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Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts

The list below provides information gathered from press releases and other public notices about certain recalls of FDA-regulated products. Not all recalls have press releases or are posted on this page. See Additional information about recalls for a more complete listing.

For recall notices older than 60 days, see the Recall and Safety Alerts Archive.
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Date Brand Name Product Description Reason/ Problem Company Details / Photo Recall Type
10/01/2014 next by Nature   Dark Chocolate Cherries   Undeclared Peanuts Tropical Valley Foods, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 76, 69, 220
10/01/2014 IKEA   1)Elk Shaped Pasta Organic 17.6 oz “PASTAALGAR” 2)Elk Shaped Pasta Wholemeal Organic 17.6 OZ “PASTAALGAR FULLKORN”   Undeclared Soy IKEA North America Services, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69, 76
09/26/2014 Whole Foods Market   Plain Streusel Coffeecake   Undeclared tree nuts Whole Foods Market Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 76, 69
09/26/2014 Su Cocina   Pan Molido (Plain Bread Crumbs)   Undeclared wheat, whey (milk), and soy Dominguez Foods of Washington Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220, 76
09/26/2014 Bravo!   Pet Food   Salmonella Turkey and Chicken dog and cat foods Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220, 183, 495
09/24/2014 Gold Star Smoked Fish Corp.   Cold smoked steelhead   Listeria monocytogenes Gold Star Smoked Fish Corp. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69
09/24/2014 The Original Soupman   Lobster bisque   Undeclared fish and shrimp (crustacea) The Original Soupman Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
09/22/2014 Glaser Organic Farm   Raw carob powder and Carob fudgy brownie   Salmonella Glaser Organic Farms Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
09/19/2014 M&M's   Milk chocolates   Undeclared peanut/outer carton packaging is for milk chocolate; however may contain peanut butter M&Ms. Mars Chocolate North America Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69, 76
09/16/2014 B&L   Dried Roach (Vobla) Fish   Potential for Clostridium botulinum growth S&S Food Import Corp. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
09/16/2014 Baxter   Potassium Chloride Injection   Shipping Carton Mislabeling Baxter Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 208
09/15/2014 Fresh Finds   Ground Black Pepper   Salmonella Gel Spice Company Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
09/12/2014 Costco/Taylor Farms Pacific and Signature Café   Whole Roma Tomatoes and Sicilian Vegetable Salad Kit   Salmonella Taylor Farms Pacific, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
09/11/2014 Hospira, Inc.   Heparin Sodium, 1,000 USP Heparin Units/500 mL (2 USP Heparin Units/mL), in 0.9 percent Sodium Chloride Injection, 500 mL   Presence of particulate matter Hospira, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 208
09/09/2014 Golden King Bakery   Coconut bun   Undeclared eggs Golden King Bakery Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
09/09/2014 Playtex   AC/DC power adapters used with breast pump   Potential for electric shock Playtex Manufacturing, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 230
09/08/2014 Tullia's   Italian Meatless Pasta Sauce   Potential for Clostridium botulinum growth Tullia's Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
09/06/2014 Pharmacy Creations   Ascorbic Acid, Glutathione, Magnesium Chloride, Tropi/Cyclo/Phenyl/Tobra/Flurb   Lack of sterility assurance Pharmacy Creations Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 208
09/05/2014 Little Cremes   Organic Rice Milk Snacks   Choking Hazard Plum Organics Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
09/05/2014 Twix   Unwrapped chocolate bites   Undeclared eggs and peanuts Mars Chocolate North America Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 76
09/05/2014 Publix   Jalapeno bagels   May contain pieces of glass and small stones Publix Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 220
08/31/2014 Pedigree   Dog Food   Presence of foreign material Mars Petcare US Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 183, 69, 495
08/29/2014 4C Foods   Parmesan Cheese   Salmonella 4C Foods Corp. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
08/29/2014 Kraft   Cheese   Temperature Abuse Kraft Foods Group Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 220
08/29/2014 La Orocovena   Pound Cake Queso   Undeclared Milk, Soy, Wheat La Orocovena Biscuit Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 76, 220
