Health Alerts

Ice Cream Recalled Due to Undeclared Peanuts

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 13, 2021 FDA Publish Date: September 14, 2021 Product Type: Food & Beverages Reason for Announcement: May contain undeclared peanuts Company Name: Velvet Ice Cream Brand Name: Velvet Product Description: Raspberry Fudge Cordial Ice Cream Company Announcement Velvet Ice Cream has issued a voluntary recall of its 56oz Raspberry Fudge […]

Medicine Recalled Due to Yeast, Mold, and Bacterial Contamination

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 13, 2021 FDA Publish Date: September 13, 2021 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Exceeds Specification for Total Yeast and Mold Counts Company Name: Jacobus Pharmaceutical Company Inc. Brand Name: Ruzurgi® Product Description: Ruzurgi® (amifampridine) 10 mg tablets Company Announcement Plainsboro, New Jersey, Jacobus Pharmaceutical Company Inc. is voluntarily recalling […]

Snack Trays Recalled Due to Misbranding

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) breadsticks, meat and cheese products containing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated breadsticks that have been recalled by the producer, Jag Specialty Foods, due to concerns that the products may have […]

Cookies Recalled Due to Undeclared Allergen

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 10, 2021 FDA Publish Date: September 11, 2021 Product Type: Food & Beverages Snack Food Item Allergens Reason for Announcement: Undeclared pecans Company Name: McKee Foods Brand Name: Little Debbie® Product Description: Mini Nutty Buddy Cookie Bites Sandwich Cookies Company Announcement McKee Foods of Collegedale, Tenn., is recalling 25 cases of Little Debbie® Mini […]

Parsley Recalled For Bacteria Contamination

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 10, 2021 FDA Publish Date: September 10, 2021 Product Type: Food & Beverages Produce Foodborne Illness Reason for Announcement: Non-O157 Shiga-toxin producing E. coli Company Name: Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. Brand Name: Dole Product Description: Curly leaf parsley Company Announcement Monterey, California – September 10, 2021 – Dole Fresh Vegetables, […]

Magnets in Cell Phones and Smart Watches May Affect Pacemakers

Some consumer electronic devices, such as certain cell phones and smart watches, include high field strength magnets. Recent studies have shown that consumer electronic devices with high field strength magnets may cause certain implanted medical devices to switch to “magnet mode” and suspend normal operations until the magnet is moved away from the medical device. […]

Lip Balm Causes Reactions in Several Customers

Some consumers have reported reactions to certain varieties of EOS Lip Balm®. The following information tells what FDA knows about these products, what we’ve done, what we can do, and what consumers can do if they have a reaction. What kinds of reactions have people reported to FDA? People have reported rashes around the mouth […]

Nationwide Recall of Amino Acid Due to Contamination

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 03, 2021 FDA Publish Date: September 07, 2021 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Presence of visible particulate matter Company Name: ICU Medical, Inc. Brand Name: Hospira Product Description: Aminosyn II, 15%, An Amino Acid Injection, Sulfite Company Announcement ICU Medical, Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot (2,112 units) of Aminosyn […]

Lidocaine Topical Solution Recalled Due to Super Potency

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 03, 2021 FDA Publish Date: September 03, 2021 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Super potency Company Name: Teligent Pharma, Inc. Brand Name: Teligent Product Description: Lidocaine HCl Topical Solution 4% Company Announcement Buena, NJ, Teligent Pharma, Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Lidocaine HCl Topical Solution 4%, 50ml in […]

Home Test Kits Recalled Due to Sensitivity Error

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 01, 2021 FDA Publish Date: September 02, 2021 Product Type: Medical Devices Reason for Announcement: LeadCare Test Kits lots could potentially underestimate blood lead levels when processing patient blood samples Company Name: Meridian Bioscience, Inc. Brand Name: Meridian Bioscience, Inc. Product Description: LeadCare® Test Kits Company Announcement Meridian Bioscience, Inc. […]