Recalls & Alerts Published by NAFDAC

The attention of the agency has been drawn to the voluntary recall of batches of curry products produced by Oriental Packing Co., Inc under different labels because it is contaminated with lead. Lead can accumulate in the body over time and can cause serious and sometimes permanent adverse health consequences. The turmeric in the curry is a possible source of lead.

Details of Recalled Products

  1. Product Name:  Blue Mountain Country Curry Powder
  • Product Lot Codes: 111015, 012516, 020816, 031416, 040216, 051216, 060116.
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION PK/SIZE UPC
521528 Blue mountain curry 2 oz hot 24/2 OZ 9349002423
528674 Blue mountain curry 2 oz hot 24/2 OZ 9349002423
521530 Blue mountain curry 6 oz hot 24/6 OZ 9349002447
528675 Blue mountain curry 6 oz hot 24/6 OZ 9349002447
521546 Blue mountain curry 22 oz hot 12/22 OZ 9349004953
528682 Blue mountain curry 22 oz hot 12/22 OZ 9349004953
526032 Blue mountain curry powder hot jar 4/5 LB 9349005165
521552 Blue mountain curry 2 oz 24/2 OZ 9349199031
528685 Blue mountain curry 2 oz 24/2 OZ 9349199031
521544 Blue mountain curry 22 oz 12/22 OZ 9349004885
528681 Blue mountain curry 22 oz 12/22 OZ 9349004885
521554 Blue mountain curry 6 oz 24/6 OZ 9349199062
528686 Blue mountain curry 6 oz 24/6 OZ 9349199062
535986 Blue mountain curry 6 oz 24/6 OZ 9349199062
526034 Blue mountain curry powder mild jar 4/5 LB 9349005301
521536 Blue mountain jerk seasoning powder 6 oz 24/6 OZ 9349003482
528678 Blue mountain jerk seasoning powder 6 oz 24/6 OZ 9349003482
556202 Blue mountain curry powder  (plastic btl) 24/4 OZ 9349005370
  1. Product Name: Jamaican Choice Curry and Jamaican Choice Hot Curry
  • Expiry Dates:1/11/18 – 29/6/19
  • Affected Lot Codes:
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION PK/SIZE UPC
77657 Jamaican choice curry powder 24/2.25 OZ 27246102053
63318 Jamaican choice hot curry 24/2.25 OZ 27246102138
77658 Jamaican choice curry powder 12/6.25 OZ 27246102060
53414 Jamaican choice hot curry powder 12/6.25 OZ 27246102145
69605 finest hot curry powder (bag) 12/6 OZ 27246102077
77648 Jamaican choice hot curry powder 12/22 OZ 27246101513
77671 Jamaican choice hot curry powder 12/22 OZ 27246102015
  1. Product Name:  Ocho Rios Brand
  • Ocho-Rios Jamaican Nice Mild Curry Powder
  • Ocho Rios Spicy Curry Powder
  • Ocho Rios Jerk Curry Seasoning Mild
  • Ocho Rios Jerk Curry Seasoning Spicy
  • Ocho Rios Jamaican style curry powder
  • Ocho Rios hot,n spicy Jamaican style curry powder
  • Expiry Date: 1/11/18 – 29/6/19
  • Affected Lot Numbers: 013016 and 041416
  1. Product Name: Oriental Brand
  • Oriental Brand Grade A Jamaican Curry powder
  • Oriental Brand Grade A Jamaican curry powder hot & spicy

HOT/SPICY LOT NUMBERS BEST BEFORE DATE: 11/1/18 through 6/29/19

12516 21616 31616 40216 42116 51816 60316 62416 111915
12616 21716 31916 40816 42216 51916 61316 62716  
12716 22216 32319 41216 42716 52316 61416 62916  
12916 30116 32416 41316 42816 53116 61516 120115  
20316 30516 32516 41416 42916 60116 61616 120215  
20916 30716 32616 42016 51716 60216 62316 120315  

MILD LOT NUMBERS BEST BEFORE DATE: 11/1/18 through 6/29/19

12516 20316 21716 31516 40216 41916 51516 60716 62716
12616 20416 22216 31816 40316 41416 51616 61316 62816
12716 20516 22616 31916 40416 42016 52716 61416 120316
12816 20816 30216 32216 40516 42116 53116 61516 120315
13016 20916 30516 32416 40716 42216 60216 61616 112015
20116 21216 30716 32516 41216 42516 60316 62216 112315
20216 21316 31416 32916 41316 50316 60616 62316  

