This week saw a recall on fireworks, recalls on scooters/hoverboards, recalls on ice cream, recalls on chocolate treats, recalls on lemongrass basil chicken, recalls on baby swaddles and sleeping bags, recalls on jogging strollers, recalls on electric scooters, recalls on off-highway vehicles, and recalls on beef and chicken products. Details are below, courtesy of cpsc.gov and recalls.gov.
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Product Recalls for the Week of July 04, 2016:
- Winco Fireworks Recall: Winco Fireworks International is recalling its Black Cat Glitter fountain cones sold in packages of three. The cones have model number BC269 printed on the bottom of the packaging. When ignited, the device can burst and spread sparks and pyrotechnic materials outward instead of upward as intended, posing fire and burn hazards to bystanders. The cone-shaped fireworks devices are approximately 6-inches tall and have the Black Cat logo on the packaging. The words “Crackling Glitter,” “Colorful Glitter” or “Gold Glitter” is printed in black type on the front of the cone. The fireworks were sold at fireworks retailers nationwide from March 2016 through June 2016. Consumers should immediately return the recalled fountains to the retailer where purchased for a refund or exchange. Recall Date: 07/01/2016
- Assorted Scooters Recall: Assorted scooters are being recalled due to the lithium-ion battery in the scooters/hoverboards can overheat posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding. The firms recalling the scooters and hoverboards are: Hype Wireless; Keenford Limited; Razor; Overstock.com; Digital Gadgets; Boscov’s; Swagway; Hoverboard LLC; Yuka Clothing; PTX Performance Products. The recalled products were sold at mass merchandisers nationwide and online retailers from June 2015 through May 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled products and contact the recalling company to return their hoverboard for a full refund, a free repair or a free replacement depending on the model. Recall Date: 07/01/2016
- Mister Cookie Face Sundae Shoppe Ice Cream Recall: Mister Cookie Face LLC, a subsidiary of Fieldbrook Foods Corporation, has issued a voluntary recall of Sundae Shop Novelty Ice Cream Dipped “Variety” Cones due to the possibility of peanuts on the product that are not declared on the allergen statement. Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume products containing peanut allergens. The recalled product with the best before date November 14, 2017 may actually contain a Chocolate covered Vanilla Ice cream cone with peanut sprinkles on top. The label of the Sundae Shop Novelty Ice Cream Dipped “Variety” Cones does not list peanuts as an ingredient. The affected product is packaged in a 32 oz. box containing eight ice cream cones, has the UPC code: 041498191962, and the plant code 34-2036, which is located next to the “best by” date. The recalled Sundae Shoppe Ice Cream Dipped “Variety” Cones were distributed only through ALDI Inc. ALDI representatives worked with Mister Cookie Face to ensure any incorrectly packaged product was removed from the store shelves. No other Mister Cookie Face or ALDI products are affected by this recall. If customers have product affected by this voluntary recall, they should discard it immediately or return it to their local store for a full refund. Recall Date: 06/30/2016
- Cumberland Farms Chocolate Treats Recall: Cumberland Farms announces a voluntary recall of its SEA SALT CARAMEL DELIGHTS flavor of Cumberland Farms Farmhouse Premium Chocolate Treats due to concerns of the possible presence of peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to specific types of allergen, such as peanuts, run the risk of serious life threatening allergic reactions if they consume the product being recalled. While the product line is available in multiple flavors, the only product being recalled is the SEA SALT CARAMEL DELIGHTS flavor of Cumberland Farms Farmhouse Premium Chocolate Treats which is only sold in 3-ounce bags.Cumberland Farms is asking that customers who purchased the affected product discard it immediately or return the product to the nearest Cumberland Farms retail location for a full refund. Recall Date: 07/01/2016
- Winter Garden Quality Foods Lemongrass Basil Chicken Recall: Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc. is recalling approximately 42 pounds of Lemongrass Basil Chicken entrées that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes. The ready-to-eat, Lifestyle Foods Inc. brand of Lemongrass Basil Chicken product was produced on June 13 and June 14, 2016. The product being recalled is the 8.0-oz. (227g) individually wrapped entrée packages labeled “Lifestyle Foods Lemongrass Basil Chicken Entrée – Brown Rice in a Thai Style Sauce with Grilled Chicken and Green Beans.” The product has “Enjoy By” dates of June 28, 2016 and June 29, 2016. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-9815” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributors in Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington D.C. Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. 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: 07/01/2016
