Tag Archive: Recalls

Jan 28

Court Issues Injunction after FDA Warning Letter Issues Persist

On January 16th 2015, a California dietary supplement manufacturer, Health One Pharmaceuticals, Inc., was ordered to stop sales of its products until the company meets certain U.S. Food & Drug Administration (“FDA”) regulations and mandated standards (Current Good Manufacturing Practices or “CGMPs”). According to the FDA, the steps taken by the manufacturer in response to …

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Oct 31

FDA Food Allergen Labeling

When consumers with food allergies are purchasing food products, they normally examine the food labels to make sure a product does not contain any ingredients that would cause them to have an adverse reaction. Milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, nuts, wheat, peanuts, and soybeans are all common ingredients considered “major food allergens” that can potentially cause …

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Sep 29

FDA Releases Proposed Rules under FSMA

On September 19, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released revisions to four proposed rules, opening them up for public comment. When these four rules are finalized in 2015, they will implement portions of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) of 2011. The four new rules open for public comment set guidelines …

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Feb 21

Food Seasonings Recalled Due to Undeclared Allergens

On February 15, 2013, the DeCoty Coffee Company of San Angelo, Texas announced that it was recalling its 1.25 pound and 5.75 pound DeCoty Taco Seasoning products. Prompting this recall are labeling concerns, specifically that the products contain an undeclared ingredient, soy, and people who have allergies or sensitivity to soy may run the risk …

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Dec 05

FDA Actions Highlight New Authority under FSMA

On November 26, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) suspended the food facility registration of Sunland, Inc., a New Mexico-based peanut butter plant. Sunland, Inc. has been in the headlines throughout much of 2012 due to a number of recalls spurred after Salmonella was discovered in the Company’s peanut processing facility. More information …

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Nov 13

Jimmy Dean Initiates Recall for Failure to Declare Allergens

On November 10, 2012, Jimmy Dean issued a Press Release, explaining how the Company is initiating a voluntary recall of certain of its products due to a labeling error that resulted in undeclared allergens. In particular, the Company is recalling certain lots of its French Toast & Sausage Sandwich breakfast products because the labels of …

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Jul 29

Listeria-Laden Onions Spur Recalls throughout United States

On July 28, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) published a press release notifying consumers of a voluntary recall initiated by GH Foods CA, LLC. The recall covers a variety of products containing certain onions distributed by Gills Onions and shipped to various packagers and retail supermarkets throughout the United States. According to …

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May 20

FDA Notifies Consumers of Supplement Recall after Discovery of Undeclared Drug Ingredients

On May 18, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) published a press release announcing the voluntary recall of certain dietary supplements marketed as male enhancements. West Coast Nutritionals, Ltd., the firm responsible for the supplements, initiated the recall after an FDA laboratory analysis uncovered the presence of undeclared Tadalafil in an assortment of …

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May 14

FDA and FAAN Aim to Educate Public during Food Allergy Awareness Week

This week (May 13 – May 19, 2012) is recognized as Food Allergy Awareness Week (“FAAW”). FAAW was created by the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (“FAAN”), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting awareness food allergies and those who suffer from them. An annual event since 1998, FAAW began at a time when companies were …

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May 11

FDA Warns of Recall Due to Undeclared Milk Derivatives in Several Beverage Products

On May 10, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) posted a press release on its website notifying consumers of a recent recall of various fruit beverages. Jonlly Fruits Inc., the manufacturer of the beverages, opted to initiate the voluntary recall of the affected products after labeling deficiencies were uncovered during the FDA’s inspection …

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