The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Cue COVID-19 Test for Home and Over The Counter (OTC) Use. The product is a molecular nucleic acid amplification...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced the first case in Illinois of the COVID-19 variant called P.1. The...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Los Angeles County health officials identified four cases of suspected wound botulism associated with heroin injection in February 2021. Two of the cases possibly used the same...

Bravo Packing, Inc. of Carneys Point, NJ is recalling all Ground Beef and Performance Dog, a frozen raw pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. Salmonella can...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Officials with the Gallatin City-County Health Department have reported three cases of a variant of COVID-19 first identified in the United Kingdom, aka B.1.1.7 this week. These...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their travel notice for Fiji this week with the current leptospirosis outbreak primarily seen in the Central and...

Vitakraft Sun Seed Inc. of Weston, OH, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Vitakraft Vita Smart Hedgehog Food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Listeria monocytogenes outbreak reported in four states and linked to queso fresco made by El Abuelito Cheese Inc. As of March 1, a total of 11 people...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued travel notices for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Guinea due to ongoing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)...

According to a statement last week from Acting Commissioner of Food and Drugs with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Janet Woodcock M.D., there is no credible evidence of food or food packaging...