KARL STORZ METAL CASE

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  • KARL STORZ METAL CASE
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    Italia
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  • italiano

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  • MATERIALI PER IL CONFEZIONAMENTO IN STERILIZZAZIONE - ALTRI

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Status

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  • Ministero della Salute - Italia
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  • Data dell'autorizzazione:
  • 15-05-2010
  • Ultimo aggiornamento:
  • 09-08-2016
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17-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing, under Regulation (EC) No 1829‐2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐112)

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing, under Regulation (EC) No 1829‐2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐112)

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 Maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 (four‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine four single events: MON 89034, 1507, NK603 and DAS‐40278‐9. The GMO Panel previously assessed the four single events and four of their subcombinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the maize single events or their four subcombinations that could lead to modification of the original conclusions on their safety have been identified. Th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐11

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐11

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 (five‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine five single events: MON 89034, 1507, MON 88017, 59122 and DAS‐40278‐9. The GMO Panel previously assessed the 5 single maize events and 11 of their subcombinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the single maize events or their 11 subcombinations that could modify the original conclusions on their safety were identified. Th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

21-12-2018

Avian influenza overview August – November 2018

Avian influenza overview August – November 2018

Published on: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 Between 16 August and 15 November 2018, 14 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N8) outbreaks in poultry establishments in Bulgaria and seven HPAI A(H5N6) outbreaks, one in captive birds in Germany and six in wild birds in Denmark and the Netherlands were reported in the European Union (EU). No human infection due to HPAI A(H5N8) and A(H5N6) viruses have been reported in Europe so far. Seroconversion of people exposed during outbreaks in Russia has been reported in...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Button batteries: prevent their ingestion by young children and adopt the right reflexes in the event of an accident

Button batteries: prevent their ingestion by young children and adopt the right reflexes in the event of an accident

In view of the numerous cases of very young children(usually under the age of 6) ingesting button batteries, with serious and sometimes fatal consequences, the health authorities are once again alerting parents, carers and health professionals to this little-known health risk and making them aware of the immediate steps to take in the event of an accident.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

19-12-2018

The Manhattan Toy Company recalls "Find the Bear" Soft Books

The Manhattan Toy Company recalls "Find the Bear" Soft Books

A metal grommet used to attach a fabric flap to a page in the book may pull apart posing a small parts choking hazard for small children.

Health Canada

18-12-2018

The Children's Place recalls NewbornRosebud, Sophy White Floral, and Ladybug Jazzberry Snowsuits

The Children's Place recalls NewbornRosebud, Sophy White Floral, and Ladybug Jazzberry Snowsuits

Metal snaps on the products may loosen and detach creating a choking hazard.

Health Canada

14-12-2018

Preparation and handling of slime: the health authorities call for continued vigilance

Preparation and handling of slime: the health authorities call for continued vigilance

ANSES, the DGS and the DGCCRF are reiterating the risks associated with preparing and handling "slime", a sticky and elastic putty for kneading that is very popular with children and adolescents. The repeated and prolonged handling of this putty can cause skin irritations and allergies that are sometimes severe. From January to May 2018, the number of reported cases was double the number for all of 2017.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

13-12-2018

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

Published on: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 This report of the European Food Safety Authority and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control presents the results of zoonoses monitoring activities carried out in 2017 in 37 European countries (28 Member States (MS) and nine non-MS). Campylobacteriosis was the commonest reported zoonosis and its EU trend for confirmed human cases increasing since 2008 stabilised during 2013–2017. The decreasing EU trend for confirmed human salmonellosis cases since 2008 end...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

12-12-2018

Del Monte Foods Announces Limited Recall of Canned Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers Due to Under Processing

Del Monte Foods Announces Limited Recall of Canned Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers Due to Under Processing

Del Monte Foods Inc. announced a recall of 64,242 cases of FIESTA CORN Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers due to under-processing. These deviations were part of the commercial sterilization process and could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed. It is important to note that there have been no reports of illness associated with these products to date. No other production codes or products are affected by this recall.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

11-12-2018


The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Basel, Switzerland, from 24/06/2019 to 26/06/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Basel, Switzerland, from 24/06/2019 to 26/06/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Basel, Switzerland, from 24/06/2019 to 26/06/2019

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-12-2018


The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 17/06/2019 to 19/06/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 17/06/2019 to 19/06/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 17/06/2019 to 19/06/2019

