Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: June 11 – 17, 2018

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.

25 Recalls to be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:

  • Compounded Products Containing Triamcinolone-Moxifloxacin by Guardian Pharmacy Services (Dallas, Texas): Alert to Health Professionals – Adverse Events Reported After Receiving Eye Injections.

Auto:

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

  • Kellogg Company Voluntarily Recalls Honey Smacks Cereal Due to Possible Health Risk.
  • Recalled Potato ChipsRecalled Potato Chips
  • Shearer’s Foods recalls Meijer brand dill pickle flavored potato chips. The product may contain milk, an allergen not declared on the label.
  • Venda Ravioli of Providence, R.I., is recalling approximately 672 pounds of frozen meat ravioli products. The products did not undergo federal inspection.
  • J Bar B Foods is recalling approximately 410,985 pounds of beef brisket smoked sausage products due to an adulterated and misbranded ingredient, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The products contain a pork casing, which is not declared on the product label, and may cause an allergic reaction in some individuals.
  • Chocolate milk recalled because of improper pasteurization. The milk was sold under the name Stap Dairy and packaged in half-gallon plastic containers, bearing the container code of: “6 18 8.”
  • Recalled PorkRecalled Pork
  • HF Food Distributors Recalls Pork Products Produced without Benefit of Inspection.
  • Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Vegetable Trays in a Multistate Outbreak of Cyclospora Illnesses in Select Retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, Because of Possible Health Risk.
  • Recalled Spicy EdamameRecalled Spicy Edamame
  • World Variety Produce, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Spicy Edamame Because Of Undeclared Allergens.
  • Sanders recalls Fudge Mini Bites. The product may contain almonds, an allergen not declared on the label.
  • Winter Sausage Manufacturing Co. is recalling approximately 28,346 pounds of poultry, pork, and beef products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The poultry products were slaughtered under religious exemption, which is not declared on the product label.

Pet Food & Animal Products:

Technology/Electronics:

  • Lorex Recalls Three Models of Video Monitors Due to Burn Hazard. The video monitor’s batteries can overheat, swell and expand and cause the battery cover to open or come off and expose hot batteries, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Household Products:

  • Uttermost Recalls Mirrors, Art and Wall Decor Due to Injury Hazard. The hanging hardware can break and allow the decor to fall, posing an injury hazard to bystanders.
  • Ashley Furniture Recalls Floor Lamps Due to Burn Hazard. The incorrect label on the lamp states that consumers can use 40 watt lightbulbs in the product. However, the socket is only designed to support 25 watt lightbulbs. Use of incorrect wattage lightbulbs can melt the power switch, posing a burn hazard.

Miscellaneous:

    Recalled Tractor CanopyRecalled Tractor Canopy
  • Ketra Recalls to Inspect Recessed Downlights Due to Electrical Shock Hazard. The downlights power supply connectors can have incorrect wiring, posing an electric shock hazard to the user.
  • A&I Recalls Tractor Canopies Due To Injury Hazard. The canopies do not meet design specifications and can cause the tractor’s Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) to fail to protect the operator in a rollover accident, posing an injury hazard.

Sources:

fda.gov, cspc.gov, usda.gov, reuters.com, safekids.org, goodhousekeeping.com, consumeraffairs.com, foodsafetynews.com, usatoday.com, autoblog.com, powersportsbusiness.com, roadandtrack.com, uscgboating.org, wemakeitsafer.com, guns.com