Recalls, withdrawals and safety alerts: Eye drops, dog food, soups and more


At the end of each week, the law firm d’Oliveira & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety so they can make informed decisions.

Here are 17 recalls to be aware of this week ...


  • Toyota recalls 1.85 million RAV4 SUVS due fire risks


Drugs and Medications

  • Cardinal Health, Inc. issues voluntary recall of LEADER™ Brand Eye Drops due to possible risk of eye infections
  • The Harvard Drug Group, LLC issues voluntary recall of Rugby® Laboratories Brand Eye Drops due to potential risk of eye infections


Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements

  • Aunt Kitty's Foods recalls chicken pot pie soup due to an undeclared allergen
  • Canadian ham recalled from U.S. after inspectors find lack of reinspection
  • FDA advisory prompts recall of WanaBana fruit puree pouches due to the possibility of elevated lead levels
  • FDA issues warning about certain oysters from British Columbia due to Vibrio
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd. recalls sliced mushrooms due to contamination with Listeria
  • USDA orders recall of empanadas that were not inspected





  • Blue Ridge Beef recalls dog food  after government testing shows Salmonella contamination
  • Mid America Pet Food issues voluntary recall of Victor Beef Meal & Rice Dog Food due to possible Salmonella contamination



Murf Electric Bikes recalls Electric Bicycles due to fall and injury hazards



  • Dixon Ticonderoga recalls Creativity Street Children’s Assorted Craft Buttons due to Violation of Federal Lead Content Ban
  • UncleWu Life recalls Infant Bath Seats due to drowning hazard
  • Yoocaa Baby Loungers recalled due to a failure to meet safety requirements for infant sleep products

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