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-12-2018


The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Paris, France, from 05/06/2019 to 07/06/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Paris, France, from 05/06/2019 to 07/06/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Paris, France, from 05/06/2019 to 07/06/2019

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-12-2018


The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Madrid, Spain, from 20/05/2019 to 22/05/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Madrid, Spain, from 20/05/2019 to 22/05/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Madrid, Spain, from 20/05/2019 to 22/05/2019

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-12-2018


The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Prague, Czech Republic, from 15/05/2019 to 17/05/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Prague, Czech Republic, from 15/05/2019 to 17/05/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Prague, Czech Republic, from 15/05/2019 to 17/05/2019

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-12-2018


The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 08/04/2019 to 10/04/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 08/04/2019 to 10/04/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 08/04/2019 to 10/04/2019

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-12-2018


The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Berlin, Germany, from 03/04/2019 to 05/04/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Berlin, Germany, from 03/04/2019 to 05/04/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Berlin, Germany, from 03/04/2019 to 05/04/2019

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-12-2018


The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 25/03/2019 to 27/03/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 25/03/2019 to 27/03/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 25/03/2019 to 27/03/2019

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-12-2018


The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Vienna, Austria, from 13/03/2019 to 15/03/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Vienna, Austria, from 13/03/2019 to 15/03/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Vienna, Austria, from 13/03/2019 to 15/03/2019

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-12-2018


The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, London, United Kingdom, from 11/02/2019 to 20/02/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, London, United Kingdom, from 11/02/2019 to 20/02/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, London, United Kingdom, from 11/02/2019 to 20/02/2019

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-12-2018


The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 11/02/2019 to 13/02/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 11/02/2019 to 13/02/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 11/02/2019 to 13/02/2019

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-12-2018


The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Athens, Greece, from 28/01/2019 to 30/01/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Athens, Greece, from 28/01/2019 to 30/01/2019

The new EudraVigilance system and the electronic reporting of individual case safety reports in the ISO/ICH E2B(R3) format: Hands-on training course, Athens, Greece, from 28/01/2019 to 30/01/2019

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

7-12-2018

Pois et Moi recalls certain Pacifier Clips

Pois et Moi recalls certain Pacifier Clips

While opening and closing, the metal clip can break, releasing small parts that may pose a choking hazard to young children.

Health Canada

6-12-2018

Danone North America Issues Allergy Alert and Recall for Light & Fit Greek Crunch S’mores Flavor

Danone North America Issues Allergy Alert and Recall for Light & Fit Greek Crunch S’mores Flavor

Danone North America is voluntarily recalling 3,521 cases of Light & Fit® Greek Crunch Nonfat Yogurt & Toppings S’Mores Flavor sold in the United States with an expiration date of December 30, 2018 and UPC of 36632 03825. It was discovered that some of the toppers sold on the product contain peanuts and are improperly labeled. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

4-12-2018

Joint project on Benchmark Dose modelling with RIVM

Joint project on Benchmark Dose modelling with RIVM

Published on: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 A web application for PROAST, a software package for BMD modelling, was developed to make the use of the BMD approach significantly easier for toxicologists and risk assessors. In addition, model averaging was included in the software, for the most frequently occurring types of data in toxicological studies. The PROAST web application now allows for applying model averaging for the case of both quantal and continuous data, as well as for combined datasets (dose‐response da...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

30-11-2018

The European Union summary report on surveillance for the presence of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in 2017

The European Union summary report on surveillance for the presence of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in 2017

Published on: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 This report presents the results of surveillance on transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in bovine animals, sheep, goats, cervids and other animal species, as well as genotyping in sheep, carried out in 2017 in the European Union (EU) according to Regulation (EC) 999/2001, and in Iceland, Norway and Switzerland. In total, 1,312,714 cattle were tested by the 28 EU Member States (MSs) which is a decrease of 3% compared with 2016; 18,526 were tested by the three n...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-11-2018

FDA warns about rare but serious risks of stroke and blood vessel wall tears with multiple sclerosis drug Lemtrada (alemtuzumab)

FDA warns about rare but serious risks of stroke and blood vessel wall tears with multiple sclerosis drug Lemtrada (alemtuzumab)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that rare but serious cases of stroke and tears in the lining of arteries in the head and neck have occurred in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) shortly after they received Lemtrada (alemtuzumab).

