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Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 03:08 PM CDT

Swiss Rolls Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

Swiss Rolls Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

A popular snack treat is being recalled nationwide over potential salmonella concerns.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 07:59 AM CDT

Baltimore Bans Sodas, Sugary Drinks From Kids' Menus

Baltimore Bans Sodas, Sugary Drinks From Kids' Menus

Restaurants in Baltimore are now officially barred from including sodas and other sugary drinks on kids' menus, according to a city ordinance that went into effect Wednesday. Baltimore is now the biggest...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 10:23 PM CDT

Deaths From Liver Disease Are Up, and Drinking Is to Blame

Deaths From Liver Disease Are Up, and Drinking Is to Blame

Deaths from liver disease have risen sharply in the U.S., and doctors say the biggest factor is drinking — especially among young adults. A study published Wednesday found a 65 percent increase in deaths...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 11:30 AM CDT

Not 'Milk'? Soy, Almond Drink Makers May Need New Description

Not 'Milk'? Soy, Almond Drink Makers May Need New Description

Soy and almond drinks that bill themselves as "milk" may need to consider alternative language after a top regulator suggested the agency may start cracking down on use of the term. The Food and Drug Administr...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 05:50 PM CDT

FDA Recalls Blood Pressure, Heart Drugs Over Cancer Concerns

FDA Recalls Blood Pressure, Heart Drugs Over Cancer Concerns

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a voluntary recall of several medications used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure over concerns that an active ingredient in the drugs could be...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 11:32 PM CDT

61 Sick in Parasite Outbreak Linked to McDonald's Salads

61 Sick in Parasite Outbreak Linked to McDonald's Salads

At least 61 people in seven states have been made sick in an outbreak of Cyclospora linked to McDonald’s salads, federal health officials said Friday. The fast-food chain has stopped selling the salads, but...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 01:28 PM CDT

Honey Smacks Still on Store Shelves Despite Recall: FDA

Honey Smacks Still on Store Shelves Despite Recall: FDA

Despite popular Kellogg's cereal Honey Smacks being linked to a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people in 33 states, the Food and Drug Administration says some boxes are still sitting on store shelves...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 10:43 PM CDT

McDonald's Salads Linked to Intestinal Illness: Officials

McDonald's Salads Linked to Intestinal Illness: Officials

Nearly 100 cases of an intestinal illness connected to McDonald’s salads throughout Illinois, the state’s health department said Thursday.

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 09:12 AM CDT

Dog Heart Disease Linked to Food, FDA Says

Dog Heart Disease Linked to Food, FDA Says

The Food and Drug Administration is warning that dogs are developing an unusual condition that can cause an enlarged heart after being fed food based on peas, lentils or potatoes, NBC News reported. The...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 09:15 AM CDT

Jury Awards $4.7B in Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Lawsuit

Jury Awards $4.7B in Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Lawsuit

A St. Louis jury on Thursday awarded nearly $4.7 billion in total damages to 22 women and their families after they claimed asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder contributed to their ovarian cancer in the...

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