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Blue Bell Expands Recall Over Listeria Outbreak

The ice cream company Blue Bell has expanded its recall to include 3-ounce ice cream cups.

03/24/2015

Recall

Blue Bell Recalls Products Following Deaths

The deaths of three people have prompted Blue Bell’s first product recall in 108-year history.

03/14/2015

Prescription Danger

Powerful Antibiotic Could Be A Prescription For Danger Pt. II

More and more people are coming forward claiming to be seriously ill victims of a powerful antibiotic they too, supposedly to get well. Now CBS$’s Chief Investigator Michele Gillen reveals an internal FDA safety report and details what the government agency isn’t telling the public.

CBS4–02/24/2015

Levaquin  (Source: CBS4)

Powerful Antibiotic Could Be A Prescription For Danger

They are some of the most widely prescribed type of antibiotics. But instead of making patients better, many say they’ve never been sicker. The most popular among them is Levaquin.
Tonight, CBS4’s Chief Investigate reporter Michele Gillen reports that the FDA is being pushed to increase the warnings about how these drugs should be used.

CBS4–02/13/2015

View of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacterium --which reduces mosquito transmitted diseases such as dengue and chikungunya by shortening adult lifespan, affect mosquito reproduction and interfere with pathogen replication-- at the Oswaldo Cruz foundation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on October 2, 2014. The mosquitoes, when released, are expected to quickly infiltrate the insect population and stop the spread of the disease. Small-scale trials have already been conducted in communities in northern Australia.   (Courtesy: CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mixed Feelings Over GMO Mosquitoes In The Keys

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if the Food and Drug Administration approves it

01/28/2015

MonringStar Farms voluntarily recalls two products. (Source: MorningStarFarms.com)

MorningStar Farms Issues Black Bean Burger Recall

MorningStar Farms is issuing a voluntary and precautionary recall of some of their products because they may inadvertently contain peanuts.

01/13/2015

Happy Apple caramel apples in a box. (Source: Facebook)

Firm Recalls Caramel Apples Amid Listeria Fears

A firm is recalling it’s Happy Apple brand caramel apples over fears they could be contaminated with listeria.

12/26/2014

A generic photo of prescription drugs ta

Take Them Or Toss Them? Examining Expired Meds

Have you ever pulled a bottle of pills out of your medicine cabinet only to see that they’re expired? Are they safe to take? And will they still work?

12/04/2014

Eye (Source: CBS4)

Eye Surgery Cheaters

Whether you love them or hate them, you may need them to read. Reading glasses, or cheaters as they’re sometimes called, are a fact of life for many people over a certain age. But now, help is on the way in the form of a new procedure being tested by the FDA.
CBS4’s Eliott Rodriguez says in a few years you may be able to ditch those reading glasses for good.

CBS4–11/21/2014

Hidden Food Danger

Gluten-Free Alternative May Cause Allergic Reactions

We all know about gluten allergies. But did you know manufacturers could be substituting one allergen for another?

11/11/2014

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