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Blood pressure and fluid retention drugs recalled over cancer concerns

Blood pressure and fluid retention drugs recalled over cancer concerns

The FDA has published a new recall advisory from Lupin Pharmaceuticals over two different drugs: Hydrochlorothiazide and Irbesartan. The company, which stopped marketing these particular drugs in January, says it is recalling the batches due to potentially higher than acceptable levels of an impurity called N-nitrosoirbesartan.

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Butterball recalls a bunch of turkey, but it shouldn’t impact Thanksgiving

Butterball recalls a bunch of turkey, but it shouldn’t impact Thanksgiving

Butterball, the poultry company best known for its frozen turkeys, has announced a new turkey product recall over potential contamination with plastic. The announcement comes only a few weeks ahead of Thanksgiving, but shouldn't impact turkey availability for the holiday -- the issue impacts ground turkey products, not whole birds.

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USDA reveals massive canned beef recall over lead contamination

USDA reveals massive canned beef recall over lead contamination

The USDA has published a recall covering more than half a million cans of beef and gravy products over the presence of lead. The recall comes from Crider Foods of Georgia, which says the lead contamination has been traced back to a mix of spices provided by a third-party company. The recalled cans were made starting in October 2020.

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Parent’s Choice baby food recalled at Walmart over arsenic levels

Parent’s Choice baby food recalled at Walmart over arsenic levels

Some Parent's Choice baby food sold at Walmart has been recalled over higher than acceptable inorganic arsenic levels, a new recall advisory has revealed. The arsenic levels were discovered by the FDA via sample testing, prompting the voluntary recall. The baby food was sold in Walmart stores and on its website.

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USDA says some pork products recalled over Listeria risk

USDA says some pork products recalled over Listeria risk

The USDA has published a Class I recall involving some pork products due to their potential contamination with Listeria. The frozen pork products covered by this recall were produced over a two-day period last month, though some recipients may still have the products in their freezers. As with other recalls involving Listeria, consumers are warned not to eat the pork.

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Volvo recalls over 460,000 cars after airbag explosion blamed for death

Volvo recalls over 460,000 cars after airbag explosion blamed for death

Volvo is recalling more than 460,000 cars world word, over fears that older airbags could prove deadly in the case of a crash. The recall - over half of the vehicles for which were sold in the US - does not concern Volvo's current line-up, but instead older cars with aging safety hardware.

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Thousands of cases of canned dog food recalled over risky vitamin level

Thousands of cases of canned dog food recalled over risky vitamin level

The latest dog food recall comes from Fromm Family Foods, though it doesn't have anything to do with the salmonella or aflatoxin that was behind numerous recalls earlier this year. This time around, the dog food is being recalled because it may have higher than expected levels of vitamin D, which could lead to health problems, including kidney troubles.

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Coppertone sunscreen, Lotrimin antifungal sprays recalled over cancer risk

Coppertone sunscreen, Lotrimin antifungal sprays recalled over cancer risk

A pair of new recalls published by the FDA revolves around the chemical benzene, a carcinogen in humans that has been linked to certain blood disorders and cancers. The first recall comes from Coppertone, which has recalled some of its spray sunscreen products; the second recall comes from Bayer, which is recalling some Tinactin and Lotrimin AF antifungal sprays.

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Emergency low blood sugar kits recalled over loss of potency

Emergency low blood sugar kits recalled over loss of potency

Eli Lilly and Company has announced the recall of its Glucagon Emergency Kit, which it says may develop loss of potency due to how it was manufactured. The emergency kit is intended for diabetics who may develop serious low blood sugar levels that need to be treated promptly. Reduced potency may leave the user vulnerable to severe health outcomes.

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Trail mix and nuts sold by multiple brands recalled over glass risk

Trail mix and nuts sold by multiple brands recalled over glass risk

Arizona company SunTree Snack Foods is recalling a number of trail mixes and nuts sold under multiple brand names due to potential contamination with glass. The recall impacts brands sold by HEB, as well as Happy Belly and more. As expected, eating nuts or trail mixes that contain pieces of glass could be a major health risk.

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Chocolate milk recalled in multiple states over failed pasteurization

Chocolate milk recalled in multiple states over failed pasteurization

Green Field Farms, a business in central Ohio, has announced a recall of around 1,200 containers of chocolate milk distributed in many states east of the Mississippi river over a pasteurization issue. According to the advisory, this milk may not have been pasteurized adequately, leaving the potential for a foodborne illness resulting from pathogens that may be present.

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Aldi salad dressing recalled over botulism risk: All the details

Aldi salad dressing recalled over botulism risk: All the details

Some poppy seed dressing sold at Aldi stores under the company's Simply Nature Organic brand has been recalled over a processing issue that may pave the way for botulism. The big issue is the potential for bacteria to grow in the bottles of poppy seed dressing, including, potentially, a type of bacteria that produces the toxin behind botulism.

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