This week saw a recall on strollers, recalls on menorahs, recalls on infant bicycle helmets, recalls on granola bars, recalls on habanero peppers, recalls on bicycles, recalls on digital clamp meters, recalls on camming climbing devices, recalls on climbing ascenders, recalls on pork dumpling products, recalls on beef products, recalls on juvenile dressers, and recalls on candy, chocolate, and baked goods. Details are below, courtesy of cpsc.gov and recalls.gov.
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Product Recalls for the Week of May 16, 2016:
- Phil and Teds Dash Strollers Recall: This recall involves Phil & Teds dash v5 buggy-style strollers with serial numbers ranging between PTRV 0715/0746 and PTRV 0815/2525. The hinge used to fold the dash v5 stroller can become damaged while opening and closing the stroller, posing a pinch hazard to the consumer. The serial number is printed on the lower left rear cradle, next to the identification label. Colors and models included in the recall may be found here. The strollers were sold at Baby Street, Dainty Baby, Mega Babies and other baby product and specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, diapers.com and philandteds.com from August 2015 through April 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the dash v5 stroller and contact Phil & Teds to have the stroller frame replaced free of charge. Recall Date: 05/18/2016
- Target Menorahs Recall: Target Corp. is recalling its clear acrylic Hanukkah menorahs in a pyramid design that are 10.5 inches long, 1.2 inches wide and 2.3 inches high. The menorahs can melt when the candles are burning posing a fire hazard. Model number 240-14-0169 and bar code can be found on a round white label on the side of the menorah. The recalled products were sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide from October 2015 through December 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled menorahs and return them to Target for a full refund. Recall Date: 05/17/2016
- Pacific Cycle Infant Bicycle Helmets Recall: Pacific Cycle Inc. is recalling its infant bicycle helmets with magnetic no-pinch chin strap buckles. The magnetic buckle on the helmet’s chin strap contains small plastic covers and magnets that can come loose, posing a risk of choking and magnet ingestion to young children. The helmets are made for infants ranging from one to three years old. The helmet and its straps come in various colors and design patterns. The buckles have small plastic covers and enclosed magnets. “SCHWINN” is printed on the front of the helmets. Only helmets with the magnetic no-pinch chin strap buckles are affected by this recall. The products were sold at Target stores and online at target.com from January 2014 through April 2016. Consumers should immediately take the helmets away from children and contact Pacific Cycle for instructions on how to receive a free replacement helmet. Recall Date: 05/17/2016
- Quaker Oats Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars Recall: The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., announced a voluntary recall of a small quantity of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars after an ingredient supplier was found to have distributed sunflower kernels that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (L.mono). Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. While the vast majority of potentially affected Quaker products were withheld from ever reaching retail shelves, the products being recalled were distributed nationwide and are as follows:
- 1 ounce boxes of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars Chocolate Nut Medley with UPC code 30000 32241 and Best Before Dates of: 10/16/2016, 10/17/2016
- 1 ounce boxes of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars Yogurt, Fruit & Nut with UPC 30000 32243 and Best Before Dates of: 10/10/2016, 10/11/2016
Consumers who have purchased either of the above products are urged to dispose of or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Recall Date: 05/16/2016
- Montero Farms Orange Habanero Peppers Recall: Montero Farms of McAllen, Texas is recalling Orange Habanero Peppers, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Orange Habanero Peppers were shipped to Indianapolis, Indiana and to McAllen, Texas from April 28, 2016 to present. The product comes in 8 pound cardboard boxes marked with lot #41142-41143 on the top. In total 154 boxes are being recalled. Consumers who have purchased any Orange Habanero Peppers from the lots #41142-41143 are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Recall Date: 05/13/2016
- SCOTT Bicycles Recall: This recall involves model year 2016 SCOTT men’s and women’s road bicycles with SYNCROS FL 0.1 seat posts. The seat post can break, posing a fall hazard to the rider. Bicycle models included in the recall are: Addict CX 10 disc, Addict SL, Addict Team Issue, Addict 10, Addict 15, Addict 20, Addict Gravel disc, Solace Premium disc, Solace 10 disc, Frame set Addict 10 (HMF), Frame set Addict CX 10 disc (HMX) mech / Di2 and Seatpost Syncros FL1.0 Carbon Offset 27.2mm. “SCOTT” is printed on the bicycle down tube and “SYNCROS” is printed on the seat post. The bicycles were sold in black, grey and white with yellow, orange, green or blue decals. The bicycles were sold at authorized SCOTT dealers nationwide and online from June 2015 through March 2016. Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled bicycles and return them to an authorized SCOTT dealer to have a free replacement seat post installed. Recall Date: 05/19/2016
- Klein Tools Digital Clamp Meters Recall: Klein Tools is recalling its digital clamp meters used to detect electrical current in wiring. The meters can fail to give an accurate voltage reading, resulting in the operator falsely believing the electrical power is off, posing shock, electrocution and burn hazards. Model numbers CL110, CL210, CL310 and CL110KIT with date codes 0815U-A1, 1015U-A1, 1115U-A1, 1215U-A1, 0116U-A1, 0216U-A1 and 0316U-A1 are included in this recall. “Klein Tools” and the model number are printed on the front of the clamp meters. The date code is printed on the back. The meters are black with a backlit LCD display and an orange trigger and clamp mechanism. The meters are rated CAT III 600 volts and measure voltage up to 600 volts and alternating current up to 400 amps. Only the meter in the CL110KIT is included in the recall. The clamp meters were sold at Home Depot and other hardware stores, industrial distributors and electrical wholesalers nationwide from November 2015 through April 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled digital clamp meters and contact Klein Tools to receive postage paid labels to return the clamp meters for free replacement units. Recall Date: 05/19/2016
