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dead bird in spinach can
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June 22, 2019 - 1:48 pm
By Jossie Carbonare, WPMT (CNN) -- A Franklin County, Pennsylvania woman discovered a dead bird inside a can of Del Monte spinach. The company is now scrambling to come up with answers. "I was just shocked I couldn't believe it. I thought I was going to vomit," said Cherie Lyons. "I dumped the...
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berry recall
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June 08, 2019 - 12:09 pm
By Faith Karimi, CNN (CNN) -- Federal officials are warning consumers to avoid certain brands of frozen berries sold at Kroger and other grocery stores over fears of Hepatitis A virus contamination. The berries were sold nationwide under the grocery store's "private selection" brand. The...
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This Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, file photo shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration building behind FDA logos at a bus stop on the agency's campus in Silver Spring, Md.
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June 03, 2019 - 9:37 am
By Ellen Knickmeyer, John Flesher and Michael Casey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration's first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-...
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A cookies and cream flavored protein bar marketed by JustCBD is displayed at the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition trade show, Thursday, May 30, 2019 in New York.
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May 31, 2019 - 10:51 am
By Candice Choi, AP Food & Health Writer SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — CBD products are widely available despite confusion around their legal status. Now U.S. regulators are exploring ways to officially allow the hemp ingredient in food, drinks and dietary supplements. The U.S. Food and Drug...
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Aldi Flour Recall
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May 25, 2019 - 12:52 pm
By Amir Vera, CNN (CNN) -- The discount supermarket chain Aldi recalled 5-pound bags of its Baker's Corner All-Purpose Flour on Thursday because they may be contaminated with E. coli. Seventeen people have been reported being sick in eight states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and...
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Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group announced.
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May 21, 2019 - 4:32 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would probably not be considered safe and effective under standards proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group will announce this week. The group will...
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Tyson Chicken Strip Recall
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May 04, 2019 - 1:25 pm
By Jason Hanna, CNN (CNN) -- Tyson Foods has significantly expanded a recall of its chicken strips over concerns that some might be contaminated with pieces of metal, federal food safety officials said Friday. The recall now affects more than 11.8 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken...
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ADHD.
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Lynne Adkins
April 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The FDA recently approved the first medical device to treat ADHD in children, but a Children's Hospital of Philadelphia physician suggests giving the equipment more study. The device is worn on the forehead at night and delivers a mild electrical nerve stimulation...
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pre cut melon
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April 25, 2019 - 12:44 pm
By Lauren M. Johnson (CNN) -- A salmonella outbreak linked to precut melon has affected 117 people in 10 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. The CDC and the Food and Drug Administration say the likely source of the outbreak is Caito Foods LLC in Illinois, but the...
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April 21, 2019 - 7:46 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, (CNN) -- The first medical device to treat childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was OK'd Friday by the US Food and Drug Administration. Designated for children ages 7 to 12 who are not currently on medication for the disorder, the device delivers a low-...
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