Month: March 2015

Contact:
Consumer:
(800)-898-1048

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 31, 2015 — Orange, CT — Aurora Products, Inc. is expanding its voluntary nationwide recall of certain lots of NATURAL WALNUTS and TRAIL MIXES CONTAINING WALNUTS, to include one additional Private Label branded customer and to clarify the name of two products previously recalled. Products are being recalled because they have the potential to contain Salmonella which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The expanded recall covers product that was distributed to one retail store located in New York City.

No illnesses have been reported to date. (more…)

Recall Summary

Name of product: Goalie masks and replacement wire cages.

Hazard:

The metal wires on the cages can break, posing a facial impact or laceration hazard.

Consumer Contact: Bauer Hockey toll-free at (844) 448-4246 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.bauer.com and click on “Titanium Cage Recall” for more information.

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

Units

About 1,200 in the U.S. and 1,300 in Canada.

Description

This recall involves cages on the Concept C1 Goal Mask with Certified Titanium Oval Wire and the NME 10 Goal Mask with Certified Titanium Oval Wire, and the RP NME Ti Titanium Replacement Cage. The Concept C1 and NME 10 goalie masks were sold in black or white with a titanium wire cage that attaches to the mask with two screws on each side of the mask.  The Concept C1 mask is a Senior mask in sizes S/M and M/L.  “Concept C1” is printed at the top of the shell.  A sticker inside the shell at the jaw also lists the model and size. The NME 10 Goal Mask is a Senior mask in sizes Fit 1, Fit 2, and Fit 3.  “NME10” is printed at the top of the shell.  A sticker inside the shell at the jaw also lists the model and size. The RP NME Ti Titanium Cage is a replacement cage intended for the Concept C1 and NME 10 goalie masks.  A side plate reads “Bauer Titanium Oval Wire” and “RPNME Ti Sr.”

Incidents/Injuries

Bauer Hockey has received nine reports of wire breakage, one in the U.S. and eight in Canada.  Lacerations were reported in three of the Canadian incidents and the one U.S. incident. (more…)

Recall Summary

Name of product: Blinds To Go custom-made window shades

Hazard:

The shade’s chain or cord loop can slip out of the hold-down device, posing a strangulation hazard for small children.

Consumer Contact: Call Blinds To Go customer service at (800) 254-6377 from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET on Sunday, or visit www.blindstogo.com and click on “Child Safety Update” under Customer Service at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 200,000

Description

The recalled custom-made shades have a hold-down device for the cord that is a clear, P-shaped plastic hook. The cord or chain loop of the window shades clips into the device. The hook is screwed to the side of the wall or window during installation. It was shipped with the Blinds To Go custom-made roller shades with Sidewinders; Smartlift pleated and cellular shades; Panel Tracks shades and Serenity shades.

Incidents/Injuries

None. (more…)

Recall Summary

Name of product: Gas water heaters

Hazard:

On units with a space between the bottom of the water tank and the combustion chamber, the flame arrestor or flame arrestor plate can fail, posing a risk of fire or explosion if flammable liquids or gases are nearby.

Consumer Contact: Giant at (800) 363-9354 anytime or online at www.giantinc.com then click on Recall Information for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 240

Description

This recall involves atmospherically vented propane and natural gas water heaters in 30, 40, 50 and 60 gallon capacities. The recalled water heaters are white with a red “Giant” logo decal on the front. The water heaters have a nameplate near the gas valve with the model number, date of manufacture and serial number. Recalled water heaters have the following model number and have a serial number within the following ranges:

Model Serial Number Range
UG30‐30MF‐N2U‐US A7093000, A7176930 to A7176932
UG40‐32LF‐P1U‐US
A7125009 to A7125069
A7129350 to A7129373
A7136418 to A7136422
A7170513 to A7170522
A7170524 to A7170527
A7177431
A7182196 to A 7182283
UG50‐36LF‐P1U‐US A 7120387
UG50‐40LF‐N1U‐US
A7120400 to A7120417
A7121718 to A7121722
A7147644 to A7147651
A7181128 to A7181133
Incidents/Injuries

None reported (more…)

Contact:
Consumer:
(800)-898-1048

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 27, 2015 — Orange, CT — Aurora Products, Inc. is expanding its voluntary nationwide recall of certain lots of NATURAL WALNUTS and TRAIL MIXES CONTAINING WALNUTS, because they have the potential to contain Salmonella which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Product was distributed nationwide through retail stores. Product was also distributed in Canada and Bermuda.

No illnesses have been reported to date. (more…)

Contact:
Consumer:
1-800-645-9048

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 27, 2015 – Islip, NY – All lots of Silver Lake brand Easter Egg Cookies, NET WT. 8 OZ (226g), have been voluntarily recalled due to undeclared egg (Allergen) in the ingredients. For people who have an allergy or a severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these cookies. The cookies are safe for consumption by those who do not have egg allergies.

The recalled Easter Egg Cookies were primarily sold to supermarkets in the following states: MN, WI, NY, GA, IL, CT, PA, MA, and IN.

