Eli Lilly and Company Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of GLUCAGON® Emergency Kit Due to Loss of Potency
Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) is voluntarily recalling lot D239382D, Expiration April 2022, of Glucagon Emergency Kit for Low Blood Sugar (Glucagon for Injection, 1 mg per vial; Diluent for Glucagon, 1 mL syringe), to the consumer/user level. Lilly is recalling lot D239382D to the patient level because of a product complaint reporting that the vial of Glucagon was in liquid form instead of the powder form. The firm’s investigation indicates that the liquid in this Glucagon vial could be related to the manufacturing process. The use of the liquid form of this product may fail to treat severe low blood sugar due to loss of potency.
IntegraDose Compounding Services, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Cefazolin Injection Products Due to a Lack of Sterility Assurance
Minneapolis, Minnesota, IntegraDose Compounding Services is voluntarily recalling nine lots, listed in the table below, of cefazolin 2 gram in 20 mL syringe for injection and two lots of cefazolin 3 gram in 100 mL 0.9% sodium chloride bag for injection due to a lack of sterility assurance resulting from compounding in a newly installed biologic safety cabinet without completing dynamic smoke study testing.
Intravenous administration of a non-sterile drug could result in serious infections ranging from fever, chills, and malaise, to severe adverse events such as septicemia, bacterial meningitides and wound infection which may be life-threatening. The possibility of a breach in sterility assurance in distributed product, while not confirmed, cannot be eliminated. No batches of product have been identified as containing microorganisms. To date, IntegraDose Compounding Services has not received reports of any adverse events associated with this issue for these lots.
Cefazolin is an antibiotic and the products are packaged in zip-locking bags containing ten units. The lots were distributed nationwide in the USA to hospitals from 8/12/21 to 9/15/21. IntegraDose Compounding Services has initiated an investigation to determine the root cause and corrective and preventative actions.
Food & Beverage Recalls
Suntree Snack Foods, LLC. Issues Voluntary Recall of Roasted Salted Cashew Halves & Pieces and Trail Mix Containing Roasted Salted Cashews Due to Potential Presence of Glass Pieces
Committed to quality and out of an abundance of caution, SunTree Snack Foods LLC, of Phoenix, AZ, is recalling specific items of Happy Belly, Prince & Spring, Harris Teeter, and HEB brand names that contain specific lots of cashews due to the potential presence of glass pieces.
No injuries have been reported to date. Although our investigation is ongoing, we believe the source of the glass is cashews that were an ingredient common to the products subject to this recall. SunTree Snack Foods, LLC is taking this action out of an abundance of caution.
The recalled packages were distributed to retail stores in District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. SunTree Snack Foods is initiating the voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution to protect public health.
Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Milk and Egg in Apple and Cherry Pies Sold at Five Whole Foods Market Stores in Mid-Atlantic Region
Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling select whole and sliced Apple and Cherry Pies from five stores in the Mid-Atlantic Region because they contain undeclared milk and egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The affected products were sold at the below Whole Foods Market locations:
- • 316 Kentlands Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD
- • 175 N Pottstown Pike, Exton, PA
- • 2101 Pennsylvania Ave., Philadelphia, PA
- • 1111 North Bethlehem Pike, Springhouse, PA
- • 1700 Duke St., Alexandria, VA