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Infusion System Administration Set (infusion set) - recalled due to Use of the pump system potentially could cause over-infusion or under-infusion of therapy, USA

July 8, 2020 4:00 PM

United States

Infusion System Administration Set (infusion set) - recalled due to Use of the pump system potentially could cause over-infusion or under-infusion of therapy, USA

Company name: CME America
Brand name: BodyGuard
Product recalled: Infusion System Administration Set (infusion set)
Reason of the recall: Use of the pump system potentially could cause over-infusion or under-infusion of therapy
FDA Recall date: July 08, 2020
Recall details: PRNewswire/ - CME America, a wholly owned subsidiary of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), announced a voluntary recall for all CME America BodyGuard® Infusion System Administration Sets (infusion sets) used with the company's BodyGuard® infusion pumps—that were distributed beginning May 2016 (see complete impacted product list below).  This action was initiated on June 16, 2020. As part of CME America's commitment to quality, following the previously announced recall (April 27, 2020) of the BodyGuard® Infusion Pump Systems, the company conducted additional flow-rate accuracy testing.

This testing revealed that some infusion sets do not meet the ±5% delivery accuracy for the system or the ±13% accuracy identified in the earlier recall notification (bd.com Therefore, the use of the pump system potentially could cause over-infusion or under-infusion of therapy and patient harm. Based on those test results CME America is providing additional information and customer actions regarding its previous recall to include all infusion sets used with the BodyGuard® infusion pump distributed beginning May 2016.

CME America has defined four categories of impacted infusion sets based on delivery inaccuracy variability, two of which (Category A and B) can continue to be used in accordance with the instructions in the recall letter (bd.com CME America also announced on April 27, 2020, the decision to suspend distribution of the BodyGuard® infusion pumps and to remove all existing products from the U.S. market. CME America will work with customers to address the latest expanded infusion set recall and will continue to maintain continuity of care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Until such time that the BodyGuard® pumps have been removed from the market, CMEA will supply accessories and infusion sets in "Category A" and "Category B" to support the infusion pumps, and customers can continue to use the products in accordance with the Operator's Manual and the additional mitigations outlined in the customer letter.

Affected Product Types:

- BodyGuard BodySet
- BodyGuard Microset with Needleless Adaptor
- BodyGuard Microsets
- BodyGuard Microset w/ Non-Vented Spike Connector
- BodyGuard set with Female Luer
- BodyGuard Microset w/ 0.2 mic filter and lower y-site with female luer
- BodyGuard Microsets with Filter
- Standard BodySet with Needleless Connectors
- BodyGuard Microset with Filter and Manual Priming Valve
- CMExpress Microbore Sets
- BodyGuard Microset with Male Luer Connectors
- CMExpress Needleless Y Site Microbore Set

Check the full recall details on fda.gov

Source: FDA

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September 1, 2020 5:05 PM

“Company name: Becton, Dickinson and Company
Brand name: Alaris
Product recalled: Alaris Infusion Pump
Reason of the recall: Hardware issues may cause the infusion pump to not operate as expected
FDA Recall date: September 01, 2020
Recall details: Majority of June 30 Recall Designated as Class I... See MoreRecall by FDA
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today provided an update on a previously announced voluntary recall of the BD Alaris™ System.

Three of the situations described in this recall, which BD announced on June 30, 2020, have been designated as Class I recalls by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which means that there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious adverse health consequences or death. One of the situations was designated as a Class II recall, which means use of the product may cause temporary or medically reversible adverse health consequences or where the probability of serious adverse health consequences is remote.

This FDA classification does not change the guidance BD provided in the company's June recall announcement to customers.

BD initiated the voluntary recall to notify customers of the potential for four hardware situations that may result in the infusion pump not operating as expected. BD has provided instructions to correct and/or mitigate the situations. The four situations include:
- Damaged Inter-Unit Interface (IUI) Connectors (Situation 1 – Class I)
- Broken elements on Alaris™ Pump Module platen (Situation 2 – Class I)
- Improperly secured PC unit Battery (Situation 3 – Class I)
- Dim LED Segment(s) on the Alaris™ modules (Situation 4 – Class II)

Customers should review and follow the instructions in the recall letter: www.bd.com/en-us/support/recall-notifications/recall-notification-for-alaris-system-infusion-pump-hardware

Check the list of affected Products on the link below. Note that some affected devices may be branded under the CareFusion name. Customer inquiries related to this action should be addressed to BD's Recall Support Center at 888-562-6018 or SupportCenter@bd.com.

