The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) releases food and drug recall notices to help consumers stay informed. You can sign up to receive email notifications of Recalls, Market Withdrawals, and Safety Alerts.
Frozen Seafood Recalled
February 18, Peking Food LLC recalled Steamed Buns with Seafood for containing undeclared eggs. People with an egg allergy risk an allergic reaction by consuming these products. The frozen seafood packages were distributed to stores in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, and Puerto Rico.
The affected frozen products are packaged in plastic bags and weigh 1.5 lbs. Chef Hon brand STEAMED BUNS WITH SEAFOOD & VEGETABLE and Chef Hon brand STEAMED BUNS WITH SEAFOOD MARINATED IN XO-SAUCE are the recalled varieties.
Super Potent Morphine Recalled
February 16, Pharmakon Pharmaceuticals voluntarily recalled morphine sulfate 0.5 mg/mL preservative free in 0.9% sodium chloride, 1 mL syringe, CII, for intravenous use. Two medical facilities, one in Indiana and the other in Illinois, received the recalled product. Laboratory results showed that the morphine sulfate is super-potent which can cause serious injuries including coma and death.
Healthcare professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse reactions to FDA MedWatch.
Raw Pistachios Recalled
February 16, Lipari Foods, LLC, voluntarily issued a recall of various raw pistachio products due to risk of salmonella.
Affected products were distributed under the following brand names: Blue Goose Market, Hollywood Market, Market Fresh Fine Foods, Roger’s Foodland, Marv & Alison’s Marketplace, Long Lake Market, Martin’s, Holiday Market, The Purple Onion, Trentwood Farms, Angeli Foods, Market Square, Village Food Market, Martha’s Vineyard, Remke Market, or as generic product without branding.
Food service and retail stores throughout Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and West Virginia received the recalled products.