Weekly Wrap-up of Recalls 02/08/15/02/14/14

Paprika Recall

Paprika by Delphine Ménard

Most of this week’s recalls involve food related recalls due to undeclared allergens and contamination. It is important to remain aware of recalls of products you and your family consume.  If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of a defective product, contaminated food or suffered injury to the negligence of a manufacturer you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries.

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Marin Mountain Bikes Recalls Children’s Bicycles (10 Feb., 2015) Marin Mountain Bikes recalls Children’s Bicycles due to discovery that the subject bicycles’ handlebars can loosen or separate during use.  The defect can cause the rider to lose control and increase the risk of crashing. The bicycles can be identified by “Marin” being printed on the seat and down tube. Additionally there will be “Tiny Trail” or “MBX 50” printed on the chain guard.  No injuries have been reported associated to the bicycle recall, but consumers are urged to discontinue use of the recalled bicycles.

System Sensor Recalls Combination Monoxide and Smoke Detectors (11 Feb., 2015) System Sensor recalls Combination Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Detectors due to the discovery that the detectors fail to detect carbon monoxide gas. The recalled units of the detectors bear the date codes 4091 and 4092, which should be printed on the lower left-hand corner of the products label. No injuries associated to the defective detectors have been reported.

Kidde Recalls Disposable Plastic Fire Extinguishers (12 Feb., 2015) Kidde recalls Disposable Plastic Fire Extinguishers due to a faulty valve component, which can cause the extinguishers to not fully discharge when used.  The recall encompasses 31 models of Kidde disposable fire extinguishers. The recalled extinguishers can be identified by the model number, which will be listed on the products nameplate. There have been 11 reports of the extinguishers failing to properly function, but not injuries have been reported thus far.

SRAM Recalls Zipp 88 Bicycle Wheel Hubs (12 Feb., 2015) SRAM has recalled Zipp 88 Bicycle Wheel Hubs due to increase risk of crash caused by the hub flange ring on the front hub. Only the first version of the 88 hub is affected by this recall. Thus far there have been two reports of the front wheel collapsing, both of which resulted in stitches, bruises and lacerations. One of the reported victims did suffer a concussion.

Jackco Transnational Recalls ZETA Battery Pack (12 Feb., 2015) Jackco Transnational recalls ZETA Battery Pack due to fire hazards created by the potential over heating of the device. The model affected by this recall is Model Number ZT5O42O, which can be found printed on the backside of the battery pack and below the product label is another label containing a date code of XM2O14O7XXXXXX. The company has received 487 reports of the battery packs failing, two of which resulted in property damage by fire.

SCOTT  Recalls Vanish Evo Bicycle Helmets (13 Feb., 2015) Scott recalls Vanish Evo Bicycle Helmets due to failure to comply with CPSC safety standards governing impact requirements. The brand name “SCOTT” can be found on the left outer shell of the helmet. The recalled helmets bear the serial numbers 2014-06/009359 through 2014-09/027210. No injuries related to the recalled helmets have been reported.

Food and Drug Administration- Recalls/Safety Alerts

Spiceco Expands Recall of Pride of Szeged Sweet Hungarian Paprika (9 Feb., 2015) Spiceco Expands Recall of Pride of Szeged Sweet Hungarian Paprika due to an undeclared allergen, more specifically peanuts. The recalled paprika was packaged in a metal tin container bearing the lot # 09171PAHU05PS and the UPC # 0 78006 00010 2.

National Choice Bakery Recalls Bagels (9 Feb., 2015) National Choice Bakery Recalls Bagels due to undeclared allergens, more specifically peanuts and tree nuts. Please refer to the link to check the products, brand names and lot information involved in this recall.

Whole Foods Market Recalls Ground Cumin Spice Products (9 Feb., 2015) Whole Foods Market Recalls Ground Cumin Spice Products due to potential contamination with an undeclared allergen, more specifically peanuts. The recalled items were available for sale in stores located in CT, KY, MA, MD, NH, NJ, OH, PA, RI, VA, and Washington, D.C. Please refer to the link for a list of the products subject to the recall.

