| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:06 AM
Giant Food has removed Talenti chocolate peanut butter cup gelato from its shelves after the manufacturer recalled the product, citing the possibility of salmonella contamination in the peanut butter.
Giant said Monday the recall includes all sell-by...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:18 AM
IDYLLWILD, Ca. -- For the first time in nearly a decade, a ground squirrel in the San Jacinto Mountains tested positive for exposure to fleas infected with the bacteria that can cause bubonic plague.
State health officials notified the Riverside County...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 10:18 AM
GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN'S Food Markets, following a recall by General Mills, announced it removed from sale Cascadian Farm Organic Peanut Butter Chip Granola Bars due to possible salmonella contamination in the peanut butter.
The following product...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Ice cream and granola bars are the latest products to be linked to widespread manufacturer recalls of some peanut butters and other nut products that started last month.
In the past week, at least five manufacturers have recalled peanut butter flavored...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:49 PM
A Washington State University student is in critical condition at a Spokane hospital with a presumptive case of bacterial meningitis.
According to Washington State University officials, the 19-year-old student was transported to Sacred Heart Medical...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 3:56 PM
The Food and Drug Administration releases a list which includes local hospitals that received steroids and other drugs from the New England business responsible for the recent meningitis outbreak Nationwide, 297 have gotten sick ,and 23 patients have...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:45 AM
This year’s unusually mild winter and the early onset of warm temperatures means ticks have started stirring earlier this year and are waiting for a fresh, warm-blood meal.
And that puts outdoorsy people on edge – especially those that...
| May 29, 2012
SANTA ANA, Calif. (KTLA) -- Authorities in Orange County plan to trap feral cats at two Santa Ana elementary schools as part of an effort to stop the spread of typhus.
Orange County Vector Control will set traps at Frances E. Willard Intermediate...
| May 29, 2012
| 1:34 PM
As temperatures climbed into the 90s around Harford County Memorial Day weekend, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene activated its state heat emergency website http://dhmh.maryland.gov/extremeheat to provide information about preventing...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Flesh-eating bacteria might sound like something from a science fiction movie or an episode of "The Twilight Zone."
But it isn't make believe. Instead, it's a real-life horror story — one where a micro-organism enters the body through an open wound...
| Nov 7, 2012
In households with small children, flu symptoms are as routine as dirty socks. Take them seriously, though, warns a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), because the flu can kill healthy children within days.