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UPDATE: Recall of Fresh Fruit for Listeria Outbreak includes New Jersey

UPDATE: Recall of Fresh Fruit for Listeria Outbreak includes New Jersey
BY FRANCESCA PHILLIPPY
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has watched over the Wawona Packing Co., food business out of Central California, due to a contamination of their Sweet 2 Eat (or Harvest Sweet) brand of fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots, which are sold nationwide.

This is due to a possible listeria contamination.

The recalled fruit was packed and shipped to retailers including Costco Wholesale Corp.,Trader Joe's, Kroger and Walmart, which operates Walmart and Sam's Club stores. The recall came after internal testing at the company's packinghouse in Cutler.

CNN reports that internal testing at Wawona revealed the potential listeria contamination, the company says. Listeria was found on two nectarines and one peach. It is not yet clear how they became contaminated.

 

Smoking fathers put unborn child at risk of ADHD

Smoking fathers put unborn child at risk of ADHD
BY KRISTEN LAULETTI
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

According to a new research study, the risk of children having ADHD is heightened when the mothers had smoked while pregnant.

According to WebMD, the study, done...

Deadly Fresh Water Parasite Responsible for Child's Death Not Found in New Jersey Yet

Deadly Fresh Water Parasite Responsible for Child's Death Not Found in New Jersey Yet
BY MARY MARSHALL
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A brain-eating amoeba that occupies bodies of fresh water is to blame for the death of a 9-year-old girl in Kansas Monday night.

The Johnson County-native Hally Yus...

Why Smart Physicians Make Mistakes and How Patients Can Help Avoid Them

Why Smart Physicians Make Mistakes and How Patients Can Help Avoid Them
BY ARMAND LEONE, JR.
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Studies show that 1 out of 20 patients suffer a medical error by their primary care physicians, which translates to 12 million misdiagnoses a year n...

Alcohol might not be so good for heart after all

Alcohol might not be so good for heart after all
BY KRISTEN LAULETTI
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

According to a new study, alcohol, even a small amount, might not have the heart benefits it originally was believed to have.

According to CBS News, after analyz...

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