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Nestle Good Start Soy Recalled at Food City – NOT!

August 30, 2013 by


Dr. Wendy Johnson-Askew, Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Nestle Nutrition informed US Food Safety that there is NO recall of the product below. Food City posted misinformation. According to the website the following product has been recalled: Nestle Good Start Soy RTF 4pk. 8.45 oz. – 8/29/13 ___________________________________  © 2013 US Food Safety […]

Benzocaine and Babies: Not a Good Mix

June 4, 2012 by


When a baby is teething, many a mom or dad reaches for a pain remedy containing benzocaine to help soothe sore gums.  Benzocaine is a local anesthetic and can be found in such over-the-counter (OTC) products as Anbesol, Hurricaine, Orajel, Baby Orajel, and Orabase. But the use of benzocaine gels and liquids for mouth and gum pain can […]

FDA warning: SimplyThick caused two deaths in premature infants

May 20, 2011 by


FDA is warning parents, caregivers and health care providers not to feed SimplyThick, a thickening agent for management of swallowing disorders, to infants born before 37 weeks. The product is distributed nationwide. The product may cause necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a life-threatening condition characterized by inflammation and death of intestinal tissue. Two deaths from NEC have […]