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Drug company recalls heartburn drug Zantac globally for cancer scare

GlaxoSmithKline on Tuesday said it is recalling the popular heartburn medicine Zantac in all markets as a “precaution,” days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found “unacceptable” levels of probable cancer-causing impurity in the drug. Zantac, also sold generically as ranitidine, is the latest drug in which cancer-causing impurities have been found. Regulators have… Read More »

Whole Foods recalls baby spinach-containing food products over potential salmonella contamination

A salmonella infection can cause vomiting and stomach cramping, among other symptoms. (iStock) Grocery store giant Whole Foods announced a voluntary recall of multiple prepared foods that contain baby spinach, citing concerns they could be contaminated with salmonella. At least eight states — Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island… Read More »

Popular food brand Jennie-O Turkey Store recalls 164,210 pounds of ground turkey

(Photo: Adobe Stock) Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales is recalling 164,210 pounds of raw turkey due to possible salmonella contamination, according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Friday’s announcement was the result of a continued outbreak of salmonella contamination in turkey products that dates back to last year, according to The Chicago Tribune. The Centers for Disease… Read More »