The toxic chemicals known as Per- or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been linked to health issues such as cancer or suppressed immune function.
The lethal contamination has killed one person and poisoned 10 others across Europe.
Newsweek spoke with hikers who were planning to skip a section of the Pacific Crest Trail because of drinking water possibly contaminated with an algal bloom.
"The damage is irreparable and serious," said Ayotlan Mayor Rodolfo Hernández of the spill.
"We are in close communication with Tyson, who told us a 'puffed' bag does not indicate spoilage in this case," Walmart said in response.
Gilead said Friday that it would carry out a voluntary recall of two lots of the coronavirus drug in the U.S. after determining that some vials were contaminated with glass.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said the batch of Butterball ground turkey was recalled following reports of embedded blue plastic in the product.
"It's really hard to convince people to stay in a community where they don't think they'll have access to clean drinking water," Elizabeth Klein said.
In some areas, a tiny black substance was found in a Moderna vaccine vial, while in others, black and pink substances were spotted in syringes and vials.
The potential risk of salmonella contamination in the food seasoning items was highlighted by the FDA during routine testing.
Listeria can cause listeriosis, which primarily affects older adults, people with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women.
A citywide notice banning irrigation watering was also issued Monday to conserve Tampa's available water resources.
Health experts are now hunting for the source of the sickness, with officials so far ruling out links to COVID.
Concerns have been raised over the risk of contamination in Denmark because the culled mink are buried near drinking water reserves.
The investigation first began in 2017 following a complaint by a mother in South Korea who claimed her child developed a kidney disease after eating an undercooked meat patty sold by the fast food giant.
The grocery chain is recalling cantaloupe sold at 253 supercenters across Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin.
Director Herb Nelson said progress on PFAS-free firefighting foam had been delayed by about six months because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Scientists analyzed a core sample taken from the Dasuopu glacier on Shishapangma, the world's 14th highest mountain.
In a statement Tuesday, the White House said they "strongly oppose" a bill that would help prevent PFAS, a type of chemical linked to certain cancers that has been found in drinking water sources across the country, because it would undermine "public confidence in the EPA's decisions."
Approximately 1,092 pounds of ready to eat pork sausage products shipped to Illinois and New York might be contaminated.
The manager of the North Bend Theater in North Bend, Washington, was taken to hospital as a precaution after he opened the package, authorities said.
"We, the undersigned non-governmental organizations, are deeply troubled by proposals to remove critical provisions related to per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, from the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2020," the letter said.
A recall notice was published by the USDA after the issue was brought to Simmons' attention during further processing.
Zantac and ranitidine have made a lot of headlines recently, after the FDA made the decision to investigate possible contaminants in ranitidine products.
The unwanted material may include "pieces from a mechanical seal or gasket," a Tyson Foods Inc. spokesperson told Newsweek.
On April 26, 1986, a failed safety test of the number 4 reactor at the nuclear power plant caused a huge explosion, releasing huge amounts of radiation into the environment.