On March 17, Kraft Foods announced the recall of approximately 6.5 million boxes of its original macaroni and cheese product, which were distributed across the country -- most likely including many here in New Jersey. However, at last report, the Food and Drug Administration had not yet classified the recall. The FDA is responsible for assigning a consumer risk factor to dangerous products.
Pharmacy Creations is a compound pharmacy located here in New Jersey. Recently, the Federal Drug Administration published information regarding Pharmacy Creations' voluntary recall of four potentially dangerous products. So far, the company has not received any reports of illness or death related to this recall.
Many New Jersey consumers use spices to take ordinary meals and transform them into culinary experiences from around the world. Sadly, the spices used to do so can also be dangerous products. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration conducted an extensive investigation into the safety of the spices consumed in the United States. In its report, issued in June of last year, it was discovered that over 80 percent of the spices used here in the United States are contaminated with Salmonella.
People all over the United States enjoy the convenience of Dole's bagged salads. Unfortunately, several varieties of the product are being recalled as potentially dangerous products. New Jersey is on a short list of 15 states where the affected products were sold.
An unspoken expectation exists that any product designed and made for babies is going to be safe. Unfortunately, not all products live up to this expectation. Some New Jersey residents may need to know that Britax Child Safety Inc. has recalled many of its strollers because they are considered dangerous products.