DDS: Advisories 2009

Advisories 2009

 
Date
 
Topic
 
Subject
 
Reissue Date
12/30/09
 
Medication Recall Advisory The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posts expanded Tylenol recall  
10/8/09 Food Recall Advisory Consumers Warned Not to Eat Certain Imported Dried Plums  
07/30/09
 
Informational Advisory A resurgence of bed bug infestations across the United States  
07/17/09
 
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
 
Study suggests disproportionate increase in negative medical events experienced by patients treated with Xolair  
07/14/09
 
Product Recall Advisory Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms; Can Fail to Warn of a Fire  
07/13/09
 
 
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
 
 
Recall of the powdered dietary supplement, Stealth Chocolate and Stealth Vanilla, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella  
07/13/09
 
Food Recall Advisory Recall of ‘Nut Lovers’ flavor of Nature Valley Granola Nut Clusters product  
07/13/09
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
Plainview Milk Products Cooperative recalling products due to possible Salmonella  
07/02/09
 
Food Recall Advisory Connecticut State Officials Warn of Recall of Fresh Tuna Steaks  
07/02/09
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
New York Firm Recalls Frozen Meat and Poultry Products Due To Unapproved Ingredient   
07/02/09
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
Mississippi Firm Recalls Pre-Packaged Meal Products Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination  
07/02/09
 
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
 
Medication Advisory: Lantus (insulin glargine): FDA reviewing safety data re: possible risk for cancer in patient with diabetes  
07/02/09
 
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
 
Smoking cessation aids Chantix, Zyban: Boxed Warning and patient Medication Guides highlighting risk of serious neuropsychiatric symptoms.  
06/29/09
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
Colorado Firm Expands Recall of Beef Products Due To Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contaminationd  
06/22/09
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
Recall of Nestle Toll House Prepackaged, Refrigerated Cookie Dough  
06/17/09
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
FDA MedWatch - Medtronic Kappa/Sigma Pacemakers: Class 1 recall due to failure to pace heart  
06/16/09
 
 
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
 
 

MedWatch - Stimulant Medication in Children with AD/HD - FDA perspective on study data published about potential risks of AD/HD stimulant medications

 
06/16/09
 
 
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
 
 
Levemir Insulin (Novo Nordisk):Patients advised to check personal supply of insulin to identify possible stolen and dangerous product   
06/10/09
 
 
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
 
 
Sigma Processed Meats, Inc., recalling 2.68 million pounds of ham products containing monosodium glutamate (MSG), and it is undeclared on the label.  
06/10/09
 
Food Recall Advisory Texas Firm Recalls Frozen Poultry Products Due To Undeclared Allergens  
06/05/09
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
N.J. Firm Recalls Poultry Products That May Contain Under-processed Ham Components  
06/04/09
 
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
 
FDA MedWatch - Risk of Serious Liver Injury, Including Liver Failure and Death, with Use of Propylthiouracil (PTU) in Adult and Pediatric Patients  
06/04/09
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
New York Firm Recalls Duck Leg and Sausage Products for Possible Listeria Contamination  
05/29/09
 
Food Recall Advisory Recall of Sprouts Produced by Chang Farm of Whately, MA  
05/21/09
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
Illinois Firm Recalls Ground Beef Products Due To Possilbe E. COLI O157:H7 Contamination  
05/13/09
 
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
 
FDA MedWatch - Digoxin, USP 0.25 mg (AS Medication Solutions/Caraco): Recall due to variance in amount of active ingredient   
05/06/09
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
FDA MedWatch - Antiepileptic drugs and the increased risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior  
05/06/09
 
Medical Device Advisory Disetronic ACCU-CHEK Spirit Insulin Pump  
05/01/09
 
 
Product Recall Advisory
 
The recall of all lots of Personal Care non-acetone nail polish remover, conditioner enriched with gelatin  
04/30/09
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
New York Firm Recalls Hot-Pot Seasoning Products Imported From an Unapproved Source  
04/28/09
 
 
 
 
Water Advisory Update
 
 
 
CT Department Of Public Health Lifts the Boil Water Advisory For Bloomfield, Windsor, Hartford, West Hartford, East Granby, and Windsor Locks  
04/28/09 Health Advisory Swine Flu  
04/24/09
 
