One brand of some snack foods are recalled over possible contamination.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Monday, April 1, 2013
Missing ingredient on the label of some nutrition bars can cause some people problems.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Bags of flour are being recalled because they may contain small blue polyurethane balls.
Check your kitchen if you buy King Arthur flour. The company is recalling certain 5 pound bags due to the possible presence of small (7-9 mm) blue polyurethane balls, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reports. The balls are used during the sifting process. The balls are made from food-grade material, measure about half the diameter of a dime and are easily seen due to their blue color, according to King Arthur Flour. The recalled flour is: and Recalled products can be returned for a full refund. For more information on the recall, call the King Arthur Flour Consumer Hotline at (866) 797-9178, Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Eight different types of bread are being recalled due to a faulty screen.
The Bimbo Bakeries companies are voluntarily recalling select bread products due to the possible presence of flexible wire in the bread caused by a faulty screen at a third party flour mill, according to a release from the company. Multiple products with "Best By" dates prior to and including Feb. 20 are being recalled in Pennsylvania, including the following: According to the release, consumers who have purchased the recalled product can return the product to its place of purchase for a full refund. For questions and concerns, call 1-800-984-0989 at any time 24 hours a day.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Organic baby spinach being recalled may be contaminated with Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli.
Taylor Farms Retail is voluntarily recalling select Organic Baby Spinach products with the potential to be contaminated with Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli, or EHEC, according to a news release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. EHEC is a strain of E. coli. Symptoms of the diseases caused by EHEC include abdominal cramps and diarrhea that may in some cases progress to bloody diarrhea. Fever and vomiting may also occur. Multiple products are being recalled, but the only one sold in Pennsylvania and included in the recall is Taylor Farms Organ Baby Spinach 16 oz. trays. The UPC Number is 0-30223-04780-3 and the Best By date is 2/24/2013. The FDA reports that no other product codes or code dates are affected by the recall. What …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Three consumers reported finding glass in their ravioli.
The following information is provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Nestlé Prepared Foods Company today announced the voluntary recall of two production codes of LEAN CUISINE® Culinary Collection Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli, UPC 13800-58358. The production codes are 2311587812 and 2312587812; the “best before date” appears as DEC 2013. The voluntary recall is limited to these two days of production, which were distributed nationwide. No other production dates, sizes or varieties of LEAN CUISINE products are affected by this recall. The reason for the recall is that the meal may contain fragments of glass. Nestlé is taking this action after three consumers reported they had found small fragments of glass in the ravioli portion of…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Gold Coast Fresh Crab Spread has been pulled due to possible contamination by listeria monocytogenes.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Columbia Sportswear is recalling electric heated jackets for burn hazards.
Columbia Sportswear is recalling seven models of of men's and women's 2012 Columbia Omni-Heat electric heated jackets for burn hazards. The heated inner wrist cuffs can overheat, posing a burn hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. No incidents of the jackets overheating have been reported in the US, however, there has been reports of one incident in Europe and one in Canada. The following style numbers and names are being recalled: MENS Circuit Breaker™ II Jacket SM7051 Electro AMP™ Jacket SM7061 Electro™ Interchange Jacket SM7886 Electric Big Game™ Interchange Jacket HM7198 WOMENS …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Children's Triaminic and Theraflu Warming Relief Syrups are being recalled because the child resistance caps have been reported to not close properly.
Approximately 2.3 million units of children's Triaminic cough syrups and Theraflu Warming Relief Syrups are being recalled because the child-resistance caps can "fail to function properly and enable the cap to be removed by a child with the tamper-evident seal in place, posing a risk of unintentional ingestion and poisoning" according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission recall. There are 24 types of the two products included in the recall. A complete list can be found here: www.novartisOTC.com. There have been 12 reports of children unscrewing the caps and four reports of children ingesting the product. According to the CPSC, one child required medical attention. The cough medications were sold at food, drug, mass merchandise and …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
The Mattress Cloud mattresses are being recalled.
The Mattress Cloud mattresses are being recalled due to violation of Federal Flammability Standards. The mattresses were sold at mattress and furniture stores in PA, NJ, and NY between August 2011 through January 2012. "This recall involves Mattress Cloud new and renovated (rebuilt) twin, full, queen and king mattresses sets. The mattresses were sold in a variety of colors and fabrics," according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission recall. "The recall involves all Mattress Cloud mattresses manufactured prior to January 25, 2012. Some mattress tags have no date printed on them which are included in the recall." Consumers should stop using the mattress and contact The Mattress Cloud to receive a free replacement and to arrange for …