ALDI Offers Refund After Mold was Discovered in Fruit Pouch

Grocery chain ALDI has removed their Little Journey Organic Food Puree pouches from their stores in Springfield, Missouri, after mold was found in one of the pouches. The mold was discovered and reported by Ashley Lamb, who had purchased the Apple Mango pouch for her 2-year-old son. “I was really…

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Rapid City School Closes for One Week due to Mold Issue

Black Hawk Elementary school in Rapid City, South Dakota, has been closed after mold was found in an interior wall. The school authorities said lab testing is being done to assess the extent of mold infestation. The results are expected on Wednesday. School district spokeswoman Katy Urban said an alternate…

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Harper Creek Community Schools Closed due to Mold

Harper Creek Community Schools in Battle Creek, Michigan, have been closed after mold was found in three of the middle school classrooms. Calhoun County officials confirmed that mold was found on the carpet in three classrooms. The carpets were cleaned and sanitized after samples of mold spores were sent to…

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World Health Organization Report on Mold

The World Health Organization composed a publication revealing scientific evidence on health problems associated with building moisture and biological agents. The attached Scientific review concludes that the most important effects are increased prevalences of respiratory symptoms, allergies and asthma as well as perturbation of the immunological system. The publication is…

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Duncan Fire Station Closed due to Mold Problem

Duncan fire station number 3, located at 1701 Elder in Duncan, Oklahoma, was recently closed after mold was discovered in the living quarters and office space. According to Duncan Fire Chief Dayton Burnside, “Once the city discovered the mold, they had it tested and got the report back…then paid an…

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Start of School Year in Hesperia Delayed Due to Mold Infestation

The start of Hesperia Community’s school year has been delayed due to mold infestation in some classrooms of Patricia St. Clair Elementary School in Hesperia, Michigan. Authorities said the mold was detected on the carpets in elementary school during a routine walk-through on September 7th. However, since the K-12th students…

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Franklin County Health Department Faces Mold Issue

The Franklin County Health Department building in Columbus, Ohio, was temporarily shut down on September 2, due to mold issues. According to Franklin County manager Angela Harris, the building was briefly vacated to seal off mold-infested areas for treatment. The staff was requested to vacate the building and customer services…

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Mold Spore Count in Chicago Recorded Near Dangerous Level

According to a recent press release, the Gottlieb Allergy Count for mold spores in Chicago almost reached the threshold for the air quality level to be termed as ‘dangerous’. On June 30, the count was recorded to be 45,000, while the threshold of 50,000 is considered dangerous. The mold count…

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Old Nursing, Fine Arts buildings in WSSU Cleared Mold Test

Two old buildings of Winston-Salem State University, North Carolina, have cleared the mold and asbestos tests. The tests were conducted after some complaints were reported regarding possible mold and asbestos contamination in Old Nursing building, built in 1956 and Fine Arts buildings, built in 1958. However, the director of Environmental…

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