Recalls for 08/29/2013

Cubicin (daptomycin for injection): Recall - Glass Particulate Matter Present in Four Lots
08/29/2013 Medical Recall

Risk of thromboembolism and pulmonary emboli, some life-threatening.

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Cubist Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Four Lots of Cubicin (Daptomycin for Injection) 500mg in 10ml Single Use Vials Due to Presence of Particulate Matter
08/29/2013 Food Recall

Lexington, Mass. – Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBST) today announced it is voluntarily recalling four lots of CUBICIN® (daptomycin for injection) to the user level due to the presence of particulate matter found in a number of vials from these lots. No adverse events have been reported to date in association with a product complaint of vials containing glass particulates.

  • Company:
    Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Problem
    Particulate Matter
Gilenya (fingolimod) - Drug Safety Communication: Investigating Rare Brain Infection
08/29/2013 Medical Recall

Patient has developed a rare and serious brain infection after taking the drug.

  • Company:
    Novartis
L.L.Bean Recalls Step Stools Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
08/29/2013 Product Recall

The painted wood cottage step stools can slide or tip over and cause falls.

  • Company:
    L.L.Bean Inc.
  • Product:
    Painted cottage step stools
  • Problem
    Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
  • Recall Number
    13-750
Stryker Spine: Class 1 Recall - OASYS Midline Occiput Plate
08/29/2013 Medical Recall

Post-operative fracture of the pin that connects the head to the plate body.

  • Company:
    OASYS
Build-A-Bear Recalls Stuffed Animal Toy Due to Choking Hazard
08/29/2013 Product Recall

The Monsters movie Sulley character's eye can detach.

  • Company:
    Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc., of St. Louis, Mo. 
  • Product:
    Sulley character stuffed animal
  • Problem
    Choking Hazard
  • Recall Number
    13-274
California Firm Recalls Additional Pork Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
08/29/2013 Food Recall

Westlake Foods, a Santa Ana, Calif., establishment, is recalling a total of approximately 69,123 pounds of cured pork products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens.

  • Company:
    Westlake Foods