This week saw a recall on yogurt peanut crunch bars, recalls on beef taquitos, recalls on catfish products, recalls on Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shake, recalls on Cassava Cake and Mixed Nut Mooncake, recalls on chocolate chip muffins, recalls on dietary supplement, recalls on road bikes, recalls on solar panel connectors, recalls on tic-tac-toe games, recalls on toy trolleys, recalls on crunchy peanut butter, recalls on shaker bottles, recalls on bottle caps, recalls on infant caps, and recalls on portable table saws.
Details are below, courtesy of cpsc.gov and recalls.gov.
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Product Recalls for the Week of March 27, 2017:
- Yogurt Peanut Crunch Bars: Pro Sports Club is recalling 36,957 Yogurt Peanut Crunch bars because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). E. coli O157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness often with bloody stools. Although most healthy adults can recover completely within a week, some people can develop a form of kidney failure called Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS). HUS is most likely to occur in young children and the elderly. The condition can lead to serious kidney damage and even death. The Yogurt Peanut Crunch Bar was sold directly to clients at the PRO Sports facilities in Washington (Bellevue, Redmond and Seattle cities) between August 8, 2016 and March 10, 2017. Product was also sold to internet customers through www.2020lifestyles.com. This recalled Yogurt Peanut Crunch Bars has a brand name 20/20 Life Styles, lot code B.B. 22JUL17 (means best by July 22, 2017), net weight 2 oz., UPC Code 78571 00052. Consumers who have purchased Yogurt Peanut Crunch Bars are urged not to consume and to return any remaining product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Recall Date: 3/24/2017
- Ready-to-Eat Beef Products: Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. is recalling approximately 35,168 pounds of frozen ready-to-eat beef taquito products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically rubber with plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The frozen ready-to-eat beef taquito items were produced on December 30, 2016. Products subject to recall include 60-ounce plastic bags inside of a corrugated carton labeled as “JOSÉ OLÉ TAQUITOS BEEF CARNE DE RES IN CORN TORTILLAS Crispy and Crunchy,” with case codes 3366365A, 3366365B, 3366365C, 3366365D and a Best By date of December 30, 2017. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “Est. M-5590” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in California, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Wyoming. 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: 3/24/2017
- Catfish Products: Lakes Farm Raised Catfish Inc. is recalling approximately 1,695 pounds of siluriformes fish (catfish) products that may be adulterated with residues of public health concern, specifically Malachite Green and Leucomalachite Green, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The siluriformes (catfish) products were produced on March 14 through 17, 2017. Products subject to recall include 15-pound cardboard boxes of frozen raw “catfish” fillets identified as LAKE’S FARM RAISED CATFISH and having lot codes T-14, T-15, T-16, and T-17; 15-pound cardboard boxes of frozen raw “catfish” nuggets identified as LAKE’S FARM RAISED CATFISH and having lot codes T-14, T-15, T-16, and T-17; 15-pound cardboard boxes of frozen raw “catfish” steaks identified as LAKE’S FARM RAISED CATFISH and having lot codes T-14, T-15, T-16, and T-17; and 15-pound cardboard boxes of frozen raw whole “catfish” identified as LAKE’S FARM RAISED CATFISH and having lot codes T-14, T-15, T-16, and T-17. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 48150” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutional and retail locations in Mississippi and Tennessee. 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: 3/24/2017
- Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shake: Nutiva, an Organic Superfoods company, has decided to expand its initial voluntary product recall of the Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shake – Vanilla to include all lots of both Vanilla and Chocolate flavored products after identifying that this product may contain trace amounts peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. A complete list of affected products can be found here. Recalled items were sold on the internet and through distributors in Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. Consumers who have purchased these items and have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts are urged to not eat the product, and to dispose of it or return it for refund to where it was originally purchased. Recall Date: 3/23/2017
- Cassava Cake and Mixed Nut Mooncake: Sunshine Bakery is voluntarily recalling Cassava Cake and Mixed Nut Mooncake with best by dates of 3/24/2017. The products were sold to retail stores in 2/24/2017. The Cassava Cake and Mixed Nut Mooncake are being recalled because the labeling does not declare food allergens, PEANUT, COCONUT, ALMOND, AND CASHEW. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to PEANUT, COCONUT, ALMOND, and CASHEW run the risk of serious allergic reaction, including anaphylaxis, if they consume the product. No illnesses have been report to date. Some products also contain SUNFLOWER SEEDS, which some people are sensitive to. The Cassava Cakes (cut in either red/yellow strips; or brown squares) are packaged on a white foam plate, covered in clear plastic wrap. They have a printed label on top. Best by date is printed on the label. The Mixed Nut Mooncakes are individually packaged in clear wrap, with a printed label on top. Best by date is printed on the label. Consumers in possession of CAKE, MIXED NUT MOONCAKE should not eat the product if they are allergic to peanuts or specific tree nuts and should return the product to the place of purchase. Recall Date: 3/25/2017
