Mical Seafood Inc. Voluntarily Expands Tuna Recall for Possible Scombroid Poisoning

    Summary Company Announcement Date: October 10, 2019 FDA Publish Date: October 15, 2019 Product Type: Food & BeveragesFish Reason for Announcement: Recall Reason Description Elevated levels of histamine Company Name: Mical Seafood, Inc. Brand Name: Brand Name(s) Mical Seafood Product Description: Product Description Yellowfin Tuna loins, poke, steaks, ground meat and saku Company Announcement Mical…

    Peekay International Inc. Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in “KESHAV Dry Apricot”

    Summary Company Announcement Date: October 15, 2019 FDA Publish Date: October 16, 2019 Product Type: Food & BeveragesFruit/Fruit Product Reason for Announcement: Recall Reason Description Sulfites Company Name: Peekay International Inc. Brand Name: Brand Name(s) Product Description: Product Description Dry Apricot Company Announcement Peekay International Inc. 56 12 56th Street, Maspeth, NY is recalling its…

    Focusing on Contact Lens Safety

    Español Approximately 45 million Americans wear contact lenses. In addition to offering flexibility, convenience, and a “no-glasses” appearance, contacts help correct a variety of vision disorders, including nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and poor focusing with reading material. But contact lenses also present potential risks. Contact lenses are worn directly on your eyes and can lead to serious…

    Updated: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Expands Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP and Losartan Potassium / Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP

    Summary Company Announcement Date: September 23, 2019 FDA Publish Date: September 19, 2019 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Recall Reason Description Due to the Detection of N-Methylnitrosobutyric acid (NMBA) Company Name: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Brand Name: Brand Name(s) Torrent Pharma Product Description: Product Description Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP and Losartan Potassium/Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP Company…

    Sandoz Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Ranitidine Hydrochloride Capsules 150mg and 300mg Due to An Elevated Amount of Unexpected Impurity, N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), in the Product

    Summary Company Announcement Date: September 23, 2019 FDA Publish Date: September 23, 2019 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Recall Reason Description Due to an Elevated Amount of Unexpected Impurity, N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) Company Name: Sandoz Inc. Brand Name: Brand Name(s) Sandoz Inc. Product Description: Product Description Ranitidine Hydrochloride Capsules Company Announcement Sandoz Inc. is voluntarily…

    Apotex Corp. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Ranitidine Tablets 75mg and 150mg (All pack sizes and Formats) due to the potential for Detection of an Amount of Unexpected Impurity,N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) Impurity in the product

    Summary Company Announcement Date: September 25, 2019 FDA Publish Date: September 25, 2019 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Recall Reason Description Contain a nitrosamine impurity called N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) Company Name: Apotex Corp. Brand Name: Brand Name(s) Apotex Corp. Product Description: Product Description Ranitidine Tablets 75mg and 150mg Company Announcement Apotex Corp. is voluntarily, on…

    Three New Federal Cases Allege Illegal Distribution of Male Sexual Enhancement Pills Falsely Branded as ‘Herbal’ Medicine

    Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeCentral District of California FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, May 15, 2019 LOS ANGELES – Three companies and five executives have agreed to plead guilty to federal criminal charges alleging that they purchased and resold millions of dollars’ worth of pharmaceutical-grade erectile dysfunction pills that were falsely labeled as male herbal remedies. The anticipated guilty…

    Two Former New England Compounding Center Pharmacists Sentenced

    Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, May 30, 2019 BOSTON – Two former clean room pharmacists at New England Compounding Center (NECC) were sentenced this week in federal court in Boston in connection with the 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak. Gene Svirskiy, 38, of Ashland, Mass., was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District…

    Mavidon Issues Voluntary Worldwide Recall of LemonPrep® Tubes and Single Use Cups

    Summary Company Announcement Date: September 26, 2019 FDA Publish Date: September 26, 2019 Product Type: Medical Devices Reason for Announcement: Recall Reason Description Burkholderia cepacia Company Name: Mavidon Brand Name: Brand Name(s) Product Description: Product Description Skin prepping lotion for enhancement of signal quality at electrode site Company Announcement Mavidon is voluntarily recalling 21 lots…

    Two Sentenced for Participating in Online Drug Distribution and Money Laundering Scheme

    Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeWestern District of Pennsylvania FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, September 8, 2019 PITTSBURGH – One resident of India and one resident of Canada have been sentenced in federal court on convictions stemming from their roles in an online drug distribution and money laundering conspiracy, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today. United States…