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Ready-To-Eat Salads, Sandwiches Recalled Over E.coli Concerns

A California company is recalling approximately 181,620 pounds of ready-to-eat salads and sandwich wrap products due to the risk that they may be contaminated with E. coli.

11/10/2013

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J&J Recalls Infant Motrin Due To Plastic Specks

Johnson & Johnson is recalling 200,000 bottles of Motrin Infants formula due to the risk that they contain tiny plastic particles.

09/07/2013

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‘Gay Blood Drive’ To Highlight FDA Donor Restrictions

A Southland film director is organizing what’s being billed as the “first-ever nationwide gay blood drive” to increase pressure on federal regulators to lift a ban against blood donors who have had male-to-male sex.

07/11/2013

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Authorities Tally 10 Arrests In Nitrous Crackdown

Ten people have been arrested so far after last week’s federal raid on 17 Southern California auto parts stores accused of distributing nitrous oxide for use as a recreational drug.

03/29/2013

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SoCal Businesses Raided, Arrests Made In Nitrous Oxide Sting

Authorities say several people Friday were arrested on suspicion of illegally selling nitrous oxide for recreational use.

03/22/2013

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Bioengineered Salmon Has Some Consumers Smelling Something Fishy

Whether raised on a farm or fished from the wild, salmon is a popular protein choice for consumers — especially those wanting a health-conscious diet.

02/14/2013

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FDA Sends Letters To 350 Clinics Possibly Using Unapproved Versions Of Botox

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent letters to 350 medical practices last month alerting them they may have received unapproved medications from a foreign supplier.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/24/2012

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The Real-Life ‘Limitless’? Narcolepsy Drug Used To Provide Extra Energy Boost

A narcolepsy drug, dubbed the “Viagra for the brain”, is being used by some people to increase their brain function.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/20/2012

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‘Operation Fashion Faux Pas’ Nets Designer Knockoffs In OC

Hundreds of counterfeit goods have been seized following a six-month crackdown on multiple retailers in Orange County, officials announced Friday.

11/16/2012

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5-Hour Energy Drink Linked To Over A Dozen Deaths

The high-caffeine shot, 5-hour Energy has been linked to more than 13 deaths since 2009.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/15/2012

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Trader Joe’s Orders Recall Of Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter

Trader Joe’s has announced a recall of one of their creamy peanut butter brands over a health-related concern.

09/22/2012

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Recall: Prepared BBQ Chicken Salads Sold At Trader Joe’s

Federal food safety inspectors say prepared barbecue chicken salads sold at Trader Joe’s are being recalled because they contain diced onions that may be contaminated with the potentially deadly listeria bacteria.

07/28/2012

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Small Turtles Being Blamed For Multistate Salmonella Outbreak

Turtles may be a popular household pet but they are being blamed for a multistate Salmonella outbreak, mostly in young children.

07/04/2012

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FDA Approves New Weight Loss Drug Belviq

The FDA has approved a new weight loss drug, Locacerin, which will be sold as Belviq. It works by triggering responses in the brain that help patients feel fuller sooner.

06/27/2012

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Voters To Decide Whether Genetically Modified Food Will Get Special Label

California voters will soon decide whether to require special labels for food made from genetically modified ingredients, in a closely watched test of consumer attitudes about the merits of genetically engineered crops.

06/12/2012

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