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Working Cow Homemade, Inc. Recalls Product Because of Possible Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 10/05/2018 - 12:19
Working Cow Homemade Ice Cream, Inc. of St. Petersburg, FL is conducting a voluntary recall of No Sugar Added Vanilla and No Sugar Added Chocolate ice cream manufactured in three-gallon tubs during the month of May 2018. The recall is being conducted due to a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

JBS Tolleson, Inc. Recalls Raw Beef Products Due to Possible Salmonella Newport Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 00:03
JBS Tolleson, Inc., a Tolleson, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 6,500,966 pounds of various raw, non-intact beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Newport.

Johnston County Hams Recalls Ready-To-Eat Ham Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 10/03/2018 - 17:03
Johnston County Hams, a Smithfield, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 89,096 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Sales of JUUL e-cigarettes skyrocket, posing danger to youth

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 10/02/2018 - 15:39
Product dominated the U.S. e-cigarette market by end of 2017

¿Cuáles son las razones para vacunar a mi bebé?

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 10/02/2018 - 06:54
Proteger la salud de su hijo es muy importante para usted. Ponerle a su hijo todas las vacunas recomendadas antes de los dos años es la mejor manera de protegerlo de 14 enfermedades infantiles graves. Elija la vacunación: la defensa poderosa que es segura y de comprobada eficacia.

Prevención ' Epilepsia

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 14:21
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Tips on Cleaning Mold after a Flood

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Fri, 09/28/2018 - 13:25
Returning to your home after a flood is a big part of getting your life back to normal. But you may be facing a new challenge: mold. What can you do to get rid of it?  How do you get the mold out of your home and stay safe at the same time? CDC has investigated floods, mold, and cleanup, and offers practical tips for homeowners and others on how to safely and efficiently remove mold from the home. In 2005, thousands of people along the Gulf Coast were faced with cleaning up mold from their homes after Hurricanes Katrina

Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation Voluntarily Recalls

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 09/26/2018 - 18:47
Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation is voluntarily recalling all of its products produced at the Keaau facility between Sept. 6 - 21, 2018 due to a potential contamination of Escherichia coli (E. coli). The recall was initiated due to E. coli being detected in the well water and distribution system that supplies the firm's operations. No illnesses related to the water have been reported to the state.

Allergy Alert Issued in Whole Foods Market Stores Nationwide for Undeclared Milk in 365 Everyday Value White Corn Tortilla Chips

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 17:58
Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling 365 Everyday Value White Corn Tortilla Chips because the product may contain undeclared milk that was not listed on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product

Voluntary Recall on Harris Teeter Low Fat Cookies & Cream Frozen Yogurt Due to Undeclared Peanut Product

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 16:03
Harris Teeter is notifying shoppers of a voluntarily recall of Harris Teeter Low Fat Frozen Yogurt Cookies & Cream 1.5 qt laminated cartons, UPC 0 72036 98182 0, with all SELL BY DATES up to 07/30/19 due to undeclared peanut product.

Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning Prevention

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:39
When power outages occur after severe weather (such as severe storms, hurricanes or tornadoes), using alternative sources of power can cause carbon monoxide (CO) to build up in a home and poison the people and animals inside. Every year, at least 430 people die in the U. S. from accidental CO poisoning. Approximately 50,000 people in the U.S. visit the emergency department each year due to accidental CO poisoning. There are steps you can take to help protect yourself and your household from CO poisoning. Change the batteries in your CO detector every six months. If you don’t have a

Junior's Smokehouse Processing Plant Recalls Beef Jerky Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:03
Junior's Smokehouse Processing Plant, an El Campo, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 690 pounds of ready-to-eat teriyaki beef jerky products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of hard metal.

Purus Labs Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk and Soy in MyoWhey

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:37
Purus Labs, Inc of Plano, Texas is recalling MyoWhey Chocolate Cookie Crunch, because it may contain undeclared milk and soy. This only effects products with Lot number PL: 0100518 Exp: 04/2020. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk and soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Zweigle's Inc. Recalls Olive Loaf Pork Products due to Sodium Nitrite Levels in Excess of Regulatory Limit

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 19:57
Zweigle's Inc., a Rochester, N.Y., establishment, is recalling approximately 6,082 pounds of ready-to-eat olive loaf pork products due to sodium nitrite levels in excess of the regulatory limit.

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CDC Food Safety - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 15:52
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Flood Safety Tips

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 13:40
Hurricane Florence: Emergency Management Officials have requested that people escaping flood waters as a last resort do not stay in the attic. If the highest floor of your home becomes dangerous…get on the roof. Call 911 for help and stay on the line until answered. Listen to local advisories for more information and be careful to never drive through flood waters. Visit CDC’s Hurricane page for information on how to keep your family safe before, during, and after a storm. Take these important steps to reduce the harm caused by flooding. Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than

Cargill Meat Solutions Recalls Ground Beef Products Due To Possible E. Coli O26 Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 22:54
Cargill Meat Solutions, a Fort Morgan, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 132,606 pounds of ground beef products made from the chuck portion of the carcass that may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O26.

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