This week saw recalls on frozen corn, recalls on baby baskets and stands, recalls on kids giraffe purses, recalls on Michelin tires, recalls on windshield de-icer, recalls on spring water, recalls on pork sausage, recalls on trailers and recalls on mountain bikes. Details are below, courtesy of recalls.gov.
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Product Recalls for the Week of August 31, 2015:
- Frozen Corn Recall: Bonduelle USA Inc. is recalling 9,335 cases of frozen corn because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. The frozen cut corn was distributed to stores in the following states: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Mississippi and Louisiana. Consumers who purchased the product are urged not to consume this product and throw it away. Consumers requiring refund or with questions may contact the company at 1-877-990-2662. Recall Date: 08/31/2015
- Baby Basket and Stand Recall: Sleeping Partners International Inc. is recalling its Tadpoles Baby and Kids Moses Basket and Stand. The Moses basket fails to meet the federal hand held infant carrier standard and the stand fails to meet the bassinet/cradle standard. The basket can slide off an inclined surface and the stand can tip, posing a fall hazard for infants. Consumers should immediately stop using the Moses baskets as a hand held infant carrier. Consumers who purchased both items should immediately stop using the recalled stand and contact the firm for instructions on returning the basket and stand to receive a store credit. Recall Date: 09/02/2015
- Pink Giraffe Animal Purse Recall: Imagine Nation Books is recalling its pink Giraffe Animal Purse with brown spots. The purse measures about 16 inches high by 14 inches long. The purse looks like a pink stuffed animal giraffe with brown spots and brown feet and a red zipper down the center of the back. The red paint on the zipper contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Consumers should immediately take these recalled purses away from young children and contact Imagine Nation Books for instructions on returning the purse for a full refund. Recall Date: 09/02/2015
- Michelin Tires Recall: Michelin North America, Inc. (MNA) is recalling certain BFGoodrich Commercial T/A All-Season tire size LT275/70R18 125/122Q LRE, BFGoodrich Commercial T/A All-Season 2 sizes LT275/70R18 125/122R LRE, LT235/80R17 120/117R LRE, LT265/70R17 121/118R LRE, LT245/75R17 121/118R LRE, LT245/70R17 119/116R LRE, and BFGoodrich Rugged Terrain T/A sizes LT275/70R18 125/122R LRE and LT275/65R18 123/120R LRE. The affected tires may experience rapid air loss due to a rupture in the sidewall in the bead area. If the tire sidewall ruptures during use resulting in a rapid air loss, it can cause loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. MNA will notify owners, and dealers will provide similar replacement tires free of charge. The recall began on August 24, 2015. Owners may contact BFGoodrich Consumer Care at 1-866-524-2638. Recall Date: 09/02/2015
- Prestone Windshield De-Icer Recall: Prestone Products is recalling Windshield De-Icer and Ice and Frost Shield due to failure to meet child resistant closure requirements. The trigger spray assembly can be removed from the De-Icer and Frost Shield container. The product contains methanol and ethylene glycol. Children may gain access to the product by removing the trigger assembly, posing a risk of poisoning. Consumers should inspect the bottles to see if the trigger assembly can be removed by twisting the neck shroud counter-clockwise. If the trigger assembly can be removed, consumers should contact Prestone to receive a new replacement trigger assembly that, once engaged, cannot be removed. Recall Date: 09/03/2015
- Hill Country Fare One Gallon Spring Water Recall: H-E-B Supermarket chain has issued a voluntary recall specifically for the Hill Country Fare One Gallon Spring Water with the Best By date of December 19, 2015, due to the possible presence of a milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. This voluntary recall is specific to stores located in Houston, Central Texas and the Gulf Coast. All impacted items have been removed from their stores and H-E-B is asking customers that may have purchased the impacted product to return it to their H-E-B store for a full refund. Recall Date: 09/02/2015
- Johnsonville Pork Sausage Recall: Kenosha Beef International is recalling approximately 89,235 pounds of pork sausage patty products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials. The frozen, pork sausage patties were produced on May 13, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: 24-oz. cartons of “Johnsonville Grillers CHEDDAR CHEESE & BACON FLAVOR.” and 5-lb. cases of “Johnsonville Grillers CHEDDAR CHEESE & BACON FLAVOR” containing nine, 24-oz. cartons of the product. Retail products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 425B” and a “BEST FLAVOR BY” date of “12/29/15” on the end flap of the package. Cases of the recalled product bear the establishment number “EST. 425B” inside the USDA mark of inspection on the generic label. These items were shipped to retail locations in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Illinois, Iowa, Texas and Wisconsin. The problem was discovered after the firm began receiving consumer complaints that small pieces of metal were being found in the products. 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. Consumers with questions about the recall can call a toll-free Consumer Relations line at 1-888-556-2728. Recall Date: 09/02/2015
- Cargo Express Trailer Recall: LGS Industries Inc. (LGS) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Look Pace, and Cargo Express trailers with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 5,000 pounds or less, manufactured November 4, 2014, to July 27, 2015. The Ram 2″ A Frame Coupler used to secure the trailer to the tow vehicle may have been manufactured improperly, preventing the external latch from fully locking into place. If the coupler’s latch does not fully engage, the trailer may separate from the tow vehicle, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. LGS will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair the coupler, as necessary, free of charge. Recall Date: 09/02/2015
- Cannondale Mountain Bicycles Recall: Cycling Sports Group Inc., is recalling their Cannondale mountain bicycles with OPI stem/steering tubes. The OPI stem/steering tube assemblies can fail, posing a risk of injury from a fall. This recall involves all model year 2011 through 2015 Flash, FSi , F-4, F-5, F-29, Lexi, RZ, Scalpel and Trigger Cannondale mountain bicycles, with OPI stem/steering tube assemblies. “OPI” is printed diagonally across the stem/steering tube in black letters. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and take it to the nearest authorized Cannondale dealer for a free repair. Cannondale dealers will fit a locking reinforcement wedge assembly inside the OPI stem/steering tube and replace the clamp bolts. Recall Date: 09/03/2015