Food, drug and cosmetic recalls

 
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For food, drug and cosmetic recalls not listed here, or if an announcement is older than 90 days, please visit the FDA's Recall and Safety Alerts Archive or the USDA's Recall Case Archive.
 
 
Date
Company name
Product name(s)
Reason for recall
Distribution
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9/01/2015
Holten Meat, Inc.
500,000 lbs of Extra Value Meats Quarter Pound Beef Patties in 1.5 lb cartons containing 6 pieces of "Extra Value Meats Quarter Pound Beef Patties" and 1.5 lb resealable bags containing 6 pieces of "Quick Serve Extra Value Meats Beef Patties"
Undeclared ingredient -- monosodium glutamate (MSG) was used in product preparation, but was not listed on the package labeling.
Retailers and distributors nationwide, as well as the Bahamas.
No illnesses reported.
 
8/28/2015
The One Minute Miracle Inc.
  • Miracle Diet 30 (lot No. 150416, Exp. 4/15/18), sold as weight-loss supplement.
  • Miracle Rock 48 (lot No. 20150602, Exp. 6/1/18), sold as supplement for male sexual enhancement.
See US FDA recall details for list of additional products voluntarily recalled.
  • Undeclared phenolphthalein in Miracle Diet 30.
  • Undeclared thiosildenafil in Miracle Rock 48.
Nationwide
8/27/2015
General Mills
frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans 
Nationwide
8/26/2015
Jo's Candies
Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate covered Honey Grahams with Sea Salt (SKU 00524)
Undeclared allergen -- milk.
Nationwide at Trader Joe's stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
8/26/2015
Kraft Heinz Foods
Approxomately 2 million lbs of turkey bacon products.
Possible adulteration may result in spoilage before the listed best when used by date.
Nationwide.
Some illnesses reported to company, but not confirmed by USDA.
 
8/26/2015
Sid Weiner and Co.
Jansal Valley Raw Macadamia Nuts 
Potential contamination with Salmonella.
Nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
8/26/2016
Sam Mills USA, LLC
Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Granola Bars (see US FDA Recall details for complete product listing).
Undeclared allergen -- milk.
Nationwide
No illnesses reported.
 
8/26/2015
Novacare, LLC
Various dietary supplements (see US FDA Recall details for complete product listing).
Undeclared salicylic acid, which is not recommended for oral use and is harmful if swallowed.
Nationwide
No illnesses reported.
 
8/25/2015
Allergan plc
  • Refresh® Lacri-Lube® 3.5g and 7 g drops for dry eye
  • Refresh® P.M.® 3.5g drops for dry eye
  • FML® (fluorometholone ophthalmic ointment) 0.1% anti-inflamatory drops 3.5 g
  • Blephamide® (sulfacetamide sodium and prednisolone acetate ophthalmic ointment, USP) 10%/0.2% sterile ointment with antibacterial and corticosteroid drops 3.5g
  • See US FDA Recall details for complete product listing.
Particulate matter found in some lots of product, which will cause eye irrtation, swelling, eye injury and blurred vision.
Nationwide
No illnesses reported, however company has confirmed several complaints.
 
8/21/2015
ALL LIVE OYSTERS HARVESTED from British Columbia, Canada
Oysters harvested from BC coastal waters on or before August 18, 2015 and intended for raw consumption.
Potentially high levels of Vibrio parahaemolyticus
Canada and the United States
Canadian Food Inspection Agency has reported illnesses associated.
 
8/21/2015
Chetak New York LLC
Deep Coriander Powder in 14.1 oz glass jars.
Potential contamination with Salmonella
Nationwide
No illnesses reported.
 
8/18/2015
Hartley Medical
Three lots of Prolotherapy with Phenol, injectable, in clear 5mL and/or 100mL sterile vials with the following lot and expiration dates:
  • RX328690 Exp 12/1/2015
  • RX323132 Exp 10/6/2015
  • RX321608 Exp 11/1/2015
The company has concerns about non-sterility.
Nationwide.
No illnesses or adverse events reported.
 
