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Pentec Health Announces Limited Voluntary Recall of Certain Compounded Prescription Therapies for Renal Patients
Filed: Friday,May 17, 2013, 10:19 am
Pentec Health, Inc. has decided to initiate a limited, voluntary recall of in-date nutritional prescriptions for renal patients due to lack of sterility assurance associated with one of its laminar flow hoods used in compounding.
The recall covers renal therapies that were compounded in this hood on or before May 2, 2013.
Tropical Valley Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk and Walnuts in Next by Nature Dark Chocolate Bananas
Filed: Friday,May 17, 2013, 8:54 am
Tropical Valley Foods Inc. of Plattsburgh, NY, is recalling next by Nature DARK CHOCOLATE BANANAS, 3 oz. bags, due to undeclared milk and walnuts. People who have an allergy to milk and/or walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Rural King Recalls Deer Corn Because of Possible Health Risk
Filed: Friday,May 17, 2013, 6:41 am
Rural King Distributing of Mattoon, IL is recalling 205 tons of Deer Corn, because it has the potential to be contaminated with aflatoxin. Aflatoxin is a naturally occurring mold by-product.
Symbios Medical Products Issues Nationwide Recall of GOPump and GOBlock Kits
Filed: Thursday,May 16, 2013, 12:49 pm
May 10, 2013 - Symbios Medical Products initiated a voluntary recall of all GoPump Rapid Recovery System kits and GOBlock Kits manufactured with flow control components assembled prior to July 2012. These products have been found to potentially cause excessively high flow rates, which presents a risk of patient toxicity and serious injury (e.g., seizure, dysrhythmia, death) due to the rapid influx of medication particularly in patients with low body mass or advanced age.
Powell Company Recalls Anywhere Lounger Bean Bag Chairs Due to Suffocation and Strangulation Hazards
Filed: Thursday,May 16, 2013, 6:30 am
Bean bag chairs without a permanent zipper closure allow young children to unzip, ingest or inhale the small beads inside the bean bag chair.
Avon Recalls Microwave Popcorn Maker Due to Burn and Fire Hazards; New Instructions Provided
Filed: Thursday,May 16, 2013, 4:30 am
When cooked too long, the popcorn can overheat in the plastic popcorn maker and ignite.
Deezo Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Zulily Due to Strangulation Hazard
Filed: Thursday,May 16, 2013, 3:30 am
The hoodies were sold with drawstrings, which pose a hazard to young children.
Optimus Recalls Portable Electric Heaters Due to Fire Hazard
Filed: Wednesday,May 15, 2013, 5:00 am
The portable electric space heater's design can fail to prevent ignition of nearby combustible material.
Additional Lots Added: Voluntary Nationwide Recall of 21 Lots of Piperacillin and Tazobactam for Injection, USP 40.5 Grams Due to Possibility of Precipitation / Crystallization in IV Bag or IV Line Upon Reconstitution
Filed: Friday,May 10, 2013, 7:09 pm
May 10, 2013 – Weston, Florida: Apotex Corp. announced today that it is conducting, on behalf of the manufacturer Hospira, Inc., a voluntary nationwide recall of 21 lots of Piperacillin and Tazobactam for Injection, USP 40.5 grams, NDC number 60505-0773-00 to the hospital / healthcare provider /user level. The impacted lots of Piperacillin and Tazobactam for Injection, USP 40.5 grams may show precipitation / crystallization in IV bag or IV line after reconstitution.
Beamonstar Products Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of SexVoltz, Velextra, & Amerect Marketed as a Dietary Supplement, Due to Undeclared Active Ingredients- Expanded to Include SexVoltz 12 Capsules Bottle, SKU 626570615316.
Filed: Friday,May 10, 2013, 1:53 pm
Queen Creek, AZ, BeaMonstar Products is voluntarily recalling all of SexVoltz brand SKU’s 626570609490, 827912089028, 626570617877, 626570615316, 626570615316 Velextra brand SKU’s 626570613855, 626570619055, 626570617860, 626570617563 Amerect SKU’s 626570619031, 626570619628 capsules to the consumer level. Laboratory analysis conducted by the FDA on SexVoltz and Velextra has determined these products contain undeclared tadalafil. Amerect is voluntarily recalled because it has the potential to contain undeclared tadalafil. Tadalafil are FDA-Approved drugs used to treat male erectile dysfunction (ED), making the products unapproved new drugs.
