Fatal Melioidosis Outbreak Linked to Walmart Distributed Aromatherapy Spray

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified a harmful melioidosis bacteria in an aromatherapy spray, “Better Homes & Gardens Lavender & Chamomile Essential Oil Infused Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones.” Melioidosis sickened four people in the …

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5000 Years Foods, Inc. Recall Cabbage Kimchi Due to Potential Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

5000 Years Foods, Inc.  recalled kimchi due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections to people with weakened immune systems. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Listeria infection can …

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Jacobus Pharmaceutical Recalls Ruzurgi Tablets Due to Potential Contamination of Yeast, Mold, and Aerobic Bacteria

Jacobus Pharmaceutical Company recalled three lots of Ruzurgi (amifampridine) 10-mg tablets due to potential health risk. Laboratory tests found that the product is contaminated with yeast, mold, and aerobic bacteria that may cause serious and life-threatening infections. The use of …

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FDA Issues a Warning Against Artnaturals Hand Sanitizers Due to Excessive Amounts of Benzene, Acetaldehyde, and Acetal Pollutants

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned people against using certain hand sanitizers after finding high levels of potentially cancer-causing chemicals. The FDA issued a warning on Monday after discovering excessive amounts of benzene, acetaldehyde, and acetal pollutants in some …

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