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Nathan’s Hot Dogs Recalled For Presence Of Metal Chunks

Nathan’s Hot Dogs Recalled For Presence Of Metal Chunks

As you start your Memorial Day cookout preparations, you may want to look extra carefully at that package of hot dogs: The company that makes Nathan’s hot dogs is recalling 210,000 worth of beef franks over concerns that they may contain metal fragments. [More]

Denise Krebs

Soy Butter Company Behind 12-State E. Coli Outbreak Goes Bankrupt

SoyNut Butter Co., the company behind contaminated soy butter that made at least 32 people sick with E. coli and triggered a nationwide recall has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, meaning it has no intention of sticking around. [More]

The Honest Company Recalling Possibly Moldy Baby Wipes

The Honest Company Recalling Possibly Moldy Baby Wipes

While we wouldn’t put it past some companies to market pre-dirtied baby wipes as some kind of publicity stunt aimed at millennials, that is not what The Honest Company is doing with a recent product recall. Nay, these wipes may come with mold, but not on purpose. [More]

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1.25 Million Ram Trucks Recalled For Software Error Linked To Fatal Crash

If you own a Ram pickup truck, pay attention: Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than one million Rams to address a software error that can affect the truck’s safety systems, and has already been linked to one crash-related death and two injuries. [More]

Publix Recalls Artichoke And Spinach Dip For Possible Glass Pieces

Publix Recalls Artichoke And Spinach Dip For Possible Glass Pieces

An artichoke and spinach dip is a tasty addition to a party that you can almost pretend is healthy, because there are vegetables in it. One seasoning that you should leave behind, though, is tiny pieces of glass. That’s why supermarket chain Publix is recalling house-brand dips sold in the deli departments of its stores in six states. [More]

Perdue Recalls Organic Chicken Sausage Due To Plastic Pieces

Perdue Recalls Organic Chicken Sausage Due To Plastic Pieces

Perdue’s Harvestland chicken sausage advertises that it’s made from chicken that’s never been exposed to antibiotics, and that it doesn’t contain nitrates, nitrites, or animal byproducts. Now the product is being recalled because of a problematic additive: Customers have found pieces of blue plastic in their sausages. [More]

Pinnacle Foods Recalls 20 Varieties Of Pancakes And Waffles For Possible Listeria

Pinnacle Foods Recalls 20 Varieties Of Pancakes And Waffles For Possible Listeria

Listeria monocytogenes is a foodborne bacteria that can cause serious complications, and that can survive freezing temperatures. That’s why Pinnacle Foods, maker of Aunt Jemima brand frozen waffles and pancakes, is recalling 19 varieties of frozen products after finding Listeria in the plant where they were manufactured. [More]

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Canada Recalling Bombay Sapphire Gin That Contains Dangerous Amount Of Alcohol

While you might think that an especially boozy cocktail sounds like a fun idea, it could actually prove very dangerous if you aren’t aware your gin is almost twice as strong as it’s meant to be. In an effort to prevent from happening, Canadian regulators are recalling a Bombay Sapphire Gin that contains 77% alcohol by volume instead of the stated 40%. [More]

Sexual Enhancement Supplements With Ridiculous Names Contain Prescription Drugs For Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual Enhancement Supplements With Ridiculous Names Contain Prescription Drugs For Sexual Dysfunction

A supplement company that must let their 12-year-old cousin name its products has recalled a slew of sexual enhancement supplements — for men and women — after tests showed that these items contained actual FDA-approved prescription drugs used to treat sexual dysfunction. [More]

More Dog Food Recalled Over Possible Contamination With Euthanasia Drug

More Dog Food Recalled Over Possible Contamination With Euthanasia Drug

Another pet food brand is recalling some of its dog food over concerns that it may contain pentobarbital, a drug used for euthanasia mostly of dogs, cats, and horses. [More]

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Roundy’s, Harris Teeter Hash Browns Recalled In 10 States Because Golf Balls Are Not Food

We see food products recalled for containing extraneous stuff — rubber, plastic, metal, glass, disease-causing bacteria — all the time. But this is a new one: frozen hash browns sold in nine states and D.C. are now being recalled for containing golf balls. [More]

Hyland’s Officially Recalls All Homeopathic Baby Teething Tablets Over High Levels Of Belladonna

Hyland’s Officially Recalls All Homeopathic Baby Teething Tablets Over High Levels Of Belladonna

Even though the Food and Drug Administration warned the public in 2016 about elevated levels of belladonna, a potentially dangerous toxin, in homeopathic teething tablets produced by Hyland’s — and then confirmed this risk in January — the products remained on store shelves and in family’s medicine cabinets. Now, under pressure from the FDA, Hyland’s has officially issued a recall for all of its homeopathic teething products. [More]

Fresh Express Recalling Salad Mix Sold At Walmart After 2 People Find Dead Bat In Their Food

Fresh Express Recalling Salad Mix Sold At Walmart After 2 People Find Dead Bat In Their Food

If you were about to eat something, you may want to put it down for just a second. Now pick it up and take a closer look at it: Any dead animals that shouldn’t be there? No? You’re luckier than two people in Florida who found a dead bat in the packaged salad they were in the process of consuming. [More]

Colin Knowles

Menu Del Sol Burritos Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

Frozen burritos are a pretty innocuous food, but danger may lurk inside some bean and cheese burritos currently on the market. Frozen bean and cheese burritos from the brand Menu Del Sol have been recalled because random tests turned up Listeria in a sample. [More]

Phillip Bradshaw

Some EpiPen, EpiPen Jr. Devices Now Being Recalled In U.S. Because They May Not Work When Needed

Mylan, the makers of the EpiPen emergency allergy treatment are expanding a previously announced overseas recall to now include EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. devices distributed in the U.S. over concerns they may not function properly when needed. [More]

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José Olé Frozen Taquitos Recalled Due To Possible Rubber And Plastic Pieces

When mass-producing packaged foods, one of the goals is to keep pieces of the processing equipment out of the food. A plant that makes José Olé products came up short of that aspiration, resulting in a recall of 17.5 tons of taquitos that could contain pieces of plastic and rubber. [More]

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Some EpiPen Injectors Recalled, But Not In The U.S.

Four batches of EpiPen auto-injectors have been recalled by the manufacturer over concerns that the devices may fail to work when needed. However, Mylan — the company behind the emergency allergy treatment — tells Consumerist that the potentially defective injectors were not distributed in the U.S. [More]

Karen Chappell

Blue Buffalo & Wellness Dog Foods Recalled For Hormone That Can Make Dog Sick

When people and animals have a thyroid hormone deficiency, that’s treated with doses of the hormone. When you don’t have a deficiency, extra thyroid hormone can make you sick, which is why beef-based dog foods from popular brands Blue Buffalo and Wellness have been recalled. [More]