Saturday, January 12, 2013
Consumers should inspect their infant recliner seats.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled about 800,000 Fisher-Price Rock 'N Play Sleepers due to risk of exposure to mold for infants who use them. Mold can develop between the removable seat cushion and the hard plastic frame of the sleeper when it remains wet/moist or is infrequently cleaned, posing a risk of exposure to mold to infants sleeping in the product. Although mold is not present at the time of purchase, mold growth can occur after use of the product. Fisher-Price has received 600 reports of mold on the product. Sixteen consumers have reported that their infants have been treated for respiratory issues, coughs and hives after sleeping in the product. Consumers should immediately check for mold under the removable …
Friday, November 9, 2012
The voluntary recall involves Nesquik powder only — no other products, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Nestlé USA has announced a voluntary recall of some quantities of its Nesquik Chocolate Powder mix stocked in stores nationally due to a potential risk of Salmonella contamination. The voluntary recall involves only Nesquik powder sold in 10.9-ounce, 21.8-ounce and 40.7-ounce canisters since early October, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It does not involve other sizes of Nesquik powder or Nesquik ready-to-drink products, according to the FDA. Affected products bear the UPC codes 0 28000 68230 9, 0 28000 68090 9 or 0 28000 67990 3. The company ordered the recall after learning that a component used to make the powder may have been contaminated with Salmonella, which can cause abdominal ailments. Salmonella can be fatal…
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Sunland Inc. has voluntarily recalled more nut butters.
A voluntary recall of almond butter and peanut butter manufactured by Sunland Inc. of New Mexico has now expanded to include its cashew butter, tahini and roasted blanched peanut products. Sunland manufactures Trader Joe's Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter, which was recalled over the weekend due to possible salmonella contamination. Nationally, there have been 29 cases of illness with two cases reported in Pennsylvania, according to a state health department statement. This recall is limited to products manufactured between May 1, 2012, and Sept. 24, 2012. Brands included in the recall include: Archer Farms, Earth Balance, Fresh & Easy, Heinen's, Joseph's, Natural Value, Naturally More, Open Nature, Peanut Power Butter, Serious Food, …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Popular creamery opts to recall products sold from May 16 to Aug. 11 due to reports of plastic objects found in it.
If you stocked up on ice cream or frozen yogurt during a summer visit to the Penn State Berkey Creamery at the University Park campus in State College, better check the label before you finish off what you've got left. The creamery is voluntarily recalling all ice cream and frozen yogurt it produced between May 16 and Aug. 11 due to isolated reports that people have found small plastic objects in the frozen treats, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. No injuries have resulted from those incidents. The creamery is "erring on the side of caution and safety for the consuming public" in issuing the voluntary recall, FDA officials said.The recall also covers ice cream and frozen yogurt purchased through the creamery’s website …
Friday, December 2, 2011
More than a quarter of a million vehicles are affected.
Friday, December 2, 2011
Honda has expanded a previously announced recall of certain 2001 through 2003 model-year Honda and Acura vehicles to replace the driver’s airbag inflator originally installed in approximately 273,000 additional vehicles sold in the U.S. Affected driver’s airbag inflators may deploy with too much pressure, which can cause the inflator casing to rupture and could result in injury or fatality, according to Honda's website. Separately, Honda has also determined that approximately 640 affected driver’s airbag service parts were sold for installation in vehicles for collision repair or other vehicle service. Because Honda is unable to determine the specific vehicles that may have received the affected service parts through existing information, …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Nuts sold in Pennsylvania and other states may be contaminated with Salmonella.
Monday, November 7, 2011
Badia Spices Inc. is recalling approximately 3,800 pounds of pine nuts sold in stores in Pennsylvania and four other states, saying the nuts may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis. Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. The nuts were imported from Turkey and later recalled by Sunrise Commodities of Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Those bulk pine nuts have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis illness. Samples of the bulk pine nuts analyzed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and in various states have tested positive for Salmonella. The Badia pine nuts were sold between June and October in retail stores in …
Monday, August 15, 2011
The grocery chain said products sold in Pennsylvania may cause severe allergic reactions.
Whole Foods Market is recalling two beer-flavored marinades sold in Pennsylvania because of unlabeled wheat and soy allergens in the foods, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Individuals who have an allergy or sensitivity to soy or wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume the marinades. The marinades are Whole Foods Market Stout Beer Marinade and Whole Foods Market Lager Beer Marinade, both made in Landover, MD. The products came in 15-ounce plastic bottles and were sold between July 3 and Aug. 3. No illnesses or allergic reactions from the foods have been reported. The products were also sold in Ohio, Virginia, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Kentucky and Maryland. Customers who…