JFC International Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in “Hapi Pudding”

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Consumer:
1-800-633-1004
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 17, 2014 – JFC International Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is voluntarily recalling all lot codes of its 3-pack Hapi Pudding with a net weight of 8.46 ounces (UPC 11152 13417), because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the products.

The recalled product, “Hapi Pudding” was distributed nationwide to retail stores.

The product comes in a pack of three, weighing a total of 8.46 ounces, in clear plastic containers, with an orange and white seal on the top. The seal has the words “Hapi Pudding” with an image of a pudding. The 3 pack of pudding is plastic wrapped, with the product information found at the bottom of the product.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. Continue reading

New Hope Mills Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in New Hope Mills Gluten Free Chia Pancake and Waffle Mix

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Consumer:
315-252-2676

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 16, 2014 – New Hope Mills Manufacturing of Auburn, NY is recalling all Gluten Free Chia Pancake and Waffle Mix because it may contain undeclared soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

New Hope Mills Gluten Free Chia Pancake and Waffle Mix was distributed to distributors and retailers in NY, PA, NH, OK, and FL.

The affected product, New Hope Mills Gluten Free Chia Pancake and Waffle Mix, can be identified as a 16 OZ bag in a boxboard box. The box itself is primarily red and white, and includes on the front of box, the New Hope Mills logo along with a picture of the Chia Pancakes. The UPC code on the box reads “07470353012”. The boxes affected will have one of the following “Best By Dates” on the bottom of the box: 11/13/2014, 11/14/2014, 2/26/2015, 7/29/2015, 10/4/2015, 12/13/2015

No illnesses have been reported to date. Continue reading

Hospira Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of One Lot Of 1% Lidocaine HCI Injection, USP 10 MG Per ML, 30 ML Single-Dose. Preservative-Free, Due To Particulate Matter

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Consumer:
1-800-615-0187

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 16, 2014 – LAKE FOREST, Ill., – Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), announced today it will initiate a voluntary recall of one lot of 1% Lidocaine HCI for Injection, USP, 10 mg per mL, 30 mL Single-dose, Preservative-Free (NDC 0409-4279-02; Lot 40-316-DK, Expiry 1APRIL2016) to the user level due to a confirmed customer report of particulate in a single unit. Hospira has identified the particulate as a human hair, embedded in and attached to a pinched area of the stopper. To date, Hospira has not received reports of any adverse events associated with this issue for this lot.

In the unlikely event that the particulate breaks and pieces are able to pass through the intravenous catheter, injected particulate material may result in local inflammation, phlebitis, and/or low-level allergic response to the particulate or microembolic effects. If the solution with particulate is administered via caudal or lumbar epidural route using appropriate technique, particulate material injected into the epidural space may result in local inflammation, mechanical disruption of tissue, or immune response to the particulate

This lot was distributed nationwide from May 2014 through June 2014. Hospira has initiated an investigation to determine the root cause and corrective and preventive actions.

Anyone with an existing inventory of the recalled lot should stop use and distribution and quarantine the product immediately. This recall is being carried out to the medical facility/retail level (both human and veterinary). Please notify all users in your facility. If you have further distributed the recalled product please notify any accounts or additional locations which may have received the recalled product from you and instruct them if they have redistributed the product to notify their accounts, locations or facilities to the medical facility/retail level. In addition, customers should inform potential users of these products in their organizations of this notification. Hospira will be notifying its direct customers via a recall letter and will arrange for impacted product to be returned to Stericycle. For additional assistance, call Stericycle at 1-877-546-5069 between the hours of 8am to 5pm ET, Monday through Friday.

For clinical inquiries, please contact Hospira using the information provided below. Continue reading

Briggs & Stratton Recalls Snapper Rear Engine Riding Mowers Due to Injury Hazard (Recall Alert)

Recall Summary

Name of product: Brigg & Stratton Snapper Rear Engine Riding Mower

Hazard:

Weld on drive axle can fail resulting in loss of brake control, posing an injury hazard.

Consumer Contact: Briggs & Stratton Corporation at (800) 935-2967 from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.Briggsandstratton.com and click on “Recall Alert Notice” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 8,500

Description

This recall involves six models of Briggs & Stratton Snapper Rear Engine Riding Mowers. The mowers are red with a black fuel tank, steering wheel and seat. The name Snapper is printed on both sides of the mower. The model and serial numbers are on a label on the engine platform under the right side of the seat. The following models and serial number ranges are included.

 

Model Number Serial Number Range
7800918 2016447188 – 2016485206
7800920 2016443919 – 2016568930
7800932 2016462619 – 2016481454
7800950 2016611952 – 2016766052
7800951 2016624456 – 2016765000
7800954 2016603229 – 2016775752
Incidents/Injuries

Briggs & Stratton has received two reports of brake failure, related to failed weld. No injuries have been reported. Continue reading

American Honda Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

Recall Summary

Name of product: Recreational off-highway vehicles

Hazard:

Vegetation and debris can accumulate on the middle skid plate and make contact with the vehicle’s exhaust system. Dried debris can ignite, resulting in smoke or fire.

Consumer Contact: American Honda toll-free at (888) 888-3139 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.powersports.honda.com and click on Product Recall Information at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 15,400

Description

This recall involves all models of the 2014 Honda Pioneer 700 recreational off-highway vehicle (ROV). ROVs are motorized off-road vehicles with a steering wheel, gas and brake pedals, bucket or bench seats, seat belts and an occupant protection structure. The recalled vehicles came in two-seat and four-seat models and were black with camouflage, olive or red hood and trim pieces. “HONDA” is on the front grill and rear tail gate. “Pioneer 700” appears on a tab on the sides of the vehicle just behind the driver’s and front passenger’s seats.  The model and serial numbers are on a certification label affixed to the top rear of the driver’s side front wheel well. The following model numbers and serial number ranges are being recalled:

 

Model Number Serial Number Range (All begin with 1HF) Number of Seats
SXS 700M2 2AC VE0225E4000006 to VE022XE4006304 2
SXS 700M2 4AC VE0284E4000003 to VE0284E4001202 2
SXS 700M4 AC VE0204E4000013 to VE020XE4006849 4
SXS 700M4 3AC VE0268E4000004 to VE0269E4001503 4
Incidents/Injuries

Honda has received reports of 10 incidents involving fires resulting from vegetation and debris accumulating on the middle skid plate and making contact with the vehicle’s exhaust system. No injuries were reported. Continue reading