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More kratom recalled as part of Salmonella investigation

Two distributors of kratom-containing dietary supplement capsules and powders have issued recalls after being connected to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella poisonings that have infected at least 87 people in 35 states, sending at least 17 to the hospital for admittance. The investigation was launched last month by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and local and state agencies. Multiple distributors have recalled dozens of kratom-containing products, and officials are urging the public not to purchase or consume any kratom products because they could be contaminated with Salmonella as well. Salmonella can ... Read More

Two ED supplements recalled, contain hidden drug

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has uncovered hidden pharmaceutical drugs in two different dietary supplements manufactured, marketed and/or distributed in the U.S. for male sexual enhancement, and has requested the companies issue recalls of the tainted products because they pose a risk to public health. AMA Wholesale Inc., is recalling Rhino 69 Extreme 50000 capsules because they were found to contain tadalafil, the active ingredient in the erectile dysfunction (ED) drug Cialis. Epic Products LLC is recalling all lots of Euphoric capsules, because testing revealed the products contained undeclared tadalafil as well as sildenafil, the active ingredient in the ... Read More

More kratom recalled, linked to Salmonella outbreak

Houston, Texas-based NutriZone LLC, is expanding its recall of various kratom dietary supplements to include more products that contain the same source material as the original recalled lots. That source material was linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections that have sickened at least 87 people in 35 states, 17 of whom required hospitalization. The investigation into the outbreak was launched in March by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and local and state agencies. Several manufacturers and distributors of kratom products have already issued recalls. About two dozen additional bottles and ... Read More

Compounding pharmacy recalls all sterile drugs

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting health care officials that all products marketed as sterile by the compounding pharmacy Coastal Meds are being recalled because particles were seen floating in some vials intended for injection. During a recent inspection of Costal Meds’ plant by the FDA, investigators observed visible particles and poor sterile production practices, which further raised concerns about the particulates in Costal Meds’ drug products for injection. The company initiated a voluntary recall of all products intended to be sterile, but failed to inform the public. Injecting a drug product containing particulate matter may result in ... Read More

Pre-workout supplements recalled due to undeclared allergen

Independent Nutrition Inc., doing business as Back to Health, is recalling certain lots of its Ignite High Endurance Pre-Workout dietary supplements because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk who consume this product are at risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction. To date, Independent Nutrition has received no reports of illness related to this recall issue. Affected lots of Ignite High Endurance Pre-Workout Supplement products were sold at health food stores in California, Oregon, New Jersey and Texas between March 1, 2015, and March 31, 2018. The products were sold in ... Read More

Premier Pharmacy Labs recalls injectable drugs due to sterility issues

Premier Pharmacy Labs is recalling several lots of the injectable opioids morphine and hydromorphone and the injectable anesthesia reversal agent neostigmine methylsulfate, because the sterility of the drug products is in question. The possibility of microbial contamination was detected during routine testing of subsequent unreleased product lots due to interaction between the product syringe and tamper evident container closure, which may result in microorganisms being introduced into the products. Administering of non-sterile injections that are intended to be sterile may result in a site-specific or systemic infection, which may cause hospitalization, significant morbidity (permanent organ damage), or fatal outcome. To ... Read More

206.7 Million Eggs Recalled for Salmonella Risk

A multistate outbreak of salmonella poisoning has prompted the largest egg recall in nearly a decade. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday said the recall of 206,749,248 eggs (more than 17 million dozen) follows 22 reports of illness linked to consumption of salmonella-contaminated eggs. Food Safety News says the egg recall is the largest of its kind since 2010. The affected eggs were distributed to stores and restaurants in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. They were sold under several brand names to grocery chains and distributed in ... Read More

AdvoCare recalls supplements due to undeclared milk allergen

AdvoCare International is recalling two lots of Muscle Strength and four lots of Nighttime Recovery dietary supplements because they may contain milk. This ingredient is not listed on the bottles and could cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to milk and milk products. People who are highly sensitive to milk protein who consume these caplets from these lots may experience symptoms common to milk allergies such as gastrointestinal disturbances or allergenic skin reactions. Some of these reactions may be intense. The company says it anticipates that anyone who does experience an allergic reaction to the milk in ... Read More

More kratom supplements recalled due to Salmonella scare

Club 13 of St. Augustine, Florida, has become the latest dietary supplement company to issue a recall of its kratom-containing products as part of a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella that has sickened at least 87 people in 35 states, 17 of whom required hospitalization. Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. The investigation into Salmonella-contaminated kratom was launched by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with cooperation from local and state health agencies. ... Read More

FDA orders mandatory recall of Triangle kratom products

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a mandatory recall order for all dietary supplements and food products containing kratom manufactured, packed or held by Triangle Pharmaceuticals LLC, after several of the products were found to contain Salmonella. The agency took this action after the company failed to voluntarily recall their products. Consumers are advised to discard any kratom products from Triangle Pharmaceuticals including Raw Form Organics Maeng da Kratom Emerald Green, Raw Form Organics Maeng Da Kratom Ivory White, and Raw Form Organics Maeng Da Kratom Ruby Red. There may be additional brands of kratom-containing capsules, powders or ... Read More