This week saw a recall on pulled pork products, recalls on poultry products, recalls on car seat strap systems, recalls on canned organic roasted chicken breast, recalls on fruit punch, recalls on chicken and pork bologna products, recalls on wood stoves, recalls on star chairs, recalls on children’s toy vehicles, and recalls on baked goods.
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Product Recalls for the Week of October 24, 2016:
- Brookwood Farms Pulled Pork Products: Brookwood Farms, Inc. is recalling approximately 126,570 pounds of pulled pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product contains soy, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. The fully cooked, pulled pork items were produced between June 12, 2014 and Oct. 21, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: 5-pound plastic bags containing “COOKED PULLED PORK CARNITA STYLE.” The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 1740” inside the USDA mark of inspection and code 15006 on the label. These items were distributed for institutional use 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: 10/21/2016
- St. Clair Poultry Products: St. Clair Foods, Inc. is recalling approximately 26,800 pounds of chicken and dumplings due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which was not declared on the product label. The chicken and dumplings were produced on various dates from Sept. 13 through Oct. 6, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: 5-pound plastic sealed packages containing “ST. CLAIR FOODS CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS” bearing package codes 16257, 16264, and 16280; 2-pound plastic sealed packages containing “ST. CLAIR FOODS CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS” bearing package codes 16257, 16264, and 16280; and 5-pound plastic sealed packages containing “RON’S HOMESTYLE FOODS CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS” bearing package codes 16280, 16272, 16264, and 16257. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST-6568” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to food service warehouses and distributed for institutional use in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas. 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.
- LullaBelay Car Seat Strap Systems: Fiddle Diddles, Inc. is recalling its LullaBelay car seat strap systems because the carabiners attached to the strap system contain small internal parts that can become dislodged, posing a choking hazard to young children. This recall involves Fiddle Diddles LullaBelay adjustable car seat strap system with model number LB1001. The strap system includes two fabric straps, carabiner hardware, a mesh car seat cover and a tote bag. The carabiners are used to hang a car seat from a shopping cart. The model number is printed on the gray straps. “Fiddle Diddles” is printed on a fabric label attached to the mesh car seat cover, tote bag and fabric straps. Recalled items were sold online at Amazon.com from November 2015 through June 2016 and Fiddlediddles.com from May 2015 through June 2015 and at Zoolikins stores in Arizona from November 2015 through June 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the LullaBelay strap system and contact Fiddle Diddles for a free repair kit with three new carabiners. The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly. Recall Date: 10/25/2016
- Canned Organic Roasted Chicken Breast: Crider Inc. is recalling approximately 5,610 pounds of canned Organic Roasted Chicken Breast that may be contaminated with foreign materials the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The cans of Wild Planet Organic Roasted Chicken Breast were produced on January 16, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: 1,496 cases of 5-ounce cans of “Wild Planet Organic Roasted Chicken Breast – 100% Chicken Breast & Sea Salt – No Liquids Added” with a Best Buy Date of 01/16/18. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 31812” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to multiple distributers for further distribution. 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: 10/25/2016
- Sportade Fruit Punch: Stewart’s Shops Corp. is recalling units of Stewart’s Sportade Fruit Punch Isotonic Beverage 20 fluid oz. because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Approximately 1,600 units of affected product were distributed in upstate New York and Southern Vermont, and nearly 50 percent of units have already been recovered as of 4pm Wednesday. The Sportade Fruit Punch is packaged in a 20 oz. plastic bottle, UPC 0 82086 31006 8, and has a black label with a red plastic cap. Affected units have an expiration code date of DEC 02 which can be found on the neck of the bottle. All other expiration code dates of Sportade Fruit Punch are not affected by this recall. Customers who purchased Stewart’s Sportade Fruit Punch with a code date of DEC 02 are urged to return them to their local Stewart’s Shops for a full refund. Recall Date: 10/26/2016
