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.

27 Recalls you should be aware this week.


  • Kia recalls 98,000 Sedona minivans for suspension corrosion – This is the second time these minivans have been recalled for this issue.
  • Infiniti Q50 sedan recalled over steering software glitch – Infiniti will recall around 60,000 Q50 sedans globally due to a glitch in the cars’ direct adaptive steering system.
  • BMW recalls 200k SUVs in two campaigns – Problems with ISOFIX child seats in the X3 and X4 and the front driveshafts in the X5 and X6 have prompted BMW to issue two recalls amounting to over 200,000 crossovers in the United States.
  • Kia Sedona and Hyundai Tucson recalled for hood latches – 219,800 examples of the Kia Sedona and another 81,000 of the Hyundai Tuscon are being recalled in two separate campaigns to fix their secondary hood latches.

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

  • Let’s Do Lunch, Inc., dba Integrated Food Service (IFS), is voluntarily recalling certain ready-to-eat sandwiches because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.
  • HP Hood LLC Voluntarily Recalls Protein Drinks From Its Sacramento Facility Due To Premature Spoilage.
  • Tippin’s Gourmet Pies, LLC Announces the Recall of Tippin’s Key Lime Pie for the Presence of Undeclared Peanut Residue Due to Supplier Recall.
  • GMJ Natural Products, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Whey Protein in “Jugo Moringa Plus Antioxidant 32 Fl Oz Jug”.
  • Earnest Eats is voluntarily recalling Earnest Eats Dark Chocolate Almond Bars 6.2 oz. cartons only with the specific lot codes indicated below because they contain sunflower seeds that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.
  • key lime pieGardner Pie Company Issues Allergy Alert on Cheesecakes and Key Lime Pies Sold Between 4/11/16 and 6/14/16 Due to Potential Undeclared Peanut Residue.
  • National Frozen Foods Corporation is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Not-Ready-To Eat frozen green peas and frozen mixed vegetables because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.
  • Fresh Express Issues Precautionary Recall of a Small Quantity of Caesar Salad Kits Due to an Undeclared Walnut Allergen.
  • kashi granolaKashi Company is amending the date codes for Kashi GOLEAN® Honey Pecan Baklava Bars and Bear Naked® Soft Baked Granola, Cinnamon + Sunflower Butter related to its previously announced recall of snack bars and granola that contain ingredients made from sunflower seeds distributed by its supplier, SunOpta, that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.
  • Zupan’s Markets is initiating a voluntary recall of its Macaroni Salad with Cheddar Cheese because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.
  • Essential Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling four flavors of Globespun Gourmet 8oz wraps because an ingredient (peas) has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.
  • Crescent Specialty Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling 6 oz. bags of Crescent Pistachio Raw, UPC Code: 8 95296 00103 5 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
  • HelloFresh is recalling frozen peas due to notification from a supplier that the peas have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.
  • Sinosharp Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergens in “Chocolate Flavored Cookies”.
  • Mars Chocolate North America Issues Allergy Alert for Select Varieties of Combos For Potential Undeclared Peanut Residue.
  • Kellogg Company Voluntarily Recalls Certain Snacks for Potential Undeclared Peanut Residue Due to Flour Supplier Recall.
  • Honey Bunchie, LLC is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited number of Honey Bunchies Gourmet Honey Bars that contain SunOpta sunflower kernels that have the potential of contamination with Listeria.
  • Creative Snacks Co. is expanding their recall of specific lot codes of bulk and packaged sunflower seed products due to the potential presence of Listeria.


  • Sony recalls VAIO Laptop computer battery packs because the lithium-ion battery packs, made by Panasonic, can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards.

Household Products:

  • Grand Rapids Chair Recalls Chairs and Barstools Due to Risk of Injury – The back leg of the chairs can bend and the seat tabs or screws on the seat can loosen. When loose, pinch points between the seat and steel frame are created.


  • STIHL recalls battery-powered hedge trimmers because the electrical part malfunctions, posing a laceration hazard.
  • Direct Distributors recalls angle grinders because the spring-loaded safety switch can fail and allow the grinder to turn on even when the safety switch locked in place, posing a laceration risk to a finger or hand.

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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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