Check the full recall details on fda.gov

Source: FDA
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July 8, 2020 5:00 PM

“Company name: Endologix® Inc.
Brand name: Ovation
Product recalled: Ovation iX system
Reason of the recall: A material weakness adjacent to the polymer fill channel may become compromised during pressurization with liquid polymer.
FDA Recall date: July 08, 2020
Recall details: Company Announcem... See Moreent Endologix® Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX) (“Endologix” or the “Company”), a developer and marketer of innovative treatments for aortic disorders, today announced that a correction notice has been issued for the Ovation iX system, that identifies the root cause of polymer leaks. This voluntary action has been classified by the FDA as a Class 1 recall. No physical product removal of the product is planned or needed. Correction Z-2263-2020 was issued in May 2020 to current users of the Ovation iX system and informs users of a material weakness adjacent to the polymer fill channel that may become compromised during pressurization with liquid polymer. The clinical sequelae associated with polymer leaks may be systemic or aneurysm related. All lots/serial numbers, not yet implanted, of the following models are in the scope of the correction:
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June 24, 2020 6:00 PM

“Company name: Chengdu Ai Qin E-commerce Co., Ltd
Brand name: TTDeye
Product recalled: Colored contact lenses
Reason of the recall: Distributed without FDA clearance may pose health risk
FDA Recall date: June 24, 2020
Recall details: On June 18, 2020, Chengdu Ai Qin E-commerce Co., Ltd initiate... See Mored a nationwide recall of 1362 pairs of colored contact lenses. The relevant series of contact lenses have been found to be distributed without FDA clearance and may pose a threat to health. The company has received no complaints to date.

These colored contact lenses were sold through the company website and shipped directly to the customer from 08/05/2019 - 10/11/2019. The recalled products were manufactured in August 2018 and may be identified by name of the product and the date of manufacture, “2018-08”, found on the package label. The following products are being recalled:

- TTDeye. Black Starshine. Lot code: B16112100
- TTDeye. Diamonds Starlight. Lot code: B16112203
- TTDeye. Flower. Lot code: Brown. Lot code: B16112210
- TTDeye. Flower Grey. Lot code: B16112231
- TTDeye. Radial. Lot code: Brown. Lot code: B16112109
- TTDeye. Radial Pink. Lot code: B16112110
- TTDeye. Devil Red. Lot code: B16112201

If you have received this product, immediately cease use and contact the company via online chat at www.ttdeye.com between 9AM and 6PM (GMT+8) or contact the company via email at info@ttdeye.com (24 hours) for further information.

Chengdu Ai Qin E-commerce Co., Ltd is notifying its customers by email and is arranging for return/replacement of all recalled colored contact lenses.

Chengdu Ai Qin E-commerce Co., Ltd is voluntarily recalling these contact lenses after becoming aware of the problem. Chengdu Ai Qin E-commerce Co., Ltd has notified the FDA of this action.

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June 1, 2020 11:00 PM

“Company name: Allergan Aesthetics
Brand name: BIOCELL
Product recalled: Breast Implants
Reason of the recall: Increased risk of BIA-ALCL
FDA Recall date: June 01, 2020
Recall details: Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company (NYSE: ABBV), is initiating a new digital campaign to improve device tra... See Morecking and further identify and reach breast implant patients who have, or have had, BIOCELL® breast implants and/or tissue expanders to inform them of the risk of BIA-ALCL. Since July 2019 when the BIOCELL® recall was announced, robust efforts were made to reach patients, however, the Company is still seeking to directly contact all U.S. BIOCELL® patients that have not yet been notified. This is due to incomplete device tracking data for approximately 52,000 BIOCELL® breast implant units.

It is important to note the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has made the following recommendation, "If you have no symptoms, we are not recommending the removal of these or other types of breast implants due to the low risk of developing BIA-ALCL. However, if you have any questions, talk to your health care provider."

Allergan Aesthetics will launch a multi-channel campaign which will include digital and social media advertisements further informing patients of the voluntary recall and directing them to Allergan Aesthetics' www.BIOCELLinformation.com website for education on how to identify their implant type and register their implants.

"Allergan Aesthetics is committed to patient safety and we are continuing to make every effort to make sure that each and every patient is made aware of the BIOCELL® recall, and knows their implant type and implant history," said John Maltman, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Allergan Aesthetics.

If patients are not aware of the BIOCELL® recall previously announced on July 24, 2019, and do not know the type of implant that they have in place or their implant history, they should either:
- Go to www.BIOCELLinformation.com to reach out to Allergan Aesthetics to determine if the company has their implant information.
- Contact their surgeon or hospital where they received implants to determine if the surgeon or hospital has records of their implant information.

Patients who know that they have an Allergan implant, and may not have participated in device tracking previously, or who need to update their information on www.BIOCELLinformation.com. The website will inform them how to register for device tracking, which is strongly advised for all patients, and answer any questions they may have. Patients with BIOCELL® implants or tissue expanders or a history of BIOCELL® implants or tissue expanders should go to www.BIOCELLinformation.com to learn about the BIOCELL® recall, symptoms of Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), the importance of breast self-examination and the need for regular breast implant monitoring.

"We are determined to make sure every woman has the information they need related to the BIOCELL® voluntary recall and we will continue to encourage women with breast implants to determine their implant type and opt-in to our device tracking system. Patient education is a priority. We have partnered with the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) on major initiatives to raise awareness regarding the importance of breast implant tracking," said Carrie Strom, Senior Vice President AbbVie and President Global Allergan Aesthetics.

