Recalls for 02/25/2020

UPDATE: The FDA recommends performing contained morcellation in women when laparoscopic power morcellation is appropriate
02/25/2020 Medical Recall

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating our 2014 safety communication on laparoscopic power morcellators to provide new information on the safe and effective use of laparoscopic power morcellation for gynecologic procedures.

Tytek Medical Recalls TM-317 PneumoDart-Pneumothorax Needle Due to Fully and Partially Blocked Needles
02/25/2020 Medical Recall

The needle is used to remove air from the lung cavity. If the needle is blocked, emergency treatment is delayed which can lead to heart or lung failure.

UPDATE: Reduce the Risk of Cardiac Surgery Infection While Using the LivaNova Heater-Cooler System 3T: FDA Safety Communication
02/25/2020 Medical Recall

FDA reminds health care providers and staff of actions to take to reduce the risk of cardiac surgery infection when using the LivaNova Heater-Cooler System 3T.

Sierra Soups Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Gluten in “Pasta e Fagioli” Soup
02/25/2020 Food Recall

Sierra Soups of Fresno, Ca is recalling its 13 ounce packages of "Pasta e Fagioli" because the soup mix contains an individually wrapped package of pasta, which contains gluten