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2012 Recalls, Market Withdrawals & Safety Alerts

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Date Brand Name Product Description Reason/Problem Company Details/Photo
01/30/2012 Renastart   Pediatric Medical Food   Product was incorrectly labeled as another product. Vitaflo USA Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/28/2012 How Sweet It Is   Candy   Undeclared Milk How Sweet It Is Fudge and Candy Company Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/28/2012 Walgreens   Chocolate Covered Raisins   Undeclared Peanut, Almond, and Soy Walgreen Co. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/27/2012 Aunt Jemima   Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes   Undeclared Soy Protein PINNACLE FOODS GROUP LLC Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/27/2012 AVEENO® BABY CALMING COMFORT®   Lotion   The lot exceeded bacterial specifications. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release
01/27/2012 Cephalon   Treanda (bendamustine HCL) for Injection   Presence of particulate matter in vial identified as glass fragments Cephalon Select to View Firm Press Release
01/27/2012 Spartan   Egg Spread, Salads   Listeria monocytogenes Spartan Stores, Inc Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/25/2012 Anytime Deli   Turkey & Ham Sub Footlong Sandwich   Listeria monocytogenes M. E. Thompson Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/23/2012 Jones'   Jones' Mock Salt Original & Jones' Mock Salt Spicy Southwest Blend   Potential Contamination of Salmonella Jones' Seasoning Blends LLC Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/20/2012 Nicolet   Nicolet® Cortical Stimulator Control Unit, Nicolet® C64 Stimulus Switching Unit (SSU) Amplifier and NicoletOne Software with Cortical Stimulator License   potential risks associated with the Cortical Stimulator Control Unit, SSU Amplifier and related software applications Carefusion Select to View Firm Press Release
01/19/2012 Rich Products Corporation   8 inch Vanilla Flavored Pre-Soaked Sponge Cake Artificially Flavored   may contain small plastic fragments Rich Products Corporation Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/19/2012 LEASA   Alfalfa Sprout   Salmonella LEASA Industries Co. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/19/2012 Perfect Image Solutions   Hair regrowth products (men & women)   The products are deemed unapproved new drugs under the law and U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations and may present potential health hazards Perfect Image Solutions LLC Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/19/2012 LEASA   Brocolli Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts, Spicy Sprouts, Onion Sprouts   Salmonella Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/19/2012 Cedar Tree   Tresse cheese and Shinglish Cheese   Listeria monocytogenes Kradjian Imp Co Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/18/2012 JKS Wholesale SVCS Inc   Torta de Pan   Undeclared Milk JKS Wholesale SVCS Inc Select to View Firm Press Release
01/18/2012 Female One Series   Vagifresh Ball, Vagifresh Gel   Vagifresh Gel sample contains benzocaine, the active ingredient for many anesthetic drug products. Vagifresh Ball sample contains bacteria including Staphylococcus lentus, S. sciuri, Bacillus lantus, Alloiococcus otitis, Aerococcus viridans, Aeromonas salmonicid, Gemella spp, Leuconostoc spp. USA Far Ocean Group (U.S.A. Far Ocean) Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/18/2012 Coyote Joe's   Shredded Taco Cheese   May contain shredded plastic fragments Price Chopper Supermarkets Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/16/2012 Rexall   Calcium 1200mg plus 1000 IU Vitamin D3 softgels   Undeclared shellfish Rexall Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/16/2012 Covidien   Duet TRS Universal Straight and Articulating Single Use Loading Units for Thoracic Surgery   Potential to injure adjacent anatomical structures within the thorax that can result in post-operative complications and result in life-threatening situation Covidien Select to View Firm Press Release
01/13/2012 Central Market Classics   Tres Leches cakes   May contain plastic fragments Price Chopper Select to View Firm Press Release
01/12/2012 Hill Country Fare   Dry Lasagna Dinner Mix   Undeclared Soy Gilster-Mary Lee, Corp. Select to View Firm Press Release
01/12/2012 BIGS   Dill Pickle Sunflower seeds   Undeclared Soy Ryt-Way Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/11/2012 Blount Fine Foods   Crab Soup   Undeclared Milk, Wheat and Crab Blount Fine Foods Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/10/2012 Bedford Laboratories   Polymyxin B for Injection USP and Vecuronium Bromide   Vials may contain visible glass particulates Bedford Laboratories Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/10/2012 Zip International Group, LLC   Herring Fillet   Listeria monocytogenes ZIP INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LLC Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/08/2012 Excedrin, NoDoz, Bufferin, Gas-X   Bufferin Extra Strength Tablet, Bufferin Low Dose Tablets, Bufferin Regular Strength Tablets, Excedrin Back & Body Caplets, Excedrin Extra Strength Caplets, Excedrin Extra Strength Express Gel Caps, Excedrin Extra Strength Gel Tablets, Excedrin Extra Strength Tablets, Excedrin Migraine Express Gel Caplets, Excedrin Migraine Caplets, Excedrin Migraine Gel Tablets, Excedrin Migraine Tablets, Excedrin PM Caplets, Excedrin PM Express Gel Caplet, Excedrin PM Tablets, Excedrin Sinus Headache Caplets, Excedrin Tension Headache Caplets, Excedrin Tension Headache Express Gel Caplets, Excedrin Tension Headache Gel Tablets, Gas-X Prevention Caplets, NoDoz Maximum Strength Caplets   products may contain stray tablets, capsules, or caplets from other Novartis products, or contain broken or chipped tablets Novartis Select to View Firm Press Release
01/06/2012 Laromme   Rugelach   Undeclared Eggs Bloch's Best Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/06/2012 Pepin Heights   Honeycrisp Apple Cider   Elevated levels of patulin Pepin Heights Orchards Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label
01/05/2012 Rich Products Corporation   Sponge Cake   Presence of Plastic Fragments Rich Products Corporation Select to View Firm Press Release



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