(NEW YORK) -- Over 675,000 cans of baby formula are being recalled for possible bacterial contamination, the company announced.Reckitt and Mead Johnson Nutrition, the makers of Enfamil and Nutramigen, announced Saturday it was voluntarily recalling cans of Nutramigen Hypoallergenic Infant Formula Powder, a specialty... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- At least six people have died on the East Coast this summer after being infected with "flesh-eating" bacteria in warming waters.Health officials say two people in Connecticut, one person in New York and three in North Carolina died in July and August... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Beaches in several states across the Northeast have recently been closed to swimmers due to high levels of bacteria in the water.Numerous beaches in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island were closed by public health officials due to unsafe water quality."When... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Some of Gerber's powdered infant formula products that were manufactured at a facility in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, have been voluntarily recalled due to possible bacterial contamination.The infant formulas are "being recalled out of an abundance of caution due to potential presence... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a health advisory Friday about an increase in an antibiotic-resistant strain of the Shigella bacteria.Shigella is highly infectious and causes around 450,000 infections in the U.S. every year, according to the CDC.Shigella is transmitted... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Spice jars are among the top germ-ridden surfaces in the kitchen, according to a recent study.The study, commissioned by the Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, looked to determine the prevalence and degree of cross-contamination over a variety of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Clorox is issuing a recall Tuesday of roughly 37 million Pine-Sol products over a possible bacteria contamination.The recall affects "Pine-Sol Scented Multi-Surface Cleaners in "Lavender Clean," "Sparkling Wave," and "Lemon Fresh" scents; "CloroxPro Pine-Sol... Read More.
(FORT MYERS, Fla.) -- Florida is seeing an increase in confirmed cases of flesh-eating bacteria this year due to the impact of Hurricane Ian, health officials said.The Florida Health Department has reported 65 confirmed cases of Vibrio vulnificus, a flesh-eating bacteria, and 11 deaths... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Health officials are urging people to stay out of the water at several popular Southern California beaches due to high bacteria levels.The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued an alert cautioning residents to avoid swimming and surfing in the... Read More.
(CINCINNATI) -- The company that makes Jergens lotion is recalling select bottles of moisturizers due to possible bacterial contamination.Kao USA Inc., based in Cincinnati, issued a voluntary recall on March 11 and is urging consumers to stop using Jergens® Ultra Healing Moisturizers that were... Read More.