Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: April 1 – 7, 2019

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

28 Recalls to be aware this week.

Auto:

    Recalled Alfa RomeoRecalled Alfa Romeo
  • Alfa Romeo (FCA US LLC) is recalling 19,114 model year 2018-2019 Stelvios and model year 2017-2019 Giulias. The Brake System Module (BSM) software may prevent the driver from disabling the Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) after the traction control system detects a specific wheel slip, increasing the risk of crash.
  • McLaren recalls MP4-12Cs, 650s, LTs, P1s and 570s. The vehicles are equipped with air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules that may explode.

Motorcycle/Scooters:

    Recalled Indian MotorcycleRecalled Indian Motorcycle
  • The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that Indian Motorcycle Co. is recalling certain 2019 Indian Scout, Scout Bobber and Scout Sixty motorcycles equipped with Anti-Lock Brake Systems (ABS). After the manufacturing process, air may remain trapped within the brake system, possibly reducing brake performance.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

    Recalled Tomato SauceRecalled Tomato Sauce
  • Conagra Brands Announces Recall of a Limited Amount of Hunt’s Tomato Paste Cans Due to Potential Presence of Mold.
  • NadaMoo! Voluntarily Recalls Select Pints of Strawberry Cheesecake Due to Undeclared Almond.
  • Recalled Chocolate BarsRecalled Chocolate Bars
  • Theo Chocolate recalls dark chocolate bars. The product contains milk, an allergen not declared on the label.
  • Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasters recalls Blueberry Bread. The product may contain egg, an allergen not declared on the label.
  • AdvancePierre Foods, Inc. Recalls Frozen Beef Patties due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination.
  • Blount Fine Foods Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Soup Product due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen.
  • Recalled Sandwich ProductsRecalled Sandwich Products
  • J&J Snack Foods Handhelds Corp. Recalls Stuffed Sandwich Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination.
  • Tyson Foods Inc is recalling about 20,000 pounds of ready-to-eat beef patties due to plastic contamination, marking its third major product recall this year.
  • Recalled Nut ButterRecalled Nut Butter
  • Wakefern Food Corp. is recalling five varieties of Wholesome Pantry Organic nut butters because they could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
  • Cretan Dry Mizythra hard cheese recalled in Canada for Listeria.
  • USA LESS is recalling all lots of LEOPARD Miracle Honey, which is marketed as a dietary supplement for men for sexual enhancement. Analysis has found the product to be tainted with sildenafil making it an unapproved drug for which safety and efficacy have not been established.

Infant & Children Products:

  • Amerex Group Recalls Infant Fur Jackets Due to Choking Hazard. The jacket’s snaps can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
  • Midwest-CBK recalls baby rattle socks. The small ornaments can detach from the socks, posing a choking hazard.

Pet Food & Animal Products:

Technology/Electronics:

    Recalled Power Bank ChargersRecalled Power Bank Chargers
  • Matco Tools Wireless Chargers Recalled by Professional Tool Products Due to Burn Hazard. The wireless chargers can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
  • Spector & Co. Recalls Power Bank Chargers Due to Fire Hazard. The charger can overheat while recharging, posing a fire hazard.

Sporting Equipment:

    Recalled BicycleRecalled Bicycle
  • Quality Bicycle Products Recalls Bicycles Due To Injury Hazard. The bicycle’s fork legs can break, posing an injury hazard.
  • Ocean Reef Recalls Neptune Space Integrated Diving Masks Due to Injury Hazard. The diving mask regulator can cause restricted airflow, posing an injury hazard to divers.

Industrial/Tools:

Miscellaneous:

    Recalled Home ElevatorRecalled Home Elevator
  • Vivitar Recalls Hot/Cold Massage Balls Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target. The massage balls can leak or rupture during or after microwaving, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
  • Cambridge Elevating recalls home elevator. The landing door can unlock without the elevator present.

Sources:

fda.gov, cspc.gov, usda.gov, reuters.com, safekids.org, goodhousekeeping.com, consumeraffairs.com, foodsafetynews.com, usatoday.com, autoblog.com, powersportsbusiness.com, roadandtrack.com, uscgboating.org, wemakeitsafer.com, guns.com