This week saw a recall on almond drinking powder, recalls on peanut butter chocolate chunk cookies, recalls on shrimp and lemongrass satay, recalls on whole foods cookies, recalls on beyond meat crumbles, recalls on dining chairs, recalls on dietary supplements, recalls on mango flavored ice cream, recalls on food dehydrators, recalls on motorized caster boards, and recalls on chicken burritos.
Details are below, courtesy of cpsc.gov and recalls.gov.
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Product Recalls for the Week of April 17, 2017:
- Almond Drinking Powder: Feng Mao Biotechnology Organic Food CO. of R.O.C is recalling Almond Drinking Powder in 600 g cans, because it may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Almond drinking powder was distributed by Richin Trade Inc., Walong Marketing Inc. and Tiffany Foods CORP. through retail stores. The product at issue can be identified by the expiration date and UPC number listed on the left end of the package, including: UPC 4714582563070 and expiration dates 2017/4/27, 2017/4/21, 2017/5/24, 2017/6/8, 2017/6/20, 2017/8/18, 2017/9/7, 2017/10/26, 2017/11/30, 2018/1/24, 2018/12/17, and 2018/3/11. Consumers should return the affected product to the store where they purchased it for a full refund. Consumers who may have questions or concerns should call the phone number on the labeling of product. Recall Date: 4/14/2017
- Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies: Jimmy’s Cookies LLC is recalling LOT #047 The Bakery Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies from all retail stores, because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The Bakery Peanut Chocolate Chunk Cookies LOT #047 was sold in retail stores and distributed Nationwide in bakeries. The Bakery Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies LOT #047 are packed 10 cookies to a 14 ounce container with an orange label. LOT #047 can be found printed in black ink on the top of the package. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the product containing milk was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company’s labeling processes. Consumers who have purchased The Bakery Peanut Chocolate Chunk Cookies from retail stores are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Recall Date: 4/14/2017
- Shrimp and Lemongrass Satay: TP Food Processing, Inc. is recalling Lemongrass Satay and Shrimp Satay (Lot code 2016) because the acidified sauces were not properly produced making them susceptible to contamination with Clostridium botulinum. No illnesses, customer complaints, or illnesses have been reported to date. Products subject to recall include TPF Lemongrass Satay, 9 ounce, Lot Code 2016; and TPF Shrimp Satay 6 and 9 ounce, Lot Code 2016. Symptoms of Clostridium botulinum typically begin with blurred or double vision followed by trouble speaking and swallowing, then progress to muscle weakness starting in the upper body and moving downward. Botulism can lead to life-threatening paralysis of breathing muscles requiring support with a breathing machine (ventilator) and intensive care. People experiencing these symptoms who have recently eaten Lemongrass Satay and Shrimp Satay should seek immediate medical attention. Consumers in possession of these products should not eat them, rather product should be returned to the place of purchase. Recall Date: 4/14/2017
- Whole Foods Cookies: Nine Whole Foods Market stores in Northern California are voluntarily recalling some decorated (iced) cookies from the self-service cookie displays because the products contained egg allergen that was not listed on the product sign. The store in Napa, California is also recalling a decorated (iced) cookie because the product contained wheat allergen that was not listed on the product sign. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs or wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. All affected products have been removed from store shelves. The affected cookies are iced in the shape of eggs, bunnies or chicks and were available unwrapped in the self-service bulk cookie displays. The products were sold on or before April 14, 2017. No illnesses have been reported to date. The cookies were sold in the following locations in Northern California: 777 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126; 390 Coddingtown Mall, Santa Rosa, CA 95401; 4800 El Camino Real, Los Altos, California, 94022; 3682 Bel Aire Plaza, Napa, California, 94558; 1001 Galleria Blvd., Roseville, California, 95678; 2001 Market Street, San Francisco, California, 94114; 6910 McKinley St, Sebastopol, CA 95472; 911 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062; and 201 W. Napa Street, Sonoma, CA 95476. Customers who purchased these products and wish to return them can bring a valid receipt into stores for a full refund. Recall Date: 4/15/2017
- Beyond Meat Feisty Crumbles: Beyond Meat is voluntarily recalling certain bags of Feisty Crumbles from three production lots because they may contain low levels of undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The products and lots in question include Feisty Crumbles (5 pound bags), UPC 852629004415, Lot No. 20170202T, Best by 2/2/2018; Feisty Crumbles (5 pound bags), UPC 852629004415, Lot No. 20170203T, Best by 2/3/2018; Feisty Crumbles (11 pound bags), UPC 852629004613, Lot No. 20170202T, Best by 2/2/2018; and Feisty Crumbles (5 pound bags), UPC 852629004415, Lot No. 20170209T, Best by 2/9/2018. The recalled Feisty Crumbles products were distributed to multiple distributors and stores. All recalled product will be removed from the warehouses and store shelves and destroyed. Consumers who have purchased the Feisty Crumbles from above lots are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Recall Date: 4/17/2017
