Recalls That Should Be on Your Radar—Week of December 29, 2019

We’ve compiled a list of recalls issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) from this past week:

We’ve compiled a list of recalls issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) from this past week:

FiveStar Gourmet Foods Issues Recall of Protein Pack and Avocado Toast Due to Possible Listeria monocytogenes Contamination

FiveStar Gourmet Foods has issued a voluntary recall of 2 fresh produce snack products, MiniMeal2Go AvocadoToast and MiniMeal2Go ProteinPack due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

The problem was discovered when Almark Foods of Gainesville, Georgia, notified the firm that they may have supplied single-serve prepackaged hard boiled eggs which were contaminated.

Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious infections in young children, older adults, or others who are immunocompromised. Healthy individuals may suffer short term symptoms such as fever or nausea.

Read the recall statement.

Meijer Issues Recall of Salad Bar Hard Boiled Egg Products Due to Possible Listeria monocytogenes Contamination

In conjunction with Almark Foods, Meijer has issued a voluntary recall of frozen hard boiled egg products used on 2 salad bars at 2 stores in Grand Rapids, Michigan due to possible Listeria monocytogenes.

Meijer used the hard boiled egg ingredients from Almark Foods associated with the ongoing Listeria monocytogenes outbreak investigation in the affected salad bars. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the salad bars to date.

Read the recall statement.

Aurobindo Pharma USA Issues Recall of 7.5 mg Mirtazapine Tablets Due to Possible Labeling Error

Aurobindo Pharma USA has issued a voluntary recall of lot number 03119002A3 to the consumer level due to the potential for bottles labeled as Mirtazapine 7.5 mg to contain 15 mg tablets.

Mirtazapine is indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder. Taking a higher dose than intended may increase the possibility of sedation as a side effect, creating risk of motor vehicle accidents or of falls in older adults.

Read the recall statement.

Limena Issues Recall of “Salvadorean String Cheese (Quesillo Cheese)” Due to Possible Listeria monocytogenes Contamination

Limena, LLC has issued a recall of 1 pound blocks of “Salvadorean String Cheese (Quesillo Cheese)” due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products were distributed to retail stores and via mail orders.

The problem was discovered during routine testing by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Read the recall statement.