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The FDA, the CDC, and other partners are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Cyclospora infections that may be linked to salads produced by Fresh Express, sold under the Fresh Express name or store brands ALDI Little Salad Bar, Giant Eagle, Hy-Vee, Jewel-Osco Signature Farms, ShopRite Wh…

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Washington, D.C. -- The FDA is warning the public about a sharp increase in hand sanitizers that are supposed to contain ethanol, but have tested positive for methanol contamination. Methanol, known as wood alcohol, can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested.

A packaging mistake has led to a voluntary recall on a limited quantity of Family Size RITZ Cheese Cracker Sandwiches (packaged in 21.6 oz cartons). Mondelēz Global LLC announced the recall after finding that some products have packaging that indicates that the product is the cheese variety,…

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Danville -- Early detection is one of the key factors in treating cancer before it spreads. There are some routinely performed, well-known tests for certain types of cancers - mammograms for detecting breast cancer and colonoscopies to detect colon cancer, for example - but what about all of…

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Summer in the United States is going to look different in many ways this year given how the coronavirus pandemic has upended life. For many Americans, it’s still unclear if sports will be played and whether large gatherings will be held. Vacation plans remain up in the air for millions.

Washington, D.C. -- On Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, also known as food stamps) benefit increases. The total increase amount is $2 billion, which represents a 40% increase in monthly SNAP benefits. T…

Prescription drug abuse, accidental poisonings, and overdoses are frighteningly prominent in the U.S., and research shows that the majority of these drugs are obtained from family and friends. In many households, getting a hold of potentially dangerous drugs is as easy as raiding the bathroo…

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Small businesses are vital to keeping our neighborhoods alive and feeling like home, and COVID-19 has ravaged many of them, leaving them uncertain about their futures. Most relief measures thus far have been in the form of loans, which must be paid back, but the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has …

Washington, D.C. -- Earlier this week, the National Safety Council (NSC) along with over 50 partner organizations sent a request to Vice President Mike Pence urging the federal government to provide COVID-19 testing to workers who are at risk and providing essential business services.

Washington, D.C. -- Pennsylvania's Attorney General Josh Shapiro and 13 other state Attorneys General across the nation have sent a letter demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency take back a March 26 memorandum that called for a reduction in civil enforcement of federal environmen…

Washington, D.C. -- A group of 48 legislators including Congressman Fred Keller (R - Pa.) coordinated their efforts to submit a letter to United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to request additional help for dairy farmers whose businesses have been devastated by COVID…

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Washington, D.C. -- This week, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration released the 2020 edition of "Drugs of Abuse," the DEA's guide to the country's most commonly abused and misused drugs. The guide provides information about each drugs effects on the body and mind, overdose potential, or…