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Venda Ravioli, Inc. Recalls Meat Ravioli Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 19:00
Venda Ravioli, Inc., a Providence, R.I. establishment, is recalling approximately 672 pounds of frozen meat ravioli products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.

Inside EMS: The benefits of using CPAP to treat CHF patients

FR1 and EMS Podcasts - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 15:52
Inside EMS: The benefits of using CPAP to treat CHF patients by FR1 and EMS1 Podcasts
Categories: EMS, Podcasts

Health Alert Network (HAN) No. 411 - Update - CDC Recommendations for Managing and Reporting Shigella Infections with Possible Reduced Susceptibility to Ciprofloxacin

CDC Health Alert Network (HAN) - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 07:00
This Health Alert Network (HAN) Update provides current recommendations on management and reporting of Shigella infections that have been treated with ciprofloxacin or azithromycin and resulted in possible clinical treatment failure. This is a follow-up to HAN 401: CDC Recommendations for Diagnosing and Managing Shigella Strains with Possible Reduced Susceptibility to Ciprofloxacin (https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/han00401.asp).

Health Alert Network (HAN) No. 411 - Update - CDC Recommendations for Managing and Reporting Shigella Infections with Possible Reduced Susceptibility to Ciprofloxacin

This Health Alert Network (HAN) Update provides current recommendations on management and reporting of Shigella infections that have been treated with ciprofloxacin or azithromycin and resulted in possible clinical treatment failure. This is a follow-up to HAN 401: CDC Recommendations for Diagnosing and Managing Shigella Strains with Possible Reduced Susceptibility to Ciprofloxacin (https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/han00401.asp).
Categories: CDC, Podcasts, Public Health

Shearer's Foods, LLC Issues an Allergy Alert for Undeclared Milk in Meijer Brand Dill Pickle Flavored Potato Chips

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:44
Shearer's Foods, LLC of Massillon, OH is recalling Meijer brand 9.5 ounce packages of Dill Pickle Flavored Potato Chips because they may contain undeclared milk. People who are allergic to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Goodman Food Products Recalls Fully Cooked Ground Beef Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 22:20
Goodman Food Products, Texas, Inc., a Mansfield, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 34,400 pounds of fully cooked ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.

Public Health Matters Blog - 5 Communication Lessons Learned from Hurricane Maria

When Category 4 Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, CDC assembled a team of experienced communicators who were flexible, bilingual, and culturally sensitive communicators. This group of experts prepared to deploy to Puerto Rico on short notice to support the communication needs of the Puerto Rico Health Department. I was asked to lead content development, and as a native Puerto Rican I did not hesitate to go home and help in any way I could.
Categories: CDC, Podcasts, Public Health

EMS Training, Response & Patient Outcomes

EMS Office Hours Podcast - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 10:37

We focus a lot on response in EMS. Your response coupled with your paramedic or EMT training can effect patient outcomes. 

Sometimes response is the focus without equal attention to training. Getting there is only part of what we do, yet is often the one marker that is looked at when it comes to a patients outcome.

This week we talk about EMS response, EMS call types, paramedic training and how they all reflect on patient outcomes.

Does an 8-10 minute response have a positive impact or is it better training and equipment?

Take a listen to this episode and be sure to click the Apple Link and leave me a quick rating or review. It only takes about 3 minutes but really helps the show.

 

 

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Supermercado Selectos Recalls Raw, Frozen Meat and Poultry Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

CDC Food Safety - Sat, 06/02/2018 - 18:50
Supermercado Selectos, a San Sebastián, Puerto Rico firm, is recalling an undetermined amount of various raw, frozen beef, pork and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.

Sanders Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almonds in Fudge Mini Bites

CDC Food Safety - Sat, 06/02/2018 - 02:53
Sanders announced today that it is recalling its 3.75oz Milk Chocolate Covered Fudge Mini Bites because they may contain undeclared almonds. People who have allergies to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Supermercado Selectos Recalls Raw, Frozen Meat and Poultry Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

CDC Food Safety - Sat, 06/02/2018 - 00:50
Supermercado Selectos, a San Sebastián, Puerto Rico firm, is recalling an undetermined amount of various raw, frozen beef, pork and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.

SDQ Trading Inc Issues Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergen in Cheese Biscuits

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 20:21
SDQ Trading Inc. of 651A Lexington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221 is recalling its 16.5 oz packages of Cheese Biscuits because they may contain undeclared milk allergen. Consumers who are allergic to milk allergen may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

Eddy Packing Co., Inc. Recalls Smoked Sausage Product due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 20:16
Eddy Packing Co., Inc., a Yoakum, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 18,390 pounds of smoked sausage that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically soft plastic.

Ruiz Food Products, Inc. Recalls 12-Count Frozen Breakfast Burritos due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 17:00
Ruiz Food Products, Inc., a Denison, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 50,706 pounds of frozen breakfast burritos that may be contaminated with extraneous material.

Preparing for a Hurricane or a Tropical Storm

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 13:32
You can’t stop a tropical storm or hurricane, but you can take steps now to protect you and your family. If you live in areas at risk, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages you to begin preparing for hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season is June 1 through November 30 each year. Please follow these important hurricane preparedness tips from CDC: Preparing for a Hurricane: Take basic steps now to ensure your safety should a storm hit. Emergency Supplies You Will Need: Stock your home and your car with supplies. Make a Plan: Create a family disaster

H-E-B Voluntarily Issues Recall Specific flavors and container sizes of EconoMax and Hill Country Fare ice creams and Creamy Creations sherbets recalled for broken metal in processing equipment

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 11:08
Committed to the quality of its products, H-E-B is voluntarily issuing an all-store recall for certain flavors and container sizes of EconoMax and Hill Country Fare ice creams and Creamy Creations sherbets for broken metal in processing equipment found during routine maintenance. The affected products were distributed to stores in Texas and Mexico.

Inside EMS Podcast: Is there an optimal age to start your EMS career?

FR1 and EMS Podcasts - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 08:02
Inside EMS Podcast: Is there an optimal age to start your EMS career? by FR1 and EMS1 Podcasts
Categories: EMS, Podcasts

Pious Lion Voluntary Recall Due to Possible Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 14:47
Pious Lion located in Asheville, NC is voluntarily recalling two of their Kratom products: Pious Lion Pure Premium Potent Limited Release Pink Bali, 1 oz and Pious Lion Pure Premium Potent White Maeng DA, Bright Uplifting Energy, 4 oz due to the presence of Salmonella . Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis, and arthritis.

Hormel Foods Corporation Recalls Canned Pork and Chicken Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 19:00
Hormel Food Corp., a Fremont, NE establishment, is recalling approximately 228,614 pounds of canned pork and chicken products that may be contaminated with foreign matter, specifically pieces of metal.

Global Commodities Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites In Apricot with Pitt Watan Brand

CDC Food Safety - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 01:57
Global Commodities, Inc. of Hicksville, NY is recalling 1lb and 0.5lb packages of WATAN DRY FRUITS Brand Natural Dried Apricot with Pitt, because it contains undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

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