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Using certain pain medications in 2nd half of pregnancy could lead to complications: FDA

The FDA is updating a warning for pregnant women and the use of over-the-counter pain relievers. In a new guidance, painkillers like Advil and Aleve should be avoided by pregnant women in the last four months of the pregnancy. Read more.
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Meijer recalls whole and cut cantaloupe due to possible salmonella contamination

Meijer announced an involuntary recall of whole cantaloupe and some cut cantaloupe fruit trays and bowls out of the fear that they may contain salmonella.
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Sliced and packaged fruit from Walmart is being recalled in 9 states

The latest food recall from The Food and Drug Administration includes containers of sliced fruits like apples, mangos, grapes, melons and pineapples. See the products in question now.
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Study Finds Fast-Food Chains Are Still Using Wrappers With Toxic PFAS Chemicals

New research indicates that PFAS, the ‘forever chemicals’ that have contaminated water supplies around hundreds of military bases nationwide, are being used in fast-food packaging, despite demand from consumers, legislators to phase out the toxins.
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FDA Adds to List of Toxic Hand Sanitizers, Warns About Use of at Least 80

The list of hand sanitizers that have been recalled by the Food and Drug Administration is growing. The FDA is now warning about the use of more toxic hand sanitizers.
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FDA Expands List of Hand Sanitizers That May Contain Toxic Ingredient

The Food and Drug Administration expanded a list of hand sanitizers it’s urging people to avoid over the risk they contain the toxic, and potentially deadly, ingredient methanol.
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FDA Warns People About Spreading Coronavirus to Pets

The Food and Drug Administration warned people that research shows people can spread the coronavirus to their pets, with cats and ferrets apparently more at risk of contracting the virus from humans.
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FDA Approves 15-Minute Coronavirus Test

The FDA has approved a coronavirus test that can give results in less than 15 minutes.The test was authorized by the FDA for emergency use and could allow doctors across the country to quickly test patients.
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