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Undeclared allergens leads to recall of Dole Endless Summer Salad Kit

Undeclared fish and egg allergens are the culprit in a recall of a single lot of Dole Endless Summer Salad Kits. By mistake, the dressing and topping kit for another Dole product was incorporated during packaging. Consumers with fish or egg allergies… Continue Reading

FDA alert issued for alcohol-based hand sanitizer from Mexico

We’ve written a couple times the last few months about alcohol-based hand sanitizer manufactured in Mexico and its potential dangers. While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expressed concerns in the past, they’ve now gone one step further. They’ve issued an… Continue Reading

Ruffles Original Potato Chips recalled due to undeclared milk

Before you go putting out any chips to dip while watching this weekend’s playoff football games, you may want to double check they’re not part of the Frito Lay recall. Frito Lay and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have issued a… Continue Reading

Pero Family Farms issues large recall of butternut squash trays due to listeria

Pero Family Farms Food Company, LLC has issued a recall of more than 30 trays of its butternut squash due to a listeria monocytogene contamination. While the full list of recalled products is too extensive to list below, we’ll provide a link… Continue Reading

McDonald’s to ban use of PFAS in restaurants worldwide by 2025

McDonald’s plans to ban the use of per - and polyfluoroalkyl substances aka PFAS in their more than 38,000 restaurants across the globe by the year 2025. While the move is being applauded by public health advocates, they’re hoping for a more… Continue Reading

Single lot of Lavva Blueberry Yogurt recalled over mold concerns

EVR Foods, INC. has issued a recall of a single lot of their 5.3 ounce Lavva Blueberry Plant-Based Yogurt over mold concerns. The recalled yogurt has an expiration date of 2/21/2021, so there’s a chance it may still be in your refrigerator.… Continue Reading

Sportmix pet food aflatoxin recall expanded

Less than a month ago, Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. issued a recall of theri Sportmix dog food due to unsafe aflatoxin levels. The recall has now been expanded by Midwestern to include all dog and cat food products crafted in their Chickasha… Continue Reading

Weis Markets issues ice cream recall due to foreign matter

Nearly 12,000 containers of ice cream have been recalled by Weis Markets. Weis Quality Cookies and Cream Ice Cream and Klein’s Vanilla Dairy Ice Cream have been recalled due to possible presence of a “foreign matter”. The foreign matter, if present, are… Continue Reading

Nostrum Labs expands metformin drug recall

On November 4, 2020, we wrote about how Nostrum Labs joined the list of companies recalling their metformin drugs due to unsafe levels of nitrosamine (NDMA) impurities. Well they’ve now expanded on their just 2 ½ month old recall and are adding… Continue Reading

Rubbing alcohol recalled due to methanol contamination

Soho Fresh 70% Rubbing Alcohol, manufactured by Essaar Inc., has been recalled by Essaar and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration due to methanol contamination. The recalled alcohol was sold in 33.81 oz. clear plastic bottles, with a lot number of 200528303.

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