FDA Recall Update: April 2024

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

Kristen Kazarian, Managing Editor

May 1, 2024

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FDA recalls in April 2024
Yellow oleander, found in 2 products, is a poisonous plant native to Mexico and Central America.Karl-Johan Fabo / iStock / Getty Images Plus via Getty Images

There were 28 recalls in April, which is up from March’s 21, in part due to the animal product recalls and a few more food and beverage recalls.

Out of the 28 recalled products, 19 were in food and beverage including a recall expansion, 3 were animal products, and 6 were in the drug/medical device category.

Food & Beverage

Out of 19 recalls in the food and beverage category, 9 were due to undeclared allergens:

  • Lidl US Deluxe Macarons Party Edition – undeclared wheat, soy, egg, milk, tree nuts (almonds, pistachios, and coconut).

  • Abdallah Candies, Sea Salt Almond Alligators – undeclared almonds

  • Belgian Yummies, SOFRA, and Ria Ice Cream Sandwiches – undeclared wheat, soy, egg, coconut &/or peanuts, FD&C Yellow #5

  • Baron Spices Inc., Blues Hog Seasoning – potential or undeclared soy and wheat

  • Oregon Spice Co., Johnny’s Parmesan Garlic Seasoning – undeclared sesame

  • Home Style Foods Inc., Kowalski Simply Sides Jack’s Potato Salad – undeclared egg

  • Gracie’s Kitchens, King Kullen Broccoli Cutlets – undeclared sesame and wheat

  • Feel Good Foods Cream Cheese Stuffed Mini Bagels – potential or undeclared gluten

  • Roly Poly Bakery Multigrain Bread – undeclared egg

2 recalls were due to inclusion of yellow oleander:

  • World Green Nutrition Inc. ELV Control Herbal Supplement (expansion of January 2024 recall)

  • Global Mix Inc.’s Eva Nutrition, Science of Alpha, Niwali, NWL Nutra – labeled as Tejocote Root but is yellow oleander

1 recall was due to not providing enough nutrition:

  • Sammy’s Milk Goat Milk Toddler Formula – doesn’t provide sufficient nutrition when used as an infant formula

1 recall was due to packaging imperfection:

  • Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil – the glass jar is prone to breakage, causing product to spill.

2 products were recalled due to potential of Salmonella contamination:

  • Infinite Herbs and Melissa’s Fresh Organic Basil

1 other recall was due to potential of Listeria monocytogenes contamination:

  • TAMA Corp., PAISA Queso de Mano PAISA

1 product was recalled for the potential presence of metal fragments

  • H-E-B Creamy Creations ice cream

1 recall was for the potential of E. coli

  • Gibson Farms California Shelled Walnuts, Organic Light Halves and Pieces

1 recall was due to product tainting:

  • ForeverMen Natural Energy Boost – product is tainted with sildenafil and tadalafil

Animal Products

3 animal/veterinary feed products were recalled:

  • ADM Animal Nutrition, Multiple Brand Names of Chicken Feed, Swine Feed, Cattle Feed, Horse Feed – specific lots may contain elevated levels of calcium, phosphorus magnesium, sodium and/or chloride and may harm the animals.

  • ADM Animal Nutrition Pen Pals, MaxLean, ShowTec, Moorman’s Chicken Swine and Rabbit Feed – specific lots may contain elevated levels of magnesium, sodium, calcium and/or phosphorus.

  • Cargill, Nutrena Country Feeds Meat bird 22% Crumble (RV) – product doesn’t include Vitamin D

Drug/Medical Devices

6 recalls were in the drug/medical device category:

  • AvKARE LLC, AVpak Atovaquone Oral Suspension, USP 750mg/5mL – potential Bacillus cereus contamination

  • Aruba Aloe Hand Sanitizer Gel and Alcoholada Gel – product contains methanol

  • Honeywell Safety Products USA, Fendall 2000 Non0Sterile Eyewash Cartridge – non-compliance with current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) requirements

  • Medline and Centurion Convenience kits – potential for a lack of sterility

  • Dr. Reddy’s Sapropterin Dihydrochloride Powder for Oral Solution 100 mg – decreased potency

  • Stop Clopez Corp., Schwinnng Herbal Dietary Supplement – product is tainted with Nortadalafil

About the Author(s)

Kristen Kazarian

Managing Editor

Kristen Kazarian has been a writer and editor for more than three decades. She has worked at several consumer magazines and B2B publications in the fields of food and beverage, packaging, processing, women's interest, local news, health and nutrition, fashion and beauty, automotive, and computers.

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