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

28-11-2018

EFSA Scientific Colloquium 24 – 'omics in risk assessment: state of the art and next steps

EFSA Scientific Colloquium 24 – 'omics in risk assessment: state of the art and next steps

Published on: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 In recent years, the development of innovative tools in genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics (designated collectively as 'omics technologies) has opened up new possibilities for applications in scientific research and led to the availability of vast amounts of analytical data. The interpretation and integration of 'omics data can provide valuable information on the functional status of an organism and on the effect of external factors such as stressors. T...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-11-2018

Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on risk of heavy metals, including nickel and lead, found in some kratom products

Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on risk of heavy metals, including nickel and lead, found in some kratom products

FDA scientists tested 26 separate kratom products and found lead and nickel at levels not considered safe for human consumption

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

27-11-2018

ÖHLINS RACING AB recalls Front Air Suspension Bicycle Forks

ÖHLINS RACING AB recalls Front Air Suspension Bicycle Forks

The right-side top cap on some forks may not be adequately torqued which in some cases may lead to the top cap working itself free through riding. When this happens, the air cartridge may abruptly spring out of the stanchion tube causing a risk of injury to the rider.

Health Canada

15-11-2018

Recommendations on the use of the proportionality approach in the framework of risk assessment for pesticide residues

Recommendations on the use of the proportionality approach in the framework of risk assessment for pesticide residues

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The technical report reflects the outcome of the discussions and agreements that were reached in the pesticides peer review meeting on residues and maximum residue levels regarding the principles and guidance for application of the proportionality concept in the risk assessment methodologies used at European level for the estimation of the maximum residue levels for pesticides. In addition, practical experiences on the use of the proportionality approach gained by EFSA hav...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Assessment of genetically modified maize MZHG0JG for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133)

Assessment of genetically modified maize MZHG0JG for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The scope of application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133 is for food and feed uses, import and processing of genetically modified (GM) maize MZHG0JG in the European Union. Maize MZHG0JG was developed to confer tolerance to the herbicidal active substances glyphosate and glufosinate‐ammonium. The molecular characterisation data and bioinformatic analyses do not identify issues requiring food/feed safety assessment. None of the identified differences in the agronomic/phenotypic and com...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

14-11-2018

Nor Cal Food Solutions, LLC ISSUES ALLERGY ALERT ON UNDECLARED Tree Nut – Walnut in The Purveyors Kitchen - Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade

Nor Cal Food Solutions, LLC ISSUES ALLERGY ALERT ON UNDECLARED Tree Nut – Walnut in The Purveyors Kitchen - Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade

Nor Cal Food Solutions, LLC of Auburn, CA is announcing a recall of 567 cases of Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade, manufactured by Purveyors Kitchen, because it contains an undeclared tree nut (walnut). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts (walnuts) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

13-11-2018

The Pictsweet Company Recalls 8-ounce Steam’ables Asparagus Spears due to Potential for <em>Listeria Monocytogenes</em>

The Pictsweet Company Recalls 8-ounce Steam’ables Asparagus Spears due to Potential for <em>Listeria Monocytogenes</em>

The Pictsweet Company has recalled 1,872 cases of Pictsweet Farms 8-ounce Steam’ables Asparagus Spears because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9-11-2018

An increase in poisonings due to wild mushroom consumption: be vigilant!

An increase in poisonings due to wild mushroom consumption: be vigilant!

In response to an increase in the number of cases of poisonings due to wild mushroom consumption reported to the French Poison Control and Monitoring Centres (CAP-TVs), ANSES and the Directorate General for Health (DGS) are issuing a warning to wild mushroom gatherers and reminding them of the good practices to be observed.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

2-11-2018

Barcelona Nut Company Recalls Roasted and Salted in Shell Pistachios Because of Possible Health Risk

Barcelona Nut Company Recalls Roasted and Salted in Shell Pistachios Because of Possible Health Risk

Barcelona Nut Company of Baltimore, Maryland is recalling 239 cases of roasted and salted in shell pistachios, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes-fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

29-10-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the FDA’s new consideration of labeling for sesame allergies

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the FDA’s new consideration of labeling for sesame allergies

