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Product Recalls

Fri, 28 May 2010
Blacksmith Brands Announces Nationwide Voluntary Recall Of Four PediaCare Children's Products
Blacksmith Brands, Inc., in consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is voluntarily recalling all lots of four children's products in the PediaCare line. These products are sold exclusively in the United States.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm214005.htm


Fri, 21 May 2010
Caldwell Fresh Foods Recalls Alfalfa Sprouts Because of Possible Health Risks.
Caldwell Fresh Foods, of Maywood, CA, is voluntarily recalling all alfalfa sprouts manufactured under the Caldwell Fresh Foods, Nature's Choice, and California Exotics brands, because the alfalfa sprouts may be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm213119.htm


Tue, 25 May 2010
Fresh Express Recalls Romaine-based Salads with Use-by Dates of May 13-16th Due to Possible Health Risk.
Fresh Express, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chiquita Brands International, is voluntarily recalling a specific selection of Fresh Express Romaine-based ready-to-eat salads with the expired Use-by Dates of May 13th through May 16th and an "S" in the Product Code because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall extends only to products with these Use-by Dates and Product Codes and sold in the following states: Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Nebraska, Montana, Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Nevada, Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm213247.htm


Wed, 26 May 2010
So Shing Hing (USA) Trading Co Ltd Issues an Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Dried Melon.
So Shing Hing (USA) Trading Co Ltd is recalling DRIED MELON because the product was found to contain undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. The recalled DRIED MELON was distributed in NYC Metro Area in 10 oz. clear plastic bags, with item number 520 and bar code number 4893230928048. The DRIED MELON is a product of China.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm213474.htm


Thu, 27 May 2010
Herb And Honey Issues Alert On Undeclared Sulfites In "Dried Apricots".
Herb and Honey Inc. of Ridgefield, NJ, is recalling its 16 ounce packages of "Dried Apricots" (Product of Turkey) because they contain undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have a severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product...
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm213647.htm


Sun, 30 May 2010
Better Made Snack Foods Issues an Allergy Alert on Undeclared Dairy in the 3-Ounce Better Made Special Original Potato Sticks.
Better Made Snack Foods of Detroit, Michigan is issuing a voluntary recall only of their Better Made 3-ounce Original Potato Sticks because it may contain undeclared dairy. People who have allergies to dairy run the risk of an allergic reaction.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm214039.htm


Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2010
Claris Lifesciences initiates a nationwide voluntary recall of all lots of Ciprofloxacin Inj. USP 200 mg / 100 mL, Ciprofloxacin Inj. USP 400 mg / 200 mL, Metronidazole Inj. USP 500 mg/100 ml and Ondansetron Inj., 32 mg / 50 mL.
Claris Lifesciences today announces the voluntary nationwide recall of all lots of Ciprofloxacin Inj. USP 200 mg / 100 mL (NDC 36000-008-24), Ciprofloxacin Inj. USP 400 mg / 200 mL (NDC 36000-009-24), Metronidazole Inj. USP 500 mg/100 ml (NDC 36000-001-24), and Ondansetron in 5% Dextrose Inj. 32 mg / 50 mL (36000-014-06) manufactured and distributed by Claris Lifesciences. All lots are being recalled, which were distributed to hospitals, wholesalers and distributors nationwide.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm214220.htm


Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010
Kent Nutrition Group, Inc. Undertakes Limited Recall of Kent Feeds 20 Lamb DQ45 Medicated.
Kent Nutrition Group, Inc. is voluntarily recalling 36 bags of one specific lot of its Kent Feeds 20 Lamb DQ45 Medicated. The recall is being implemented due to the discovery of excess amounts of copper in the feed from lot number 810127. At the time the recall was issued, no customer complaints had been received and no animal health issues had been reported.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm214290.htm

Mon, 07 Jun 2010
Eastern Fish Recalls Hannaford and Bloom Private Brand Frozen Raw Extra Jumbo Shrimp Packaged in 16 oz. Bags, Product of Mexico.
Eastern Fish is alerting consumers that Hannaford Supermarkets and Bloom brands of frozen raw extra jumbo (16/20) shrimp in 16 oz packages, as well as these brands of shrimp from the full-service seafood cases, labeled as product of Mexico, sold May 4 through June 4 at Hannaford Supermarkets and sold April 8 through June 4 at Bloom grocery stores, are subject to a voluntary recall because the products may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to sulfites risk an allergic reaction if they consume these products.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm214616.htm

Mon, 07 Jun 2010
Sagent Pharmaceuticals Initiates a Nationwide Voluntary Recall of All Lots of Ondansetron in 5% Dextrose Injection, 32 mg/50 mL Manufactured by Claris Lifesciences.
Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the voluntary nationwide recall of all lots of ondansetron injection in 5% dextrose 32mg / 50 mL (NDC number 25021-776-50) manufactured by Claris Lifesciences and distributed by Sagent. The lot numbers being recalled are: A090309, A090310, A090311 and A090312, which were distributed to hospitals, wholesalers and distributors nationwide from August 2009 through May 2010. Ondansetron injection is an intravenous product used to treat nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy or surgery and is supplied in a single dose plastic container.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm214244.htm

