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FDA Announces New Infant Formula Safety Rules

The FDA has recently announced new guidelines meant to make sure infant formula is both safe and nutritious. The new guidelines are based on research following recalls on Gerber formula and some other brands of organic formula after discovering his levels of inorganic arsenic. Most formula makers already abide to the practices, but the FDA -->

Taylor Farms Inc. Recalls Over 20,000 lbs. of Broccoli Salad Kits

Taylor Farms Inc. is located in both Maryland and Texas. On October 25, 2013 the corporation publicly announced the recall of the broccoli salad kits (Contains Dressing) in suspicion that the dressing is potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The salad kits were shipped to deli markets in Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas -->

Imported Spices from Some Countries Carry Salmonella, Insects, Excrement and Hair

According to the FDA, salmonella, insects, excrement, and hair have been found in imported spices from countries such as India and Vietnam. This has caused outbreaks all over the world. Between 2007 and 2010, 12% of some imported spices have been contaminated. The spices were also twice as likely to contain salmonella as any other -->

Kraft Voluntarily Recalls Some Varieties of Kraft And Polly-O String Cheese And String Cheese Twists Due to Premature Spoilage

According to the FDA on October 25, Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling some varieties of its Kraft & Polly-O String Cheese and String Cheese Twists products. These products may spoil before their “Best When Used By” code dates, leading to product discoloration. The affected products all have code dates from October 25, 2013 to -->

H&H Medical Corporation Issues Nationwide Recall of Emergency Cricothyrotomy Kit

On October 4, he FDA announced that H&H Medical Corporation intiated a nationwide recall of 6,619 units of the H&H Emergency Cricothyrotomy Kit. The product has been found to show the potential for a defective cuff balloon on the provided endotracheal airway. Consumers who have this product should stop using the product and return them -->

FDA Airs Plan to Strengthen Rules for Imported Foods

According to the FDA, the agency’s first public meeting on imported food safety rules in taking place in Washington D.C. Approximately 15% of the total U.S. food supply is imported from other countries and many of the recent recalls have raised concern among the public as to whether or not these imported foods are safe. -->

Frequent Recalls from Big Food Supplier, Taylor Farms

The largest vegetable producer, Taylor Farms, has been voluntarily recalling its tainted products for the last three years, including the salad mix that has been linked to hundreds of sickened people in 22 states. The recent recall of the salad mix which was sold to Olive Gardens, Red Lobster and possibly other chain restaurants, was -->

GE Healthcare Nuclear Medicine Systems: Class I Recall

GE Healthcare has issued a recall for several Nuclear Medicine Imaging Systems because of the possibility of serious injuries or death due to the failure mode associated with this recall. GE Healthcare became aware of an incident at the VA Medical Center facility in the U.S. A patient died due to injuries sustained while being -->

Whole Foods Market Recalls Cheese Because of Possible Health Risk

According to the FDA on July 5, 2013, Whole Foods Market announced that it is recalling Crave Brothers Les Frères cheese in response to a recall by the Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese Company of Waterloo, Wisconsin. The cheese is being recalled because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can -->

Beta Labs, LTD Announces a Recall of Dietary Supplements Oxyphen, Phentalene, Phen FX, and Red Vipers Due to Possible Health Risk

According to the FDA on June 20th, Beta Labs, LTD (“Beta”), dietary supplement retailer, is recallingOxyphen XR Lot #s 200910 and 200911, Phentalene Lot # 58800512, Phen FX Lot # 1205129, and Red Vipers Lot # 1205128 (hereinafter referred to as the “Products”). The recall was initiated on June 15, 2013, after a review of -->