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Johnson & Johnson Recall Uterine Surgery Tools Over Cancer Fears
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Johnson & Johnson Recall Uterine Surgery Tools Over Cancer Fears

Johnson & Johnson, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, is now pressing surgeons to avoid using a surgical tool known to spread uterine cancer in women. The recommendation comes after a recent study from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) showed that laparoscopic power morcellators — which are produced by Johnson & Johnson […]

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Heinz Canada Recalls Baby Products
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Heinz Canada Recalls Baby Products

Heinz Canada has recalled six baby food products, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Heinz Canada says the recall is due to a packaging defect which may result in “spoilage microorganisms” affecting its products. In response, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says it’s important parents not feed the six affected products to their young […]

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Tainted Peanut Products Sickened 600+ North Americans
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Tainted Peanut Products Sickened 600+ North Americans

Officials from Peanut Corp of America have been found responsible for a 2009 salmonella outbreak that left at least 600 Americans and Canadians severely ill. And the tainted peanut products were just the tip of the iceberg. The U.S. Justice Department also slapped the manufacturer with charges including fraud, conspiracy, and the introduction of contaminated […]

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Safeway Recalls E. Coli Contaminated Burgers
By Emily Lockhart Latest Health Recalls

Safeway Recalls E. Coli Contaminated Burgers

Health officials in Canada are warning people not to check their deep freezes for frozen, boxed burger patties sold at Safeway stores across the country Canada. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has already issued a recall all Safeway brand hamburger patties sold in Alberta—including packages branded as: Gourmet Meat Shoppe Big and Juicy Burgers Gourmet […]

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Baby Wipes Taken Off Shelves For Bacteria Contamination
By Catherine Roberts Children

Baby Wipes Taken Off Shelves For Bacteria Contamination

Testing done be CBC News has spurred Dollarama to pull two baby wipe products off of their shelves. The results of the testing found that 2 out of 12 products tested has elevated levels of bacteria and could be potentially harmful for individuals. The two products that failed the testing include Merida Cleansing Wipes, and Huggies Pure […]

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Nap Nanny Maker Shut Down: Refused Voluntary Recall After 5 Deaths
By Catherine Roberts Children

Nap Nanny Maker Shut Down: Refused Voluntary Recall After 5 Deaths

Baby Matters LLC has received a legal complaint over their Nap Nanny product. The Consumer Product Safety Commission wanted them to voluntarily recall and refund their Nap Nanny product, however Baby Matters refused. After five months of discussion with no resolution, the administrative complaint was filed. Alex Flip, a spokesman for the Consumer Product Safety […]

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Isovue Injector Syringes Recall 2012: Particle Contamination
By Jim Greene Latest Health Recalls

Isovue Injector Syringes Recall 2012: Particle Contamination

Bracco Diagnostics Inc has issued a Class 1 recall of nine lots of their Isovue Pre-Filled Power Injector Syringes. The drug is an iopamidol injection, which is used in combination with Stellant CT Injection Systems. The syringes have visible particle contaminants. There have been no illnesses associated with this recall yet; however, the particle contaminants […]

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Atorvastatin Calcium Tablet Recall: Product May Contain Glass Particles
By Catherine Roberts Latest Health Recalls

Atorvastatin Calcium Tablet Recall: Product May Contain Glass Particles

Ranbaxy Inc has recalled 41 lots of their Atorvastatin Calcium Tablet product due to a possible glass contamination. The glass appears as sand-like particles less than 1 mm in size. There is no information about the cause of this contamination. There have been no reports of illness or injury in association with this recall. The […]

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Meningitis Drug Recall Expanded: More Drugs Recalled
By Jim Greene Latest Health Recalls

Meningitis Drug Recall Expanded: More Drugs Recalled

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an update on the recent New England Compounding Center recalled drugs. Further testing with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has identified additional contaminants. This recall is in association with the fungal meningitis outbreak, which sickened 490 people and killed 34. The previous recall was on […]

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Hand Sanitizer Recall 2012 Expands: More X3 Products Recalled
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Hand Sanitizer Recall 2012 Expands: More X3 Products Recalled

On October 15, 2012 Avmor Ltd. recalled one lot of its Antimicrobial Foaming Had Soap due to contamination. On October 18, 2012 the company expanded it’s original recall to include 19 additional lots of the product as well as 21 lots of its X3 Clean Alcohol-Free Foaming Hand Sanitizer. After those two recalls, consumers thought […]

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