Alerts, Recalls and Warnings

Safety alerts, recalls, and warnings are issued when there is an urgent need to call attention to a safety risk or danger associated with a food, medicine, or other health product. This page contains selected notices about supplements and herbal remedies for consumers in Los Angeles County and links for more information.

For food recalls affecting Los Angeles County, visit the Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Division Food Recall webpage.

For a complete list of current FDA safety alerts and recalls, visit the FDA webpage. You can also sign up to receive their updates via email or Twitter.

Popular Teething Products Harmful for Children, May 2018

Contaminated Liquid Vitamins for Children, August 2017

Deer Antler Tea Warning, May 2017

Fake Cancer "Cure" on Social Media, April 2017

Death from Turmeric Infusion, March 2017

Poisoning Death from Tea: Aconite Health Alert, March 2017

Urgent Health Alert: Teething Tablets Pose Serious Risk, January 2017

Public Health has made reasonable efforts to provide accurate translation. However, no computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace traditional translation methods. If questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.
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