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Baxter Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of One Lot Of Iv Solution Due To The Potential For Leaking Containers, Particulate Matter And Missing Port Protectors

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DEERFIELD, Ill., July 30, 2015 – Baxter International Inc. announced today it is voluntarily recalling one lot of intravenous (IV) solution to the hospital/user level due to the potential for leaking containers, particulate matter and missing port protectors. Baxter was made aware of these issues through customer complaints.

Kroger Recalls Four Seasonings Due to Possible Health Risk

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Cincinnati, Ohio – July 25, 2015 – The Kroger Co. said today it is recalling Kroger Ground Cinnamon, Kroger Garlic Powder, Kroger Coarse Ground Black Pepper and Kroger Bac’n Buds sold in its retail stores due to possible contamination from Salmonella. A sample of Kroger Garlic Powder from a store in North Augusta, South Carolina […]

Teva Parenteral Medicines Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Select Lots of Adrucil (Fluorouracil Injection, USP) 5 G/100 mL (50 mg/mL) Due To Particulate Matter

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Teva Parenteral Medicines today announced a voluntary recall of six lots of Adrucil® (fluorouracil injection, USP) 5 g/100 mL (50 mg/mL) due to the potential presence of particulate matter identified as aggregate of silicone rubber pieces from a filler diaphragm and fluorouracil crystals. The recalled lots are as follows:

Nature's Variety Issues Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Instinct® Raw Chicken Formula Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk

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Nature’s Variety has announced a voluntary recall of their Instinct® Raw Chicken Formula for dogs with a “Best By” date of 04/27/16 because these products may be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their […]