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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
04/16/2014 Thursday Plantation Tea Tree   Cosmetic mouthwash   Bacterial contamination Natural Organics, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 220
04/16/2014 Purina, Del's, Albers, Home Grown   Poultry feed   Low vitamin and mineral content Purina Animal Nutrition LLC Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69, 183, 495
04/14/2014 Organic Traditions   Candy   Undeclared milk Health Matters America, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 76, 220
04/12/2014 Private Selection   Strawberry Sorbet   Undeclared milk The Kroger Co. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69, 76
04/11/2014 Pipeline and Alligator   Embolization Device and Retrieval Device   Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) coating applied to the delivery wire could delaminate and detach from the devices Covidien Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 509
04/11/2014 Archer Farms   Chocolate Hazelnut Swirl Gelato   Undeclared peanuts SINCO Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 76, 220
04/10/2014 Fernandez   (In Spanish/En Espanol)Chile Molido Puro and Chile Rojo   Salmonella Fernandez Chile Company Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
04/10/2014 Bissinger’s   Dark Chocolate Bunny Ears   Undeclared milk Karl Bissinger’s LLC Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 76, 220
04/10/2014 Fernandez   Chile Molido Puro and Chile Rojo   Salmonella Fernandez Chile Company Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
04/09/2014 Lisy   Sweet basil (Albahaca)   Salmonella Lisy Corporation Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
04/09/2014 Frontier, Whole Foods Market 365, Simply Organic, Nature’s Place, Mejier and Sprouts   Organic Black Peppercorns   Salmonella Frontier Natural Products Co-op Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
04/08/2014 Grandma's   Potato and Bacon Perogies   Undeclared soy Buffalo SAV Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69, 76
04/08/2014 Abady   Cat food   Salmonella Robert Abady Dog Food Co., Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 183, 495, 69
04/07/2014 Trader Giotto's   Caesar Salad with Caesar Dressing   Undeclared egg, fish (anchovy), soy and wheat H Group, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69, 76
04/07/2014 Natural Grocers   Organic Black Peppercorns   Salmonella Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
04/04/2014 Frontier, Sprouts, Simply Organic   Organic Black Peppercorns   Salmonella Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69
04/04/2014 Whole Foods   Chipotle Chicken wrap   Undeclared fish Whole Foods Market Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 76
04/04/2014 Swanson Health Products   Herbal supplement   Salmonella Swanson Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
04/03/2014 AH!LASKA   Chocolate mix   Undeclared milk Koru Pacific Packaging Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 76
04/03/2014 Thursday Plantation Tea Tree   Cosmetic mouthwash   Bacterial contamination Natural Organics, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
04/03/2014 Emparedados Boricua (In Spanish/En Espanol)   Chicken and Cheese (Pollo & Queso) Sandwich   Undeclared eggs Emparedados Boricua Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 76
04/03/2014 Emparedados Boricua   Chicken and Cheese (Pollo and Queso) Sandwich   Undeclared eggs Emparedados Boricua Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 76, 220
04/02/2014 Evita V500 and Babylog VN500   PS500 Power Supply Unit Ventilators   the batteries installed in the PS500 depleted much earlier than expected Draeger Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 509
04/01/2014 African Black Ant, XZen Gold, Xzone and more   Dietary Supplement   Unapproved new drug Nova Products, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 208, 512, 54
03/31/2014 Lao Thai Nam   Salted fish   Potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum Lao Thai Nam Corp. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
03/28/2014 Fresh Express   Italian Salad   Listeria monocytogenes Fresh Express Incorporated Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
03/28/2014 Elf   Herring Fillets in Wine Sauce   Undeclared Milk Vita Food Products Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69, 76
03/27/2014 Luna   Chocolate bars   Undeclared macadamia nuts Clif Bar and Company Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69, 76
03/27/2014 Alprose   Variety of Dark chocolates   Undeclared milk BBM Chocolate Distributors Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69, 76
