This Week’s Important Recalls 03/15/15-03/21/15

Bernat Tizzy Yarn Recall

Bernat Tizzy Yarn by US CPSC

It is important to remain aware and cautious about recalls announced for any and all products we used in day to day life. Products of all types are susceptible to defects, contamination, and misbranding. To remain aware of the most recent recalls please see the summaries and links below.

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WhiteWave Recalls CreaMiser Refrigerated Creamer Dispensers (17 March, 2015) WhiteWave recalls CreaMiser Refrigerated Creamer Dispensers due to a firs hazard created by the potential of the product to overheat. The dispensers subject this  recall bear the model numbers, 200, 210, and 400. Please see link above for further information such as serial numbers, which can also be used to identify the recalled dispensers. Thus far there have been seven incidents involving the recalled dispensers, including two fires. No injuries have been reported associated with the recalled product. Owners are advised to immediately discontinue use of the product and contact CreaMiser for a free repair.

Spinrite Recalls Bernat Tizzy Yarn (19 March, 2015) Spinrite recalls Bernat Tizzy Yarn due to entanglement risk to young children posed by the yarn unraveling or snagging and forming a loop.  The recall affects all 11 colors of the Bernat Tizzy Yarn, which was sold in 3.5-ounce packages with a paper sleeve. Please see the link above for details such as color, color name and UPC codes for the recalled yarn. Thus far the company has received two reports of children becoming entangled from unraveling or snagging on yarn blankets. Consumers are encouraged to discontinue use of the yarn or finished yarn projects and contact Bernat for a refund.

Coastal Carolina Elevators Recalls Residential Elevators (19 March, 2015) Coastal Carolina Elevators recalls Residential due to risk posed by the elevator being able to operate while the gate door is open, creating and increase crushing hazard.  The elevators can be identified by “Cambridge Elevating” printed on the elevator’s push button panel. Consumers are encouraged to stop using the recalled elevators and contact the company for free repair. There have been three reports thus far of incidents involving the elevator, including a catastrophic brain injury suffered by a 10-year-old boy.

Food and Drug Administration- Recalls/Safety Alerts

Frontier Co-op Recalls Organic Garlic Powder (16 March, 2015) Frontier Co-op recalls Organic Garlic Powder due to potential Salmonella contamination. Images of the affected products can be located by selecting the following link: http://www.frontiercoop.com/recall. The recalled products were available for purchase in all 50 states and parts of Canada.

Kraft Food Group Recalls Macaroni & Cheese Boxed Dinners (17 March, 2015) Kraft Food Group recalls Macaroni & Cheese Boxed Dinners due to potential contamination with metal pieces. The products affected by this recall are 7.25-oz. size Original flavor of boxed dinners with the “Best When Used By” dates of September 18, 2015 through October 11, 2015, with the code “C2”, which is displayed below the date. Please see the link above for further details that may assist you in identifying the recalled products.

Trader Joe’s Recalls Raw Walnuts (17 March, 2015) Trader Joe’s recalls Raw Walnuts due to potential contamination with Salmonella.  The recalled products are in clear plastic  packages with UPC codes and best-buy dates printed on them. Please see the link above for further information, which will assist you in identifying the recalled products.

Giant Eagle Recalls Bakery Seasonal Cut-Out Shapes Cookies (18 march, 2015) Giant Eagle recalls Bakery Seasonal Cut-Out Shapes Cookies due to  misbranding and an undeclared allergen, more specifically milk. Please see the link above for further description of the recalled cookies, including UPC codes.

First Source, LLC Recalls Wegmans Organic Food You Feel Good About Walnut Halves and Pieces 6 oz Tubs (18 March, 2015) First Source, LLC Recalls Wegmans Organic Food You Feel Good About Walnut Halves and Pieces 6 oz Tubs due to potential Salmonella contamination.  The recalled walnuts were sold in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts and sold between January 27, 2015 and March 17, 2015 and bear the UPC code 077890358009.

Natural Grocers Expands Recalls of Organic Garlic Powder (18 March, 2015) Natural Grocers Expands Recalls of Organic Garlic Powder   due to potential contamination with Salmonella. The lots subject to this recall are 61-15, 40-15, 20-15, 351-14, 006-15, 316-14, 329-14, 288-14, 301-14, 275-14, 267-14, 252-14, 237-14. The recalled garlic powder was sold in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

Nutiva Recalls O’Coconut Products (20 March, 2015) Nutiva voluntarily recalls O’Coconut Products due to potential Salmonella contamination. The recall includes three O’Coconut products. Additional identification information on the products can be found by selecting the link above.

Texas Star Nut and Food Co. Recalls Nature’s Eats Natural Macadamia Nuts (20 March, 2015) Texas Star Nut and Food Co. recalls Nature’s Eats Natural Macadamia Nuts due to potential contamination with Salmonella. The recall includes lot code #31435001 and was distributed in 6 oz. packages to HEB stores, in Texas. The packages subject to recall are marked with the best-buy dates prior to 12/23/2015.

FSIS Recalls

Alewel’s Country Meats Recalls Buffalo Jerky (17 March, 2015) Alewel’s Country Meats recalls Buffalo Jerky due to misbranding. The recalled items bear the best-buy dates “06-12-15,” “05-11-15,” or “04-02-15” and include 12-lb., 26lb. and 96 lb. vacuum sealed packages of the Buffalo Jerky.

StoneRidge Wholesale Division, LLC Recalls Pork Tenderloin Products (18 March, 2015) StoneRidge Wholesale Division, LLC. recalls Pork Tenderloin Products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The recall includes 1-2 lb. vacuum-sealed packages of “StoneRidge Roasted Garlic Pork Tenderloin.” The products will also be marked with the establishment number “EST. M33989” and use or freeze by dates through April 30, 2015.

Van Lang Foods Recalls Pork and Chicken Products (20 March, 2015) Van Lang Foods recalls Pork and Chicken Products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, more specifically egg.  The recall includes 12-oz. trays of “Sid Wainer and Son Domaine de Provence Pork Potstickers” and 12-oz. trays of “Sid Wainer and Son Domaine de Provence Chicken Dim Sum”.  See the link above for further information, which might assist you in identifying the recalled products.

Boa Vida Imports Recalls Pork and Beef Products (20 March, 2015) Boa Vida Imports recalls Pork and Beef Products due to lack of inspection. The recalls items were imported from Portugal and not presented for inpection. The recall includes three products, 1-lb. cans of “NOBRE Receitas Caseiras CHISPALHADA”, 1-lb. cans of “NOBRE Receitas Caseiras DOBRADA COM FEIJAO BRANCA”, and 1-lb. cans of “NOBRE Receitas Caseiras FEIJOADA A TRANSMOTANA”. Please see the link above for additional information and to see the labels of the recalled products.



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