 

  1. Product Name:  Grace Curry Powder
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION PK/SIZE UPC
66779 GRACE Curry Powder 12/6 OZ 55270091029
66778 GRACE Hot Curry Powder 12/6 OZ 55270091043
90305 GRACE Curry Powder Hot 12/2 OZ 55270091012
66330 GRACE Powder Hot Curry 24/2oz. 13/2 OZ 55270091036
544547 GRACE GR CARIB TRDHOT CURRY POWDE 24/4 OZ 55270857670
544549 GRACE GR CARIB TRAD MILD CURRY 24/4 OZ 55270857694

NAFDAC implores importers to ensure that they do not import the above products.

All outlets with these products should immediately stop sale and submit products to the nearest NAFDCAC office for appropriate action.

NAFDAC..……….Safeguarding the health of the Nation!!!

The attention of the agency has been drawn to the recall of the Kopparberg Sparkling Rose and Rose strawberry drink both of which are widely consumed in Nigeria. The reason for the recall is purely precautionary as the drink itself is not harmful but there have been reports of bottles breaking and this may cause injury on the consumers.

DETAILS OF AFFECTED BRANDS

  1. Name of Product: Kopparberg Sparkling Rose Strawberry

Manufacturer: Kopparberg Cider

Pack Size: 750ml

Expiry date: 6th April, 2018

Barcode: 7393714527103

 

  1. Name of Product: Kopparberg Sparkling Rose Raspberry

Manufacturer: Kopparberg Cider

Pack size: 750ml

Expiry date: 6th April, 2018

Barcode: 7393714527202

NAFDAC implores importers to be careful not to import products with the above bar codes and consumers who have already purchased this product are advised to handle with care and dispose of the bottles properly    

 

NAFDAC... Safeguarding the health of the nation!!!

The National Agency for food drug administration and control (NAFDAC) has been notified of the recall of Hyoscyamine sulfate 0.125mg by Virtus pharmaceuticals Opcoll, LLC. They recalled seven batches of Hyosycyamine sulfate (0.125mg) to the consumer level which included the tablet, sublingual and orally disintegrating tablet form.

Hyoscyamine sulfate is an anticholinergic agent which blocks the action of acetylcholine. It is used to treat a variety of stomach /intestinal problems such as cramps amd irritable bowel syndrome, incontinence, peptic ulcers, and asthma. It is also used to control gastric secretion and to treat other conditions such as bladder and bowel control problems, stomach cramps, caused by kidney stones and gallstones, and Parkinson’s disease. In addition, it is used to decrease side effects of certain medications (drugs used to treat myasthenia gravis) and insecticides.

Reason for Recall

This recall was initiated due to both super potent and sub potent test results and also due to serious adverse event reports which involved hallucination, stroke-like symptoms, confusion, imbalance, blurred vision.

Possible Risks

Taking a product that is super potent could result in the following:

  • Dry Hot skin and Fever
  • Blurred vision and sensitivity to light
  • Dry mouth
  • Falls from dizziness and seizures which can lead to clotted blood within the tissues and fractures
  • Imbalance and disorientation
  • Fast and irregular heartbeat
  • Difficulty emptying the bladder
  • Confusion
  • Hallucination

Manufacturer’s details

Name: Pharmatech LLC

Distributed by: Virtus Pharmaceuticals OPCO II, LLC

                        Nashville, TN 37217

                        1-855-255-6076

Product details

Hyoscyamine sulfate 0.125mg recalled batches

FORM NDC PACKAGE SIZE BATCH NUMBER EXPIRY DATE
SUBLINGUAL TABLETS 76439-309-10 100- Counts

30051601

30051602

30051603

30051604

Jan- 18

Jan-18

Jan-28*

Jan -18

ORAL DISINTEGRATING TABLETS 76439-307-10 100-counts 30011601 Jan-18
TABLETS 76439-308-10

100-counts

100-counts

30031601

30031602

Jan-18

Jan-18

*A small number of bottles from this lot have the incorrect expiration date printed on them.

Healthcare provider’s action

Discontinue use of drugs immediately

Report all serious adverse events or side effects related to the use of this drug to NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543 tolls free from all network) or via individual case safety report forms or via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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