JANUARY 2000

WEEK ENDING JANUARY 7

PRODUCT Chorionic Gonadotropin for Injection, Rx veterinary medication indicated for parenteral use in cows for the treatment of nymphomania (frequent or consistant "heat") due to cystic ovaries:
a) Veterinary Chorionic Gonadotropin for Injection, distributed under the labels of Steris Laboratories and The Butler Company (10,000 units per sterile 10 ml multiple dose monovial)
b) MU-SE brand of Selenium & Vitamin E for Injection, in 100 ml vial; MYOSEL-M brand of Selenium & Vitamin E for Injection, in 100 ml vial sold under two labels - Schering -Plough Animal Health and Professional Pharmaceutical Corporation.
CODE a) Steris - 97H670, 97J190, 97J410, 97K710, 98A310, 98B560 Butler - 97J410 and 97J150
b) Schering and PPC - 97H710, 97J241, 97K530, 97L040, 97L040, 97L260, 97L820, 97M120 97M130, 97M200, 97M340, 98A980, 98A900, 98B010, 98B020, 98B030, 98B040, 98D340, 98D500, 98D690, 98E250, 98E320, 98E370, 98E490, 98E550, 98E560, 98E610, 98E670, 98E850.
MANUFACTURER Steris Laboratories, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona.
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.
QUANTITY
a) LOT # EXPIRY FINAL YIELD*
97H670 9-99 6,375
97J190 9-99 5,925
97J410 9-99 16,077
97J510 11-99 3,995
97K710 10-99 10,400
98A310 1-00 14,995
98B560 2-00 10,975
b) LOT # EXPIRY FINAL YIELD*
97H710 10-99 7,242
97J241 10-99 6,957
97K530 11-99 6,982
97L040 11-99 7,256
97L260 12-99 7,037
97L820 12-99 6,983
97M120 12-99 7,086
97M130 12-99 7,203
97M200 12-99 7,211
97M340 12-99 7,143
98A980 2-00 7,248
98A990 2-00 7,309
98B010 3-00 7,207
98B020 3-00 6,933
98B030 4-00 7,211
98B040 4-00 7,291
98D340 4-00 7,324
98D500 5-00 7,194
98D690 5-00 7,164
98E250 6-00 7,230
98E320 5-00 6,981
98E370 5-00 7,117
98E490 6-00 7,246
98E550 6-00 6,896
98E560 6-00 5,700
98E610 7-00 6,678
98E670 7-00 7,067
98E850 7-00 7,260
* = Final Yield Is Quantity Yielded After Inspection, Samples Pulled, And Rejects Discarded.
REASON Products were manufactured under significant deviations from current good manufacturing practice regulations.

PRODUCT Loweís 40% Hog Concentrate - swine feed for mixing grower and finisher rations, in 50-pound bulk bags.
CODE All codes between August 1, 1999 and November 23, 1999.
MANUFACTURER Lowe's Feed & Grain, Inc., Bowling Green, Kentucky.
DISTRIBUTION Ohio.
QUANTITY 12.46 tons were distributed.
REASON Product contained protein derived from mammalian tissue and according to regulation must bear the statement "Do not feed to cattle or other ruminants" on the label. This regulation is designed to prevent the establishment and amplification of BSE through feed. This statement does not appear on the label.

PRODUCT #1558100 Calf Primer II R30 - Medicated animal feed - bulk.
CODE Uncoded. All product distributed 7/30/99, 8/6/99 and 8/17/99.
MANUFACTURER Land O'Lakes, Inc., Washington Court House, Ohio.
DISTRIBUTION Ohio.
QUANTITY 11 tons were distributed
REASON Products is superpotent in Rumensin (monensin).

PRODUCT Synovex Plus, implants for steers and heifers - contains 200-mg trenbolone acetate and 28 mg estradiol benzoate - ten 10-dose cartridges per pouch.
CODE Lot # 605108 - EXP Mar 2001.
MANUFACTURER Fort Dodge Animal Health, Fort Dodge, Iowa.
DISTRIBUTION Nebraska, Missouri, Colorado, Texas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and South Dakota.
QUANTITY 2,702 pouches were distributed.
REASON Lot failed content uniformity testing.

