Daily Harvest Recalls Lentil and Leek Crumbles After Consumers Fall Ill

With nearly 500 reports of sickness, and viral posts from influencers, the company and experts are now trying to figure out what happened.

#delivery-services, #lentils, #liver, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #veganism

F.D.A. Orders Juul to Stop Selling E-Cigarettes

The agency ruled against the company’s application to stay on the market, a decisive blow to a once-popular vaping brand that appealed to teenagers.

#altria-group-inc, #e-cigarettes, #food-and-drug-administration, #juul-labs-inc, #medicine-and-health, #nicotine, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #smoking-and-tobacco, #teenagers-and-adolescence

Baby Formula Shortage Reveals Gaps in Regulation and Reporting

The government has ordered more safeguards at an Abbott Nutrition plant. But the lack of reporting requirements and limited testing make it hard to monitor the deadly bacterium that led to a recall.

#abbott-laboratories, #bacteria, #food-and-drug-administration, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #infant-formulas, #product-tests, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #shortages, #sturgis-mich

You Shouldn’t Need a Doctor’s Note to Switch Formula Brands

The formula shortage is temporary. Changes to WIC should be permanent.

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F.D.A. and Abbott Reach Agreement on Baby Formula to Try to Ease Shortage

The company said if the agency approved reopening the plant, production could resume and store shelves would be restocked within several weeks.

#abbott-laboratories, #children-and-childhood, #food-and-drug-administration, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #infant-formulas, #international-trade-and-world-market, #parenting, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #shortages, #supply-chain, #your-feed-healthcare

Babies Need Nutrition. Don’t Play Politics With the Formula Shortage.

Food-insecure families already know how this feels.

#breastfeeding, #food-insecurity, #infant-formulas, #internal-sub-only-nl, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #shortages, #similac, #supply-chain, #ukraine

A Baby Formula Shortage Leaves Desperate Parents Searching for Food

Some parents are driving hours at a time in search of supplies. Others are watering down formula or rationing it, hoping for an end to the shortage.

#abbott-laboratories, #breastfeeding, #diet-and-nutrition, #food-and-drug-administration, #infant-formulas, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #san-antonio-tex, #shortages

A Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage Is Getting Worse

After Abbott Nutrition issued voluntary recalls of its popular baby formulas, retailers have limited purchases, leaving desperate parents searching for solutions.

#abbott-laboratories, #baby-foods, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #infant-formulas, #parenting, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #shopping-and-retail, #shortages

F.D.A. Moves to Ban Sales of Menthol Cigarettes

Public health experts say the proposal could save hundreds of thousands of lives, especially among Black smokers — 85 percent of whom use menthol products.

#black-people, #canada, #food-and-drug-administration, #lobbying-and-lobbyists, #medicine-and-health, #menthol, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #sharpton-al, #smoking-and-tobacco, #united-states, #your-feed-healthcare

Pfizer Recalls Some Blood Pressure Drugs, Citing Cancer Risk

The move follows recalls of other medications found to have higher levels of potential carcinogens.

#accuretic, #benzene, #cancer, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #food-and-drug-administration, #metformin, #n-nitrosodimethylamine, #ndma, #nitrosamine, #pfizer-inc, #ranitidine, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #valisure, #valsartan, #your-feed-healthcare

Rodent Infestation at Family Dollar Warehouse Leads to Hundreds of Closures

F.D.A. inspectors said that a fumigation of the West Memphis, Ark., distribution center last month revealed more than 1,100 dead rodents. A far-reaching recall has been issued for stores in six states.

#alabama, #arkansas, #family-dollar-stores-inc, #food-and-drug-administration, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #louisiana, #mississippi, #missouri, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #rodents, #salmonella-bacteria, #shopping-and-retail, #tennessee, #united-states, #west-memphis-ark

3 Types of Baby Formula Recalled After Reported Bacterial Infections

Abbott Nutrition issued voluntary recalls of their popular Similac, Alimentum and EleCare formulas after four infants were hospitalized with bacterial infections.

#baby-foods, #food-and-drug-administration, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #infant-formulas, #infections, #minnesota, #ohio, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #similac, #texas

Mushie & Co Recalls FRIGG Pacifiers Over Choking Hazard

Mushie & Co, a baby goods store, announced a voluntary recall of its FRIGG pacifier after more than 200 reports that the pacifier’s silicone nipple detached from its base.

#asphyxiation-choking-and-suffocation, #babies-and-infants, #consumer-product-safety-commission, #consumer-protection, #frigg-silicone-pacifiers, #mushieco, #pacifiers, #recalls-and-bans-of-products

Tesla Recalls More Than 475,000 Cars Over Two Safety Defects

The recalls, which Tesla initiated on Dec. 21, affect about 350,000 Model 3s and 120,000 Model S cars.