- Windsor-Style Dining Chairs: Cost Plus Management Services Inc. is recalling Stafford Windsor-style dining chairs because the legs on the chairs can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers. This recall involves wooden Stafford Windsor-style dining chairs with four legs. The chairs have a walnut finish and are intended for indoor use. Purchase order number 200519526, 400519526, 200519525, 400519525, 200524057, 200536057, 200536058 or 400524058 is printed on the UPC label attached to the underside of the chair seat. Recalled chairs were sold exclusively at Cost Plus World Market and World Market stores nationwide and online at www.worldmarket.com from June 2016 through December 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and return them to any Cost Plus World Market or World Market store for a free replacement chair. Recall Date: 4/18/2017
- Natural Male and Female Sexual Enhancement Supplements: Organic Herbal Supply, Inc. announced that it is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall of all lots of Uproar, Cummor, Zrect, Monkey Business, Xrect, Rectalis, Tornado, Zdaily, BigNHard, Enhancerol Natural Male Enhancement capsules. FDA analysis has found the products to contain Tadalafil. Tadalafil is a FDA-approved drug used as treatment for male Erectile Dysfunction (ED), the presence of tadalafil in these male enhancement products renders it an unapproved drug for which safety and efficacy have not been established and, therefore, subject to recall. Organic Herbal Supply is also recalling Zrect for Women and LabidaMAX. FDA analysis has found these two products contain Flibanserin, an FDA-approved prescription drug for Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) in women. There have been no reports of illness to date. Uproar, Cummor, Zrect, Monkey Business, Xrect, Rectalis, Tornado, Zdaily, BigNHard, Enhancerol Natural Male Enhancement capsules are marketed as a dietary supplement for erectile dysfunction. They are packaged in 2, 4 and 10 count packages and sold nationwide. Zrect for women and LabidaMAX were packaged in 30 count packages and sold nationwide through Amazon.com and through Zrect.com. A complete list of affected products can be found here. Organic Herbal began shipping this product on or around December 2014 through February 2017. Use of these products may pose a threat to consumers because the undeclared active ingredients may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs (such as nitroglycerin) and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels. Consumers with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or heart disease often take nitrates. ED is a common problem in men with these conditions, and consumers may seek these types of products to enhance sexual performance. Organic Herbal Supply, advises any customers in possession of the Uproar, Cummor, Zrect, Monkey Business, Xrect, Rectalis, Tornado, Zdaily, BigNHard, Enhancerol, Zrect for Women, LabidaMAX to stop using and return any unused product for a full refund to the company directly. Recall Date: 4/18/2017
- Mango Flavored Ice Cream: La Granja INC of Doraville Georgia is recalling 4000 units of Hand crafted Paleteria, Mango Flavored Ice cream, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms pain and diarrhea. Long term complications can include severe arthritis. The ice cream was distributed in Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina through retail stores, by direct delivery. The popsicle comes in a clear bag with La Granja logo, Mango Flavor Ice Cream and the dates of expiration are 210218 (February 21, 2018) and 280218 (February 28, 2018). UPC code 0010439212. Consumers who have purchased La Granja Ice cream are urged to return it to the place of purchased for a full refund. Recall Date: 4/18/2017
- EZDRY Food Dehydrators: Greenfield World Trade Inc. is recalling its EZDRY Food Dehydrators because the food dehydrator can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. The recall involves white, EZDRY, six-tray food dehydrators. The dehydrator weighs about 4 pounds and measures 12 inches tall by about 8 inches deep by 10 inches wide. EZDRY is printed on the front of the dehydrators. EZDRY and the model number EPD60W are printed on a white label on the bottom of the unit. They were sold in a white box labeled “EZDRY by Excalibur” Home Dehydrator with a picture of the product. These products are marked “Date Code: 2116, 2416, or 3316” engraved at the bottom of the label located on the bottom of the unit. Recalled dehydrators were sold at Kohl’s stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from June 2016 through February 2017. Consumers are encouraged to immediately stop using the recalled food dehydrators and contact Greenfield for instructions on returning the recalled food dehydrators with a prepaid shipping label for a free replacement or full refund. Recall Date: 4/20/2017
- RipStik Motorized Caster Boards: Razor USA LLC is recalling RipStik electric motorized caster boards because the rear wheel can stop rotating and lock up while in use, posing a fall hazard. This recall involves Razor RipStik electric motorized caster boards. The boards have two wheels, a hub motor and a lithium ion battery. They have a wireless digital hand remote that controls the speed up to 10 mph. The manufacturing date is on the bar code label located on the bottom of the product and Razor USA LLC is embossed on the bottom. “RipStik” is printed on the top of the board. They are blue and black in color. Recalled products were sold at Target, Toys R Us, Walmart, and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Razor.com, Target.com, toysrus.com and Walmart.com and other websites from February 2016 through April 2017. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled caster boards and contact Razor to receive a free repair kit. Recall Date: 4/20/2017
- Atkins Chicken with Cheese and Bean Burrito: Request Foods, Inc. is recalling approximately 30,537 pounds of burrito products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products are mislabeled as a chicken with cheese and bean burrito but contain an egg and sausage burrito product. The product contains egg and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. The frozen burrito items were produced on Dec. 19, 2016. Products subject to recall include 6 ounce plastic package containing “ATKINS CHICKEN WITH CHEESE AND BEAN BURRITO” with a “Best By” date of Dec. 19, 2017. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-17644” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide. 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. 4/20/2017