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December 13, 2018 - 8:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials have traced a food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce to at least one farm in California. But they cautioned Thursday that other farms are likely involved in the E. coli outbreak and consumers should continue checking the label before purchasing romaine...
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December 12, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What do bottled water and chewing gum have in common? In 2015, the FDA told the manufacturers of Kind bars that the label, which said the bars were "healthy," was misleading, because it had a higher fat content than...
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Romaine Salad
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December 07, 2018 - 10:11 pm
By Jacqueline Howard and Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) -- The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce harvested from the central Coastal growing regions of Northern and Central California amid a multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to...
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Dog Food
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December 01, 2018 - 10:36 am
By Theresa Waldrop (CNN) -- Sunshine Mills, the maker of several brands of pet food, is recalling three of its puppy and dog food products, citing potentially high levels of vitamin D that could lead to "serious health issues," including kidney failure. The brands affected are Evolve, Sportsman's...
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November 30, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Got milk? The FDA's not so sure. Ron Swanson, the surly anti-government director of the Parks and Recreation Department on the TV show "Parks and Rec" said, "There is only one thing I hate more than lying: skim milk, which...
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This combination of Aug. 25, 2018 photos shows demonstration models of implantable neurostimulators, top row from left, the Medtronic Intellis and the Boston Scientific Spectra WaveWriter SCS.
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November 26, 2018 - 1:15 pm
By Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials said Monday they plan to overhaul the nation's decades-old system for approving most medical devices, which has long been criticized by experts for failing to catch problems with risky implants and medical instruments. The...
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Cherri Gregg
November 24, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections settled a federal class action this week by agreeing to provide inmates access to an expensive treatment for Hepatitis C. "Hepatitis C is the most serious and deadly viral disease in the United States," said David Rudovsky,...
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Romaine Salad
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November 22, 2018 - 4:06 pm
(CBS) -- The FDA is looking at California as a potential source of romaine lettuce tainted with a potentially deadly strain E. coli. Health officials said romaine lettuce should be removed from all supermarket shelves and restaurant menus until they can determine the source of the new outbreak. But...
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The CDC has recalled and issued warnings about romaine lettuce, turkey products and more.
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November 21, 2018 - 4:01 pm
By Susan Scutti (CNN) -- Thanksgiving is many Americans' favorite holiday because it is a time when family, friends, neighbors and strangers come together to share their favorite foods. Before you prepare your favorite dishes, take a moment to review the food recalls and illness outbreaks...
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The FDA recommends that parents and caregivers do not give honey to infants or children younger than 1 year of age.
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Rachel Kurland
November 19, 2018 - 12:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Four babies in Texas have been hospitalized with botulism after being given honey-filled or -dipped pacifiers, according to the Food and Drug Administration . The four illnesses occurred from mid-August to the end of October, and all four babies were hospitalized for...
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