FDA Food, Pet, and Drug Recall Update: July 2023

Here are the food, pet product, and drug/medical device recalls by the US Food & Drug Administration for July.

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FDA recalls for July 2023
There were 18 recalls by the FDA for July, which is the same as last month. Thirteen of these were due to undeclared allergens on food labels.Image courtesy of Peter Cade / Stone via Getty Images

In the month of July there were 18 recalls announced by the FDA. This is the same number as June, and a decrease from May, which had 32 recalls.

Of these recalls, 15 were in food and beverage, 3 were in drugs/medical devices and 0 were in pet products. Recalls include:

Food & Beverage

A whopping 13 of the 18 recalls were due to mislabeling for an undeclared allergen. The products recalled were:

  • Member’s Mark Breaded Mozzarella Sticks – undeclared egg and soy

  • Ono Vegan Blueberry Muffin Protein Overnight Oats – undeclared milk

  • Tim Heung Yuen Black Melon seed – undeclared soy and wheat

  • Cava Spicy Hummus 8 oz. tub – undeclared sesame

  • Outshine No Sugar Added Strawberry Fruit Bars – undeclared milk

  • Heinen’s Fresh Ground Cashew Butter – undeclared peanut and almond

  • 365 by Whole Foods Market Organic Asian Inspired Chopped Salad Kit 12 oz. – undeclared milk and egg

  • Betty Lou’s Paleo Java Nuts About Energy Balls with Cacao, Coffee & Pumpkin Seeds – undeclared sesame

  • Ziyad Jameed Soup Starter – undeclared milk

  • Spring Valley Potato Blintzes – undeclared milk

  • Fry Daddy Party Mix – undeclared walnuts

  • belVita Breakfast Sandwich Products – undeclared peanuts

  • Van’s Gluten Free Original Waffles – undeclared wheat       

2 others were recalled due to possible Listeria contamination:

  • Cooperstown Cheese Company cheese products – Potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. A total of 1,400 lb of cheese was recalled with sold/distributed dates from 6/21/23 to 7/10/23. Products were distributed in New York State and reached customers through farmers markets, restaurants, and retail stores. 

  • Fromager Ottavi Tome De Brebis Sheep Milk Cheese – Potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. It is one lot, #VC349, 2 x 3.5kg with used by date of 8/5/23.

Drug/Medical Devices

  • SIGMA Spectrum and Spectrum IQ Infusion pumps – An increase in reported false upstream occlusion alarms following the software upgrades

  • Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. Tydemy oral contraceptive – Being out of specification results at the 12-month stability time point

  • Cipla Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Aerosol, 90 mcg (200 Metered Inhalation) – Failure to deliver the recommended dose

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