There are no reported illnesses to date associated with this recall. (more…)

Contact:
Consumer:
1-732-650-1300 Ext 222

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 27, 2015 — Best Foods Inc. 75 Midvale Rd Edison, NJ 08817 is recalling its 7 ounce packages of Deer Brand Raisin Golden because they contain undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The consumption of 10 milligrams of sulfites per serving has been reported to elicit severe reactions in some asthmatics. Anaphylactic shock could occur in certain sulfite sensitive individuals upon ingesting 10 milligrams or more of sulfites.

Deer Brand Raisin Golden 7 ounce packages were distributed in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode island, Maine, and New Hampshire, and have reached consumers through retail stores.

The product comes in 7 ounce clear and yellow plastic packages. Some of the packages are marked with UPC number 714760029255.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspector revealed the presence of sulfites in the 7 ounce package of Deer Brand Raisin Golden which were not declared on the label.

No illnesses or allergic reaction involving this product have been reported to date. (more…)

Recall Summary

Name of product: Children’s Pajamas and Robes

Hazard:

The pajamas and robes fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Consumer Contact: Lands’ End toll-free at (800) 300-7487 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. CT daily or email customercare@landsend.com. Consumers can also visit the firm’s website at www.landsend.com and click on “Recall and Safety Info” for more information, including photos of all styles and colors.

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Recall Details

Units

About 173,000

Description

This recall involves 25 styles of boys, girls and toddler sleep sets, sleepers, pants, nightgowns and robes sold in 100% polyester fleece or knit. The garments were sold in sizes 3 months to 16 (girls) and 20 (boys), and in various colors and patterns. The style number is printed on a tag affixed to the garments’ neck, waist or side seam. Style numbers included in the recall are:

 

Style Number – Description
434255  TODDLER GIRL LONG SLEEVE SOLID FLEECE HOODED ROBE
439935  BOY KNIT SLEEP PANT SET
441286  LITTLE BOY KNIT SLEEP PANT SET
441540  TODDLER BOY KNIT SLEEP PANT SET
444983  TODDLER BOY FLEECE PAJAMA SET
444986  TODDLER BOY FLEECE SLEEP PANT
444991  TODDLER BOY FULL ZIP FLEECE SLEEPER
444999  TODDLER BOY HOOD FLEECE PRINTED ROBE
445595  TODDLER BOY SOLID HOODED FLEECE ROBE
445927  TODDLER GIRL SLEEP FLEECE SET
445930  INFANT LONG SLEEVE FULL-ZIP FLEECE SLEEPER
445933  TODDLER GIRL PRINT HOODED FLEECE ROBE
447284  BOY FLEECE OPEN BTM PAJAMA SET
447285  BOY FLEECE SLEEP PANT
447286  BOY FULL ZIP FLEECE SLEEPER
447287  BOY PRINT HOODED FLEECE ROBE
447288  BOY SOLID HOODED FLEECE ROBE
447352  GIRL LONG SLEEVE FLEECE SHIRRED GOWN
447353  GIRL LONG SLEEVE FULL-ZIP FLEECE SLEEPER
447354  GIRL LONG SLEEVE PRINT HOODED FLEECE ROBE
447357 GIRL KNIT SLEEP TOP
447359  GIRL LONG SLEEVE SOLID FLEECE HOODED ROBE
447361  GIRL SLEEP FLEECE PANT
447362  GIRL SLEEP FLEECE SET
448521  TODDLER GIRL LONG SLEEVE FLEECE GOWN
Incidents/Injuries

None reported. (more…)

Class III Recall 052-2015
Mar 25, 2015

Congressional and Public Affairs
Katherine Scheidt
(202) 720-9113

 

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2015 – Viz Cattle, a Irvine, California establishment, is recalling approximately 6,082 pounds of flap meat due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products do not list ingredients on the product label; however the product does not contain any undeclared allergens or ingredients of public health concern.

The flap meat beef product was produced on various dates between February 19 and February 26, 2015 and March 2 and March 4, 2015. The following product is subject to recall: [View Label (PDF Only)]

  • 30-lb. cardboard boxes containing “FLAP MEAT TB.”

The products subject to recall bear the shipping marks “MXLS0020” or “MXLS0014” and “TIF 120” inside the Mexican Mark of Inspection.  These items were shipped for institutional use to locations in California.

The problem was discovered during a routine label review when an inspector noticed that the product lacked an ingredient statement.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. (more…)

Contact:
Consumer:
510-429-0356

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 24, 2015 — Hayward, CA. Carmel Food Group today issued a voluntary recall of certain Rising Moon Organics frozen Ravioli items, because of possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

The frozen ravioli products were produced with organic spinach which was found in test results performed by the spinach supplier to show the presence of Listeria. The recall was initiated when it was discovered that certain lots of the listed items were produced with the ingredient in question.

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriage and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Although the company is not aware of illnesses associated with this product, we are taking this precautionary action. Items & Sell By dates included in the recall are listed in the table: (more…)