Business Events Product Recalls

  • Pharmaceuticals

    A medication used to treat hypothyroidism has been voluntarily recalled due to quality concerns, although there have been no "adverse events" associated with the recalled products, USA Today reports. 

  • MUMBAI, Aug 11- A unit of Indias Hetero Drugs is recalling some batches of the blood pressure and heart medicine valsartan in the United States, a notice on the U.S. regulator's website said, amid a wider probe into cancer risks associated with the drug. Test results from Hetero Labs show the amount of NDMA found in its valsartan active pharmaceutical ingredient...

  • BEIJING— Investigators in China have begun recalling defective vaccines produced by a Chinese drugmaker from domestic and overseas markets, health authorities said. Investigators found Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Ltd. had blended expired fluids in its vaccines and falsified records from as early as April 2014, the National Health Commission...

  • FRANKFURT, Aug 7- German luxury carmaker BMW is recalling about 324,000 diesel vehicles in Europe to fix a technical fault that has caused engine fires in South Korea, German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung said. A faulty exhaust gas recirculation module in BMW diesel cars caused 27 engine fires in South Korea this year, prompting the company to...

  • Medication In Pill Bottle And Hand

    The FDA has expanded its recall of a valsartan, a popular drug used to treat high blood pressure, because some of its products may contain a cancer-causing chemical. USAToday reports.

  • BERLIN— British condom-maker Durex is withdrawing some of its products early from shelves after determining they do not meet "burst pressure" standards as they near their expiration date. The recall of certain latex-free condoms was posted on the company's website in Germany a week ago along with similar recalls in Britain and elsewhere, but was first...

  • Romaine lettuce is displayed at a grocery store in San Anselmo, California.

    Federal authorities have issued a public health alert about more than two dozen beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products as a precaution due to possible parasite contamination.

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, July 31- Cummins Inc has agreed to recall about 500,000 medium- and heavy-duty trucks in the United States to correct a faulty emissions control system in the engines it made for the trucks, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday. The EPA said the Cummins recall of vehicles produced between 2010 and 2015 was the largest ever...

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, July 31- Cummins Inc has agreed to recall about 500,000 medium- and heavy-duty trucks produced between 2010 and 2015 to correct a faulty emissions control system part that degrades and allows too much nitrogen oxide pollution, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday. The EPA said the Cummings recall was the largest ever...

  • ABUJA, July 31- Nigeria has recalled 2.4 million bottles of cough syrup containing codeine after national outrage earlier this year over endemic use of opioids. Nigeria imposed a ban on the production and import of codeine cough syrup earlier this year, though it did not affect products already available in the country. But the issue shot into the public and...

  • SHANGHAI, July 30- China's health regulator on Monday said all domestic medical institutions must cooperate with authorities and not use the valsartan blood and heart drug made by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd that could pose cancer risks. In a notice posted on its website, China's National Health and Family Planning Commission said the recalled...

  • Kraft recalls their Taco Bell Con Queso Cheese Dip.

    Kraft Heinz said on Tuesday it was voluntarily recalling about 7,000 cases of its Taco Bell Cheese Dip as the product showed signs that it could allow for the growth of the bacteria that causes botulism.

  • July 24- Kraft Heinz Co said on Tuesday it was voluntarily recalling about 7,000 cases of its Taco Bell Cheese Dip as the product showed signs that it could allow for the growth of the bacteria that causes botulism. The company said it was recalling 15- ounce cases of it Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip that had "best when used by" dates ranging from Oct. 31,...

  • The outside of the Food and Drug Administration headquarters is seen in White Oak, Md., on Monday, November 9, 2015.

    Flowers Foods is voluntarily recalling two of its bread products due to salmonella risk, days after Mondelez and Pepperidge Farm recalled some products — all linked to a whey powder ingredient supplied by Associated Milk Producers.

  • Pepperidge Farm, owned by Campbell Soup, is voluntarily recalling 3.3 million units of its Goldfish Crackers due to the possible presence of salmonella in the whey powder used in its products.

  • Swiss Rolls snack cakes sold in chains like Walmart, H-E-B and Food Lion are being recalled over possible salmonella contamination, USA Today reports.

  • July 20- U.S. Food& Drug Administration:. FDA SAYS NOTIFIED BY BAYER THAT THE ESSURE PERMANENT BIRTH CONTROL DEVICE WILL NO LONGER BE SOLD OR DISTRIBUTED AFTER DEC 31. FDA SAYS "FOR WOMEN WHO HAVE RECEIVED AN ESSURE IMPLANT, THE POSTMARKET SAFETY OF ESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BE A TOP PRIORITY FOR THE FDA" Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:.

  • BEIJING, July 19- The Chinese bulk manufacturer of the common blood and heart drug valsartan said it was recalling the product from consumers in the United States and would halt supplies to the country, after an impurity linked to cancer had been detected. "The company has decided to recall its valsartan products from U.S. customers after communicating with the...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- A government audit released on Wednesday faulted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's oversight of auto safety recalls and said its "delayed action" may have delayed the expansion of a record-setting callback of millions of vehicles for Takata air bag inflators. The U.S. Transportation Department's Office of Inspector...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- A government audit released on Wednesday faulted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's oversight of auto safety recalls and said its "delayed action" may have delayed the expansion of a record-setting callback of millions of vehicles for Takata air bag inflators. The U.S. Transportation Department's Office of Inspector...