Animal & Veterinary Recalls
Freshpet Voluntarily Recalls One Lot of Freshpet Select Fresh from the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe 4.5-Pound Bags Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination
Freshpet Inc. is announcing a voluntary recall of a single lot of Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe (4.5 lb. bag), with sell by date of 10/29/22, due to potential contamination with Salmonella.
Vi-Jon, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of CVS Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Lemon Flavor Due to Microbial Contamination
June 21, 2022 - Smyrna, TN, Vi-Jon, LLC is voluntarily recalling 1 (one) lot of CVS Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Lemon Flavor, 10 FL OZ (296 mL) to the consumer level. Testing identified the affected lot of the product to contain the bacteria Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens.
Risk Statement: Immunocompromised patients, who consume this product, may be at increased risk for invasive infections caused by Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens that could lead to serious, life threatening adverse health consequences. To date, Vi-Jon, LLC has not received any complaints related to this recall.
The product is used for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity) and generally produces bowel movement in 1/2 to 6 hours. The product is packaged in a 10 oz clear round plastic bottle. The affected CVS Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Lemon Flavor lot includes the following batch number: 0556808 and expiration date: 12/2023 on the shoulder of the bottle. This lot of Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Lemon Flavor was sent to a 3rd Party Outside Lab for testing per CVS request as a first production sample for CVS. This lot of Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Lemon Flavor was distributed Nationwide at CVS drug store locations.
Food & Beverage Recalls
Deskins Candies Recalls Peanut Butter Fudge, Peanut Butter No Bake, Chocolate No Bake, and Peanut Butter Pinwheel Because of Possible Health Risk
Deskins Candies of Bluefield, WV is recalling the following 16 oz products: Deskins Candies Peanut Butter Fudge, Deskins Candies Peanut Butter No-Bake, Deskins Candies Peanut Butter Pinwheel, and Deskins Candies Chocolate No-Bake because it has 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 experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
The following 16 oz products in question, Deskins Candies Peanut Butter Fudge, Deskins Candies Peanut Butter No-Bake, Deskins Candies Peanut Butter Pinwheel, and Deskins Candies Chocolate No-Bake were distributed as follows:
Merchants Distributor Inc Hickory, NC
Kroger Salem, VA
Grants Supermarket West Virginia and Virginia
Goodsons Supermarket West Virginia
Medical Device Recalls
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. (June 22, 2022) – BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, announced a voluntary recall on the BD™
Intraosseous Needle Set Kits, BD™ Intraosseous Manual Driver Kits and BD™ Intraosseous Powered Drivers.
Certain lots within the expiration date of these intraosseous products may result in the following:
These issues may result in delays in care due to limited or non-functioning intraosseous access or could also lead to needlestick injuries.