Ready to grab a cup of tea and read about the latest food recall?

On second thought, hold off on the tea.

Over 900,000 Bags Of Tea Recalled Due To Pesticide Residue

From Food and Wine:

In March, East West Tea Company recalled over 54,000 boxes of their Yogi tea bags.  The tea bags were distributed all over the United states.  The FDA said the recall is due to pesticide residues that are above safe levels.

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The boxes are Organic Yogi Echinacea Immune Support.

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 Food and Wine reports these are the UPC and Lot Numbers to look for:
"UPC: 0 76950 45010 3. The recalled lot numbers include the following: #0000184330, #0000184853, #0000185098, #0000185100, #0000185383, #0000185385, #0000185387, #0000185389, #0000185434, #0000185436, #0000185828, #0000185830, #0000185832, #0000186519, #0000186521, #000184062, #0000186900, #0000186902, #0000186904, #0000187357, #0000187359, #0000187400, #0000187402, #0000187769, #0000188028, #0000188030, #0000188045, #0000188114, #0000186600, #0000186910, #0000187155, #0000184691, #0000184963, #0000185381, and #0000185518."

It's A Class III Recall From The FDA

Basically, that means that if you've had a cup or two of this tea you should probably be fine, BUT, stop drinking it.

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It isn't listed as to what pesticide is in it, how it got there or what level the pesticides are at.  Basically, it says to throw the tea away.

Don't Throw Them Away, Take It Back For A Refund

The more we just throw out defective products, the less the company making those products care about quality because it doesn't affect their bottom line.

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The only way to make most companies care about the quality of their product or the effect it has on the general public is to hold them financially responsible when they sell defective items.  The way to do that, return it to the store you bought it from.

Top 10 Most Recalled Food Items & How To Stay Safe

The CDC estimates that 48 million people in the U.S. are infected by a food-borne illness every year, and an average of 3000 people even die.

These are the top 10 foods most likely to be recalled, according to Consumer Reports. However, that doesn't mean you can't still enjoy them if you take steps to stay safe.

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Burns and Lacerations Spark Starbucks Mug Recall

Nestlé USA Recalls Metallic Mugs Sold with Starbucks-Branded Gift Sets Due to Burn and Laceration Hazards

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Montana Alert- Threat Leads To Ground Beef Recall- April 2024

Shoppers across Montana should be on alert. FSIS is issuing a public health alert for ground beef products. Here's the labels:

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