WalMart, CVS & Family Dollar Ibuprofen Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: WalMart, CVS & Family Dollar Children's Ibuprofen Recall [US]Tris Pharma, Inc., a Monmouth Junction, New Jersey establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of WalMart, CVS and Family Dollar branded Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension due to suspected higher than stated doses of Ibuprofen and consequential risk of overdose, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health and safety hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/Y32g30mTusb

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm627780.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following children’s liquid pain relief drugs are subject to this recall (in alphabetical order):

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Teva Pharmaceuticals Valsartan Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Teva Pharmaceuticals Valsartan Recall [US]Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, a Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey establishment, recalls all current batch/lots of Amlodipine/Valsartan Combination Tablets and Amlodipine/Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide Combination Tablets due to suspected contamination N-nitroso-diethylamine (“NDEA”) a probable human carcinogen., all serious health and safety hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/YzxN30mRMeY

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm626802.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following drugs are subject to this recall:

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EU issues 31 Product, Toy & Vehicle Recalls

European Union FlagBelgium/Brussels: The European Union issues Report 48 of its Rapid Alert System containing 31 new consumer, automotive and industrial-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, caregivers, drivers, health and safety workers, company owners, supervisors and others: http://ht.ly/yS2a30mQ8zX

Direct link: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.weeklyOverview&web_report_id=3172&Year=2018&lng=en

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Zweigle’s Olive Loaf Pork Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: Zweigle’s branded Olive Loaf Pork Recall [US]Zweigle’s Inc., a Rochester, New York establishment, recalls an estimated 6,082 pounds of Zweigle’s branded ready-to-eat Olive Loaf Pork products due to suspected risk of Sodium Nitrite levels in excess of the US regulatory limit, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. In addition, Sodium Nitrite is a suspected risk factor for the formation of Carcinogenic Nitrosamines, Cancer-producing compounds.

USDA: http://ht.ly/Gljy30lW3eM

Direct link: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2018/recall-082-2018-release

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Olive Loaf Pork products produced from June 29, 2018 through August 27, 2018 are subject to this recall:

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Valsartan Drug Recall Expands [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Valsartan Drug Recall [Canada]Health Canada expands its recall of various  Valsartan-based drugs due to the suspected presence of N-nitrosodimethylamine (“NDMA”), a potential human carcinogen, and consequential risk of Cancer, all serious health and safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/L4HR30lsJFP

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67552a-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Valsartan-based Drugs are subject to this recall:

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Valsartan Drug Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Valsartan Drug Recall [Canada]Various pharmaceutical manufacturers have recalled numerous formulations of Valsartan-based drugs due to the presence of N-nitrosodimethylamine (“NDMA”), a potential human carcinogen, and consequential risk of Cancer, all serious health and safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/8AUo30l0pu8

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67202a-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Drugs are subject to this recall:

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EU issues 31 Product, Toy & Vehicle Recalls

FlagEUBelgium/Brussels: The European Union issues Report 21-2018 of its Rapid Alert System containing 31 new consumer, automotive and industrial-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, caregivers, drivers, health and safety workers, company owners, supervisors and others: http://ht.ly/AgKx30kddpP

Direct link: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.weeklyOverview&web_report_id=2892&Year=2018

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