THC in cereal, cookies and candy
FDA: THC-laced Products with Copycat Packaging Causing Illnesses

After receiving more than 100 reports of illness, the FDA is warning consumers that the copycat packaging of some edibles has led to accidental ingestion of THC. The edibles are packaged to look like candy and cereal such as Cap’n…

Cronobacter meningitis
Similac, Alimentum, EleCare Cronobacter Ilnesses [Updated]

Updated May 13, 2022  From September 2021 to January 2022, four Cronobacter illnesses and fatalities were reported among infants who had consumed various kinds of Similac powdered infant formula. The Similac products, along with Alimentum or EleCare products were all…

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Metra BNSF Passenger Dies After Train Hits Semi-Truck in Clarendon Hills

A passenger died after a Metra BNSF train hit a semi-truck at the Prospect Avenue crossing in Clarendon Hills, IL. The crash injured four other people, including two passengers, a conductor, and an engineer. Christina Lopez (72) was traveling from…

Groud beef E. coli recall
E. coli Ground Beef Recall Includes Walmart, Weis, Winn Dixie and More [Updated]

Updated with additional store names A ground beef recall for potential E. coli O103 contamination includes products sold at Walmart, Weis, Winn Dixie, PriceRite, Fresh Thyme, Earth Fare, and other stores. Lakeside Refrigerated Services of Swedesboro, N.J issued the recall…

Child hospitalized with liver failure
Adenovirus May Be Cause of Pediatric Hepatitis Cases in AL, IL, WI [Updated]

Updated May 2 to include illnesses in Minnesota and South Dakota Health officials in five states are working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to investigate cases of hepatitis cases among young children who have suffered liver injury,…

Recalled Similac Products Comsumed by Infants with Cronobacter
Months Before Similac Recall Whistleblower Alerted FDA to Issues at Plant

Months before the FDA opened an investigation into four Cronobacter illnesses and two deaths among infants who consumed Similac, a whistleblower alerted senior agency officials to food safety violations at Abbott Nutrition’s plant in Sturgis, MI where the powdered infant…

Kroger Ground Beef E. coli Public Health Alert
USDA Issues E. coli Alert for Kroger Ground Beef

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Services (USDA FSIS) has issued a public health alert for ground beef sold at Kroger that may be contaminated with E. coli O26. The agency did not request a recall because…

Goat Contact and E. coli in Child
E. coli Outbreak Tied to Petting Goats at Georges Mill Farm in Lovettsville

Several people who petted the goats at Georges Mill Farm in Lovettsville, PA between March 6 and April 20, 2022, developed E. coli infections, according to the Loudon County Health Department. Contact the Pritzker Hageman E. coli Team Phone: 1-888-377-8900  | …

Green bean Listeria recall
Hippie Organics Green Bean Listeria Recall

Alpine Fresh Inc. of Doral, FL has issued a Listeria recall for Hippie Organics French green beans sold at Whole Foods, ALDI and LIDL. Consumers who have purchased these beans should not eat them as Listeria can cause serious illness…

Enoki mushroom Listeria
Enoki Mushroom Listeria Lawsuit | Illness, Wrongful Death Lawyer [Updated]

Updated April 22, 2022 to include another recall. Imported enoki mushrooms, the source of a fatal Listeria outbreak in 2020, are under recall for Listeria risk. Multiple brands have been recalled. Consumers who purchase enoki mushrooms should check recall information…

Whole Foods Red Lentil Dal Listeria Recall
Whole Foods Red Lentil Dal Listeria Recall

Whole Foods Red Lentil Dal has been recalled for Listeria risk. Consumers who have purchased this prepared meal should not eat it as Listeria can cause serious illnesses and death. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriage and stillbirth. Contact…

Salmonella in chicken
USDA Investigating Possible Chicken Salmonella Outbreak

The USDA suspects chicken is the source of a Salmonella outbreak that marks the agency’s first investigation of 2022. Contaminated poultry accounts for about 23 percent of the 1.35 million Salmonella cases reported in the U.S. each year. And those numbers…