Monday, January 9, 2012
Bottles may contain broken or stray pills
Drugmaker Novartis is voluntarily recalling bottles of Excedrin, NoDoz, Gas-X-Prevention and Bufferin in the U.S. because they may contain stray pills or broken or chipped tablets. Select bottles of these over the counter medications are under recall after an internal review and complaints of "broken gelcaps, chipped tablets and inconsistent bottle packaging line clearance practices" where inspectors could not rule out the possibility of pills getting into the wrong bottles, according to a release from the company. The company has not received any complaints about the possible mix-ups or broken tablets and says there have been no reports of health issues leading to the recall. Here are all medications on the recall list: Novartis is asking…
Thursday, November 17, 2011
The recall is for Natural Peanut Butter Chunky with best-if-used-by dates of Aug. 3 and 4, 2012.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
The voluntary recall includes bags of The Farmers Market lettuce and sandwich rings.
Giant Eagle has issued a voluntary recalling its Farmers Market shredded Iceburg lettuce and certain deli sandwich rings that included the lettuce. The Food and Drug Administration told Giant Eagle it had found listeria in a random sample of its Farmers Market lettuce, according to a press release from the grocery chain. The sample from River Ranch Fresh Foods had a use-by date of Oct. 14. Contamination is possible in the large and small Italian sandwich rings, the large and mini New York sandwich rings, and the large and mini All American sandwich rings. Giant Eagle has removed potentially affected lettuce bags and sandwich rings from its shelves. Shoppers should return recalled products to Giant Eagle stores, or simply throw them out. As…
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Customers can return products to stores for refunds
Cargill Value Added Meats Retail has issued a voluntary recall on about 185,000 pounds of ground turkey products. According to a press release from the Cargill company, the recall affects 85 percent lean ground turkey produced at the Springdale, Ark. facility on Aug. 23, 24, 30 and 31. The facility is the same one that was involved in a recall in early August. According to the release, the U.S. Department of Agriculture found the same strain of Salmonella Heidelberg that was present in the previous recall during a review of the facility. There was one test sample that was positive for the bacteria. Cargill has voluntarily stopped production of ground turkey products at that location until further measures can be taken and approved by the…
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Giant Eagle stores remove products for salmonella risk from its area locations.
Meat giant Cargill Inc. is recalling close to 36 million pounds of ground turkey following a salmonella outbreak that has killed one and sickened more than 70 people across the country, including some in Ohio. The United States Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday that the products may be contaminated with a multi-drug resistant strain of Salmonella Heidelberg. Cargill products potentially affected were produced at the company’s Springdale, Ark. facility from Feb. 20, 2011, through Aug. 2, 2011, according to a company press release. Giant Eagle stores in Northeast Ohio began removing the food giant’s ground turkey products from its shelves and meat cases Wednesday. Products on the Recall List Sold at Giant Eagle: Service Meat Case…