FDA Recalls / Safety Alerts


excellenttahina-jan23.jpg Five Star Food Inc. is recalling certain Sham Gardens Excellent tahina containers for potential contamination with Salmonella, the US Food and Drug Administration said in a statement. The recall involves 100 cases of Excellent tahina 800 g and 100 cases of Excellent tahina 400 g containers. The Garden City, Michigan-based company, however, has not received any reports of illness.

cardinalhealth-jan17.jpg Medical device manufacturer Cardinal Health will soon recall certain Level 3 surgical gowns or PreSource procedural packs that contain these gowns following warning that they may not be sterile, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a statement. The health regulator said it is working with the company to find out the specific product lots that are impacted.

taro-jan13.jpg Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., the U.S.-based business of Israeli Pharma firm Taro Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd., recalled a certain lot of epilepsy and bipolar disorder medication Lamotrigine in the form of tablets for the potential cross-contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration revealed.

nizatidinecapsules-jan09.jpg Mylan Pharmaceuticals, the U.S.-based business of Mylan N.V., recalled certain lots of ulcer medication Nizatidine in the form of capsules for the potential presence of nitrosamine impurity, N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). Trace amounts of the impurity was found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) manufactured by India-based Solara Active Pharma Sciences Ltd.

fivestargourmet-dec03.jpg FiveStar Gourmet Foods is recalling two fresh produce snack products - protein pack and avocado toast, for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA said in a statement. The recall involves MiniMeal2Go-ProteinPack 8.25oz and MiniMeal2Go- AvocadoToast 6.75oz. The decision was taken following a notification from egg supplier Almark Foods.

aurobindopharma-jan02.jpg Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc. recalled a certain lot of depressive disorder medication Mirtazapine in the form of tablets for a label error on declared strength, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA said in a statement. The East Windsor, New Jersey-based generic pharma company is recalling Mirtazapine tablets of 7.5 mg and 15 mg strengths that are packaged in 500 count bottles.

veggienoodle-dec30.jpg Veggie Noodle Co., LLC recalled its Cece's Veggie Co. brand Ramen noodles for fear of Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall involves all expiration dates of Cece's brand Fresh Veggie Ramen with Chicken Broth, which includes separately packaged egg - branded Peckish. The action was due to a recall by its egg supplier Almark Foods following recent Listeria illness outbreak.

mavidon-dec24.jpg Mavidon is recalling all lots of medical device products manufactured at its facility with immediate effect due to contamination with Burkholderia cepacia, a multi-drug resistant pathogenic microorganism. The recall, with the knowledge of the FDA, involves LemonPrep, PediaPrep and Wave Prep 4-ounce tubes and single use cups, Cardio Prep and Collodions, Collodion removers.

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