This week saw a recall on bicycle lights, recalls on English muffins, recalls on chicken salad, recalls on frozen dog food, recalls on fan heaters, recalls on chairs and bar stools, recalls on table top toys, recalls on children’s pajamas, recalls on nylon runners and carabiners, recalls on soynuts, recalls on canned Mandarin oranges, recalls on assorted dinner rolls, and recalls on Toshiba laptop battery packs. Details are below, courtesy of cpsc.gov and recalls.gov.
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Product Recalls for the Week of March 28, 2016:
- Bicycle Headlights and Taillights Recall: Specialized Bicycle Components Inc. is recalling its Flux and Stix Sport and Comp model bicycle headlights and taillights sold separately as aftermarket equipment. The headlights and taillights can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. These lights have rechargeable batteries with USB ports. The Flux headlights have a round, metal mounting system that fits both flat and drop handlebars. “Flux” is printed on the side of the black, rectangular-shaped lights and on the bottom of the pewter-colored aluminum casing. The Flux taillights have a pewter-colored base with a 110-lumen light on the top. They mount on 27.2 mm, 30.9 mm and Venge seat posts. The Specialized logo is printed on top of the taillights. They have a sensor to boost output in flash mode during the daytime. The Stix headlights are black with a 70-lumen light (Stix Sport) or a 105-lumen light (Stix Comp). They mount on handlebars between 22.2 mm and 35 mm in diameter. Stix is printed in white letters on the end of the headlight. The products were sold at authorized Specialized retailers nationwide and online atwww.specialized.com from June 2014 through February 2016. Recall Date: 03/25/2016
- Cobblestone Bread English Muffins Recall: Flowers Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling Cobblestone Bread Co. Wheat English Muffins with the UPC # 0 72250 01316 1 and best by dates of October 28, 2015 through April 10, 2016 because they contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to dairy products run the risk of serious or life–threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled product involves distribution to retail stores in: Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, and West Virginia. Consumers who have purchased Cobblestone Bread Co. Wheat English Muffins with the UPC and dates noted are urged to return to the place of purchase for product replacement or refund. No other Cobblestone Bread Co. brand products are included in this recall. Recall Date: 03/30/2016
- QFC Cranberry Chicken Salad Recall: QFC has recalled its Fresh Food Market Cranberry Chicken Salad that is sold in QFC stores located in Oregon and Washington. The product may be mislabeled and may contain pecans, wheat, and soy not listed on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to pecans, wheat, or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The item in question has a UPC of 207063-4XXX with a sell by date of March 28, 2016 and before. Customers can return the product to any QFC store for a full refund or replacement. Recall Date: 03/28/2016
- Smallbatch Pets Frozen Dog Sliders Recall: Smallbatch Pets Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of frozen dog duckbatch sliders due to their potential to be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. Consumers should also follow the Simple Handling Tips published on the Smallbatch Pets package, when disposing of the affected product. The potentially affected lots of dog duckbatch sliders were distributed to retail pet food stores in States CA, CO, OR, WA through pet food retailers/distributors. The affected products are sold frozen in 3lbs. bags. The products affected by this recall are identified with the following manufacturing codes: Lot# CO27, UPC 713757339001 and with a best by date of 01/27/17. The “Best By” date is located on the back of the package below the seal. Consumers who have purchased the above lots of dog duck sliders are urged to stop using them and return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund or dispose of them immediately. Recall Date: 03/26/2016