#automobile-safety-features-and-defects, #driverless-and-semiautonomous-vehicles, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #national-highway-traffic-safety-administration, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #tesla-motors-inc, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

Man Who Planted Razor Blades in Pizza Dough Gets 5 Years in Prison

No one was reported injured, but prosecutors say that the recall prompted by Nicholas Mitchell’s tampering resulted in nearly $230,000 in losses to a Maine-based supermarket chain.

#compensation-for-damages-law, #maine, #new-hampshire, #nicholas-mitchell, #pizza, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #sentences-criminal, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Onions Sickens More Than 650

The C.D.C. urged consumers to throw away any whole red, white or yellow onions they purchased that do not have a sticker or packaging.

#bacteria, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #chihuahua-mexico, #food-and-drug-administration, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #idaho, #infections, #onions, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #salmonella-bacteria

Boppy Recalls Millions of Cushions After 8 Reported Infant Deaths

The Boppy Company lounger pads, which federal regulators say can cause suffocation, were sold by retailers including Pottery Barn Kids, Walmart, Target and Amazon.

#accidents-and-safety, #beds-and-bedding, #boppy-co-llc, #consumer-product-safety-commission, #consumer-protection, #cribs-baby-beds, #infant-mortality, #pillows, #pottery-barn, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #sleep

G.M. Is Expanding the Chevrolet Bolt Recall

The recall now covers the car’s entire output, beginning with the 2017 version. The latest move, to add three model years, raises costs by $1 billion.

#automobile-safety-features-and-defects, #automobiles, #barra-mary-t, #batteries, #chevrolet-division-of-general-motors-corp, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #general-motors, #production, #recalls-and-bans-of-products

Recalled Pet Food May Be Linked to 130 Dog Deaths, F.D.A. Says

The agency warned Midwestern Pet Foods Inc. that its dry dog food may also have sickened 220 pets.

#dogs, #food-and-drug-administration, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #midwestern-pet-foods-inc, #pet-foods, #pets, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #salmonella-bacteria

CPAP Recall Over Potential Cancer Risks Leaves Millions Scrambling

People with sleep apnea and other ailments who rely on CPAP and more than a dozen devices made by Philips are facing lengthy delays for replacements.

#apnea-sleep-disorder, #content-type-service, #food-and-drug-administration, #medical-devices, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #respironics-inc-philips-consumer-electronics-co, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #ventilators-medical, #your-feed-healthcare

More Than 59,000 Pounds of Chicken Products Are Recalled

The recalled products may be contaminated and linked to a salmonella outbreak, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #food-safety-and-inspection-service, #poultry, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #salmonella-bacteria, #serenade-foods-maple-leaf-farms-inc, #states-us

Fisher-Price Recalls Rock ‘n Glide Soothers After 4 Infant Deaths

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the sleeper was not safe for infants because of the risk of suffocation.

#2-in-1-soothe-n-play-gliders, #4-in-1-rock-n-glide-soother, #accidents-and-safety, #babies-and-infants, #consumer-product-safety-commission, #consumer-protection, #fisher-price-inc, #infant-mortality, #recalls-and-bans-of-products

What to Do If Your Car is Recalled

Recalls are common, but receiving a notice can still be unnerving. Here’s what to expect.

#automobile-safety-features-and-defects, #national-highway-traffic-safety-administration, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #takata-corp

Peloton Recalls Treadmills After Injuries and a Child’s Death

The chief executive of Peloton said the company “made a mistake” by initially resisting a U.S. safety agency’s warning about the devices last month.

#consumer-protection, #foley-john-fitness-executive, #peloton-interactive-inc, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #sporting-goods-and-equipment

F.D.A. Announces Plan to Ban Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars

Agency leaders say the move is a science-based approach to curbing addiction and will save hundreds of thousands of lives over time.

#action-on-smoking-and-health, #altria-group-inc, #cigars, #food-and-drug-administration, #medicine-and-health, #menthol, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #reynolds-r-j-tobacco-co, #smoking-and-tobacco

Biden Plans to Propose Banning Menthol Cigarettes

The move has been long sought by public health and civil rights groups, after decades of marketing aimed at Black smokers.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #food-and-drug-administration, #menthol, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #smoking-and-tobacco, #united-states-politics-and-government, #your-feed-healthcare

Menthol Cigarettes Kill Many Black People. A Ban May Finally Be Near.

Advocates are hoping that President Biden will soon come out in favor of banning mint-flavored cigarettes and other tobacco products.

#altria-group-inc, #becerra-xavier, #black-people, #burr-richard-m, #clyburn-james-e, #congressional-black-caucus, #congressional-black-caucus-foundation, #food-and-drug-administration, #gottlieb-scott-1972, #healey-maura-1971, #menthol, #national-assn-for-the-advancement-of-colored-people, #nicotine, #philip-morris-companies-inc, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #reynolds-r-j-tobacco-co, #smoking-and-tobacco, #woodcock-janet

Some Hot Pockets Recalled Over Possible Glass and Plastic

Nestlé Prepared Foods said the product might be contaminated with “extraneous materials,” including glass and hard plastic.

