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Jenny Albano

MOM Enterprises is Recalling Baby's Bliss Gripe Water

MOM Enterprises, in conjunction with the FDA, is recalling Baby’s Bliss Gripe Water ,apple flavor, with a code of 26952V and expiration date of October 2008. The recall was initiated because the presence of cryptosporidium was found during lab tests and after investigating the illness of a 6-week-old infant in Minnesota who consumed the product.Cryptosporidium is a parasite that can cause…

Jenny Albano

Avandia's Safety Slammed by New Study

A new German study, published in the Cochrane Library journal, attacked the safety of GlaxoSmithKline’s drug Avandia. The study did not find much evidence to support that Avandia improved the lives of people with diabetes. The conclusion of the study was that the drug could actually more complications of the disease worse. Information for this subject was pooled from 18 trials of over 8,000…

Shannon Weidemann

Worried Pet Owners Calling Vets Over Food Recall

The pet food recall has many worried owners calling their veterinarians in a panic wanting to know if they should be concerned. Over 90 brands of dog and cat food were recalled including large brands Iams, Nutro and Eukanuba. The recall is limited to canned and foil pouch pet food. The food was all produced at two Menu Foods plants and has been found to contain rat poison.Menu Foods recalled…

Shannon Weidemann

Major Pet Food Recall Underway

Dog and cat food that is sold all across the United States, Canada, and Mexico is being recalled. The pet food has the potential to cause kidney failure and possibly death. The maker of the food is Menu Foods.Menu Foods told the Food and Drug Administration it received the first complaints of kidney failure and deaths among cats and dogs on February 20th.The FDA’s top veterinarian says an…

Staff Writer

Segway Scooters Recalled

Nearly 24,000 Segway scooters were recalled yesterday, after the company discovered a software glitch that can make the scooter’s wheels unexpectedly reverse direction. There have been reports of riders falling off the scooters and at least one instance where a rider suffered broken teeth. The glitch can be fixed by a free software upgrade available at Segway dealers.Segway has received six…