Rare Tuberculosis Outbreak Linked to Contaminated Bone Repair Product

A rare Tuberculosis (TB) outbreak linked to a contaminated bone repair product has infected more than 100 people during spinal surgery or fracture repairs this spring. On June 2, Aziyo Biologics recalled 154 units of its FiberCel Fiber Viable Bone…

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Multiple Injuries Caused By Defective ‘Silent Adrenaline’ and ‘Apache’ Treestands Leads to Recall

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a recall on X-Stand ‘Silent Adrenaline’ and ‘Apache’ brand tree stands. The treestands, manufactured in China, have cable assemblies that can corrode and then break while in-use causing people to fall without…

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Maison Terre Recalls Goldenseal Root Powder For Microbial Contamination After Infant Death

Maison Terre of Little Rock, AR recalled its Goldenseal Root Powder sold on Amazon.com due to microbial contamination. The recall came after the FDA issued a warning that advised consumers not to use the product. Maison Terre repackaged and distributed…

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Triangle Tube Gas Boiler Recall for CO Risk, 1 Death Reported

Triangle Tube has issued a recall for Prestige wall-hung condensing gas boilers for carbon monoxide poisoning hazard. One person has died. The fatality occurred in 2016 following a repair. The firm has also received two reports of the vent tube…

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Willis Electric Recalls Artificial Christmas Trees Sold at Home Depot Due to Burn Hazard

Willis Electric recalled 99,000 artificial Christmas trees sold at Home Depot due to burn injury risks. The recall affects Home Accents Holiday artificial Christmas tree products with model numbers W14N0126, W14N0127, W14N0148, W14N0149, and W14N0157. The products were sold exclusively…

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Buffalo Wild Wings Employee Killed from Chemical Exposure to Cleaning Agent, 10 Others Injured

A Buffalo Wild Wings employee has died and 10 other people have been injured from chemical exposure to a cleaning agent that was used to clean the kitchen floor of the chain’s restaurant in Burlington, MA. At about 5:30 PM…

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More than 60 Vaping-Associated Lung Injuries in Minnesota

More than 60 people have suffered severe lung injuries associated with vaping in Minnesota. Some patients stayed in the hospital for several weeks, while others ended up in the intensive care unit. One person has died. Patients experienced symptoms including…

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Fisher-Price Recalls Inclined Sleeper Accessories Due to Infant Death Risk

Fisher-Price recalls 71,000 inclined-sleeper products sold with Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yards due to infant death risk. Other inclined-sleeper products have caused infant deaths after the infants rolled from their backs to their stomachs or sides, unrestrained. This new…

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Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension Recall

Tris Pharma, Inc., based in Monmouth Junction, NJ has issued an infant’s ibuprofen recall for three brands of concentrated oral suspension that may higher concentrations of ibuprofen than what is listed on the label. The recalled brands are: Equate, sold…

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Kratom Salmonella Outbreak Ends After Sickening 199, Hospitalizing 50

The CDC has declared an end to a 41-state Salmonella outbreak linked to contaminated Kratom, but the FDA is advising consumers to continue to avoid kratom and products containing the leaves or extract of the plant because they pose serious health risks.…

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B. cepacia Complex Outbreak Expands, 15 Sickened

An outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) infections associated with the use of Medline Remedy Essentials No-Rinse Cleansing Foam has expanded to included 15 people in three states, up from the 10 cases reported on May 7. A recall has been issued…

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B. cepacia Complex Outbreak Linked to Medline Remedy Essentials No-Rinse Cleansing Foam

A recall and consumer advisory have been issued for all lots of Medline Remedy Essentials No-Rinse Cleansing Foam after an outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) has been linked to its use. The no-rinse cleansing foam, manufactured by Shadow Holdings dba Bocchi Laboratories, is used in…