Category: Health News

FDA Bans Electric-Shock Devices Used on Kids at Controversial School

FDA Bans Electric-Shock Devices Used on Kids at Controversial School

The FDA has banned electric-shock devices that are used on disabled children at a controversial school in Massachusetts.

/ March 5, 2020
Pharmacy Demands Metformin Recall for NDMA Carcinogens

Pharmacy Demands Metformin Recall for NDMA Carcinogens

A pharmacy is recommending recalls for the diabetes drug metformin after tests found excessive levels of a cancer-causing chemical.

/ March 3, 2020
Another 25 E. coli Illnesses Linked to Raw Sprouts

Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Sprouts at Jimmy John’s

Another outbreak of E. coli has been linked to sprouts on Jimmy John's sandwiches, with 14 illnesses reported in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Texas, and Utah since January 6.

/ February 28, 2020
Jimmy John's Linked to E. Coli and Salmonella Food Poisoning Outbreaks

Jimmy John’s Linked to E. Coli and Salmonella Food Poisoning Outbreaks

Jimmy John's said it will stop serving sprouts after the FDA linked its sandwiches to 5 outbreaks of E. coli and Salmonella since 2012.

/ February 26, 2020
Kolcraft Inclined Sleeper Recall

Kolcraft Recalls 51,000 Inclined Sleeper Accessories for Bassinets

Kolcraft recalled inclined sleeper accessories for bassinets due to a suffocation hazard for babies.

/ February 21, 2020
FDA Issues 2nd Warning for Aunt Jeni's Frozen Raw Pet Food

FDA Issues 2nd Warning for Aunt Jeni’s Frozen Raw Pet Food

The FDA issued another warning to pet owners after antibiotic-resistant Salmonella was found in a store-bought sample of Aunt Jeni's Frozen Raw Pet Food.

/ February 18, 2020
FDA Demands Recall for Belviq Diet Pills Linked to Cancer

FDA Demands Recall for Belviq Diet Pills Linked to Cancer

After the diet pill Belviq was linked to an increased risk of cancer, the FDA demanded that drug-makers pull it off the market in the U.S.

/ February 17, 2020
Blendtopia Superfood Smoothie Kits Recalled for Listeria Risk

Blendtopia Superfood Smoothie Kits Recalled for Listeria Risk

Blendtopia recalled a variety of Superfood Smoothie Kits that were sold at Whole Foods due to a risk of Listeria contamination.

/ February 11, 2020
Nuts 'N More Recalls Peanut Spread for Listeria Risk

Nuts ‘N More Recalls Peanut Spread for Listeria Risk

Nuts 'N More recalled Plain Peanut Spread after a finished product tested positive for Listeria, a bacteria that can cause severe food poisoning infections.

/ February 10, 2020
Rompe Pecho Cold & Flu Medicine Recalled for Microbe Contamination

Rompe Pecho Cold & Flu Medicine Recalled for Microbe Contamination

Rompe Pecho cough syrup and cold & flu medicines were recalled after testing positive for microbial contamination that can cause vomiting and diarrhea.

/ February 3, 2020