March 10, 2024 – March 16, 2024 – 5 Recalls (3 FDA, 2 USDA)

Current FDA & USDA Recall Trends


Recall / Contributing Factor(s)

  • 3/13/24 – Food & Beverage – Honey Roasted Cashews – Undeclared milk and coconut allergens.
    • “The recall was initiated after a consumer report of finding coconut cashews within a container labeled as honey roasted cashews. An investigation identified that a limited number of incorrect honey roasted cashew labels were applied to the plastic cans of coconut cashews during the manufacturing process.” 1
  • 3/12/24 – Drugs – Treprostinil 20mg/20mL Injection – Potential Presence of Silicone Particulate Matter.
    • “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 12, 2024 – DUBLIN, Ireland – Endo International plc announced today that one of its operating companies, Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. (Par), is voluntarily recalling one lot of Treprostinil Injection 20mg/20mL (1mg/mL) to the consumer level. The product is being recalled due to the potential for the presence of silicone particulates in the product solution.” 2
  • 3/11/24 – Food & Beverage – Mint No Bake Cookies – Undeclared Peanut Allergen.
    • “The recall was initiated after it was discovered that Wesco Mint No Bake Cookie Bites containing peanut butter were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by incorrect product formulation within the manufacturing facility’s new software system.” 3


  • 3/13/24 – Food – Ready-to-Eat (RTE) apple walnut with chicken salad bowl products – due to misbranding and undeclared wheat allergen.
    • “The problem was discovered by the establishment during a routine quality assurance check of ingredient labels. The establishment then notified FSIS that the product may contain wheat, which is not declared on the label.” 4
  • 3/10/24 – Food – Ready-to-Eat (RTE) breakfast burrito products – may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.
    • “The problem was discovered after FSIS performed routine product testing and the results indicated the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.” 5







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