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RIOMET ER joins list of recalled metformin drugs due to NDMA

It’s September 23, 2020 and another metformin drug has been recalled due to unsafe levels of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of their RIOMET ER 500 mg per 5 mL metformin. So far, no illnesses have been reported.

 

Product Recalled:

RIOMET ER 500…

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Mold byproduct leads to recall of 3 dog foods

Sunshine Mills, in conjunction with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has voluntarily recalled 3 varieties of their dog foods due to as Fox News explains, “mold byproduct that is potentially above acceptable levels.”

 

Recalled Dog Foods:

Family Pet Meath Cuts: Beef, Chicken, and Cheese Flavors

Heartland Farms Grilled…

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Lay’s barbecue chips recalled over milk allergy concerns

If you’re a fan of barbecue chips, live near the west coast, and have a milk allergy...your favorite chips might have just been recalled. The Frito-Lay’s company, owned by Pepsi Co., has recalled some of its Lay’s barbecue chips after the presence of milk products was not disclosed on the…

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Salmonella presence leads to peach recall across North America

A Prima Wawona peach recall that’s barely a week old has already been expanded. This comes after Salmonela Enteritidis contaminated peaches sickened more than 100 people in the United States and Canada. Yellow and white peaches, both “conventional and organic”, are being recalled. The recalled peaches were sold between June…

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List of unsafe hand sanitizers now stands at 165

At this point, it seriously might be easier to just start writing about which hand sanitizers are safe instead of which ones are not. This realization comes after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration added a few more sanitizers to their ‘Do Not Use’ list, ultimately bringing the total to…

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Add Bayshore Pharmaceuticals to the list of recalled diabetes drug companies due to NDMA

Bayshore Pharmaceuticals is the sixth metformin manufacturer to issue a recall due to a possible NDMA contamination. The recalled products were manufactured in Bangladesh in June of 2019, and distributed across the United States. If you've purchased any of the recalled medications, you should return them to your retailer or…

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Could the hand sanitizer methanol contamination have been a ‘deliberate decision’ to cut costs?

We’ve written almost a half a dozen times the last couple months about the hand sanitizer recalls due to the presence of methanol. Now some experts are warning that this all could have been avoided if companies hadn’t “deliberately substituted ingredients that are harmful in order to cut costs.”

It’s…

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Listeria contamination leads to lemon, lime, orange, and potato recall

Freshouse II LLC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have announced a recall of some of their products following an internal inspection revealed a piece of equipment was contaminated with listeria.

 

 

 

Recalled Products:

Freshouse limes

Nature’s Promise Organic limes

Fresh from the Start red potatoes

Fresh…

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Salmonella concerns lead to expanded onion recall at Trader Joe’s, Walmart, and other retailers

An onion recall issued at the beginning of August has now been expanded to nearly all 50 states. Initially the recall only focused on red onions from a single supplier in California. However, the recall now includes red, yellow, white, and sweet yellow onions. The onions were distributed across the…

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Hand sanitizer sold at Target and Walmart added to FDA recall list

87. The list of recalled hand sanitizers potentially containing methanol (wood alcohol) now stands at 87. The latest recall includes hand sanitizers sold in Walmart and Target stores nationwide. 4E Brands, as well as Resource and Recovery Trading hand sanitizers are the latest to be recalled. 

According to the U.S.…

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