Food Safety During a Power Outage

What’s the first thing you think about when the power goes out?  Lights? Wi-fi? Heat or air conditioning?  Many people have a general idea of how to handle power outages.  We keep batteries, phone chargers, flashlights, and candles on hand.  But what about your...

Dole Recalls More Salad Kits

Dole is recalling more salad kits for undeclared allergens.  The most recent recall is for their Endless Summer Salad Kit.  According to the FDA announcement, the kits may contain fish and egg that isn’t listed on the packaging.  The recall notice states that...

Are Homeopathic Treatments Safe?

It’s hard to imagine, but the FDA had to issue warning letters to four homeopathic companies to stop selling products that contain lead, mercury, deadly nightshade, and strychnine.  The FDA issued the warning letters to Hevert Pharmaceuticals, LLC; MediNatura,...

Peach Recall for Salmonella Expands

The summer of salmonella continues. The peach recall for possible salmonella contamination is now expanding.  The bagged peaches supplied by Prima Wawona between June 1, and August 19, 2020 were recalled from major chains last week. Now the Fresno, California based...