Drinking Water Additive Recalled Due to Potential Microbial Contamination Issues
MPL Laboratories provides cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing services for sterility and microbial contamination in foods and beverages, over-the-counter medicines, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and other consumer products.
Sparta, NJ, April 10th, 2019 In March, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) posted information about the voluntary recall of a drinking water additive sold by a Texas company. The product was available in the United States and Canada through online sales in one gallon containers as an additive to create catalytic activated energy water. According to the company’s notice, the product was recalled after FDA analysis found it to be contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The Gram-negative, aerobic, rod shaped bacteria is a.......[Read More]
Food Safety Alert Detailing Exposure Risks to Drug-Resistant Brucellosis Linked to Raw Milk Issued by the CDC
MPL Laboratories provides testing solutions to identify microbial pathogens and contaminants in liquids, foods, supplements, cosmetics, consumer products and pharmaceuticals.
Sparta, NJ, March 21st, 2019 Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a new Food Safety Alert. The alert was made after the CDC and state health officials began investigating potential exposures to Brucella strain RB51 in 19 states connected to consuming raw (unpasteurized) milk from a Pennsylvania farm. According to the CDC, this type of Brucella is resistant to first-line drugs and can be difficult to diagnose because of limited testing options and the fact that early Brucella.......[Read More]
Raw Turkey Products the Focus of Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella Infections in the U.S. and Canada
MPL Laboratories provides testing solutions to identify Salmonella and other microbial pathogens and contaminants in foods, supplements, cosmetics, consumer products and pharmaceuticals.
Sparta, NJ, March 7th, 2019 Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published updated information about an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella infections. The outbreak has already sickened hundreds of people in the United States and Canada. According to the CDC’s Investigative Notice as of February 13th, 279 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella have been identified from 41 states and the District of Columbia. Of those, 107 people have been hospitalized and 1 death has been.......[Read More]
Worldwide Recall of an Eye Drop Product Due to Sterility Concerns and Undeclared Ingredient
MPL Laboratories provides comprehensive sterility and other testing services for homeopathic, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and other consumer products to help prevent recalls and protect the public.
Sparta, NJ, February 19th, 2019 Recently, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) posted information about a voluntary recall of eye drops manufactured in Utah that were distributed nationally and internationally. The recall was announced after a recent FDA inspection which found the product was manufactured using practices that do not support its sterility and contained undeclared colloidal silver. According to the notice, use of a non-sterile eye drops could result in a potentially sight threatening eye infection. Exposure to.......[Read More]
Eye Drops Recalled Due to Production Conditions and Sterility Concerns
MPL Laboratories provides sterility and other testing services for homeopathic and pharmaceutical products to protect the public and help prevent costly recalls.
Sparta, NJ, January 24th, 2019 Two months ago, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) posted information about a California firm recalling specific lots of eye relief drops. The recall was announced due to a recent FDA inspection. According to the notice, investigators observed that ophthalmic drugs, which are required to be sterile, were being manufactured without necessary production controls and conditions to assure sterility. The recalled product is an over-the-counter (OTC) homeopathic eye drop. The company states its use is for.......[Read More]
Company Recalls Multiple Natural and Homeopathic Health and Wellness Products due to Microbial Concerns
MPL Laboratories provides sterility and other microbial testing services in its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing facility.
Sparta, NJ, November 29th, 2018 Last month, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) posted information from a Wisconsin company that produces natural and homeopathic products for humans and pets. The company had voluntarily announced a recall of six of its products for humans and two of its products for cats and dogs. The company initiated the recall of the health and wellness products due to microbial contamination concerns. In fact, the recall notice stated, “The products have been tested and found to contain microbial.......[Read More]
Injectable Pharmaceuticals Recalled Due to Lack of Sterility Assurance
MPL Laboratories provides sterility and other pharmaceutical testing services in its FDA registered, cGMP and ISO 17025 compliant testing laboratory.
Sparta, NJ, October 30th, 2017
In October, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) posted information about a pharmaceutical company out of Arkansas that voluntarily announced a product recall of 11 different injectable products. At the time of the notice, the drug company disclosed no known reports of adverse events associated with the recalled injectable drugs, but is advising consumers to immediately stop using the products.
The sterility of the nation’s prescription drug supply is a critical issue for drug manufacturers,.......[Read More]
Cheese Recall Announced After Bacteria Contamination Discovered
MPL Laboratories provides testing services for microbial contaminants in foods, cosmetics, consumer products and pharmaceuticals.
Sparta, NJ, November 7th, 2017
Last month, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) posted information about a company out of Milford, New York that announced a recall of some of their cheese products. In all, three different products are part of the recall taking place with retailers across the state of New York.
The recall was initiated due to microbial contamination concerns after testing conducted by both the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets (NYSDAM) and the food manufacturer found product positive for Listeria.......[Read More]