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  • Lefse flatbread found

    Lefse flatbread found
    Keeping up with food recalls is an important part of the shopping process. For the latest information on foods and kitchen appliances that may pose health and safety concerns, bookmark recalls.gov on your computer. Click "food" or "consumer products."...
  • Oregon House passes bill allowing sunscreen use in schools

    The Oregon House unanimously passed legislation Wednesday allowing students to apply sunscreen or wear sun-protective clothing during school hours and at school-sponsored events. Proponents say Oregon schools allow only specific over-the-counter drugs on...
  • Baltimore biotech lands FDA approval of drug for rare digestive illness

    Baltimore biotech lands FDA approval of drug for rare digestive illness
    The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Cholbam, developed by Baltimore biotechnology company Asklepion Pharmaceuticals, for treatment of a rare disease that prevents people from making key digestive acids. The approval means Retrophin, a...
  • Maker of Children's Tylenol plead guilty over recall for metal particles in medicines

    Maker of Children's Tylenol plead guilty over recall for metal particles in medicines
    PHILADELPHIA — A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal criminal charge that it sold over-the-counter infant's and children's liquid medicine containing metal particles. McNeil Consumer Healthcare, of Fort Washington,...
  • Food industry waging a bitter battle over proposal on added-sugar labels

    Food industry waging a bitter battle over proposal on added-sugar labels
    Of all the issues the Obama administration is grappling with, a modest redesign of what food labels say about sweeteners might not have seemed among the more controversial. But ever since First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled the plan last year, a lobbying...
  • Rekha Basu: Iowa limits 'telemedicine abortion' without just cause

    Since 2008, in a service unique to Iowa, 7,000 women have used a procedure known as "telemedicine abortion" to end unwanted pregnancies. Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, which offers the service at seven of its nine Iowa clinics, says none of the...
  • Third Olympus suit filed over 'superbug' outbreak

    Third Olympus suit filed over 'superbug' outbreak
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another patient has sued the maker of a medical scope linked to a deadly "superbug" outbreak at Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center. It's the third lawsuit against Olympus Corp. of the Americas, whose American headquarters is in...
  • Company recalls seasonings, broths, sauce and dip mixes for possible salmonella

    Company recalls seasonings, broths, sauce and dip mixes for possible salmonella
    An Iowa company that produces organic seasonings, mixes and broths has initiated a recall of numerous products sold nationwide after testing showed organic garlic used in the items may be contaminated with salmonella. Frontier Co-op issued the recall...
  • New lawsuits filed against scope maker in deadly UCLA superbug outbreak

    New lawsuits filed against scope maker in deadly UCLA superbug outbreak
    In response to the superbug outbreak at UCLA, the family of a 41-year-old patient who died in January has sued a medical device maker for wrongful death. The family of Silvia Patricia Aroche sued Olympus Corp. of the Americas on Friday in Los Angeles...
  • Products recalled over contaminated garlic

    Frontier Co-op of Norway, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling dozens of products made with the firm's organic garlic powder, including spices and mixes sold under the Simply Organic and Whole Foods brands, because they may be contaminated with salmonella....
  • Trader Joe's recalls raw walnuts after positive salmonella test

    Trader Joe's recalls raw walnuts after positive salmonella test
    Packages of raw walnuts sold nationwide in Trader Joe's stores are being recalled after testing showed they could be contaminated with salmonella. Trader Joe's issued the recall Tuesday after testing by a company contracted by the Food and Drug...