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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
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 454, 69, 220
08/14/2014 Dianeal   Peritoneal Dialysis Solution   Particulate matter Baxter Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 208
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
08/13/2014 McCormick   Ground oregano   Salmonella McCormick & Company Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 220
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
08/01/2014 Vibrant Health   Dietary Supplements: Green Vibrance and Rainbow Vibrance   Salmonella New England Greens LLC Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
08/01/2014 Sunburst Superfoods   Organic Raw Carob Powder   Salmonella Sunburst Superfoods Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
08/01/2014 LifeCore   Chocolate   Undeclared milk Ortho Molecular Products Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69, 76
07/31/2014 Wawona Packing Company   Whole white and yellow peaches, white and yellow nectarines, plums and pluots   Listeria monocytogenes Wawona Packing Company Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
07/31/2014 Lacteos Santa Martha   Quesito Casero (fresh curd)   Listeria monocytogenes Oasis Brands, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
07/30/2014 VR Green Farms   Jarred Food Products   May have been improperly produced, making them susceptible to contamination with Clostridium botulinum VR Green Farms Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
07/29/2014 Hummingbird Wholesale   Organic Raw Carob Powder   Salmonella Hummingbird Wholesale Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 220
07/29/2014 Natural Grocers   CHUNKS OF ENERGY CAROB GREENS and FLAX/TUMERIC   Salmonella Natural Grocers Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
07/29/2014 Hospira, Inc.   Lidocaine HCI Injection, USP, 2 percent   Particles Hospira, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 208
07/28/2014 Mt Sterling Coop Creamery   Cheese   Escherichia coli (STEC) O111:H8 SW Wisc Dairy Goat Products Coop Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69
07/26/2014 Ecoato   Sweet Paprika Powder   Salmonella TJX Companies, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
07/25/2014 Rising Moon Organics   Butternut Squash Ravioli   Undeclared egg, milk and soy Carmel Food Group Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 76
07/25/2014 CaCoCo Inc.   Drinking Chocolate “Original” and “Global Warrior”   Salmonella CaCoCo Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 220
07/25/2014 GoMacro   MacroBars   Salmonella GoMacro Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
07/24/2014 Tasty   Peach Slices   Undeclared Sulfites Lion Pavilion Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 76, 220
07/24/2014 Fresh Choices   Sandwiches   Listeria monocytogenes Great American Marketing Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
07/24/2014 Dancing Star LLC and Rave Bites   Various snack products   Salmonella Dancing Star LLC Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454
07/23/2014 Whole Foods   Made-in-Store items containing recalled fruit   Listeria monocytogenes Whole Foods Market Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 220
07/22/2014 Earth Circle Organics   Organic carob powder   Salmonella Earth Circle Organics Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
07/21/2014 American Health Packaging   Ibuprofen Tablets, 600 mg & Oxcarbazepine Tablets, 300 mg   mislabeled inner unit dose blister packaging American Health Packaging Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 208
07/21/2014 Peony Mark Brand   Roasted and Salted Pumpkin Seeds   Contains Undeclared Sulfites Starway Incorporated Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69, 76
07/20/2014 Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.   Baked desserts   Listeria monocytogenes Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
07/19/2014 Sweet 2 Eat and other store brands   Whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and yellow), plums and pulots   Listeria monocytogenes Wawona Packing Company Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
07/19/2014 Unique Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.   All sterile compounded preparations   Lack of sterility assurance Unique Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 208
07/18/2014 Uprising   Peanut Punch, Beet Drink, and Carrot Drink   Contains Undeclared Milk Allergen Erlo Distribution Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69, 76
07/18/2014 Whole Foods Market   Chocolate Chewies   Undeclared walnuts Whole Foods Market Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 76, 220
07/16/2014 King of Pops   Banana puddin’ pops and keylime pie pops   Undeclared Soy, Milk, Egg and Wheat King of Pops Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220, 76
07/16/2014 Uncle Ben’s   Ready Rice Garden Vegetable with Peas, Carrots and Corn Pouch   Undeclared barley, a non-wheat source of gluten Mars Food North America Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
07/15/2014 White & Blue Lion, Inc.   Tattoo Inks and tattoo needles   Bacterial contamination White & Blue Lion, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454
07/14/2014 Baxter International Inc.   0.9% Sodium Chloride and Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection   Presence of particulate matter Baxter International Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 208
07/11/2014 White & Blue Lion, Inc.   Tattoo Inks and tattoo needles   Bacterial contamination White & Blue Lion, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
07/10/2014 Hospira, Inc   Lactated Ringers and 5% Dextrose Injection   Particulates Hospira, Inc Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 208
07/08/2014 Whole Foods Market   Caesar salad and Mesclun Goat Cheese salad   Mislabeled and undeclared allergen of fish and egg (Caesar) and tree nuts (Mesclun Goat Cheese). Whole Foods Market Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69, 76
07/03/2014 Flexi-Seal   CONTROL Fecal Management System (FMS)   No 510K and inconsistent performance ConvaTec Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 230
07/02/2014 Nutrena NatureWise   Meatbird feed   Excessive sodium Cargill Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 495, 183, 69
07/01/2014 Oriya Organics   Protein Medley   Salmonella Oriya Organics, LLC Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
06/30/2014 Coumadin   Coumadin (warfarin sodium)   Particulate matter Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 208
06/27/2014 Richard’s Too Good   BBQ Sauce, Hot Sauce and Teriyaki Sauce   May be improperly processed Richard’s Rubs & Seasonings LLC Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
06/27/2014 Haagen-Dazs   Ice Cream   Undeclared Peanuts Nestlé USA Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 76, 220
06/26/2014 Organic Traditions   Chia Seed Powder; Chia & Flax Seed Powder; Chia Seeds; Trailmix   Salmonella Health Matters America, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
06/24/2014 Doctor’s Best   Marketed as a dietary supplement   Undeclared Lovastatin Doctor’s Best Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 208, 512, 54
06/24/2014 Baxter   Sodium Chloride Injection   Particulate matter Baxter Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 208
06/23/2014 Velveeta   Cheese Product   Inappropriate levels of preservative can result in premature spoilage/food borne illness Kraft Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
06/23/2014 Sunbeam, Bunny, Flowers, Ingles   Bar-B-Q Bread   Undeclared milk Flowers Foods Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 76, 220

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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