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FDA Recalls

Urban Remedy Issues Voluntary Recall of Mislabeled Non-Dairy Spiced Golden Milk Due to Undeclared Allergen
Fri Apr 28 08:07:00 EDT 2017 Urban Remedy is voluntarily recalling Non-Dairy Spiced Golden Milk that was mislabeled as cold pressed apple juice. The products were sold in select Whole Foods Market stores in Arizona, California and Nevada and contained tree nut (cashew) allergens that were not listed on the product labels. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Lords Organics Recalls Ginger Powder Because Of Possible Health Risk
Thu Apr 27 16:45:00 EDT 2017 LORDS ORGANICS is recalling Ginger Powder Product from AGF Organic Veda, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Phoenix Food, LLC Announces Voluntary Recall Of Dip Trio Mix Due To Possible Health Risk
Thu Apr 27 15:09:00 EDT 2017 Phoenix Food, LLC (the company) of Canton, Texas announced it is voluntarily recalling select Dip Trio Mixes due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning packet. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Our Local Bounty Recalls Organic Basil Pesto With Watercress Because of Possible Health Risk
Wed Apr 26 17:32:00 EDT 2017 Our Local Bounty of Rogue River, Oregon is recalling 312 (8.5oz) containers of the Farming Fish brand Organic Basil Pesto with Watercress, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

McCain Foods USA, Inc. Expands Voluntary Recall of Frozen Hash Browns to include Wegman’s Retail Brand Due to Possible Health Risk
Wed Apr 26 17:02:00 EDT 2017 McCain Foods USA, Inc. announced today it is expanding the voluntary recall of retail, frozen hash brown products that may contain golf ball materials, specifically hard plastic or rubber pieces, that despite our stringent supply standards may have been inadvertently harvested with potatoes used to make this product. Consumption of these products may pose a choking hazard or other physical injury to the mouth. There have been no reported injuries associated with the consumption of this product.

 
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Organic Consumers Association

Noam Chomsky: The Republican Party Is the 'Most Dangerous Organization in World History'
Outlandish? Well, no. "The party is dedicated to racing as rapidly as possible to destruction of organized human life. There is no historical precedent for such a stand."

The Serious Dangers of Tampons—and You Have to Pay Taxes on Them as Well
Now that we’re living under a political regime hostile to women's health, there's more risk than ever for those using this essential commodity.

9/11 Destroyed America
The events on September 11, 2001, changed the world. It was the excuse for the US government to launch military attacks on seven Middle Eastern countries, causing civilian casualties in the millions and sending waves of Muslim refugees into the Western world.

Insulin Resistance Speeds up Cognitive Decline
We are facing a tsunami of Alzheimer’s disease. It’s often said that the underlying causes of Alzheimer’s disease are unknown, but there are numerous theories.

NOSB Decides on Organic Livestock, Delays Hydroponics Decision
Last week, at its spring meeting in Denver, Colorado, the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) voted unanimously to recommend that the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule become effective immediately.

Experts Explain the Real Difference Between Organic and Non-Organic Milk
The real deal on antibiotics and hormones.

Free Food Safety and Food Borne Illness Reference
Click on the above link for a nice summary of food safety and some of the nasty microorganisms that can make you feel sick, along with the typical symptoms. 

Health and Envrionment Website- Links to multiple other websites that give information on areas from Teflon toxicosis to Conchneal dyes.