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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.

28 Recalls you should be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:

  • CareFusion Recalls AVEA Ventilator Due to an Electrical Issue Which May Cause an Unexpected Shutdown. The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death.


  • Novel Laboratories Recalls Zolpidem Tartrate Blister Packs Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement; Risk of Poisoning – The packaging for the prescription drug is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act.


  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) recalling 323,000 cars for wiring, software issues.
  • Kia recalls model year 2016 Sorentos – A component of the rear suspension may not be welded properly – may break affecting the rear suspension alignment, increasing the risk of a crash.


  • Harley-Davidson recalls motorcycles with clutch issue – The clutch master cylinder may lose the ability to generate enough lift to disengage the clutch.
  • Kawasaki recalls Z125 Pro motorcycles – The shock absorbers may leak oil and lose their function.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

  • John Deere Recalls High-Performance Gator Utility Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard – The fuel hose could leak or separate when the fuel system is pressurized, posing a fire hazard.
  • Newmar recalls motorhomes with exhaust issue – The flexible exhaust tube may tear allowing hot exhaust to blow against other components or materials.
  • Thor Motor Coach recalls model year 2017 Outlaw motorhomes – The vehicles are missing a warning label near the fuel fill station.
  • Newmar recalls Dutch Star, Mountain Aire, London Aire and Essex motorhomes – The engine brake may not activate as expected – causing the engine brake to suddenly not activate as expected, reducing the vehicle’s deceleration ability potentially increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Forest River recalls model year 2014-2016 Charleston vehicles – The engine brake may not activate as expected.

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

  • Kitchen Cravings Strawberry and Mixed Berry Parfaits recalled – The products may contain traces of peanuts, an allergen not declared on the label.
  • Peony Mark brand biscuits recalled – The product contains milk and unallowed color Ponceau 4R (E124).
  • Weis Markets recalls 30 bakery products – Small metal fragments may be present in the sugar topping used on these products.
  • Hampton Creek Issues Voluntary Recall of Mixes Containing Native Forest Coconut Milk Powder Because of testing positive for Salmonella.
  • SM Fish Corp Recalls Select Ossie’s Ready To Eat Herring Salads Because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Chapel Hill Creamery Recalls Cheese Products Because of Possible Health Risk
  • Gel Spice, Inc. Issues Alert on Elevated Lead Levels in One Lot of Fresh Finds Ground Turmeric Powder
  • Updated: Additional Package Codes of Watts Brothers Farms Organic Mixed Vegetables, Organic Super Sweet Corn, and Organic Peas Recalled Because of Possible Listeria contamination.
  • Meijer Recalls Fresh Salad Products Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination.
  • Let’s Do Lunch, Inc., dba Integrated Food Service, Expands Voluntary Recall of certain ready-to-eat sandwiches because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.
  • General Mills Expands Retail Flour Recall due to four new confirmed illnesses by consumers reporting that they ate or handled uncooked dough or ate uncooked batter made with raw flour.

Infant & Children Products:

  • Smocked Threads by Cecil & Lou Recalls Children’s Nightgowns Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard – The nightgowns fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Household Products:

  • Frigidaire and Kenmore Wall Ovens Recalled by Electrolux Due to Fire Hazard – The thermal switch on the ovens can malfunction due to improper manufacturing, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
  • Loot Crate Oven Mitts Recalled Due to Burn Hazard – The Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet oven mitts lack thermal protection.
  • Lekker Recalls Patriot Power Generators Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively Online at – The battery sold with the generator can catch fire.
  • Emson Recalls UComfy Heat Wraps Due to Burn Hazard – The heat wrap can overheat, posing a burn hazard.


  • STUBAI Recalls Ice Axes Due to Laceration and Impact Hazards – The knife in the axe handle can detach, posing a laceration or impact hazard to the user or bystanders.


  • Smocked Threads by Cecil & Lou Recalls Children’s Nightgowns Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard – The nightgowns fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.


  • Inovonics Recalls Pendants, Universal Transmitters and Receivers Due to Alarm Failure – The transmitters and receivers can fail to send or receive a signal for help in an emergency.

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Paul d’Oliveira

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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