Health News

Know Your Rx — It May Help Your Recovery
Understanding what a medication does and how to use it properly may be as important to your health as actually taking the pill.
Thanksgiving Food Safety
One in six Americans contracts a foodborne illness in the United States each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). You don’t want that number to include one of your Thanksgiving guests, so don’t let cooking for a crowd lead to mistakes.
99 Ranch Market Recalls Products Due to Undeclared Allergens
Welcome Market, Inc. dba 99 Ranch Market of Union City, CA is recalling “Taro Toast”, “Family Toast”, “U-Ta-Ne Toast”, “Raisin Toast”, “Green Onion Porksung Toast”, “Coconut Toast”, “Pineapple Toast”, “Multi-9 Grain”, “Cheese Toast”, “Wheat Bran Toast”, and “Red Bean Toast.”
IKEA Recalls Two Pasta Products Due to Undeclared Soy
If you have purchased PASTAÄLGAR FULLKORN, elk-shaped wholegrain pasta or PASTAÄLGAR, elk-shaped pasta, in the Swedish Food Market at IKEA, please be aware that the product may contain soy, which is not declared on the product.
Allergy Alert for Peanuts in Dark Chocolate Cherries
Tropical Valley Foods Inc. of Plattsburgh, NY, is recalling 455 cases (12 bags per case) of next by Nature DARK CHOCOLATE CHERRIES, Lot 460013, due to the potential for undeclared peanuts to be packaged in the product.
La Orocovena Biscuit Recalls Pound Cake de Queso
Through this means we inform to all La Orocoveña Biscuit clients that we will be conducting a recall of the product Pound Cake de Queso, 2oz. Exp. Dates 08/11/2014 to 10/12/2014, this since the product contains undeclared milk, wheat and soy.
Dole Issues Spinach Recall and Allergy Alert
Although no illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported, Dole Fresh Vegetables is initiating a limited voluntary recall of the following products:
Nestlé Issues Lean Cuisine Recall Due to Undeclared Shrimp
Nestlé Prepared Foods Company, a business unit of Nestlé USA, is initiating the voluntary recall of a limited quantity of LEAN CUISINE® Culinary Collection Chicken with Peanut Sauce/UPC code 13800 10154 because it may contain undeclared shrimp.
Undeclared Milk in LifeCore Chocolate Products
Ortho Molecular Products of Stevens Point, Wisconsin is recalling all lots of LifeCore Chocolate and LifeCore Complete Chocolate because the flavoring may contain undeclared milk.
Skipping the Antibiotics After Surgery
It's true that any kind of surgery, including gallbladder removal, can increase the risk of infection. But that doesn't mean patients always need to take antibiotics afterward.