Cyanobacterial poisoning is an acute, often fatal condition caused by the ingestion of high concentrations of toxins from blue-green algae, or cyanobacteria, in water.
American Regent Recalls Cyanocobalamin Injection, USP, 100 mcg/mL, 1ml Vial Lot #s 1662, 1679, 1683 Due to Cracks in the Vials
American Regent is undertaking this voluntary recall of Cyanocobalamin Injection, USP, lots: 1662, 1679, and 1683 because cracks can form in the heel (bottom) and sides of some vials of these lots. These cracks may lead to a lack of assurance of sterility and the potential for development of glass particulates. This drug can be used in veterinary medicine for treatment of Vitamin B12 deficiencies as well as certain types of anemia.
Hartz Mountain Corporation Recalls 4 Lots of Wardley® Advanced Nutrition™ Perfect Protein™ Tropical Flake Fish Food: Salmonella
The Hartz Mountain Corporation has recalled product from four specific lots of Wardley® Advanced Nutrition™ Perfect Protein™ Tropical Flake Fish Food 1 oz. size due to concerns that one or more containers within the specified lots may have been potentially contaminated with Salmonella.
Just type in your name or your hospital’s name into Google and all sorts of stuff shows up. Some good, some bad and maybe some really awful! In this world of universal, instant and fairly anonymous communications using the Internet and especially social media, both good and bad things can happen.
Dr. Sheri Morris of Willamette Valley Animal Hospital in Keizer is the newest president of the OVMA.
American Regent is recalling Phenylephrine HCl Injection, USP, Lot 0693 due to potential safety concerns stemming from the identification of visible particles found in some retained samples of this lot.
Bedford Lboratories™ announces a nationwide voluntary recall for the following three lots of Cytarabine for Injection, USP: Cytarabine for injection, USP 1 gram per viral - NDC #55390-133-01.
The U.S Food and Drug Administration is warning dental and veterinary professionals to not purchase or use certain potentially unsafe hand-held dental X-ray units. The FDA is concerned that these devices may not be safe or effective and could expose the user and the patient to unnecessary and potentially harmful X-rays. The units, sold online by manufacturers outside the United States and directly shipped to U.S. customers, have not been reviewed by the FDA and do not meet FDA radiation safety requirements.
Novartis Animal Health Cautions Owners to Check Clomicalm Tablets Before Dispensing Due to Manufacturing Issues
Novartis Animal Health has stated that there is a possibility that a wrong tablet may be found in bottles of Clomicalm, a medicaion for behavioral disorders in dogs. Before dispensing Clomicalm, the contents of the bottle should be examined for tablets that are broken or incorrect in color, shape or size.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is again cautioning consumers that chicken jerky products for dogs (also sold as chicken tenders, strips or treats) may be associated with illness in dogs. In the last 12 months, FDA has seen an increase in the number of complaints it received of dog illnesses associated with consumption of chicken jerky products imported from China. These complaints have been reported to FDA by dog owners and veterinarians