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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 their Metformin HCl Extended Release Tablets, USP 750…

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Sportmix pet food recalled after nearly 30 dogs die

Half a dozen varieties of Sportmix pet food have been recalled by the manufacturer and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after 28 dogs died and another 8 were sickened. The cause of death and illnesses has been linked to “toxic levels of aflatoxin”, a toxic mold. The dangerous levels…

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Holes in Excedrin bottles leads to recall of more than 400,00 bottles

If Excedrin is your go-to painkiller of choice, the latest recall is one you’re really going to want to pay attention to. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has issued a recall of 430,000 bottles of their popular painkiller Excedrin because the bottles had a hole in the bottom. These recalled caplets and geltabs…

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Food Club Garlic Powder recalled due to undeclared soy

Bacon-bits in the wrong package, that contained soy, has led to the recall of Food Club Garlic Powder. The recall was initiated after more than 1,300 cases of garlic powder actually containing bacon bits with soy were shipped to retailers.

 

Recalled Product:

Food Club Garlic Powder

UPC # 0-36800-38295-4

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Edamame sold at Trader Joe’s recalled over listeria concerns

Trader Joe’s Lightly Salted Edamame sold in stores in Arizona, Southern California, Southern Nevada, and Utah has been recalled because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.


 

Recalled Products:

Trader Joe’s Lightly Salted Edamame

16 ounce plastic package

Lot Numbers - 22LA102 M, 22LA102 N, 22LA102 P

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New York state bans PFAS chemicals in food packaging

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a ban on the forever chemicals polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The ban goes into effect in the year 2023. New York becomes the 3rd state to ban PFAS, joining Washington state and Maine.

In use since the 1950s, studies have detected Polyfluoroalkyl…

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Canyon Bakehouse whitebread and bagels recalled due to presence of gluten

Canyon Bakehouse Mountain White Bread and Canyon Bakehouse Everything Bagels, distributed to more than a dozen states, have been recalled due to the potential presence of gluten. The consumption of gluten by those with an allergy, sensitivity, or celiac disease can be serious. So far, no illnesses have been reported.

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Salmonella risk leads to Fresh Attitude Baby Spinach Recall

A number of varieties of Vegpro’s Fresh Attitude Baby Spinach have been recalled due to salmonella concerns. The recalled spinach was distributed to retailers in the Northeastern United States (New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, and Pennsylvania). It was also sent to retailers in the eastern part of Canada.…

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Allergy alert issued due to undeclared eggs in Prairie Farms chocolate milk

An allergy alert has been issued for gallon containers of Prairie Farms Premium Flavored Chocolate Milk and Prairie Farms 1% Lowfat Chocolate Milk due to not being labeled for an egg allergen. The Best By Date on the recalled chocolate milk is December 4, 2020. If you’re allergic to eggs,…

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15,000 units of private label organic basil recalled

Organic basil, packaged for multiple private labels (packaged and sold under name of the store), has been recalled by Shenandoah Growers because of Cyclospora. The recall comprises 15,000 units representing nearly 10 different private labels. In total, there are 19 recalled private label organic basil products.

The recall was initiated…

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