Medical Products Liability Posts in May, 2016

How Can Food Poisoning Affect an Unborn Fetus?

When you read about recent food poisoning outbreaks and ways to prevent and treat the different types of food poisoning, you have probably come across a warning about how dangerous food poisoning can be to a pregnant woman and the developing fetus. Generally, adults with normal immune systems only suffer inconvenient, uncomfortable symptoms of food poisoning that subside within a few days....
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Recent Listeria Recalls

Some types of food poisoning are more common than others. For example, you tend to hear more reports of Listeria and Salmonella outbreaks than Campylobacter and Shigellosis. Although you might feel like you hear about Listeria every other week, do not brush it off as unimportant....
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Stay Safe this Summer: Avoid Ice Cream Food Poisoning

Summer brings many different sensations. The warm wind pushing your hair aside, the tickling grass between your bare feet, the warmth of a setting sun against your back, and the various smells and tastes of summertime favorites like s'mores, grilled hot dogs, and ice cream all comfort us through these three months....
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Spring 2016: Recent Food Recalls You Should Know About

Foods and related products are recalled all the time. Sometimes, a recall happens as a preventative measure after a manufacturer finds a defect in a crop or a shipment of items. Other times, a recall does not happen until consumers, sometimes hundreds, become ill from eating an affected food product. In other cases still, a recall is issued not because of a fear of contamination, but because the product was not produced according to industry- or federally-imposed regulations....
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4.5 Million Pounds of Pilgrim's Pride Chicken Recalled

When dangerous bacteria is found in food, that food's manufacturer issues a recall as soon as possible to contain the bacteria and prevent any further cases of consumers falling ill with food poisoning after eating it. You can stay up-to-date about the latest food recalls by visiting recalls.gov....
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