8/10/2015 Victor's Market Company Approximately 7,368 lbs of chicken products due to misbranding (see USDA Recall details for full product listing). The products were slaughtered under religious exemption, which is not declared on the labels (misbranded). Nationwide.

No illnesses reported.

USDA Recall details

8/08/2015
Blue Square Market
Kaboom Actions Strip (12 Pack - marketed for mens vitality) and LiDa DaiDaiHua (marketed for weightloss).
Undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredients - sulfoaildenafil, sibutramine and phenolphthalein
Nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
8/05/2015
A Thousand Virgins Corp.
Grey color shades G1, G2, and G3 tattoo ink and kits.
Product is contaminated with Mycobacterium chelonae, Microbacterium organisms, and the molds Cryptococcus albidus and members of the Penicillium genus. These bacteria are known to cause sepsis, a potentially life-threatening condition.
Nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
8/05/2015
Angry Orchard LLC
Orchard Crisp Apple Hard Cider (12 oz. bottles in 6 and 12-count packages).
Products may be refermenting in the bottle, which could result in increased carbonation level, causing overflow or bursting.
AL, AR, CO, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NM, ND, OH, SC, SD, TN, TX, WS
No injuries or illnesses reported.
 
8/03/2015
Kraft Heinz Company
Kraft Singles individually wrapped cheese slices (3 and 4-lb. sizes, American and White American cheese, Best When Used By 29 DEC 15 through 04 JAN 16, with manufacturing code S54 or S55)
Parts of the thin plastic film may remain on product after removal, which could result in choking.
Nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
8/03/2015
Whole Foods Market
Coconut Curry Cauliflower Salad.
Undeclared allergen -- almonds
CO, KS, ID, NM, UT
No illnesses reported.
 
7/28/2015 Kroger Co. Kroger-brand Ground Cinnamon, Garlic Powder, Coarse Ground Black Pepper and Bac'n Buds Possible contamination with Salmonella Nationwide in various Kroger owned stores, including King Soopers and City Market.

No illnesses reported.

US FDA Recall details

7/24/2015
Brown Packing Company
Approx. 60-lb. boxes  of “Dutch Valley Veal” in  various weight, generically labeled combo bins of fresh of beef veal trimmings.
Possible contamination with E. coli O157:H7 and non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC).
Shipped to distributers in CO, GA, IL, IA, LA, MO, NJ, OH
No illnesses reported.
 
7/20/2015
It Takes a Village Foods, LLC
Veggie Evolution Kale Crisps Zen Nori (seaweed flavored dehydrated kale chips, available in 1.5 oz packages)
Undeclared allergen -- soy.
AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, MI, OR, UT and online direct-to-consumer
No illnesses reported.
 
7/16/2015
Aspen Foods, Inc.
1,978,680 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken product w/ "P-1358" code in the USDA inspection 
Possible contamination with Salmonella Enteritidis
Nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
7/16/2015
Murry's, Inc.
Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast Nuggets in 12-oz boxes.
Product tested positive for Staphylococcal enterotoxin
Nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
7/2/2015
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
Natural Grocers brand Caribbean Nut & Fruit Mix 10 oz. (UPC #000080444558, Packed on date 15-148)
Potential contamination of Macadamia nuts with Salmonella
AR, AZ, CO, ID, KS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NM, ND, OK, OR, TX, UT, WA, WY
No illnesses reported.
 
6/30/2015
Atkins Nutritionals, Inc.
Atkins Chocolate Candies 5 ct. cartons and 5 ct. cases (see US FDA Recall details for specific lots and UPC codes).
Undeclared allergen -- peanuts. 
Nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
6/30/2015
Rocky Mountain Foods, Inc.
Free Range Snack Co. Island Fruit and Nut Trail Mix (16 oz. tubs, UPC #0-76958-55077-5, Best by 11/15/2015)
 
Bulk Macadamia nuts (Best by range 4/15/2016 to 5/28/2016)
Potential contamination with Salmonella
AZ, CO, KS, NM, OK, TX, UT, WY
No illnesses reported.
 