Food allergies have touched the lives of most of us. Thousands of Americans experience life-threatening, food-related reactions each year, and an estimated 20 people die from them annually. In some cases, such reactions occur despite a careful reading of packaged food labels by conscientious consumers. To me, that’s unacceptable. The FDA is committed to advancing our efforts to help ensure that Americans have access to the information they need about common allergens in packaged foods.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-10-2018

Multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes sequence type 8 infections linked to consumption of salmon products

Multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes sequence type 8 infections linked to consumption of salmon products

Published on: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 A multi-country outbreak of 12 listeriosis cases caused by Listeria monocytogenes sequence type (ST) 8 has been identified through whole genome sequencing (WGS) analysis in three EU/EEA countries: Denmark (6 cases), Germany (5) and France (1). Four of these cases have died due to or with the disease. It is likely that the extent of this outbreak has been underestimated since the outbreak was identified through sequencing and only a subset of the EU/EEA count...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

22-10-2018

October 18, 2018: Grand Jury Returns Superseding Indictment In Shamo Case; Adds Distribution Of Fentanyl Count Resulting In Death

October 18, 2018: Grand Jury Returns Superseding Indictment In Shamo Case; Adds Distribution Of Fentanyl Count Resulting In Death

October 18, 2018: Grand Jury Returns Superseding Indictment In Shamo Case; Adds Distribution Of Fentanyl Count Resulting In Death

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

28-9-2018

EpiPen and EpiPen Jr auto-injectors may stick in their carrier tube

EpiPen and EpiPen Jr auto-injectors may stick in their carrier tube

Pfizer Canada has advised Health Canada that, in a very small number of cases, some EpiPen (0.3 mg) and EpiPen Jr (0.15 mg) auto-injector devices may not slide out of their carrier tube easily, or at all. This could delay or prevent emergency treatment, possibly leading to patient disability or death.

Health Canada

28-9-2018

EQ3 recalls Arie Chair

EQ3 recalls Arie Chair

The weld of the metal mounting plate can fail, resulting in the chair's stem breaking off and the chair falling, which presents a fall hazard to consumers.

Health Canada

28-9-2018

Avian influenza overview May – August 2018

Avian influenza overview May – August 2018

Published on: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Between 16 May and 15 August 2018, three highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N8) outbreaks in poultry establishments and three HPAI A(H5N6) outbreaks in wild birds were reported in Europe. Three low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) outbreaks were reported in three Member States. Few HPAI and LPAI bird cases have been detected in this period of the year, in accordance with the seasonal expected pattern of LPAI and HPAI. There is no evidence to date ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

26-9-2018

Medical Devices Safety Update, Volume 6, Number 5, September 2018

Medical Devices Safety Update, Volume 6, Number 5, September 2018

Case studies in Incident Report Investigations; review of reusable biopsy forceps devices; care required with patient lifters

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

13-9-2018

Contaminated valsartan has so far not caused an increased incidence of cancer cases in Denmark

Contaminated valsartan has so far not caused an increased incidence of cancer cases in Denmark

A Danish registry study has examined if the cancer incidence rate is higher among people treated with the blood pressure lowering medicine Valsartan, which due to the risk of contamination was recalled from the market in July 2018. The study concludes that no increased cancer incidence can be seen at present.

Danish Medicines Agency

11-9-2018

Risk assessment of white willow (Salix alba) in food

Risk assessment of white willow (Salix alba) in food

Published on: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 This Technical Report contains a description of the activities within the work programme of the EU‐FORA Fellowship on the risk assessment of white willow in food. The bark of different varieties of willow has had a long history of medical use as a means to reduce fever and as a painkiller. Willow bark is also used in weight loss and sports performance food supplements. The labelling of these products usually does not mention any restrictions to the length of...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

11-9-2018

Novel foods: a risk profile for the house cricket (Acheta domesticus)

Novel foods: a risk profile for the house cricket (Acheta domesticus)

Published on: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Novel foods could represent a sustainable alternative to traditional farming and conventional foodstuffs. Starting in 2018, Regulation (EU) 2283/2015 entered into force, laying down provisions for the approval of novel foods in Europe, including insects. This Approved Regulation establishes the requirements that enable Food Business Operators to bring new foods into the EU market, while ensuring high levels of food safety for European consumers. The present ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

