The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced 18 recalls in July 2023, including food, pet products, and drugs. The recalls were for a variety of reasons, including potential contamination, mislabeling, and manufacturing problems.
- Nestlé Purina Petcare Company expanded its recall of Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets El Elemental Dry Dog Food due to potentially elevated vitamin D levels.
- Doritos Nacho Cheese Tortilla Chips were recalled due to the potential presence of undeclared milk.
- Several brands of frozen fruit and fruit blends were recalled due to the potential presence of Listeria monocytogenes.
Pet Product Recalls
- Several brands of pet treats were recalled due to the potential presence of salmonella.
- A brand of dog food was recalled due to the potential presence of elevated lead levels.
- A brand of cat litter was recalled due to the potential presence of a cancer-causing chemical.
- A brand of oral contraceptive was recalled due to out-of-specification results.
- A brand of inhaler was recalled due to the failure to deliver the recommended dose.
- A brand of cough suppressant was recalled due to the potential presence of an incorrect product.
The FDA urges consumers to check the FDA website for the latest recall information before purchasing any food, pet product, or drug. Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled products should return them to the place of purchase for a refund.
Here are some tips for staying safe from recalled products:
- Check the FDA website regularly for the latest recall information.
- Be aware of the signs of foodborne illness, such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever.
- If you have any concerns about a product, contact the manufacturer or the FDA.
By following these tips, you can help to protect yourself and your family from recalled products.