February 18, 2024 – February 24, 2024 – 5 Recalls (5 FDA, 0 USDA)

Current FDA & USDA Recall Trends


Recall / Contributing Factor(s)

  • 2/23/24 – Food & Beverage – Banh Ba Xa and Banh Pia – Undeclared Egg.
    • “The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the affected products may have been mistakenly had an egg wash applied. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem may have been caused by a mistake in the manufacturer’s production and packaging process.” 1
  • 2/23/24 – Food & Beverage – Brazil Seed Pure Natural Semilla de Brasil & Tejo Root, Raiz de Tejocte – Product contains yellow oleander, a poisonous plant.
    • “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 22, 2024 – San Luis, AZ, G.A. Mart dba H&Natural, is voluntarily recalling 2 lots of H&NATURAL TejoRoot, 10g pills and 2 lots of H&NATURAL Brazil Seed, .167g Seeds to the consumer level. The products have been found via random FDA testing to contain yellow oleander, a poisonous plant native to Mexico and Central America.” 2
  • 2/23/24 – Food & Beverage – Alipotec Raiz de Tejocote – Product contains yellow oleander, a poisonous plant.
    • “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 20, 2024 Los Angeles, CA – Backstage Center is issuing a recall of approximately 280 Bottles of Alipotec Raiz de Tejocote, dietary supplements, that are labeled with the “Alipotec King” sticker. This recall is being initiated because FDA analysis found that the product contains toxic yellow oleander.” 3
  • 2/21/24 – Food & Beverage – Enchiladas – Potential for Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
    • “Rico Brand of Salt Lake City, Utah is voluntary recalling Ready-to-eat Enchiladas made with Queso Fresco containing cheese as part of the voluntary recall from Rizo-Lopez Foods, Inc. due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.” 4
  • 2/19/24 – Food & Beverage – Baby’s Vitamin D3 Liquid – Elevated level of Vitamin D3 dosage.
    • Watsonville, Calif. (Feb. 17, 2024)Nordic Naturals is voluntarily recalling one lot of Nordic Naturals Baby’s Vitamin D3 Liquid, 0.76 fl. oz. (22.5 mL), 400 IU (10mcg) D3. This recall is being conducted due to a manufacturing error that resulted in an elevated level of Vitamin D3 dosage or super potent dose. The affected lot number is 234909, with an expiration date of December 2025.” 5

1 https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/lqnn-inc-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-egg-banh-ba-xa-and-banh-pia-products

2 https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/ga-mart-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-hnatural-tejoroot-and-hnatural-brazil-seed-dietary

3 https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/backstage-center-issuing-recall-approximately-280-bottles-alipotec-raiz-de-tejocote-dietary

4 https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/rico-brand-recalls-enchilada-trays-due-possible-listeria-monocytogenes-contamination

5 https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/nordic-naturals-issues-voluntary-recall-babys-vitamin-d3-liquid-due-elevated-levels-vitamin-d3

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