About the GLOBAL BIOCELL® Recall On July 24, 2019 Allergan initiated a voluntary global recall of its BIOCELL® breast implants and tissue expanders. Allergan has continued a global basis to ensure that patients and health care professions are notified about the BIOCELL® recall. The Company issued global press releases and distributed letters directly to healthcare professionals regarding the recall.

To generate awareness and provide a resource for patients, the Company launched a dedicated website, www.BI- OCELLinformation.com, to help patients identify their breast implants and to provide information and resources related to the risk of BIA-ALCL.

Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company will continue to work closely with global regulatory authorities and societies and patient advocacy groups to provide important BIOCELL® information to patients and health care professionals regarding the voluntary recall.

More information on BIA-ALCL: BIA-ALCL is not breast cancer—it is a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (cancer of the immune system). At this time, the likelihood of developing BIA-ALCL is thought to be low, occurring in less than 0.03% of patients with BIOCELL® textured breast implants. However, BIA-ALCL is a serious condition and
can lead to death, especially if not diagnosed early or treated promptly.

Check the full recall details on fda.gov

Source: FDA
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April 29, 2020 7:00 PM

“Company name: CME America
Brand name: CMEAmerica BodyGuard
Product recalled: Infusion pumps and infusion sets
Reason of the recall: pumps may not deliver fluid at the accuracy specified in the instructions for use and infusion sets may under-deliver fluids
FDA Recall date: April 29, 2020
Recall... See Moredetails: CME America, a wholly owned subsidiary of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, today issued the following update regarding two previously announced voluntary recalls, one related to all models of CMEAmerica BodyGuard® infusion pumps (FDA Recall Number: Z-1474-2020) and the other related to one of the device's infusion sets (FDA Recall Number: Z-1442-2020). Both previously announced recalls have now been designated as Class I recalls by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which means the FDA believes that there is a reasonable probability that use of the recalled product(s) will cause serious adverse health consequences or death.

CME America previously notified customers affected by each recall and provided guidance on the potential impact to device performance when the affected products were used. Today, the company has issued an updated customer letter with additional guidance and to inform customers of the decision to suspend distribution of the BodyGuard® infusion pump system and to remove all existing products from the U.S. market.

The following is a summary of each individual product recall details:

CMEAmerica BodyGuard® Infusion Pump Recall

Details On Jan. 6, 2020, the company initiated a voluntary recall to notify customers of certain scenarios where pumps may not deliver fluid at the accuracy specified in the instructions for use that could result in a slower than expected delivery of medication (under-infusion), and/or faster than expected delivery of medication (over-infusion). Results indicate that pumps may have a delivery inaccuracy of up to ~13%. To date, no reports of patient injury has been received related to this previously announced voluntary recall. CME America has assessed the potential risks associated with the issues outlined in the initial voluntary recall and determined that the BodyGuard® infusion pump may continue to be used in certain situations in accordance with the Operator's Manual and the additional mitigations outlined in the updated customer letter until the pumps have been removed from the market.

To ensure customers retain access to critical medical equipment, particularly as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve in the United States, CME America will implement a phased market removal and will continue to support the following activities in order to help limit clinical disruption and maintain patient focus during the COVID-19 pandemic: Use of products in the field in accordance with the Operator's Manual and the additional mitigations outlined in the updated customer letter; Product service and repair activities at CME America and Authorized Service Depots; and Supply of infusion sets and accessories to support the infusion pumps remaining in the field.

The BodyGuard® infusion pump is designed to deliver fluids or medications into a patient's body in controlled amounts. The pump administers fluids through an infusion tubing set into a patient's vein or through other cleared routes of administration. The system is intended for patients who require maintenance medications, PCA therapy, parenteral nutritional fluids, and general IV fluid therapy in hospital and home care environments. Typical applications for the BodyGuard® infusion pumps include but are not limited to chemotherapy, pain management, TPN, enteral nutrition fluids and antibiotics.

The recall and market removal affect approximately 28,400 devices, including all models of BodyGuard® infusion pumps listed below. These devices are primarily used in outpatient settings.
- BodyGuard 121
- BodyGuard 323
- BodyGuard 545*
- BodyGuard 575*
- BodyGuard 545 ColorVision
- BodyGuard 575 ColorVision
- CMExpress

*Note: These two pump models were inadvertently left out of the initial customer notification

CMEAmerica BodyGuard® Microset Infusion Set Recall

Details On Sept. 16, 2019, the company initiated a voluntary recall to notify customers that certain lots of BodyGuard® Microset infusion sets, when used with the BodyGuard® infusion pump, may under-deliver fluids up to 50% at the highest flow rates. At the time of the recall, CME America informed customers in the recall announcement to discard all remaining inventory of the infusion sets (Catalog #A120-003XYVA) and committed to reimbursing impacted customers. To date, no reports of patient injury has been received related to this previously announced voluntary recall. CME America immediately stopped shipments of the affected infusion sets. This FDA classification does not change the previous guidance provided in the company's September recall announcement to customers. Affected products include:

CMEAmerica BodyGuard® Microset, Catalog #A120-003XYVA.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Check the full recall details on fda.gov

Source: FDA
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April 21, 2020 2:00 PM

