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Chlorofields Recalls Asian MIicrogreens Because Of Possible Health Risk

1:59 pm Eastern | U.S. News

ChloroFields of Lawrence, KS is recalling 20 cases of Asian Microgreens, because they have potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.read more »

MMWR Vol. 66 / No. 11

1:10 pm Eastern | U.S. News

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"MMWR" Weekly Vol. 66, No. 11 https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/?s_cid=mmwr_online_e read more »

Riviana Foods Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Certain Manufacturing Date And UPC Number Of Ronzoni® Thin Spaghetti Due To Possible Undeclared Egg Allergen

21 Mar 17:31 | U.S. News

Houston, Texas (March 20, 2017) – Riviana Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling 610 cases of certain coded Ronzoni® Thin Spaghetti cartons that may contain an egg fettuccine product. The affected Ronzoni Thin Spaghetti cartons do not declare the allergen “egg”, which is an ingredient in the egg fettuccine product. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The affected product was processed at a Riviana co-manufacturer’s facility on January 20, 2017read more »

FDA approves drug to treat Parkinson’s disease

21 Mar 15:20 | U.S. News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Xadago (safinamide) tablets as an add-on treatment for patients with Parkinson’s disease who are currently taking levodopa/carbidopa and experiencing “off” episodes. An “off” episode is a time when a patient’s medications are not working well, causing an increase in Parkinson’s symptoms, such as tremor and difficulty walking.read more »

Poison Centers Receive 32 Calls A Day About Kids Exposed To Prescription Opioids

21 Mar 15:10 | U.S. News

A new study by the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital found that there were more than 188,000 calls to US Poison Control Centers for pediatric exposure to opioids from January 2000 through December 2015, averaging 32 calls a day or one every 45 minutes.read more »

Breast Implants: Update - Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

21 Mar 13:00 | U.S. News

BIA-ALCL is a rare condition; when it occurs, it has been identified most frequently in patients undergoing implant revision operations for late onset, persistent seroma.read more »

What you eat can make a difference! / ¡Lo que come puede afectar su salud!

21 Mar 10:50 | U.S. News

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HISPANICS/LATINOS AND DIABETES >> https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/ndep/communities/hispanic-latino-american/resources.html

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Would Your Child Benefit from a Clinical Trial?

21 Mar 08:00 | U.S. News

Thinking of enrolling your child in a clinical trial? What can you expect to happen?read more »

EuroCan Manufacturing Voluntarily Recalling Barnsdale Farms® Pig Ears Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk

20 Mar 18:47 | U.S. News

(March 20, 2017) New Hamburg, Ontario - EuroCan Manufacturing is voluntarily recalling Lot Number 84 consisting of it's individually shrink-wrapped, 6-pack, 12-pack and 25-pack bags of Barnsdale Farms®, HoundsTooth® and Mac's Choice® Pig Ears because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.read more »

Nutiva Voluntary Recall for Undeclared Peanuts Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shake Vanilla Flavor

18 Mar 14:14 | U.S. News

Nutiva, an Organic Superfoods company, has initiated a voluntary product recall of the following Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shake - Vanilla Flavor products after identifying that this product may contain peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.read more »

Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) by Abbott Vascular: Letter to Health Care Providers - FDA Investigating Increased Rate of Major Adverse Cardiac Events

18 Mar 10:00 | U.S. News

Increased rate of major adverse cardiac events observed in patients receiving the BVS, when compared to patients treated with metallic XIENCE drug-eluting stent.read more »

Blue Buffalo Voluntarily Recalls One Lot of BLUE Wilderness® Rocky Mountain Recipe TM Red Meat Dinner Wet Food For Adult DogsDue to Potential Health Risk

17 Mar 22:27 | U.S. News

Blue Buffalo Company is voluntarily recalling one production lot of BLUE Wilderness® Rocky Mountain RecipeTM Red Meat Dinner Wet Food for Adult Dogs, as the product has the potential to contain elevated levels of naturally- occurring beef thyroid hormones.read more »