- Whole Foods Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins: Whole Foods Market ® in Hadley, Massachusetts is issuing an allergy alert to recall six-packs of Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins due to an in-store labeling error. The muffins, which were labeled as “Made Right Here 6pk Banana Choc Chip Muffins”, contained walnuts, which were not declared on the ingredient list. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The muffins were sold in clear, plastic six-pack containers and had a “Sell by” date of March 28, 2017. Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall. One allergic reaction has been reported. Consumers who have purchased this product may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Recall Date: 3/27/2017
- LaBri’s Body Health Atomic: Envy Me is recalling LaBri’s Body Health Atomic, dietary supplement marketed for weight loss, sold in 60 capsule, plastic bottles. The recall includes all lot codes, manufacturing codes and expiration dates. The United States Food and Drug Administration has analyzed samples of La Bri’s Body Health Atomic and found it to contain the undeclared ingredient sibutramine. Sibutramine is a controlled substance that was removed from the market in October 2010 for safety reasons. The product poses a threat to consumers because sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, or stroke. Sibutramine may also interact, in life-threatening ways, with other medications a consumer may be taking. The recall is being conducted to the consumer level. The products were sold nationwide through internet sale and we began shipping this product in early 2015. Consumers should stop using the product immediately and throw it away in accordance with your state and local ordinances for drug products or return the unused portion of product for a refund or replacement. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using these drug products. Any adverse reactions experienced with the use of these products should also be reported to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax. Recall Date: 3/28/2017
- Look Cycle Road Bikes and Aerostems: Hawley LLC is recalling Look Cycle road bikes and aerostems because the stainless steel clamp that secures the stem to the handlebars can corrode and break, posing a fall and crash hazard. This recall involves Look Cycle Aerostems sold either as an after-market component or installed as original equipment on Look Cycle model 695 and 795 road bikes for model years 2014 through 2017. The Look Aerostems are made of black carbon fiber material with a black steel clamp around the handlebars. Recalled models have either no number or the number 380706 printed in white on the bottom of the clamp. A complete list of photos of the recalled stems and bike models can be found on the firm’s website at http://www.lookcycle.com/en/safety-notice. Recalled products were sold at Independent bike stores nationwide from July 2013 through December 2016 for the stems sold individually and installed as original equipment on Look Cycle road 695 and 795 road racing bicycles. Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles with the recalled Aerostems and return them to the place of purchase for a free repair. Consumers unable to return their bicycles should contact Look Cycle for instructions on receiving a free repair. Recall Date: 3/28/2017
- Solar Panel Connectors: Amphenol Industrial Solar Technologies and SolarWorld Americas Inc. is recalling connectors sold with solar panels because the connectors that are attached to the solar panels can develop microscopic cracks that allow moisture to leak into them while the system is producing electricity, posing an electrical shock hazard. This recall involves Amphenol UTX PV model connectors sold with solar panels. The electrical connectors are used to connect various types of photovoltaic solar panels to the electrical connection system. The connectors have a black plastic exterior with “Amphenol” and “UTX PV” stamped on the end. They consist of a male pin on one end and a female socket on the other end. Recalled connectors were sold at solar panel installers nationwide from November 2016 through December 2016. Consumers should immediately contact SolarWorld for a free replacement connector. SolarWorld has contacted all purchasers of this product directly. Recall Date: 3/28/2017
- Magnetic Tic Tac Toe Games: Target Corp. is recalling magnetic tic tac toe games because the magnets can come off the tic tac toe game pieces, posing a choking hazard. In addition, when two or more magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside the intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects. This recall involves a magnetic tic tac toe 10 x 10 inch plywood board with nine “X” and “Heart” game pieces. The game pieces have a magnet on the back. Model number “234-25-1089” is printed on the bottom right corner of the product. Recalled games were sold at Target stores nationwide from December 2016 through February 2017. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tic tac toe game and return it to any Target store for a full refund. Recall Date: 3/29/2017