#customer-relations, #food, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #food-safety-and-inspection-service, #hot-pockets, #nestle-sa, #recalls-and-bans-of-products

Pet Food Recall is Expanded After 70 Dogs Die

Midwestern Pet Foods Inc. expanded a voluntary recall after fatal levels of a toxin produced by mold were found in some of its products, the F.D.A. said.

#cats, #dogs, #food-and-drug-administration, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #midwestern-pet-foods-inc, #pet-foods, #pets, #recalls-and-bans-of-products

Chinese Solar Companies Tied to Use of Forced Labor

A new report shows some of the world’s biggest solar companies work with the Chinese government to absorb workers from Xinjiang, programs that are often seen as a red flag for forced labor.

#china, #communist-party-of-china, #embargoes-and-sanctions, #factories-and-manufacturing, #forced-labor, #horizon-advisory-group-llc, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #international-trade-and-world-market, #minorities, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #solar-energy-industries-assn, #trump-donald-j, #uighurs-chinese-ethnic-group, #workplace-hazards-and-violations, #xinjiang-china

FDA Issues Sportmix Recall After 28 Dogs Die

Midwestern Pet Foods Inc. issued the voluntary recall after tests showed that aflatoxin, which is produced by mold, exceeded acceptable levels, the F.D.A. said.

#cats, #dogs, #food-and-drug-administration, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #midwestern-pet-foods-inc, #pet-foods, #pets, #poisoning-and-poisons, #recalls-and-bans-of-products

Recall Is Issued for Sportmix Pet Food After 28 Dogs Die

Midwestern Pet Foods Inc. issued the voluntary recall after tests showed that aflatoxin, which is produced by mold, exceeded acceptable levels, the F.D.A. said.

#cats, #dogs, #food-and-drug-administration, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #midwestern-pet-foods-inc, #pet-foods, #pets, #poisoning-and-poisons, #recalls-and-bans-of-products

Ring Recalls Video Doorbells After Several Catch Fire

The company, a subsidiary of Amazon, had to recall 350,000 doorbells following 23 reports of them catching fire.

#amazon-com-inc, #home-automation-and-smart-homes, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #ring-inc

South Korea Tries to Quell Anxiety Over Flu Shots After 13 Unexplained Deaths

Health officials say there is no link between the deaths and the flu vaccines. But the deaths, after two recent vaccine recalls, have raised safety fears among the public at a critical time.

#anaphylactic-shock, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #csl-ltd, #deaths-fatalities, #influenza, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #seoul-national-university, #south-korea, #vaccination-and-immunization

The F.D.A. Wanted to Ban Some Hair Straighteners. It Never Happened.

In 2016, agency scientists deemed hair straighteners containing formaldehyde to be unsafe, according to newly obtained emails.

#beauty-salons, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #environmental-working-group, #food-and-drug-administration, #formaldehyde, #freedom-of-information-act, #hair, #hazardous-and-toxic-substances, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #your-feed-healthcare, #your-feed-science

What to Know About N.Y.’s Plastic Bag Ban

After months of delays and a lawsuit, the statewide ban on the single-use bags is being enforced. Paper bags are now 5 cents.

#brooklyn-public-library, #convenience-stores, #johnson-linda-e, #libraries-and-librarians, #new-york-city, #oil-spills, #plastic-bags, #recalls-and-bans-of-products

Peloton Recalls Pedals on Thousands of Bikes After Reports of Injury

About 27,000 bikes were affected by the recall, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #company-reports, #exercise, #health-clubs, #peloton-interactive-inc, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #recalls-and-bans-of-products

Bagged Salads Recalled After Hundreds Are Sickened in the Midwest

The C.D.C. urged consumers in eight states to avoid four different salad kits produced by Fresh Express.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #hy-vee-inc, #illinois, #iowa, #kansas, #lettuce, #midwestern-states-us, #minnesota, #missouri, #north-dakota, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #salads, #wisconsin

Johnson & Johnson to End Talc-Based Baby Powder Sales in North America

The company has faced thousands of lawsuits from cancer patients who claim that its talc was contaminated with asbestos, a known carcinogen, and that the company knew of the risks.

#food-and-drug-administration, #johnsonjohnson, #recalls-and-bans-of-products

Blue Bell Pleads Guilty in 2015 Ice Cream Listeria Outbreak

The ice cream company pleaded guilty and agreed to pay more than $19 million in fines and settlements related to the 2015 episode, federal prosecutors said Friday.

#blue-bell-creameries-lp, #brenham-tex, #factories-and-manufacturing, #food-and-drug-administration, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #ice-cream-and-frozen-desserts, #kruse-paul-1954, #listeria-monocytogenes, #listeriosis, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #shutdowns-institutional

California Lifts Ban on Plastic Bags Amid Virus Concerns

For the next 60 days, supermarkets in the state can hand out single-use bags without charging. Some are skeptical that suspending the ban will protect anyone’s health.

#california, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #newsom-gavin, #plastic-bags, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #shopping-and-retail, #workplace-hazards-and-violations