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.
33 Recalls to be aware this week.
- Silver Star Brands recalls human and animal drug products. The products contain microbial contamination.
- Sprayology Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Homeopathic Aqueous-Based Medicines Due to Microbial Contamination.
- Liveyon, LLC Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of the Regen Series® Product, Manufactured by Genetech, Inc.
- A recall for Ford GTs built between December 20, 2016, and July 31, 2018 has been issued due to risk of fire. Apparently some valves at the base of the hydraulically actuated rear wing can start leaking fluid. This fluid can then drip down to the exhaust where it can ignite and start a fire.
- Kia recalls model year 2017-2018 Niro hybrid electric vehicles. Increased electrical resistance can overheat the rear seat.
- Kia Motors America is recalling 97 model year 2018 Sorentos. The cowl crossbar that connects to the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) steering column may be improperly welded, allowing the steering column to separate.
- Model year 2010-2014 Subaru Legacys and Outbacks recalled. The electronic parking brake may not engage properly.
- Chrysler recalls Alfa Romeo Giulias and Stelvios. The catalytic converter may overheat, damaging engine components.
- Model year 2009-2010 Mazda 6 vehicles recalled. The front cross member may corrode after exposure to road salt.
- The Center For Auto Safety said that there have been more than 220 complaints to the U.S. government since 2010 about fires and another 200 complaints about melted wires as well as smoke and burning odors. The complaints involve the 2011 through 2014 Kia Sorento and Optima and the Hyundai Sonata and Santa Fe. Also included is the 2010 through 2015 Kia Soul.
- Honda recalls certain 2018 Honda CRF250L motorcycles. The wiring harness may have been inappropriately installed, potentially resulting in damage to the wiring harness and affecting the operation of safety components such as the exterior lighting, horn, and instrument panel.
Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:
- Heartland recalls travel trailers that risk axle failure. The axle bearings may burnout or cause the hub to overheat.
- Jayco recalls White Hawk, Jay Flight and Jay Flight SLX travel trailers. The axle bearings may burnout or cause the hub to overheat.
- Model year 2019 Forest River East to West travel trailers recalled. The vehicles may not have a carbon monoxide detector.
- Livin’ Lite Recreational Vehicles is recalling 154 model year 2017-2019 Livin’ Lite CampLite travel trailers, models 21BHS, 21RBS, 23RKS and 23RLS. The trailer’s drawbar may crack, resulting in the trailer separating from the tow vehicle which can increase the risk of a crash.
- Yamaha recalls golf cars, personal transportation and specialty vehicles. The accelerator pedal return spring can break.
Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:
- Canteen/Covenco recalls ready-to-eat breaded chicken tenders. The products may contain milk (whey), an allergen not declared on the label.
- Valley Fine Foods is recalling approximately 35,516 pounds of heat-treated, not fully cooked meat and poultry products that may be adulterated due to presence of spoilage organisms.
- Jerky Boyz Chicken Jerky Recalls Chicken Jerky Products due to Possible Processing Deviation.
- Malone’s Fine Sausage, Inc. Recalls Pork Head Cheese Products due to Possible Listeria Contamination.
- The beef producer, JBS Tolleson, has recalled, 6.9 million pounds of ground beef that has been implicated in a multi-state Salmonella outbreak.
- Valley Fine Foods is recalling more than 35,000 pounds of refrigerated Simple Dishes brand pasta entrees containing meat and chicken after discovering the products might be contaminated with “spoilage organisms.”
- Bazzini LLC Recalls Certain Pistachio Products Because of Possible Health Risk. The recall includes 4,000 pounds of Roasted and Salted Colossal Natural, Super Colossal Natural and Rams Head Natural in Shell Pistachios.
- Voluntary Recall Issued for Sweet Me Creamery Brookie Dough Ice Cream that may Contain an Undeclared Peanut Allergen.
- Voluntary Recall of Limited Amounts of Nuts & Vanilla Protein Plant Shake from Forager Project.
Infant & Children Products:
- BCI Burke recalls metal playground climbers. A child’s body could become lodged in the two welded handgrip locations at the top of the climbers.
- Marker Recalls Kingpin Ski Bindings Due to Fall Hazard. The steel pins in the toe unit can break and reduce the release force of the binding, causing a fall hazard.
- Canyon Recalls Mountain Bikes Due to Crash Hazard. The chainstays can crack, which can lead to failure of the chainstay, rear wheel detachment and loss of control, posing a crash hazard.
- Cooper Lighting Recalls Solar/Battery Powered Light Fixtures Due to Fire Hazard. The batteries in the solar-powered light fixtures can overheat and cause the light fixture’s housing to melt, posing a fire hazard.
- Spiraledge Recalls Yoga Backless Chairs Due to Fall Hazard. The chairs can break at the seat or back welded support rod connecting the back legs of the chair, posing a fall hazard.
- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Recalls Decorative Pineapples Due to Laceration Hazard. The metal leaves on top of the pineapples have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard.
- Briggs & Stratton Recalls Portable Generator Fuel Tank Replacement Caps, Due to Fire Hazard. The fuel tank replacement caps lack ventilation holes which allow pressure to build up in the fuel tank, posing a fire hazard.
- Walmart recalls camp axes. The axe head can detach from the handle.
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