This week saw a recall on infant cradle swings, recalls on off-highway vehicles, recalls on helmets, recalls on flashlights, recalls on candy, recalls on pork products, recalls on salads, recalls on office chairs, recalls on marinade injectors, and recalls on Moogy toys . Details are below, courtesy of cpsc.gov and recalls.gov.
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Product Recalls for the Week of April 11, 2016:
- Fisher-Price Infant Cradle Swings Recall: This recall includes three models of the Fisher-Price cradle swings: CHM84 Soothing Savanna Cradle ‘n Swing, CMR40 Sweet Surroundings Cradle ‘n Swing, and CMR43 Sweet Surroundings Butterfly Friends Cradle ‘n Swing. When the seat peg is not fully engaged the seat can fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury to the child. The swings have two different swinging motions – rocking side-to-side, or swinging head-to-toe, and six different swing speeds from low to high. The product number is located on the seat under the pad. The swings were sold at buybuyBaby, Target and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other websites from November 2015 through March 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cradle swing and contact Fisher-Price for revised assembly instructions. Recall Date: 04/14/2016
- Yamaha Off-Highway Vehicles Recall: Yamaha Motor Corporation USA is recalling its model year 2016 YXZ1000R and YXZ1000R SE Side-by-Side utility vehicles sold in four colors: orange and black, blue and white, silver and red, and yellow and white. Water can get into the throttle cable and if it freezes during cold weather, the ice can prevent the throttle from returning to idle. This can cause the rider to lose control, posing crash and injury hazards. The model name (YXZ…) and “1000” is displayed in a graphic on both the left and right side of the vehicle. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is stamped on the frame near the driver’s side rear wheel. The letter G in the 10th position of the VIN number indicates that the unit was made in the 2016 model year. The vehicles were sold at Yamaha side-by-side dealers nationwide from September 2015 to February 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact their local Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly. Recall Date: 04/13/2016
- Rollerblade USA Helmets Recall: Rollerblade USA is recalling its black Rollerblade brand Maxxum helmets. The helmet’s plastic shell can crack where the straps attach, causing the helmet to shift and move on the wearer’s head. This can result in a head injury hazard to the user in the event of a fall. “Rollerblade” is printed on the side of the helmet, a white inline skate logo is printed on the back of the helmet and a label on the inside of the helmet contains the model number “YJ-219” and production date of October 2014 or earlier. The SKU number 06520210100 is printed on the helmet’s box. The helmets were sold at Inline Warehouse, Paragon Athletic Goods, Summit Sports and other sporting goods stores and Rollerblade helmet dealers nationwide and online at amazon.com, inlineskates.com, inlinewarehouse.com and rollerblade.com from November 2014 through January 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact the firm for instructions on receiving a full refund. Recall Date: 04/13/2016
- Coleman Flashlights Recall: This recall involves three models of Coleman® CTAC Lithium-Ion Flashlights. Models include CTAC20 (model 2000013874), CTAC40 (model 2000013873) and CTAC60 (model 2000013872). The lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. The flashlights are black, with “Coleman” printed in white along the handle and have the model number in white print on the upper portion of the handle next to the light. The flashlights are 6.5 inches long. The lithium-ion batteries inside the flashlights are red with the Coleman logo printed in white on the battery. The flashlights were sold at Academy Sports and Outdoors, Green Supply, Sportsman’s Supply Company and sporting goods stores nationwide and online at www.coleman.com and www.amazon.com from January 2014 through August 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled flashlights and contact Coleman for instructions on returning the flashlights for a full refund. Recall Date: 04/12/2016
- Country Favor Candy Recall: Country Favor Inc. is recalling its 120g packages of “Best Taste Keo Me Den Candy” food treats because they contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The recalled “Best Taste Keo Me Den Candy” was distributed nationwide in retail stores. The product comes in a 120g clear and green plastic bag with an expiration date of 2017-12 stamped at the bottom. Consumers who have purchased 120g packages of “Best Taste Keo Me Den Candy” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Recall Date: 04/07/2016
- Mountain Products Pork Products Recall: Mountain Products Inc. is recalling approximately 467 pounds of bacon and pork sausages products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The company produced the pork products formulated with breadcrumbs containing milk, soy and wheat, known allergens which were not sub-listed on the finished product labels. The Mountain Products Smokehouse brand bacon and Irish bangers sausages items were produced on various dates between March 31, 2014 and March 9, 2016. The following products are subject to recall:
- 1-lb. packages of “SMOKED CAJUN STYLE PORK SAUSAGE READY TO EAT” with packing dates of 1/5/15.
- 1-lb. packages of “HOT ITALIAN SAUSAGE” with packing dates of 9/9/15, 1/29/16, 3/9/16.
- 1-lb. packages of “SWEET ITALIAN SAUSAGE” with packing dates of 9/9/15 and 3/9/16.
- 1-lb. packages of “BREAKFAST SAUSAGE IN SHEEP CASING” with a packing date of 1/29/16.
- 1-lb. packages of “IRISH BANGERS” with packing dates of 3/31/14, 1/5/15, 3/10/15, 6/10/15, 7/15/15, 9/9/15, 1/29/16, 3/2/16 and 3/9/16.
- 1-lb. packages of “Giovanni’s Delizioso PARMESAN & OREGANO COUNTRY STYLE BACON” with a packing date of 11/20/15.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. M17458” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in the Dutchess County, New York and California. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase. Recall Date: 04/12/2016
- Reser’s Fine Foods Salads Recall: Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. is recalling nineteen refrigerated salad items due to notification from one of our ingredient suppliers that Listeria monocytogenes may be present in one lot of onions that was used in the manufacture of these salads. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometime fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and individuals with weakened immune systems. The recalled refrigerated salads were distributed to retailers and distribution centers in the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NE, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, WA, WY, and British Columbia. The retail product is sold in plastic containers and is marked with a Use By Date and the #10 at the end of the line of printing. The recall was the result of a notification from one of our onion suppliers that the bacteria may be present in one lot of onions used in the manufacture of these refrigerated salads. No other items were manufactured using this lot of onions. The full list of the products involved in this recall may be found here. Consumers are urged not to consume these products. Consumers who purchased these products may take them back to the store for a refund or discard them. Recall Date: 04/10/2016
- Staples Office Chairs Recall: This recall involves Staples and Quill brand “Back in Motion” office chairs. The black, bonded leather chair has a tilt function and a base with wheels. The chair can tip over when leaning back, posing a fall hazard. The chairs have SKU # 203439 and item number SBG 24422 printed on the white label on the underside of the seat cushion. A second label, also located on the underside of the seat cushion, states “Reg. No. CA31704 (CN)” and “Made by LF Products PTE LTD.” The chairs were sold at Staples stores nationwide and online at Staples.com and Quill.com from January 2014 through January 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled office chair and contact Staples for a free replacement base. Recall Date: 04/14/2016
- Academy Sports/Outdoors Marinade Injectors Recall: This recall involves Outdoor Gourmet marinade injectors. They are stainless steel, measure about six inches in length and have three metal rings at the top. The injectors can have small metal shavings left inside during the manufacturing process. The metal shavings can be deposited into the marinade during use and ingested by consumers. “Outdoor Gourmet,” “6 inch stainless steel injector,” style number BGOG0047, UPC 400216227091 and the following codes are printed on the product packaging: 06/15-2549000, 06/15-2549319, and 06/15-2549203. The recalled products were sold exclusively at Academy Sports and Outdoors stores nationwide and online at www.academy.com from September 2015 through December 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled marinade injectors and return them to any Academy Sports and Outdoors store for a full refund or a free replacement marinade injector. Recall Date: 04/14/2016
- Miniland Educational Moogy Plush Toys Recall: Miniland Educational Corp. is recalling its Moogy plush fastening toys for toddlers between 12 and 36 months of age. The red button on the Moogy plush toy’s left pocket can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The toy has zippers, buttons, buckles and laces. The Moogy toy has a blue and green face, red ears, a blue jacket with a red zipper, pink/red striped pants and pink and orange shoes with polka dots. Moogy measures about 18 ½ inches tall. “Miniland,” item number R.96295 and lot number 0115 1402813 085 are printed on a white tag sewn into the toy’s pants. The toys were sold at specialty toy stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Gilt.com, HighlightsforChildren.com, ToysRUs.com and Zulily.com from July 2015 through February 2016. Consumers should immediately take the recall toy away from children and contact Miniland Educational for instructions on cutting off the button to remove the hazard in order to receive a full refund. Recall Date: 04/15/2016