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April 27, 2011

American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall of Ammonium Molybdate Injection, USP (Molybdenum 250mcg/10mL) 10mL Single Dose Vial NDC 0517-6610-25, Lot # 9409, Exp. Date June 2011. This recall was initiated on April 26, 2011 to the User Level for Lot # 9409 only. No other lots of Ammonium Molybdate Injection, USP are subject to this recall.

March 29, 2011

Greenstone LLC announced a recall of medicines with lot number FI0510058-A on the label. Bottles labeled as Citalopram (used to treat depression) may contain Finasteride (used for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia).

March 21, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has become aware of a human drug recall for Phenobarbital tablets. Phenobarbital is prescribed by veterinarians as an extralabel use for treating seizures in animals.

March 21, 2011

H&P industries, Inc., a manufacturer of over-the-counter products has initiated a voluntary product recall of all lots of Povidine Prep Pads manufactured by H&P Industries, Inc. but which are private labeled for many accounts.

March 17, 2011

This recall was initiated because some of the vials of these lots may contain visible particulates. Potential adverse events after intravenous administration of solutions containing particulates may include disruption of blood flow within small blood vessels in the lung, localized inflammation (swelling and redness due to accumulation of inflammatory cells), and granuloma formation.

March 17, 2011

American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall of specific Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injections.

March 9, 2011

At its July 23rd meeting, the OVMEB voted to rescind the proposed rule changes regarding exams and vaccines. The current rules remain in effect.

March 9, 2011

Jones Natural Chews Co of Rockford, IL is recalling 2705 boxes of Pig Ears because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella

March 1, 2011

WellPet LLC has voluntarily recalled certain lots of Wellness® canned cat food due to the possibility that they contain less than adequate levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1).

February 7, 2011

American Regent is recalling one lot of Potassium Phosphates Injection, USP, 15 mM/5 mL Phosphorus; 22 mEq/5 mL Potassium, 5 mL Single Dose Vial.

February 4, 2011

American Regent is recalling One Lot of Sodium Thiosulfate Injection, USP, 10% (100 mg/mL), 10 mL Single Dose Vial due to particulate contamination.

February 4, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today an anticipated shortage of Vetsulin (porcine insulin zinc suspension), a product used to treat diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats. Vetsulin is manufactured by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health and is only available to animals currently enrolled in the Vetsulin Critical Need Program.

January 31, 2011

Manna Pro Products, LLC is voluntarily recalling a single lot (1006) of Family Farm Complete Horse 10 horse feed, UPC 0 95668 90151 6, packaged in 40 lb. bags because it may contain monensin sodium (Rumensin). Monensin sodium is a medication approved for use in some livestock and poultry species, but can be fatal to horses if fed at sufficiently high levels.

January 28, 2011

Merrick Pet Care, Inc. of Amarillo, Texas is recalling the Jr. Texas Taffy pet treat (ITEM # 27077, UPC # 02280827077, All Lots up to and including 10364) because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

January 6, 2011

Teva Pharmaceuticals is recalling Metronidazole Tablets USP, 250mg, lot 312566, expiration date 05/2012. This product lot is being recalled due to the presence of underweight tablets.

December 30, 2010

American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall to the consumer and user level of ALL unexpired lots of the following products: Sodium Bicarbonate Injection, USP, 7.5%, 44.6 mEq/50 mL, Single Dose Vial NDC # 0517-0639-25 and Sodium Bicarbonate Injection, USP, 8.4%, 50 mEq/50 mL, Single Dose Vial NDC # 0517-1550-25.

December 30, 2010

American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall of the following: Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection, USP, 4 mg/mL, 30 mL Multiple Dose Vial, NDC # 0517-4930-25.

October 29, 2010

B. Braun is recalling seven lots of heparin injection products. Testing of retained crude heparin samples indicated a trace amount of oversulfated chondroitin sulfate (OSCS) contaminant.

October 28, 2010

The following recall is being posted as some veterinarians may use this product in treating their patients. Sandoz is initiating this voluntary recall of all 24 lots of the affected product following the finding of small glass flakes in a limited number of vials in four lots.

October 27, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the addition of a boxed warning to the label of two METACAM® (meloxicam) products.

October 22, 2010

Actavis Inc. has recalled at the wholesale and retail levels only 18 lots of Fentanyl Transdermal System 25 mcg/hour C-II patches manufactured for Actavis by Corium International in the United States.

September 9, 2010

The Hartz Mountain Corporation is recalling one specific lot of Hartz Naturals Real Beef Treats for Dogs due to concerns that one or more bags within the lot may have been potentially contaminated with Salmonella. The recall is for 74,700 8-oz bags of Hartz Naturals Real Beef Treats for Dogs, lot code BZ0969101E, UPC number 32700-11519,

August 17, 2010

Merrick Pet Care, Inc. of Amarillo, Texas is expanding its previous recall of Filet Squares and Texas Hold'ems treats to include all lots of the 10 oz "Beef Filet Squares" for Dogs and "Texas Hold'ems" pet treats.

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