Sunshine Mills, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain Products Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Aflatoxin


Sunshine Mills, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of certain products due to potentially elevated levels of Aflatoxin above the acceptable limit. Aflatoxin is a naturally occurring by-product from the growth of Aspergillus flavus and can be harmful to pets if consumed in significant quantities. No illnesses have been reported in association…

FDA Warns Consumers To Avoid Certain Products With Hiden and Potentially Dangerous Drug Ingredients


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 30, 3031)---the FDA  issued a letter to notify Amazon about its distribution of certain products with hidden and potentially dangerous drug ingredients represented as conventional foods or dietary supplements for weight loss, body building, pain relief, sleep aids, and sexual enhancement.  The agency wrote an untiled…

Outbreak Investigation of Salmonella Weltevreden: Shrimp (April 2021)


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 21, 2021)--- The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, investigated a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Weltevreden infections linked to the consumption of frozen cooked shrimp manufactured by Avanti Frozen Foods of India. On 7/21/2021, the CDC announced that this outbreak is over. Investigation Background On January…

Potential Concerns with NuVasive MAGEC System Implants – FDA Safety Communication


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 16, 2021)--The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing patients, their caregivers, and health care providers of potential mechanical failures and concerns about tissue incompatibility (biocompatibility) associated with components of the following NuVasive Specialized Orthopedics’ MAGEC devices: MAGEC Spinal Bracing and Distraction System MAGEC 2…

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Specific NEUTROGENA® and AVEENO® Aerosol Sunscreen Products Due to the Presence of Benzene


(July 14, 2021)---today Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (JJCI) is voluntarily recalling all lots of five NEUTROGENA® and AVEENO® aerosol sunscreen product lines to the consumer level. Internal testing identified low levels of benzene in some samples of the products. Consumers should stop using the affected products and follow the…

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Ordered Johnson & Johnson To Destroy Up To 60 million Contaminated Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine Produced At Baltimore


SEOUL, June 12 (Yonhap) -- Johnson & Johnson's Janssen COVID-19 vaccine supplied to South Korea was not produced in a troubled Baltimore factory that was forced to throw out about 60 million doses over possible contamination, the health ministry said Saturday. South Korea has been administering Janssen's single-shot vaccine since…

CDC investigating backyard salmonella outbreaks across 43 states, including Georgia


ATLANTA (May 21, 2021)--So far, 163 people have reported getting sick, including nine from Georgia. — The CDC is investigating salmonella outbreaks across 43 states, including Georgia. The agency believes the outbreaks are likely linked to people keeping backyard chickens. So far, 163 people have reported getting sick, including nine from…

FDA In Brief: FDA Issues Procedural Notice on Potential Plans to Conduct Research About Use of ‘Healthy’ Symbols on Food Products


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 6, 2021)----today  the FDA issued a procedural notice on potential plans to conduct research about the use of "healthy" symbols on food products. "The FDA understands that consumers want healthy choices when it comes to food and nutrition. Today, we are issuing a procedural notice…