11-9-2018

Risk ranking of chemical and microbiological hazards in food

Risk ranking of chemical and microbiological hazards in food

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Risk ranking is a versatile tool used to prioritise activities performed by public health regulatory bodies. It also allows efficient communication between all stakeholders in the process of risk analysis. However, risk ranking methods are still not optimal. Because of the different approaches employed in the risk assessment of microbiological agents and chemicals, it is difficult to rank them together using the same metrics. In our work, we first discuss di...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

11-9-2018

Modelling of inactivation through heating for quantitative microbiological risk assessment (QMRA)

Modelling of inactivation through heating for quantitative microbiological risk assessment (QMRA)

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 EFSA regards the household as a stage in the food chain that is important for the final number of food‐borne infections. The fate of a pathogen in the private kitchen largely depends on consumer hygiene during preparation of food and on its proper cooking, especially in the case of meat. Unfortunately, detailed information on the microbiological survival in meat products after heating in the consumer kitchen is lacking. The aim of the study was to improve th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Scientific Opinion about the Guidance of the Chemical Regulation Directorate (UK) on how aged sorption studies for pesticides should be conducted, analysed and used in regulatory assessments

Scientific Opinion about the Guidance of the Chemical Regulation Directorate (UK) on how aged sorption studies for pesticides should be conducted, analysed and used in regulatory assessments

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The EFSA Panel on Plant Protection Products and their Residues reviewed the guidance on how aged sorption studies for pesticides should be conducted, analysed and used in regulatory assessment. The inclusion of aged sorption is a higher tier in the groundwater leaching assessment. The Panel based its review on a test with three substances taken from a data set provided by the European Crop Protection Association. Particular points of attention were the quali...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-8-2018

Recall Re-Announcement: Unitary Products Group of York International Corp. recalls Coleman, Coleman Evcon and Red T brand furnaces

Recall Re-Announcement: Unitary Products Group of York International Corp. recalls Coleman, Coleman Evcon and Red T brand furnaces

The furnaces can overheat causing the heat exchanger to crack, burn-through and in extreme cases cause furnace wrapper burn-through. This can lead to heating and possible burning of the drywall and other combustibles adjacent to the furnace, which poses a risk of significant property damage, personal injury or death.

Health Canada

7-8-2018

Recall Re-Announcement:Unitary Products Group of York International Corp. recallsColeman, Coleman Evcon and Red T brand furnaces

Recall Re-Announcement:Unitary Products Group of York International Corp. recallsColeman, Coleman Evcon and Red T brand furnaces

The furnaces can overheat causing the heat exchanger to crack, burn-through and in extreme cases cause furnace wrapper burn-through. This can lead to heating and possible burning of the drywall and other combustibles adjacent to the furnace, which poses a risk of significant property damage, personal injury or death.

Health Canada

3-8-2018

Apricot kernels pose a risk of cyanide poisoning

Apricot kernels pose a risk of cyanide poisoning

A familiar ingredient for jam-makers, apricot kernels are increasingly being consumed as a natural remedy for their claimed "anti-cancer" properties. While one kernel added to perfume several jars of jam is not a problem, ingesting them in large quantities exposes consumers to the risk of cyanide poisoning. ANSES has identified several cases of apricot kernel poisoning in France through its toxicovigilance scheme, and encourages consumers to exercise caution.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

25-7-2018

Kraft Heinz Voluntarily Recalls Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip Distributed to Retailers

Kraft Heinz Voluntarily Recalls Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip Distributed to Retailers

As a precaution, approximately 7,000 cases of Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip are being voluntarily recalled because the affected product is showing signs of product separation which can lead to a potential health hazard. This could create conditions that could allow for the growth of Clostridium botulinum (C. botulinum), a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

25-7-2018

Pollen allergies and food supplements: ANSES reminds consumers of the precautions to be taken

Pollen allergies and food supplements: ANSES reminds consumers of the precautions to be taken

Cases of allergies associated with the consumption of food supplements are regularly reported to ANSES under its nutrivigilance scheme. Recently, severe allergies following the consumption of food supplements containing hive products (royal jelly, propolis) and pollen have been reported. ANSES reminds consumers that people who are allergic to pollen can potentially be at risk from allergies when consuming foods and food supplements containing products of the beehive.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

19-7-2018

H-E-B Voluntarily Issues Recall Two Variety Packs of Creamy Creations Ice Creams and Sherbets in 3-Ounce Cups Recalled due to Broken Metal in Processing Equipment