“Company name: Trividia Health, Inc.
Brand name: TRUE METRIX
Product recalled: TRUE METRIX® AIR Blood Glucose Meter
Reason of the recall: Incorrect factory-set unit of measure
FDA Recall date: April 21, 2020
Recall details: Trividia Health, Inc. today announced it is initiating a nationwide vol... See Moreuntary recall of one (1) TRUE METRIX® AIR Blood Glucose Meter distributed in the United States to one customer (AssuraMed). The meter was not packaged into storebrand or retail branded packaging. The company has determined that one (1) isolated TRUE METRIX AIR Blood Glucose Meter was packaged into a TRUE METRIX Blood Glucose Meter kit and has an incorrect factory-set unit of measure; the meter displays glucose results in mmol/L rather than mg/dL. If a consumer does not notice the incorrect unit of measure, it is possible that the meter glucose result will be read as a lower blood glucose result than expected, and this may result in the patient’s glucose level remaining high, which can lead to serious injury or impairment with risk of death.

There is one (1) affected TRUE METRIX AIR meter with serial number TA1548753 that was packaged into a TRUE METRIX Blood Glucose Meter Kit with the Lot number KW0135 and with UDI # (01)00021292006075(17)200831(10)KW0135(21)TA1548753. It has been determined that this kit was distributed nationwide in the United States in February 2019. Trividia Health has not received any reports of patient injury or an adverse event related to this voluntary recall.

If you have the affected TRUE METRIX AIR meter, please stop using the meter and call Trividia Health immediately to verify the serial number, and to expedite return and replacement of the affected TRUE METRIX AIR meter at no charge.

Consumers may continue to test blood glucose using any other Trividia Health blood glucose meter not included in this voluntary recall while waiting for their replacement meter to arrive. Use only the test strips that are intended for use with your blood glucose meter.
Notifications will be sent to US pharmacies, durable medical equipment providers and distributors who may have received this device from Trividia’s customer. Patient safety is a top priority at Trividia Health.

The company has notified the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of this voluntary product recall and is working with the customer who received the affected meter to quickly resolve this matter. Users within the USA may report adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online or by phone.

Check the full recall details on fda.gov

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April 3, 2020 2:01 PM

“Company name: Becton, Dickinson, and Company
Brand name: BD Alaris
Product recalled: BD Alaris System PC Units and Modules
Reason of the recall: Infusion pump may not operate as expected
FDA Recall date: March 10, 2020
Recall details: BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical... See Moretechnology company, today provided an update on a previously announced voluntary recall of the BD Alaris™ System regarding software for the PC Unit and certain modules. BD has notified customers affected by this recall, and there is no change to those recall instructions.This recall, which BD announced on Feb. 4, 2020, has been designated as a Class I recall by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and has been associated with medical device reporting (MDR) submissions. This FDA classification does not change the guidance BD provided in the company’s February recall announcement to customers.BD initiated the voluntary recall to notify customers of five issues where the infusion pump may not operate as expected and provide corrections and mitigations to protect patient safety. The five items include: Software errors related to System Error Code 255-XX-XXX;
Delay options programming;
Low Battery Alarm Failure;
Keep vein open (KVO)/End of Infusion alarms priority;
Use errors related to Customer Concentrations Programming.
Customers should review and follow the instructions in the recall letter:bd.com/alaris-system-software-recall.As previously communicated, BD is committed to seeking clearance of a comprehensive 510(k) filing for the Alaris™ System, which will remediate the issues identified in the Feb. 4, 2020 recall notification.In the interim, BD is providing important user actions in the recall notification letter to help mitigate the potential risks until these software issues are fully remediated. BD has also created a dedicated team of clinical consultants to support training for health care providers. For more information and to review all of the available resources provided by BD, please visit: bd.com/alaris-system-software-recall.Affected ProductsBD Alaris™ System PC Unit Model 8000, software versions 9.5 and prior
BD Alaris™ System PC Unit Model 8015, software versions 12.1.0 and prior
BD Alaris™ Pump Module Model 8100, software versions 12.1.0 and prior
Alaris™ Syringe Module Model 8110, software versions 12.1.0 and prior
Alaris™ PCA Module Model 8120, software versions 12.1.0 and prior
Note that some affected devices may be branded under the CareFusion name.
Check the full recall details on fda.gov
Source: FDA
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April 3, 2020 2:01 PM

