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  • December ends with two pet food recalls
    December ends with two pet food recalls
    The year ended with yet two more pet food recalls due to possible salmonella contamination. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release dated Dec. 31, 2014 announcing that Jump Your Bones, Inc. of Boca Raton,...
  • Dog chews recalled
    Barkworthies issues recall of dog chews due to possible Salmonella contamination
    Barkworthies issued a voluntary recall of select lots of Chicken Vittles Dog Chews on Dec. 24 due to possible Salmonella contamination. Barkworthies previously had the product tested however routine product testing conducted by the Colorado...
  • Turkey time: 10 must-read tips for a healthy, illness-free Thanksgiving feast
    Turkey time: 10 must-read tips for a healthy, illness-free Thanksgiving feast
    As Thanksgiving approaches, you likely anticipate a huge feast and time spent with those who matter most. While many of us tend to eat too much turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie this time of year, the result is typically nothing more than minor...
  • Mom dies after eating cookie dough
    Mom dies after eating cookie dough: Fears over raw cookie dough confirmed? FDA
    A mom from Las Vegas who died last year after eating a few nibbles of raw cookie dough is back in the news this week. Four years ago, Linda Rivera ate a few bites of dough prior to baking her cookies. Her son, now 22, Ricky Simpson, testified to...
  • Pet food
    Iams explores adding bacteria killer to pet food
    Iams Co. is asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for permission to use a “food additive” to reduce Salmonella bacterial contamination in its dry cat and dog food.According to the FDA, Iams wants to use a Salmonella...
  • Bravo pet food recall
    Bravo issues nationwide pet food recall
    Dog and cat food manufactured by Bravo of Manchester, Conn. is recalling dog and cat food due to potential salmonella contamination. KETK, an NBC affiliate, reported on Sept. 29, 2014, that Bravo Turkey and Bravo Chicken pet foods are the products...
  • Pregnancy VS your immune system
    Pregnancy VS your immune system
    Being pregnant and sick is a truly miserable time, but when pregnant are you more or less likely to actually get sick? Is your immune system off a little not as strong from carrying a baby? Or is your pregnant body acting like a superhero...
  • 4C Foods Corp. recalls 4C Grated HomeStyle Parmesan
    4C Grated Cheese HomeStyle Parmesan recalled due to possible salmonella
    The FDA released information concerning a recall by 4C Foods Corp. which involved 6-ounce glass jars of their 4C Grated Cheese HomeStyle Parmesan due to possible salmonella contamination.The 4C Foods Corp. products that are part of this recall...
  • Turtle
    Salmonella warning: Small turtles an unhealthy pet choice for kids
    Despite the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) more than three-decade ban on the sale of turtles less than 4 inches long for other than educational purposes, the tiny reptiles are still being sold illegally at fairs, flea markets and...
  • Chicken
    Salmonella outbreak traced to Foster Farms
    Foster Farms, a California- based poultry business that has served the west coast since 1939, could see its business temporarily shut down if two members of Congress have their way, according to a NBC News story published July 8, 2014.U.S. House...
  • USDA Urged to Shut Down Foster Farms
    USDA urged to shut down Foster Farms plants after recalls and illnesses sicken
    California based Foster Farms poultry processing plants are coming under congressional fire this week. The USDA said the chicken plant issued a “voluntary recall,” pulling back products with a confirmed contamination that has sickened...
  • Safeway, Costco sold salmonella infected Foster Farms chicken for a whole year
    Safeway, Costco sold salmonella infected Foster Farms chicken for a whole year
    The latest news in a cloudy San Francisco this week involves your next meal. Travelers need to be aware that California chicken in restaurants may be affected.Foster Farms Chicken has issued a recall due to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant...
  • Salmonella infections linked to chia seed powder now recalled. Check to see whether it's still in your food pantry.
    Salmonella infections linked to chia seed powder now recalled
    The CDC is warning consumers about a product that's now recalled, known as organic sprouted chia seed powder. This is a product that could be on the shelves of people's food pantries for a long time without the individual knowing the...
  • Possible Salmonella contamination prompts recall of pepper
    Possible Salmonella contamination prompts recall of pepper
    A possible Salmonella contamination had led the Olde Thompson Inc. Oxnard, CA to recall Ground Malabar Pepper by Kirkland Signature, according to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA).Olde Thompson is recalling Kirkland Signature Coarse Ground...
  • Salmonella
    Natural food company's powders, mixes recalled over salmonella fears
    Health officials are warning people not to eat some of the powders and smoothie mixes produced by a Northern California natural food company because the products may be contaminated with a bacteria that can make people very ill.The California...