Business, Health, Sci-Tech

Garland Ventures LTD recalls Five Cheese Stuffed Shells due to possible Listeria contamination

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Garland Ventures Ltd of Garland, Texas is voluntary recalling 1095 cases of Five Cheese Stuffed Shells trays because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms …


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NOW Health Group Inc. recalls NOW Real Food Raw Macadamia Nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination

NOTTINGHAM, MD—NOW Health Group, Inc., of Bloomingdale, Illinois, is voluntarily recalling its NOW Real Food® Raw Macadamia Nuts – Product Code 7119, Lot#3141055 – because this lot has the 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 …


Governor Hogan releases additional details on Stage Two reopenings

ANNAPOLIS, MD—With key statewide health metrics continuing to trend in a positive direction, Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday evening announced further details on the additional phased reopenings through Stage Two of the ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery.’ “This truly is one of the most daunting challenges our state has ever faced, but sometimes the worst times have a way of …

GSK Consumer Healthcare recalls Benefiber Healthy Shape Prebiotic Fiber Supplement, Benefiber Prebiotic Fiber Supplement due to possible plastic contamination

BALTIMORE, MD—GSK Consumer Healthcare is voluntarily recalling five lots (listed below) of Benefiber Healthy Shape Prebiotic Fiber Supplement powder and Benefiber Prebiotic Fiber Supplement powder due to the potential for green plastic pieces or shavings from bottle caps to be present in the product. There is a potential risk of choking or physical injury to the soft tissues of the …

Homestead Creamery recalls unsalted butter due to possible Listeria contamination

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Homestead Creamery Inc. of Wirtz, VA, is recalling their unsalted butter because of the potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail, or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal …

Bloomberg Philanthropies, state of Maryland to fund Johns Hopkins University-led COVID-19 treatment research

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Bloomberg Philanthropies, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, and Johns Hopkins University announced on Friday a joint effort to fund research into the potential therapeutic uses of COVID-19 convalescent plasma, led by Arturo Casadevall, an infectious disease expert and Bloomberg Distinguished Professor who holds joint appointments in the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins School …

Governor Hogan orders closure of non-essential businesses

UPDATE: County Executive Johnny Olszewski has requested Maryland National Guard support in Baltimore County. Original story below… —— ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Monday morning in which he announced further efforts to address the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Governor Hogan is ordering the closure of all non-essential businesses effective at 5 p.m. on Monday. This is not …

Blendtopia Products recalls frozen smoothie products due to possible Listeria risk

BALTIMORE, MD—Blendtopia Products, LLC is voluntarily recalling 29,078 cases of 7 ounce frozen Blendtopia brand Superfood Smoothie Kits because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such …