Weekly Recap of Recalled, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: December 12-18, 2016

Each week we compile a summary of recalled, 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 you should be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:


  • New Tesla, McLaren, and Ferrari models added to Takata recall list – these are late model cars that have been built since the recall started.
  • Mitsubishi Motors North America recalled Outlander Sport vehicles – the lift gate support outer tube may have insufficient anti-corrosion treatment.
  • Maserati recalled model year 2017 Quattroportes and Ghiblis – the rear wheels may lock up, increasing the risk of a crash.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

  • Forest River motorhomes and toy haulers were recalled because of ladder issue – the retractable hinges can separate from the vehicle’s ladders.
  • Model year 2017 King Aire motorhomes recalled – water may leak into the turn signal module.


Food, Beverage:

chocolate chip cookiesLenny & Larry’s recalled chocolate chip cookies

Infant & Children Products:

  • Chicken toys recalled by Bingo Deals due to choking hazard.

Pet Food & Animal Products:

  • Ridley Block Operations initiated a voluntary recall of a single batch of its beef cattle feed product, Ultralyx 24% + 3% Mag Composite Block, because it contains elevated levels of non-protein nitrogen (NPN) that may be harmful to beef cattle.

Sporting Equipment:

  • Barnett Outdoors recalled crossbows – the crossbow can fire unexpectedly under certain conditions.
  • Trek bicycle lights recalled – the bicycle light can operate intermittently when paired with a remote transmitter, reducing the visibility of and for the rider, posing an injury hazard.
  • World Trading recalled Orbit Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards due to fire hazard; sold by Evine.

Household Products:



  • Figi’s Companies recalled Christmas Wishes tins – the tin’s music sound chip mechanism can separate and expose button batteries.

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, digitaltrends.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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