Health Alerts

Bagged Kale Recalled For Listeria Contamination

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 16, 2021 FDA Publish Date: September 17, 2021 Product Type: Food & Beverages Reason for Announcement: Potential of Listeria monocytogenes Company Name: Baker Farms Brand Name: Baker Farms, Kroger & SEG Grocers Product Description: Bagged Kale Company Announcement Baker Farms is recalling their Baker Farms, Kroger & SEG Grocers brand […]

Pfizer Issues Nationwide RECALL Notice

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 16, 2021 FDA Publish Date: September 16, 2021 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: N-nitroso-varenicline above acceptable daily intake level Company Name: Pfizer Brand Name: CHANTIX Product Description: Varenicline tablets Company Announcement Pfizer is voluntarily recalling all lots of Chantix 0.5 mg and 1 mg Tablets to the patient (consumer/user) […]

Stuffed Shells Recalled Due to Foreign Matter Contamination

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 14, 2021 FDA Publish Date: September 14, 2021 Product Type: Food & Beverages Reason for Announcement: Presence of foreign material (metal) Company Name: SEVIROLI FOODS, INC. Brand Name: H-E-B Product Description: Jumbo Stuffed Shells Company Announcement Committed to the quality of its products and out of an abundance of caution, […]

Empanadas Recalled Due to Lack of Inspection

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2021 – SAS Foods Enterprises Inc., an Elk Grove Village, Ill., establishment, is recalling approximately 3,768 pounds of beef and chicken empanada products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and bearing a label with a false USDA mark of inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service […]

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. […]