Japan Hokkaido Cangye Pharmacy Co., LTD: Japanese & Chinese Formula pill for weight reduction
Contact: MyNicKnaxs, LLC 386-337-8142
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- February 4, 2014 - MyNicKnaxs, LLC., located in Florida is announcing a recall of: Magic Slim, Fruta Bio, SlimEasy, Super Fat Burning Bomb, Slim Xtreme, Meizi Evolution, Meizitang Strong Version Botanical Slimming, Jianfeijindan Activity Girl, and Japan Hokkaido Cangye Phamacy Co., LTD Japanese Chinese Formula pill for weight reduction because these products contain undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredients: Phenolphthalein, sibutramine or a combination of both. At this time no illnesses or injuries have been reported to MyKnicKnaxs, LLC., in connection with these products.
Phenolphthalein was once an ingredient used in over-the-counter laxatives, but because of concerns of carcinogenicity is not currently approved for marketing in the United States. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant (drug Schedule IV) that was withdrawn from the U.S. market in October 2010 for safety reason (seizure, cardiovascular risks: heart attacks, arrhythmia and strokes among others). These undeclared ingredients makes these products unapproved new drugs for which safety and efficacy have not been established. Consumption of this product could include potentially serious gastrointestinal disturbances, irregular heartbeat, and cancer with long-term use.
All lots of these products are being recalled.
MyKnicKnaxs, LLC. has taken this voluntary action because it is committed to providing accurate information to all customers and is concerned for the health and safety of all users . MyKnicKnaxs, LLC, is working with the FDA in the recall process. We sincerely regret any inconvenience the recall may cause customers.
Customers are advised to immediately discontinue use and should return the products immediately to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions should contact Chevonne Torres at 386-337-8142 or via e-mail at email@example.com Monday - Friday,2:00 am – 7:00 pm, EDT.
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.
Big Red Tomato Packers, LLC Voluntarily Recalls Fresh Tomatoes Due to Possible Risk of Contamination from Salmonella
Consumer Contact: 772-466-0700
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 7, 2014 - Big Red Tomato Packers, LLC of Fort Pierce, FL is voluntarily issuing a limited recall of 790 - 20 and 25 lb. boxes of fresh tomatoes of lot 1106, because they may have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain.
This is a voluntary precautionary recall as there are no known illnesses associated with this lot number.
Tomatoes from the lot were distributed to a limited number of receivers in Florida, North Carolina, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Tennessee. All receivers of the lot have been notified.
The potential for contamination was discovered as the result of a routine random lot sample taken on January 28, 2014. All currently existing product associated with this lot number is subject to this recall.
Big Red Tomato Packers is and will remain committed to being a quality producer of Florida tomatoes. Big Red is currently reviewing all policies and procedures associated with food safety to minimize any future occurrence.
Any product remaining in the market channels should be disposed of immediately.
For more information, please contact Erin Cox at 772-466-0700 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Government officials are investigating a cluster of illnesses associated with Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice Mexican Flavor sold in 5- and 25-pound bags.
Out of an abundance of caution, the FDA is warning food service companies and consumers not to use any Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice products sold in 5- and 25-pound bags.
These products are sold to food service companies that typically distribute to restaurants, schools, hospitals and other commercial establishments. However, the products may be available over the Internet and at warehouse-type retailers.
Food service companies and consumers who have purchased the products should not use the rice, and should return it to their point of purchase or dispose of it.
Uncle Ben’s Brand Ready to Heat, Boxed, Bag or Cup products sold at grocery stores and other retail outlets are not being recalled.
What is the Problem and What is Being Done about the Problem?
The FDA, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local officials have been investigating a cluster of illnesses associated with Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice Mexican Flavor sold in 5- and 25-pound bags.
On Feb. 7, 2014, the FDA’s Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network (CORE) was notified of a cluster of illnesses at three public schools in Katy, Texas. Thirty-four students and four teachers experienced burning, itching rashes, headaches and nausea for 30 to 90 minutes, before the symptoms went away. Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice Mexican Flavor with the lot number 351EKGRV01, made by Mars Foodservices of Greenville, Miss., was the common food item eaten by ill students.
On Dec. 4, 2013, the Illinois Department of Public Health notified CDC of 25 children with similar skin reactions following a school lunch that served an Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice product. North Dakota reported a similar incident that occurred on Oct. 30, 2013. Three children in a daycare and one college student experienced flushing reactions 45 minutes after consuming an Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice product.
Mars Foodservices is recalling all bags and all lot numbers of its Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice products produced in 2013:
UNCLE BEN’S INFUSED Rice Roasted Chicken Flavor (5- and 25-pounds)
The products are sold to food service companies. However, they may be available over the Internet and at warehouse-type retailers.
Who is at Risk?
People of any age can experience symptoms. The illnesses in Texas included people of different ages (children and adults).
What Do Food Service Companies and Consumers Need To Do?
Food service companies and consumers who may have purchased the products should not use the rice, and should return it to their distributor or point of purchase or dispose of it.
What Does the Product Look Like?
Photos of Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice products can be seen here: https://www.marsfoodservices.com/products-brands/uncle-bens-rice-and-beans/infused-rice.aspx.
Where is it Distributed?
The products are sold directly to food service companies that typically distribute to restaurants, schools, hospitals and other establishments. The products have also been found over the Internet, including Amazon and warehouse-type retailers, such as Sam’s Club.
Who Should be Contacted?
Contact your health care provider if you have sudden nausea, headaches or a burning/itching rash after eating Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice products.
The FDA, an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, protects the public health by assuring the safety, effectiveness, and security of human and veterinary drugs, vaccines and other biological products for human use, and medical devices. The agency also is responsible for the safety and security of our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, dietary supplements, products that give off electronic radiation, and for regulating tobacco products.