“Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A., of Foothill Ranch, Calif., on Aug. 10 recalled about 15,000 all-terrain vehicles because their fuel tap can leak, which poses a fire hazard, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced. The recalled ATVs are 2013-2017 KFX50 and 2012-2017 KFX90 four-wheeled vehicles.
According to CPSC, the company has received 18 reports of fuel leakage from the vehicles’ fuel tap. No injuries have been reported. Customers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and should contact Kawasaki for a free repair. They can contact Kawasaki toll-free at 866-802-9381 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT weekdays or visit www.Kawasaki.com and click on “Recalls” for more information.
The vehicles were sold by Kawasaki dealers nationwide from October 2011 through May 2017 for between $2,000 and $2,600.”
“iPhone cases distributed by MixBin Electronics have been recalled due to a risk of skin irritation and burns. The liquid suspending the glitter inside the case may leak, causing harm.
Customers who purchased these cases are entitled to a refund. This recall includes more than 263,000 cases sold in the U.S. for the iPhone 6, 6S, and 7, sold by MixBin and other retailers including Amazon, Nordstrom Rack, Tory Burch, Henri Bendel, and Victoria’s Secret.”
“FYI – A 21 JUL 2017 safety recall has been issued by Genie Industries for certain aerial lifts. (The Genie Safety Notice is also attached – PDF file.) Genie Industries has found that weld debris in the boom tubes could lead to premature and excessive wear of the upper wear pads. This excessive wear can lead to potential damage to the boom tubes and could cause the platform to drop. Please share this information with your contractors and industry colleagues.”
:Tyson Foods Inc., is recalling approximately 2.5 million pounds of ready-to-eat breaded chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products could contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.
The RTE breaded chicken items were produced and packaged on various dates from Aug. 17, 2016 through Jan.14, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: (View Labels).
To see the full list of affected products, visit the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) website.
Consumers with questions about this recall can contact Christina Self, Supervisor-Consumer Relations, at (866) 328-3156. Media with questions about the recall can contact, Caroline Ahn, Communications Manager, at (312) 614-6047.
Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 AM to 6 PM (ET) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.”
“Pinnacle Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling all “Best By” dates of Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes, Frozen Waffles & Frozen French Toast Slices distributed nationally in the United States and one product into Mexico because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported. The products are being recalled as a precautionary measure given the health and safety of our consumers is our top priority. Pinnacle Foods initiated the recall after testing indicated the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the plant environment. We are working in coordination with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on this recall.
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 miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.”
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“Unilever is voluntarily recalling a limited number of boxes of Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Fudge Brownie Pint Slices, which may inadvertently contain Vanilla Peanut Butter Cup Pint Slices. Although the slices were individually wrapped and identified as Vanilla Peanut Butter Cup Pint Slices, the ingredient peanut butter (containing the known allergen peanut), is undeclared on the outer product packaging. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product.
This limited voluntary recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).”
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“McCain Foods USA, Inc. has announced it is recalling frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with golf ball materials, according to a news release. Products impacted include the Roundy’s Brand and the Harris Teeter Brand.
The products were distributed to Illinois, Wisconsin, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia and Maryland.
No injuries have been reported from consumption of the product.”
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“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a recall on 13 lot numbers of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. This recall is due to the potential that they may contain a defective part that could result in the failure of these devices to activate.
Check the side end of your package for the lot number. The recalled products were manufactured by Meridian Medical Technologies and distributed by Mylan Specialty, and were distributed between Dec. 17, 2015, and July 1, 2016.
Consumers who have EpiPens from lot numbers that are not included in this recall do not need to replace their EpiPen prior to its expiration date.
See the complete list of recall lot numbers for EpiPen and EpiPen Jr.”
The products were produced on December 30, 2016, and were shipped in California, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Wyoming. Two customer complaints informed the company that foreign materials, such as pieces of rubber with white plastic, were found in its ready-to-eat beef products.”
OHS news release is available here.
Also USDA report is available here.
OK Food, Inc., an Oklahoma City, Okla. establishment, is recalling approximately 933,272 pounds of breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The ready-to-eat (RTE) breaded chicken items were produced on various dates from Dec. 19, 2016 through March 7, 2017. A list of the products subject to recall can be found here PDF | View Labels.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-7092” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations and institutions nationwide.
The problem was discovered on March 21, 2017 after OK Foods Inc. received five consumer complaints stating that metal objects were found in the ready-to-eat chicken products and by FSIS inspection personnel during verification activities. After an internal investigation, the firm identified the affected product and determined that the objects in all the complaints came from metal conveyor belting.”
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