H-E-B Voluntarily Issues Recall Two Variety Packs of Creamy Creations Ice Creams and Sherbets in 3-Ounce Cups Recalled due to Broken Metal in Processing Equipment

H-E-B is voluntarily issuing a recall for two variety packs of Creamy Creations ice cream and sherbets in 3-ounce cups due to broken metal found in processing equipment during routine maintenance. The potentially affected products were distributed only to H-E-B stores in Texas. Please note, the product was not distributed to the Houston area or Mexico.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-7-2018

Hy-Vee Voluntarily Recalls Spring Pasta Salad Due to Reported Illnesses

Hy-Vee Voluntarily Recalls Spring Pasta Salad Due to Reported Illnesses

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (July 17, 2018) — Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling its Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad due to the potential that it may be contaminated with Salmonella. The potential for contamination was brought to Hy-Vee’s attention last night when approximately 20 illnesses in Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa were potentially linked back to customers consuming the salad. The voluntary recall includes Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salads in both 1 pound (16 oz.) an...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-7-2018

The PictSweet Company Recalls 12 Ounce Steam’ables Baby Brussel Sprouts for Undeclared Milk and Soy Allergens

The PictSweet Company Recalls 12 Ounce Steam’ables Baby Brussel Sprouts for Undeclared Milk and Soy Allergens

Bells, TN – The Pictsweet Company has recalled 960 cases of Pictsweet Farms 12-ounce Steam’ables Baby Brussels Sprouts because they may contain undeclared milk and soy allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or soy may run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume this product.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12-7-2018

FDA Investigating Potential Connection Between Diet and Cases of Canine Heart Disease

FDA Investigating Potential Connection Between Diet and Cases of Canine Heart Disease

FDA is alerting pet owners and veterinary professionals about reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain pet foods containing peas, lentils, other legume seeds, or potatoes as main ingredients.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-7-2018

LL’S Magnetic Clay Inc. Expands Allergy Alert On Undeclared Allergens In Prescript-Assist Dietary Supplement To All Lots

LL’S Magnetic Clay Inc. Expands Allergy Alert On Undeclared Allergens In Prescript-Assist Dietary Supplement To All Lots

LL’s Magnetic Clay, Inc. of Austin, Texas is recalling all lots of Prescript-Assist (still within expiration date), a dietary supplement it marketed until late 2017, because of its potential to contain undeclared allergens, including almonds, crustaceans, milk, casein, eggs, and peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these specific types of allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

2-10-2018

Metalyse (Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH)

Metalyse (Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH)

Metalyse (Active substance: tenecteplase) - Centralised - Yearly update - Commission Decision (2018)6489 of Tue, 02 Oct 2018

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

24-9-2018

INCRELEX (Ipsen Pharma)

INCRELEX (Ipsen Pharma)

INCRELEX (Active substance: Mecasermin) - Centralised - Yearly update - Commission Decision (2018)6240 of Mon, 24 Sep 2018

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

21-8-2018

It’s #ContactLensHealthWeek! Remember to wear your contacts no longer than recommended and to replace your contact lens case once every 3 months!  https://go.usa.gov/xUskq 
#OnePairTakeCarepic.twitter.com/VRDkVPvMTR

It’s #ContactLensHealthWeek! Remember to wear your contacts no longer than recommended and to replace your contact lens case once every 3 months! https://go.usa.gov/xUskq  #OnePairTakeCarepic.twitter.com/VRDkVPvMTR

It’s #ContactLensHealthWeek! Remember to wear your contacts no longer than recommended and to replace your contact lens case once every 3 months! https://go.usa.gov/xUskq  #OnePairTakeCare pic.twitter.com/VRDkVPvMTR

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-8-2018

Scientific guideline:  Draft guideline on clinical investigation of medicinal products in the treatment of epileptic disorders - Revision 3, draft: consultation open

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on clinical investigation of medicinal products in the treatment of epileptic disorders - Revision 3, draft: consultation open

The present document is a third revision of the existing guideline. It should be considered as general guidance on the development of medicinal products for the treatment of epileptic disorders and should be read in conjunction with other EMA and ICH guidelines, which may apply to these conditions and patient populations. The main changes to the existing guideline include incorporation of the new classification / definitions of seizure types and epilepsies, the acceptance of add-on studies in support o...

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency