Doug / 12-19-2014 / Consumer Safety

Recall Wrap-Up 12/19/14 – 12/19/14

Most of this past week’s recalls are for consumer products.  If you have purchased any of the following items please discontinue use, keep out of reach of small children and contact the appropriate producer to determine which step to take in order to return or obtain a refund.

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WindowTex Recalls Custom Roller Shades Due to Injury Risk (Tues, 16 Dec 2014) A component, steel pin, can become dislodged causing the shade to fall from the mounting bracket, which upon impact could potentially cause injury to consumers.

Wegmans Food Markets Recalls Moody Face Stress Balls (Wed, 17 Dec 2014) The Gift Gallery Moody Face Stress Balls pose a choking hazard to young children, due to the fact that these balls can break into pieces when squeezed.

Schneider Electric Recalls PowerPact J-Frame Circuit Breakers (Thurs, 18 Dec 2014) The subject breaker will not trip during overload conditions, posing fire, burn and electrical shock hazards. The breaker can be identified by the date codes and catalog numbers which are on labels on the breakers front and side.

Giggles International Recalls Animated Toy Monkey ((Thurs, 18 Dec 2014) The toy Money has been recalled due to the battery compartment being found to reach temperatures up to 230 degree Fahrenheit posing a fire and burn risk.

Yamaha Recalls YZ250 Competition Off-Road Motorcycles (Thurs, 18 Dec 2014) The Off Road Motorcycles have been recalled due to discovery that during operation the engine can lock up, causing the rider to lose control and potentially crash, resulting in serious injury and/or death.

Kiddie Korral Recalls Girls Hoodies (Thurs, 18 Dec 2014) The drawstring hoodies with ponies have been recalled due to strangulation hazard created by the drawstring.

Food and Drug Administration- Recalls/Safety Alerts

Bleating Heart Cheese Issues a Voluntary Recall of Various Cheeses Due to Potential Health Risk (Wed, 17 Dec 2014) Bleating Heart Cheese is conducting a voluntary recall of a few of its cow milk and sheep milk cheeses which were produced in late May, late June and early July of 2014 due to results of U.S. Food & Drug Administration sampling. The results of the sampling revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in at least one of the following cheeses, each of which can be identified by a code on the bottom side of the label: “Ewelicious Blue”(identifiable by the code 14-0618), “Fat Bottom Girl” (identifiable by the code 14-0702), and Goldette Tommette” (identifiable by the code 14-0527).

Disclaimer: All verdicts and settlements listed here are gross amounts before deductions for attorney fees and costs. Past results do not guarantee similar results in the future. Most cases result in a lower recovery. It should not be assumed that your case will have as beneficial a result. Before choosing a lawyer, ask for written information about the lawyer's legal qualifications and experience.