6/26/2015
Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods Market Raw Macadmia Nuts in 11 oz. plastic tubs, with "best-by" dates of March 19, 2016 through June 21 2016, and UPC code of 0-76598-62059-1
Some lots tested positive for Salmonella.
AR, AZ, CA, CO, HI, KS, LA, NM, NV, OK, TX, UT
No illnesses reported.
 
6/25/2015
Pinnacle Foods Group LLC
Wish-Bone Ranch Salad Dressing (24oz.; UPC 0-41321-00661-6; Best Used By FEB 17 16)
Some lots actually contain Blue Cheese dressing mistakenly packaged in Ranch dressing containers, which includes eggs, an undeclared allergen.
Nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
6/23/2015
Project 7 Inc.
Sour Caramel Apple Gum in 12 piece (.53 oz.) white and green film pouch packages. All lots produced from August 20, 2015 through June 11, 2015. UPC 844911002919
Undeclared allergen -- milk ingredient found in caramel.
Nationwide via retail stores and direct-to-consumer internet sales.
No illnesses reported.
 
6/11/2015
*EXPANDED*
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
Natural Grocers brand Macadamia nuts in 10 oz. clear plastic bags. The expansion was initiated to include more products with the following date codes: 14-328, 14-337, 14-360, 14-365, 15-020, 15-041, 15-056, 15-077, 15-090, 15-104, 15-127
Potential contamination with Salmonella
AR, AZ, CO, ID, KS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NM, OK, OR, TX, UT, WA, WY
No illnesses reported.
 
6/11/2015
Walgreen Co.
Nice! Powdered Sugar Mini Donuts (11.5 oz. packages, marked with WIC number 178206 and UPC 4902264948)
Company received complaints alleging observation of mold on some products.
Walgreens stores nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
6/5/15
Santa Barbara Smokehouse 
Cold Smoked Salmon under brand names Cambridge House, Coastal Harbor, Harbor Point, North Shore S.F. Specialty, Channel Islands and Santa Barbara. 
Potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes
Retail and food wholesalers in U.S.
6/5/15
Dr. Praeger’s Sensible Foods 
Gluten Free California Veggie Burger, UPC code 080868000602, lot code F15BC, expiration date 5/12/17
Undeclared allergen -- soy
Select distributors in CA, CO, CT, MA, MI, NY, PA, TX and WA; retail stores in nearby states.
5/29/2015
The Popcorn Factory
Lite Works Dill Pickle Popcorn (4 oz. bags; lot code 15111, best by Sep 17 2015)
Undeclared allergen -- milk
Nationally in Burlington Coat Factory retail stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
5/28/2015
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
Natural Grocers brand Macadamia nuts (10 oz., packed on dates 15-041 and 15-056; UPC 0000080657552
 
NOTE: This recall was expanded on 6/11/2015.
Potential contamination with Salmonella
AR, AZ, CO, ID, KS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NM, OK, OR, TX, UT, WA, WY
No illnesses reported.
 
5/26/2015
Culinary Brands, Inc.
Simply Balanced Pork Chile Verde 9-oz. plastic tray packages bearing lot #A5089G2. The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 6009” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
Pork product was mistakenly labeled and may contain the wrong product (mushroom risotto, which may contain wheat, making this an undeclared allergen recall)
Retail stores nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
5/18/2015 OC Raw Dog 2055 lbs of Turkey & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation (note: these are dog treats, and while dogs can get sick from Salmonella, we are posting this recall due to the fact that human counterparts will be touching dog treats). Possible contamination with Salmonella CO, MN, MO, PA 

No illnesses reported.

US FDA Recall details

5/04/2015
Ohanyan's Bastirma & Soujouk Co.
159,291 lbs of sausage products:
  • 1-pound cryovac packages of SOUJOUK Dried Beef Sausage Hot & Spicy (plant EST. 5867-A)
  • 1-pound cryovac packages of SOUJOUK Dried Beef Sausage Mild (plant EST. 5867-A)
Undeclared allergen -- soy lecithin
Nationwide.
No illnesses reported.