May 26, 2024 – June 1, 2024 – 3 Recalls (3 FDA, 0 USDA)

Industries: Food (Produce), Medical Devices, Drugs

Current FDA & USDA Recall Trends


Recalls / Contributing Factor(s)

  • 6/1/24 – Food & Beverage – Whole Cucumbers – Salmonella.
    • “The recall was initiated after the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture informed the company that a product sample tested positive for the bacteria. The FDA is conducting whole genome sequencing to determine if this sample is related to an ongoing Salmonella outbreak investigation.” 1
  • 5/31/24 – Medical Devices – SubG Endotracheal Tubes with Subglottic Suction and kits that contain these devices – The inflation tube and other device components have become detached and/or torn from the main tube, resulting in moisture buildup, loss of pressure, or inability to inflate.
    • “Medline Industries, LP voluntarily recalled product after performing a thorough investigation of complaints filed for this issue. Medline Industries, LP has notified the FDA of this action.” 2
  • 5/29/24 – Drugs – Docetaxel Injection, USP – Potential presence of particulate matter.
    • “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – SCHAUMBURG, IL – May 28, 2024 – Sagent Pharmaceuticals today announced the voluntary nationwide recall of two lots of Docetaxel Injection, USP (80 mg per 8 mL multi-dose vials and 160 mg per 16 mL multi-dose vials). The product was distributed by Sagent Pharmaceuticals. Sagent has initiated this voluntary recall of Docetaxel Injection, USP to the User Level as the result of a customer complaint due to potential presence of particulate matter from the stopper in the drug product.” 3





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