Archive for the ‘Recalls’ Category

Some cans of tuna have loose seals

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Cans of Bumble Bee white albacore tuna and other various brands are being recalled due to loose seals on 5-ounce cans for the product.
For details, click here.

One-cup coffeemakers being recalled

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Jerdon one-cup coffeemakers, many sold for hotel and motel rooms, are being recalled because they can overheat and cause fires.
For details, click here.

Coffeemakers

Motorscooters sold at Walmart, Toys R Us recalled

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Dynacraft is recalling two types of its motor scooters because they can accelerate unexpectedly and injure riders.
One, with Monster High graphics, was sold exclusively at Walmart.
The only, with a Hello Kitty motif, was sold exclusively at Toys R Us.

Monster graphics

Hello Kitty

Ryobi tool battery packs recalled

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Ryobi lithium 18-volt battery packs for power tools are being recalled because of possible burn or fire hazards.
For detail on the recall, click here.

Ryobi battery pack

Blowers sold at Walmart being recalled

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Electric blower yard vacuums sold only at Walmart are being recalled because when they suck up hard objects, they can shatter the plastic housing, posing a laceration hazard to the users.
For more information, click here.

Yard blower

Some Brownberry breads part of larger recall

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Some Brownberry breads sold in Michigan are being recalled as part of a broader recall by a flour-maker who says some flexible wire from a screen might have gotten into some of the products. The company said the products no longer are on store shelves but still might be in customer homes.
For details and names of all the products the might be affected, click here.

Travel beds for tots being recalled

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

KidCo is recalling about 220,000 Pea Pod and Pea Pod Plus Travel Beds for tots because they pose suffocation and entrapment hazards.
For details on the recall and repairs available, click here.

Pea Pod Travel Beds

Kawasaki engines, fuel filters recalled

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Kawasaki is recalling fuel filters and engines for lawn mower and utility vehicle engines because the filters pose a leak and fire risk.
For details on the filter recall, click here.
This recall includes Kawasaki FH, FR, FS and FX series engines used in riding and wide area, walk-behind lawnmowers made and sold under the following brand names: Ariens, Bad Boy Mowers, Big Dog, Bob-Cat, Bush Hog, Country Clipper, Cub Cadet, Dixie Chopper, Dixon, DR Power Equipment, Encore, Exmark, Ferris, Gravely, Hustler, Husqvarna, Land Pride, SCAG, Simplicity, Snapper Pro, Tiger Corp, Toro, Worldlawn and Woods. Engines may have also have been bought separately and used in other lawn mowers. Recalled engines are 13 to 36 horsepower, air-cooled, v-twin engines.
For a full list of mower models, brands and serial numbers affected click here.
The recall also covers engines in some John Deere utility vehicles. For information on the Deere recall, click here.

Kawasaki engine

Honda generators have fuel leaks

Friday, November 16th, 2012

American Honda is recalling certain portable generators because of fuel leaks.
For details, click here.

Honda generator

Toyota recalling nearly 3 million vehicles

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 2.77 million vehicles sold globally since 2000 due to steering and water pump problems.
About 1.51 million vehicles are being recalled for the steering defect in Japan and 1.25 million vehicles elsewhere, including 670,000 in the U.S.
Affected models include the Prius hybrid, Corolla, Wish and other models produced in Japan from 2000 to last year, and from 2000 to 2009 overseas.
Toyota is also recalling 630,000 vehicles spanning five hybrid models, including the Prius, for a defective water pump.

Nesquik chocolate powder recalled

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Nestlé USA is voluntarily recalling Nestlé NESQUIK Chocolate Powder in the 10.9, 21.8 and 40.7 ounce canisters.
Nestlé is removing the canisters from distribution because the company was notified by an ingredient supplier, Omya Inc. that it has issued a recall of certain lots of its ingredient, calcium carbonate due to possible presence of Salmonella. Calcium carbonate is used in NESQUIK as an ingredient. There have been no reports of any illnesses or adverse health effects associated with the affected product.
The affected NESQUIK Chocolate Powder was produced during early October, 2012.
Consumers who may have purchased the affected NESQUIK Chocolate Powder should not consume it, but instead should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or contact Nestlé Consumer Services at (800) 628-7679. For more details, click here.

Nesquik

The most common symptoms of Salmonella infection are diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever, which develop within eight to 72 hours of eating or drinking contaminated food. The illness usually lasts for four to seven days and most people recover without treatment. However, salmonellosis can be severe or even life threatening for infants, older people, pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems. Individuals experiencing these symptoms should seek medical attention.

Nestlé is dedicated to the health and safety of its consumers. For these reasons, the company initiated this voluntary recall. We apologize to our consumers and sincerely regret any inconvenience created by this incident.

Airbag problem leads to Jeep recalls

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Nearly a million older Jeep Grand Cherokees and Jeep Libertys are being recalled because their airbags can inflate unexpectedly while the vehicles are being driven.
The recall affects Grand Cherokees from the 2002 through 2004 model years and Libertys from model years 2002 and 2003, according to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The federal agency said that a part can fail in the air bag control computer, and the front and side air bags can inflate while the SUVs are being driven. An NHTSA investigation started last year found that the air bags went off 215 times, causing 81 minor injuries, but no crashes.
Chrysler will install an electrical filter free of charge to fix the problem. Owners will be notified in January.

LG electric ranges faulty

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Kitchen ranges made by LG Electronics are being recalled because sometimes the burners do not switch off. About 161,000 ranges are affected.
For details, click here.

LG electric range

Some Sauder office chairs can break

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Seat plates can break on About 70,000 Gruga office chairs distributed by Sauder Woodworking in Archbold, Ohio, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
For details, a list of all models affected, and photos of the products, click here.

Sauder office chair

Some grills sold at Lowe’s recalled

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

About 37,000 MasterForge gas grills sold at Lowe’s are being recalled because of problems with the gas hose and connector fitting that can lead to a fire.
For details, click here.

MasterForge gas grill