Archive for the ‘Recall Information’ Category

Fentanyl Pain Patch Recall

Last week, PriCara, and Actavis Group, both announced that Fentanyl Duragesic Patches were being voluntarily recalled as a precaution from wholesalers and pharmacies.

Fentanyl pain patches are designed to deliver a controlled dose for patients suffering from moderate to severe chronic pain that cannot be treated by a combination of narcotic, short-acting or non-narcotic pain products. Fentanyl a is a powerful narcotic gel that if comes in direct contact with a patient’s or caregiver’s skin, it may cause difficulty breathing, produce life-threatening side effects and even death.

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Wal-Mart recalls dog treats

Yet another China-made product is being recalled in America. Wal-Mart is pulling two dog treat products from its shelves after consumers reported it made their dogs ill. A Philadelphia television station reported last week that a 2-year old Chihuahua died after eating Bestro Chicken Jerky Strips. The station reported that an autopsy found the dog died of an infection caused by toxic bacteria. The FDA is investigating.

Fisher-Price, Inc. Toy Recall

Beware if you, like millions of other parents, have Elmo, Dora or Big Bird toys lying around the house. Close to one million of these toys have been recalled by Fisher-Price because their paint has toxic lead. Visit the company website for a complete listing of all the recalled toys and take the toys away from your children. Meanwhile, perhaps it’s time America starts examining China’s manufacturing procedures. In June, toy maker RC2 Corp. recalled numerous wooden Thomas & Friends toys due to concerns that these Chinese manufactured toys contain lead paint.

Veggie Booty Recalled

A popular snack is being recalled after reports of 51 cases of salmonella poisoning in 17 states. All lots and sizes of Veggie Booty Snack Food are being recalled, the company said, following a report of 51 cases of salmonella poisoning that may be associated with the product. The maker of the snack food, Robert’s American Gourmet Food Inc. based in Sea Cliff, N.Y., has stopped making and distributing the snack food, pending results of the investigation, according to the company’s website.