This week saw recalls on cheese, recalls on Cheerios, recalls on highchairs, recalls on ROVs, recalls on dishwashers, recalls on green beans, recalls on frozen chicken, and recalls on nuts. Details are below, courtesy of recalls.gov.
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Product Recalls for the Week of October 5, 2015:
- Whole Foods Roquefort Cheeses Recall: Whole Foods Market is recalling certain cheese sold in all of its stores nationwide 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 recalled cheese was cut and packaged in clear plastic wrap and sold with Whole Foods Market scale labels. The Papillon Organic Roquefort cheese product can be identified by the scale label that begins with PLU 029536. All sell by dates are affected. Consumers who have purchased this product from Whole Foods Market stores may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Recall Date: 10/7/2015
- General Mills Cheerios Recall: General Mills is voluntarily recalling several days of production of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereal produced at its Lodi, California facility on certain dates in July 2015 because of an undeclared allergen, wheat, with potential adverse health effects. Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios produced on these dates are being recalled because an isolated incident resulted in wheat flour being inadvertently introduced into the gluten free oat flour system at its Lodi facility. As a result, the products may contain an undeclared allergen in products labeled as gluten-free. General Mills will recall and retrieve affected cereals produced on those dates from customer warehouses and store shelves. Consumers with wheat allergies, celiac disease or gluten intolerance should not consume products bearing the affected code dates and should contact General Mills for a replacement or full refund. Recall Date: 10/6/2015
- Safety First Décor Wood Highchair Recall: Safety First is recalling its highchairs because a child can remove the highchair’s tray, posing a fall hazard. This recall includes Safety First Wood Décor highchairs in three models: HC144BZF (Casablanca), HC229CZF (Gentle Lace) and HC229CYG (Black Lace). The model numbers are printed under the highchair seat. The highchairs were sold at Babies R US and Toys R Us retail stores nationwide and online at www.Amazon.com, www.BabiesRUs.com, www.ToysRUs.com and www.Walmart.com and other online retailers from May 2013 through May 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled highchairs and contact the firm to receive instructions on receiving a new tray with labels. Recall Date: 10/8/2015
- Polaris ROV Recall: Polaris is recalling its RZR Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles due to a fire hazard. The vehicles’ fuel tank vent line can be misrouted, causing it to become pinched. This can cause the fuel tank to pressurize and leak fuel, posing a fire risk. This recall involves the following model year 2015 Polaris RZR recreational off-highway vehicles (ROV): RZR 900, RZR S 900, RZR 900 XC, RZR 4 900, RZR XP 1000 and RZR XP4 1000 recreational off-highway vehicles. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact their local Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting its customers directly and sending a recall letter to each registered owner. Recall Date: 10/6/2015
- BSH Dishwasher Recall: BSH Home Appliances is recalling certain model dishwashers due to a fire risk. The power cord can overheat posing a fire hazard. This recall involves power cords supplied with certain Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore Elite and Thermador brand dishwashers that were manufactured from January 2008 through December 2013. Model and serial numbers are located on the top side of the dishwashers’ inner door panels. The full list of brands, models and serial numbers can be found here. Consumers should immediately stop using the dishwasher and contact BSH Home Appliances for a free inspection and repair. Recall Date: 10/5/2015
- Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans Recall: General Mills today announced a voluntary class 2 recall of a limited quantity of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans produced on one day in June 2015. The recall is being issued as a precaution after one package of finished product tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. This voluntary recall is limited to 16-ounce bags of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans with a “Better If Used By” date printed on the package: 29JUN2017. The product was distributed to retail establishments nationwide. Consumers are urged to dispose of the products affected by this recall and contact Cascadian Farm Consumer Relations at 1-800-624-4123 for a replacement. Recall Date: 10/5/2015
- Texas Star Nut & Food Nuts And Trail Mix Recall: Texas Star Nut and Food Co., Inc. is recalling its Nature’s Eats, Natural Macadamia Nuts 6 oz. and Southern Grove, 8 oz. Simply Raw Trail Mix due to a possible Salmonella contamination. These products were distributed to retail locations in Texas, North Carolina, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee. The products were sold between 6/20/2015 and 9/9/2015. The lot codes can be found here. Consumers who have purchased any of these products are urged not eat the potentially affected product and contact the company at 1-844-571-5555 for refund or product replacement information. Recall Date: 10/2/2015
- Aspen Foods Frozen Chicken Recall: Aspen Foods is recalling approximately 561,000 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken products that appear to be ready-to-eat and may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis. The frozen, raw, stuffed, and breaded chicken items were produced between August 25, 2015 and September 17, 2015 with “best if used by” dates of August 23, 2016 to December 15, 2016. The brands associated with this recall and other information may be found Consumers with questions can contact the company directly at (844) 277-6802. Recall Date: 10/5/2015