Iovate Health Sciences Recalling Hydroxycut After Reports of Liver Damage and Death

Posted on 04 May 2009 by admin


Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – The manufacturer of Hydroxycut, a leading fat burning supplement is recalling 14 versions of the drug.

The move follows reports of liver damage and death in people using it to shedd pounds before summer comes. Continue Reading

(Update 3) FDA Recalls Hydroxycut Linked to Liver Damage and Death

Posted on 03 May 2009 by admin


Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – Late last week the FDA issued a recall for as many as 14 Hydroxycut products over concerns dealing with liver damage.

Hydroxycut is a fat burner supplement sold in U.S. nutrition stores and is very popular because it works. Continue Reading

(Update) 14 Hydroxycut Products Recalled Due to Risk of Liver Damage, Death

Posted on 02 May 2009 by admin


Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – The FDA is recalling 14 Hydroxycut products after they received reports of liver damage and even death in people taking the drug.

Hydroxycut is marketed as a weight loss drug and is used by people looking to lose weight, and bodybuilders looking to lean out their phisique before competitions. Continue Reading

Don’t Take Hydroxycut, It Could Kill You

Posted on 01 May 2009 by admin


Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – The FDA have issued a warning urging people to stop taking the dietary supplement known as Hydroxycut.

Hydroxycut is marketed to assist in rapid weight loss, and millions of people take it and swear by it when it comes to helping them lose weight. Continue Reading

FDA Issues Salmonella Alert For Raw Alfalfa Sprouts

Posted on 27 April 2009 by admin


Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – The FDA have issued an alert pertaining to raw alfalfa sprouts which have been found to be contaminated with salmonella bacteria.

According to the FDA, the contamination appears to be in the seeds, therefore washing your raw sprouts will not help remove the bacteria.

Exploding Fitness Balls Recalled Across America

Posted on 17 April 2009 by admin


Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – The latest recall to be reported is by a company who makes exercise fitness balls.

Exercise balls are commonly used for abdominal workouts, and when used properly can provide an amazing ab crushing workout. Continue Reading

Harris Teeter Grocery Chain Recalls pistachios Due to Salmonella Bacteria

Posted on 12 April 2009 by admin


Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – It is being reported that more pistachios are being recalled due to fear that they are contaminated with salmonella bacteria.

This time its a North Carolina grocery food chain called Harris Teeter that has recalled the nuts. Continue Reading

Oh Nuts! Company Expands Pistachio Recall

Posted on 07 April 2009 by admin


Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – A pistachio plant located in Central California has been found to contain nuts contaminated with salmonella bacteria.

The plant in question, is the Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc., which is the second largest processor of pistachios in America. Continue Reading

Salmonella Linked to Peanut Butter Could Cost Billions in Losses

Posted on 11 March 2009 by admin


Washington (HealthKnowItAll) – Health officials have stated that the cost of dealing with the recent outbreak of salmonella in the US could top the 1 billion dollar mark.

More than 700 cases of salmonella poisoning have been reported across the country and 9 deaths have been confirmed as a result of tainted peanut butter from Peanut Butter Corperation of America. Continue Reading

Salmonella Cases From Tainted Peanut Butter Reach 677

Posted on 03 March 2009 by admin


Washington (HealthKnowItAll) – Salmonella cases are still being reported following the largest food recall in U.S. history.

Peanut butter produced by Peanut Corperation of America was found to be contaminated with salmonella bacteria, resulting in hundreds of Americans developing salmonella poisoning. Continue Reading