Weekly Recall AlertsSeptember 15, 2018

Weekly Recall Alerts: When customers purchase tools, equipment, food and other products they expect those products to serve their purpose in a safe and productive manner. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. The following recalls have been in the news recently and it is important to be aware of these products and the potential dangers they can cause to both you and your loved ones.

Recall #1

CVS Health 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist .5 oz. bottle has been recalled after the product was found to have had microbiological contamination identified as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

According to the recall release, “Repetitive use of a nasal spray containing a gram-negative pathogen can potentially lead to colonization and subsequent infection which can be life-threatening in certain patient populations, such as those with cystic fibrosis or immuno-compromised. To the best of Product Quest’s knowledge, the company has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.”

Recall #2

Hostess has voluntarily recalled one of its sweet treats after failing to list egg as an ingredient. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Hostess has recalled Cookies ‘n Crème brownies because the “contain” statement on the packaging does not include eggs as an ingredient. The brands being recalled are listed below.

Cookies ‘n Crème Brownies MP FSH 20888109113579 F052123000
F061123000
F071623000
F072323000
Cookies ‘n Crème Brownies MP FZN 30888109213573 F052123000
Cookies ‘n Crème Brownies SS FSH 20888109012025 F052123000
F061123000
F071623000
F072323000
Cookies ‘n Crème Brownies SS FZN 30888109022021 F052123000
F071623000

 

If you or a loved one has fallen victim to a recalled or defective product, contact the product liability attorneys at Gill and Chamas for a free consultation (732) 324-7600. For more information about the firm’s reputation handling product liability cases please visit our page dedicated to defective products.

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