Thursday, April 11, 2013
Recent recalls from the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Food and Drug Administration.
Rich Products Rich Products is recalling all products produced at it's Waycross, GA plant with "best buy" dates between Jan. 1, 2013 and Sept. 29, 2014 due to possible contamination with E. Coli according to the US Food and Drug Administration recall alert. See a full list of the products recalled and more information about this recall here. Natura Pet Dry Pet Foods Natura Pet is recalling dry pets foods sold in Pennsylvania for the possible contamination of Salmonella. According to the Food and Drug Administration's recall alert, there are risks to humans from handling the food and can affect the animals eating the food. Learn more about this recall here. Jones Natural Chews Jones Natural Chews Co. is recalling 245 boxes of Woofers (beef …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Honda is recalling 180,000 vehicles in the US for a brake issue.
Honda has announced it is recalling 180,000 vehicles in the US, according to a report in CNN Money. The vehicles are being recalled for "a problem that could cause the car to brake when the driver isn't pressing the brake pedal." The 2005 model years of the Honda Pilot, and Acura RL sedans, and the 2006 model year of the Acrura MDX SUVs. According to the Honda press release on the recall, "If an electrical capacitor on the VSA control unit was damaged during manufacture, the VSA system could malfunction and apply a small amount of brake force for a fraction of a second, without any input by the driver." Correction: The Honda Odyssey is not being recalled in US markets, but is being recalled in international markets.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Swiss Arm Air Rifle, White House | Black Market high heels, and Chicken of the Sea tuna are among some of the products recalled this week.
High Heel Shoes White House | Black Market is recalling two styles of high heeled shoes for a fall hazard. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission recall, the shoes can become unstable. Consumers are advised to stop wearing the recalled shoes and return them to White House | Black Market for a store merchandise for the full purchase price of the shoes. The shoes were sold nationwide and online at whitehouseblackmarket.com between August 2012 and October 2012. Read more about this recall here. Swiss Arms Air Rifle Soft Air USA is recalling Swiss Arms Air Rifles, because the air guns can discharge while the safety is engaged, posing a risk of injury to the consumer and those nearby, according to the Consumer Product Safety …
Monday, March 4, 2013
This week's recalls.
King Arthur Flour for Blue Polyurethane Balls King Arthur Flour is recalling a limited number of 5-lb. bags of Unbleached All-Purpose Flour and Unbleached Bread Flour for the possible presence of small blue polyurethane balls that may be found in the flour. For more information call the King Arthur Flour Consumer Hotline at 866-797-9178 and read more about this recall here. Ryobi Cordless Tool Battery Pack Ryobi battery packs for cordless tools are being recalled for the potential to overheat while on the charger and pose fire and burn hazards to consumers, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission recall. There have been four reports of battery packs overheating. The battery packs were sold at Home Depot store nationwide and …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
BMW is recalling its 3-series, 1-Series and Z4 roadster for electrical issues, and the X5 SUVS for brake flaws.
BMW has recalled more than 30,000 of its X5 SUVs in the US, model years 2007 to 2010, according to a report in CBS Philly. The SUVs have been recalled to "fix an oil leak that can knock out the power-assisted braking." According to an article in Reuters, only the vehicles with V8 engines are affected by this recall. This news was released just days before BMW announced a recalled of approximately 750,000 more of its vehicles, 570,000 of them in North America. According to a report in TFLCar.com, this second recall "has been issued due to a faulty battery cable connector that could cause the engine to stall." This recall includes the company's 3-series "sedans, convertibles, coupes and sports wagons, as well as its 1-Series coupes and …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Arnold, Earthgrains, Stroehmann, Sara Lee among the brands recalled.
BBU, the parent company of Bimbo Bakeries has recalled a variety of their multi-grain breads for a possible presence of a flexible wire "caused by a faulty screen at a third party flour mill," according to the Food and Drug Administration recall release. In Pennsylvania, the affected items include: Learn more about this recall here.
Wegmans Food Markets is recalling their store branded all-purpose flour and more than a dozen bread products.
Wegmans Food Markets has recalled the Wegmans branded all-purpose bleached flour, according to a report in the Democrat and Chronicle. The flour, which was sold in 5-pound packages with a best by date of 12/20/2013, may contain small blue polyurethane balls from the product's sifting equipment. The flour was sold in store between Dec. 24 and Feb. 15. Along with the store-branded flour, Wegmans is also recalled Wegmans branded bread products, including whole wheat pita bread, wheat hot dog and hamburger rolls, whole grain bread and more, that may contain thin pieces of wire mesh. The bread products were sold in stores between Feb. 1 and Feb. 15, 2013. All recalled products can be returned to the store for a full refund according to the …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Children's Triaminic and Theraflu Warming Relief Syrups are being recalled because the child resistance caps have been reported to not close properly.
Thursday, January 31
Approximately 2.3 million units of children's Triaminic cough syrups and Theraflu Warming Relief Syrups are being recalled because the child-resistance caps can "fail to function properly and enable the cap to be removed by a child with the tamper-evident seal in place, posing a risk of unintentional ingestion and poisoning," according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission recall. There are 24 types of the two products included in the recall. A complete list can be found here: www.novartisOTC.com. There have been 12 reports of children unscrewing the caps and four reports of children ingesting the product. According to the CPSC, one child required medical attention. The cough medications were sold at food, drug, mass merchandise and …
Annie's Homegrown Frozen Pizzas are being recalled for fragments of metal mesh.
Thursday, January 31
Information from US Food and Drug Administration: Annie's Inc. (NYSE:BNNY) has initiated a voluntary recall of Annie's Homegrown Frozen Pizza due to the possible presence of fragments of flexible metal mesh caused by a faulty screen at a third-party flour mill. Affected products are distributed at grocery, mass and natural food stores throughout the United States. All varieties of Annie’s RISING CRUST FROZEN PIZZA with a best by date including and between 09Jan13 and 14Sep13 (January 9, 2013 and September 14, 2013) are affected. Recalled varieties are: The company announced the recall after learning a fine metal mesh screen failed at a third-party flour mill and fragments of flexible metal mesh were found in the flour and pizza dough. All …
Target branded two-piece pajama sets are being recalled for violations of federal flammability standards.
Thursday, January 31
Target is recalling children's two-piece pajama sets due to violations of federal flammability standards. The recall involves Target branded Circo and Xhilaration children's cotton or cotton/fleece two-piece pajamas. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission recall, "The pajamas were also sold with a yellow hangtag that states, 'For child’s safety, garment should fit snugly. This garment is not flame resistant. Loose-fitting garment is more likely to catch fire.'" The pajama sets were sold at Target stores nationwide between August 2012 and November 2012. Consumers should immediately take the recalled pajamas away from children and return them to any Target store for a full refund.