- GHSE, LLC Chicken Products Recall: GHSE, LLC, is recalling approximately 5,682 pounds of salad products containing chicken due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains wheat, a known allergen not declared on the product label. The ready-to-eat salads with chili-seasoned chicken items were produced on various dates between May 11, 2016 and June 29, 2016. The recalled product is 11-oz. plastic clam shell containers with “TRADER JOSE’S MEXICALI INSPIRED SALAD WITH CHILI SEASONED CHICKEN” with “BEST BY” dates 05/18/16 – 07/03/16. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. P-45781” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Southern Virginia. 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: 07/01/2016
- Little Lotus Baby Swaddles and Sleeping Bags Recall: Embrace Technologies is recalling its Little Lotus baby swaddles with model number 901-01 and sleeping bags with model numbers 830-03, 830-05 and 830-07. The shoulder snaps on the baby swaddles and sleeping bags can break or detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The 100% cotton, sack-shaped baby swaddles and sleeping bags were sold in small, medium and large sizes and in cream with multicolored hand prints, mint and pastel colors/prints. They have a snap button on each shoulder. The Little Lotus logo and model number are stamped in white at the bottom in the interior of the swaddle and sleeping bag. The products were sold at www.littlelotusbaby.com from January 2016 through April 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled baby swaddles and sleeping bags and contact Little Lotus for instructions on how to receive a full refund or a store credit for a full refund. Embrace Technologies is contacting consumers directly. Recall Date: 07/06/2016
- Pacific Cycle Jogging Strollers Recall: Pacific Cycle Inc. is recalling its single and double occupant swivel wheel jogging strollers that have a quick release mechanism for removing and re-attaching the front wheel. The front wheel can become loose and detach, posing crash and fall hazards. Instep Safari, Instep Grand Safari, Instep Flight, Schwinn Turismo and Schwinn Discover Single and Double Occupant Swivel jogging strollers with the following model numbers are affected. These models come in a variety of colors.The model number is located on the inside of the metal frame above the rear right wheel. The list of model numbers may be found here. The products were sold at small retailers nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Target.com, Toys-R-Us.com, Walmart.com and other online retailers from January 2010 through June 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled jogging strollers and contact Pacific Cycle to obtain a repair kit to secure the front wheel. The repair kit includes a replacement mechanism for securing the front wheel that uses a traditional screw on/off method of attachment instead of the quick release lever method of attachment shipped with the product, as well as new warning labels. Consumers should not return the jogging strollers to retailers where purchased. A repair video is available at www.pacific-cycle.com/safety-notices-recalls/. Recall Date: 07/07/2016
- URBAN626 Electric Scooter Recall: URBAN626 is recalling all models of the URB-E electric scooter.The bolt below the seat can crack, posing a fall hazard. The foldable electric scooters are aluminum and carbon fiber. They have two wheels and came in black, gray or white. The scooters were sold at URBAN626 stores in Pasadena, Calif., and online at amazon.com and URB-E.com from August 2015 through June 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled units and contact URBAN626 for a free repair kit. URBAN626 will reimburse consumers if they choose to have a bike repair shop replace the bolt. Recall Date: 07/07/2016
- Kawasaki Off-Highway Vehicles Recall: Kawasaki Motors Corp. is recalling its 2015, 2016 and 2017 model year side-by-side recreational off-highway vehicles.The front floor cover can be punctured by a foreign object, posing an injury hazard to riders. The recalled models are 4-wheel side-by-side seating for three to six people and automotive style controls. The vehicles come in various colors. The model name is printed on the right and left front fender. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is located on the steel frame between the right front lower A-arm mounts. The list of affected models may be found here. The recalled products were sold at Kawasaki dealers nationwide from July 2014 through June 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact their local authorized Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free repair. Recall Date: 07/07/2016
- ConAgra Frozen Chicken and Beef Products Recall: ConAgra Foods is recalling approximately 3,806 pounds of frozen chicken and beef entrée products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal. The metal fragments range in size between 2 and 9 millimeters (mm) in diameter, and are curled, malleable and shiny. The metal fragments may be embedded in the sauce contained within the frozen entrée products. The frozen chicken and beef entrée items were produced on June 13, 2016 and June 22, 2016. The products included in the recall are: 22-oz. plastic bagged meal packages of “P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand Signature Spicy Chicken.” with “Use By” date of 6/08/17 and case code 5006616500 and 22-oz. plastic bagged meal packages of “P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand Mongolian Style Beef.” with “Use By” date of 6/17/17 and case code 5006617400. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 233” or “EST. P-115” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributors and retail locations in Arkansas, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Vermont, and Wisconsin. 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: 07/06/2016