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MiniMed insulin pumps recalled after 2,175 injuries, 1 confirmed death

Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps are being recalled by the company due to a dosing defect that has already caused 2,175 injuries and at least one death. On Thursday, the FDA issued a statement warning that the MiniMed 600 Series devices are known to have a missing or broken retainer ring, which helps keep the insulin… Read More »

Bacon and ready-to-eat turkey products recalled in four states

Blue Grass Quality Meats is recalling 121,083 pounds of the products because they contain soy, an allergen that’s not declared on the product labels, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday. The bacon and turkey breast items — all Cajun style — were produced on various dates between October 29,… Read More »

What should you do if your blood pressure medication has been recalled?

Over the past several months, you may have heard that the FDA has recalled certain lots of angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) medications due to the presence of impurities. These contaminants — nitrosamine impurities — may occur as a byproduct of the manufacturing process. They include N-Nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) and N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which can potentially cause… Read More »