Viable Solutions, LLC Recalls Certain Kratom-Containing Powder Products Because of Possible Health Risk

Viable Solutions of Nampa, ID has initiated a recall of certain Kratom-containing powder products, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly … Read more…

Nestle Prepared Foods Company Recalls Lean Cuisine Fettuccini Alfredo Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Nestle Prepared Foods Company, a Jonesboro, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 29,002 pounds of chicken product labeled as Lean Cuisine Fettuccini Alfredo because the product contains undeclared soy, a known allergen. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

Early-Season Influenza Vaccination Coverage-United States, November 2018

Early-Season Influenza Vaccination Coverage-United States, November 2018 Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx … Read more…

Amity Packing Company Inc. Recalls Raw Ground Beef Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Amity Packing Company Inc., a Chicago, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,020 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically clear, thin pliable plastic. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Family Traditions Meat Company Recalls Ready-to-Eat Meat Stick Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

Family Traditions Meat Company, an Ackley, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 270 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef stick products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Conagra Brands, Inc. Recalls Frozen Not-Ready-To-Eat Chicken and Turkey Bowl Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Conagra Brands, Inc., Russellville, Ark. and Marshall, Mo. establishments, are recalling approximately 276,872 pounds of not ready-to-eat chicken and turkey bowl products because the products may contain extraneous material, specifically small rocks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and … Read more…

Zilk’s Plus Resources Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk, Soy, and Wheat in Select 12 Oz Bottled Sauces

Zilk’s Plus Resources, LLC of Austin, TX announces a voluntary recall for select 12 oz bottles of Pluckers World Famous Wing Sauces because they may contain undeclared allergens. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

UNFI Voluntarily Recalls Wild Harvest® Organic Basil Due to Possible Health Risk

United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of Wild Harvest® Organic Basil distributed out of UNFI’s Hopkins, MN distribution center to select retailers in Minnesota between 4/18/2020-5/8/2020. UNFI’s recall is issued out of … Read more…

Ideal Foods Recalls Meat and Poultry Flatbread Pizza Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

Ideal Foods, a North Las Vegas, Nev. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,302 pounds of meat and poultry flatbread pizza products that were produced, packed and distributed without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and … Read more…

Evans Food Group Recalls Ready-To-Eat Pork Skin Products due to Misbranding

Evans Food Group Ltd., an Arlington, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 3,796 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) pork skin products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

Mellace Family Brands California Inc. (Johnvince Foods) Recalls Wegmans Semi-Sweet Chocolate nonpareils, 18.5oz (1lb 2.5oz) 524g Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen

MELLACE FAMILY BRANDS CALIFORNIA INC. (JOHNVINCE FOODS),located at 655 North River Road, Unit C, Warren Ohio 44483-2254, is recalling Wegmans Semi-Sweet Chocolate nonpareils, 18.5oz (1lb 2.5oz) 524g because it has undeclared MILK allergen on the retail label. People who have … Read more…

Interim Estimates of 2018-19 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness – United States, February 2019

Interim Estimates of 2018-19 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness – United States, February 2019 Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST … Read more…

Ramar Foods Recalls Mint Chocolate Chip With Hidden Spinach Ice Cream Because of Possible Health Risk

Ramar Foods of Pittsburg, CA, is recalling its 14 ounce packages of Peekaboo branded Mint Chocolate Chip with Hidden Spinach Ice Cream product out of an abundance of caution because of the potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which … Read more…

Influenza Outbreak in Laos Hill Tribes Halted with Quick Response and Regional Support

Recently, indigenous hill tribes living in a remote northern province of Laos experienced a devastating outbreak of seasonal influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 which caused 16 deaths in December and January. CDC support responded quickly to the outbreak in Phongsaly Province. Seasonal Flu … Read more…

Tiffany Food Corp. Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Huangfushanzen Dried Mushrooms

Tiffany Food Corp. of Brooklyn, NY is recalling Huangfushanzen Huang Mountain Tea Mushroom (黄府山珍茶花菇) Dried Mushrooms with UPC 6 943153 804047 and no other coding, because it may contain undeclared sulfites Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

The Essential Baking Company Issues Allergen Alert on Undeclared Egg in 84 Loaves of 32 Oz. Sliced Columbia Bread

The Essential Baking Company of Seattle, Washington is recalling 84 loaves of 32 oz. Sliced Columbia Bread, expiration date May 6.20, due to undeclared egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious … Read more…

CDC Study Describes New Lab Method to Test Flu A(H3N2) viruses, Has Potential to Improve Flu Vaccine Strain Selection

