Category: Health News

New Study Challenges Notion of Reliability in E-Cigarettes as Smoking Cessation Devices

Electronic cigarettes or “vapes” are nearly twice as effective at curbing nicotine fits in addicts compared to traditional therapies such as patches and lozenges, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The findings...

/ January 31, 2019
IVC Filter Lawsuit

Ohio Woman Files Vein Filter Injury Lawsuit

A lawsuit was filed by a woman whose IVC Filter became embedded, punctured her vein and her intestines, fractured, and a broken piece was left in her body after the rest of the filter was removed.

/ January 31, 2019
Chicken Nuggets

Tyson Recalls 36,000 pounds of Rubberized Chicken Nuggets

Tyson Foods Inc., has issued a recall for about 36,420 pounds of chicken nuggets over concerns they may be contaminated with little pieces of rubber, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reported on Tuesday.

/ January 30, 2019
Oskri Organics Corp. Recalls All Nut Butters for Listeria Risk

Oskri Organics Corp. Recalls All Nut Butters for Listeria Risk

Oskri Organics Corporation, of Lake Mills, Wisconsin, has recalled all varieties of nut butters because multiple finished products tested positive for Listeria bacteria.

/ January 30, 2019
Thrive Market Recalls All Unexpired Nut Butters for Listeria Risk

Thrive Market Recalls All Unexpired Nut Butters for Listeria Risk

Thrive Market Inc. is recalling all unexpired lots of nut butters due to a potential risk of Listeria contamination.

/ January 29, 2019
Peaches

NY Company Recalls Peaches Sold at Hannaford Supermarkets for Listeria Contamination

A New York company is recalling fresh peaches distributed to Hannaford Supermarkets in Maine due to the same listeria scare that prompted Aldi to call back 3,000 cartons of fresh fruit last week.

/ January 29, 2019
ALDI Shopping Carts

Bags of Fresh Fruit Sold at ALDI Stores Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

More than 3,000 cartons of fresh fruit sold at ALDI supermarkets are being recalled after tests revealed they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

/ January 28, 2019
Whole Foods Recalls Items Containing Spinach Due to Salmonella Risk

Whole Foods Recalls Items Containing Spinach Due to Salmonella Risk

Whole Foods grocery stores in 8 states are recalling salads, pizza, sandwiches and wraps that contain baby spinach due to a risk of food poisoning with Salmonella bacteria.

/ January 28, 2019
Modilac

New Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Baby Formula

French health authorities have announced that at least 4 babies have been diagnosed with salmonella infections linked to powdered milk made in Spain.

/ January 25, 2019
Ohio Doctor Gave Deadly Doses of Painkillers to Dozens of Patients

Ohio Doctor Gave Deadly Doses of Painkillers to Dozens of Patients

A doctor who gave deadly doses of painkillers to dozens of near-death patients was allowed to keep working for 4 weeks after officials at Mount Carmel Health System in Ohio were aware of the problem — and during that time,...

/ January 25, 2019