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…
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…
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.…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…