Walmart, Walgreens and CVS Eye Drops Recalls
Today FDA posted info about a voluntary recall of multiple OTC & Rx ophthalmic products incl. some eye drops & ointments from Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc., due to the potential for nonsterility. To date, Altaire has no reports of adverse events. https://t.co/pSsP4FqT3U
— U.S. FDA (@US_FDA) July 16, 2019
Eye drops sold at Walmart, Walgreens and CVS have been recalled over concerns that they’re not sterile. Using non-sterile eye drops can lead to potentially life-threatening infections. Although this recall covers many different products and brand names, they were all made by Altair Pharmaceuticals.
— U.S. FDA (@FDArecalls) July 16, 2019
Pita Pal Foods, LP has issued a recall for their hummus products made between May 30, 2019, and June 25, 2019, over concerns of Listeria. Listeria can cause high fever, headaches, nausea, diarrhea and abdominal pain. In young children and the elderly, it can be fatal.
Beef and Chicken Recalls
Ada Valley Beef
— USDA Food Safety (@USDAFoodSafety) July 13, 2019
Ada Valley Gourmet Foods as recalled almost 4,000 pounds of premixed raw ground beef meatloaves out of concern that they may contain bits of metal. The 5-pound packages were shipped to hospitals in Arizona, California and Nevada.
Fieldsource Food Systems Beef and Chicken
— USDA Food Safety (@USDAFoodSafety) July 15, 2019
A recall on uncooked, marinated bags of beef and chicken have been recalled due to undeclared allergens. The products being recalled contain wheat, but this is not listed on the label. They were shipped to grocery stores in California.
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