PRODUCT Nolvasan Antiseptic Ointment - 1% chlorhexidine acetate, in 1-ounce tubes, 7-ounce plastic jars, and 16-ounce plastic jars, for use a topical antiseptic ointment for dogs, cats and horses.
CODE
371456, EXP Feb00 - 1-oz. Tube and 7-oz. Jar
371457, EXP Jan00 - 16-oz. Jar
371458, EXP Feb00 - 16-oz. Jar
371459, EXP Feb00 - 16-oz. Jar
371460, EXP Feb00 - 16-oz. Jar
371461, EXP Feb00 - 7-oz. Jar
371462, EXP Sep00 - 16-oz. Jar
371463, EXP Oct00 - 16-oz. Jar
371464, EXP Sep00 - 7-oz. Jar
371465, EXP Nov00 - 16-oz. Jar
371467, EXP Nov00 - 7-oz. Jar
371468, EXP Dec00 - 16-oz. Jar
371469, EXP Dec00 - 16-oz. Jar
371470, EXP Dec00 - 16-oz. Jar
371471, EXP Dec00 - 7-oz. Jar
371472, EXP Dec00 - 7-oz. Jar
371473, EXP Jan01 - 16-oz. Jar
371474, EXP Jan01 - 16-oz. Jar
371475, EXP Feb01 - 16-oz. Jar
371477, EXP Jun01 - 16-oz. Jar
371478, EXP Apr01 - 1-oz. Tube and 7-oz. Jar.
MANUFACTURER Fort Dodge Animal Health, Fort Dodge, Iowa.
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.
QUANTITY The firm has distributed the following approximate amounts of product: 1-oz. Tubes - 27,074; 7-oz. Jars - 36,199; 16-oz. Jars - 36,276.
REASON Product failed stability testing and is subpotent.
 

WEEK ENDING JANUARY 14

PRODUCT
Rollover Brand Garlic Flavored Pig Ears, 4-pack;
Rollover Brand Cheese Flavored Pig Ears, 4-pack;
Rollover Brand 5" Chews, 4-pack;
Rollover Brand Lambie Chunks, 1.7 ounces;
Rollover Brand Dog Chew Hooves Smoked or Plain, bulk.
CODE No code numbers used.
MANUFACTURER Farm Meats Canada Ltd., Alberta, Canada.
RECALLED BY Pet Valu International, Inc., Wayne, Pennsylvania
DISTRIBUTION Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and New Jersey.
QUANTITY Undetermined.
REASON Dog treats are potentially contaminated with Salmonella, an organism can cause serious illnesses and can sometimes be fatal.

PRODUCT Bullwrinkles Pork Ears, a dried pet chew treat, primarily for dogs, packaged under the Euro-can Pet Products label.
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER Euro-can Manufacturing, Inc., Ontario, Canada.
RECALLED BY Central Farm Supply, Inc., Wooster, Ohio
DISTRIBUTION Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania.
QUANTITY 516 cases were distributed.
REASON Dog treats are potentially contaminated with salmonella, an organism can cause serious illness and can sometimes be fatal.

PRODUCT Various Dried Pet Chew Treats: Beef Chews - Bulk; Beef Chews - packaged; Bacon Chews - Bulk; Bacon Chews - packaged.
CODE
31-110-1, 30-504-1, 51-600-1
30-500-1, 30-657-1, 61-100-1
30-501-1, 50-100-1, 40-525-1
31-607-1, 50-120-1, FN-MULTI-02
30-607-1, 52-600-1, FN-MULTI-03
30-900-1, 50-600-1.
MANUFACTURER Farm Meats Canada, Ltd., Alberta, Canada.
RECALLED BY Central Garden & Pet, Lafayette, California
DISTRIBUTION Distributed but not limited to California, Washington state, Oregon, Colorado, Utah, New Jersey, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Texas.
QUANTITY Undetermined.
REASON Products have the potential for contamination with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections.
 

WEEK ENDING JANUARY 28

PRODUCT First Proof Medicated Shampoo for Dogs, Cats and Horses, in 8-ounce, 16-ounce and 64-ounce containers: Containing 3% chlorhexidine gluconate.
CODE Lot #W9112A.
MANUFACTURER Virbac, Fort Worth, Texas.
DISTRIBUTION Undetermined.
QUANTITY 19,356 8-ounce, 5,040 16-ounce, and 239 gallon bottles were distributed.
REASON Retained sample was contaminated with bacterial species Burholderia cepacia.

