Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Packing plant linked to tainted beef ordered shut

(AP)—The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said Friday that it has temporarily shut a meatpacking plant linked to contaminated beef products that have been distributed across Canada and the United States.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

2nd bacterial infection reported in Missouri baby

(AP) -- Authorities investigating a possible link between the death of a Missouri newborn and the formula powder he was fed say another baby in the state may have contracted a rare bacterial infection after consuming prepared ...

Health

Wal-Mart pulls formula after baby dies in Missouri

(AP) -- Wal-Mart has pulled a batch of powdered infant formula from more than 3,000 of its stores nationwide after a newborn Missouri boy who was fed the formula died from what preliminary tests indicate was a rare bacterial ...

Health

Retailers to bring fresh produce to many without

(AP) -- Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity moved a step forward Wednesday with the announcement that Wal-Mart and other retailers plan over the next five years to open or expand 1,500 stores in areas without ...

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