February 22, 2020

Peñafiel Unflavored Mineral Spring Water Recalled For Arsenic

Keurig Dr. Pepper is recalling Peñafiel unflavored mineral spring water products that were imported from Mexico because of the present of violative levels of arsenic. Arsenic, when present in the diet at very high levels, well above those detected in recent samples of the product, is associated with many chronic illnesses, including cancer and developmental problems. Arsenic is found in nature, including aquifers that are sources of mineral water. The levels in the water can vary over time. Keurig Dr. Pepper has installed enhanced filtration systems at its facilities that produce this product, and the water now being produced is within regulatory guidelines. The recall does not state whether the arsenic is in the organic or inorganic form. Inorganic arsenic is generally more … [Read more...]

FDA Alerts Consumers About Bobbie Baby Infant Formula

The FDA has issued a health alert to consumers about Bobbie Baby infant formula. The product was manufactured in Germany and exported to the United States. The products do not provide adequate nutrition levels for some infants. The babies most at risk include infants who are born prematurely or with a low birth weight, with low iron levels at birth, and for those who are at risk for becoming iron deficient due to illness. Inadequate iron intake can lead to iron deficiency anemia, which can cause irreversible damage to cognitive and functional development. The recalled product is Bobbie Milk-Based Powder Companion Formula. The product is sold in a 14.1 ounce (400 gram) packages. The packaging is in green and brown cardboard boxes, with 2, 4, or 8 unites per box, with the Bobbie logo. … [Read more...]

Candy King Worms Recalled For Excess Nicotine Content

Drip More, LP is recalling four lots of Candy King Worms that were made by a contract manufacturer because the product has a higher concentration of nicotine than indicated on the label. This can cause "immediate and potentially serious adverse health effects" such as nausea, vomiting, headache, rapid heart rate, dizziness, and seizures. Accidental nicotine exposure in children can be harmful or fatal. If anyone is experiencing any of these symptoms after consuming this product, they should call the Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222. No reports of illness or injury have been received by the company to date. Some consumers have told the company that the product tastes bad or bitter. About 7,015 units were shipped to distributors, retailers, wholesalers, and consumers in … [Read more...]

Monster Energy Caffe Monster Salted Caramel Drink Recalled For Glass

Monster Energy Canada is recalling their Caffe Monster Salted Caramel Energy Drink because it may contain glass pieces, which can pose a choking and injury hazard. No illnesses or injuries have been reported to date in connection with this recall. The recalled product is Monster Energy Caffe Monster Salted Caramel Energy Drink in 405 ml containers. The codes on the product are Best Before JA2120 BF A, JA2120 BF B, JA2220 BF A, and JA2220 BF B. The UPC number on the product is 0 70847 03184 0. The recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is conducting a food safety investigation. More high risk products may be recalled due to this investigation. The CFIA is making sure that industry is removing this product from the marketplace. If you have this … [Read more...]

Lee’s Tea Recalled For Possible Salmonella Contamination

The recall of Lee's Tea brand Teas in Canada for possible Salmonella contamination has been updated. This additional information was found during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's food safety investigation. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall. The tea was sold nationwide at the retail level in that country. NOTE: The CFIA posted a correction to the recalled products listed below on 3/28/17. The recalled products are all Lee's Tea brand. The recalled items are Gold Rush Loose Leaf in 105 gram packages. The codes on the product are 4-102318, 4-102518, 2021FE11, 2021FE15, 04-02011, and 04-02021, and the UPC number is 6 28055 21002 3. Gold Rush Loose Leaf in 110 gram bags is recalled, with code 2020DE07 and UPC number 6 28055 21002 3. Also recalled is … [Read more...]

Organic Matters Teas Recalled for Salmonella in Canada

OM Foods is recalling Organic Matters brand teas from the marketplace for possible Salmonella contamination. The teas were sold in British Columbia, Canada, and may have been sold nationally at the retail level. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products. The teas are both Organic Matters brand. They include Organic Tulsi Tea Blend (Holy Basil), in 1 kg, 454 gram, and 113 gram sizes. The codes on the product are 28318, 30318, 32518, 35318, 02119, 03919, and 06519. There is no UPC number. The second recalled product is Organic OM Tea Blend, sold in 454 gram and 113 gram sizes. The codes on that product are 25118, 31818, 35318, 02119, and 07319. That product does not have a UPC number. You can see more pictures of the recalled products at the … [Read more...]

DG/health Naturals Baby Cough Syrup Recalled For Contamination

Kingston Pharma, LLC of Massena, New York is recalling one lot of DG/health Naturals Baby Cough Syrup + Mucus because it may be contaminated with Bacillus cereus/Bacillus circulans. Bacillus cereus in food products can cause two syndromes: one of vomiting, and the other of diarrhea. These illnesses are usually mild and self-limiting, meaning that patients can recover without medial care. But some populations, including infants, young children, and those with weakened immune systems, can suffer serious and even fatal illness if they ingest these pathogens. No illnesses have been reported to the company to date in connection with this problem. The product was sold nationwide in Dollar General retail stores. The product, DG/health Naturals baby Cough Syrup + Mucus was sold in … [Read more...]

Duke’s Sausages Recalled for Possible Product Tampering

Monogram Meat Snacks of Virginia is recalling about 191,928 pounds of Duke's ready-to-eat pork sausages products because they may be adulterated due to possible product contamination. The sausages may have been tampered with following production. No confirmed reports of any adverse reactions have been received to date. The recalled products were produced and packaged for Conagra Brand/Duke's Meats on dates ranging from January 16, 2019, and March 7, 2019. The recalled products are: 5-ounce plastic pouches of “DUKE’S HICKORY PEACH BBQ SMOKED SHORTY SAUSAGES, Made with A PEACH BBQ RELISH,” with a package and case code of 1580002003, and various BEST IF USED BY dates from January 16, 2019 through January 27, 2020. 5-ounce plastic pouches of “DUKE’S HOT & SPICY SMOKED SHORTY … [Read more...]

McDaniel Life-Line Water Recalled For Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

McDaniel Life-Line LLC is recalling all lots of Life-Line Water at the consumer level. FDA analysis found that the product is contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. This pathogen can cause serious or even deadly infections, especially in people who have chronic illnesses or compromised immune systems. Most of these infections are contracted in a hospital setting. The product is marketed as an additive for human drinking water. The recall notice states, "Use of the contaminated product has a remote probability of necessitating medical or surgical intervention to preclude or reverse permanent damage to a body structure or function." No reports of illness or adverse events have been reported to the company or the FDA to date. The recalled product, Life-Line Water, is packaged in 1 … [Read more...]

Sunstone Organics Kratom Recalled For Possible Salmonella

Sunstone Organics is recalling two lots of Sunstone Organics Kratom, including White Vein Kratom Lot 119 and Maeng Da Kratom Lot 124A. The recall covers both capsules and powder form, in all sizes. These products may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No reports of illness have been received to date in connection with this recall. The product is used as a tea or a supplement and is packaged in Kraft stand-up pouches, in three different size bags. The package sizes in the powder type are 25 grams, 50 grams, and 100 grams. The package sizes in the capsule form are 20 count, 60 count, and 150 count. You can see the UPC numbers for these recalled products at the FDA web site. All six kratom sizes pertain to the same lot number. These kratom products do not have an expiration … [Read more...]

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