- Chicken and Pork Bologna Products: Gaiser’s European Style Provision Inc. is recalling approximately 3,895 pounds of chicken and pork bologna products due to misbranding, undeclared allergens, and being formulated with meat and poultry products that were not federally inspected, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products may contain nonfat dry milk, a known allergen which is not declared on the finished product label. The bologna items were produced on various dates from Oct. 6, 2016 to Oct. 20, 2016. A complete list of recalled products can be found here. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 5385 or P-5385” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations and/or for institutional use in California, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York and Washington. 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: 10/26/2016
- Wood Stoves: Hearth & Home Technologies is recalling its Quadra Fire® Explorer III wood stoves because when the top load lid of the stove is being used, the handle can become disengaged from the locked position, allowing the lid to unexpectedly slam shut on the consumer’s fingers. This recall involves Quadra Fire® wood burning stoves, model Explorer III, with serial number range 00706300001-00706300941. The model name and serial numbers are found on the rating plate on the back of the stove. The Explorer III is a cast iron wood stove with a top loading lid feature and comes in black, mahogany, dark blue and frost colors. Recalled stoves were sold at Fireside Hearth & Home stores and Hearth & Home Technologies independent dealers from February 2015 through August 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using wood stove and contact Hearth & Home Technologies for a free repair kit. The firm’s dealers are contacting all known purchasers. Recall Date: 10/26/2016
- Star Chairs: Parkway Manufacturing and Trading Company is recalling its Brazos Embossed Star Chairs because weld defects can cause the armrest to detach from base, posing a fall hazard to consumers. This recall involves Brazos Embossed star chairs that are brown metal with welded construction and an embossed star design on the back of the chair. The white hangtag on this item has the following product identification: UPC number 8502430906 and item code 194781. The chair measures 24 inches wide and 33.5 inches in height. Recalled chairs were sold at H-E-B stores in Texas from February 2016 through September 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chair and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund. Recall Date: 10/26/2016
- Peg Perego Children’s Ride-On Vehicles: Peg Perego USA is recalling its children’s riding toy vehicles because a relay on the circuit board can fail causing the vehicle’s motor to overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards. This recall involves Peg Perego’s 850 Polaris Sportsman ride-on, 24-volt battery operated toy vehicles intended for children ages 5 to 7 years. The ATV-style vehicles for two people are silver, red and black and have four wheels, a flip-up backrest for the back passenger and a front and rear luggage rack. Vehicles with date codes 651016, 651017, 651020, 651021, 651022, 651023, 651024, 651027, 651028, 651029, 651030, 660304, 660305, 661123, 661124, 661125 and 661130 are included in this recall. The date code can be found underneath the vehicle seat. Sportsman Twin and 850 EFI appear on the side of the ride-on vehicle and Polaris appears on the side of the vehicle’s seat. Recalled vehicles were sold at Online retailers including Amazon.com, Cabelas.com, Target.com, ToysRUs.com and Wal-Mart.com from October 2014 through May 2015. Consumers should immediately stop children from using the recalled toy vehicles and contact Peg Perego to receive a free replacement circuit board with instructions, including shipping. Consumers can also access the installation instructions on the firm’s website. Peg Perego is contacting known customers directly. Recall Date: 10/27/2016
- Back to Nature Products: Back to Nature Foods, LLC is voluntarily recalling four (4) products because those products contain chocolate purchased from a third party supplier which was found to contain undeclared Milk that is not listed as an ingredient on the label. A full list of recalled products can be found here. The affected Cookie and Granola products were distributed to retail stores nationwide. No other products or best by dates are affected. Best by date codes can be found on the top of the bottom of the Granola packaging, the top of the Chocolate Chunk 9.5 oz carton, and on the back of the Mini Chocolate Chunk Tray or individual package. Consumers who have purchased the Back to Nature Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Mini Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Chocolate Delight Granola, or Dark Chocolate Granola with the UPC numbers and dates noted, and have an allergy to milk, should destroy the product they have or are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for product replacement or refund. Recall Date: 10/27/2016