FDA Recalls 28 Sodas, Juices, and Other Drinks

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued recalls for 28 beverages so far in 2024, according to a report by The Daily Mail. The majority of these recalls were due to undisclosed or harmful ingredients, including drugs, bacteria, and harmful chemicals. Among the recalled beverages is a pain-relieving tea named Himalayan pain relief tea. The product failed to disclose the presence of an anti-inflammatory medication in its ingredients. Martinelli’s Apple Juice was also recalled …

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Soda Recall: May Contain Cancer-Causing Ingredients

A Connecticut-based beverage company, Charles Boggini Company, has voluntarily recalled four of its products due to the presence of potentially harmful preservatives and food dyes. The company, which specializes in flavored soda for restaurants, is headquartered in Coventry, Connecticut. The recalled products include “Pink Lemonade,” “Cola Flavoring Base,” “Yellow Lemonade,” and “Yellow Lemonade X,” all of which are distributed in one- and five-gallon containers. The recall was initiated after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) …

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Weight Loss Drug Ozempic Linked to Changing A Person’s Personality

The latest wave of weight loss drugs, including GLP-1 medications like Ozempic and Wegovy, have been linked to a range of psychological side effects, including anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts. Despite these alarming reports, many patients have also reported a decrease in cravings for food, drugs, alcohol, and even sex. These medications, initially developed to treat diabetes, are believed to alter dopamine levels in the brain. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that plays a crucial role …

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Man Dies From Vitamin D Overdose

The medical community is raising concerns following the death of an 89-year-old man, David Mitchener, who succumbed to a Vitamin D overdose in suburban London, England. Mitchener had been consuming high doses of the vitamin supplement for nine months before his demise. Health professionals are now using this incident to highlight the potential dangers of consuming excessive amounts of this commonly used supplement, which they believe are not sufficiently communicated to the public. In his …

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Costco, Walmart Face Recalls Amid Listeria Outbreak

A nationwide recall of dairy products linked to a lethal listeria outbreak has been broadened to encompass items sold at major retailers such as Costco and Walmart. The recall includes a variety of food products, including snack wraps, taco kits, and salad kits, sold across the United States. These products contain dairy ingredients produced by Rizo-López Foods, Inc. Health authorities have found evidence connecting the company’s dairy products to a deadly listeria monocytogenes outbreak that …

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Panera Bread Faces Second Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over Lemonade Drink

Panera Bread, the popular fast-casual restaurant chain, is currently dealing with a second lawsuit alleging wrongful death. The suit is linked to the death of a 46-year-old Florida man, Dennis Brown, who reportedly died after consuming the restaurant’s Charged Lemonade drink. The beverage, marketed as a plant-based and clean energy drink, is said to have led to Brown’s fatal cardiac arrest. The Charged Lemonade, like many energy drinks, is promoted as a source of a …

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Woman’s Death Sparks Concern Over Weight-Loss Drug Ozempic

An Australian woman, Trish Webster, 56, passed away due to a severe gastrointestinal illness after taking the weight-loss drug Ozempic in an attempt to lose weight for her daughter’s wedding. Her husband, Roy Webster, is now cautioning others about the potential dangers of the medication, stating it’s “not worth it at all.” Ozempic, a drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for individuals with Type 2 diabetes, has gained popularity worldwide as a …

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Fecal transplant therapy approved by FDA

During Wednesday’s FDA meeting, the agency approved the first therapy of its kind to treat bacterial infections based on fecal transplants developed by Switzerland’s Ferring Pharmaceuticals. With Rebyota, a remedy is available to treat infections caused by Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, a superbug capable of causing serious and life-threatening diarrhea. Approximately 15,000 to 30,000 deaths occur each year as a result of the infection in the United States. Although fecal microbiota transplants – classified …

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Florida sues Biden Administration, losing $150 million per year

DeSantis sues Biden administration over Canadian drug importation program – POLITICO Florida is suing the Food and Drug Administration over its failure to act on a plan to import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada. The governor said the FDA was “unlawfully delaying” and “unreasonably delaying” the approval of the plan. DeSantis estimated importing cheaper drugs from Canada could save the Florida state government up to $150 million per year. Florida was the first state under …

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Daily aspirin use is under scrutiny

Daily aspirin use: Danger outweighs benefits for most Americans – USA TODAY The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has come out strongly against initiating daily aspirin use for adults age 60 or older who have not had their first heart attack or stroke because of concerns about internal bleeding. Aspirin is one of the most common and effective medications in our arsenal. It is used to treat fever, lessen pain, or tamp down inflammation, …

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