03/27/2014 Alli   Alli Weight Loss Product   Concerns about authenticity of product GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 208
03/26/2014 Orton Bros.   Cookies   Undeclared peanuts Vermont Common Foods Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 76, 220
03/26/2014 Oscars Smokehouse Inc.   Cheese Spread   Listeria monocytogenes Oscars Smokehouse Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
03/26/2014 Bella Vi   Dietary Supplement   Products contain undeclared Sibutramine and/or combination of Sibutramine and Phenolphthalein Pure Edge Nutrition, LLC. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 208, 512, 54
03/25/2014 Super Fat Burner, Maxi Gold, and Esmeralda   Dietary Supplement   Unapproved new drug New Life Nutritional Center Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 512, 592, 208
03/22/2014 Parkers, Happy Farms, Central Markets, Amish Classic, more   Peanut butter, cheese, salsa, and spreads   Listeria monocytogenes Parkers Farm Acquisition, LLC Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
03/19/2014 Helados La Tapatia (In Spanish/En Espanol)   Ice cream products   Listeria monocytogenes Helados La Tapatia, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
03/19/2014 Harry’s Farmers Market   Amberjack   Consumer illness Harry’s Farmers Market Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 220
03/19/2014 Helados La Tapatia   Ice cream products   Listeria monocytogenes Helados La Tapatia, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
03/18/2014 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
03/18/2014 HemoSet   Dual channel infusion set   Over-delivery may occur by gravity infusion Hospira, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 509, 183, 495
03/18/2014 Pleo   Homeopathic Drug Products   Penicillin contamination Terra-Medica, Inc Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 208
03/17/2014 Fannie May   Assorted chocolates   Undeclared peanuts Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 76, 220
03/17/2014 Simply Lite   Dark Chocolate Bar   Undeclared milk Simply Natural Foods, LLC Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 76, 220
03/14/2014 FreeStyle® & FreeStyle Flash®   Blood Glucose Meter   May produce mistakenly low blood glucose results Abbott Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 509
03/14/2014 SNI   Maeng Da Kratom, Max Kratom, and Bali Kratom   Products contain Kratom (Mitragyna Speciosa) SNI National Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
03/14/2014 Shire Pharmaceuticals   VPRIV® (velaglucerase alfa for injection)   Presence of visible particulate matter, identified as stainless steel and barium sulfate Shire Pharmaceuticals Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 208
03/14/2014 Infinite Herbs LLC   Organic basil   Salmonella Infinite Herbs LLC Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
03/13/2014 Kirkland Signature   Sliced Fruit   Salmonella Oregon Freeze Dry, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 220
03/13/2014 Dole, Fresh Selections and more   Variety of Bagged salads   Listeria monocytogenes Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
03/12/2014 Pain Free By Nature   Reumofan Plus tablets (In Spanish/En Espanol)   Contain undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredients: methocarbamol and diclofenac Pain Free By Nature Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 208
03/12/2014 Pain Free By Nature   Reumofan Plus tablets   Contain undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredients: methocarbamol and diclofenac Pain Free By Nature Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 208
03/11/2014 Greatbatch, Inc.   Standard Offset Cup Impactors   Sterilization recommendation in the Instructions for Use for the product did not meet requirements for sterility assurance Greatbatch, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 230
03/06/2014 Net Food Brand   Turkey Dried Apricots   Undeclared Sulfites Net Food Import and Export LLC Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 76, 220
03/06/2014 Pfizers Effexor XR® and Greenstone brands   Venlafaxine HCl 150 mg extended-release capsules   Foreign Tablet in one bottle Pfizer Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 208
03/06/2014 Crown Food   Golden Natural Fruit Island   Undeclared Sulfites and FD & C yellow #6 Crown Food Distributors, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 76, 220
03/05/2014 Starbucks   Greek Yogurt Raspberry &Lemon Parfait Cups   Undeclared Egg Gretchen's Shoebox Express Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69, 76
