Food and Drug Administration--Recalls/Safety Alerts

Recall Information from FDA

12/08/2017 08:26 PM
Harvesters Issues Safety Alert on Bibi Frutix Candy Possible Chemical Contamination
On Tuesday, December 5, a partner food pantry agency in Wamego, Kansas notified Harvesters—The Community Food Network of potentially contaminated Bibi Frutix candy product it received through Harvesters' distribution program. The candy product is likely contaminated with a chemical substance and is potentially harmful if eaten.

12/08/2017 10:25 AM
ALDI Voluntarily Recalls Choceur Dark Chocolate Bar Due to Undeclared Nut Allergen Products Could Contain Almond Pieces Not Listed on Packaging
In cooperation with Hofer KG ZNL Schokoladefab, ALDI has voluntarily recalled Choceur Dark Chocolate Bars as a precautionary measure due to the potential presence of almond pieces not listed on packaging. The recall was initiated after an ALDI employee identified almond pieces in the product. This product may cause an allergic reaction in customers who have a nut allergy.

12/06/2017 09:54 AM
Creative Contract Packaging LLC Issues An Allergen Alert Regarding 4 Ounce Jars Of Herb-Ox® Beef Flavor Granulated Bouillon Due To Potential Presence Of Undeclared Milk
Creative Contract Packaging LLC is voluntarily recalling 4,412 cases, or 13,236 total pounds, of two code dates of HERB-OX® Beef Flavor Granulated Bouillon, due to the potential presence of an undeclared milk allergen.

12/05/2017 08:27 AM
Simple Diagnostics, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Foshan Flying Medical Alcohol Pads Due to the Lack of Sterility Assurance and Other Quality Issues
Simple Diagnostics, is voluntarily recalling three lots of Pharmacist Choice Alcohol Prep Pads (UPC # 898302001050, NDC # 98302-0001-05), which were manufactured by Foshan Flying Medical Products Co. Ltd., located in China, due to the lack of sterility assurance and other quality issues.

12/04/2017 03:28 PM
FDA Alerts Consumers to Recall of Certain Comforts FOR BABY Water with Fluoride
The Kroger Company has recalled Comforts FOR BABY Purified Water with Fluoride Added 1 GAL (3.78 L) with sell by dates from 4/26/2018 to 10/10/2018, after receiving complaints about mold in the product. Testing by Kroger has identified the mold as Talaromyces penicillium. The water is sold in clear containers, but the mold may not be visible with the naked eye.

11/30/2017 02:52 PM
Virginia Diner, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut Allergen in Chocolate Covered Cashews 10 oz. cans
Virginia Diner, Inc. is voluntarily issuing a recall of 10 oz. cans of Plow & Hearth Chocolate Covered Cashews at Plow & Hearth’s locations and nationwide (Mail Order) as a precaution because they may contain peanuts and peanut allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. A label mix up was discovered by a consumer who received and opened a Cashew Tower Set (3 individual cashew cans) of which one can, the 10 oz. Chocolate Covered Cashews, were found to have Salted Peanuts.

11/30/2017 10:51 AM
Nutra Labs Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Dietary Supplements Bull and Chao Jimengnan Tablets Due to Undeclared Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
Nutra Labs Inc. is voluntarily recalling lots sold by their firm of the male enhancement supplements Bull 1800 mg Capsules with the production date of 05/08/2016, and Chao Jimengnan 150 mg Tablets with Lot # 20151018 to the consumer level. FDA analysis found the products to be tainted with sildenafil, 0.026mg/capsule for Bull, and 70.46mg/tablet for Chao Jimengnan respectively. Sildenafil is the active pharmaceutical ingredient in an FDA approved product used for erectile dysfunction, making Bull capsules and Chao Jimengnan tablets unapproved new drugs.

11/29/2017 12:48 PM
Farrell Farms, Inc. Issues allergy alert on undeclared milk in Dark Chocolate Almonds, Dark Chocolate Cashews, and Dark Chocolate Pecans
Farrell Farms, Inc. of Goldsboro, NC is recalling 7 oz Dark Chocolate Almonds, 7 oz Dark Chocolate Cashews, and 7 oz Dark Chocolate Pecans, because these products may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

11/27/2017 09:20 AM
Leclerc Foods Issues Limited Voluntary Recall of Fit & Active Chocolatey Chip Protein Meal Bars – Due to Presence of Plastic Piece
Leclerc Foods has initiated a limited voluntary recall of a single lot of Fit & Active Chocolatey Chip Protein Meal Bars packages with UPC Code 41498-18695 and only affected products with a “best by” date of May 24, 2018.