Blue Buffalo Voluntarily Recalls One Lot of BLUE Wilderness® Rocky Mountain Recipe TM Red Meat Dinner Wet Food For Adult DogsDue to Potential Health Risk

17 Mar 22:27 | U.S. News

Blue Buffalo Company is voluntarily recalling one production lot of BLUE Wilderness® Rocky Mountain RecipeTM Red Meat Dinner Wet Food for Adult Dogs, as the product has the potential to contain elevated levels of naturally- occurring beef thyroid hormones.read more »

Wellpet Voluntarily Recalls a Limited Amount of One Recipe of Canned Topper For Dogs Due to Potential Elevated Levels of Naturally Occurring Beef Thyroid Hormone

17 Mar 21:19 | U.S. News

WellPet has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited amount of one canned topper product due to potential elevated levels of naturally occurring beef thyroid hormone.read more »

Wellpet Voluntarily Recalls a Limited Amount of One Recipe of Canned Topper For Dogs Due to Potential Elevated Levels of Naturally Occurring Beef Thyroid Hormone

17 Mar 21:19 | U.S. News

WellPet has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited amount of one canned topper product due to potential elevated levels of naturally occurring beef thyroid hormone.read more »

58 Million Americans Are Exposed To Loud, Frequent Noises

17 Mar 17:22 | U.S. News

Loud noise exposure is a common environmental hazard in the United States that can lead to hearing loss and other conditions such as sleep disturbance, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. read more »

Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. Voluntarily Recalls Edamame Due to Potential Health Risk

17 Mar 14:27 | U.S. News

Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. (“AFC”) of Rancho Dominguez, California is recalling its Edamame (Soybeans) – UPC 0-23012-00261-9, dated between 01/03/2017 and 03/17/2017 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Contamination was discovered via random testing under AFC’s Quality Assurance Program.read more »

Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. Voluntarily Recalls Edamame Due to Potential Health Risk

17 Mar 14:27 | U.S. News

Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. (“AFC”) of Rancho Dominguez, California is recalling its Edamame (Soybeans) – UPC 0-23012-00261-9, dated between 01/03/2017 and 03/17/2017 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Contamination was discovered via random testing under AFC’s Quality Assurance Program.read more »

Aroma Imports Inc. Recalls Nabelsi brand Thyme Because of Possible Health Risk

17 Mar 14:15 | U.S. News

Aroma Imports Inc. of Dearborn Heights, MI, is recalling 450 g and 4.5 kg packages of Nabelsi brand Thyme because the products have the potential to contain excessive levels of lead. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product contained high levels of lead (422 PPM) based on sampling by U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Illinois Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Protection.read more »

Aroma Imports Inc. Recalls Nabelsi brand Thyme Because of Possible Health Risk

17 Mar 14:15 | U.S. News

Aroma Imports Inc. of Dearborn Heights, MI, is recalling 450 g and 4.5 kg packages of Nabelsi brand Thyme because the products have the potential to contain excessive levels of lead. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product contained high levels of lead (422 PPM) based on sampling by U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Illinois Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Protection.read more »

Nation's Physicians Act Against Climate Change; 'It's Making Patients Sick'

16 Mar 13:05 | U.S. News

More than half of the nation's physicians--including family doctors, pediatricians, obstetricians, allergists, geriatricians and internists--are launching a campaign to help patients, the public and policy makers understand the damage climate change is doing to people's health and what needs to be done to prepare and protect ourselves.read more »

Colorectal Cancer: What You Should Know

16 Mar 07:30 | U.S. News

Colorectal cancer is preventable and, if caught early enough, treatable. Learn who should get screened and when.read more »

Viberzi (eluxadoline): Drug Safety Communication - Increased Risk of Serious Pancreatitis In Patients Without A Gallbladder

15 Mar 12:02 | U.S. News

Patients who do not have a gallbladder should not take Viberzi. Developing pancreatitis could result in hospitalization or death.read more »

Dolcetta Artisan Sweets Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy and Milk in Chocolate Confections

14 Mar 21:59 | U.S. News

Dolcetta Artisan Sweets of Seattle, WA is recalling Dolcetta branded chocolate confections because they may contain undeclared soy and milk.read more »