“Company name: Advanced Bionics
Brand name: HiRes Ultra and Ultra 3D
Product recalled: Cochlear implants
Reason of the recall: Reports of hearing performance degradation
FDA Recall date: March 10, 2020
Recall details: Advanced Bionics (AB), a global leader in developing advanced cochlear implant... See Moresystems, announced today that it has begun notifying regulatory authorities that it will voluntarily initiate a field corrective action related to the initial version of HiRes Ultra and Ultra 30 cochlear implant devices due to a decrease in performance experienced by a small percentage of recipients.AB's priority is to ensure that all cochlear implant recipients and health care providers have the information they need to understand this situation and that they receive the necessary support. Existing recipients of HiRes Ultra and Ultra 3D may continue to use their device as normal. If recipients experience issues of hearing degradation they should visit their audiologist or other health care provider. In addition, we will begin the notification process for device recipients worldwide, where allowed, to make them aware of the potential issue. This voluntary action is being taken in an abundance of caution in response to recent increases in Ultra device explants related to low impedances and reports of hearing performance degradation. As of February 11, 2020, of the more than 16,000 recipients of these implants, less than 0.5% have been explanted for this reason. Please note that this device-related issue may manifest in performance degradation that could require revision surgery. The only potential for patient harm are the risks associated with a surgery. AB has identified factors that contribute to the clinical symptoms leading to explant and hearing performance degradation. This information will be provided to health care professionals and recipients in geographies that allow. As of February 11th, in the small number of cases that have been explanted, fluid ingress at the electrode has occurred leading to interruption of stimulation. The hermetic seal of the implant case has been shown to be intact. In our efforts to continually improve our products and in response to early reports of this issue AB has developed several improvements to the device to address the issue (new version). AB has received regulatory approval from the FDA in the US and TUV SUD in Europe for these improvements. AB is in the process of submitting these improvements to additional global regulatory agencies. AB plans to distribute products in these geographies as soon as approvals are obtained. AB will continue to distribute the HiRes 90K Advantage cochlear implant as well as the new version of HiRes Ultra and Ultra 3D based on market availability.Previous generations of AB cochlear implants and external sound processors and accessories are not included in the scope of this voluntary field action. AB's primary concern is the safety and hearing performance of our recipients as well as the reliability of our products. AB continues to take all necessary corrective and preventative efforts to address this unforeseen occurrence.
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September 21, 2020 5:00 PM

“Company name: GHSW, LLC
Brand name: Trader Joe’s
Product recalled: Southwest Style Sweet Potato Saute Bowl
Reason of the recall: Undeclared milk and egg
FDA Recall date: September 21, 2020
Recall details: GHSW, LLC. is voluntarily recalling 1512 units of Trader Joe’s Southwest Style Sweet Pot... See Moreato Sauté Bowl due to undeclared milk and egg allergens in the dressing that are not declared on the label.  People who are allergic to milk and eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The dressing is located in a pouch found inside the clear 21.5 oz. bowl. These bowls are sold in the refrigerated section of the store. The recalled product(s) were shipped to 36 Trader Joe’s stores in the following states:  AR, CO, KS, LA, NM, OK, TN, and TX. The recall has been isolated to only Southwest Style Sweet Potato Sauté Bowl with the Best By dates 09/23/20, 09/24/20, 09/25/20, 09/26/20, and 09/28/20 on the front of the package.

No other products or lots are affected by this recall. No reports of illnesses or injury have been received to date. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the dressing containing milk and egg was distributed in packaging that did not declare the presence of milk or egg. GHSW, LLC is urging customers with any milk and egg allergy concerns to return the product to the point of purchase for a full refund or dispose of the recalled products.  GHSW is standing by to answer customer questions at 888-449-9386, M-F, 9 am to 4 pm PST.

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“Fresco Foods Inc. of Tampa, FL is voluntarily recalling ALL units of Ancient Grain Jackfruit Bowl sold at Publix because it may contain an undeclared allergen, FISH (anchovies). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to FISH (anchovies) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic... See Morereaction if they consume these products.

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- Eat Fresco Ancient Grain Jackfruit Bowl. GTIN: 85898800510. Lot/Exp. Date: ALL

Individuals with an allergy or sensitivity to fish (anchovies) should not consume this product. Households that include individuals with an allergy or sensitivity to fish (anchovies) should dispose of the product or return it to the place of purchase for a refund.

Consumers with questions may contact Fresco Foods, Inc. at (813) 551-2100.

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September 21, 2020 5:00 PM

“Company name: GHSW, LLC
Brand name: Trader Joe’s
Product recalled: Southwest Style Sweet Potato Saute Bowl
Reason of the recall: Undeclared milk and egg
FDA Recall date: September 21, 2020
Recall details: GHSW, LLC. is voluntarily recalling 1512 units of Trader Joe’s Southwest Style Sweet Pot... See Moreato Sauté Bowl due to undeclared milk and egg allergens in the dressing that are not declared on the label.  People who are allergic to milk and eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The dressing is located in a pouch found inside the clear 21.5 oz. bowl. These bowls are sold in the refrigerated section of the store. The recalled product(s) were shipped to 36 Trader Joe’s stores in the following states:  AR, CO, KS, LA, NM, OK, TN, and TX. The recall has been isolated to only Southwest Style Sweet Potato Sauté Bowl with the Best By dates 09/23/20, 09/24/20, 09/25/20, 09/26/20, and 09/28/20 on the front of the package.

No other products or lots are affected by this recall. No reports of illnesses or injury have been received to date. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the dressing containing milk and egg was distributed in packaging that did not declare the presence of milk or egg. GHSW, LLC is urging customers with any milk and egg allergy concerns to return the product to the point of purchase for a full refund or dispose of the recalled products.  GHSW is standing by to answer customer questions at 888-449-9386, M-F, 9 am to 4 pm PST.

