Safety Alerts

Each week we compile summaries of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts (in the USA) that we feel the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.

26 Recalls you should be aware this week.

Nutritional Supplements:

    Multi-Vitamin supplements
  • SOS Telecom, Inc. Recalls New Unapproved Drugs Marked as Dietary Supplements – Tiger-X, Ninja-X, Ginseng Power-X, Super Samurai-X.
  • Let’s Talk Health, Inc., is recalling its 15 packet jars of “Energizer Drink Mix,” Agua Vitae Liquid Multi-Vitamin, Agua Vitae Kids Liquid Multi-Vitamin and Tox-Elim because they contain an undeclared milk and soy allergen from Whey Protein.

Auto:

  • subaru outbackSubaru warns against driving recalled Legacy and Outback vehicles – Turning the steering wheel may have no effect on the direction of the wheels.
  • Southeast Toyota Distributors (SET) is recalling 94 model year 2016 Toyota Yaris, Rav4, Land Cruiser and 4Runner vehicles, and Scion FR-S, iM, and TC vehicles – The Load Carrying Capacity Modification Label may not reflect the correct added weight of the installed accessories.

Motorcycle/Scooters/Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

    American Honda off-highway vehicle
  • American Honda recalls recreational off-highway vehicles – The front door can open unexpectedly while the vehicle is in use.
  • BRP recalls side-by-side off-road vehicles – The vehicle can lose steering control, posing a crash hazard.
  • Forest River recalls Prime Time Crusader trailers – The trailer’s Federal Placard contains incorrect Cargo Carrying Capacity information.
  • Jayco, Inc. is recalling Octane Super Lite travel trailers manufactured November 2, 2015, to April 4, 2016. The recalled trailers may have been built without a 30amp circuit breaker which, in the event of an electrical short, may result in a fire.

Food & Beverage:

  • Dorothy Lynch Home Style Dressing recalled – A bacterium forms gas bubbles in bottles causing the dressing to foam over or spew out when opened.
  • Pulmuone Foods noodle productsPulmuone Foods recalls noodle products – The products may contain milk, an allergen not listed on the label.
  • Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods recalls vegetable lasagna product – The product may contain turkey, as well as egg, an allergen not listed on the label.
  • HMSHost is recalling multiple brands of trail mix, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.
  • Montero Farms is recalling Orange Habanero Peppers, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
  • Piggly Wiggly brand frozen Yellow Cut Corn recalled due to the potential risk that it may contain Listeria.
  • Whole Foods Market korean bbq sauceWhole Foods Market Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut and Coconut in Korean BBQ Sauce.
  • United Natural Trading LLC, d/b/a Woodstock Farms Manufacturing is voluntarily recalling a limited number of lots of conventional walnuts and walnut-containing that were purchased from Gibson Farms and sold under the Nature’s Promise, Woodstock, Market Basket, and Woodfield Farms brands due to a possible health risk from Listeria.
  • Frontier Co-op is voluntarily recalling its Organic Hojicha Tea due to potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
  • Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for cranberry nut and seed mix because it may be contaminated with Listeria.
  • NORPAC Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling two (2) frozen private label vegetable items, Natural Directions Organic Mixed Vegetables and Natural Directions Organic Green Peas, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.
  • Sweet And Salty Trail Mix recalled because Of Possible Health Risk, Due To Potential Presence Of Listeria.
  • Kroger Recalls Broccoli Raisin Salad after Supplier Listeria Concern.

Infant & Children Products:

  • Hobby Lobby pacifier holderHobby Lobby Recalls Infant Pacifier Holders Due to Choking Hazard – The fin of the whale and the head of the octopus can detach from the pacifier holder.
  • Twin Go Recalls Baby Carriers Due to Fall Hazard – The waist buckle can break.
  • Bednest Recalls Bedside Infant Sleepers Due to Fall Hazard – The bedside sleepers fail to meet mandatory federal requirements for these products.

Sporting/Fitness Equipment:

  • Cybex International recalls Olympic Decline free weight benches – The frame on the bench can collapse forward onto the user.

Industrial/Tools:

  • Robert Bosch Tool Corp angle grinderRobert Bosch Tool Corp. is recalling about 109,000 Bosch small angle grinders in the U.S. and Canada. The grinder can overheat while in use, causing the brush covers to melt and expose the end of the brush holder, posing a risk of burns to the consumer.

Sources: fda.gov, cspc.gov, reuters.com, safekids.org, goodhousekeeping.com, consumeraffairs.com, foodsafetynews.com , usatoday.com, autoblog.com, powersportsbusiness.com, roadandtrack.com