December 2023 – 12/24 – 12/31 – 4 Recalls (4 FDA, 0 USDA)

Current FDA & USDA Recall Trends


Recall / Contributing Factor(s)

  • 12/31/23 – Infant Formula & Foods – Nutramigen Powder infant formula in 12.6 and 19.8oz cans – Potential Cronobacter sakazakii contamination.
    • “Due to a possibility of contamination with Cronobacter sakazakii in product sampled outside the U.S. All product in question went through extensive testing by MJN and tested negative for the bacteria.” 1
  • 12/28/23 – Food & Beverage – Soybean Sprouts in 1 lb bags – Potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.
    • “The recall was initiated after a random sample was collected and analyzed by the state of Virginia, which resulted in confirmation of presence Listeria Monocytogenes in the product.” 2
  • 12/26/23 – Drugs – 2% Sodium bicarbonate injection, 8.4% Sodium bicarbonate injection, Atropine sulfate injection – Presence of Glass Particulate Matter.
    • The recall was initiated due to the potential for presence of glass particulate matter, identified during product inspection.” 3
  • 12/26/23 – Food & Beverage – Melissa’s Hot Kimchi – Undeclared Fish.
    • “World Variety Produce, Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is recalling Melissa’s Kimchi Hot 14 oz, because of mislabeling of allergen ingredient “Fish” was not listed in the ingredient panel within the allergen information panel.”
    • The recall was as the result of an internal finding of an product artwork review by Melissa’s Design/Artwork department which revealed that the printed artwork was mislabeled and did not have an allergen listing of “Fish”. World Variety Produce, Inc. has ceased the production and distribution of the product as FDA, World Variety Produce, Inc. continues their investigation as to what caused the issue.” 4


No USDA Recalls Listed





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