Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Recalls and Alerts: March 27, 2013

Here is today's list of food safety recalls, product withdrawals, allergy alerts and miscellaneous compliance issues. The live links will take you directly to the official recall notices and company news releases that contain detailed information for each recall and alert.

If you would like to receive automatic email alerts for all new articles posted on eFoodAlert, please submit your request using the sidebar link.

United States
  • Pharmaceutical Product Safety Recall: Pallimed Solutions, Inc. dba Pallimed Pharmacy (Woburn, MA) recalls all sterile compound products dispensed since January 1, 2013, after visible particulates (filaments) were observed in vials of some sterile compounded products.
  • Medical Device Safety Recall: Health Canada initiates recall of OneTouch Verio IQ Blood Glucose Meter, manufactured by Lifescan Europe (Switzerland) because the meter will not work as expected at extremely high blood glucose levels of 56.8mmol/L (1023 mg/dL) or above.
  • Allergy Alert (Italy): Ipafood s.r.l. recalls Farina di riso (rice flour) due undeclared allergen.
  • Food Safety Recall (France): The manufacturer recalls Côté Table brand Confit de foie de volaille au Porto, packed in 180g glass jars, due to possible contamination with glass fragments.
  • Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fa. Windau recalls Schinkenteewurst grob, Rügenwalder Art due to Salmonella contamination.
  • Medical Device Safety Recall (Spain): LifeScan Spain recalls OneTouch Verio® blood glucose meters due to incorrect display of extremely elevated blood glucose test results.
Some supermarket chains post recall notices on their web sites for the convenience of customers. To see whether a recalled food was carried by your favorite supermarket, follow the live link to the supermarket's recall website.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.