'Preventable' Asthma Attacks In Houston Cost Millions

14 Mar 13:25 | U.S. News

"Preventable" asthma attacks among schoolchildren cost millions in health care dollars over 10 years, according to a new study by the city of Houston, Rice University and the Houston Independent School District (HISD).read more »

SynchroMed II and SynchroMed EL Implantable Drug Infusion Pumps by Medtronic: Class I Recall - Failure of Priming Bolus

14 Mar 13:20 | U.S. News

Patients may receive a drug overdose or under dose which can lead to serious adverse health consequences such as respiratory depression, coma or death.read more »

Colorado unapproved drug and dietary supplement makers ordered to cease operations for federal violations

14 Mar 13:08 | U.S. News

Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Marcia S. Krieger for the U.S. District Court for Colorado entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against EonNutra LLC, CDSM LLC and HABW LLC, manufacturers and distributors of unapproved drugs and dietary supplements, and their owner, Michael Floren, requiring Floren’s businesses to immediately cease operations until they come into compliance with federal laws.read more »

What You Eat Can Make a Difference!

14 Mar 10:03 | U.S. News

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HEALTHY EATING AND COOKING >> https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/ndep/people-with-diabetes/healthy-eating-cooking.html

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Whole Foods Market Expands Vulto Creamery Recall Because of Public Health Risk

13 Mar 14:27 | U.S. News

In response to Vulto Creamery’s expanded recall of raw milk cheeses, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily expanding its recall to include Andes, Hamden and Walton Umber cheeses sold in eight stores in Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. The cheeses have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women and others with weakened immune systems.read more »

Alert - Yellow Fever in Brazil

13 Mar 00:00 | U.S. News

The Brazilian Ministry of Health has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever starting in December 2016. In response to this outbreak, health authorities have recently expanded the list of areas in which yellow fever vaccination is recommended for travelers.read more »

Vulto Creamery Voluntarily Expands Their Recall of All Raw Milk Cheeses Because of Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

11 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Vulto Creamery, Walton, New York, is out of an abundance of caution expanded the recall to include all lots for four additional cheeses which include, by name the following: Andes, Blue Blais, Hamden & Walton Umber. In summary, Vulto Creamery has recalled the following eight cheese items: Heinennellie, Miranda,, Willowemoc, Ouleout , Andes, Blue Blais, Hamden & Walton Umber due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.read more »

The Soynut Butter Co Expands Recall to Include Dixie U.S.A Products Because of Possible Health Risk

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

The SoyNut Butter Co. of Glenview, IL is expanding its recall of I.M. Healthy Brand SoyNut Butter and granola products. The recall now includes Dixie Diner’s Club brand Carb Not Beanit Butter because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). E. coli O157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness often with bloody stools.read more »

Take 3 Actions to Fight the Flu

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

CDC recommendations now available in Spanish! CDC https://www.cdc.govInfluenza (Flu)

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Flame Retardant Chemicals May Affect Social Behavior In Young Children

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Some chemicals added to furniture, electronics and numerous other goods to prevent fires may have unintended developmental consequences for young children, according to a pilot study.read more »

It's Time to Think About Your Kidneys

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

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Alert - Zika Virus in Cayman Islands

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people.read more »

Alert - Zika Virus in American Samoa

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people.read more »

Alert - Zika Virus in Guyana

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people.read more »

Alert - Zika Virus in Puerto Rico

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people.read more »

Alert - Zika Virus in French Guiana

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people.read more »

Alert - Zika Virus in Sint Maarten

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people.read more »

Alert - Zika Virus in Marshall Islands

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people.read more »

Alert - Zika Virus in Panama

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people.read more »

Alert - Zika Virus in Bolivia

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people.read more »

Alert - Zika Virus in the Dominican Republic

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people.read more »

Alert - Zika Virus in Suriname

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people.read more »

Alert - Zika Virus in Guadeloupe

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people.read more »

Alert - Zika Virus in Cuba

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people.read more »

Alert - Zika Virus in Brazil

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people.read more »

Alert - Zika Virus in Saint Martin

10 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people.read more »

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