Recent Recalls 04/19/2015 – 04/25/2015

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Shark Vacuum Recalled by US CPSC

Recalls are an important way for businesses to inform the public that one of their products may be unsafe.  By issuing a recall the company hopes to inform the public about the issue and take the necessary steps to ensure those products do not harm consumers. For the latest recalls please see the summaries and links below.

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Roberta Roller Rabbit Recalls Children’s Pajama Sets Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:30:00 GMT) The children’s pajama sets fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear.

Shark Vacuum Cleaners Recalled by Euro-Pro Due to Shock Hazard (Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMT) The aluminum wand used with Shark brand Rotator Powered Lift-Away series upright vacuums can disconnect from the vacuum cleaner’s handle and remain energized.

  1. Crew Expands Recall of Baby Coveralls Due to Choking Hazard (Recall Alert)(Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:00:00 GMT) Snaps on the coveralls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Trek Recalls Bicycles Equipped with Front Disc Brakes to Replace Quick Release Lever Due to Crash Hazard (Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:00:00 GMT) An open quick release lever on the front wheel hub can contact the front disc brake, stop the bike suddenly and cause a crash. Serious injuries reported.

Hair Dryers Recalled by AG Hair Due to Electrocution Hazard (Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:00:00 GMT) The recalled AG Hair “Sweet Heat” brand hair dryers do not have immersion protection devices, which guard against electrocution or shock, if immersed in water.

Lenovo Expands Recall of Battery Packs for ThinkPad Notebook Computers Due to Fire Hazard (Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:00:00 GMT) Battery packs sold with computers and separately can overheat.

Gorsuch Recalls ERTLRENZ Ski Boot Heat Liners Due to Fire Hazard (Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT) Liners can overheat when charging, posing a fire hazard.

Food and Drug Administration–Recalls/Safety Alerts

TFH Publications, Inc./Nylabone Products Recalls Puppy Starter Kit Due To Possible Salmonella Health Risk (Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:43:00 -0400) TFH Publications, Inc./Nylabone Products, of Neptune, NJ is recalling one lot of its 1.69 oz. package of the Puppy Starter Kit dog chews, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals ingesting the product and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

Greystone Foods, LLC voluntarily recalls Today’s Harvest Field Peas with Snaps, Silver Queen Corn, and Broccoli Florets due to possible health risk. (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:18:00 -0400) Greystone Foods, LLC voluntarily recalls Today’s Harvest Field Peas with Snaps, Silver Queen Corn, and Broccoli Florets with the sell by date 04/21/16 shipped to Publix Supermarkets warehouse in Lakeland, FL warehouse due to possible health risk.

Mylan Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Select Lots of Injectable Products Due to the Presence of Particulate Matter (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:04:00 -0400) Mylan N.V. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its U.S.-based Mylan Institutional business is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall to the hospital/user level of select lots of the following injectable products due to the presence of visible foreign particulate matter observed during testing of retention samples.

Sweet Sam’s Baking Company Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Starbucks Black & White Mini Cookies(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:50:00 -0400) Sweet Sam’s Baking Company of Bronx, NY is recalling all lots of Starbucks Black & White Mini Cookies sold in Starbucks Company operated stores on or before Thursday, April 23rd, 2015, because they contain milk, an allergen that is not declared on the packaging. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of experiencing a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume the product.

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Recalls All Products Because of Possible Health Risks (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:21:00 -0400) Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has initiated a voluntary recall of all ice creams, frozen yogurts, sorbets, and ice cream sandwiches for all flavors and containers because of the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. The company is ceasing all sales and closing all scoop shops until all products are ensured to be 100% safe.

Hospira Issues A Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of One Lot Of Bupivacaine HCl Injection Due To Potential Iron Oxide Particulate In Glass Vials (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:00:00 -0400) Hospira, Inc., (NYSE: HSP) has announced today it is issuing a voluntary recall of one lot of Preservative-Free Bupivacaine HCl Injection, USP, 0.5% (5 mg/mL), 30 mL Single-dose (NDC: 0409-1162-02, Lot 38-515-DK, Expiry 1FEB2016) due to one confirmed customer complaint of orange and black, visible particles embedded and free floating within a single-dose glass teartop vial. The particles were identified as iron oxide. This recall is being carried out to the user level (both human and veterinary).

Inventure Foods, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Its Fresh Frozen Vegetables and Select Jamba “At Home” Smoothie Kits Because of Possible Health Risk (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:52:00 -0400) Inventure Foods, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of certain varieties of its Fresh Frozen line of frozen vegetables, as well as select varieties of its Jamba “At Home” line of smoothie kits, due to finding of Listeria monocytogenes, in its Jefferson, GA facility. Listeria is an organism that can cause infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

SM Fish Corp. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In Ossies Herring In Sourcream And Ossie’s Pickled Lox Dairy Products (Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:44:00 -0400) SM Fish Corp. of FAR ROCKAWAY, NY is recalling 8 ounce containers of OSSIES HERRING IN SOURCREAM and OSSIES PICKLED LOX DAIRY because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products.

