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  • Baby wipe recall: Contamination concerns cited, 10 brands affected
    Baby wipe recall: 10 brands of wipes contaminated, bacteria may make kids sick
    A massive baby wipe recall has been issued by Nutek Disposable, Inc., this week for 10 national brands in total. Fears that some wipes may be contaminated and contain harmful bacteria were reported by users after they noticed strange smells and...
  • Baby wipes
    Baby wipes recalled, possibly contaminated
    Baby wipes marketed under 10 brand news were recalled from retail outlets and Internet sites throughout the United States, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Monday. Investigations are under way to determine whether the wipes are...
  • Purging your pipes
    Purging your pipes
    How clean is your water and the pipes that deliver it?The mayor is on television drinking a glass of water to prove to you that it is safe again after being turned off for several days due to a toxic contamination event. What should you do?a. Have...
  • Water warning
    Disaster: Water is off in Toledo
    Here is a live prepper emergency. The water has been turned off in your community because it is contaminated with microcystin. Bacteria is in the water in Toledo, Ohio at levels threatening to all living things. It damages the liver of humans and...
  • Fisher Price in Ballston Pond
    Cringe: People are wading in Four Mile Run
    You see it all of the time where the Four Mile Run flows by the picnic grounds and parents let their children and their pets splash in the water. That is followed by a call to the table, “It’s time to eat.” Oh no it isn’t....
  • Made in chicken eggs, not moth cell lines.
    UPDATED: Rhabdovirus lurks in cell line used to make Flublok
    According to an article to be published in the Journal of Virology on June 15, 2014, the Sf9 cell line, which was derived from moths and is widely used to manufacture biological products, is contaminated with a virus. According to scientists...
  • Drinking water
    Drinking water may be associated with many infections
    Safe drinking water is vital for good overall health. Yet, the drinking water is not safe in many places worldwide. In fact drinking water is linked to infections in many countries, reported Science Daily on Feb. 28, 2014.In Australia Brisbane'...
  • An average cantaloupe which may be affected by listeria
    Farmers responsible for 2011 cantaloupe contamination get no jail time
    Remember the listeria outbreak in 2011? Some of us remember more than others. 33 people died in the outbreak which is considered as one of the worst in recent U.S. years. Some the nation was not affected by the bad melons, but the areas that were...
  • Radioactive tuna
    Preppers: Beware of radioactive tuna
    There was a report in Liberals Unite that all bluefin tuna caught off the shores of California are radioactive presumably resulting from the Fukushima tsunami that destroyed nuclear power plants there.When the disaster happened, scientists...
  • Safe donor breast milk available in Los Angeles
    Safe donor breast milk available in Los Angeles
    Contaminated human breast milk is a major health concern for new moms that purchase donor breast milk. On October 21, I reported on a study in the journal Pediatrics that found that 72% of donor breast milk was contaminated with harmful bacteria...
  • Donor breast milk may be contaminated reports new study
    Donor breast milk may be contaminated reports new study
    For a variety of reasons, moms who want to breastfeed must rely on donor milk. However, a new study has raised safety concerns. The majority of breast milk available via a popular US milk-sharing website was found to be contaminated with harmful...
  • Eric and Ryan Jensen
    Danger in the food supply
    During normal times, without a disaster present, there may be a danger lurking.According to one Center for Public Integrity report, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspections are up 200%. However, they only inspect 2% of foreign imports.An...
  • DTE River Rouge Power Plant
    Detroit is already broke, does it have to be dirty too?
    Three hundred and twelve years ago Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac landed in Detroit. When Cadillac arrived, the Detroit River was pristine, teaming with fish. The French came to Detroit to build up military defenses, prosper and...
  • Public pools are often contaminated with fecal matter
    Public pools are often contaminated with fecal matter
    Many people share concerns about the safety of swimming in public pools due to possible contamination with pathogens from dirty swimmers. These concerns have been heightenedby the results of a report on May 17, 2013, by the Centers for Disease...
  • Your ground turkey may be contaminated
    Your ground turkey may be contaminated
    Ground turkey is an inexpensive meat product that many deem to be a healthier alternative to ground beef. However, on April 30, Consumer Reports revealed the results of a shocking lab analysis. The organization found that more than 50% of packages...