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Weight Loss Pills RECALLED by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 24 Mar 2009 3:21pm The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expanding, for the second time, its nationwide alert to consumers about tainted weight loss products containing undeclared, active pharmaceutical ingredients. The FDA has identified additional weight loss products (Herbal Xenicol, Slimbionic, and Xsvelten) and new undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredients ... Read on »
Counterfeit Alli Warning from the FDA – We Should Be Using Technology for Easier Identification by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 18 Jan 2010 10:24am Below is the release from the FDA and today it is a jungle out there with making sure we don’t have counterfeit products.  A while back I wrote a few posts about using Microsoft Tags for identifying items that had been recalled.  In giving this some further thought, this process could also be beneficial for finding counterfeits as well.  ... Read on »
UW Hospital warning 53 patients about possible exposure to rare brain disease by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Jul 2009 11:10pm THU., JUL 23, 2009 - 7:13 PM STATE JOURNAL EXCLUSIVE: UW Hospital warning 53 patients about possible exposure to rare brain disease By DOUG ERICKSON and MARK PITSCH Wisconsin State Journal mhtml:%7B33B38F65-8D2E-434D-8F9B-8BDCD77D3066%7Dmid://00000260/!x-usc:mailto:wsj UW Hospital has told 53 patients they face an “extremely low” ris ... Read on »
FDA Warning about Tainted Weight Loss Products by Dr. Jonny B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 06 Apr 2009 7:11pm A continuing investigation by the FDA has prompted consumer warnings and recalls by some distributors of dozens of so-called "weight loss supplements", many of them imported from China. According to the FDA- which I don't always agree with, but is on the money with this one- many of these supplements contain hidden and potentially harmful drugs. ... Read on »
MAD COW FEED RECALL 2009 Product may have contained prohibited materials (208,820 LBS. THAT COULD CONTAINED PRIONS...TSS) withou by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 10:18pm Subject: 2009 Product may have contained prohibited materials (THAT COULD CONTAIN PRIONS...TSS) without cautionary statement on the label PRODUCT Bulk Whole Barley, Recall # V-256-2009 CODE No code or lot number. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Mars Petcare US, Clinton, OK, by telephone on May 21, 2009. Firm initiated recall is complete. ... Read on »
Docket No. FDA2002N0031 (formerly Docket No. 2002N0273) RIN 0910AF46 Substances Prohibited From Use in Animal Food or Feed; Fin by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 5:27pm Thursday, April 09, 2009 Docket No. FDA2002N0031 (formerly Docket No. 2002N0273) RIN 0910AF46 Substances Prohibited From Use in Animal Food or Feed; Final Rule: Proposed mhtml:%7B33B38F65-8D2E-434D-8F9B-8BDCD77D3066%7Dmid://00000056/!x-usc:mailto:burt.pritchett@fda.hhs.gov Greetings FDA et al, I kindly wish to comment on the following ... Read on »
Health Headlines - May 27 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Warm Weather Workouts Require Common-Sense Precautions Memorial Day is considered the unofficial start of summer, and that means more people will be heading outdoors to pursue favorite exercises and physical activities. With that in mind, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Medical Association and more than 50 supporting ... Read on »
Health Headlines - May 26 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Poll: Returning Wounded Iraq Soldiers Getting Substandard Care From VA A considerable majority of Americans believes that Veteran's Administration hospitals and other military health facilities are not giving wounded Iraq war veterans the quality of care they deserve. The latest poll from the Harvard Opinion Research Program at the Harvar ... Read on »
Health Headlines - May 25 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm New York City Man Dies After Taking Aphrodisiac Made from Toad Venom An illegal aphrodisiac sold on the street under a variety of names has killed a 35-year-old New York City man, prompting health officials to issue an alert. According to the Associated Press, the man, who officials did not identify, was admitted to a New York City hospit ... Read on »
WARNING! Do Not Read This If You Have Ever Eaten A Fast Food Burger by Dr. MJ Wegmann Posted Wed 03 Mar 2010 2:25am Window cleaning chemical injected into fast food hamburger meat. If you’re in the beef business, what do you do with all the extra cow parts and trimmings that have traditionally been sold off for use in pet food? You scrape them together into a pink mass, inject them with a chemical to kill the e.coli, and sell them to fast food restaurant ... Read on »