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Recall of mushrooms in connection with salmonella cases in 10 states

Health officials have linked a salmonella outbreak in several states to a recalled strain of mushroom that was previously available in 32 states and Canada. The mushrooms sold by Wismettac Asian Foods Inc of California are a black variety of mushrooms also known as wood ear mushrooms. The outbreak has sickened 41 people in 10 states, four of whom had …

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Peach recall expands to include potential salmonella contamination after 78 people in 12 states fell ill

Of the 78 reported cases of illness attributable to the possible spoiled fruit between June 29 and August 3, 23 victims were hospitalized, the CDC reported. No deaths were reported. The victims were between one and 92 years old. The agency warns that further salmonella poisoning is possible. “Diseases may go unreported because there is a period of time between …

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Salmonella in peaches is causing a nationwide recall

CONCLUDE E. coli, metal, and even a dead bat were found in recalled foods. In fact, product recalls are increasing. But that could actually be a good sign. Here’s why. USA TODAY A peach recall affecting most of the country’s largest grocery chains has been expanded as part of a federal investigation into an alleged salmonella outbreak. Fresno, California-based fruit …

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Recall of toxic hand sanitizer based on the manufacturers’ “deliberate choice” to cut costs

The top headlines from Fox Business Flash are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Experts say some manufacturers have purposely replaced ethanol with methanol in their now-recalled hand sanitizer to keep costs down and keep pace with demand as the COVID-19 pandemic created a shortage. The Food and Drug Administration has continuously updated its list of dangerous hand sanitizers, …

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Onion Recall: The salmonella outbreak is spreading to hundreds of people infected in 43 states

An onion-induced salmonella outbreak is increasing and has infected 640 people from 43 states, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. At least 85 of them have been hospitalized, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. “If you don’t know where your onions come from, don’t eat, serve or sell them or any food prepared with them,” the CDC told …

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Hand sanitizer at Walmart, Target sold in “toxic” recall

The recent recall of hand sanitizers to methanol problems has hit Walmart (again) and Target among other retail stores. All five hand sanitizers recalled on Friday were on the FDA’s list of hand sanitizers that contained methanol (wood alcohol), or were believed to be manufactured in the same facility as one that contained methanol. The agency says methanol when rubbed …

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The recall of FDA hand disinfectants is being expanded to at least 77 brands

Methanol can be toxic if absorbed through the skin, the agency said in an opinion, and cause blindness. If swallowed, it can be fatal. Since the products are labeled incorrectly, consumers cannot see which hand disinfectants actually contain methanol. The FDA maintains an ongoing list of recalled products on its website. The recalled products are manufactured by various companies in …

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Ground Beef Recall: 40,000 pounds of raw ground beef recalled due to E. coli concerns

Raw raw beef products from Lakeside Refrigerated Services, a company in Swedesboro, New Jersey, were delivered to retail locations nationwide, according to FSIS. The recalled products were manufactured on June 1st and have the company number “EST. 46841” within the USDA mark. “E. coli O157: H7 is a potentially deadly bacterium that can lead to dehydration, bloody diarrhea and abdominal …

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