140+ brands of dog and cat food recalled due to salmonella
Nearly 150 varieties of dog and cat foods have been recalled over salmonella concerns. Midwestern Pet Foods of Evansville, Indiana issued the voluntary recall of CanineX, Earthborn Holistic, Venture, Unrefined, Sportmix Wholesomes, Pro Pac, Pro Pac Ultimates, Sportstrail, Sportmix and Meridian branded pet foods.
Incorrect strength labeling leads to voluntary medication recall
One lot of Telmisartan Tablets sold by Alembic Pharmaceuticals, used to treat hypertension, has been recalled because 40mg pills were accidentally distributed in bottles labeled as 20mg. Taking double the strength of pills could according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cause “low blood pressure, worsening of kidney function,…
Real Water, Inc. recalls water distributed nationwide due to possible link to non-viral hepatitis
A voluntary recall has been issued for Real Water sold nationwide by Real Water, Inc. The recall stems from a possible link to a handful of non-viral hepatitis cases reported in the Las Vegas, Nevada area around November of 2020.
Another undeclared allergens recall for Whole Foods despite warning from FDA
Whole Foods, purchased by Amazon in 2017, has run afoul of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration once again. This comes on the heels of Whole Foods issuing another recall due to undeclared allergens. This time the issue comes from undeclared pistachios, a tree nut, that were mistakenly included in…
Hu Products recalls Chocolate Covered Hunks-Sour Goldenberries due to undeclared almonds
A single lot of Hu Chocolate Covered Hunks-Sour Goldenberries have been recalled due to undeclared almonds. Undeclared allergens can be a serious concern, and sometimes deadly depending on just how allergic the consumer is. The recalled chocolate covered hunks were sold in retail stores and online.
FDA getting pressure from Democrats to regulate toxic metals in baby food after release of new study
Last month, a subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform completed a 15 month long investigation into the prevalence of toxic metals in baby food. Beech-Nut Nutrition, Hain Celestial Group, Gerber, and Nurture participated in the study, agreeing to provide information about “testing policies and test results regarding…
Raw and frozen dog foods recalled over salmonella and listeria
Two raw but frozen pet foods are being recalled because they may contain salmonella and listeria monocytogenes. Bravo Packing, Inc. and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of all Ground Beef and Performance Dog foods. The recalled products were sold in 2 pound and 5 pound packages.
On Saturday, February 26, 2021 Pepsi Co., parent company of Quaker Oats, issued a voluntary recall of more than 4,500 bags of Quaker Rice Crisps Sweet Barbecue Flavor because they may contain undeclared soy. While undeclared soy may sound like simply a minor error, it could be potentially dangerous for…
More than a dozen Queso Fresco cheeses recalled due to listeria contamination
A least 7 people have been sickened by Listeria monocytogenes in 4 states. And while the outbreak has yet to be linked to Queso Fresco cheese, a recall has been initiated. El Abuelito Cheese of Paterson, New Jersey and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the move yesterday. The…
Undeclared pecans in chocolate covered pretzels leads to recall
Market District Gourmet Pretzel Platters and Gourmet Pretzel Bags, sold in Giant Eagle grocery stores in Pennsylvania and Ohio, have been recalled due to undeclared pecans. Undeclared pecans could be extremely dangerous for those with a pecan allergy. So far, only 1 illness has been reported related to this recall.