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Media Release - Voluntary Recall Notice of Several Types of Merba Cookies

Port of Spain, February 29, 2024: The Ministry of Health (MoH), via its Chemistry, Food and Drugs Division, advises of a voluntary recall notice for several types of Merba Cookies. A food alert notification was issued by the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) after small, metal pieces were found in the products, produced during the period of December 7, 2023 to December 15, 2023.

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Voluntary Recall Notice of Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult and Robitussin Honey CF Max Nighttime Adult

Port of Spain, February 20, 2024: The Ministry of Health (MoH), via its Chemistry, Food and Drugs Division, advises of a voluntary recall notice for eight lots of Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult and Robitussin Honey CF Max Nighttime Adult. The recall was issued by the manufacturer Haleon, due to microbial contamination.

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MoH Media Release - Voluntary Recall Notice of Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Meat Products

Port of Spain, February 15, 2024: The Ministry of Health (MoH), via its Chemistry, Food and Drugs Division, advises of a voluntary recall notice of an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat (RTE) meat products containing Coppa, that may be under processed and may have resulted in possible contamination with foodborne pathogens.

Foodborne pathogens such as Salmonella or Listeria can cause symptoms including diarrhoea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 6 hours to 6 days after eating the contaminated product. 

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Media Release - Voluntary Recall Notice of Zenzedi® (dextroamphetamine sulfate tablets, USP)

Port of Spain, February 9, 2024: The Ministry of Health (MoH), via its Chemistry, Food and Drugs Division, advises of a voluntary recall notice of Zenzedi CII (dextroamphetamine sulfate tablets, USP) 30 mg. The recall was issued by Azurity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. due to the drug Carbinoxamine Maleate, which was found in the packaging.  

Zenzedi is a prescription medicine for the treatment of Narcolepsy (sleep disorder) as well as for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

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