FEBRUARY 2000

WEEK ENDING FEBRUARY 18

PRODUCT AgriLabs Agri-Cillin Sterile Penicillin G Procaine Suspension USP, (Injectable) 300,000 units per ml, in 100 ml, 250 ml, and
500 ml bottles.
CODE
100 ml - Lot 9043-01
100 ml - Lot 9132-01
250 ml - Lot 8501-06
250 ml - Lot 9044-01
250 ml - Lot 9085-01
250 ml - Lot 9085-02
250 ml - Lot 9085-06
500 ml - Lot 8501-04
500 ml - Lot 9051-01
500 ml - Lot 9092-01
500 ml - Lot 9092-03
500 ml - Lot 9115-01
500 ml - Lot 9125-01
500 ml - Lot 9125-03.
MANUFACTURER Norbrook Laboratories, Ltd., Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland.
RECALLED BY Agri Laboratories, Ltd., St. Joseph, Missouri
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.
QUANTITY 73,631 bottles were distributed.
REASON Bottles may contain glass particles.

PRODUCT Durvet, Pen-Aqueous Sterile Penicillin G Procaine Suspension USP,(Injectable) 300,000 units per ml, in 100 ml, in 250 ml, and 500
ml bottles.
CODE
100-ml - Lot 9052-01, EXP Feb 2001
100-ml - Lot 9132-02, EXP Mar 2001
250-ml - Lot 9053-01, EXP Feb 2001
250-ml - Lot 9055-01, EXP Feb 2001
250-ml - Lot 9132-03, EXP Mar 2001
500-ml - Lot 9151-01, EXP Mar 2001.
MANUFACTURER Norbrook Laboratories Ltd., Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland.
RECALLED BY Durvet, Inc., Blue Springs, Missouri
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.
QUANTITY 54,148 bottles were distributed.
REASON Bottles may contain glass particles.

PRODUCT VEDCO Aquacillin, Sterile Penicillin G Procaine Suspension USP, (Injectable) 300,000 units per ml, in 100 ml, 250 ml, and 500 ml
bottles.
CODE
100-ml - Lot 9132-02, EXP March 2001
250-ml - Lot 9131-03, EXP March 2001
500-ml - Lot 9125-02, EXP March 2001
500-ml - Lot 9131-02, EXP March 2001.
MANUFACTURER Norbrook Laboratories, Ltd., Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland.
RECALLED BY  VEDCO, Inc., St. Joseph, Missouri
DISTRIBUTION Minnesota, Virginia, Ohio, Colorado, Oklahoma, Indiana, Arizona, California, Idaho, Washington, Texas, Michigan, Pennsylvania and South Dakota.
QUANTITY 15,695 bottles were distributed.
REASON Bottles may contain glass particles.

MARCH 2000

WEEK ENDING MARCH 10

PRODUCT Sanitizing Teat Dip packaged in 1-gallon, 5-gallon, 30-gallon, and 55-gallon plastic containers: a) Pre-Vail Sanitizing Teat Dip; b) Tandem Sanitizing Teat Dip.
CODE All codes.
MANUFACTURER Webco Chemical Corporation, Dudley, Massachusetts.
RECALLED BY IBA, Inc., Millbury, Massachusetts
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.
QUANTITY a) 500 gallons; b) 1,200 gallons were distributed.
REASON Product is sub-potent after 1 year shelf life. Shelf life is stated at 2 years. Firms does not do finished product testing or stability testing. Firm also does not have any stability data to support the 2 year expiration date.

PRODUCT Friskies Fancy Feast Roasted Turkey Feast, cat food in 3-ounce pull open aluminum cans.
CODE
9326KM1 FRT 0140 THROUGH 0220
9326KM2 FRT 0140 THROUGH 0220
9326KM3 FRT 0140 THROUGH 0220
ALL CANS STATED 'BEST BEFORE NOV2001'.
MANUFACTURER Friskies Pet Care Division, St Joseph, Missouri.
RECALLED BY Nestle USA, Inc., Glendale, California
DISTRIBUTION Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Wisconsin.
QUANTITY 5,500 cans were distributed.
REASON Product is adulterated - Cans were not properly retorted.

APRIL 2000

WEEK ENDING APRIL 14

PRODUCT Selenium Premix 4.00%, in 50-pound bags, a trace mineral premix for animal feeds.
CODE Batch 97596 - manufactured 8/16/98.
MANUFACTURER Agri-Products, Inc., Milroy, Minnesota.
RECALLED BY National Additives, Inc., Liberty, Missouri.
DISTRIBUTION California.
QUANTITY 480 50-pound bags were distributed.
REASON Product was subpotent.