11/24/2017 11:19 AM
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Riomet® (Metformin Hydrochloride Oral Solution) Manufactured by a Contract Manufacturer due to Microbial Contamination
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc. (SPII), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Reuters: SUN.BO, Bloomberg: SUNP IN, NSE: SUNPHARMA, BSE: 524715, “Sun Pharma” including its subsidiaries and/or associate companies) is voluntarily recalling two lots of Riomet® (Metformin Hydrochloride Oral Solution), 500 mg/5mL, to the retail level (Class II Recall). This product is manufactured for SPII by a contract manufacturer. The Riomet® (Metformin Hydrochloride Oral Solution) has been found to be contaminated (Scopulariopsis brevicaulis). The contamination was discovered during sample preparation for the Antimicrobial Preservative Effectiveness Testing (AMPET) being performed as part of the 12 month stability study interval.

11/22/2017 02:00 PM
Food Co. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Allergen (E.G. Milk) in Product
Colorado Nut Company of Denver, CO is recalling Cashew Cranberry Cherry Jubilee, Oat Bran Nutty Crunch, Honey Nutty Granola, Peanut Delight, and Frontier Trail Mix, because they may contain undeclared Milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

11/20/2017 07:15 PM
Goya Voluntary Recall of Adobo Because of Possible Health Risk
Goya de Puerto Rico is recalling 28 ounces Adobo with Cumin Seasoning and 28 ounces Adobo with Pepper Seasoning because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune system.

11/18/2017 03:09 PM
Expanded Voluntary Recall for Casa Sanchez Foods "Real Guacamole" and to also Include “Spicy Guacamole” Because of Possible Health Risk
Casa Sanchez Foods of Hayward, CA, is voluntarily recalling all "Real Guacamole" and “Spicy Guacamole” products out of an abundance of caution in keeping with the company’s commitment to protect the public health. The recall was necessitated by positive test results for Listeria monocytogenes on two packages out of many samples collected for the U. S. Food and Drug Administration random sample testing program.

11/18/2017 03:09 PM
Casa Sanchez Foods Extiende El Retiro Voluntario Del " Real Guacamole " Para Incluir “Spicy Guacamole” Del Mercado Por Causa De Posible Riesgo Para La Salud
Casa Sanchez Foods de Hayward, California, está retirando todo su "Real Guacamole" y “Spicy Guacamole” del mercado, por precaución de acuerdo con el compromiso de la compañía para proteger la salud pública. La retirada fue necesaria por los resultados de pruebas positivas para Listeria monocytogenes en dos paquetes de muchas muestras recogidas para el programa de pruebas de muestras aleatorias de la Administración de Drogas y Alimentos de EE. UU.

11/16/2017 05:09 PM
Greenstone Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride and Atropine Sulfate Tablets, USP Due to Possible Sub Potent and Super Potent Tablets
For Immediate Release – PEAPACK, NJ, November 16, 2017 - Greenstone LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer Inc., is voluntarily recalling multiple lots of diphenoxylate hydrochloride and atropine sulfate tablets, USP to the consumer level. Greenstone initiated this recall because product from these lots has the potential to be super potent or sub potent.

11/16/2017 03:04 PM
Lipari Foods, LLC. Issues Voluntary Product Recall of Specific Dark Chocolate Products Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen
Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of specific dark chocolate products packaged by sister company JLM due to an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The products are safe for consumption by those who do not have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk.

11/16/2017 10:15 AM
Giant/Martin’s Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall of Store Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn
GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets announced it removed from sale GIANT/MARTIN’S Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

11/16/2017 10:14 AM
Giant Food Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall of Store Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn
Giant Food, LLC announced it removed from sale Giant Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

11/16/2017 10:14 AM
Stop & Shop Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall of Store Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale Stop & Shop Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

11/15/2017 08:48 PM
Casa Sanchez Foods Recalls "Real Guacamole" Because Of Possible Health Risk
Casa Sanchez Foods of Hayward, CA, is recalling its 9-ounce containers of "Real Guacamole" because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.