Check the full recall details on fda.gov

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“Company name: AJR Trading LLC
Brand name: bio aaa
Product recalled: Hand Sanitizer
Reason of the recall: Possible presence of methanol
FDA Recall date: September 03, 2020
Recall details: AJR Trading is voluntarily recalling 2,004 units of lot 20DF8307 of bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer currentl... See Morey in US distribution, packaged in 480 mL bottles, to the consumer level. This lot of bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer has been tested and meets all appropriate specifications and tests. However, in an abundance of caution, these units are being recalled because of possible presence of methanol in other lots of bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer.

Risk Statement: Substantial methanol exposure could result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system, or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands may be at risk; young children who accidently ingest them and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute, are most at risk for methanol poisoning.

To date, AJR Trading has not received reports of adverse events related to this recall.

The product is used as a hand sanitizer to reduce bacteria when soap and water is not available and is packaged in 480 mL plastic bottles UPC 7502272121085.  AJR Trading is recalling lot 20DF8307, expiration date April 2022. The product can be identified by the images below. Product was distributed in Miami beginning in April 2020. AJR Trading is notifying its customers by phone calls, e-mails, and letters.  AJR Trading is arranging for refund and destruction of recalled products.

Consumers/distributors/retailers that have the above listed lots of bio aaa Hand Sanitizer, which is being recalled, should stop using or distributing the products immediately and mail the products to AJR Trading at the following address for refund: 814 Ponce de Leon Blvd, suite 218. Coral Gables, FL. 33134. Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact AJR Trading by phone insert 305-302-8416 or e-mail to ajrtrading15@gmaill.com Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Central Time.

Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product. Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax. Complete and submit the report Online

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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September 17, 2020 11:00 PM

“Company name: Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Brand name: NP Thyroid 15 & NP Thyroid120
Product recalled: Thyroid Tablets
Reason of the recall: Sub Potency
FDA Recall date: September 17, 2020
Recall details: Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC is voluntarily recalling one lot of 15-mg and one lot of 120-mg... See MoreNP Thyroid®, Thyroid Tablets, USP [levothyroxine (T4) and liothyronine (T3)] to the consumer level. The products are being recalled because testing has found these lots to be sub potent. The product may have as low as 87% of the labeled amount of levothyroxine (T4). More information can be found at www.npthyroid.com/product-updates.

Risk Statement: Patients being treated for hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid), who receive sub potent NP Thyroid®, may experience signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) which may include, fatigue, increased sensitivity to cold, constipation, dry skin, puffy face, hair loss, slow heart rate, depression, swelling of the thyroid gland and/or unexplained weight gain or difficulty losing weight. There is reasonable risk of serious injury in newborn infants or pregnant women with hypothyroidism including early miscarriage, fetal hyperthyroidism, and/or impairments to fetal neural and skeletal development. In elderly patients and patients with underlying cardiac disease toxic cardiac manifestations of hyperthyroidism may occur, such as cardiac pain, palpitations or cardiac arrhythmia.

To date, Acella has received four reports of adverse events for these lot numbers possibly related to this recall. NP Thyroid®, Thyroid Tablets, USP is composed of levothyroxine and liothyronine, and used to treat hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid). The products subject to recall are packed in 100-count bottles. See product images. To best identify the product, the NDC’s, Product Description, Lot Numbers and Expiration Dates are listed. These lots were distributed nationwide in the USA to Acella’s direct accounts, including wholesalers, pharmacies, and healthcare offices. Additionally, consumers may be able to determine that their product is not impacted by the recall if the “use by,” “discard after,” or “expiration date” on their prescription bottle is on or after December 2020.

Product NDC Lot # Exp. Date
NP Thyroid® 15, Thyroid Tablets, USP, ¼ grain (15 mg) 42192-327-01 M327E19-1 October 2020
NP Thyroid® 120, Thyroid Tablets, USP, 2 grain (120 mg) 42192-328-01 M328F19-3 November 2020

Acella is proactively notifying its wholesalers by email and phone to discontinue distribution of the two above referenced lots being recalled and is arranging for return of all recalled products. Patients who are currently taking NP Thyroid® from the lots being recalled should not discontinue use without contacting their healthcare provider for further guidance and/or a replacement prescription.

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August 26, 2020 4:00 PM

“Company name: Nanomateriales, SA de CV
Brand name: Zanilast+
Product recalled: Hand sanitizer
Reason of the recall: Product contains 1-propanol.
FDA Recall date: August 26, 2020
Recall details: Apodaca, Nuevo Leon, Nanomateriales is voluntarily recalling all lots of ZANILAST+ GEL, Sanitizer gel... See More, to the consumer level. FDA laboratory analysis found ZANILAST+ GEL to contain 1-propanol.

Risk Statement: There is a reasonable probability of acute toxicity from ingestion which can cause central nervous system depression, which could result in death, permanent impairment, or necessitate medical or surgical intervention. Populations most at risk include individual with alcohol addiction and adolescents, who have been known to ingest ethanol-based antiseptic rubs intentionally to become intoxicated, as well as infants and children who may unintentionally ingest the defective product.