Tue, 08 Jun 2010
Defibtech Announces a Voluntary Recall of DBP-2800 Battery Packs used in the Lifeline AED® and ReviveR AED(TM).
Defibtech, LLC, is initiating a voluntary recall of 5,418 DBP-2800 Battery Packs used in the Lifeline AED® and ReviveR AEDTM (semi-automatic external defibrillators). This recall affects all DBP- 2800 Battery Packs shipped prior to June 4, 2007. In rare instances, when the AED is used with an affected battery pack, the AED may falsely detect an error condition during charging for a shock, then cancel charge and not provide therapy. Defibtech determined the need for this recall after learning of four reports from end users of this malfunction during patient use.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm214859.htm

Tue, 08 Jun 2010
Pfizer Initiates a Nationwide Voluntary Recall of All Lots of Metronidazole Injection, Ciprofloxacin Injection, and Ondansetron Injection Bags Made by Claris Lifesciences Due to Non-Sterility.
Pfizer Inc is voluntarily recalling Metronidazole, Ciprofloxacin and Ondansetron IV Products due to the presence of floating matter and non-sterility discovered by the manufacturer Claris Laboratories. Non-sterility of a product administered via the intravenous route has the potential to result in infections, which could be fatal, especially in patients who are immunocompromised. Metronidazole and Ciprofloxacin injections are intravenous antibiotics used to treat infections.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm214848.htm

Tue, 08 Jun 2010
West-Ward Pharmaceuticals Recalls Ondansetron in 5% Dextrose Injection And Metronidazole Injection, USP Bags Due To Possible Health Risk.
West-Ward Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Eatontown, NJ, is voluntarily recalling all lots of Claris LifeSciences Inc. manufactured Ondansetron in 5% Dextrose Injection, supplied in 32mg/50mL Single-Use Plastic Bag Containers and Metronidazole Injection 500mg/100ml USP in Flexible IV Plastic Bag Containers. Claris recently received reports of the presence of floating matter and non-sterility in Ondansetron and Metronidazole. Non-sterile products administered intravenously may cause infections which could be fatal especially in patients who are immuno-compromised.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm214850.htm

Wed, 09 Jun 2010
P&G Recalls Specific Canned Cat Foods Due to Low Levels of Thiamine (Vitamin B1).
The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) (NYSE:PG) is voluntarily recalling specific lots of its Iams canned cat food in North America as a precautionary measure. Diagnostic testing indicated that the product may contain insufficient levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1), which is essential for cats. Cats that were fed these canned products as their only food are at greater risk for developing signs of thiamine deficiency.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm214996.htm

Fri, 11 Jun 2010
Domega NY International Co., LTD Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Fuma Custard Pie.
DOMEGA NY INTERNATIONAL CO. LTD 4820 2nd AVE BROOKLYN NY 11232 is recalling FUMA CUSTARD PIE because it may contain undeclared eggs. Consumers who are allergic to eggs may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm215237.htm

Sat, 12 Jun 2010
Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. Announces Recall of Bimbo Soft White Bread Due To Undeclared Milk.
Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. is recalling Bimbo brand Soft White Bread (1 lb. 4 oz. or 567 grams) sold in California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of life threatening or serious allergic reaction if they consume the product.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm215387.htm

Mon, 14 Jun 2010
Kroger Recalls Select Containers of Deluxe Chocolate Paradise Ice Cream for Undeclared Allergen.
The Kroger Co. said today it is recalling select containers of Kroger Deluxe Chocolate Paradise Ice Cream sold in 17 states because it may contain tree nuts not listed on the label. Customers should return the product to stores for a full refund or replacement.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm215421.htm

Tue, 15 Jun 2010
Sirob Imports Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Strawberry Farms Sun Dried Tomatoes.
Sirob Imports, Inc. of Lindenhurst, NY, is recalling 16 oz vacuum packed bags of Strawberry Farm Sun Dried Tomatoes because they contain undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm215451.htm

Tue, 15 Jun 2010
Portland Shellfish Company Recalls Cooked, Frozen Claw Island Brand, Craig's All Natural Brand And Inland Ocean Brand Lobster Claw And Knuckle Meat Because Of Possible Health Risk.
Portland Shellfish Company, Inc. is voluntarily recalling the following brands of cooked, ready to eat fresh or frozen lobster meat: Portland Shellfish Co. Inc brand, Claw island, Craig's All Natural, and Inland Ocean cooked, fresh or frozen lobster claw and knuckle meat as recent tests show the product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm215524.htm

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