Recall Roundup: Candles, Dog Treats, Blue Stilton Cheese and More
byMay 20th 2011 1:00PM
Keeping track of the latest product and food recalls can be a challenge for any consumer, so Consumer Ally has collected them all in one place for you to check each week.
Here is this week's roundup:
Here is this week's roundup:
- Meijer Inc. recalled 7,600 Katie Brown Tea Light Candle Sets because the clear plastic candle holder can catch fire, said the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. So far, no one's been hurt, but Meijer did get one report of the holder igniting and melting. The sets were sold in Meijer stores in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio, and from October 2010 through March 2011 for about $8 each. The CPSC lists the model numbers included in the recall. Consumers should return the sets to the store for a refund. Call the company at (800) 927-8699 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST.
- Three brands of pig ear dog treats have been recalled because they may be contaminated with salmonella.
- Schratter Foods Inc. recalled its Quenby Hall Blue Stilton Cheese nationwide because it could be contaminated with listeria, said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Listeria can cause a potentially fatal infection in young children, the frail or elderly. Others may suffer from a fever, severe headache, nausea and diarrhea. Listeria can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths. The FDA said no illnesses have been reported so far. The cheese is sold in bulk -- 8.5- to 9.6-pound half rounds -- and random weight wedges. Cheese lots 019 through 034 are included in the recall. They have the UPC number of 0813555010000 and expiration dates of June 15, 2011, through June 29, 2011. Consumers should return the cheese to the store for a refund. Call the company at (973) 461-2400 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST.
- Nielsen-Massey Vanillas Inc. recalled a single lot of its Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste because it could be contaminated with listeria, the FDA said. So far, no one has gotten sick from eating the paste. Included in the recall is lot 11123 in plastic, 1-gallon and 1-quart containers that was sold to business customers, distributors and stores. Consumers should return the paste to Neilsen-Massey for a refund. Call the company at (800) 525-7873 or (847) 578-1550 weekdays between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST.
- Cinderella Sweets recalled certain lots of its kosher cookies and macaroons because of a misprint on the packaging label that says the baked goods are "egg free" even though the ingredients list eggs, the FDA said. No one has reported getting sick from eating the cookies or macaroons. The FDA lists the UPC numbers. Consumers can return the products to the store for a refund. Contact the company at (516) 374-7976 Monday through Thursday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST.
- Rose & Shore Meat Co. recalled 15,900 of ready-to-eat deli meats sent to food service companies in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington because they may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, said the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service. The meats were not sold in stores. So far there have been no confirmed cases of anyone getting sick from eating the meat. The USDA lists the products included in the recall on its website.