Dole Salad Salmonella Alert

Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling over 750 cases of DOLE® Seven Lettuces salad with Use-by Date of April 11, 2012. While no illness has yet been associated with eating the salads, a random sample collected by the State of New York found contamination with…

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Warfarin Recall Expanded

The recall of Jantoven®  warfarin 3 mg tablets issued on February 16th has been expanded to include more dosages and additional medicines. Jantoven and other medications that were packaged on the same Upsher-Smith Laboratories packaging line between May and November of 2010 are all being…

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Check Your Warfarin

If you take warfarin to prevent blood clots, check your supply to be sure it is safe. A mixup in dosages has prompted a recall of Jantoven® Warfarin.  A single bottle was found to contain 10 mg pills, rather than the 3 mg tablets on…

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Rolaids Recall

If you use Rolaids for occasional heartburn or gas, watch out for the Extra Strength Softchews. McNeil Consumer Healthcare has voluntarily recalled all lots of ROLAIDS® Extra Strength Softchews, ROLAIDS® Extra Strength Plus Gas Softchews, and ROLAIDS® Multi-Symptom Plus Anti-Gas Softchews being sold in the…

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Check Your Pain Patches

Eighteen lots of Fentanyl transdermal patches distributed in the United States have been recalled by Actavis, Inc. The 25 mcg/hour patches may have a fold-over defect that allows active drug to be released faster than intended.  In one lot of the recalled patches, one patch…

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More Eggs Recalled

Hillandale Farms of Iowa is recalling shell eggs because they may have been contaminated with Salmonella. Lab tests have confirmed cases of Salmonella enteritidis associated with eating the eggs.

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McNeil Expands Recalls

The FDA has announced that McNeil Consumer Healthcare has expanded its voluntary over-the-counter drug recalls to include additional types of Tylenol, as well as certain formulations of Motrin, Rolaids, Benedryl, Simply Sleep, and St. Joseph’s aspirin.  The recall includes Children’s Tylenol Meltaways and Children’s Motrin…

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Colorectal Cancer News in Brief: December 21

  Briefly It’s been tested, and it hurts less to rip a bandaid off fast. NCCN has updated their guidelines for colon and rectal cancer to include testing for BRAF mutations in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. FDA announced a recall of some lots of…

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Colorectal Cancer News in Brief: July 10

Research this week finds FDG/PET able to predict response to chemotherapy even after one treatment, and chemotherapy before surgery for liver mets makes CT scan evaluation less accurate. Finding the best imaging methods to diagnosis and monitor cancer and comparing new colorectal cancer screening technologies…

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Nestle's Refrigerator Cookie Dough Recalled: Risk of E.Coli

Throw out that refrigerated Nestles TOLL HOUSE Cookie Dough!  And don’t eat it raw or bake it. The Food and Drug Administration has announced a voluntary recall of all varieties of Nestle® TOLL HOUSE® refrigerator cookie dough.  While no e. coli bacteria have been actually found…

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