WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2021– Ready Pac Foods, Inc.’s establishments in Swedesboro, NJ and Jackson, GA, are recalling approximately 222,915 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) salad products with meat and poultry because the products contain Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated salad dressing that has been recalled by the producer, Litehouse Inc.,… Read full story
NIH study in mice demonstrates the importance of quickly addressing infection
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other injuries to blood vessels in the brain, like stroke, are a leading cause of long-term disability or death. Researchers at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health, have found a possible explanation for why some patients recover much more poorly from brain injury if they later become infected.… Read full story
Alternate lab test shows comparable accuracy, non-biased results
In a study supported by the National Institutes of Health, researchers propose changing a key measure in kidney disease diagnosis and treatment to eliminate the use of race as a variable, providing a non-biased kidney function test that does not compromise accuracy.… Read full story
Patterns of methamphetamine use have become riskier, diversified across U.S. population.
Overdose deaths involving methamphetamine nearly tripled from 2015 to 2019 among people ages 18-64 in the United States, according to a study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health.… Read full story
NIH-funded study finds reduced levels of HIV in bone marrow, spleen, and brain after therapy.
In a new study(link is external) supported by the National Institutes of Health, researchers used exosomes, tiny nanoparticles capable of being taken up by cells, to deliver novel protein into the cells of mice infected with HIV.… Read full story
Green Field Farms Dairy of Fredericksburg, Ohio announces a voluntary recall of its Whole Chocolate Milk product, with a code date of 9/29/21, due to a laboratory analysis that indicated this product was not effectively pasteurized.
1,242 units of the affected product were distributed in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware and Washington DC from September 7 through September 16, 2021.… Read full story
9/20/2021 – Knox Public Health will kick-off its community clinic schedule for flu shots with two clinics at the agency’s main location, 11660 Upper Gilchrist Rd., Mount Vernon.
The first clinic is set for Saturday (9/25) from 8 a.m. to noon and the second clinic is set for Sept.… Read full story
9/16/2021 – Knox Public Health once again has free, at-home test kits for COVID-19. The test kits can be picked up in the front lobby at the health department, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Knox Public Health is located at 11660 Upper Gilchrist Rd.,… Read full story
Drew’s Organics, LLC of Chester, VT is voluntarily recalling one lot code of Aldi Simply Nature Organic Poppy Seed Dressing due to a processing issue that could allow for microbial growth.
The recalled product comes in a 12 fl. oz. glass bottle with the Best if Used By date of Feb 15, 2023, and UPC #4099100023169. … Read full story