Generic Fortamet Diabetes Drug Recalled for Carcinogens

Generic Fortamet Diabetes Drug Recalled for Carcinogens

Lupin Pharmaceuticals recalled a generic version of the diabetes medication Fortamet® due to high levels of a carcinogenic chemical.

/ June 11, 2020
Two More Companies Recall Metformin ER Diabetes Drugs for Carcinogens

Two More Companies Recall Metformin ER Diabetes Drugs for Carcinogens

Teva Pharmaceuticals and Marksans Pharma Ltd. have recalled the diabetes drug metformin after they tested positive for high levels of a cancer-causing chemical impurity.

/ June 8, 2020
Allergan Is Trying to Find Women With Recalled Breast Implants

Allergan Is Trying to Find Women With Recalled Breast Implants

Allergan is trying to find 52,000 women with Biocell® breast implants that were recalled in July 2019 due to an increased risk of cancer.

/ June 3, 2020
Amneal Pharmaceuticals Recalls Metformin ER for Carcinogens

Amneal Pharmaceuticals Recalls Metformin ER for Carcinogens

Another drug-maker has recalled extended-release metformin due to high levels of a cancer-causing chemical called NDMA.

/ June 2, 2020
Apotex Corp. Recalls Extended-Release Metformin for Cancer-Causing Chemical

Apotex Corp. Recalls Extended-Release Metformin for Carcinogens

Apotex Corp. recalled all lots of extended-release metformin (500-mg) after FDA tests found high levels of a cancer-causing chemical.

/ June 1, 2020
FDA Finds High Levels of Carcinogen in Diabetes Drug Metformin

FDA Finds High Levels of Carcinogen in Diabetes Drug Metformin

Tests on some extended-release versions of the diabetes drug metformin found high levels of a cancer-causing chemical impurity called N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), according to the FDA.

/ May 28, 2020
Conagra Expands Recall for Healthy Choice Power Bowls with Small Rocks

Conagra Expands Recall for Healthy Choice Power Bowls with Small Rocks

Conagra has recalled over 400,000 pounds of Healthy Choice® Power Bowls after more complaints about small rocks in the food.

/ May 26, 2020
Chanel Hit With Talc Mesothelioma Lawsuit in New York

Chanel Hit With Talc Mesothelioma Lawsuit in New York

A lawsuit was filed in New York by a woman who claims she developed mesothelioma after 30 years of using Chanel talcum powder that was contaminated with asbestos.

/ May 22, 2020
Peekaboo Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Recalled for Listeria Risk

Peekaboo Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Recalled for Listeria Risk

Ramar Foods recalled a limited amount of Peekaboo® Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream due to a potential risk of Listeria food poisoning.

/ May 18, 2020