News

October 29, 2010

B. Braun Recalls 7 Lots of Heparin Injection Due to Contamination

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

Sandoz Recalls 50mg/2mL and 250mg/10mL Vials of Methotrexate Injection Due to Glass Particulates

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

FDA Announces Addition of Boxed Warning to METACAM® (meloxicam) Labels

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. Recalls 18 Lots of Fentanyl Transdermal System 25 mcg/h

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

Hartz Recalls One Lot of Naturals Real Beef Treats Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk

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 Recalls All Lots of Filet Squares & Texas Hold’ems Treats (10 oz bag): Salmonella Risk

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.

July 26, 2010

Iams Veterinary Formulas Feline Renal Dry Cat Food (5.5 lb) Bags: Two Lots Recalled Due to Salmonella

Procter & Gamble Co. has recalled two lots of Iams brand prescription renal dry cat food because it could be contaminated with Salmonella. The products are available by prescription through veterinary clinics.

July 15, 2010

Feline’s Pride Expands Natural Chicken Formula Cat Food Recall: Possible Salmonella Contamination

Feline’s Pride has expanded its recall of Feline’s Pride Raw food with ground bone for cats and kittens, Natural Chicken Formula, Net Wt. 2.5 lbs. (1.13 kg., 40 oz.) to include product produced on 6/21/10 (in addition to product produced on 6/10/10), because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.

July 6, 2010

Merrick Pet Care Recalls Beef Filet Squares (10 oz Bag) Due to Salmonella Risk

Merrick Pet Care, Inc. of Amarillo, Texas is recalling 86 cases of its 10oz “Beef Filet Squares for Dogs” pet treats (ITEM # 60016 LOT # 10084TL7 BEST BY MARCH 24, 2012) because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

July 5, 2010

United Pet Group Expands Recall of Pet Nutrition Supplements Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

United Pet Group, Cincinnati, Ohio is voluntarily expanding its recent recall of its Pro-Pet Adult Daily Vitamin Supplement tablets for Dogs to include additional pet nutritional supplement products for dogs and cats due to possible Salmonella contamination.