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Recall History: Upton Sinclair and The Jungle

Recall History: Upton Sinclair and The Jungle

Upton Sinclair, an American journalist and writer, released a book entitled The Jungle in 1906. The book describes, in great detail, the horrid working and living conditions of immigrants in America around the turn of the century. However, while Sinclair’s stated goal with the book was to raise awareness and …

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Salmonella Scare: Baby Spinach Recall

Salmonella Scare: Baby Spinach Recall

Fresh greens and recalls are like peanut butter and jelly: they’re not always together, but they’ve become an iconic duo. Once again, fresh spinach is being recalled in the US for concerns over a foodborne illness. This time, it’s salmonella that has health agencies worried. The FDA has issued a …

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A Dozen People Sickened by E. Coli Could Have Ingested Recalled Lettuce

A Dozen People Sickened by E. Coli Could Have Ingested Recalled Lettuce

Health officials from the FDA are investigating whether a dozen people sickened with E. Coli ingested previously-recalled lettuce. The infections come from six states, and could be related recalls of romaine lettuce from a company named Tanimura and Antle. That recall affected over 1,100 Wal-Mart stores nationwide, meaning that the …

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Trader Joe’s Fish, Lexus and Toyota, and Volkswagen Recalls

Trader Joe’s Fish, Lexus and Toyota, and Volkswagen Recalls

Another day, another roundup of recalls from the nation’s leading brands. Toyota expanded the already-massive recall over faulty fuel pumps, while Volkswagen pulled over 200,000 Jettas because of a fire risk. In food recall news, Trader Joe’s recalled over 4,000 pounds of gluten-free battered halibut for an undeclared allergen. Gluten-Free …

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Bad Day for Tesla, Spicy Salmonella, and More Recall News

Bad Day for Tesla, Spicy Salmonella, and More Recall News

In today’s recall roundup, we cover a major Tesla recall as well as an embarrassing defect from Mercedes-Benz. Toyota Highlander owners should brace for a recall, while everyone should check their cupboards for certain spices that could be tainted with salmonella. Tesla Forced to Recall 50,000 Vehicles in China Tesla, …

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Chocolate Bars Recalled After Potentially Life-Threatening Mix-Up

Chocolate Bars Recalled After Potentially Life-Threatening Mix-Up

Things are hard enough during the coronavirus pandemic without having to worry about whether a chocolate bar could kill you. But that’s the problem posed by the recent nationwide recall of Lindt chocolate bars. Read on to learn more about the labeling mishap that caused the recall–and the potentially life-threatening …

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Major Retailers Announce Multiple Recalls of Fruit

Major Retailers Announce Multiple Recalls of Fruit

An apple a day keeps the doctor away… unless that apple is tainted with a food-borne illness. In today’s recall news, multiple retailers are pulling fresh fruit and other fruit products from the shelves. Here’s what you need to know. Apple Chips Could Make You Sick Seneca announced a recall …

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