Understanding Food Labeling Changes Instituted During the Pandemic

The following are FAQs related to FDA’s Temporary Policy Regarding Certain Food Labeling Requirements During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: Minor Formulation Changes and Vending Machines. Why is the FDA providing flexibility to manufacturers, under limited circumstances, to make minor formulation changes without reflecting these changes on the package label? On May 22, 2020, the FDA […]

Food Shopping Safety Tips During the Pandemic

As grocery shopping remains a necessity during this pandemic, many people have questions about how to shop safely. We want to reassure consumers that there is currently no evidence of human or animal food or food packaging being associated with transmission of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. This particular coronavirus causes respiratory illness and is […]

Wintergreen Essential Oil Recalled for Faulty Packaging

Name of product: GloryBee Wintergreen Essential Oil Hazard: The product contains the substance methyl salicylate which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). The packaging of the product is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children. Remedy: Refund […]

Moisturizer and Disinfectant Recalled for Undeclared Methanol

Summary Company Announcement Date: July 06, 2020 FDA Publish Date: July 06, 2020 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Potential presence of methanol (wood alcohol). Company Name: ITECH 361 Brand Name: All Clean Product Description: Hand sanitizer Company Announcement ITECH 361 is voluntarily recalling 18,940 bottles of All Clean Hand Sanitizer, Moisturizer and Disinfectant sold in […]

Metformin 750mg ER Tablets Recalled for Impurities

Summary Company Announcement Date: July 03, 2020 FDA Publish Date: July 06, 2020 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) Company Name: Baxter International Inc. Brand Name: Granules Product Description: Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets USP, 750 mg Company Announcement Granules Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Chantilly, VA is voluntarily recalling twelve (12) lots of Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release […]

Chicken Nuggets Recalled for Foreign Matter Contamination

News Release Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation Recalls Chicken Breast Nugget Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination Class II Recall014-2020 Health Risk: LowJun 28, 2020 En Español Congressional and Public Affairs Maribel Alonso (202) 720-9113 [email protected]   WASHINGTON, June 28, 2020 – Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 59,800 pounds of fully cooked […]

Antiseptic Hand Rub Recalled for Undeclared Methanol

Summary Company Announcement Date: July 02, 2020 FDA Publish Date: July 02, 2020 Product Type: Cosmetics Drugs Skin Care Products Reason for Announcement: Undeclared methanol Company Name: Transliquid Technologies LLC Brand Name: Mystic Shield Product Description: Mystic Shield Protection Topical Solution Company Announcement Transliquid Technologies LLC is voluntarily recalling all Mystic Shield Protection Topical Solution, […]

Five Cheese Stuffed Shells Recalled for Health Risk

Summary Company Announcement Date: June 30, 2020 FDA Publish Date: June 30, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Reason for Announcement: Potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes Company Name: Garland Ventures Ltd. Brand Name: Garland Ventures Ltd. Product Description: Five Cheese Stuffed Shells Company Announcement Garland Ventures Ltd of Garland, Texas is voluntary recalling […]

Hand Sanitizer Recalled for Undeclared Methanol

Summary Company Announcement Date: June 29, 2020 FDA Publish Date: June 29, 2020 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Potential presence of methanol (wood alcohol) Company Name: UVT, INC. Brand Name: Saniderm Product Description: Advanced Hand Sanitizer, 70% alcohol content Company Announcement UVT, INC. is voluntarily recalling 38,830 liters of SANIDERM ADVANCED HAND SANITIZER, packaged […]

Shrimp Poke Recalled for Possible Health Risk

Summary Company Announcement Date: June 28, 2020 FDA Publish Date: June 29, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Shellfish Reason for Announcement: Potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes Company Name: Norpac Fisheries Export Brand Name: Garlic Shrimp Poke Product Description: Garlic Shrimp Poke Company Announcement Norpac Fisheries Export is recalling all fresh shrimp poke […]

Allergy Alert: Red Velvet Cheesecake Recalled for Undeclared Nuts

Summary Company Announcement Date: June 29, 2020 FDA Publish Date: June 29, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Bakery Product/Mix Reason for Announcement: Undeclared walnuts Company Name: Whole Foods Market Brand Name: Whole Foods Market Product Description: Red Velvet Cheesecake slices Company Announcement Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling Red Velvet Cheesecake Slices from 36 […]

