CDC Final Update on Salmonella Agbeni Outbreak [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia based health promotion and disease prevention authority, issues its final update on the outbreak of Salmonella Agbeni infections linked to Duncan Hines Cake Mixes after officials in Oregon identified Salmonella Agbeni in a box of Duncan Hines Classic White Cake Mix.

CDC: http://ht.ly/1AHa30nkMWE

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/agbeni-11-18/index.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this Salmonella Agbeni outbreak appears to have begun in June 2018 with cases reported from Illnesses started on dates from June 13, 2018, to October 5, 2018. As of January 14, 2019, however, this outbreak appears to be over.

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CDC Issues Final Romaine Lettuce Update [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia based health promotion and disease prevention authority, issues its final update on the outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to Romaine Lettuce due to Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 infections linked to Romaine.

CDC: http://ht.ly/bhvR30ngukU

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s0109-final-ecoli-update.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this E. coli O157:H7 outbreak appears to have begun in October with cases reported from October 8, 2018 to December 13, 2018. As of January 9, 2019, this outbreak appears to be over.

 

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Norwex branded Bathroom Cleaner Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Norwex branded Bathroom Cleaner Recall [Canada]Norwex Canada Inc., a Dauphin, Manitoba establishment, recalls an estimated 14,303 bottles of Norwex branded Bathroom Cleaner due to suspected failure to meet Canadian chemical hazard labelling and child-resistant packaging regulations for consumer products as set out in the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage and death, all serious health and safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/5Tw130ncLdt

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/68766r-eng.php

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

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Bio-Green & Bio-Blue Chemical Product Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Bio-Green & Bio-Blue Chemical Product Recall [Canada]Reliance Products Ltd., a Winnipeg, Manitoba establishment, recalls an estimated 50,840 Bio-Green Digester, Bio-Blue Fluid and Bio-Blue Toilet Deodorant household chemical products due to failure to provide chemical hazard labelling and child-resistant packaging for consumer products as set out in Canada’s Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act and consequential risk of oral injury, internal burns and GI tract chemical damage, all serious and potential fatal hazards, requiring immediate medical intervention.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/Yu5I30n8v0G

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/68622r-eng.php

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Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Household Chemical products are subject to this recall:

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GNC Women’s Iron Dietary Supplement Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: GNC Women's Iron Dietary Supplement Recall [US]General Nutrition Corp., a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania establishment recalls an estimated 756,000 blister packs of GNC Women’s Iron Complete Dietary Supplement products due to suspected failure to meet US Federal child resistant closure requirements and consequential risk of ingestion, poisoning, kidney damage and overdose, all serious health hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/qlaZ30n5Dqs

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Womens-Iron-Complete-Supplements-Recalled-by-GNC-Due-to-Failure-to-Meet-Child-Resistant-Closure-Requirement-Risk-of-Poisoning

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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain GNC branded Women’s Iron Complete Dietary Supplements, sold in 60-count caplets.

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Vermont Packinghouse Beef Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: Logo - United States Department of Agriculture ("USDA") Vermont Packinghouse, LLC, a North Springfield, Vermont establishment, recalls an estimated 10,828 pounds of Raw Intact Bone-In Beef Quarters from cattle identified as being over 30 months of age because these food products may contain Specified Risk Materials (“SRM”), specifically vertebral column (i.e., spine) of the animals with consequential risk of Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (“BSE”), commonly known as Mad Cow Disease, a neurodegenerative disease of cattle. Spread to humans BSE is believed to result in variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (“vCJD”), a severe illness with life-changing complications including death, all serious health hazards.

USDA: http://ht.ly/NqaR30n5lZg

Direct link: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2018/recall-121-2018-release

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The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the recalled Beef carcasses were slaughtered from February 8, 2018 to June 8, 2018 and were sold as follows:

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Acetaminophen Oral Medicine Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Acetaminophen Oral Drop Recall [Canada]Laboratoire Riva Inc. and Laboratoires Trianon Inc., related companies based in Blainville, Quebec, recalls an estimated 50,000 units of over-the-counter strawberry-flavoured Biomedic, Option+, Personnelle, Selection, or Laboratoires Trianon Inc branded Acetaminophen Oral Drops for infants due to suspected failure to meet Canadian regulations for child-resistant packaging injury hazard and consequential risks of overdose, nausea, liver injury, and death, all serious health and safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/twhA30mXqJF

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/68574a-eng.php

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

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