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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Hy-Vee Cheesecake Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Hy-Vee Cheesecake Recall [US]Hy-Vee, Inc., a West Des Moines, Iowa establishment, recalls 32 varieties of Cheesecakes certain batch/lots of Diamond Crystal Brands Cheesecake Mix due to suspected risk of Salmonella contamination and consequential risk of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/g7gd30nhZa2

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm629310.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Cheesecake products are subject to this recall (in alphabetical order):

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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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Rhino 5k Dietary Supplement Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Rhino 5k Dietary Supplement Recall [US]Happy Together, Inc. a Boynton Beach, Florida, establishment, recalls all current batch/lots of Rhino 5k Dietary Supplement Capsules due to suspected Sildenafil and Tadalafil contamination, all serious health and safety hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/JBPm30nfyPo

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm629353.htm

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

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Grand Strand Sandwich Sub & Wedge Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Grand Strand Sandwich Subs & Wedge Recall [US]Grand Strand Sandwich Company, a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Lunch Box Italian Subs, Lunch Box Ham & Swiss Croissants and Lunch Box Ham & Cheese Frozen Wedges due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risk of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/EQtJ30neMS1

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm629322.htm

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

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US Government Health & Safety Agency Shutdown

US FlagUS/Washington: White HouseDue to the decision of the Trump Administration to shut down several key health and safety regulatory authorities within the US Federal government, we are unable to supply certain US-based recall notifications and product warnings as usual.

We believe the Administration’s capricious actions unnecessarily endanger the health and safety of hundreds of millions of Americans and will continue to do so for the duration of the Trump shutdown. Currently, the following agencies are affected by the situation:

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Torrent Pharma Losartan Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Torrent Pharma Losartan Recall [US]Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited, an Ahmedabad, Gujarat establishment, expands its existing recalls from two (2) lots of Losartan Potassium Tablets USP to a total of ten (10) lots all unexpired batch/lots of due to suspected N-Nitrosodimethylamine (“NDMA”) contamination and consequential risks of Carcinogen damage and Cancer, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/RmeV30ndMED

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm629261.htm

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

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