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Sandwiches recalled for Listeria from Target, Walgreens, others
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Sandwiches recalled for Listeria from Target, Walgreens, others

Fresh, ready-to-eat egg salad and ham salad sandwiches, as well as a seafood stuffing mix, are under recall from several retailers and a vending machine company because federal inspectors found Listeria monocytogenes in the Greencore USA LLC facility where the products were made. To view labels of all of the products subject to this recall,...

October 2, 2017October 2, 2017by
Unknown amount of turkey drumsticks recalled across the U.S
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Unknown amount of turkey drumsticks recalled across the U.S

Belmont Sausage Co. of Elk Grove Village, IL, is recalling an undetermined amount of smoked turkey products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Friday night. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. To view other...

October 1, 2017October 1, 2017by
Publisher’s Platform: It’s past time for FDA to out retailers
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Publisher’s Platform: It’s past time for FDA to out retailers

This peanut butter substitute was still on the shelf at a Luckys Market earlier this week, despite having been recalled in March for E. coli contamination. On March 7, 2017, The SoyNut Butter Company recalled all varieties of I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butters and all varieties of I.M. Healthy Granola products. On March 10, 2017, The...

October 1, 2017October 1, 2017by
Canadian Salmonella outbreak traced to frozen, raw chicken
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Canadian Salmonella outbreak traced to frozen, raw chicken

More than a dozen people across four Canadian provinces are confirmed with Salmonella infections traced to breaded chicken products, but federal officials have not irevealed what specific products or brands are implicated. Of the 13 victims identified as of Thursday, four of them had symptoms so severe that they had to be hospitalized. Their illness...

September 30, 2017September 30, 2017by
Years After Silently Combating Sexual Trauma, Female Veterans Seek Help
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Years After Silently Combating Sexual Trauma, Female Veterans Seek Help

Sheila Procella joined the Air Force in 1974 to “see the Earth,” she said. She enlisted at the tail end of the Vietnam War, shortly after graduating from high school. Although she never left her home state of Texas during eight years of service, her office job proved to be its own battlefield. “Some of us...

September 30, 2017September 30, 2017by
Pride & Joy refuses to recall raw milk after Salmonella found
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Pride & Joy refuses to recall raw milk after Salmonella found

Owners of an organic raw milk dairy in Washington say they have “politely declined” the state’s request that they recall their unpasteurized milk, which showed Salmonella contamination during routine testing by agriculture officials. Claiming they are being targeted by the Washington State Department of Agriculture, the owners of Pride & Joy Puget Sound LLC posted...

September 29, 2017September 29, 2017by
For Some Refugees, Women’s Health Care Is A Culture Shock
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For Some Refugees, Women’s Health Care Is A Culture Shock

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Dinnertime is nearing, and the kitchen in this tidy home is buzzing. Lamyaa Manty, a 29-year-old Iraqi refugee, wears a neon-pink T-shirt and stirs a big pot of eggplant, onion, potatoes and tomatoes on the stove, a staple of Iraqi cooking called tepsi. Spinning around with a butterfly net in her hand...

September 29, 2017September 29, 2017by
Clarification: King Soopers recall chicken salad for Listeria risk
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Clarification: King Soopers recall chicken salad for Listeria risk

Editor’s note: The Kroger Co. clarified the recall information in a special statement issues after this story was published. The implicated chicken salad was distributed only to King Soopers stores. This story has been updated to reflect that information.  A regional grocery store chain owned by the Kroger Co. quietly recalled chicken salad sold in their deli...

September 28, 2017September 28, 2017by
Contaminated soy butter still on sale 6 months after recall
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Contaminated soy butter still on sale 6 months after recall

Identified as the cause of an E. coli outbreak — and recalled in March — I.M. Healthy “SoyNut Butter” was still on the shelf yesterday at a Luckys Market in California, according to the mother of an 8-year-old outbreak victim. “We have friends all over the Bay Area who have been watching the situation since...

September 28, 2017September 28, 2017by
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As Loyal Donors Age, Industry Is Out For Young Blood

When Corinne Standefer retires as a volunteer from the Lane Bloodworks in Eugene, Ore., this month, she will have donated 37 years of her life — and almost 19 gallons of blood. The 89-year-old gave her first pint decades ago to help a friend who had cancer. “When they called me and said ‘Could you...

September 28, 2017September 28, 2017by