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Pierce Egerton

Massive Recall of Ground Turkey in Deadly Outbreak of Antibiotic Resistant Salmonella

There are new developments in the outbreak of antibiotic-resistant salmonella that I wrote about yesterday. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service…

Pierce Egerton

Deadly 26 State Outbreak of Resistant Salmonella Linked to Ground Turkey

Yesterday the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a public health alert pertaining to an outbreak of Salmonella linked to ground turkey. The alert is particularly serious as the bacterial…

Pierce Egerton

Raw Milk Associated with Outbreak of Campylobacteriosis in Piedmont North Carolina

Going green is all the rage these days and science generally supports the trend. Because of that, farmers’ markets, organic grocery stores, food co-ops, and homegrown foods have spiked. Most…

Lawrence Egerton

Severe Reactions to OTC Naproxin

People don’t like to be uncomfortable. Minor aches and pains and fever can make everyday living unpleasant. That is why many people turn to Naproxen sodium, an internal analgesic available in…

Pierce Egerton

Risk of Severe Burns with Recalled Nature Relief Instant Wart and Mole Remover

Warts. Ugh! Get them off. You can buy a product to freeze them off. You can buy a chemical product to apply to them. Or, you can have a dermatologist remove them.
If you choose to handle the…

Pierce Egerton

Proposed Tort Reform Law Could Cost NC Taxpayers Millions

At a time when the North Carolina legislature is making it harder for its citizens to recover from negligent drug companies, word comes that the state is due to share in a $44 million settlement…

Pierce Egerton

Drug Linked to Michael Jackson Death Probe Subject to Limited Recall For Bacterial Contamination

Two lots of a generic form (propofol) of the drug Diprivan — a drug Michael Jackson reportedly took before his death — have been recalled. According to CNN, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)…