 
Water Advisory
Update
 
 
 
04/21/09
 
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
 
FDA MedWatch - Influend Cough and Cold Products: Recall due to possibility of product being superpotent  
04/13/09
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
Recall of Sprouts Produced by Amalgamated Produce Inc. (API) of Bridgeport Connecticut  
04/09/09
 
 
 
 
Medical Device Recall Advisory
 
 
 
ZOLL AED Plus Defibrillator recall because device may fail to deliver shock, could result in failure to resuscitate patient during sudden cardiac arrest  
04/09/09
 
 
 
 
 
Product Recall Advisory
 
 
 
 
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Best Buy Co. Inc., of Richfield, Minn.Announced the Recall of Certain Insignia 26-Inch Flat-Panel LCD Televisions Due to Fire Hazard  
04/09/09
 
 
 
 
Product Recall Advisory
 
 
 
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Atico International USA Recalls Coffeemakers Sold Exclusively At Walgreens Due to Fire Hazard  
04/09/09
 
 
 
 
Product Recall Advisory
 
 
 
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer products. The GE Profile™ Freestanding Dual Fuel Ranges  
04/03/09
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
New York Firm Recalls Chicken Base Products imported from an unapproved source
04/02/09
 
Food Recall Advisory FDA Alerts Consumers to Recall of Certain Pistacios  
04/01/09
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
 
MedWatch - Digoxin (Caraco brand) - Recall of tablets because they may differ in size  
03/26/09
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
Missouri Firm Recalls Cheese Frank Products Due To Mislabeling and an Undeclared Allergen  
03/26/09
 
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
 
 
MedWatch - Weight Loss Products - Nationwide alert expanded, products contain undeclared, active pharmaceutical ingredients  
03/26/09
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
 
MedWatch - Zencore Plus recalled due to product containing undeclared drug  
03/26/09
 
 
Medical Device Recall Advisory
 
Insulin Pens: Risk of Transmission of Blood-borne Pathogens from Shared Use  
03/26/09
 
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
 
 
Medwatch - Specific lots of Propafenone HCL 225 mg tablets may contain slightly higher levels of the active ingredient than specified  
03/26/09
 
Medical Device Recall Advisory AED 10 and MRL JumpStart external defibrillators Class 1 Recall  
03/23/09
 
 
Product Recall Advisory
 
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Kidde XL Fire Extinguishers  
03/16/09
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
California Firm Recalls Poultry Products Imported From an Unapproved Source  
03/13/09 Medical Device Recall Advisory Shiley 3.0PED Cuffless Pediatric Tracheostomy Tube by Covidien Inc.: Class 1 Recall of specific lots  
03/02/09 Food Recall Advisory Washington Firm Recalls Frozen Ground Chicken Products That May Contain Foreign Materials  
02/26/09
 
 
 
Medication Advisory
 
 
 
MedWatch - Zonisamide (marketed as Zonegran, and generics) can cause metabolic acidosis in some patients  
02/06/09
 
 
Product Recall Advisory
 
Consumer Product Safety Commission's Listing of Dishwasher Recalls  
02/05/09
 
Food Recall Advisory Recall of Cropwell Bishop Creamery Cheeses  
02/04/09
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
Pennsylvania Firm Recalls Frozen Chicken Products For Possible Salmonella Contamination  
02/02/09
 
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 
 
Update Regarding Expansion of Peanut Corporation of America Product Recall to Include Product Dating Back to January 1, 2007  
02/02/09

Food Recall Advisory
Oklahoma Firm Recalls Frozen Chili Beef Products That May Contain Foreign Materials  
01/28/09
 
Product Recall Advisory Rheem Recalls to Repair Oil-Fired Furnaces Due to Fire Hazard  
01/26/09
 
Food Recall Advisory Recall of Stonewall Kitchen Dessert Sauces  
01/21/09 Food Recall Advisory Maine Firm Recalls Frozen, Stuffed Chicken Products That May Contain Foreign Materials  
01/20/09 Food Recall Advisory  
01/15/09 Food Recall Advisory Update Regarding King Nut Peanut Butter Product Recall that Involves Austin and Keebler Brands of Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers  
01/14/09 Food Recall Advisory Peanut butter manufactured by King Nut companies associated with multi-state Salmonella outbreak