Hospira Recalls Multiple Lots of Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection (10 Feb., 2015) Hospira voluntarily recalls Multiple Lots of Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection due to potential particulate. Customer reports of visible, floating particulate identified glass fliptop vials. The lots were distributed from February 2013 to December 2014 in the U.S. and January 2014 to July 2014 in Singapore.

Hines Nut Company Recalls Walnut Halves and Pieces (10 Feb., 2015) Hines Nut Company voluntarily recalls Walnut Halves and Pieces due to possible contamination with Salmonella. Please refer to link for a list of the affected products subject to this particular recall.

Moscahlades Bros. Inc Recalls Hellas Golden Double Smoked Herring (11 Feb., 2015) Moscahlades Bros. Inc. recalls Hellas Golden Double Smoked Herring due to possible contamination with Clostridium botulinium. The recalled product was distributed to IL, MD, MI, MA, NC, NY, and NJ. Please refer to the link for further information regarding lot numbers and shipment dates for the recalled Herring.

Pet International Inc. Recalls 6” Beef Trachea Pet Treat (11 Feb., 2015) Pet International Inc. recalls 6” Beef Trachea Pet Treat due to potential contamination with Salmonella. The subject treat can be identified by the brand “Buster’s Natural Pet Supply, the lot code: 8501450 and UPC code: 8501450.

Sunfood Recalls Organic Sacha Inchi Powder (11 Feb., 2015) Sunfood voluntarily recalls Organic Sacha Inchi Powder due to possible contamination with Staphylococcus enterotoxin. The product was distributed nationwide in retail store and through mail orders. There have been no illnesses associated to the recall thus far.

Tuffy’s Pet Foods, Inc. Recalls Nutrisca Dry Dog Food (11 Feb., 2015) Tuffy’s Pet Foods, Inc. Recalls Nutrisca Dry Dog Food due to potential contamination with Salmonella. Please refer to link for listed lot codes and best buy dates, which can be used to identify to recalled dog food.

Real Foods Recalls Small Heart Strawberry Tray with Devonshire Dip (12 Feb., 2015) Real Foods Recalls Small Heart Strawberry Tray with Devonshire Dip due to undeclared soy and egg allergens. Please refer to link for a list identifying the products subject to this particular recall.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Recall Organic Garlic Powder (12 Feb., 2015) Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage recall Organic Garlic Powder due to possible contamination with Salmonella.

The T. Marzetti Co. Issues Recall of Packets of Larosa’s Creamy Garlic Dressing (13 Feb., 2015) The T. Marzetti Co. Issues recall of Packets of Larosa’s Creamy Garlic Dressing de to the product containing milk and egg allergens that are declared on the products label. The subject recalled dressing bears the UPC number 70200801109 and the use by dates of UB051615C and UB052915C.

Whole Foods Recalls Divine Treasures 100,000 Smooches Vegan Chocolate (13 Feb., 2015) Whole Foods recalls Divine Treasures 100,000 Smooches Vegan Chocolate due to possible undeclared allergen, more specifically peanuts. The product can be identified by the “Sell By” dates through May 6, 2015

Hanbit Enterprises, Inc. Recalls Soybean Sprouts (13 Feb., 2015) Hanbit Enterprises, Inc. recalls Soybean Sprouts due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Please see link above for inclusive list products subject to this particular recall.

Whole Foods Market Recalls Chocolate Cake for Two (13 Feb., 2015) Whole Foods Market recalls Chocolate Cake for Two due to  the product containing undeclared egg. The cakes subject to this recall bear the UPC code 24635700000 with the best buy dates 2/3/15 to 2/18/15.

FSIS Recalls

Sunrise Poultry Processors Recall Poultry (10 Feb., 2015) Sunrise Poultry Processors Recall 2,705 pounds of poultry due to lack of inspection by FSIS. Please refer to link for an inclusive list of the products affected by the recall.

Whole Foods Markets, Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Products (10 Feb., 2015) Whole Foods Markets, Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Products due to misbranding and undeclared allergen. Please refer to the link for a list of the products included in the recall and their labels for identification purposes.

ATM International USA, Inc. Recalls Beef Products (13 Feb., 2015) ATM International USA, Inc. recalls Beef Products due to lack of inspection. The products can be identified by selecting the link above and viewing the labels, which have been provided in PDF form and the criteria listed.



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