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Harvesters Issues Safety Alert on Bibi Frutix Candy Possible Chemical Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 20:26
On Tuesday, December 5, a partner food pantry agency in Wamego, Kansas notified Harvesters—The Community Food Network of potentially contaminated Bibi Frutix candy product it received through Harvesters' distribution program. The candy product is likely contaminated with a chemical substance and is potentially harmful if eaten.

ALDI Voluntarily Recalls Choceur Dark Chocolate Bar Due to Undeclared Nut Allergen Products Could Contain Almond Pieces Not Listed on Packaging

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:25
In cooperation with Hofer KG ZNL Schokoladefab, ALDI has voluntarily recalled Choceur Dark Chocolate Bars as a precautionary measure due to the potential presence of almond pieces not listed on packaging. The recall was initiated after an ALDI employee identified almond pieces in the product. This product may cause an allergic reaction in customers who have a nut allergy.

Inside EMS Podcast: The difference between in-hospital and out-of-hospital DNR's

FR1 and EMS Podcasts - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:23
Inside EMS Podcast: The difference between in-hospital and out-of-hospital DNR's by FR1 and EMS1 Podcasts
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Creative Contract Packaging LLC Issues An Allergen Alert Regarding 4 Ounce Jars Of Herb-Ox® Beef Flavor Granulated Bouillon Due To Potential Presence Of Undeclared Milk

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 09:54
Creative Contract Packaging LLC is voluntarily recalling 4,412 cases, or 13,236 total pounds, of two code dates of HERB-OX® Beef Flavor Granulated Bouillon, due to the potential presence of an undeclared milk allergen.

FDA Alerts Consumers to Recall of Certain Comforts FOR BABY Water with Fluoride

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 15:28
The Kroger Company has recalled Comforts FOR BABY Purified Water with Fluoride Added 1 GAL (3.78 L) with sell by dates from 4/26/2018 to 10/10/2018, after receiving complaints about mold in the product. Testing by Kroger has identified the mold as Talaromyces penicillium. The water is sold in clear containers, but the mold may not be visible with the naked eye.

CDC’s Research on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 12:33
For nearly 50 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has researched noise-induced hearing loss in the workplace, providing guidelines to help reduce risk. In 2015, CDC received inquiries from both the public and medical community about noise-induced hearing loss in non-workplace settings. In 2016, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released “Hearing Health Care for Adults: Priorities for Improving Access and Affordability.” This report included a request that government agencies strengthen publicly available, evidence-based information on hearing loss and hearing health care. In response, CDC not only started research efforts but also raised awareness about

Rafedain Shish Kabob Restaurant, Inc. Recalls Chicken Patty Shish Kabob Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 17:12
Rafedain Shish Kabob Restaurant, Inc., a Detroit, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 813 pounds of chicken patty shish kabob products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain milk, wheat and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.

Caesar's Pasta, LLC Recalls Beef Meatball Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 13:31
Caesar's Pasta, LLC, a Blackwood, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 46,810 pounds of beef meatball products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain egg, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Virginia Diner, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut Allergen in Chocolate Covered Cashews 10 oz. cans

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:52
Virginia Diner, Inc. is voluntarily issuing a recall of 10 oz. cans of Plow & Hearth Chocolate Covered Cashews at Plow & Hearth’s locations and nationwide (Mail Order) as a precaution because they may contain peanuts and peanut allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. A label mix up was discovered by a consumer who received and opened a Cashew Tower Set (3 individual cashew cans) of which one can, the 10 oz. Chocolate Covered Cashews, were found to have Salted Peanuts.

Lead Hazards in Some Holiday Toys and Toy Jewelry

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 12:37
Protect children from exposure to lead in metal and plastic toys, especially imported toys, antique toys, and toy jewelry. Many children get toys and toy jewelry as gifts during the holiday season but some toys may contain lead hazards. Lead is invisible to the naked eye and has no smell. Children may be exposed to lead by simply handling toys normally. It is normal for toddlers and infants to put toys, fingers and other objects in their mouths. They may also be exposed to lead this way. Lead in Toys Protect children from exposure to lead in metal and plastic

Inside EMS Podcast: How to develop into an EMS role model and mentor

FR1 and EMS Podcasts - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 12:12
Inside EMS Podcast: How to develop into an EMS role model and mentor by FR1 and EMS1 Podcasts
Categories: EMS, Podcasts

Farrell Farms, Inc. Issues allergy alert on undeclared milk in Dark Chocolate Almonds, Dark Chocolate Cashews, and Dark Chocolate Pecans

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 12:48
Farrell Farms, Inc. of Goldsboro, NC is recalling 7 oz Dark Chocolate Almonds, 7 oz Dark Chocolate Cashews, and 7 oz Dark Chocolate Pecans, because these products may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Watch - Lunar New Year

CDC Travel Notices - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 04:00
The Year of the Dog begins on February 16, 2018, and many people will travel to Asia to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Destinations include Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mauritius, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Categories: CDC, Podcasts, Public Health

Watch - Carnival and Mardi Gras

CDC Travel Notices - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 04:00
If you plan to travel outside the United States to celebrate Carnival, you can take some simple precautions to help you stay safe and healthy. Destinations include Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, and Trinidad and Tobago.
Categories: CDC, Podcasts, Public Health

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CDC Travel Notices - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 17:30
Categories: CDC, Podcasts, Public Health

Inside EMS Podcast: The importance of pharmacology in EMS

FR1 and EMS Podcasts - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 12:39
Inside EMS Podcast: The importance of pharmacology in EMS by FR1 and EMS1 Podcasts
Categories: EMS, Podcasts

Watch - 2018 Winter Olympics (PyeongChang 2018)

CDC Travel Notices - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 04:00
The 2018 Winter Olympics will take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 9 to February 25, 2018. The Paralympic Games are scheduled for March 9 to March 18, 2018.
Categories: CDC, Podcasts, Public Health

Go Green for the Holidays!

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:26
Are you one of those organized people who are already prepared for the coming winter holidays? Or do you still have plans to make and gifts to buy? Either way, why not take a second look at some of your usual holiday activities to see if you can make them more “sustainable?” Sustainability is the responsible use of environmental resources in the present so that future generations will have enough to meet their needs. This is a lofty goal; how can any one person make a difference in reaching it? You may not realize that you are already working toward

Leclerc Foods Issues Limited Voluntary Recall of Fit & Active Chocolatey Chip Protein Meal Bars – Due to Presence of Plastic Piece

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 09:20
Leclerc Foods has initiated a limited voluntary recall of a single lot of Fit & Active Chocolatey Chip Protein Meal Bars packages with UPC Code 41498-18695 and only affected products with a “best by” date of May 24, 2018.

It’s Hard Advocating For Our EMS Patients

EMS Office Hours Podcast - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 13:16

Sometimes it feels like you are going against the current. Even your patients resist when you are trying to advocate for them. Its frustrating but its important to always come full circle and to keep going and doing the right thing. Take a listen below to see what I mean on this weeks podcast.

 

 

 

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