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FDA alerts consumers of nationwide voluntary recall of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting consumers to Meridian Medical Technologies’ voluntary recall of 13 lots of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr (epinephrine injection) Auto-Injector products used for emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions. This recall is due to the potential that these […]

MAJOR RECALL : Grain Craft Flour & Hostess Brands, LLC Issues Recall Possible Undeclared Peanut Residue In Certain Snack Products

Fast Facts FDA advises consumers with severe peanut allergies to avoid the following products being recalled because of peanut residue in certain flour originating from Grain Craft. Grain Craft has recalled its affected flour. FDA is working with other companies that received the affected flour […]

RECALL : Udi’s Gluten Free Au Naturel Granola with UPC 6-98997-80615-8 and Best By 041913 12265 1

We have recently learned that Udi’s Healthy Foods LLC, in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is voluntarily recalling certain lots of its 12-ounce bags of Udi’s Gluten Free Au Naturel Granola. Our records indicate that you have purchased one of the […]

Dominos Has A Gluten Free Pizza But Not A Gluten Free Kitchen

Domino’s Pizza seems to have taken one step forward and two steps back move in the eyes of many familiar with celiac disease with it’s new gluten free crust. It is clear that many restaurant chains are now posting information regarding gluten and making sure […]

Odwalla Chocolate Protein Monster recalled; Peanut Allergy – Severe Reactions

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2012 Contact: Susan Stribling Odwalla Inc. 404.676.4120 ODWALLA, INC. ISSUES NATIONWIDE ALLERGY ALERT ON CHOCOLATE PROTEIN MONSTER BEVERAGE Dinuba, CA —Odwalla, Inc. is recalling Odwalla Chocolate Protein Monster beverage in 12-oz and 32-oz bottles, with “enjoy by” dates prior […]

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary, Nationwide Retail Level Recall of Four Lots of Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine Tablets

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals today issued a voluntary nationwide  retail level recall of Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine Tablets USP, 50mg/325mg/40mg, and Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen  Tablets, USP 7.5mg/500mg. This recall was initiated because an individual bottle of Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine Tablets USP, 50mg/325mg/40mg, 500 count was […]

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Joins “HAE: Learn About It, Talk About It,” Consortium of Specialist Organizations Committed to Advancing Care of Patients With Hereditary Angioedema (HAE)

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today announced it has joined a growing collaboration of professional organizations in the program, “HAE: Learn About It, Talk About It.”  This peer-to-peer clinician education program facilitates education and dialogue among several disciplines and specialties that see patients […]

1 in 13 U.S. Children Suffer from Food Allergies, Study Finds

According to a national survey of more than 38,000 families, 8 percent of children in the United States suffer from a food allergy –  a considerably higher number than reported in previous studies.  In addition to estimating that 5.9 million children under age 18 now […]

ImmunoCAP(R) Used in Largest Cross-sectional Allergy Study Ever

Phadia, the worldwide leader of in vitro allergy diagnostics, is pleased to contribute to the largest cross-sectional allergy study ever conducted through the use of its ImmunoCAP(R) Specific IgE blood test, the market leading in vitro allergy diagnostic test. The landmark study by Quest Diagnostics, […]

Children’s Hospital Study Shows Pediatric Patient Crowding Can be Reduced by Smoothing Occupancy Levels

Children’s hospitals can reduce higher patient occupancy rates most often experienced during weekdays by scheduling more patients to be admitted on days with lighter schedules, according to a study published by researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and other pediatric institutions. The study, which […]