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Walgreens and CVS Install Drug Take Back Kiosks.

The United States is in the middle of an opioid epidemic. Every day, 134 people die of opiate-related overdoses. So many people are overdosing from heroin and synthetic opioids that the U.S. life expectancy shortened two years in a row. In the first advisory form a Surgeon General since 2005,...
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Puriton Eye Relief Drops Can Harm Your Eyes.

Kadesh Incorporation Issued a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Puriton Eye Relief Drops. The complete statement can be found on the FDA’s recall page. The recall was due to non-sterile conditions during production. When the FDA inspected the production site, the investigators discovered that the necessary production controls and conditions for...
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Drug Recall: ORTHO-NOVUM

Janssen Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall for three lots of ORTHO-NOVUM tablets. The packages had the wrong instructions for the Veridate® dispenser included in them. Only three lots of ORTHO-NOVUM were affected: ORTHO-NOVUM® 1/35, ORTHO-NOVUM® 7/7/7, ORTHO-NOVUM® 7/7/7. The FDA website has detailed information about the specific lots. ORTHO-NOVUM® (norethindrone/ethinyl...
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Product Recall: Fried Onions with Listeria and Salmonella

Possible Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes contamination is affecting multiple products and crossing State lines. The reason for the recall was contaminated ingredients sold and shipped by McCain Foods. Initially, they identified the contamination in their onion ingredients. First, “Out of an abundance of caution”,  Hy-Vee recalled the following products from...
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The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Is This Saturday, Oct. 27th of 2018!

This Saturday, Oct. 27th of 2018, the DEA has organized a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day throughout the entire Country. This is one way of helping to deal with the opioid crisis that has been declared a national crisis recently. MedWaste Management will provide continued coverage of take back...
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Drug Recall: Valsartan

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has twice expanded its recall of several drug products containing the active ingredient Valsartan from Major Pharmaceuticals, Solco Healthcare, and Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd., as well as valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide from Solco and Teva. The reason for the recall is the presence of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). NDMA...
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Drug Take Back And Sharps Collection Day In Napa County

Drug Take Back And Sharps Collection Day In Napa County - Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10am to 2pm, at numerous Napa County locations. The Police Departments and Sherriff's offices in Napa County, along with Kaiser Permanente and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will host unused medication and sharps (used syringes and...
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Cortaid Recall: Anti-Itch Application May End Up Needing Antibiotic

Product Quest has issued a Cortaid recall, among other products. An internal quality review revealed possible contamination of Cortaid Anti-itch Cream products with  Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The recall covers all lots and expiration dates of Cortaid Creams. This includes Cortaid 12-hour Advanced Anti-Itch Cream, sold in 1.5-ounce tubes; Cortaid Maximum Strength...
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