Weekly Recap of Recalls August 21-27, 2017

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.

25 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:



    oil-line failure in 2017 Challenger
    Recalled Chrysler Oil-Line
  • 2017 Challenger, Charger Hellcats recalled for catastrophic oil-line failure. The issue lies in the rubber used in the oil cooler line. Chrysler’s testing revealed that the rubber didn’t meet the company’s criteria. As a result it was able to separate from a crimped aluminum portion of the line, letting oil spill out.


    bmw scooter
    Recalled BMW Scooter
  • BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 BMW C650 GT and BMW C Evolution scooters for failing to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS). Since the rim is not marked with the rim size and the DOT designation, a tire of the incorrect size may be installed on this rim, affecting the handling of the scoter and increasing the risk of a crash.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

  • Tiny Idahomes recalls various recreational vehicles. The federal placard on the vehicles may indicate an incorrect Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR).
  • Newmar recalls Mountain Aire and Dutch Star RVs. These chassis have a battery cable mounting bracket may not have been installed correctly. As a result, the improperly routed and clipped battery cable can contact the frame rail, possibly chafing and short circuiting.
  • Recalled Motorhome
    Recalled Motorhome
  • Model year 2016-2017 Berkshires recalled. A battery cable mounting bracket may not have been installed correctly, as a result, the improperly routed and clipped battery cable can contact the frame rail, possibly chafing and short circuiting.
  • Keystone recalls Crossroads Redwood and Cameo recreational trailers. The propane manifold under the kitchen slide may contact the floor, potentially causing damage to the propane line.
  • Heartland recalls model year 2018 Pioneer recreational trailers. The liquid propane (LP) hose may not have been properly secured to the frame near the tire and, as a result, the tire may rub through the LP hose causing a leak.
  • Polaris Recalls GENERAL Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert). Inconsistent tire pressure information can result in improperly-inflated tires, posing a crash hazard.

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

    recalled cherries
    Frozen Organic Dark Sweet Pitted Cherries
  • Recall of Certain Frozen Organic Dark Sweet Pitted Cherry Products Due to Possible Contamination by Listeria Monocytogenes.
  • par Sophie! brand Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cake recalled. Pâtisserie Jessica is recalling par Sophie! brand Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cake from the marketplace due to norovirus.
  • New York dairy recalls cheese after positive test for Listeria.
  • Recalled Instant Black Coffee
    Recalled Instant Black Coffee
  • Lucky 7 brand 2 in 1 Instant Black Coffee recalled. The product may contain milk, an allergen not declared on the label.
  • Blossom Foods, LLC Recalls Frozen Meat Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens.
  • Ronald A. Chisholm, Ltd. Recalls Pork Belly Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection.
  • Recalled Chicken Sausage
    Recalled Chicken Sausage
  • DiLuigi Foods Inc. Recalls Chicken Sausage Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens.
  • Expresco Foods Inc. Recalls Chicken Skewer Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination.
  • Fair Oaks Farms, LLC Recalls Pork Sausage Patties Due to Possible Listeria Contamination.
  • Missa Bay, LLC Recalls Chicken Products Due To Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen.

Sporting Equipment:

    Recalled Ski Mountaineering Boots
    Recalled Ski Mountaineering Boots
  • Arc’teryx Recalls Ski Mountaineering Boots Due to Fall Hazard. The axis pin located at the rear of the boot can dislodge, resulting in damage to the boot and posing a fall hazard.

Household Products:


    Recalled Vegan Boots
    Recalled Vegan Boots
  • Dr. Martens Vegan Boots Recalled by Airwair Due to Chemical Exposure Hazard. Prolonged and direct contact with the boot tongue lining can expose the wearer to the chemical benzidine.


    Recalled Crawfish Kit
    Recalled Crawfish Kit
  • Academy Sports + Outdoors Recalls Crawfish Kits with Strainer Due to Fire Hazard. The crawfish kit hose can melt and/or burn, posing a fire hazard.
  • Nutrilife Recalls Bottles of Hydrogen Peroxide Due to Fire, Burn Hazards. The bottle caps on the 29% hydrogen peroxide one-gallon bottles do not vent properly and can allow pressure to build up in the bottle and cause it to expand and rupture, posing fire and burn hazards.


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

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Attorney Paul d’Oliveira has been practicing personal injury and disability law for over 30 years. He started his personal injury law practice in 1989 with two offices in Fall River, MA and East Providence, RI. Today his firm has 16 offices in RI and Southeastern, MA.

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