WEEK ENDING APRIL 21

PRODUCT a) DVM Nutri-Balance High Protein Dog Food, Product Code 52GP, 50-pound bags manufactured for Tri-State Veterinary Supply, Sioux City, IA; b) Golden Sun Feeds Hi-Pro Hunter Dog Food, product code 52GY, 50-pound bags manufactured for Golden Sun Feeds, Inc., Estherville, IA.
CODE Lot 264 E9.
MANUFACTURER Golden Sun Feeds, Inc., Estherville, Iowa.
DISTRIBUTION South Dakota, Nebraska, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Wyoming, Kansas, Wisconsin, Missouri.
QUANTITY a) 120/50-lb bags; b) 472/50-lb bags were distributed.
REASON Products may be contaminated with high levels of Vitamin D-3 supplement.

MAY 2000

WEEK ENDING MAY 12

PRODUCT Bovine mastitis treatment kits containing Clinipad alcohol pads:
a) U.S. Vet Masti-Clear Penicillin G Procaine in Sesame Oil Lactating Cow Mastitis treatment. GC Hanford - firm on label.
b) U.S. Vet go-dry. Penicillin G Procaine in Sesame Oil Dry Cow Mastitis Treatment - GC Hanford - firm on label
c) First Choice Dry Cow Mastitis Treatment, Penicillin G Procaine in Sesame Oil - KenAG Inc., Ashland , O H- firm on label
d) Aqua-Mast II Lactating Cow Mastitis Treatment Penicillin G Procaine in Sesame Oil. KenAG, Inc., Ashland, OH - firm on label
e) Amoxi-Mist Lactating Cow Formula - Rx veterinary product - Pfizer Animal Health, Exton, PA - firm on label
f) Dariclox Lactating Cow Formula - Rx veterinary product - Pfizer Animal Health Exton, PA - firm on label
g) Orbenin Quick Release Cloxacillin Sodium Intramammary Infusion USP.Veterinary product - Canadian market - SmithKline Beecham Animal Health, Mississauga, Ontario - firm on label.
h) Orbenin-DC Dry Cow Intramammary Infusion - Rx veterinary product - Pfizer Animal Health, Exton, PA firm on label.
CODE All lots produced from 3/7/97 to 3/9/2000 - Kits produced AFTER 3/9/2000 will have Webcol Alcohol Preps.
MANUFACTURER G.C. Hanford Manufacturing Company, Syracuse, New York.
COMPONENT MANUFACTURER Clinipad Corporation, Rocky Hill, Connecticut.
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.
QUANTITY 619,820 cartons were distributed.
REASON Kits contain Clinipad products labeled as sterile for which Clinipad is unable to assure the sterility.

PRODUCT a) Albadry Plus Suspension Kits - Penicillin G procaine and novobiocin sodium dry cow formula. 12-10 ml syringes and clinipad alcohol pads for intramammary infusion for treatment of mastitis;
b) Albadry Plus Suspension Kits - Penicillin G procaine and novobiocin sodium dry cow formula. 144-10 ml syringes and clinipad alcohol pads for intramammary infusion for treatment of mastitis.
CODE All lots - Clinipad lot numbers packaged in kits - 705751, 801134, 803577, 803755.
MANUFACTURER Pharmacia & Upjohn, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
COMPONENT MANUFACTURER Clinipad, Corporation, Rocky Hill, Connecticut.
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.
QUANTITY 176,000 cartons of 12 and 5,850 pails of 144 were distributed.
REASON Kits contain Clinipad Alcohol Pads labeled as sterile. Clinipad is unable to assure sterility.

JUNE 2000

WEEK ENDING JUNE 2

PRODUCTS Coverall Barrier Teat Dip dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid 500 ppm, in 1-gallon and 15-gallon containers, used as a barrier teat tip to aid in the control of mastitis.
CODE Lot #31-939, Product Code S23.
MANFACTURER Safeway Industries, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
DISTRIBUTION Iowa.
QUANTITY 4 1-gallon; b) 3 15-gallon containers were distributed; firm estimates none remains on the market.
REASON Bacterial growth was found in a finished product sample. Product had been released prior to testing being completed.

