December 18, 2018

Mountain Man Apple Cider Recalled for Possible E. coli Contamination

Mountain Man Market of Cana, Virginia is recalling 1/2 gallon containers of Mountain Man Apple Cider because it may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria, according to news reports. The bacteria is identified as Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), which can cause serious illness and hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a kind of kidney failure. This recall is not listed on the FDA site. The recalled Mountain Man Apple Cider was distributed locally in Canada, Virginia at the Mountain Man Market on and before November 10, 2018. The product is packaged in a clear 1/2 gallon container. This cider has not been pasteurized, a process that destroys pathogenic bacteria. If you bought this product, do not drink it and do not use it to cook or bake. Discard it or return it to the store where you … [Read more...]

Regen Series Liveyon Product Recalled For Adverse Reactions

Regen Series Product, which is manufactured by Genetech, Inc., and distributed by Liveyon, LLC, is being recalled because adverse reactions have been reported to the FDA. Liveyon was notified by the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research on Thursday, September 28, 2018 about this issue and was told about possible reported adverse reactions and concerns about products made by Genetech. These products are made from human cells and tissues. The recall notice did not state how these products are used, or what their intended use is. Liveyon has discontinued the purchase of any product from Genetch, suspended shipment of all product, and has found an alternative manufacturer. Meanwhile, all ReGen Series products are being recalled. Liveyon has also voluntarily recalled any Genetech … [Read more...]

Silver Star Homeopathic Meds Recalled for Possible Microbial Contamination

Silver Star Brands products are being recalled for possible microbial contamination. "The products have been tested and found to contain microbial contamination," according to the FDA recall notice. Use of these products could result in increased infections that could be life-threatening to some people. No adverse reactions have been reported in this recall. The recall is for six Silver Star Brands human products and two pet products. These products were distributed nationwide to retailers and to consumers through direct sales and the company's website. Six of the products are intended for human use, and two are intended for pet use. The recalled products are Native Remedies VertiFree oral spray with UPC number 818837012260, Native Remedies VaricoGo oral spray with UPC number … [Read more...]

Some Abbott Liquid Diet Products Recalled in Canada for Possible Bacterial Contamination

One illness has been reported associated with some Abbott Two Cal brand and Abbott Promote brand formulated liquid diet products in Canada. Those products are now subject to a recall. The products were sold nationwide at the retail level. This recall was triggered by consumer complaints. One illness has been reported to public health officials. The recall notice did not state what strain of bacteria may be in those products, and also did not state if any testing of the products has revealed the possible pathogen. The recalled products include Abbott Promote High-Protein Liquid Nutrition - Vanilla Flavor in 235 ml bottles. The code on the product is L84417RA0 xxxx (xxxx=time code) 2019JA1 and the UPC number is 0 55325 20170 0. Also recalled is Abbott Two Cal HN Complete, Balanced … [Read more...]

HelloLife Recalls Products For Microbial Contamination

HelloLife of Michigan is recalling four different products - Neuroveen, Respitrol, Thyroveev and Compulsin - for possible microbial contamination. Neuroveen has been tested and is contaminated with Staphylococcus saprophyticus and Burkholderia cepacia bacteria. Compulsin contains Burkholderia cepacia. The other two products are still pending bacterial identification. Administration or use of drug products with contamination could create infections that can be life-threatening. No reports of adverse events have been received by the company to date. All of these HelloLife products are packaged in 2 ounce amber bottles. The recalled products are Neuroveen, a natural temporary relief for nerve pain symptoms, with UPC number 891129002804, lot number NV/030717D, and expiration date 7/19; … [Read more...]

Pfizer Recalls Children’s Advil; Lily Bulb Recalled for Sulfites

Two product recalls were announced today: One for undeclared sulfites in "Lily Bulb", the other by Pfizer, recalling Children's Advil Suspensiuon Bubble Gum for incorrect dosage cup. The recall of Pfizer's Children's Advil Suspension Bubble Gum, Flavored was issued because of concerns of a possible ibuprofen overdose. The symptoms associated with this type of overdose includes nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, headache, dizziness, and blurred vision. The product was distributed nationwide to wholesales, distributors, and eretailers. The Children's Advil Suspension Bubble Gum Flavored product was sold in 4 ounce bottles, with NDC 0573-0207-30, and lot R51129. It was sold from May 2018 through June 2018. The SKU number is F005730207300, the UPC number is 3-0573-0207-30-0, and the … [Read more...]

King Bio Recalls Aqueous-Based Products for Microbial Contamination

King Bio is recalling all of its aqueous-based products for human and animal use for possible microbial contamination. The recall notice states, "Administration or use of drug products with microbial contamination, could potentially result in increased infections that may require medical intervention, and could result in infections that could be life threatening to certain individuals." No illnesses have been reported in connection with these products. These products are being recalled as "a precautionary measure," according to a statement by King Bio. The recall notice at the FDA web site contains a link to the recalled products. They include Acne Clear, Allergies & Hay Fever, Allergy: Rocky Mountains, Gout Symptom Formula, Grief & Guilt Reliever, Head Colds Relief, Stress … [Read more...]

Zakah Life Recalls Kratom For Possible Salmonella Contamination

Zakah Life of Iowa is recalling Super Green Maeng Da Premium Kratom powder, Powerful Red Vein Bali Premium Kratom powder, Super Green Maeng Da Premium Kratom capsules, and Powerful Red Vein Bali Premium Kratom capsules for possible Salmonella contamination. No illnesses have been reported as of today in connection with this issue. The recalled products were sold nationwide through mail order and in retail stores. They all have expiration dates before 01/01/2023. These recalled items include Super Green Maeng Da Premium Kratom Powder in 4 ounce black and clear organic rice paper bag that contains 100 grams of kratom with lot number BSG010118; Powerful Red Vein Bali Premium Kratom Powder in 4 ounce black and clear organic rice paper bags containing 100 grams, with lot number BPR010118; … [Read more...]

MBI Distributing Recalls Homeopathic Products For Manufacturing Without Controls

MBI Distributing is recalling all lots of some of their homeopathic products because they were manufactured with a lack of adequate controls. That increases the chance that the products will vary in strength, quality, and purity. Use of these products could cause an adverse reaction, particularly in infants and children. No reports of any adverse reactions have been received to date. These homeopathic drug products are in liquid oral dosage form and are packaged in sizes from 1 fluid ounce to 8 fluid ounces. They were distributed nationwide to health care professionals, retail stores, and consumers. The recalled products include Teething Drops in 1 fluid ounce containers, with UPC number 58301-04011; Nausea Drops in 1 fluid ounce containers, with UPC number 58301-05711; and … [Read more...]

Bayer Recalls Some Alka Seltzer Plus Packages for Incorrect Labeling

Bayer is voluntarily recalling some Alka Seltzer Plus packages because the ingredients on the front sticker may not match the actual product that is packaged in the carton. These products were sold only in the United States at Walmart, CVS, Walgreens and Kroger (including Dillons Food Stores, Fred Meyer, Fry’s Food Stores, Ralphs, King Soopers and Smith’s Food and Drug) after February 9, 2018. You can identify the recalled product by checking the Bayer Logo on the lower left corner of the front of the carton. If the logo has an green or orange background, the product is included in the recall. You can see picture off the recalled products at the FDA web site. The ingredients listed on the front sticker may be different from the ingredients listed on the back of the carton. Consumers … [Read more...]

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