Baby’s Bliss Gripe Water, a drink sold as an antidote to colic and other ailments that plague infants, is being recalled because it is contaminated with the intestinal parasite Cryptosporidium. The Food & Drug Administration ordered the recall after a 6-week old infant became sick after drinking Baby’s Bliss Gripe … [Read more...] about Baby’s Bliss Gripe Water Recalled Due to Cryptosporidium Contamination. Parasite May Have Sickened At Least One Infant.
Chinese Made Supplement Health Alert. Baby’s Bliss Gripe Water and Zhong Ti Xiao Er Jian Pi San, a product imported from China, are both the subject of a Health Canada alert this morning. The products, which are touted as natural remedies for stomach ailments in children, have been found to be contaminated. The Baby’s Bliss Gripe … [Read more...] about Chinese Made Supplement Subjects of Health Alert
Bacterial Contamination Found In Well Water The Associated Press reported over the weekend that bacterial contamination has been found in well water at Oklahoma’s Country Cottage restaurant. The restaurant has been linked to an E. coli outbreak that killed one man and sickened many dozens. Department of Environmental Quality … [Read more...] about Oklahoma E. coli Outbreak Linked to Well Water
Fulton Water System Was Contaminated With E. Coli Last week we reported that a boil water advisory was in place in Fulton, New York when it was discovered that the water system there was contaminated with the E. coli bacteria. Now, Fulton Mayor Ron Woodward believes that the E. coli contamination might have occurred due to water-main … [Read more...] about Fulton E. coli Source Points to Water-Main