- Toy Trolleys: Juratoys U.S. is recalling Bricolo by Janod ® Push toy trolleys because the toy trolleys can tip backwards, posing an impact injury hazard to children. This recall involves four Bricolo by Janod® -push toy trolleys. The French Cocotte Cooker trolley is red with orange wheels and includes a cooktop with fried egg shapes, an oven and eight accessories, including pots and pans “Janod” printed on the side and front of the trolley and J06544 printed on the base of the toy. The DIY-Magnetic trolley is gray and black with red wheels with work station and tools. “Bricolo” is printed on the front of the DIY-Magnetic trolley and J06505 is printed on the base of the toy. The Redmaster-Magnetic DIY trolley is black and gray with red wheels and 21 accessories, including three magnetic tools and a set of gears. J06493 is printed on the base of the toy. The Barbecue trolley is brightly colored and comes with a magnetic spatula, magnetic barbecue fork, one piece of pork, two sausages, one fish, one piece of beef, and three tomatoes. J06523 is printed on the base of the toy. The trolleys measure approximately 17 inches tall and have a 1 foot by 1 foot base. Recalled toy trolleys were sold at Various toy stores nationwide, including Giggle and Saks Fifth Avenue, and online at Zulily.com from September 2012 to March 2017. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled trolleys and keep them out of the reach of young children until they have installed a repair kit. Contact Juratoys for a free repair kit that includes instructions, tools, and footers to prevent the toy from tipping backwards. Recall Date: 3/29/2017
- NuGo Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter: Lifestyle Evolution is voluntarily recalling one shift of NuGo Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter nutrition bars. In isolated cases, a product with milk allergen was incorrectly packaged into Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter wrappers and cartons. The NuGo Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter wrapper does not list milk as an allergen. This action relates only to NuGo Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter product with this code printed on the package: NuGo Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter; Manufacturing Code B16119A; Best By Date 28-Jul-17; Item Number Bar 6 91535 20701 1; and Item Number Box 6 91535 20702 8. Consumers who have purchased this specific lot code can return product to the store where it was purchased. Recall Date: 3/30/2017
- Whiskware™ Glass Dressing Shaker Bottles: Sundesa LLC, dba BlenderBottle Company is recalling Whiskware™ glass dressing shaker bottles because the bottom of the glass dressing shaker bottle can break when the metal agitator strikes the glass bottom, posing a laceration hazard. This recall involves Whiskware glass dressing shaker bottles with a white plastic combination lid and pour spout and an internal stainless steel, round wire agitator used to mix the shaker’s contents. “Whiskware™” and a volume measurement scale are written in white letters on the side of the glass bottle. Only glass shakers that measure 8.7 inches tall by about 3 inches in diameter and hold 2.5 cups of liquid are included in the recall. Recalled shaker bottles were sold at Bed Bath & Beyond and other specialty stores nationwide and online at www.Amazon.com and other online retailers from July 2016 through January 2017. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled shakers and contact BlenderBottle to receive two free replacement plastic shakers for each returned glass dressing shaker. Recall Date: 3/30/2017
- humangear Bottle Caps: humangear inc. is recalling capCAP bottle caps because the product can leak, dislodge or come off, posing a burn hazard to consumers when the bottles are used to hold hot liquids. This recall involves humangear’s capCAP accessory bottle cap. The capCAPs were sold in green/gray, blue/gray, black/gray and black/black color combinations for standard wide-mouth stainless steel bottles and in black/gray for glass mason jars. humangear is stamped on the top of the capCAP. Only caps with model numbers HG0501, HG0502, HG0505, HG0505-DSG and HG0515 printed above the UPC code on the package are included in the recall. The recalled capCAP has a silicone seal, a rubber coating on the large cap, and a tab/slot feature on the strap This recall only includes the newer version of capCAPs sold between November 2016 and February 2017. Recalled bottle caps were sold at Dicks Sporting Goods, REI, SCHEELS and other sporting goods stores nationwide from November 2016 through February 2017. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled capCAP and contact humangear to receive a full refund. Recall Date: 3/30/2017
- Infant Caps: Sock and Accessory Brands Global is recalling infant caps because the button on the top of the infant cap can detach, posing a choking hazard. This recall involves John Deere gray infant baseball caps with a green tractor design. The caps were sold in one size (infant 6-12 months). Style number “JSH721HF” and manufacture date 11/2016 are printed on the sewn in care label inside the back of the caps. Recalled caps were sold at Tractor Supply Company and farm and ranch stores nationwide from January 2017 through March 2017. Consumers should immediately take the infant caps away from young children and contact the firm to receive a full refund, including shipping cost. Recall Date: 3/30/2017
- Black+Decker Portable Table Saws: Rexon Industrial Corp. is recalling Black+Decker portable table saws because the products can collapse unexpectedly, posing laceration and impact injury hazards to the operator. The recall involves model number JT2504BD Black+Decker brand 10-inch table saws. The table saws sit on a black metal foldable stand. Black+Decker and JT2504BD are printed on the front right side of the table saw. Recalled table saws were sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com from February 2016 through August 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled table saws and contact Rexon for a free replacement stand. Recall Date: 3/31/2017