Category: Health News

P&S Beef Ravioli Linked to E. Coli Health Risk

P&S Beef Ravioli Linked to E. Coli Health Risk

P&S Ravioli Co. is warning that 70 pounds of frozen ravioli products may contain raw ground beef that is contaminated with E. coli.

/ May 14, 2020
Wild Harvest® Basil Recalled for Cyclospora Parasite Contamination

Wild Harvest® Basil Recalled for Cyclospora Parasite Contamination

A recall was issued for Wild Harvest® Organic Basil after a product tested positive for Cyclospora parasite contamination.

/ May 12, 2020
Hospital Workers Files OxyCide Class Action Lawsuit

Hospital Workers File OxyCide Class Action Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by hospital workers who developed severe health problems after using OxyCide, a powerful disinfectant chemical that linked to serious breathing problems, skin burns, and unknown long-term side effects.

/ May 4, 2020
20 Meat Workers Have Died of COVID-19, CDC Reports

20 Meat Workers Have Died of COVID-19, CDC Reports

Health officials reported 20 deaths and nearly 5,000 cases of COVID-19 at meat and poultry processing facilities.

/ May 1, 2020
Essure Birth Control Linked to 15,000 Adverse Events Last Year

Essure Birth Control Linked to 15,000 Adverse Events Last Year

Bayer's controversial sterilization implant Essure was linked to over 15,000 adverse event reports in 2019. The most common reports involved surgery to remove Essure, chronic pain, and menstrual irregularities.

/ April 30, 2020
FDA Bans Products That Help Kids Hide Vapes from Adults

FDA Bans Products That Help Kids Hide Vapes from Adults

The FDA warned 10 companies to pull products off the market because they are designed to help teenagers hide vaping from adults.

/ April 29, 2020
Rehab Facility in Kansas Hit With 5 Coronavirus Death Lawsuits

Rehab Facility in Kansas Hit With 5 Coronavirus Death Lawsuits

At least 5 wrongful death lawsuits have been filed against a Kansas rehabilitation facility where 28 people have died of coronavirus.

/ April 27, 2020
Another Pork Plant Shuts Down After Coronavirus Surge

Another Pork Plant Shuts Down After Coronavirus Surge

Tyson suspended operations at a pork processing plant in Waterloo, Iowa, after nearly 200 coronavirus infections were linked to the plant.

/ April 22, 2020
Nursing Homes Ordered to Tell Families of COVID-19 Cases Within 12 Hours

Nursing Homes Ordered to Tell Families of COVID-19 Cases Within 12 Hours

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads rapidly through nursing homes, federal officials announced they will require long-term care facilities to tell families about COVID-19 infections within 12 hours.

/ April 21, 2020
Tetracycline Antibiotics Recalled for Risk of Failure to Treat Infection

Tetracycline Antibiotics Recalled for Risk of Failure to Treat Infection

Avet Pharmaceuticals recalled 8 lots of tetracycline antibiotics under the Heritage® brand because the medication can fail to dissolve or treat an infection effectively, which could result in severe pneumonia or death.

/ April 20, 2020