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Boil Water Advisory Issued for Belding due to E. Coli
If you live in Belding, the Ionia County Health Department has sent out an advisory to boil your water because traces of E. Coli was found in the water.
FOX 17 reports that the advisory was issued Friday afternoon after a quality test report came back indicating presence of E...
Kids are Choking on Their Fidget Spinners
It's the hottest toy on the market right now but now parents are stepping forward warning other parents to be careful because it could lead to a choking hazard.
WXYZ Detroit reports that a 3-year-old boy from Dearborn was taken to the hospital on Wednesday after he swallowed a piece of the fidge…
Your Breakfast is Ruined: Golf Balls Found in Hash Browns
*in my best game show voice* & today's food recall is....((anticipation)).... golf balls in your hash browns! *womp womp*
McCain Foods USA has issued a recall of two brands of their hash browns because they say it
...may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials that despite our stringen…
New Research: Don’t Wait To Feed Your Kids Peanuts
Currently, more than 50 million Americans suffer an allergy, according to the CDC. 2% are children with a peanut allergy. For as long as we've known we've been told to wait to feed children peanuts to avoid an allergy but as it turns out its actually the opposite...
Three Brands of Canned Cat Food Recalled
A limited voluntary recall has been issued for some popular cat food brands.
The FDA says the recall includes certain cans of 9Lives, EverPet, and Special Kitty because of low thiamine (Vitamin B1), which is crucial for cats.
According to The J...
Michigan Students Are Now Required to Learn CPR
Starting in the new school year, Michigan students will be required to learn CPR. The legislation, which was just passed in December, goes into effect beginning in the 2017-18 school year.
The law states that health classes will have to teach CPR and how to use a defibrillator (AED - a…
Nationwide Recall of Two Oreo Flavors
Due to a milk allergen not being listed on the list of ingredients, Mondelez Global LLC has issued a nationwide recall of Oreo Fudge Cremes, the original and mint flavors.
Those who have a milk allergy or sensitivity are at risk of getting an allergic reaction or getting sick...
Nestlé Recalls Drumstick Ice Cream Because of Listeria
Not the ice cream!
Now it's time to check your freezers because Nestlé has issued a national recall on their Drumstick ice cream cones. The recall comes after tests on manufacturing equipment at their factory in California, came back positive with listeria...
Eggo Waffles Recalled Due to Listeria
Someone tell Eleven (Stranger Things) to put back the Eggo's!
The Kellogg Company has recalled about 10,000 boxes of Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat waffles because of a potential listeria risk. According to the company's website, the listeria contamination was discovered during a ro…
Do You Want Salmonella? No? Than Stop Kissing Chickens, CDC Warns
I didn't know kissing chickens were a thing but apparently it is... and you need to stop now!
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released a new study, which spanned over 24 years, found a correlation between the increase of having backyard chickens as pets and salmonella outbreaks..…
Teenage Boy Dies After Getting a Hickey
A deadly love bite?
The Mirror reports that a 17-year-old boy from Mexico City died after a hickey turned into a blood clot.
The boy was sitting with his family when he started convulsing. Paramedics were not able to save him. Doctors later confirmed that the cause of death was related to the hickey h…

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