Health alert: FDA expands recall of infant ibuprofen over safety worries.
New Jersey company Tris Pharma, Inc. is adding more products to its recall of infant ibuprofen.
The company made the announcement that more of the products were found to have nearly 10% in excess of the ibuprofen limit. They are being sold at Walmart, CVS and Family Dollar.
In the three batches are being recalled, Trips Pharma warned of "safety issues or toxicity" to infants who consume over 700% of the dosage normally recommended.
The recalled product is "Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL." Batched being recalled are 4718, 00717005A, and 00717006A.
The expirations dates of the bottles are December 2019 for the first and February 2019 for the second two respectively. They carry the "Equate" label for Walmart.
The company claimed that no one has reported being harmed by the medication as of yet. However, they warned that infants "already susceptible to the adverse effects" will more likely be affected by a recalled bottle.
They further advised customers to reach out to their physician if they have a bottle from an affected batch. Regarding refunds, they should speak to their retailer.
Consumers can look out for side effects such as nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, and diarrhea. Other symptoms such as "tinnitus (ringing of the ears), headache, and gastrointestinal bleeding" may be observed.
The company is still investigating how the situation happened. For additional information, persons should call Tris Customer Service at 732-940-0358.
Another recall is currently going on for Tyson Foods' chicken nuggets. The company announced the recall of over 36,000 pounds after consumer reports of extraneous material in the five-pound packages.
The affected nuggets are found in "club store distribution centers in Arizona, California, Illinois, New Jersey, and Utah." A statement from Tyson also revealed that the use by date is November 26, 2019.
The case codes found on the packages is 3308SDL03 and the establishment core is P-13556. Persons with the nuggets should immediately throw them out or return them to the retail store of purchase.
Additionally, the Food and Drug Administration issued a press release to recall peaches, nectarines, and plums sold at Walmart, Aldi, and Costco in over a dozen states.
The fruit is being distributed by Jac. Vandenberg, Inc. of Yonkers, New York. The fruits may contain listeria monocytogenes contamination. 1,727 cartons of peaches, 1,207 cartons of nectarines, and 365 cartons of plums are being recalled.
Consumers who return recalled fruit should get a full refund from the point of purchase. The fruit distributor urged people to email them with any questions at email@example.com.
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