Recall Roundup: Fisher-Price Wagons, Beef, Strollers and More

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:

  • Fisher-Price recalls 210,800 Little People Builders' Load 'n Go Wagons in the United States and Canada after seven children have been hurt, including five who needed stitches after falling on a rigid, molded plastic wagon handle, the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission said. Included in the recall is the wagon with the model number P8977, which can be found on the bottom of the wagon. Consumers should take the wagon away from children and call Fisher-Price for a repair kit at (800) 432-5437 weekdays between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. EST.
Tri State Beef recalled 228,596 pounds of boneless beef products because they may be contaminated with e. coli, said the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service. Included in the recall are bins of Tri-State Beef Co. Boneless Beef that were produced between July 19 and July 22, 2011. The beef was sent to plants for further processing and distribution in Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Ohio, Iowa and Virginia. Because the products were shipped to stores they are subject to recall, even though they were fully cooked during processing and are no longer considered harmful. Consumers can call the company's attorney, Mark Fitch at (513) 731-8459.


  • Phil&teds USA recalled a total of 9,525 of Explorer and Hammerhead strollers in the United States and Canada because the brakes can fail. So far, no injuries have been reported, the CPSC said. The agency lists the serial numbers included in the recall. Consumers should stop using the strollers and call the company for upgraded brakes at (855) 652-9010 weekdays between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. EST.


  • Walmart recently warned its shoppers about papayas sold in its stores after the fresh fruit was possibly linked to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 97 people in 23 states.


  • Honeywell International recalled 77,000 electric baseboard and fan heater thermostats because they can overheat, melt and smoke. The CPSC said the company received 16 reports of thermostats melting. The agency lists the model numbers included in the recall. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled thermostats by setting the thermostats to 45 degrees or turning them off. Only models with a "B" in the model number have an off switch. Consumers should contact Honeywell for a free replacement. Call the company at (888) 235-7363 weekdays between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. EST.


  • Intercharm Inc. recalled Slimforte Slimming Capsules, Slimforte Slimming Coffee, and Botanical Slimming Soft Gel because they could contain the appetite suppressant Sibutramine, said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The agency lists the lot number included in the recall. So far, no one has gotten sick from taking the capsules. Consumers should return them to the store for a refund. Call the company at (323) 876-7441 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. EST.


  • Flying Food Group's Lawrenceville, Ga. plant recalled all of its sandwiches, parfaits, wraps, plates and salads because they could be contaminated with listeria, the FDA said. No one has reported getting sick from eating the prepared food. The plant makes products for Core-mark Atlanta Division, Race Trac and Starbucks. Core-mark Atlanta Division products were sold in Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Starbucks products were sold in Alabama and Georgia. Race Trac products were sold in Georgia. The FDA lists the products included in the recall. Consumers should return the food to the store for a refund. Call the company at (312) 243-2122, ext. 127 weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST.


  • Northwestern Meat Inc. recalled 6,240 pounds of frozen boneless beef products imported from Honduras that may contain the animal drug Ivermectin, the USDA said. Included in the recall are 60-pound cases of "C&D" brand bulk-packed cartons of boneless beef with a package code of "LOT. N60 146-11 A" or "LOT. N60 146-11 B" and a processing date of "26.05.11" all shown on the box label. Consumers can call the company at (305) 633-8112.


  • Ross Stores Inc. recalled 1,200 Acacia chairs because the chairs can collapse when sat on and the company has gotten five reports of the chairs collapsing, with four minor injuries, the CPSC said. The recalled chairs have a natural finish made of acacia wood with SKU number 400058432585 or 400058432608 printed on the price tag. Consumers should return the chairs for refunds. Call Ross at (877) 455-7677.


  • Prime-Line Products Co. Inc. recalled 37,000 safety latches and outlet covers because the screws on the safety latches and covers can come loose or break. No one has been hurt, the CPSC said. The agency lists the SKU and models numbers included in the recall. the latches and covers were sold in stores nationwide between October 2009 and June 2011. Consumers should call the company for a replacement kit at (855) 839-9555.


  • In another recall, Prime-Line Products recalled 8,000 bathtub non-slip pads because some pads don't stick. No one has been injured, the CPSC said. The recalled pads are whale-shaped and white. The CPSC lists the model number and SKU number included in the recall. Call the company for a refund.


  • Kohler Co. recalled 100 Purist, Pinstripe and Finial glass shower doors because the hinge panel can shatter. No one has been hurt, the CPSC said. The agency lists the product model numbers included in the recall. Consumers should call Kohler for a replacement hinge panel at (866) 782-6329 weekdays between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. EST.


  • GHSW recalled its fresh cut fruit products containing papaya because they could be contaminated with salmonella. The FDA said the products were sold in Texas. The agency lists the products and their UPC numbers included in the recall. No one has been sickened by eating the fruit. Consumers should return the fruit to the store for a refund. Call the company at (916) 844-1140 weekdays between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. EST.


  • Curly's Custom Meats recalled 33 pounds of teriyaki beef jerky because they may contain wheat in the spice blend that isn't listed on the label. The USDA lists the products included in the recall. Consumers can call the company at (937) 596-6518.


  • SHSCO Manufacturing LLC recalled products sold under the brands of Stanley's Home Made Sausage Co., Banat, Stanley's Home Made Polish Sausage Co. and Stanley's Jerky Co. because they were produced without federal inspection, the USDA said. The agency lists the products included in the recall. The products were sold in Arizona and Nevada. Consumers can call the company at (602) 432-4707.


  • Shata Trading Inc. recalled its Three Rivers Golden Raisins because they contain sulfites not listed on the label. The FDA said no one has gotten sick from eating the raisins, which were sold in New York. Consumers should return the raisins to the store for a refund. Call the company at (718) 369-7000.


  • Qualiherb recalled some of its dietary supplements because they contain ephedrine alkaloids, the FDA said. The agency lists the products and the item numbers included in the recall. Consumers should return the products to the company for a refund. Call the company at (800) 533-05907 weekdays between 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. EST.

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Taylor Backersville

We should be more careful for the good of our economy. Especially the goods that we provide for the people. Its obviously can make things go to worst if we don't act on this problems. http://backtaxessolutions.com

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