Barkworthies of Richmond, VA is recalling select lots of Barkworthies Chicken Vittles dog chews because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, the company announced Wednesday. The...

The Happy Apple Company of Washington, Missouri, issued a voluntary recall of Happy Apple Brand caramel apples with a best use by date between August 25th and November 23rd 2014, because they have the...

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Following the laboratory mishaps with anthrax and H5N1 avian influenza linked to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) earlier this year, the federal health agency is reporting  that a small...

The number of influenza related hospitalizations in Ohio have skyrocketed this year to date as compared to the 4-year-average for the Buckeye state (see chart below). According to the Ohio Department...

In 2013, the state of Indiana reported approximately 100 cases of the gastrointestinal bacterial infection, shigellosis. This year, state health officials say that number is more than 1,000. Every year,...

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Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of all ice cream, gelato, custard and sorbet for all flavors and container sizes produced on or after January 1, 2014 until December 15,...

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Food and Drug  Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg said the following today in a statement concerning the blood donor deferral period for men who have sex with men (MSM): Over the...

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Kansas health officials, in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating the possible viral cause of death of a state resident over the summer by a new, or novel...

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The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)is reporting a case of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) in a resident of the Golden Crescent region along the central Texas coast. This is the fifth...

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Approximately 40 outbreaks of norovirus illness have been reported to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) since the beginning of November. The outbreaks have occurred in a variety of settings, including...