08/28/2014 DOLE   Bagged Spinach   Undeclared walnuts Dole Fresh Vegetables Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69, 76
08/28/2014 Dermatend   Mole removal   Unapproved New Drug Solace International, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 208
08/27/2014 Cloversnare   4-Loop Vascular Retrieval Snare device   Potential for loop to separate from the shaft Cook Medical Select to View Firm Press Release 230, 454
08/27/2014 Margaret Holmes   Turnip and Mixed Greens   Questionable Seals McCall Farms Incorporated Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
08/27/2014 RegeneSlim   Appetite control dietary supplement   Presence of 1,3-dimethylamylamine (DMAA), methylhexanamine, or geranium extract Regeneca Worldwide, a division of VivaCeuticals, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
08/27/2014 Martin Avenue Pharmacy   All in-date compounded sterile preparations   Lack of sterility assurance Martin Avenue Pharmacy Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 208
08/26/2014 Pedigree   Dog Food   Presence of foreign material Mars Petcare US Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 183, 69, 495
08/25/2014 TJs Place   Basil Pesto Pasta   Listeria monocytogenes TJs Place Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69
08/22/2014 LEAN CUISINE   Chicken with peanut sauce   Package Mislabeling/May contain undeclared shrimp. Nestlé Prepared Foods Company Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69, 76
08/21/2014 Customed   Hospital Surgical Packs   Adhesion defect which could result in loss of sterility Customed, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 230, 509
08/19/2014 MaraNatha, Whole Foods 365, Trader Joe’s and Others.   Nut butters   Salmonella nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
08/19/2014 Cloversnare   4-Loop Vascular Retrieval Snare device   Potential for loop to separate from the shaft Cook Medical Select to View Firm Press Release 230, 454
08/14/2014 Dianeal   Peritoneal Dialysis Solution   Particulate matter Baxter Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 208
08/13/2014 McCormick   Ground oregano   Salmonella McCormick & Company Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 220
08/13/2014 Aranesp   Darbepoetin alfa in prefilled syringes   Particulate matter Amgen Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 208
08/11/2014 Sunfood   Carob powder   Salmonella Sunfood Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
08/08/2014 Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.   CUBICIN (daptomycin for injection)   Presence of foreign particulate matter Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 208
08/07/2014 RegeneSlim   Appetite control dietary supplement   Presence of 1,3-dimethylamylamine (DMAA), methylhexanamine, or geranium extract Regeneca Worldwide, a division of VivaCeuticals, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
08/06/2014 Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.   CUBICIN(daptomycin for injection)   Presence of glass particulate matter Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 208
08/04/2014 Richmond   Ice bar   Undeclared eggs Seoul Shik Poom Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69, 76

The list above provides information gathered from press releases and other public notices about certain recalls of FDA-regulated products.

  • FDA works with industry and our state partners to publish press releases and other public notices about recalls that may potentially present a significant or serious risk to the consumer or user of the product. Not all recalls have press releases or are posted on this page.
  • The posting of information on this page is separate from FDA's recall classification process. The weekly Enforcement Report lists all recalls after they have been classified by FDA.  For more information about FDA’s product recall authority, process and classification guidelines, see FDA 101: Product Recalls.

Press releases issued more than 60 days ago are accessible in the Recall and Safety Alerts Archive. For more safety information in a specific product area, please visit the links below.

  • Drugs: Additional safety information about human medical products can be found on FDA’s MedWatch page.
  • Animal Health: Additional safety information about products affecting animal health can be found on FDA’s Animal & Veterinary Recalls & Withdrawals page.
  • Biologics: A more complete listing of Biologic Recalls and Market Withdrawal information about can be found on FDA's Biologics Recalls page.
  • Medical Devices: A more complete listing of Medical Device Recalls can be found on FDA’s Medical Device Recalls page.
  • Cosmetics: Additional safety information about cosmetic products can be found at FDA's Cosmetics Recalls and Alert page.

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