Thursday, April 28, 2011

April 2011 product recalls

April 2011 product recalls

April recalls
This month, products in your lunchbox, nursery and garage may have been recalled. Find out which goods didn't make the grade in April.
Food products
Organic Food Bar, Inc. is recalling many of its health food chocolate bars. Due to cross-contamination, the snacks might have a negative effect on individuals with restrictive diets. Find out if your bars were recalled.

Additional recalls:

Archer Farms ground turmeric (where's it found?) sold from June 2009 to February 2010; here's why.

Blueberry Cheesecake and Butter Pecan ice cream (which company?) with a 'Best By' date of 9/17/11 (which states?).

Mexicantown baked goods manufactured between June and December 2010, for ingredient issues.

About 2,939 cases of 9 oz. spinach bags from this manufacturer (check which use-by dates).

Select pastries from a Southern California bakery distributed from March 16 to 26; here's why.

Cottage Grove Farmhouse bakery (sold in which state?) recalled three varieties of bread (why?).
Children's gear
Arm's Reach recalled its infant bedside sleepers (how many?) because babies may face a risky night's sleep. How many reports have come in? The sleepers were sold in these stores from 1997 to 2001.

Additional recalls:

About 17,251 child car seats made by Britax (which style?) between April 2009 and May 2010; here's why.

About 13,792 Evenflo safety products (see which ones) made between November 2009 and April 2010; here's why.
Children's toys & clothing
Infantino's Troy the Activity Truck may present a risk. The toys were sold in stores (including these) between September 2009 and February 2011. About 1,900 have been recalled in Canada (how many in the U.S.?). Were any kids harmed?

Additional recalls:

About 29,000 Pampers Natural Pacifiers (which type only?) sold between April 2010 and February 2011; here's why.

More than 10,000 wrist rattles and 11,000 pairs of booties sold in the U.S. by this company; here's the flaw.

About 90,000 tween tops and dresses (here's the brand) sold between January and March were found to have tainted trimmings.

About 4,000 pairs of PJs by a high-end sleepwear brand sold in boutiques from January 2006 to October 2010; here's why.
OTC products
Johnson & Johnson has recalled about 57,000 bottles of Topamax (why's it prescribed?). Here's the reason.

Additional recalls:

AVNS Inc. recalled this male enhancement drug because of an unlisted active ingredient.

Medical supplies made by these two companies were found to have a serious flaw.
Meat & seafood products
This Minnesota-based brand called back nearly 55,000 pounds of its frozen turkey burgers (what was the reason?). Read about the health risks. The products were packaged on November 23, 2010 (check for this "use by" date).

Additional recalls:

Royal Sweet Bakery, Inc.'s herring in olive oil (which batches?) may contain spores that can lead to a serious illness.

A voluntary recall on all dried, shredded shrimp products (which twin brands?); here's why.

A Canadian company's seafood mousses and dips (they may be contaminated).

A limited amount of Chicken of the Sea goods (which product?) sold between November and December 2010 contain something they shouldn't; look for this UPC code.

8-oz. packs of Angelina Brand smoked round scad (what's that?) sold from 2009 to January 2011 are potentially contaminated.
Electrical items
Williams-Sonoma recalled 28,000 hot chocolate pots sold from October 2010 to January 2011 in the U.S. (where else?). The pots pose a burn risk (how?). Have there been any injuries?

Additional recalls:

About 20,000 lithium-ion batteries (used for what?) sold between June 2009 and November 2010 (which retailer?); here's why.

About 15,400 satellite communicators (which brand?) sold nationwide from July 2010 through March 2011; they can't withstand the elements.

About 69,900 stained glass soldering irons (which brand?) sold between August 2006 and May 2010; what's the glitch?

About 400 ADP unit heaters sold from September 2003 to April 2011; here's why.

About 440 garage heaters (who makes them?) sold from July 2004 to April 2011; why are they risky?
Ford has recalled nearly 1.2 million of their top-selling trucks (which model?) built for the 2004 through 2006 model years. What's their major defect? Officials have reported hundreds of mishaps (exactly how many?).

Additional recalls:

About 2,100 Chevrolet Cruze vehicles (which model year?); here's the defect.

About 4,300 2011 riding mowers (which brand?) because they pose this kind of risk.

Consumer products
Redken 5th Avenue NYC recalled 1 million cans of hair product (which one?) sold from January 1998 through February 2011. What was the problem?How many complaints did they receive?

Additional recalls:

About 19,000 tents (who's the exclusive retailer?) sold in January and February; what's wrong with them?

About 5,500 barbell brackets (which brand?) sold from March 2009 through December 2010; what's the risk?

A voluntary recall of about 15,500 Photon carabiners sold in February and March; here's why.

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