03/05/2014 Baxter   DIANEAL PD-2 Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 1.5% Dextrose   Container Closure Non-Integrity Baxter International Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 208
03/05/2014 Belmont   Belmont Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream   Undeclared Nut Allergen House of Flavors Ice Cream Company Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
03/04/2014 Fresh To Go   ‘Fresh To Go Tuscan Style Combo on Tomato Basil Bread’ sandwich.   May contain undeclared Pine Nuts (tree nuts). HC Schau and Son Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69, 76
03/04/2014 World Baby   World Baby Italy and World Baby Thailand pouch products   Plastic spouts may fracture, loosen, detach and present a choking hazard. Plum Organics Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 220
03/04/2014 HeartMate II   HeartMate II LVAS Pocket System Controller   Difficulties encountered when changing from a primary system controller to a backup system controller Thoratec Corporation Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 230
03/04/2014 Hong Lee Trading Inc   “Mut Dua Non” Young Coconut Candy (Strips)   Undeclared Sulfites Hong Lee Trading Inc Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 220, 76
03/03/2014 Lehigh Valley, Swiss Premium, and Price Chopper   Orange Juice   Undeclared Milk Lehigh Valley Dairy Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 76, 220
03/03/2014 Twin Marquis   Cooked Noodle and Lo Mein Noodle   Undeclared Milk Twin Marquis, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 76
03/01/2014 Mexicana, Amigo, Santa Rosa De Lima, and Anita   Variety of cheeses   Listeria monocytogenes Roos Foods Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
03/01/2014 Mexicana, Amigo, Santa Rosa De Lima, and Anita   Variety of cheeses   Listeria monocytogenes Roos Foods Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 69, 220
02/28/2014 UNCLE BEN’S READY RICE   Long Grain White Rice product   Punctures in the pouch packaging Mars Food North America Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
02/28/2014 Lotte   Frozen fruit bar (watermelon flavor)   Undeclared peanuts Jinsunmi Int’l Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 182, 220, 69, 76
02/28/2014 Popsicle   Ice pops   Undeclared milk Unilever United States, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69, 76
02/25/2014 Mexicana, Amigo, Santa Rosa De Lima, and Anita   Variety of cheeses   Listeria monocytogenes Roos Foods Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 69, 220
02/25/2014 Mexicana, Amigo, Santa Rosa De Lima, and Anita   Variety of cheeses   Listeria monocytogenes Roos Foods Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
02/24/2014 Mexicana, Amigo, Santa Rosa De Lima, and Anita   Variety of cheeses   Listeria monocytogenes Roos Foods Select to View Firm Press Release 454, 220, 69
02/23/2014 Mexicana, Amigo, Santa Rosa De Lima, and Anita   Variety of cheeses   Listeria monocytogenes Roos Foods Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
02/21/2014 Fairway   Grilling Sauce   Undeclared fish (anchovies) Wolfgang B. Gourmet Foods, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69, 76
02/20/2014 Fannie May   Assorted chocolates   Undeclared peanuts Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69, 76
02/20/2014 MVI/ Oasis   Insulin syringes   Mismarked syringe barrels Med-Vet International Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 105, 495
02/20/2014 Falafel King   Green Chile Hummus and Wraps   Listeria monocytogenes Falafel King Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69
02/19/2014 Fannie May   Assorted chocolates   Undeclared peanuts Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc. (“Fannie Mayâ€�) Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 220, 69, 76
02/19/2014 Pfizer   Etomidate Injection, 2mg/mL   1) potential for small black particles, identified as paper shipper labels, to be present in individual vials; 2) Potential for missing lot number and/or expiry date on the outer carton 3) Potential for illegible/missing lot number and expiry on individual vials Agila Specialties Private Limited; Subsidiary of Mylan Inc. Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 208
02/19/2014 Respironics   Trilogy Ventilators   Potentially defective component on the Trilogy Ventilator power management board, which could affect the function of the device Philips Respironics Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 454, 509
02/19/2014 Whole Foods   Tom Yom Soup   Undeclared Milk Whole Foods Market Select to View Firm Press Release Select to View Image of Product Label 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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