A recent study published in Scientific Reports describes CDC’s development and use of a new laboratory method called “HINT” to antigenically characterize 422 influenza A(H3N2) viruses (hereafter called “H3N2”) that circulated mostly in the United States from 2011-2018. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL … Read more…

Medifast Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in OPTAVIA Essential Old Fashioned Maple & Brown Sugar Oatmeal

Medifast, Inc. of Baltimore, Md., is recalling 24,923 boxes of OPTAVIA Essential Old Fashioned Maple & Brown Sugar Oatmeal because the product may contain undeclared traces of milk. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

CDC Health Advisory: Influenza Season Continues with an Increase in Influenza A(H3N2) Activity

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is issuing this health advisory to notify clinicians that influenza activity remains high in the United States, with an increasing proportion of activity due to influenza A(H3N2) viruses, continued circulation of influenza … Read more…

Allergy Alert Issued By Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc. for Undeclared Milk in Vodka Sauce

Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc., is voluntary recalling one of its products: Whole Foods Market Vodka Sauce carrying the lot code 20057, because of an undeclared allergen (Milk). Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Mondelēz Global LLC Conducts Voluntary Recall of Limited Quantity of RITZ Cheese Cracker Sandwiches Family Size Product in the U.S. Due to Undeclared Peanut on Outer Packaging

Mondelēz Global LLC announced today a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of RITZ Cheese Cracker Sandwiches Family Size (21.6 oz. carton) product in the United States. This recall is being conducted because the outer packaging indicates that the product … Read more…

Condies Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy Allergen in Chicken Salad on Croissant Single Item# 43237 and Chicken Sandwich on White Single Item# 43559

Condies Foods of Kearns, UT is recalling 165 units of roll chicken salad on croissant single item# 43237 “USE THRU” 03/6/2020 05/6/2020, and sndw chicken sandwich on white single item# 43559 “USE THRU” 03/6/2020 05/2/2020. There is a possibility that … Read more…

GSK Consumer Healthcare Recalls Benefiber Healthy Shape Prebiotic Fiber Supplement and Benefiber Prebiotic Fiber Supplement Due to Possible Plastic Contamination from the Bottle Cap

GSK Consumer Healthcare is voluntarily recalling five lots (listed below) of Benefiber Healthy Shape Prebiotic Fiber Supplement powder and Benefiber Prebiotic Fiber Supplement powder due to the potential for green plastic pieces or shavings from bottle caps to be present … Read more…

First Human Infection With Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Virus Since Sept. 2017 Reported in Nepal

The first human infection with an avian influenza A(H5N1) virus (H5N1 bird flu) since September 2017 has been reported in Nepal. This is the South Asian country’s first human infection with H5N1 bird flu. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click … Read more…

Homestead Creamery Recall “Unsalted” Butter Because of Possible Health Risk

Homestead Creamery Inc of Wirtz, VA, is recalling our unsalted butter because of the potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail, or elderly people, and others with weakened … Read more…

The Deadliest Flu: The Complete Story of the Discovery and Reconstruction of the 1918 Pandemic Virus

The true story of how the 1918 pandemic virus was discovered, sequenced and eventually reconstructed in a CDC laboratory to unpack its secrets and protect against future pandemics. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc Recalls Single Production Lot of 5.5 Oz Cans of Pink Lite Cranberry Juice Drink Because of Undeclared Sulfites

Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. is recalling a single production lot of 5.5oz cans of Pink Lite Cranberry Juice Drink (listed below) because it may contain undeclared sulfites, which were erroneously added by a contract manufacturer. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

Royal International Trading Inc Issues Alert On Undeclared Sulfites In “Tayni Boctoka Dry Fruits Mix Compot Apple”

ROYAL INTERNATIONAL TRADING Inc of Brooklyn, NY is recalling its 500g (17.63oz) packages of “TAINY BOCTOKA DRY FRUITS MIX COMPOT APPLE” because they contain undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening … Read more…

Allergy Alert Issued by Buckhead Meat and Seafood of Houston, Inc. for Undeclared Wheat, Soy, Milk, Fish and Eggs in Frozen Flounder Stuffed with Seafood

Buckhead Meat and Seafood of Houston, Inc., a Sysco Company, is voluntarily recalling a small quantity of frozen Flounder Stuffed with Seafood because its labeling inadvertently did not identify the following allergens in the product: wheat, soy, milk, fish, and … Read more…

CDC Releases Additional STEM Educational Activities for Teachers to use with the “Junior Disease Detectives: Operation Outbreak” Graphic Novel