Nanomateriales, SA de CV has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall. The product is used as a sanitizer gel, for hand washing to decrease bacteria on the skin and is packaged in 1 liter, 25 liters, and 1 gallon plastic bottles distributed from 05/29/2020 to 06/17/2020 in the States of California, New York and New Jersey.

Presentatio UPC NDC Lable
1 Liter 2 000000 531151 69912-008-01 See below
25 Liter 2 000000 531151 69912-006-01 See below
1 galon 2 000000 531144 69912-008-02 See below

Nanomateriales, SA de CV is notifying its distributors and customers by e-mail and phone and is arranging for return of all recalled products. Consumers and distributors that have ZANILAST+ GEL which is being recalled should return to place of purchase.

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September 11, 2020 4:00 PM

“Company name: Goodie Girl Tribeca LLC
Brand name: Goodie Girl
Product recalled: Goodie Girl GF Magical Animal Crackers
Reason of the recall: May Contain Undeclared Wheat
FDA Recall date: September 11, 2020
Recall details: Goodie Girl Tribeca LLC announced today it is voluntarily recalling 389... See Morecases of a single date code of 7 oz. Goodie Girl Magical Animal Crackers, with a “best by” date of Jan 11, 21A3, after learning that the product may contain undeclared wheat ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of allergic reaction if they consume the product contained in the recalled boxes. There has been an individual with a wheat allergy that was treated for a wheat allergen reaction.

This recall affects only 389 cases of the following product, which were distributed in retail stores nationwide:
- Description; Goodie Girl GF Magical Animal Crackers
UPC# 8-5598700395-3
Size; 7 Ounces
Best By Date; Jan 11, 2021
Distributed between 4/17/2020 – 5/7/2020

This recall does not apply to any other “best by” dates, sizes or varieties of Goodie Girl Tribeca LLC. This recall was initiated in cooperation with the FDA and the third-party co-packer that produced the product. Product with this particular “best by” date was shipped and distributed by Goodie Girl Tribeca to its customers' warehouses located in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Georgia, New Hampshire, California. Consumers seeking a refund or additional information may contact info@goodiegirl.com or call 201-941-2000 9am – 5pm est.

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September 16, 2020 9:38 PM

“The FSIS announced the recall of approximately 6,890 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken salad products by Willow Tree Poultry Farm, Inc due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products may contain walnuts, a known allergen, which are not declared on the product labels. There have been n... See Moreo confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products to date.

FSIS advises consumers not to eat the recalled products and to throw them away or return them to the place of purchase. The RTE chicken salad product labeled as “Classic Chicken Salad” may actually contain “White Meat Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad” and was produced on Sept. 2, 2020. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. P-8827” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and Virginia. The following products are subject to recall:

- 15-oz. clear, plastic containers labeled as “Willow Tree Premium White Meat CHICKEN SALAD Classic” with a sell by date of “9/30/20” and a time stamp of 13:00:00 through 17:00:00 on the containers’ cellophane lid.

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September 2, 2020 8:00 PM

“Company name: Sunshine Mills, Inc.
Brand name: Family Pet, Heartland Farms, Paws Happy Life
Product recalled: Dog Food
Reason of the recall: Elevated levels of aflatoxin
FDA Recall date: September 02, 2020
Recall details: Sunshine Mills, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of certain dog food pr... See Moreoducts due to levels of Aflatoxin that are potentially above the acceptable limit.  Aflatoxin is a naturally occurring mold by-product from the growth of Aspergillus flavus and can be harmful to pets if consumed in significant quantities. The potential for aflatoxin levels above the acceptable limit in these products was discovered by routine sampling performed by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry showing that a sample of a single 4-pound bag of one lot of the product contained elevated levels of aflatoxin. 

No illnesses have been reported in association with these products to date, and no other Sunshine Mills, Inc. pet food products are affected by this announcement. While no adverse health effects related to these products have been reported, Sunshine Mills, Inc. has chosen to issue a voluntary recall of these products as a precautionary measure in furtherance of its commitment to the safety and quality of its products. 

Pets that have consumed any of the recalled products and exhibit symptoms of illness including sluggishness or lethargy combined with a reluctance to eat, vomiting, yellowish tint to the eyes or gums, or diarrhea should be seen by a veterinarian. The affected products were distributed in retail stores nationally.  Retailers who received the recalled lots have been contacted and asked to pull these lots from their inventory and shelves. 

