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Ready-to-Eat Salads With Meat Recalled for Listeria

Posted on 10/24/2013 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthUpdated Friday Oct. 25: Refrigerated, ready-to-eat salads from two firms have been hit with government recalls because of possible contamination with dangerous listeria, both the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration announced. Sign up for the AARP Health Newsletter Listeria can cause serious and sometime fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and individuals with weakened immune systems. Symptoms include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause …

Frozen-Berry Recall After Hepatitis Outbreak

Posted on 06/5/2013 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthUpdated June 12: An organic, frozen berry blend sold to Costco and Harris Teeter stores that was recalled has now sickened 87 people in eight states with a rare strain of hepatitis A. NBC News is reporting that 36 people have been hospitalized with severe infections. All of the ill people have reported buying the frozen fruit mix at Costco, which sold the product starting in February, officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said. Outbreaks were …

Tainted Turkey: Have You Checked Your Freezer?

Posted on 08/8/2011 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthIn the wake of one of the nation’s largest food recalls  – 36 million pounds of ground turkey suspected of salmonella contamination — federal health officials are urging consumers to check their freezers for ground turkey they may have bought weeks or months ago and to toss any packages that are now on the recall list. Because the contaminated products, including turkey patties and seasoned ground turkey, were produced between Feb. 20 and Aug. 2 of this year, consumers may …