PRODUCT Vedco brand NFZ Puffer, contains 0.2% nitrofurazone, packed in 1.59-ounce bottles, 12 bottles per cases, OTC veterinary medication used for the treatment of surface wounds, cuts and abrasions in these animals.
CODE Lot #09611 EXP 2/05.
MANFACTURER Hess & Clark, Inc., Ashland, Ohio.
DISTRIBUTION Missouri.
QUANTITY 150 cases were distributed.
REASON An extended expiration date was used on the label. During filling lot # 07517 and lot #09611 were mixed. Lot # 07517 had expiration date of 11/02. Lot #09611 had an expiration date of 2/05. The mixed lot should have been assigned the expiration date of lot #07517 for 11/02 not 2/05.

PRODUCT Hess & Clark brand 20% Sulfaquinoxaline Sodium Solution, in 16-ounce bottles, product is added to drinking water to teat infections in chickens, turkeys, cattle and calves.
CODE Lot #07397 EXP OCT 02.
MANFACTURER Hess & Clark Inc., Ashland, Ohio.
DISTRIBUTION Alabama, Oklahoma, Missouri, Hawaii, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Kansas, Ohio, and Texas.
QUANTITY 27 cases (12 bottles per case) were distributed.
REASON An extended expiration date was used on the label. Stability data existed only for 2 years as packaged in 16-ounce bottles.

JULY 2000

WEEK ENDING JULY 14

PRODUCT Medalist Natural Pig Ears, packaged in 25-count poly bag.
CODE 07600EXU3 and 08300EXU1.
MANUFACTURER Treat Makers, L.L.C., Hutchinson, Kansas.
DISTRIBUTION Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Hawaii and Montana.
QUANTITY 81,875 pig ears were distributed.
REASON Product positive for Salmonella.

AUGUST 2000

WEEK ENDING AUGUST 4

Product: IMOVAX Rabies I.D. (Rabies Vaccine)
Codes: LOT NUMBERS / EXPIRATION DATE: P0313-3 04/16/2001; P0030-2 04/16/200;1N1204-2 02/27/2001
Problem: Potency had fallen below specification 24 months after manufacturing.
Discovered: In the course of routine stability testing.
Establishment: Aventis Pasteur S.A. Lyon, France DISTRIBUTOR: Aventis Pasteur Inc. Swiftwater, PA
Quanity Recalled: All

SEPTEMBER2000

WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 1

PRODUCT Vedco brand NFZ Puffer (contains nitrofurazone), in 1.50-ounce bottle.
CODE Lot Numbers: 06975, 07257, 07468, 07469, and 07517.
MANUFACTURER Hess & Clark, Inc., Ashland, Ohio.
DISTRIBUTION Missouri.
QUANTITY 899 cases (12 bottles per case) were distributed.
REASON Product is approved only for use on dogs, cats and horses. NADA 11-154. Product is labeled for pink eye in cattle , sheep and goats.
 
 

NOVEMBER 2000

WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER 3

PRODUCT Petniks Porkniks Smoked Hide Chips, pet treats, in 100-count boxes.
CODE 000246.
MANUFACTURER Reliable Pet Products, Inc., Sioux City, Iowa.
DISTRIBUTION Minnesota.
QUANTITY 300 100-count cases were distributed.
REASON Pet treats are potentially contaminated with Salmonella - This organism can cause serious illness and can sometimes be fatal.

PRODUCT Dried Treats, Dried Pig Ears, smoked and plain (bulk).
CODE Product codes 10102 (plain flavor) and 10103 (smoked) on the shipping cartons, but there are no codes on immediate product packaging. Shipping cartons were labeled with the date codes (lot numbers) 4/16/00 thru 4/26/00.
MANUFACTURER Carolina Prime Pet, Murphy, North Carolina.
DISTRIBUTION Texas, Louisiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia.
QUANTITY 237,500 pig ears (bulk) were distributed.
REASON Pet treats are potentially contaminated with Salmonella - This organism can cause serious illness and can sometimes be fatal.

PRODUCT Pet Carousel brand 100% Choo-Hooves Pressed Sticks, pet treats.
CODE None, Item #90010-S.
MANUFACTURER Products Carousel, Inc., Sanger, California.
DISTRIBUTION California, Arizona, Nebraska, South Carolina.
QUANTITY Approximately 405 2-stick packages were distributed.
REASON Pet treats are potentially contaminated with Salmonella - This organism can cause serious illness and can sometimes be fatal.

