July 17, 2024

NÜTRL Tumbler Cup Recalled in Canada For Chemical Hazard

NÜTRL Tumbler Cup is being recalled in Canada for possible chemical and ingestion hazards. The problem is that some of the tumblers may contain a chemical solution that is trapped between the inner walls of the tumbler, which contains some levels of sulfuric acid and phosphoric acid. This solution may release when the tumbler is filled with liquid, posing a potential risk of serious injury. The recalling firm is Sun Coast Merchandise Corp. doing business as Sunscope. The interaction between the solution and the tumbler may also result in elevated levels of iron, chromium, and nickel. A range of health problems is associated with ingestion of these substances, including burning of the lips, tongue, throat, and stomach, and other tissue damage, along with nausea, vomiting, stomach … [Read more...]

What is Causing Daily Harvest French Lentils Crumbles Illnesses?

In the last few weeks, there have been almost 500 reports of adverse reactions from consumers who ate this product. Some people have required hospitalization, and at least one person underwent gallbladder surgery after showing signs of liver damage. In fact, a number of people reported that tests showed their liver enzymes were very elevated, and in most cases people said their symptom onset was quite sudden. The common stories being told by people who got sick after eating these lentil crumbles from Daily Harvest have led to a number of theories on what might be causing these symptoms. For its part, Daily Harvest put out a statement yesterday that reads, "We have spent the past ten days working with the FDA, state agencies and multiple independent labs, as well as experts in … [Read more...]

Did You Buy Unpackaged Produce at Walmart in Andover, MN This Week?

If you purchased fresh, unpackaged produce at the Walmart Supercenter in Andover, Minnesota, at 1851 Bunker Lake Boulevard Northwest on Saturday, between 6:00 am on Sunday, June 23 and 10:30 pm on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, throw it away. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is issuing a consumer advisory in response to a "chemical incident" that occurred at that facility on June 22, 2019 around 5:00 pm. The news release did not state what the chemical was. It only states that if you bought the food, don't eat it and throw it out.Other unpackaged foods for sale at that Walmart store were destroyed following the "incident." All fresh foods that are now for sale at this Walmart location aren't affected by this alert, according to the press release. The alert does state that "if you have … [Read more...]

Bibi Frutix Candy Recalled from Food Banks for Dangerous Chemicals; Two Sick

The FDA has issued a safety alert about Bibi Frutix candy because it contains a chemical substance that has sickened at least two people. The candy was distributed by some food banks. Harvesters - The Community Food Network was warned about this issue. According to a notice posted on the Wamego, Kansas Police Department Facebook page, two people had "adverse reactions" after eating the candy. There is no word about exactly what chemical may be in the product. The candy product is in the shape of a small baby bottle and labeled "Bibi Frutix." You can see a picture of the product at the Wamego Police Department Facebook page. That page states that the candy contained a powdery substance that is "normally sugar. Several people who sampled contents reported that the powder had a chemical … [Read more...]

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