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Food

BrightFarms, Supplying Grocers in Illinois and Wisconsin, Recalls Vegetables for Possible E. coli Contamination

According to the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA), BrightFarms is initiating a voluntary recall of packaged produce sold in Roundy’s Supermarkets due to the potential presence of E. coli at its Rochelle, Illinois (Ogle […]

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Biz

FDA Sends Warning Letter to Pfizer Unit Meridian Medical Technologies About EpiPens Failing to Fire Defect

The Food and Drug Administration has learned of “hundreds of complaints” about the anti-allergy EpiPen device has misfired “during life-threatening emergencies.” In some cases involving misfiring, people later died. EpiPens are used to deliver a […]

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Healthy & Fit

Diamond of California® Chopped Macadamia Nuts and Halves & Pieces Recalled for Salmonella Risk

The maker of Diamond of California® Macadamia Nuts, distributed in retail stores nationwide, due to possible Salmonella contamination. Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall following the result of testing by a FDA-contracted laboratory which […]

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Healthy & Fit

‘Female Viagra’ Gets FDA Approval; Sprout CEO Says Drug Is More About Desire Than Performance

CNN’s Elizabeth Cohen reports the FDA has approved the drug flibanserin, dubbed “Viagra for women,” to treat sexual dysfunction in premenopausal women. HSDD, unfortunately said fast sound like HSTD, is the acronym for Hypoactive Sexual […]

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Healthy & Fit

FDA: Preliminary Salmonella Link from Tiny Greens Brand Alfalfa Sprouts to Jimmy John’s Multi-State Outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers in a Monday night warning not to eat Alfalfa Sprouts and Spicy Sprouts (which contain alfalfa sprouts mixed with radish and clover sprouts) from Tiny Greens […]