FDA 101: Product Recalls

Once a product is in widespread use, unforeseen problems can sometimes lead to a recall. Contaminated spinach, for example, led to the recent recall...

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Allergic to Milk? Some Dark Chocolate Labeled as Dairy-Free May Still Contain Milk

If you’re allergic to milk and you love dark chocolate, how do you know...

Mini Jelly Cups Recalled for Potential Choking Hazard

Summary Company Announcement Date: October 14, 2020 FDA Publish Date: October 14, 2020 Product...

Pet Food Recalled for Unsafe Toxin Levels

Fast Facts The FDA is alerting pet owners and veterinary professionals about certain pet...

Parsley and Herbes De Provence Recalled for Health Risk

Summary Company Announcement Date: October 13, 2020 FDA Publish Date: October 13, 2020 Product...

Kitchen Spices Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

Summary Company Announcement Date: October 12, 2020 FDA Publish Date: October 12, 2020 Product...

Health Alert for Ready-to-eat Poultry and Meat Products Due to Foreign Matter Contamination

  The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a...

Allergy Alert: Wheat Crackers May Contain Undeclared Peanut Butter

Summary Company Announcement Date: October 09, 2020 FDA Publish Date: October 09, 2020 Product...

Cantaloupe Recalled for Potential Health Risk

Summary Company Announcement Date: October 07, 2020 FDA Publish Date: October 07, 2020 Product...

Diabetes Drug Recalled for Potential Human Carcinogen

Summary Company Announcement Date: October 02, 2020 FDA Publish Date: October 05, 2020 Product...

Cinnamon Apple Chips Recalled for Health Risk

Summary Company Announcement Date: October 02, 2020 FDA Publish Date: October 05, 2020 Product...

Hand Sanitizer Recalled for Misbranding

Summary Company Announcement Date: October 01, 2020 FDA Publish Date: October 02, 2020 Product...

Cut Fruit Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

Summary Company Announcement Date: October 03, 2020 FDA Publish Date: October 03, 2020 Product...

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Chicken and Food Poisoning Safety Tips

You Can Take Steps to Prevent Food Poisoning If chicken is on your menu, follow these tips when shopping, cooking, and eating out to help prevent food poisoning: Place chicken in a disposable bag before...

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Understanding “Use-by” and “Best Before” Dates on Food Packaging

No one wants to serve spoiled food to their families. Conversely, consumers don’t want...

Is It Safe to Eat Food That’s Fallen Onto The Floor?

When you drop a piece of food on the floor, is it really OK...

Watermelon Chunks Recalled for Possible Listeria

Summary Company Announcement Date: October 01, 2020 FDA Publish Date: October 01, 2020 Product...

Advanced Antioxidant Mouthwash Recalled for Microbiological Contamination

Norwex Usa Inc. recalls Lysere Advanced Antioxidant Mouthwash with Nordic Lingonberry Mint 473 ML/16...

Hand Sanitizer Recalled for Wood Alcohol Contaminant

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 08, 2020 FDA Publish Date: September 30, 2020 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Potential Presence of...

Good Nutrition Habits May Ward Off COVID-19 and Other Diseases

The connection between the pandemic and our dietary habits is undeniable. The stress of...

How You Can Help Solve Foodborne Outbreaks

Did you know you can help disease detectives find and solve foodborne disease outbreaks?...

Preparing Frozen Food Safety Tips

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2020 – New research from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reveals...

Multivitamins Recalled for Poisoning Risk

Name of product: Vthrive Bioactive Women’s One-Daily Multi vitamins Hazard: The multivitamins’ packaging is not child resistant...

Metformin Hydrochloride ER Recalled For Possible Human Carcinogen

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 23, 2020 FDA Publish Date: September 23, 2020 Product...

Dried Fungus Recalled For Potential Salmonella Contamination

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 23, 2020 FDA Publish Date: September 23, 2020 Product...

Pet Food Recalled for Salmonella Health Risk to Humans and Animals

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 22, 2020 FDA Publish Date: September 22, 2020 Product...

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Hate exercise? Small increases in physical activity can make a big difference

Libby Richards, Purdue University A new year typically brings new resolutions. While making resolutions is easy, sticking with them is not. Exercise-related resolutions consistently make the top 10 list, but up to 80% of resolutions...

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Prepared Entree Recalled for Undeclared Dairy and Egg

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 21, 2020 FDA Publish Date: September 21, 2020 Product...

Allergy Alert: Chocolate Ice Cream Recalled for Undeclared Pecans

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 17, 2020 FDA Publish Date: September 21, 2020 Product...

Ready-to-Eat Chicken Salad Recalled for Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen

Class I Recall024-2020 Health Risk: HighSep 16, 2020 Congressional and Public Affairs Felicia Thompson (202) 720-9113 FSISpress@usda.gov WASHINGTON, Sept. 16,...

Recall Alert: Medique Pulls OTC Drugs for Poisoning Risk

Name of product: 31 Medique Over-the-Counter drugs from the product lines: Medi-First, Medi-First Plus, Medique,...

Thyroid Tablets Recalled for Sub Potency

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 17, 2020 FDA Publish Date: September 17, 2020 Product...

Fully Cooked Meat Sausage Recalled Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

Cher-Make Sausage Company Recalls Fully Cooked Meat Sausage Products Due to Misbranding and an...

USDA Modernizes Egg Products Inspection

FSIS Office of Congressional and Public Affairs Press Inquiries (202) 720-9113 FSISpress@usda.gov WASHINGTON, Sep. 09, 2020 –...

Thyroid Product Recalled for Sub Potency

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 03, 2020 FDA Publish Date: September 03, 2020 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Product may be...

Hand Sanitizer Recalled for Wood Alcohol and Subpotent Ethanol Levels

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 09, 2020 FDA Publish Date: September 10, 2020 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Contains Methanol and...

Animal Crackers Recalled for Undeclared Wheat

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 11, 2020 FDA Publish Date: September 11, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Snack Food Item Allergens Reason...

Peanut Alert: Sweet Chili Sauce Recalled for Mislabeling

Summary Company Announcement Date: September 10, 2020 FDA Publish Date: September 10, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Reason for Announcement: May...

Wintergreen Essential Oil Recalled For Poisoning Risk

Name of product: Calmer Solutions Wintergreen Gautheria Procumdens 100% Pure Essential Oil Hazard: The product contains the...