The following recalls have been announced:
--About 180,000 pounds of breaded chicken wings sold by Pilgrim's Pride, of Boaz, Ala. The 20-lb. boxes of "Pierce Chicken Uncooked Hot & Spicy Breaded Chicken Wings Drummettes and Wing Portions" and 10-lb. boxes of "Sweet Georgia Brand Uncooked Hot & Spicy Breaded Chicken Wings 1st and 2nd Sections" contain egg, an undeclared allergen. Each product has the establishment number P-413. The products were produced from Jan. 1 to Oct. 6, and were sold nationwide to restaurants. There have been no reports of adverse reactions. Contact the company at 800-321-1470.
--Albuterol sulfate inhalation solution sold by The Ritedose Corporation of Spartanburg, S.C. The 2.5 mg/3ml single use vials have the wrong concentration and represent a significant health hazard. The product was sold nationwide and in Puerto Rico. Those with questions should contact the company at 803-935-3995 or send an e-mail to recall(at)ritedose.com.
--Weight loss dietary supplements distributed by PRock Marketing, LLC located in central Florida. The company has been informed by the Food and Drug Administration that the weight loss dietary supplements contain an undeclared drug ingredient, Sibutramine. No illnesses or injuries have been reported to the company to date.
The FDA advises against taking all formulas of Fruta Planta/Reduce Weight products. Sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmia or stroke. The products were sold and distributed nationwide via the Internet by several different websites and can also be found in some retail locations.