- Toshiba Laptop Battery Packs Recall: This recall involves Panasonic lithium-ion battery packs installed in 39 models of Toshiba Portege, Satellite, and Tecra laptops. The lithium-ion battery packs can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards to consumers. The battery packs were also sold separately and also installed by Toshiba as part of a repair. Battery packs included in this recall have part numbers that begin with G71C (G71C*******). Part numbers are printed on the battery pack. A complete list of battery pack part numbers included in this recall can be found on the firm’s website at http://go.toshiba.com/battery. The recalled products were sold at Office Depot, Staples and other electronics stores nationwide, and online at Toshibadirect.com and other websites from June 2011 through January 2016. CPSC.gov suggests that consumers should immediately go to the firm’s website and click on the battery pack utility link in the first shadowed box on the page. Consumers can also perform a manual check using the laptop and battery pack’s model, part and serial numbers. If it is part of the recall, consumers should power off the laptop, remove the battery and follow the instructions to obtain a free replacement battery pack. Until a replacement battery pack is received, consumers should use the laptop by plugging into AC power only. Recall Date: 03/30/2016
- CE Fan Heaters Recall: CE North America is recalling its KUL small, white, portable fan heaters. The fan heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard. The KUL logo is printed on the front bottom of the heaters next to the power dial. The fan heater measures about 9 inches long by 5 inches wide by 10.5 inches tall. The fans weigh about two pounds. An adhesive label is on the bottom of the heater with model number “KU39221” and “Date: 0715” in the lower right-hand corner. KUL black units were involved in a previous recall. The fan heaters were sold exclusively at H-E-B grocery stores in Texas from September 2015 through December 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fan heaters and contact CE North America for instructions on returning the recalled heaters with a prepaid shipping label. The firm will issue a refund check upon receipt of the returned fan heaters. Recall Date: 03/31/2016
- Grosfillex Side Chairs and Bar Stools Recall: This recall involves the Grosfillex Havana commercial side chairs and armless bar stools. They were sold in charcoal, espresso, tobacco and white. The backrest can crack and detach, posing a fall hazard to the user. The high-backs and seats are covered with woven plastic wicker and have aluminum legs. The side chairs measure about 35 ½ inches tall by 18 ½ inches wide and 22 inches deep. The bar stools measure about 45 ½ inches tall by 20 inches wide by 24 inches deep. Grosfillex and CE # 2194 is molded on the underside of the seat. The recalled products were sold by distributors and dealers nationwide in the food service and hospitality industries from April 2008 through August 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and stools and contact Grosfillex for free replacements if the product is under the three-year warranty or for a product voucher for recalled products no longer under warranty. Recall Date: 03/31/2016
- Manhattan Toy Table Top Toys Recall: The Manhattan Toy Company is recalling its Busy Loops table top toys because the round plastic beads can break, posing a choking hazard. The toys have orange, green, blue and purple plastic tubing with plastic beads threaded on the tubing that can slide up and down. The tubes sit on a blue plastic base with an orange plastic suction cup. The toy is about 4.5” W x 4.5” L x 7” H. The model number 700470 and lot code FH are printed on the bottom of the blue base. The toys were sold at BuyBuy Baby and other toy stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com and Kohls.com from September 2015 through January 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toy and return it to the store where it was purchased or contact Manhattan Toy for a full refund. Recall Date: 03/31/2016
- Creating X Children’s Pajamas Recall: Creating X LLC. Is recalling two styles of children’s footed pajamas because the pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. The first style is a child’s 100% cotton one-piece, long-sleeved footed pajama with a zip-up closure starting from above the left ankle. The second style is a child’s 100% cotton one-piece, long-sleeved footed pajama with a hood, two front pockets and a zip-up closure starting from the left ankle. The pajamas were sold in a variety of colors and patterns including solids, stripes, plaids, hearts, white snowflakes, yellow moon and white and blue stars, white bunnies and colored Easter eggs. The pajamas were sold in sizes infant large through kids large. The pajamas were sold online at amazon.com, footedpajamas.com, sears.com and Zulily.com. Consumers should immediately take the recalled pajamas away from children, stop using them and contact Creating X for instructions on receiving a store credit towards another Creating X product. Creating X is contacting all purchasers of the recalled pajamas directly. Recall Date: 03/31/2016
