Business, Health

Walmart recalls Better Homes and Gardens Essential Oil Infused Aromatherapy Room Spray due to rare, dangerous bacteria; two deaths investigated

BALTIMORE, MD—Walmart is recalling about 3,900 bottles of Better Homes and Gardens-branded- Essential Oil Infused Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones in six different scents due to the possible presence of a rare and dangerous bacteria and risk of serious injury and death. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tested a version of the product and determined that it contained …


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E. coli outbreak sickens 16 people in 12 states, linked to cake mix

NOTTINGHAM, MD—An E. coli outbreak has sickened 16 people in 12 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  The outbreak has also been linked to 7 hospitalizations. The CDC says sick people in this outbreak reported tasting or eating raw cake batter made from a variety of cake mixes. A single brand or type of cake mix has …


Tyson Foods recalls some chicken products due to possible Listeria contamination

BALTIMORE, MD—Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 8,492,832 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced. The frozen, fully cooked chicken products were produced between December 26, 2020 and April 13, 2021. he products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. P-7089” on …

Jule’s Foods issues voluntary recall of Jule’s Foods products due to possible health risk

BALTIMORE, MD—Jule’s Foods of Carlsbad, CA is voluntarily recalling all Jule’s Foods products, because the product was potentially contaminated with Salmonella. Products include: Jule’s Cashew Brie (Classic) – UPC: 860388001507 – all expiration dates Jule’s Truffle Cashew Brie – UPC: 860388001514 – all expiration dates Jule’s Black Garlic Cashew Brie – UPC: 860388001552 – all expiration dates Jule’s Artichoke Spinach Dip – UPC: 860388001569 …

Listeria outbreak prompts additional product recalls

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A recent Listeria outbreak has prompted additional product recalls, according to U.S. Food & Drug Administration. El Abuelito Recall In addition to the products listed here, El Abuelito Cheese of Paterson, NJ is recalling all Queso Fresco (Fresh, soft cheese), Quesillo (Oaxaca, string cheese), and Requeson (Ricotta) products, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, …

CDC: Listeria outbreak tied to Hispanic-style fresh, soft cheeses

UPDATE: This recall has been expanded to include additional products. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has linked a Listeria outbreak to various Hispanic-style fresh and soft cheeses. On Tuesday, February 16, Connecticut officials found Listeria in samples of El Albuelito brand queso fresco cheese collected from a store where a sick person …

Sunshine Mills recalls Nature’s Menu Premium Dog Food varieties due to Salmonella risks

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Sunshine Mills, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of Nature’s Menu® Super Premium Dog Food with a Blend of Real Chicken & Quail because of the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after …

Additional peaches recalled at Wegmans, Kroger due to Salmonella concerns

BALTIMORE, MD—Additional assortments of peaches sold in Maryland were recalled on Monday due to Salmonella concerns.  The original recall announcement can be viewed here. Prima® Wawona Bulk/Loose Peaches Prima® Wawona is voluntarily recalling all of its bulk/loose peaches distributed and sold from June 1 through August 3 and its bagged Wawona and Wawona Organic peaches distributed and sold from June …