Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Boston.com reported yesterday that the Pallimed Solutions, Inc. recall last month has left patients without a needed product.
A recall at a Woburn compounding facility last month is causing problems at a Boston hospital, Boston.com reported yesterday. As reported on Woburn Patch, Pallimed Solutions, Inc. was ordered on March 22 by the state board that regulates compounding pharmacies to stop producing drugs that were supposed to be made in a sterile process and to quarantine the products in its possession. The compounding pharmacy voluntarily recalled over a dozen products after regulators found "foreign matter" in vials of drugs used for injections. According to the Boston.com story, the recall and product shutdown has led to about 100 patients at Boston Children's Hospital being treated for bladder conditions without a product they need to keep catheters clear …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Toyota recalls more than 1.25 million cars for faulty equipment.
The world's top automaker announced Wednesday it is recalling 1.29 million automobiles for faulty equipment. The Associated Press is reporting the company is recalling: The story says Toyota has received 46 reports of air bag problems in North America and one from Japan, along with 25 reports of windshield wiper problems. For the full story, click here.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The Sunland Inc. plant that distributes products to Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Sprouts, Target, Safeway and others is linked to Salmonella contamination that made at least 41 people ill in 20 states.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it has blocked food distribution from the Sunland Inc. peanut butter plant in New Mexico whose products were subject to a wide recall in recent months because of salmonella contamination. The various types of Sunland peanut butter products—sold under several brands by major food retailers, including Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Sprouts, Target and Safeway—had been part of a voluntary recall that began in September and later was expanded to include other nut butters as well as processed nuts and peanuts. The FDA action announced Monday is a mandatory order. The company's nut products have been "linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Bredeney that has sickened 41 people in 20 states," …