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Bravo Packing halts sale of pet foods when FDA deems manufacturing conditions “grossly insanitary”

We last wrote of Bravo Packing, Inc. back on March 4, 2021. At the time, they had 2 raw but frozen pet foods recalled because they possibly contained salmonella and listeria monocytogenes.

Fast forward to a little over a year later… Continue Reading

Two varieties of Suave aerosol deodorant have been recalled due to elevated benzene levels

In November of 2021, Old Spice and Secret recalled aerosol deodorants. That was quickly followed by Brut and Sure in February of this year. The list of recalled aerosol deodorants now includes 2 varieties of Suave by Unilever after an internal review… Continue Reading

Blood pressure medicine produced by Pfizer recalled due to elevated nitrosamine levels

Pfizer has issued a nationwide recall of some of their most popular drugs. No, not the one used in hopes of preventing COVID-19. They’ve issued a recall of nearly a dozen varieties of their blood pressure medications. The voluntary recall was initiated… Continue Reading

Plant where recalled baby formula was manufactured deemed “unsanitary” by FDA

Just over a month ago we wrote about the recall of Alimentum, EleCare, and Similac baby formula after they were linked to numerous bacterial infections. Parent company Abbot expanded the recall about a week later after an infant tragically lost its life.… Continue Reading

Walmart branded pancake and waffle mix recalled due to a potential foreign material contamination

Continental Mills, the creator of Walmart’s Great Value Pancake & Waffle Mix, has issued a recall of 1 lot of the Walmart branded mix. Since it has a remaining shelf life of more than a year and a half (September 2023), there's… Continue Reading

Jergens moisturizer recalled due presence of bacterium

Numerous varieties of Jergens Ultra Healing Moisturizer have been recalled due to the presence of Pluralibacter gergoviae, a bacterium. Parent company Koa USA Inc. issued the voluntary recall.




Recalled Products:

Jergens Ultra Healing Moisturizer

Manufactured between October 2021 and… Continue Reading

Cavendish Farms hash browns recalled due to undeclared wheat

Cavendish Farms Corporation has issued a recall of nearly 450 cases of its Original Hash Brown Patties because of an undeclared wheat allergen. To be exact, 441 cases of their 42.3 ounce packages of hash browns were recalled.


Recalled Product:

Cavendish… Continue Reading

Another hand sanitizer recall has been issued due to the presence of Methanol

Tennessee Technical Coatings has issued a recall of all lots of their one gallon HAND SANITIZER Isopropyl Alcohol Antiseptic 75% after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found it to contain methanol. The recalled hand sanitizer was distributed to retailers and wholesalers… Continue Reading

70 varieties of beef jerky recalled over listeria concerns

Beef jerky sold by Boyd Specialties of California has been recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes concerns. The recalled jerky was sold in stores in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

The recall covered brands such as Humboldt… Continue Reading

FDA asks companies to be “Recall Ready” and releases guidance on how to do so

As our laws currently stand, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration can inform a company that their product violates U.S. law and recommend the product be recalled. In order to further limit the public’s exposure to risk though, the FDA is encouraging… Continue Reading

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