There are no other Family Pet®, Heartland Farms®, or Paws Happy Life® products or other lot codes of these products affected by this precautionary recall. Consumers who have purchased the recalled products should discontinue use of the product and may return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers may contact Sunshine Mills, Inc. Customer Service at (800) 705-2111 from 7AM to 4PM Central Time, Monday through Friday, or by email at customer.service@sunshinemills.com for additional information. This is a voluntary recall being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Products affected by this announcement:

+ Family Pet® Meaty Cuts Beef Chicken & Cheese Flavors Premium Dog Food.
- UPC: 3225120694. Size: 4 Lb. Lot codes: TD3 4/April/2020 | TD1 5/April/2020.
- UPC: 3225118078. Size: 14 Lb. Lot codes: TB1 4/April/2020 | TB2 4/April/2020 | TB3 3/April/2020
- UPC: 3225120694. Size: 28 Lb. TB3 3/April/2020
+ Heartland Farms® Grilled Favorites. Beef Chicken & Cheese Flavor.
- UPC: 7015514299. Size: 14 Lb. Lot codes: TB1 4/April/2020 | TB2 4/April/2020
- UPC: 7015514301 Size: 31 Lb. Lot codes: TA2 4/April/2020 | TA3 4/April/2020
+ Paws Happy Life® Butcher’s Choice Dog Food
- UPC: 3680035763. Size: 16 Lb. Lot codes: TA1 4/April/2020 | TA2 4/April/2020

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September 10, 2020 5:00 PM

“Company name: Medek, LLC
Brand name: M
Product recalled: M Hand Sanitizer Alcohol Antiseptic 80%
Reason of the recall: Contains Methanol and may be Sub-Potent for Ethanol
FDA Recall date: September 10, 2020
Recall details: Medek, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of M Hand Sanitizer Alcoh... See Moreol Antiseptic 80% 128 oz/3,785 mL to the consumer level. FDA analysis found the M Hand Sanitizer to contain methanol and be sub-potent for ethanol.

Risk Statement: Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidently ingest these products and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute, are most at risk for methanol poisoning. In addition, the use of sub-potent hand sanitizer products can have adverse health consequences related to lack of efficacy and increased risk of infections. To date, Medek, LLC. has not received any reports of adverse.

The recalled product is used as a hand sanitizer for hand washing to decrease bacteria on the skin when soap and water are not available. The recalled Hand Sanitizer is packaged in a one (1) gallon (128 oz/3,785 mL) High-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic bottle, NDC 75432-001-02. The recalled Hand Sanitizer was distributed directly to walk-in customers in Alamo, TX, between the dates of 04/17/2020 to 05/22/2020.

Medek, LLC is notifying its customers/distributors by recall letter and consumers via this press release. We are also notifying our distributors, who will help notify their customers by phone calls, emails, and/or mailed letters and is arranging for return of all recalled Hand Sanitizer. Consumers, distributors, and retailers that have recalled products should stop use or distribution and return to place of purchase. Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Medek, LLC at (956) 800-4366 (Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm CST).

Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they experience any problem that may be related to the use of this product. Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax. Complete and submit the report Online

Regular Mail or Fax: Download form or call 1- 800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178
This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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August 25, 2020 8:00 AM

“Company name: Sunshine Mills, Inc.
Brand name: Nature’s Menu
Product recalled: Nature’s Menu Super Premium Dog Food with a Blend of Real Chicken & Quail
Reason of the recall: Salmonella
FDA Recall date: August 24, 2020
Recall details: Sunshine Mills, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of Nature... See More’s Menu® Super Premium Dog Food with a Blend of Real Chicken & Quail because of the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

The recalled products were distributed in retail stores nationally and can be identified with the following UPC 7015514363 and UPC 7015514365.

- The product comes in a 3-pound bag with the following lot codes:
TE1 20/April /2020, TE1 21/April/2020, TE1 22/April/2020, TE2 20/April /2020, TE2 21/April/2020, TE2 22/April/2020, TE3 20/April/2020, TE3 21/April/2020, TE3 22/April/2020.

- The product comes in a 13.5-pound bag with the following lot codes:
TB1 20/April /2020, TB1 21/April/2020, TB1 22/April/2020, TB2 20/April /2020, TB2 21/April/2020, TB2 22/April/2020, TB3 20/April/2020, TB3 21/April/2020, TB3 22/April/2020.

No illnesses, injuries or complaints have been reported to date. There are no other Nature’s Menu® products or other lot codes of the Nature’s Menu® Super Premium Dog Food with a Blend of Real Chicken & Quail affected by this precautionary recall. The potential for contamination was noted after the firm was notified by the Georgia Department of Agriculture when a sample of a single 3-pound bag of the product was collected and tested positive for Salmonella. 

The firm conducted testing of multiple samples of the same lot which all tested negative for Salmonella. Salmonella may not be evenly distributed throughout a lot which is why it could have been found on one sample and not on multiple other samples of the same lot.  However, out of an abundance of caution, Sunshine Mills, Inc. has chosen to issue a voluntary recall of the above-referenced lots of Nature’s Menu® Super Premium Dog Food with a Blend of Real Chicken & Quail in furtherance of its commitment to the safety and quality of its products. Retailers who received the recalled lots have been contacted and asked to pull these lots from their inventory and shelves. 

Consumers who have purchased Nature’s Menu® Super Premium Dog Food with a Blend of Real Chicken & Quail from the recalled lots should discontinue use of the product and may return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers may contact Sunshine Mills, Inc. customer service at (800) 705-2111 from 7AM to 4PM Central Time, Monday through Friday, or by email at customer.service@sunshinemills.com for additional information.

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Doctor Visit: Yes
Diagnosis: Salmonella