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FDA warns to check broccoli tots for rocks after dental damage reports

FDA warns to check broccoli tots for rocks after dental damage reports

If you've made the switch from tater tots to the arguably healthier broccoli tots alternative (they're basically tater tots, but made from, you know, broccoli), pay attention to a new recall notice published on the FDA's website. According to the advisory, some frozen broccoli tots products have been recalled because they may contain small pieces of metal or rocks.

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Arizona Tea, Kool-Aid, and other popular drinks recalled over glass risk

Arizona Tea, Kool-Aid, and other popular drinks recalled over glass risk

A couple of recalls were announced this week covering food and drink items potentially contaminated with small pieces of metal and glass. One of the recalls comes from Kraft Heinz; it covers many of the company's powdered beverages, including some flavors of Kool-Aid, Tang, and Country Time. The other recall is from H-E-B, a grocery retailer in Texas that is pulling certain soup products from shelves over potential glass contamination.

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Old Spice and Secret sprays are the latest products recalled over benzene

Old Spice and Secret sprays are the latest products recalled over benzene

Procter & Gamble (P&G) has announced a major recall involving some of its aerosol spray deodorants sold under the Old Spice and Secret brands, including some Old Spice Below Deck products. This is a voluntary recall initiated due to the presence of benzene, a carcinogen that may cause certain cancers in people who are exposed to high levels of the chemical.

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Odor-Eaters spray products recalled over cancer-causing chemical

Odor-Eaters spray products recalled over cancer-causing chemical

Odor-Eaters has recalled dozens of lots of its aerosol spray products over contamination with low levels of benzene, a known human carcinogen linked to blood cancers. The products are designed to spray on feet in order to reduce odor and treat athlete's foot, a fungal condition that can occur in athletes who frequently work up a sweat while wearing shoes.

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Wellness company recalls supplement because the bottles may explode

Wellness company recalls supplement because the bottles may explode

A Montana-based wellness company called Mountain Meadow Herbs has announced a recall involving dozens of bottles of its Candida Flush capsules. The reason, according to the company, is that some of these bottles pressurized while in storage, which could cause the bottles to explode or eject powder when opened, potentially putting consumers at risk.

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Major onion recall expands yet again: Another two brands to check

Major onion recall expands yet again: Another two brands to check

This year's big onion recall has expanded once again, this time with one new recall and an update to an existing recall. The two new advisories come from Alsum Farms & Produce Inc. and Potandon Produce LLC. As with the several other onion recalls and updates published in recent months, the reason for these latest notifications is potential contamination with Salmonella.

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Philips CPAP recall gets FDA update following facility inspection

Philips CPAP recall gets FDA update following facility inspection

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published an update on the Philips CPAP/BiPAP recall first announced earlier this year. The agency says it recently wrapped up an inspection of the Philips manufacturing facility where these devices were made, noting that it is looking into the silicone-based foam used as part of the device repair program.

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More onions and cupcakes recalled over salmonella and metal pieces

More onions and cupcakes recalled over salmonella and metal pieces

The US FDA recently published a couple of new food recalls, including expansions of previous recalls involving whole onions and cupcakes. As with the original recalls, these expansions are due to possible contamination with Salmonella and small pieces of metal mesh, respectively. Consumers are warned to return or throw away the impacted products.

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Cupcake multi-packs recalled in several states over tiny metal fragments

Cupcake multi-packs recalled in several states over tiny metal fragments

Select multi-pack cupcakes have been recalled across several states due to the potential presence of metal mesh wire fragments. The company elected to recall the cupcakes following an alert it received from a vendor that supplied an ingredient used to produce the cupcakes. Fortunately, the company hasn't received any reports of injuries or other issues related to the recalled batches.

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FDA finds several risky impurities in recalled hand sanitizer

FDA finds several risky impurities in recalled hand sanitizer

A bunch of unscented hand sanitizer has been recalled after FDA testing found they may contain several impurities. The recall comes from artnaturals, which is recalling 10 lots of its 8oz hand sanitizer over the potential issue, noting that it has done so voluntarily "out of an abundance of caution."

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More raw onions recalled over salmonella: The brand and bags to avoid

More raw onions recalled over salmonella: The brand and bags to avoid

Another raw onion recall has been announced, expanding the number of companies and suppliers alerting their customers to potential Salmonella contamination. The latest advisory comes from Potandon Produce, LLC, which says its Green Giant brand is impacted by the issue. Yellow and white whole onions sold in multiple bag sizes are covered by the recall.

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Hello Fresh and EveryPlate meal delivery services recall onions in kits

Hello Fresh and EveryPlate meal delivery services recall onions in kits

EveryPlate and Hello Fresh, two meal delivery services, have recalled the onions found in their meal kits sold during a specific time period due to potential contamination with Salmonella. The two recalls follow last week's big onion recall announcement, which was made in conjunction with an ongoing investigation into a multi-state Salmonella outbreak across the US.

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