Tag Archives: Illness

False allegations of fabricated illness ‘ripped family apart’

Campaigners are calling for an inquiry into concerns that families have been wrongly accused of inventing or causing illnesses in their children. Fabricated or Induced Illness (FII) is a rare form of abuse where parents exaggerate or cause their child’s medical condition. Families and charities claim there is a “wave of false allegations”. The Department… Read More »

Kroger recalls shrimp products over possible foodborne illness risk

Those who eat raw or under-cooked seafood could develop a foodborne illness. (iStock) Supermarket chain Kroger is recalling some of its shrimp products after finding they may not have been fully cooked. The grocery store giant announced in a recent statement that nine of its pre-cooked shrimp products may be undercooked, “which could result in contamination by spoilage… Read More »