Romaine Lettuce E.coli Warning [US & Canada]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia health and wellness regulatory authority, has further updated its warning against serving or consuming certain batch/lots of Romaine Lettuce due to suspected Escherichia coli (“E.coli”) O157:H7 contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards. In addition, the Public Health Agency of Canada (“PHAC”) has issued warnings for Canadians consuming Romaine Lettuce related to this outbreak.

CDC: http://ht.ly/Rc7G30k5hfz

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-04-18/

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Romaine Lettuce products are subject to this recall:

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Nature’s Touch Cherry Fruit Blend Recall [Canada]

Canada FlagCanada/Ottawa: Nature's Touch Organic Berry Cherry Frozen Fruit Blend Recall [Canada]Nature’s Touch recalls certain batch/lots of Nature’s Touch brand Organic Berry Cherry Blend due to possible Hepatitis A contamination, a serious health hazard. CFIA: http://ht.ly/4mMbI2

Direct link: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/food-recall-warnings/complete-listing/2016-04-15/eng/1460746426915/1460746429622

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Fruit Blend is subject to this recall:

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Bugaboo Baby Stroller Recall

US/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Bugaboo recalls some Cameleon, Donkey brand Baby Strollers due to fall, choking hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/gQIx7

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13092.html

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada.

ExtenZe Supplement Recall [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: Health Canada issues Stop-Sale Order against several ExtenZe Nutritional Supplements due to undeclared drugs: http://ht.ly/guMq0

Direct link: http://hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/media/advisories-avis/_2013/2013_01-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada reports ingredients listed on the labels of these products can cause serious health problems. Three of these unauthorized products list the prescription ingredient Pregnenolone and the controlled drug DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone). These substances can cause higher than normal levels of female and male hormones in the body and could increase the risk of prostate, breast, ovarian, and other hormone-sensitive cancers.

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Planter, Vase Recall

Canada/Ottawa: John G. Hofland recalls some Planters, Vases due to non-compliance testing hazard. HCSC: http://ht.ly/gsa0B

Direct link: http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1753

Britax Infant/Child Car Seat Recall

Canada/Ottawa: Britax Child Safety recalls some Infant/Child Car Seats due to choking hazard. HCSC: http://ht.ly/feIWp

Direct link: http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1715

Sunridge Farms Energy Nugget Recall

Canada/Ottawa: Fortino’s recalls some Sunridge Farms Energy brand Nuggets due to Salmonella hazard. CFIA: http://ht.ly/e4Zrk

Direct link: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/recarapp/2012/20120926be.shtml

About Salmonella poisoning:
In young children, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems, Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning) may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. In otherwise healthy people, Salmonellosis may cause high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Learn more about Salmonellosis from Health Canada: http://bit.ly/KB0HHX

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