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Diabetes Drug Invokana and Amputation Risk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informed manufacturing giant Johnson & Johnson in May, 2017 that they must put new warning labels on diabetes drug, Invokana (generic, canagliflozin), and its variations, Invokamet and Invokamet XR.  The new warning is to alert the consumer to the clinical study findings that taking the diabetes drug can […]

Pending Stryker Hip Replacement Product Recall

Stryker hip replacement products have been the subject of lawsuits in the past and it seems there is the likelihood that Stryker is putting out yet another defective hip product in its Stryker LFIT Anatomic CoCr V40 femoral heads.  These products are modular components used in total hip replacement procedures.  The defective products can lead […]

Kraft Lunchables Recall

Kraft Heinz has issued a recall of Lunchables Ham and American Cracker Stackers because the products contain allergens without warnings to that effect on the packaging.  The product has allergy inducing ingredients, wheat and soy and were produced on September 21, 2016.  The product are 3.4 ounce boxes and have a “use by” date on […]

Nestle Drumstick Recall

Nestle is the latest food manufacturer to issue a recall of one of its product due to listeria contamination dangers.  The company’s  Drumstick ice cream cone is the product that tested positive in a Bakersfield, California manufacturing plant, so Nestle voluntarily recalled the Drumstick Club 16 count Variety Pack and the 24 count Vanilla Pack.  […]

Autumn Pet Safety Tips

Inserra Kelley Sewell normally gives its readership all sorts of safety and health tips to keep you and your loved ones safe and health.  Today, since it is Pet Safety Month, and the start of another Autumn season, we will talk about our animal friends since they are family too for many of us.  Fall […]

Tyson Chicken Nugget Recall

Tyson Foods, Inc. is the latest food company issuing a recall.  The Sedalia, Missouri company is recalling around 132,520 pounds of chicken nuggets because they may contain hard plastic foreign matter.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspecion Service (FSIS) made the announcement regarding Tyson Foods’ Panko Chicken Nuggets from production on July […]

Ford Door Latch Recall

Ford Motor Company has issued recalls of around 2.4 million of their vehicles after the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration held their feet to the fire.  They have been having issues with door latches that are prone to opening while the vehicle is in motion, or not shutting at all, which can lead to […]

Leggo My Eggo Recall

Kellogg Co. has issued a recall on ten thousand cases of their Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles, so their famous commercials in which they say “Leggo my Eggo” have come true for at least one of their brands!  The waffles being voluntary recalled may contain listeria bacteria, which regular readers of our site will know […]

FDA Bans Certain Antibacterial Soap Chemicals

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a decree to antibacterial soap manufacturers that they can no longer use certain chemicals in their antibacterial soaps because they believe they possibly do harm while not being any better than regular soaps.  The chemicals now disallowed are triclosan and triclocarban, which studies have shown to make […]