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Craig Kelley

Leggo My Eggo Recall

Kellogg Co. has issued a recall on ten thousand cases of their Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles, so their famous commercials in which they say “Leggo my Eggo” have come true for at least one of their brands!  The waffles […]

Craig Kelley

Energy Drink Dangers

Once again a terrible tragedy warns consumers of the dangers that come with popular energy drinks prolific in today’s market.  A 16 year old girl, Lana Harmann, lost her life while away from home on a fun trip to Mexico […]

Craig Kelley

Nature Valley Bars Recalled for Listeria Scare

Nature Valley bar fans, take heed that General Mills has recalled four flavors of its Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars and Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars.  As we have previously reported, SunOpta’s sunflower seeds have been the cause of foodborne […]

Craig Kelley

Sunscreen Not as Strong as Advertised

Sunny weather has arrived and sunscreen use will naturally go up as people venture out for outdoor activities.  Be aware that the protection posted on the bottle or tube might not be as high as advertised.  Evaluations of sun protection […]

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Anxiety Drugs and Birth Defects Common

A drug frequently used for anxiety problems, sold under the brand name Lyrica (generic name, pregabalin) has been linked to birth defects.  In addition to anxiety, Lyrica (or pregabalin) is often prescribed for conditions such as pain, epilepsy, and other […]

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Hy-Vee Listeria Scare With Six Trail Mixes

A new day brings a new product recall for listeria concerns.  The newest recall is being done by Hy-Vee Grocery Stores due to the possibility of six of their trail mix products being contaminated.  The list includes Hy-Vee Caramel Cashew […]

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Costco Frozen Vegetable Listeria Contamination

Costco frozen vegetables are at the center of the latest listeria scare and recall.  CRF Frozen Foods has recalled frozen vegetable items possibly contaminated with listeria monocytogenes and sold in Costco. These organisms can result in severe and even fatal […]

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Banned Drug Found in Weight Loss Supplements

Beware users of supplements for weight-loss or workouts, as researchers are alarmed by the presence of a stimulant drug banned in the United States and for sports in supplements used by Americans. Methylsynephrine (aka oxilofrine) is the stimulant drug used […]

Craig Kelley

Nestle USA Recall of Frozen Foods and Pizzas

Nestle USA is another one of the many companies recently informing consumers of a voluntary recall of their defective products.  The recall for Nestle USA includes DiGiorno pizzas, Stouffer’s products, and Lean Cuisine products, all in the frozen food sections […]

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Wonderful Pistachios Recall

It is starting to feel like food product recalls are taking over our website blog pages, but must alert consumers to another health risk due to consumers who consume Wonderful Pistachios due to possible salmonella contamination.  Elderly people, frail people, […]