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Supplements laced with dangerous ingredients recalled

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Gadget Island Inc., doing business as Gear Isle, is recalling four brands of dietary supplements because they are laced with several hidden drugs that can cause life-threatening side effects in some people. The recall affects the following Gadget Island supplements: Rhino 7 Platinum 5000, UPC 617135861224, LOT# R7-D5K1011H Papa Zen 3000, UPC 718122032587, LOT# NSS050888 Fifty Shades 6000, UPC 4026666146056, LOT# No Lot Number Grande X 5800, UPC 640793555440, LOT# No Lot Number A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) laboratory analysis has determined the supplements to contain undeclared sildenafil, tadalafil and desmethyl carbodenafil. Sildenafil and tadalafil are the active ingredients ... Read More

Ford trucks recalled for seat belt defect

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More than 100,000 Ford 2015-2017 F-150, F-250 and F-350 trucks equipped with a crew cab are under recall for a potentially defective seat belts. Certain trucks are equipped with a left rear inflatable seat belt buckle that may separate from its mounting bracket, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The defect fails to adhere to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety standards ensuring seat belts are correctly anchored to prevent occupants from being injured in an accident, including being thrown from a car. This recall comes as almost a million Hyundai Sonatas were recalled earlier this year for a ... Read More

Dressers recalled at start of Baby Safety Month

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This month the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association along with safety organizations across the country are stressing the importance of childproofing your home as part of Baby Safety Month 2017. This year’s theme is properly using straps on children’s products, according to Baby Safety Zone. Falls are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries to children, and each day 8,000 American children are treated for fall-related injuries. Experts stress the importance of always using the straps on baby gear to secure your precious cargo as the best way to reduce the risk of a fall. Other potential injuries to address when babyproofing ... Read More

Daytrana ADHD patches recalled

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More than a million patches of the ADHD medication Daytrana have been recalled because the patches no longer meet the release liner removal specifications and/or z-statistic. This error can make it difficult for patients and caregivers to remove the liners from the Daytrana patches. The recall was initiated by Noven Therapeutics and involves six lots, each with more than 100,000 units. Daytrana, which contains the active ingredient methylphenidate, is a once-daily patch that comes in four sizes. Each size delivers a different dosage strength designed to help manage the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children ages 6-17. The ... Read More

Medtronic recalls MiniMed infusion sets

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Medtronic is recalling specific lots of MiniMed infusion sets used with all models of Medtronic insulin pumps because the vent membrane in affected sets can become blocked with fluid during the priming/fill-tubing process. This can lead to a potential over-delivery of insulin shortly after an infusion set change, which could cause hypoglycemia, or high blood sugar. Infusion sets affected by the recall hit the market in April 2017 and include a design update of the component the company believes is casing the over-delivery of insulin after an infusion set is changed. Medtronic recommends that customers only use infusion sets made ... Read More

Dietary supplement for infants recalled

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Garden of Life LLC, is recalling its new Baby Organic Liquid, a dietary supplement for infants, because the directions for use may be misinterpreted, causing swallowing difficulties and a potential choking hazard to infants due to the thickness of the liquid. Baby Organic Liquid issued the recall after learning that a parent had difficulties with the safe administration of the product into a newborn’s mouth. No infants have been hospitalized or suffered similar injuries after being given the product, but the company said it wanted to take all necessary precautions in an abundance of caution. Consumers who have Baby Organic Liquid ... Read More

More Maradol papayas recalled due to Salmonella risk

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Bravo Produce Inc., of San Ysidro, California, is recalling Maradol papayas, grown by Productores y Exportadores de Carica Papaya de Tecomán y Costa Alegre SPR of RL and packed by Frutas Selectas de Tijuana, S. de RL de CV, because laboratory testing by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed Salmonella in some of the papayas. Salmonella is a bacteria that can cause infections that can be serious or life threatening in some people, including children, the elderly and individuals with weakened immune systems. Symptoms include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, Salmonella infection can result ... Read More

Cardiac assist devices recalled

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Datascope Corp./MAQUET is recalling some of its Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IABP) because a defect with the cardiac assist devices’ false detection alarm sends an ingress of fluid into the Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump. If a patient requires circulatory support with and the device does not work, or if therapy is stopped during use without a replacement IABP available, device failure may result in immediate and serious adverse health consequences, including death. IABPs are used to assist patients undergoing cardiac and non-cardiac surgery, and to treat patients with acute coronary syndrome or complications from heart failure. Affected Datascope Corp./MAQUET IABP devices have ... Read More

Genentech recalls blood clot busting drug

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Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, is recalling three lots of the blood clot busting medication Activase co-packaged with sterile water for injection because the vials may be leaking from a crack or chip at the neck. Use of this product could result in adverse events including fever, chills, phlebitis, and granuloma, or more serious adverse events including sepsis or invasive systemic infections. To date, Genentech has not received any reports of adverse events associated with use of Activase packaged with sterile water for injection. Activase contains the active ingredient alteplase, which is supplied directly to hospitals and used ... Read More

Country Fresh diced vegetables recalled

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Country Fresh Orlando is recalling 5,999 cases of various diced vegetables because the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may experience short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women. The diced vegetables include Fajita Blend, Stir Fry Vegetable, and Vegetable Kabob, distributed to Southeastern Grocers in Florida; Green Pepper Diced distributed to Southeastern Grocers in Florida and ... Read More