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FDA: Beware THC Products with Copycat Packaging

The FDA is warning consumers that the copycat packaging of some edibles has led to accidental ingestion of THC, the psychoactive substance found in marijuana. The THC-laced products are packaged to look like candy and cereal such as Cap’n…
Similac Cronobacter recall

CDC Investigates Additional Reports of Cronobacter from Baby Formula

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The CDC is investigating additional reports of Cronobacter infections among infants who consumed now-recalled baby formula. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an investigation of four Cronobacter and Salmonella…
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2021 a Big Year for Recalls, Outbreaks Linked to Salami, Italian Meats

In any given year, it wouldn't be surprising to see a recall or outbreak linked to salami or another "Italian-style" meat. But 2021 was notable in that there wasn't just one, there were four recalls and two outbreaks linked to these products. Of…
Margherita Pepperoni recall

Margherita Pepperoni Recalled for Bacillus Cereus

Margherita brand pepperoni is being recalled for risk of contamination with the bacteria Bacillus cereus. Consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it as Bacillus cereus can cause illnesses with symptoms including nausea and diarrhea. Smithfield…
Poppy Seed Dressing recall

ALDI Simply Nature Organic Poppy Seed Dressing Recalled for Bacteria

Drew’s Organics of Chester, VT has issued a recall for one lot of ALDI Simply Nature Organic Poppy Seed Dressing because it may be contaminated with bacteria including Clostridium botulinum due to a processing error. At the time of the recall,…
tuna sushi roll

NC Outbreak Linked to AFC Sushi Sold at Harris Teeter Stores

A food poisoning outbreak has been linked to AFC Sushi sold at two Harris Teeter locations in North Carolina, according to county health officials.  More than 10 people who purchased the product at AFC Sushi kiosks inside the Harris Teeter…
Eureka Shigella outbreak

La Hacienda in Madison Closed After 25 Get Food Poisoning

La Hacienda on Park St. in Madison, WI has been temporarily closed after 25 food poisoning illnesses were reported. Health officials told the Wisconsin State Journal  hat they are still gathering information and could provide no concrete information…