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Ulcer and heartburn medication recalled over NDMA concerns

Amneal Pharmaceuticals, LLC has issued a recall of 3 lots of their Nizatidine Oral Solution due to “potential N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) amounts exceeding the levels established by the FDA.” NDMA, as we’ve written about on this website than more we’d like to, is a probable human carcinogen. A “probable human carcinogen”…

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Months after FDA warning, cough syrup finally recalled

In October of 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended that parent company Efficient Laboratories recall Rompe Pecho EX and Rompe Pecho CF cough syrups due to possible microbial contamination. It took more than a few months, but Efficient Laboratories finally issued the recall in late January of this…

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Imported Enoki mushrooms recalled over listeria concerns

Mushrooms imported from Korea and distributed throughout New York, Maryland, and Virginia have been recalled due to a listeria monocytogene contamination. Sold by H&C Food Inc. of Brooklyn, NY, the mushrooms were manufactured by Green Co. (located in Korea) and sold in Great Wall Supermarkets between February 15th, 2020 and…

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The FDA has officially recalled Zantac as well as other ranitidine drugs

We’ve posted more than a handful of stories over the last year or so about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s concerns over the use of ranitidine drugs, but this one is different. After numerous close calls, the FDA has finally recalled Zantac, the prescription and over-the-counter medication used to…

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Variety of Red Clover sprouts recalled over E. coli concerns

The Chicago Indoor Garden, which sells products containing Red Clover sprouts throughout the midwest, has issued a recall of said products because they contain E. coli 0103. This includes 5 different products distributed to Whole Foods and other popular midwest chains like Coosemans Chicago Inc., Battaglia Distributing, and Living Water…

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A brand of pre-cooked shrimp has been recalled due to a possible bacterial contamination

AFC Distribution Corp. and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration announced a recall of AFC’s Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp (Sushi Ebi). The shrimp may be contaminated with a bacteria known as Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Vibrio parahaemolyticus has been known to cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and chills. Fortunately, as of…

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Possible Norovirus contamination leads to frozen berry recall

The possible presence of a highly contagious virus, no not that one, has resulted in a recall of 3 varieties of frozen berries. Winco, the manufacturer, was alerted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after a sample tested positive for Norovirus. 

Recalled Products:

WINCO FOODS FROZEN BLACKBERRIES, 16 OZ.…

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Superfood Smoothie Kits recalled due to listeria contamination

A listeria contamination is the cause of a voluntary recall of Blendtopia’s Superfood Smoothie Kits totalling nearly 30,000 cases of their 7 ounce frozen smoothie. The voluntary recall includes their Detox, Glow, Energy, Immunity, and Strength branded Superfood Smoothie Kits with Best Buy dates of: July 2021, October 2021, and…

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Type 1 Diabetes insulin pump recalled, responsible for 2,000 injuries and 1 death

Today’s recall alert isn’t toxin or chemical related, but it is health related, and therefore important. A Class I recall, the most serious of all U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalls, has been issued for Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps. These pumps are used by those with Type 1…

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Diabetes drug Metformin tests negative for NDMA, will not be recalled by FDA

With all of the medication recalls lately, it would have been wise for diabetic patients to wonder if their prescribed drug was next. Well the U.S. Food and Drug Administration actually released some good news this week, there are currently “no plans to recall any Metformin products.”

The testing follows…

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