Voluntary Recall Notice of Happy Harvest Canned Spinach Due to Potential Undeclared Peanut Allergen from Product Mislabeling

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McCall Farms, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of cases of Happy Harvest Spinach in 13.5 oz cans as a precautionary measure due to the potential presence of peanuts resulting from product mislabeling. This product may cause an allergic reaction in customers who have a peanut allergy.

In cooperation with ALDI, all affected product has been removed from its stores. ALDI is the only retailer with this product. The product was packaged in 13.5 oz cans with the lot code of A23IX. The best-by date is January 2021. The UPC code is 041498131289.

Initial Office Visit/Procedure

A new patient presented and the decision was made to do a matrixectomy at this visit. Can both an E/M service ( ie. 99202) and a CPT/procedure code (ie. 11750) be billed?
This is an ongoing issue with CMS and the commercial health insurance industry. Can an Initial E/M service be billed on the same encounter as a CPT code (ie. minor surgical procedure code)?
The answer is yes, but…

ALL CPT (Procedure) codes have an inherent E/M component.

FDA Medwatch : Pasta De Lassar Andromaco Skin Protectant 25 Percent Zinc Oxide by MarcasUSA: Recall - Potential Contamination

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AUDIENCE: Consumer, Pediatrics

ISSUE: MarcasUSA, LLC and Industria Farmacéutica Andromaco, S.A. de C.V. voluntarily recalled four lots of Pasta De Lassar Andromaco Skin Protectant, 25% zinc oxide to the retail level. FDA analysis of this product confirmed that Pasta De Lassar Andromaco is contaminated with high levels of yeast, mold, and bacteria. The specific lot associated to the positive findings was never sold in the US. However, due to the amount and type of contamination the remaining four lots in the US market are being recalled out of an abundance of caution.

FDA Medwatch : Kratom-containing Products by Triangle Pharmanaturals: Mandatory Recall - Risk of Salmonella

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AUDIENCE: Consumer

ISSUE: FDA issued a mandatory recall order for all food products containing powdered kratom manufactured, processed, packed, or held by Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC, after several were found to contain salmonella. The agency took this action after the company failed to cooperate with the FDA’s request to conduct a voluntary recall.

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