This week saw recalls on arm curl machines, recalls on lamps, recalls on lawnmowers, recalls on turkey bacon products, recalls on town cars, recalls on granola bars, recalls on green beans, recalls on rotary tools and recalls on Forest River vehicles. Details are below, courtesy of recalls.gov.
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Product Recalls for the Week of August 24, 2015:
- Arm Curl Machines Recall: Cybex International is recalling arm curl machines due to an injury impact hazard. The swivel handles can break off from the frame causing users to hit themselves in the face or head, posing an injury risk. The recall affects the VR2, VR2TA, Eagle, and the VR3 models. A complete list of serial numbers is available at cybexintl.com. The serial number is located on the frame tube of the weight stack by the floor. Cybex and the model name are printed on the top of the machine. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact the firm for a free repair kit. Cybex is contacting purchasers of the recalled arm curl machines directly. Recall Date: 08/25/2015
- Osram Sylvania Lamps Recall: Osram Sylvania Inc. is recalling its SubstiTUBE IS T8 LED lamps due to a burn hazard. The lamps can overheat and pose a burn risk. The recalled lamps are white, cylindrical in shape and measure 48 inches long and 1 inch in diameter. “OSRAM SubtiTUBE® IS LED T8” is printed on a silver label affixed to the end of lamps. The model number 73312-1 or 73315-1 also appears on the label beneath the statement “Compatible LED T8 for use with instant start T8 electronic ballasts.” Consumers should immediately stop using the lamps, remove them from the fixture and immediately contact Osram Sylvania for a free replacement. Recall Date: 08/25/2015
- Ford Lincoln Town Cars Recall: Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2015 Lincoln MKT Town Car vehicles equipped with the livery package manufactured February 4, 2015, to June 23, 2015. The vehicles were intended to seat five passengers, but were delivered without the second row seating. Accordingly, the vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110. The vehicles also fail to comply with FMVSS No. 225, “Child Restraint Anchorages” since they were delivered without a tether anchorage at the front passenger seating position, and as is required for vehicles without a second row of seats. The vehicles do not have the seats and restraints that they were intended to have. Unrestrained or improperly restrained occupants are at an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash. Dealers will inspect and install second row seating if it is missing. The recall began on July 28, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 15C08. Recall Date: 08/26/2015
- Sam Mills Granola Bars Recall: Sam Mills USA LLC is recalling its Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Granola Bars due to undeclared dairy. The recall involves approximately 11,083 cases of 4.4 ounce boxes of Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Granola Bars because of a risk of cross contamination with dairy. The recall is being initiated because the Sam Mills Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Granola Bar packaging states that this is a dairy free product and in fact it should be labeled that it “May contain Traces of Dairy”. This recall does not affect any other Sam Mills Gluten Free products. Consumers who have purchased the product and are allergic to dairy should not eat this product. Consumers should return the product to the store where the product was purchased for a full refund. Recall Date: 08/25/2015
- Kraft Heinz Turkey Bacon Products Recall: Kraft Heinz Foods is recalling turkey bacon products due to possible adulteration. The recall involves approximately 2,068,467 pounds of turkey bacon products that may be adulterated because it may spoil before the “Best When Used By” date. The turkey bacon was produced between May 31, 2015, and August 6, 2015. The following products are subject to recall:
- 56 oz. cardboard boxes (containing four plastic wrapped packages) marked Oscar Mayer “Selects Uncured Turkey Bacon” bearing the plant number P-9070, the line number RS19 and Product UPC 0 4470007633 0, and with “Best When Used By” dates of 24 AUG 2015 through 26 OCT 2015.
- 36 oz. cardboard boxes (containing three plastic wrapped packages) marked Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon “Smoked Cured Turkey Chopped and Formed” bearing the plant number P-9070, the line number RS19 and Product UPC 0 7187154874 8, and with “Best When Used By” dates of 28 AUG 2015 through 20 OCT 2015.
- 48 oz. cardboard boxes (containing four plastic wrapped packages) marked Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon “Smoked Cured Turkey Chopped and Formed” bearing the plant number P-9070, the line number RS19 and Product UPC 0 7187154879 3, and with “Best When Used By” dates of 3 SEPT 2015 through 30 OCT 2015. The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P-9070” inside the USDA mark of inspection, as well as the line number “RS19”. These items were shipped nationwide and exported to the Bahamas and St. Martin. Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the Kraft Heinz Consumer Relations Center at (800) 278-3403. Recall Date: 08/25/2015
- Scag Lawnmowers Recall: Scag Power Equipment is recalling its Liberty-Z-zero-turn lawnmowers as the gas tank may leak and pose a fire hazard. This recall involves two Scag Liberty-Z zero-turn lawn mowers; model SZL48-22KT with serial numbers K7100001 through K7102353 and model SZL52-24KT with serial numbers K7200001 through K7202020. Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled lawn mowers and contact Scag Power Equipment or an authorized dealer for a free repair. Scag Power Equipment authorized dealers have contacted all known owners. Recall Date: 08/25/2015
- Forest River Vehicles Recall: Forest River Inc., is recalling certain model year 2015 Glaval Bus Apollo, Concorde, Entourage, and Legacy, and Elkhart Coach ECE4, 2014-2016 AllStar XL, and 2014-2015 Forest River Rockport, Starcraft Stardust, AllStar, Starlite, AllStar MVP, XLT, and Xpress vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a back-up camera system which may display images from the camera in reverse. If an object or person are on the left side of the screen but are actually on the right side of the vehicle, or vice versa, there is an increased risk of a crash. Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the camera, free of charge. Recall Date: 08/25/2015
- Green Beans Recall: General Mills announced a voluntary Class I recall of a limited quantity of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans produced over two days in March 2014. The recall is being issued as a precaution after one package of finished product tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. No related illnesses have been reported in connection with this product. This voluntary recall is limited to 10-ounce bags of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans with either of two “Better If Used By” dates printed on the package: 10APR2016/11APR2016. The recalled product was produced and packaged in 2014. No other varieties or production dates of Cascadian Farm products are affected by this recall. The Cascadian Farm frozen cut green beans were distributed to retail establishments nationwide. Consumers are urged to dispose of the products affected by this recall. Consumers who have products covered by this recall may contact Cascadian Farm Consumer Relations at 1-800-624-4123 for a replacement. Recall Date: 08/26/2015
- Bosch Rotary Tools Recall: Robert Bosch Tool Corporation is recalling its Dremel rotary tools due to a burn hazard. The tool’s circuit board can overheat and melt the tool’s enclosure. If the tool is being held while overheating, it could present a burn risk. Additionally, some tools may lose their speed control changing to high speed in use, turn on by themselves, or may not turn off, posing a personal injury hazard. This recall involves the Dremel® MICRO™ Model 8050 Rotary Tool with date codes 407 through 505. Consumers should immediately contact the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation for information on a free repair. Recall Date: 08/26/2015