- Black Diamond Camming Climbing Devices Recall: This recall involves all sizes of Black Diamond Camalot and Camalot Ultralight camming devices. The climbing devices are used to secure ropes while rock climbing. The camming devices can come apart during use and fail, posing a fall hazard to the consumer. The Camalots were sold in sizes 0.3 to 6 and have manufacturing codes from 5133 to 6067. The Camalot Ultralights were sold in sizes 0.4 to 4 and have manufacturing codes from 5309 to 6061. Manufacturing codes are printed on the underside of the cams. These recalled products were sold at Eastern Mountain Sports, Gear Express, Mountain Gear, REI and other specialty outdoor recreation stores nationwide and online at BackCountry.com and BlackDiamond.com. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled camming devices and contact Black Diamond for inspection and replacement instructions. Recall Date: 05/19/2016
- Black Diamond Climbing Ascenders Recall: This recall involves Black Diamond brand Index Ascenders (left and right versions) used as rope clamps for rock climbing and mountaineering. The Index Ascenders’ rivet holding the toothed cam can release, allowing the Ascender to slide on the rope or become detached from the rope, posing a risk of injury or death to climbers from a fall. The metal ascenders are orange, with a black and gray grip or silver with a black and gray grip. Index Ascenders with a manufacturing code from 4356 to 6015 are included in the recall. The manufacturing code is located on the frame of the ascenders. “Black Diamond” is imprinted on both sides of the handle. The recalled products were sold at Eastern Mountain Sports, Moosejaw Mountaineering, Outdoors Inc., REI, Sport Chalet, and other specialty outdoor stores nationwide and online at Backcountry.com and BlackDiamond.com. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ascenders and contact Black Diamond for instructions on inspecting and returning the product for a free replacement. Recall Date: 05/19/2016
- Aurnish Pork Dumpling Products Recall: Aurnish Enterprises Corporation is recalling approximately 5,616 pounds of pork dumpling products due to misbranding. The products contain monosodium glutamate (MSG), which is not declared on the product label. The pork dumpling items were produced and packaged on various dates between July 6, 2014 and May 5, 2016. The products subject to the recall are: 1.25 pound bags containing “AURNISH ENTERPRISE CORP. PORK DUMPLING.” The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 4566” inside the USDA mark of inspection and contain case code 5960811116. These items were shipped to institutional and retail locations in Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Recall Date: 05/18/2016
- BESTAR Juvenile Dressers Recall: Bestar Inc. is recalling its Dream Dressers. The dressers are juvenile five-drawer dressers sold as part of the Juvenile four-piece children’s bedroom set. The recalled dressers are unstable, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or serious injuries to children. The dressers were sold in the colors brown and white. The dressers are 48 inches high, 30 inches wide and 16 inches deep, and weigh about 108 lbs. They have a melamine resin surface and the drawer handles have a matte chrome finish. The brown dresser is model number 49250-1152 and the white dresser is model number 49250-1117. The model number is on the box and the brochure. Both dressers have UPC number 63753045292 on the box and the brochure. The dressers were sold online at appliancesconnection.com, Cymax.com, and Wayfair.com from June 2014 through October 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dressers and place the furniture into areas that children cannot access. Contact Bestar for a free repair kit containing two boards that the consumer can attach to the back of the unit, screws, a metal bracket tip-over restraint, a power drill and drill bit, new feet for the dresser, new installation instructions and warning labels. Bestar is offering free in home installation to any consumer who needs help installing the repair kit. If a consumer is unable or unwilling to install the repair kit, Bestar will pick up the dresser and provide a full refund of the purchase price. Recall Date: 05/20/2016
- The Carmel Factory Candy, Chocolate, and Baked Goods Recall: The Caramel Factory, LLC of Batesville, MS, is recalling a number of candies, chocolates and baked goods for undeclared allergens. People who have allergies to peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, soy, and/or wheat, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The complete list of affected products may be found here. These retail products were distributed from their retail store in Batesville, MS prior to May 11, 2016. Consumers who have purchased any of these products are urged to return any unused product to the manufacturer for a full refund. Recall Date: 05/19/2016
- ConAgra Foods Beef Products Recall: ConAgra Foods Packaged Foods, LLC, is recalling approximately 84,340 pounds of two beef products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products were inadvertently formulated with Worcestershire sauce and may contain fish (anchovies), a known allergen that is not declared on the product label. The frozen beef items were produced between April 13 and April 14, 2016. The following products are subject to recall:
- 14-oz. box of “Marie Callender’s Salisbury Steak with Roasted Potatoes and Home-Style Gravy served with Cheesy Broccoli & Cauliflower” with package code of 5014610500 and packaging date of April 14, 2016.
- 76-oz. package of “Molly’s Kitchen Macaroni & Beef with Tomato Sauce” with package code of 5014610400 and packaging date of April 13, 2016.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 1058” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The Marie Callender’s item was shipped to retail distribution centers nationwide and the Molly’s Kitchen item was shipped to an institutional customer 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. Recall Date: 05/19/2016