- Black Diamond Climbing Nylon Runners Recall: This recall involves Black Diamond 18 mm wide nylon runners that are 60 cm/24 inch or 120 cm/48 inches long that have a tape splice (two cut ends joined by masking tape). A nylon runner with a tape splice will fail in normal use, posing a risk of death or injury due to a fall. The nylon runners were sold in red, blue, gold, green, gray and purple. “CE 0333” and 2014 or 2015 are printed on the sewn-in label. The recalled products were sold at Eastern Mountain Sports, Hansen Mountaineering, The Gear Coop, Peak Experiences Inc., REI and other specialty outdoor stores nationwide and online at Backcountry.com and BlackDiamond.com from January 2014 through February 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled nylon runners, inspect for the presence of a tape splice and contact Black Diamond for instructions on obtaining a free replacement nylon runner. Black Diamond is also recalling 16 models of Black Diamond brand carabiners with manufacturing date codes between 4350 and 6018. The carabiner can unexpectedly open and allow the rope to become detached, posing a risk of injury or death to climbers from a fall. “Black Diamond” or the Black Diamond logo is printed on the front of the carabiners. The manufacturing date code is printed on the side of the carabiners. All carabiner colors are included in the recall. They were sold individually or as part of a climbing gear set. The list of carabiners that are included in the recall may be found here. The carabiners were sold at Eastern Mountain Sports, The Gear Coop, Hansen Mountaineering, REI and other specialty outdoor stores nationwide and online at Backcountry.com, BlackDiamond.com and Bouldering.com from December 2014 to January 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled carabiners and contact Black Diamond for instructions on inspecting and returning the product for a free replacement. Recall Date: 03/30/2016
- Lee Seed Yogurt Super Soynuts Recall: Lee Seed Company is recalling Yogurt Super Soynuts because the product contains 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 these products. Yogurt Super Soynuts were packaged in clear plastic 16 oz. bags. Yogurt Super Soynuts were also included in seven-inch, four-section holiday tins (decorated with a golden swirl design or a horse & sleigh image). The product was sold on-line via the company’s website, www.soynuts.com, and distributed nationwide by mail order. All Yogurt Super Soynuts shipped from November 2013 through March 2016 is impacted. Consumers affected by this recall of Yogurt Super Soynuts should contact the company for a full refund. Recall Date: 03/31/2016
- Food Bank Canned Mandarin Oranges Recall: Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank is announcing a voluntary recall of one lot of Imperial Choice Mandarin Oranges Broken Segments in Light Syrup because some of the cans from this lot may leak, bulge or burst open. The product may be contaminated by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to serious or life-threatening illness if consumed. This recall only affects cans marked with code 4200/01029. Bulging cans may be swollen at the top, bottom or both ends. Even if cans from this lot appear normal, this product should not be eaten. This recall only involves product that was distributed from August 2015 through January 2016 through the Food Bank’s network of pantries throughout Southwestern PA. It was also distributed at Produce to People distributions in Allegheny Valley, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, McKeesport, Sheraden, Southside, Washington and West Greene and through emergency aid boxes provided to people visiting the Food Bank’s facility in Duquesne, PA. Any consumer who has cans from this lot should dispose of them. Pantries with cans from this lot should remove them from their shelves and contact the Food Bank with an inventory of how many cans are remaining. Recall Date: 03/31/2016
- R.W. Bakers Co. Assorted Dinner Rolls Recall: R.W. Bakers Co. is recalling its 8 ct. packages of “Meijer Plain Knot Rolls” and 8 ct. packages of “Assorted Dinner Rolls 128 ct.” because they may contain trace amounts of undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled “Meijer Knot Rolls” were distributed in Meijer retail stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Kentucky and sold between the dates of 3/6/16 and 3/28/16. The “Meijer Plain Knot Rolls” product comes in an 8 ct., clear plastic bag package. The lot number on the master case is 16061 with a production date of 3/1/16. The UPC code is 0-41250-09971-0 and is located at the bottom of the package label underneath the bar code. The recalled “Assorted Dinner Rolls 128 ct.” were distributed to food service distributors in Michigan and Wisconsin. The “Assorted Dinner Rolls 128 ct.” product comes in an 8 ct., clear plastic bag package. The lot number is 16041 with a production date of 2/10/16. This information is found on the master case of the product. Consumers who have purchased 8 ct. packages of “Meijer Knot Rolls” and 8 ct. packages of “Assorted Dinner Rolls 128 ct.” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Recall Date: 03/31/2016