PRODUCT Mastitis kits containing recalled Clinipad alcohol prep pads:
a) Cephapirin Benzathine syringes marketed under the brand names of Cefa-Dri and ToMORROW. Fort Dodge Animal Health - firm on label.
b) Cephapirin Sodium syringes marketed under the brand names of Cefa-Lak and ToDAY. Fort Dodge Animal Health - firm on label.
c) Dry-Clox Cloxacillin Benzathine syringes. Fort Dodge Animal Health - firm on label.
d) Hetacin-K Hetacillin Potassium syringes. Fort Dodge Animal Health - firm on label.
CODE Undetermined.
MANUFACTURER G.C. Hanford Manufacturing Company, Syracuse, New York.
RECALLED BY Fort Dodge Animal Health, Fort Dodge, Iowa
COMPONENT MANUFACTURER The Clinipad Corporation, Rocky Hill, Connecticut (responsible firm).
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide and international.
QUANTITY 5,517,329 12-syringe boxes were distributed.
REASON Kits contain Clinipad products labeled as sterile. Clinipad is unable to assure the sterility.

PRODUCT Liquichlor with Cerumene, Chloramphenicol-prednisolone-tetracaine suspension, topical use, for treatment of otitis exterma and pyodermas in dogs and cats.
CODE Lot #13565 EXP 2/00.
MANUFACTURER Evsco Pharmaceuticals, a division of ImmunoGenetics, Inc., Buena, New Jersey.
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide, Canada, Israel.
QUANTITY 74,280 10-ml tubes were distributed.
REASON Stability problems.

DECEMBER 2000

WEEK ENDING DECEMBER 1

PRODUCT Liquichlor w/Cerumene (chloramphenicol prednisolone-tetracaine suspension) labeled for the topical treatment of otitis exterma and pyoderma in dogs and cats, in 10 ml and 12-ounce tubes.
CODE
Lot #1755 (EXP 09/00)
Lot #1854 (EXP 10/00)
Lot #2253 (EXP 04/01)
Lot #2434 (EXP 06/01)
Lot #2514 (EXP 08/01)
Lot #2003 (EXP 12/00) (lot rejected and destroyed 11/11/99)
Lot #2074 (EXP 02/01) (lot rejected and destroyed 11/11/99)
Lot #1667 (EXP 07/00)
Lot #1819 (EXP 10/00)
Lot #2499 (EXP 07/01).
MANUFACTURER Evsco Pharmaceuticals, Affiliate of IGI, Inc., Buena, New Jersey.
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide, Canada, Israel.
QUANTITY 22,911 dozen and 13,872 tubes were distributed.
REASON Product is subpotent.

PRODUCT "Snap" Beta-Lactam Test Kit, 20 and 100 Test Kit.
CODE Lot #950ET, contains 20 and 100-count kits as follows:20-count kits are identified as Lot #09695-950ET; 100-count kits are identified as Lot #09693-950ET. Entire lot has expiration date of 4/19/01.
MANUFACTURER IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., Westbrook, Maine.
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Honduras, Taiwan.
QUANTITY 5,976 20-kit packs and 677 100-kit packs were distributed.
REASON Test kits have identified a high number of false positives.

WEEK ENDING DECEMBER 15

PRODUCT a) Blood Stop Powder, in 6-ounce and 16-ounce bottles. OTC for use on horses, cattle, sheep, cats and dogs, under the following labels: Dionne Products, and IBS Inc.;
b) Dionne White Dehorning Paste and Dionne Black Dehorning Paste, in 6-0unce bottles, manufactured for Dionne Products and Dehorning Paste, in 6-ounce bottles, manufactured for Martex Group, OTC for the destruction of horn-forming tissue in baby calves.
CODE All Lots.
MANUFACTURER Wendt Professional Laboratories, Inc., Belle Plaine, Minnesota
RECALLED BY Qualis, Inc., Des Moines, Iowa
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.
QUANTITY The following amounts of products have been distributed:
Blood Stop Powder, 16-ounce - 9,744 bottles
Blood Stop Powder, 6-ounce. - 4,836 bottles
White Dehorning Paste - 7,704 bottles
Black Dehorning Paste - 2,088 bottles.
REASON Products are unapproved new animal drugs due to label claims.