Salmonella Scare Drives Pet Food Recall

March 30, 2021 — A number of brands of dog and cat food are being recalled by Midwestern Pet Foods due to possible salmonella contamination that poses a risk to both pets who eat the products and people who handle them, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The recall is for certain lots … Read more

Recall: Pet Food Blamed in Death of 70 Dogs

By Ernie MundellHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) — There’s an expanded nationwide recall of Sportmix pet food products underway, after links were found between a mold-borne toxin in the food and the deaths of 70 dogs, with 80 other dogs being sickened, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Monday. … Read more

Lean Cuisine Meals Recalled Due to Plastic Pieces

Dec. 22, 2020 — More than 92,000 pounds of Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken meals have been recalled because they may contain pieces of plastic, Nestle Prepared Foods says. The recall is for 8 5/8-oz (244g) carton trays of “Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken, white meat chicken with stuffing, red skin mashed potatoes and gravy” that … Read more

Recall: Erectile Dysfunction, Depression Drugs Mixed Up

Dec. 10, 2020 — Sildenafil and trazodone tablets have been recalled by pharmaceutical distributor AvKare because the drugs were “inadvertently packaged together” when they were bottled by a third-party vendor, according to the company. Sildenafil is the active ingredient in Viagra, used to treat erectile dysfunction, and trazodone is used to treat major depression. … Read more

Annual Report Highlights Dangerous Toys

Nov. 13, 2020 — As the holidays near, the hunt for presents begins. But not all children’s toys have made the nice list — among this year’s most dangerous items are a toolset with small parts, a toy with high noise levels, and high-powered magnets, according to a new watchdog report. The U.S. Public … Read more

Wawona Peaches Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

Aug. 20, 2020 — A salmonella outbreak that’s sickened 68 people in nine states may be linked to Wawona-brand bagged peaches sold at ALDI stores, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The peaches were in 2-pound, clear plastic bags at ALDI stores in a number of states from June 1 until now. ALDI … Read more