Hand Sanitizer Recalled for Undeclared Methanol

Summary Company Announcement Date: June 26, 2020 FDA Publish Date: June 27, 2020 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: May contain methanol (wood alcohol) Company Name: Saniderm Products Brand Name: Saniderm Product Description: Advanced Hand Sanitizer Company Announcement Saniderm Products (Saniderm) is voluntarily recalling Saniderm Advanced Hand Sanitizer, packaged in 1-liter bottles to the consumer […]

Marketside Classic Iceberg Salad Recalled for Cyclospora

Summary Company Announcement Date: June 25, 2020 FDA Publish Date: June 26, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Reason for Announcement: Possible Cyclospora Contamination Company Name: Fresh Express Brand Name: Marketside Product Description: Classic Iceberg Salad Company Announcement Fresh Express, out of an abundance of caution, has issued a recall of a limited quantity of […]

Ice Cream Recalled for Undeclared Allergen

Summary Company Announcement Date: June 24, 2020 FDA Publish Date: June 25, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Ice Cream/Frozen Dairy Allergens Reason for Announcement: May contain undeclared milk ingredients Company Name: Beyond Better Foods, LLC Brand Name: Enlightened Product Description: Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Company Announcement Beyond Better Foods, LLC, is recalling select […]

Signature Farms Garden Salad Recalled for Cyclospora Contamination

Summary Company Announcement Date: June 19, 2020 FDA Publish Date: June 25, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Foodborne Illness Reason for Announcement: Possible Cyclospora Contamination Company Name: Jewel-Osco Brand Name: Signature Farms Product Description: Garden Salad Company Announcement In cooperation with the Fresh Express recall of bagged salads potentially linked to an outbreak of […]

Contact Lenses Recalled for Potential Health Risk

Summary Company Announcement Date: June 24, 2020 FDA Publish Date: June 24, 2020 Product Type: Medical Devices Reason for Announcement: Distributed without FDA clearance may pose health risk Company Name: Chengdu Ai Qin E-commerce Co., Ltd Brand Name: TTDeye Product Description: Colored contact lenses Company Announcement On June 18, 2020, Chengdu Ai Qin E-commerce Co., […]

Allergy Alert: 7-Select Yogurt Pretzels Recalled for Undeclared Peanuts

Summary Company Announcement Date: June 23, 2020 FDA Publish Date: June 23, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Snack Food Item Allergens Reason for Announcement: Undeclared Peanuts Company Name: Mount Franklin Foods Brand Name: 7-Select Product Description: Yogurt Pretzels Company Announcement Mount Franklin Foods, LLC dba Azar Nut Company of El Paso, TX is voluntarily […]

Aldi Recalls Little Salad Bar Garden Salad Due to Parasite Concerns

Summary Company Announcement Date: June 23, 2020 FDA Publish Date: June 23, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Vegetable Products Foodborne Illness Reason for Announcement: Possible Cyclospora Contamination Company Name: ALDI Brand Name: Little Salad Bar Product Description: Garden Salad Company Announcement In cooperation with Fresh Express Inc., and out of an abundance of caution, […]

Understanding Telehealth and Its Role During COVID-19

Telehealth Also called: Telemedicine Email this page to a friend Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Subscribe to RSS Summary What is telehealth? Telehealth is the use of communications technologies to provide health care from a distance. These technologies may include computers, cameras, videoconferencing, the Internet, and satellite and wireless communications. Some examples of telehealth include A […]

North Star Sweet & Salty Caramel Trail Mix Recalled for Undeclared Allergen

Summary Company Announcement Date: June 22, 2020 FDA Publish Date: June 22, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Reason for Announcement: Undeclared Cashews Company Name: Flagstone Foods LLC Brand Name: Flagstone Foods LLC Product Description: North Star Sweet & Salty Caramel Trail Mix Company Announcement Flagstone Foods LLC, of Robersonville, NC, is recalling its 14-ounce […]

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