SM Fish Corp. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Eggs In Ossies Pickled Lox & Cream (Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:43:00 -0400) SM Fish Corp. of FAR ROCKAWAY, NY is recalling 8 ounce containers of OSSIE’S PICKLED LOX & CREAM because it contains undeclared eggs. People who have an allergy to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

RB Issues Voluntary Recall of Liquid Bottles of MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Night Time Cold & Flu; MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Cold & Sinus; MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Severe Congestion & Cough and MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Cold, Flu & Sore Throat Due to Undeclared Levels of Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan, Guaifenesin, Phenylephrine and/or Diphenhydramine (Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:16:00 -0400) Parsippany, NJ, RB (formerly Reckitt Benckiser) has recalled certain lots of liquid bottles of MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Night Time Cold & Flu; MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Cold & Sinus; MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Severe Congestion & Cough and MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Cold, Flu & Sore Throat because the over-the-counter medications, which correctly label the product on the front of the bottle and lists all active ingredients, may not have the correct corresponding drug facts label on the back. This recall was due to a confirmed report from a retailer.

CONSUMER ALERT: STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS IN QUESO FRESCO CHEESE (Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:52:00 -0400) State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today warned consumers not to consume La Clarita Queseria Queso Fresco “Fresh Cheese” made by Queseria La Poblanita, Inc., 216 E. 117th St., New York, NY, 10035, due to possible Staphylococcus aureus contamination. To date, no illnesses are known by the Department of Agriculture and Markets to be associated with this product.

Blue Bell Creameries Voluntarily Expands Recall to Include All of its Products Due to Possible Health Risk (Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:01:00 -0400) Blue Bell Ice Cream of Brenham, Texas, is voluntarily recalling all of its products currently on the market made at all of its facilities including ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snacks because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Royal Frozen Food Recalls Blintzes Due to Undeclared Milk (Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:49:00 -0400) Royal Frozen Food is recalling its BLINTZES products due to undeclared milk. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Superior Nut & Candy Co., Inc. Recalls Pine Nuts Because of Possible Health Risk (Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:59:00 -0400) Superior Nut & Candy Co., Inc. is recalling 4 ounce packages Pine Nuts because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail and elderly people, and other with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

FSIS Recalls

Alpine Sausage Kitchen Recalls Beef And Pork Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens (2015-04-24T21:11:00-0500) Alpine Sausage Kitchen, an Albuquerque, N.M. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,350 pounds of beef and pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

Hong Ha Recalls Beef And Pork Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens (2015-04-24T18:21:00-0500) Hong Ha, a Hyattsville, Md. establishment, is recalling approximately 10,164 pounds of beef and pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

West Liberty Foods Recalls Grilled Chicken Breast Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination (2015-04-23T15:00:00-0500) West Liberty Foods, a Tremonton, Utah establishment, is recalling approximately 34,075 pounds of grilled chicken breast products that may be contaminated with pieces of plastic.

Kayem Foods Recalls Sausage Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination (2015-04-20T19:21:00-0500) Kayem Foods, a Chelsea, Mass., establishment, is recalling approximately 59,203 pounds of fully cooked chicken sausage products that may be contaminated with pieces of plastic.

Recall Notification Report 065-2015 (Turkey and Beef) (2015-04-20T15:04:43-0500) Michigan Brand, Inc., a Bay City, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 737 pounds of turkey and beef products due to misbranding.

U.S Environmental Protection Agency

Pesticide Product Recalls (Wednesday, 23 April 2008) No product recall announcements listed. (See item below “Consumer Alerts for pesticide products” for additional information.) Pesticide registrants are required to report any potential problems with EPA-registered pesticide products. EPA works with registrants to recall products deemed faulty or substandard or that could potentially cause consumer injury or harm the environmental. Registrants often voluntarily recall products and reformulate or repair potential hazards.

Consumer Alerts for Pesticide Products(Wednesday, 23 April 2008) Contains information on illegal pesticides, “stop sale” orders, product use phase-outs or cancellations and pesticide label issues.

Stop Sale Order Issued (Wednesday, 23 April 2008) EPA orders Scotts to stop selling two Miracle-Gro products. These products are illegal, unregistered and misbranded pesticides. EPA will also issue a stop sale order to Scotts Lawn Care Service. Find out what consumers should do.



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