August 28, 2019-Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released additional STEM (i.e., science, technology, engineering and math) educational activities for middle and high school (grade 6-12) STEM teachers. This (version 2.0) web update adds two new classroom … Read more…

Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Milk in Minestrone Soup Sold at Whole Foods Market Stores in 32 States and the District of Columbia

Whole Foods Market stores are voluntarily recalling Minestrone Soup because the products may contain undeclared milk. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! … Read more…

CDC Study Finds the Number of Babies Hospitalized with Flu Is at Least Double Previous Estimates

A CDC multi-country study reported in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Healthexternal icon has found that the number of children younger than 1 year who are hospitalized with flu is at least double current estimates. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

Conagra Brands, Inc. Recalls Frozen Not-Ready-to-Eat Chicken Bowl Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Conagra Brands, Inc., a Russellville, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 130,763 pounds of not ready-to-eat chicken bowl products because the product may contain extraneous material, specifically small rocks. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Jowett Farms Corporation Recalls Pork Products Produced without Benefit of Import Inspection

Jowett Farms Corporation, a Blumenort, Canada establishment, is recalling approximately 42,587 pounds of raw pork trimmings that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. … Read more…

Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Cashews in Queso Sauce Sold at a Single Whole Foods Market Store in Phoenix, Arizona

The Whole Foods Market store located at 7111 E Mayo Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85054 is voluntarily recalling Queso Sauce because it may contain cashews (a tree nut). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the … Read more…

DSD Merchandisers, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut in Roasted/Salted Deluxe Mixed Nuts in Deli Tubs

DSD Merchandisers, Inc. of Livermore CA is recalling 2040 individual 10oz deli tubs of Roasted /Salted Deluxe Mixed Nuts, because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious … Read more…

Chicago Indoor Garden Voluntarily Recalls Clover Sprouts and Products Containing Clover Sprouts Due To Possible Health Risk

It has been brought to our attention by the FDA that products containing Red Clover sprouts purchased with the “Best By” dates between 12/1/19 through 3/12/20 may have been contaminated with E. coli0103. At this time no illnesses have been … Read more…

Update: Influenza Activity – United States and Worldwide, May 19-September 28, 2019, and Composition of the 2020 Southern Hemisphere Influenza Vaccine

Update: Influenza Activity – United States and Worldwide, May 19-September 28, 2019, and Composition of the 2020 Southern Hemisphere Influenza Vaccine Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Chicago Indoor Garden Voluntarily Recalls Clover Sprouts and Products Containing Clover Sprouts Due To Possible Health Risk

It has been brought to our attention by the FDA that products containing Red Clover sprouts purchased with the “Best By” dates between 12/1/19 through 3/12/20 may have been contaminated with E. coli0103. At this time no illnesses have been … Read more…

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. Announces Voluntary Limited Recall of H-E-B-branded Tuscan Herb Salad Kit Due to Undeclared Allergens

This recall is due to possible undeclared allergens (peanut, wheat, soy and tree nuts) in H-E-B-branded Tuscan Herb Salad Kit, which was manufactured by Dole for H-E-B. The incorrect masterpack (kit with dressing and other toppings) was unintentionally used during … Read more…

Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers for Managing Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury – United States, November 2019

A total of 2,172 U.S. e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) cases have been reported to CDC. Vitamin E acetate and tetrahydrocannabinol appear to be associated with the outbreak; however, no single causative agent has been identified. Seasonal … Read more…

Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp (Sushi Ebi), Lot #2019.10.02

AFC Distribution Corp. (“AFC”) of Rancho Dominguez, California is voluntary recalling Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp (Sushi Ebi), Lot #2019.10.02, utilized in various prepared menu offerings with sell-by dates ranging from 02/19/2020 to 03/13/2020, because this ingredient may have a … Read more…

Study confirms that some flu vaccines cause a stronger immune response among older adults

A new CDC co-authored study published today in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases offers more evidence that certain specially formulated flu vaccines may offer people 65 years and older better protection than standard-dose flu vaccines. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

CDC’s portable flu testing kit allows for faster, on-site detection of viruses that could cause the next pandemic

CDC researchers have developed a portable flu testing kit that cuts the time needed to sequence and analyze flu viruses of pandemic concern in half. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Interim Flu Vaccine Effectiveness Estimates for the 2019-20 Flu Season Show Flu Vaccines Providing Substantial Protection, Especially in Children

Today, CDC published new interim flu vaccine effectiveness (VE) estimates for the 2019-2020 flu season Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…