More detail has been shared about the diagnosis of a patient who fell seriously ill after having almond milk in Australia.

A 61‐year‐old man suffered severe botulism symptoms in 2023 after drinking a dairy alternative. 

According to an article in The Medical Journal of Australia, it was the first

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The FDA has issued a warning letter to Dollar Tree Inc. because of its failure to withdraw recalled cinnamon applesauce pouches linked to an outbreak of lead poisoning among children.

“. . . at the time of the recall, the company failed to adequately remove recalled WanaBana apple cinnamon fruit

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Part of a federal investigation into lead in certain cinnamon applesauce products has been shifted to a followup status.

The new approach by the Food and Drug Administration is designed to provide post-incident response action. The agency will continue surveillance activities as well as prevention and compliance activities, according to

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The mayor of an Illinois city has confirmed that PepsiCo will close a Quaker Oats plant that was temporarily shuttered during a recall of granola products in December 2023.

Mayor Ricky Williams Jr. said the plant will close on June 8, according to a Facebook post by the city of

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