Hannaford Supermarkets Issues Allergy Alert for Two Bakery Cookie Products That May Contain Undeclared Nuts
Filed: Friday,May 10, 2013, 1:49 pm
Hannaford Supermarkets is recalling two products sold in the bakery section because they may contain nuts that are not listed on the product packaging label. Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to any nuts may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction should they consume these items.
Smart & Final Expands Recall to Include Additional Production Dates; Allergy Alert - Undeclared Wheat, Milk and Eggs in La Romanella Tri-Color Cheese Tortellini
Filed: Friday,May 10, 2013, 1:48 pm
Smart & Final of Los Angeles, Calif., which previously announced a recall of certain production dates of 2.5 lb - La Romanella Tri-Color Cheese Tortellini, is expanding its recall to include additional production dates due to undeclared wheat, eggs and milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat, eggs and/or milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
In Cooperation with FDA, The Compounding Shop, LLC Declares a Voluntary Recall of All Lots of Sterile Compounded Products Due to a Lack of Sterility Assurance Distributed Within its Local Market Area
Filed: Friday,May 10, 2013, 1:00 pm
The Compounding Shop, LLC is conducting a voluntary recall of all lots of sterile products compounded by the pharmacy that are not expired. The recall is being initiated due to concerns associated with quality control procedures that present a potential risk to sterility assurance that were observed during a recent FDA inspection.
Meijer Recalls Touch Point Baseboard Convection Heaters Due to a Fire Hazard
Filed: Friday,May 10, 2013, 8:00 am
Touch Point-brand portable electric baseboard convection heaters with a model number of BBC-1500 can overheat.
Krinos Foods, LLC. is Expanding its April 28, 2013 Recall to Include Additional Expiration Dates Jan 01-2014 to Jun 01-2014 of Tahini Products Because of Possible Health Risk
Filed: Friday,May 10, 2013, 6:37 am
Krinos Foods, LLC. of Long Island City, New York is voluntarily recalling its TAHINI sesame paste, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
Dairy Fresh Conducts Voluntary Recall of IGA Brand “Vanilla & Chocolate” 1.75 Quart Ice Cream Because Package May Contain Undeclared Allergens (Almonds, Coconut, Soy)
Filed: Friday,May 10, 2013, 5:53 am
Dairy Fresh is voluntarily recalling a specific batch of IGA Brand “Vanilla & Chocolate” Ice Cream (1.75 quart, 1.66L) with the plant code “3783” and a SELL BY date of 08-13-13 because it incorrectly contains Heavenly Hash ice cream, which contains almonds, coconut, and soy, which are allergens not declared on the carton. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds, coconut, or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Whole Foods Market Recalls Mislabeled Curried Chicken Salad and Vegan Chick’n Salad Sold at the Cold Salad Bar Due to Undeclared Allergens
Filed: Thursday,May 9, 2013, 4:36 pm
May 9, 2013 - CAMBRIDGE, MA. – Whole Foods Market is recalling bulk curried chicken salad and bulk vegan curried chick'n salad because in some stores these items may have been sold with reversed labels causing undeclared soy and egg allergens. Due to the label mix-up, allergens were undeclared; the vegan chick'n salad contains soy, and the curried chicken salad contains egg.
Pure Herbs Ltd. Issues Allergy Recall Alert on Undeclared Allergens (Milk and Soy) in Protein Extract Urgent Undeclared Allergen Labeling Recall In Pure Herbs Ltd. Protein Extract
Filed: Thursday,May 9, 2013, 2:35 pm
Today, Pure Herbs Ltd., Sterling Heights, MI is voluntarily recalling the 4oz and 1oz bottles of Protein Extract because they contain undeclared allergens - milk and soy. This labeling error was discovered during a routine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspection when a review of the ingredients found that milk and soy allergen ingredients were not listed on our main label.
Bimeda Inc. on Behalf of Manufacturer Bimeda-MTC Animal Health Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Sterile Solutions Due to Concerns Regarding Sterility and Possible Health Risk
Filed: Thursday,May 9, 2013, 2:28 pm
Bimeda Inc., on behalf of the manufacturer, Bimeda-MTC Animal Health Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Calcium Gluconate, one lot of Dextrose 50%, and one lot of Hypertonic Saline, all of which are in the form of injectable fluids, to the user level. These injectable fluids are being recalled as a precautionary measure; because of departures from customary sterility procedures, sterility cannot be entirely assured.
Toro Recalls Zero Turn Riding Mowers Due to Fire Hazard
Filed: Thursday,May 9, 2013, 6:00 am
The idler pulley on Z Master mowers can rub against the fuel tank. This is the second recall of these lawn mowers.
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