Safety Alerts

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

25 Recalls you should be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:

  • Well Care Compounding Pharmacy, of Nevada, issues statewide voluntary recall of all Sterile Compounded Products due to lack of assurance if Sterility Concerns.

Auto:

  • Subaru Legacy and Outback vehicles, Model year 2015, recalled – The electronic stability control system may perform improperly.
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  • Fiat Chrysler recalled 400k Jeep Wranglers, 40k Fiat 500s. The Wranglers’ steering wheel, excessive accumulation of dust and dirt from open-air driving off-road could compromise the clockspring in the steering-wheel assembly and prevent the airbag from deploying in the event of a crash. In the case of the Fiats, the clutch travel in a small percentage of vehicles equipped with manual transmissions “may exceed design parameters” and eventually damage components.

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

    forest-river-rvPhoto source: Forest River

  • Forest River recalls Cardinal recreational vehicles – The Federal Placard may indicate an incorrect tire and rim combination.
  • Kubota Tractor Corp. recalls utility vehicles – The steering shaft can break and cause the operator to lose control of the vehicle.
  • Newmar recalls Dutch Star, Mountain Aire, Essex and London Aire vehicles – The brake activation signal to certain towed devices may not deactivate.

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

  • Whole Foods Market recalls Korean BBQ sauce – The product contains peanut and coconut, allergens not listed on the label.
  • Let’s Talk Health recalls Energizer Drink Mix – The products contain milk and soy, allergens not listed on the label.
  • veggie-chipsPhoto source: FDA

  • Golden Gourmet Veggie Chips recalled – The product contains milk, an allergen not listed on the label.
  • Hy-Vee voluntarily recalls Six Trail Mix Products due to possible Lysteria contamination.
  • Papa John’s Salad and Produce recalls Oriental Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing Due to Possible Listeria monocytogenes Contamination.
  • TreeHouse Foods expands voluntary product recall due to possible Lysteria contamination.
  • The Caramel Factory, LLC issues an Allergy Alert – Undeclared milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and/or wheat.
  • Ultimate Nutrition Inc. is recalling its dietary supplement, Amino Gold, because they may contain undeclared milk in the form of hydrolyzed whey protein.
  • sunflower seedsSunflower Kernels

  • SunOpta expanded its voluntary recall of a limited number of sunflower kernel products that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
  • Food Gusto, Inc. issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Birdy 3 in 1 Coffee Mix (Robusta).
  • Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. is voluntarily recalling various Not-Ready-To Eat frozen food items due to the potential for these products to be contaminated with Listeria.
  • The Quaker Oats Company issues Voluntary Recall of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars due to possible Lysteria contamination.
  • Stahlbush Island Farms, Inc. recalls IQF Green Beans because of possible Lysteria contamination.

Infant & Children Products:

  • Hobby Lobby recalls infant pacifier holders – The fin of the whale and the head of the octopus can detach from the pacifier holder.

Pet Food & Products:

  • Manna Pro Products recalled Chick Starter Medicated chicken feed – The product may contain excessive salt.
  • Well Care Compounding Pharmacy, of Nevada, Issues statewide Voluntary Recall of All Sterile Compounded Products Due to Lack Of Assurance if Sterility Concerns.

Sporting Equipment:

  • Rocky Mountain recalls bicycles with front disc brakes – The front wheel could come to a sudden stop or separate from the bicycle.
  • SCOTT recalls bicycles with SYNCROS seat posts – The seat post can break, posing a fall hazard.

Household Products:

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Photo source: CPSC

  • Target recalls Menorahs – The Menorahs can melt when the candles are burning.

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