Recall Roundup: Pressure Washer Attachment, Fruit Pies and More
Jul 22nd 2011 11:30AM
Updated Aug 1st 2011 11:17PM
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:
- Homelite Consumer Products Inc. recalled 41,200 pressure washer attachments sold exclusively at Home Depot stores nationwide and in Canada because the nozzle and spray bar can break and hit consumers. said the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The company has received nine reports of incidents, including one consumer who was cut and three reports of minor property damage. The CPSC lists the model numbers affected by the recall. The units were sold from February 2010 through June 2011 for about $70 as an attachment and for about $450 when sold with a pressure washer. Consumers should call Homelite at (800) 867-9624 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST for a replacement.
- Willamette Valley Fruit Co. recalled all of its apple, cherry and marionberry pies sold from July 1 to July 13 because butter was used that wasn't listed on the label, said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The pies were sold under the Whole Foods Market brand at 35 Whole Foods stores in Northern California and Nevada. The FDA lists the UPC numbers and the stores that carried the pies. Consumers can return the pies to the stores. Call the company at (503) 362-8678.
- Target Corp. recalled about 13,000 Circo Children's Task Lamps because they can overheat, causing the glue to melt and stick to the bulb, making it hard to remove and potentially break, the CPSC said. Target has received six reports of the lamp glue melting, although no one has been hurt. The CPSC lists the lamp styles and UPC numbers included in the recall. The lamps were sold at Target stores and on its website from January 2011 through April 2011 for about $13 each. Consumers should return the lamps to the stores for a refund. Call Target at (800) 440-0680 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. EST.
- Ford Motor Co. recalled 26,715 Ranger pickup trucks built this year at the Twin Cities Assembly Plant because the tail lights might not turn on.
- Pilgrim's Pride Corp. recalled 11,240 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products that may be contaminated with listeria, said the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service. Recalled were 10-pound boxes of 2.5-pound bags of Sweet Georgia Brand Fully Cooked Breaded White Chicken Nuggets Shaped Patties and 30-pound boxes of 6.5-pound bags of Pilgrim's Pride Fully Cooked Grilled Chicken Breast Fillet with Rib Meat. The food was shipped to distribution centers in New Jersey, Ohio and Texas for further distribution to food service institutions. The USDA said no one has reported getting sick from eating the chicken. Call the company at (800) 321-1470 for more information.
- Flying Food Group recalled 204 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken wraps and plates made for Starbucks because they may be contaminated with listeria, said the USDA. Included in the recall are 8.4-ounce packages of Starbucks Chipotle Chicken Wraps Bistro Box and 6.3-ounce packages of Starbucks Chicken & Hummus Bistro Box with a use-by date of 071511. The food was sold at Starbucks locations in Alabama and Georgia. The USDA said no one has yet reported getting sick from eating the food. Consumers can call the company at (312) 243-2122.
- Swix Sport USA and Uvex Sports recalled 800 Uvex Funride Ski Helmets sold nationwide because they don't provide enough shock absorption and resistance to penetration, creating a risk of head injuries, although the companies haven't gotten any reports of consumers being hurt, the CPSC said. The helmets were sold in stores from January 2009 through April 2011 for $99 each. Consumers should return the helmets to the stores for a refund or store credit. Call the companies at (800) 343-8335 weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
- American Regent recalled one lot, No. 1006, of Calcium Gluconate Injection, UPS 10% 100 ml because it may contain silicone particles in the liquid, the FDA said. Calcium gluconate is used to treat conditions caused by calcium deficiencies, rickets and for black widow spider bites to ease muscle cramping. Call the company at (877) 788-3232 weekdays between 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST.
- Arizona Canning Co. recalled its 29-ounce cans of Sun Vista Red Enchilada Sauce because they may include soy protein that isn't listed on the label. The sauce was sold in California and Arizona. The FDA said no one has reported getting sick from eating the sauce. Consumers can return the cans to the store for a refund. Call the company at (800) 211-0600 weekdays between 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST.
- Euphoria Fancy Food Inc. recalled its Herring Special Salting because it may be contaminated with clostridium botulinum spores, said the FDA. The recalled fish comes in an uncoded, 48.58oz (1300gr) plastic containers and is a product of Russia. It was sold in New York. The FDA said no one has yet reported getting sick from eating the herring. Consumers should return it to the store. Call the company at (718) 768-3400.
- Malcolm Meats recalled 4,530 pounds of marinated beef products because they could contain wheat and soy not listed on the labels, the USDA said. The agency lists the products included in the recall, which were sent to distribution centers in Indiana, Missouri and Ohio for institutional use. No one has reported getting sick from the meat. Consumers can call the company at (419) 666-0702.
- Global Focus Marketing and Distribution recalled its Silencer S2200 centrifuge after getting a report of the lid breaking and the bucket and insert not sitting on the rotor, the FDA said. No one has yet been hurt. The FDA lists the serial numbers included in the recall. Call the company at (800) 323-4306.