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Peanut, Almond Butters Sold At Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods Recalled Over Possible Salmonella Contamination

Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s shoppers may want to check their cupboards after peanut and almond butter sold at the stores were recalled over possible salmonella contamination.

08/19/2014

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ConsumerWatch: FDA Finds High Level Of Contamination In Imported Spices

About 12 percent of spices brought into the U.S. are contaminated with dirt, insect parts, rodent hairs and other filth, according to an FDA Draft report. In addition, the report found spices were twice as likely as other inspected foods to be contaminated with salmonella. More than 80 different types of salmonella were detected.

10/31/2013

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Sacramento Food Manufacturer Recalls Soy Products Due To “Filth”

A Sacramento food company is recalling its soy products after government inspectors found unsanitary conditions at its processing facility.

12/01/2012

Purses tested by the Center for Environmental Health (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Lead Still Turning Up In Purses, Wallets

Two years after nearly 200 manufacturers and sellers of women’s accessories agreed to strict limits on the the amount of lead in their products, items with the toxic metal are still turning up on store shelves.

06/21/2012

Tableware tested for lead contamination (CBS)

ConsumerWatch Test Reveals High Levels Of Lead In Tableware

Eating off ceramic cultural tableware could be toxic, according to several environmental groups.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/26/2011

WebRecall

NorCal Company Issues Recall Over Concerns About Broccoli

A Northern California company is voluntarily recalling products sold at supermarkets across the West because they could contain contaminated broccoli.

CBS San Francisco–02/26/2011

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Boxer, Feinstein Propose Safe Drinking Water Legislation

Drinking water in 31 of 35 cities that were tested in a recent study, including San Jose, were found to have Chromium 6 contamination.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/26/2011

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Unsafe Bacteria Levels In Water At Monterey Beach

MONTEREY (CBS/BCN) — Health officials have posted an advisory notice at Monterey Municipal Beach to warn beachgoers about an unsafe amount of bacteria that was detected in the waters on Thursday. Beachgoers are advised to […]

CBS San Francisco–01/08/2011

Reusable Grocery Bags (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Reusable Grocery Bags Raise Health Concern

A recent advertisement that may have some consumers worried: A reusable grocery bag wrapped in police tape along with a warning that reusable bags can contain lead and harbor bacteria.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/22/2010

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