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Multiple retailers pull Zantac from shelves amid carcinogen concerns

We wrote a couple of weeks ago about Valisure’s findings regarding the carcinogen Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) being found in Zantac and its generic forms. At the time, consumer advocacy groups were much more concerned with the report of a possibility of a carcinogen being found in a very common heartburn medication.…

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Blood pressure drugs recalled...again

Another week brings another blood pressure medication recall. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a recall of Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited’s Losartan Potassium tablets. According to the FDA, “several batches” of the high pressure medication have been recalled.

N-Methylnitrosobutyric acid is the carcinogen detected in the tablets, though for…

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Tuna “steak” sold in 16 states recalled

Tuna steak, ever heard of it? Well it is apparently a very real thing, and a lot of it is being recalled. On September 6, 2019, Alfa International Seafood, Inc. voluntarily recalled their “refrigerated, wild-caught yellowfin tuna loins” due to “potentially elevated levels of histamine.” The tuna loins were sold…

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Nearly 40,000 pounds of frozen chicken recalled due to foreign matter contamination

Tyson Foods is recalling more than 39,000 pounds of frozen chicken patties sold under their Weaver branded products. The recall is due to a “potential contamination” as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration puts it. The recall was initiated after customer complaints.

Weaver chicken patties are sold frozen, but fully…

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Texas Tripe Raw Pet Food recalled over salmonella & listeria concerns

More than 800 lots of Texas Tripe Inc. raw pet foods have been recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after testing positive for salmonella and listeria monocytogenes (L. mono). Salmonella and listeria pose a threat to pets and humans alike.

The Office of the Texas State Chemist (OTSC)…

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Migraine medicine RELPAX recalled over potential microbiological contamination concerns

Pfizer Inc. has issued a recall of 40 mg tablets of RELPAX (eletriptan hydrobromide). RELPAX is us used to treat migraines with or without auras in adults. The lots recalled are AR5407 and CD4565. Pfizer conducts their own in-house testing for the “potential presence of Genus Pseudomonas and Burkholderia” and…

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Salmonella concerns lead to Dole baby spinach recall

Before you begin to make your favorite summer salad for company this weekend, ensure you’re not going to be using Dole baby spinach. Dole and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have issued a “10-state recall” due to salmonella concerns.

A random test by the Department of Agriculture in Michigan…

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Entenmann’s cookies recalled over “blue plastic contamination”

When packing lunches for the littles ones this week, make sure you’re not putting in a package of Entenmann’s Little Bites Soft Baked Cookies. Bimbo Bakeries USA Inc. and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have issued a recall of the tiny tasty treats. The recall comes after customers complained…

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FDA recall should help ensure a salmonella free Taco Tuesday

Before you begin prepping your ingredients for this week’s Taco Tuesday, your going to want to double-check any seasoning mix you may have purchased. Williams Foods LLC has issued a recall of 2 varieties of taco seasoning due to salmonella concerns originating from the cumin spice they contain. Mincing Spice…

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Ragu recalled over plastic contamination concerns

If you plan on making any of momma’s favorite Italian recipes this weekend, you're going to want to steer clear of using Ragu, as some Ragu Pasta sauces have been recalled due to a possible plastics contamination. Although, let’s be honest, you shouldn’t be using store bought sauce for momma’s…

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