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More Voluntary Recalls of Certain Heartburn Medications

By |2019-10-31T12:28:10+00:00October 31st, 2019|Local News, Recalls|

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting health care professionals and patients to more voluntary recalls of ranitidine, a common medication found in a wide variety of heartburn medications - prescribed and over-the-counter.  See the list below of all voluntary recalls to date:

FDA orders manufacturers of surgical mesh intended to treat pelvic organ prolapse, to stop distribution immediately

By |2019-05-09T13:29:26+00:00May 7th, 2019|Defective Medical Equipment, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Recalls, Uncategorized|

On April 16, 2019, the FDA ordered all manufacturers of surgical mesh intended for transvaginal repair of anterior compartment prolapse (cystocele) to stop selling and distributing their products immediately. The FDA has determined that the manufacturers, Boston Scientific and Coloplast, have not demonstrated reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness for these devices, which is the premarket standard [...]

New Airbag Probe Expanding to over 12 Million Vehicles

By |2019-04-26T14:21:20+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Auto Accidents, Local News, Recalls|

ZF-TRW AIRBAG CONTROL UNITS BEING EVALUATED The National Highway Traffic and Safety Association (NHTSA) have started an engineering evaluation that involves the airbag control units made by ZF-TRW that were installed in vehicles made by Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi and Fiat Chrysler, for vehicles manufactured from 2010 through 2019.  The air bag control units installed [...]

Honda Recalling 1.1 Million Vehicles

By |2019-07-22T12:01:22+00:00March 13th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Local News, Recalls|

Honda announced a voluntary recall on 1.1 million Acura and Honda vehicles in 2001 Honda Accord EX Sedan. the United States due to Takata airbag inflator. Recall involves a specific Takata replacement inflator type (PSDI-5D) that experienced manufacturing errors at a Takata factory Free recall repairs can begin immediately in approximately 1.1 million [...]

If You Have Gout and Take This Medicine – You Need to Know This

By |2019-02-22T16:57:11+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Failure To Diagnose A Heart Attack, Failure To Properly Read X-rays And Mammograms, Medication Errors, Press Releases, Recalls|

FDA has concluded there is an increased risk of death with Uloric (febuxostat) compared to another gout medicine, allopurinol. This conclusion is based on our in-depth review of results from a safety clinical trial that found an increased risk of heart-related death and death from all causes with Uloric.

Smoked Silver Salmon | Risk of Botulism

By |2019-02-21T17:21:19+00:00February 21st, 2019|Recalls|

Smoked Alaska Seafoods, Inc. of Wasilla, AK is recalling all jars and cans of Smoked Silver Salmon in 6.5 oz. containers with the production code of AL81111133 on the bottom of the jar/can because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

Torrent Recalls Losartan Because of Carcinogen

By |2019-01-09T18:33:25+00:00December 21st, 2018|Local News, Medical Recalls, Medication Errors, Recalls|

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is voluntarily recalling 2 lots of Losartan potassium tablets, USP to the consumer level due to the detection of trace amounts of a probable human carcinogen.