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Artificial Tears eye drops recalled after numerous reports of eye infections, 1 death

WASHINGTON, DC—Global Pharma Healthcare is voluntarily recalling all lots within expiry of their Artificial Tears Lubricant Eye Drops, distributed by EzriCare, LLC- and Delsam Pharma, to the consumer level, due to possible contamination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention alerted the FDA to an investigation of a multi-state cluster of Verona Integron-mediated Metallo-β-lactamase (VIM)- and Guiana-Extended Spectrum-β-Lactamase (GES)- producing …


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Honda upgrades Takata Alpha recall to ‘Do Not Drive’ warning, targeting older, most dangerous air bags

WASHINGTON, DC—Honda issued a “Do Not Drive” warning on Friday for certain 2001-2003 Acura and Honda vehicles equipped with unrepaired Takata Alpha driver side air bag inflators. Owners of these vehicles who still have an open Takata air bag recall should drive it until this urgent, lifesaving recall has been completed. Replacement parts are available now for free for this …


Conagra Brands recalls canned meat, poultry products due to possible packaging defect

WASHINGTON—Conagra Brands is recalling approximately 2,581,816 pounds of canned meat and poultry products due to a packaging defect that may cause the products to become contaminated without showing any outward signs of contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced. The meat and poultry products were produced between December 12, 2022, and January 13, …

Daniele International recalls various sausage products due to possible Listeria risk

WASHINGTON—Daniele International LLC, a Mapleville, R.I., establishment, is recalling approximately 52,914 pounds of ready-to-eat sausage products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has announced. The RTE sausage products were produced on various dates from May 23, 2022, through November 25, 2022, and shipped to retail locations nationwide on various …

Maryland Department of Health issues consumer advisory for enoki mushrooms due to Listeria risk

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health is warning consumers not to eat enoki mushrooms produced by Shandong Youhe Biotechnology Co Ltd. in Shandong Province, China, because of potential contamination with Listeria bacteria. Samples collected and tested by MDH in early January were positive for the Listeria bacteria. MDH is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other states …

Fisher-Price re-announces Rock ‘n Play Sleeper recall after 8 more infant deaths reported

BALTIMORE, MD—Fisher-Price is re-announcing the recall of 4.7 million infant sleepers after additional deaths were reported since the original recall. The company is recalling all models of Rock ‘n Play Sleepers. Infant fatalities have occurred in these sleepers after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach or side while unrestrained, or under other circumstances. On April 12, 2019, …

Wegmans recalls products containing micro greens, sweet pea leaves, cat grass due to Salmonella risk

ROCHESTER, NY—Wegmans Food Markets is issuing a voluntarily recall on its products containing micro greens, sweet pea leaves, and cat grass because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often …

Lidl recalls chocolate Advent calendars due to Salmonella risk

ARLINGTON, VA—The FDA has announced that some chocolate Advent calendars that were sold at Lidl stores are being recalled. Lidl US has announced a voluntary recall for the 8.4 oz Favorina branded Advent Calendar (Premium Chocolate with a Creamy Filling) due to potential Salmonella contamination. This voluntary recall was issued because some items may be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella is …