AGs call on FDA to act on lead found in baby food

BALTIMORE, MD—A coalition of attorneys general, including Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown, are calling on the the Food & Drug Administration to take action on toxic metals found in baby food. A letter (PDF) sent to the FDA by the coalition brings attention to recent childhood lead poisoning linked to recalled cinnamon applesauce pouches made by WanaBana, Schnucks, and […]

CDC reports 101 confirmed cases of illness due to elevated lead, chromium levels in cinnamon applesauce pouches

WASHINGTON—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food & Drug Administration continue to investigate cases of reported illnesses due to elevated levels of lead and chromium found in recalled cinnamon applesauce pouches. To date, confirmed complainants, or people for whom a complaint or adverse event was submitted and met FDA’s complainant definition, are between zero and 53 years of […]

FDA continues to investigate elevated lead, chromium levels found in cinnamon applesauce pouches as reports of adverse reactions mount

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration continues to investigate reports of adverse reactions due to elevated levels of lead and chromium found in cinnamon applesauce pouches across the country. As of January 8, 2024, FDA has received 87 confirmed complaints/reports of adverse events potentially linked to recalled products. To date, confirmed complainants, or people for whom a complaint or adverse […]

Weis Markets finds ‘skimming’ devices in two Baltimore-area stores

SUNBURY, PA—Weis Markets is notifying customers after skimming devices were found in two of the grocery chain’s Baltimore-area locations. On November 1, 2023, Weis Markets discovered a skimmer at its store located at 7848 Wise Avenue in Dundalk.  On the same day, Weis found a second skimmer at its store located at 1080 Maiden Choice Lane in Baltimore. Upon discovering […]

Police investigating after irate customer throws food, destroys equipment at McDonald’s drive-thru in White Marsh [VIDEO]

WHITE MARSH, MD—Authorities are investigating after an irate customer berated employees and threw items while at the drive-thru window at a McDonald’s in White Marsh. The incident occurred on October 8, 2023, according to Heather Patti with the White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association at the McDonald’s on Campbell Boulevard. The customer can be seen in the video below berating employees and […]

Orioles announce ‘Soak It In’ postseason events throughout Baltimore area

BALTIMORE, MD—The Orioles on Monday announced plans for a series of “Soak It In” events leading up to the start of the 2023 Postseason. Beginning Tuesday, October 3, fans will have the opportunity to meet the Oriole Bird and Mr. Splash while showing off their Oriole pride at events throughout Birdland. A complete list of events follows: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3 […]