Listeria Outbreak Linked to Recalled Dairy Products Results in 26 Illnesses and 2 Deaths

Atlanta, Georgia – A listeria outbreak in 11 states, resulting in 26 illnesses, 23 hospitalizations, and two deaths, has been linked to recalled dairy products, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The outbreak has been associated with Rizo-L√≥pez Foods, which recalled sour cream, cheese, and yogurt under various brand names. The Food and Drug Administration stated that the outbreak has extended over several years and has been associated with queso fresco and …

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Recall: Robitussin Cough Syrup Recalled – Senate Considers Subpoena for Pharmacy CEOs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The healthcare industry continues to face challenges and scrutiny, as senators confront drug-industry CEOs and political concerns impede infectious-disease help in certain regions. In the House, Rep. Michael Burgess of Texas, a senior physician in Congress, discusses his Health Care Task Force and the focus on health policy issues in his final year in the lower chamber. Burgess emphasizes the importance of addressing the cost of breakthrough drugs and the overall savings …

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