Category Archives: Recalls

Some frozen California Pizza Kitchen and DiGiorno pizzas recalled

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The Nestle Pizza Co. in Wisconsin, has issued a recall for some of their frozen pizza brands citing the revelation that plastic pieces were found in some of their DiGiorno and California Pizza Kitchen brands. Although there have been no reports of serious injury, the company is concerned the plastic edges could be sharp and […]

Bumble Bee tuna recall

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Bumble Bee Food, LLC announced on Wednesday that they are issuing a voluntarily recall of some of their 5 ounce cans of tuna. The recall was issued after concerns of quality control issues were revealed. Apparently some of the cans were not properly sealed or seamed in the manufacturing process, leaving the possibility open for […]

Kellogg Special K recalled for glass fragments

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Kellogg’s has issued a recall over the potential for dangerous contamination inside some of their Special K Red Berries cereal. Kellogg Co. is recalling the Special K Red Berries series because there’s a possibility the products may contain glass fragments. Although Kellogg Co. claims there have been no reports of glass fragments found in the […]

Baby Jogger City Versa stroller recalled

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada in cooperation with Baby Jogger LLC has issued a recall of  City Versa™ jogging strollers. The stroller is being recalled as a result of a reported six cases where the folding mechanism’s failed to lock. No injuries have been reported however. The strollers were manufactured between May 15 and […]

Trader Joe's issues massive recall of 'Butter Chicken with Basmati Rice'

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Organic food retailer, Trader Joe’s, has announced a large scale recall of almost 5,000 pound of their store brand Butter Chicken with Basmati Rice on Friday. The ready to eat (RTE) product product was pulled from distribution last week over concerns of Listeria monocytogenes. The USDA issued a news release on Friday which stated: The U.S. […]

Recall: Kellogg's Frosted Mini Wheats Bite Size

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Some packages of Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size, Original Mini-Wheat and Kellogg’s Cereal Assortment Jumbo Pack (30 count) have been recalled per an announcement made by the Kellogg Company on Wednesday. The voluntary recall was issued following the company’s belief that some of the packages may contain metal mesh fragments. Apparently a machine part on […]

Trader Joe's peanut butter and almond butter recalled

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Peanut butter made by Sunland Inc. and sold at Trader Joes and some other national chains, has been recalled for its ties to a recent salmonella outbreak. The creamy, salted Valencia peanut butter and almond butter is reportedly linked to salmonella illnesses reported by people in 18 states between June 11 and September 2, 2012. […]

Recall: Bumbo baby seats

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Warning: Babies have fallen from Bumbo floor seats and suffered fractured skullsThe Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced today that 4 million Bumbo baby seats have been recalled after reports of up to 50 babies becoming injured after falling off the seat. Of those injured, nearly two dozen of them were severely injured, suffering from […]

Peg Perego recalls strollers after near-strangulations and one death

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  Peg Perego has recalled thousands of strollers due to the rush of children becoming trapped between the trays on the stroller and strangled. The recall is for almost 223,000 strollers, which includes Venezia and Pliko-P3 strollers made between January 2004 and September 2007. Only stroller with a tray and one cup holder are part of the […]

Dole recalls bagged salad because of possible Salmonella

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756 cases of bagged salad are being recalled by Dole because they could be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled bags of Seven Lettuces salads were distributed in Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Florida, Alabama, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin. Dole Food Co. says that the bags are being recalled […]

Push 'N Snap cabinet locks recalled

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If you think your keeping your children’s prying hands away from dangerous objects through those Safety 1st Push ‘N Snap cabinet locks you have around the house, think again. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of nearly one million locks on Thursday after receiving 200 reports that the locks don’t adequately secure the cabinets they […]

Gerber 'Good Start' gentle powder infant formula recalled

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The powder version of the popular Gerber ‘Good Start’ Gentle infant formula has been recalled due to gastrointestinal problems and complaints of a foul odor. Remaining cans of the recalled batch are being pulled from retailers shelves today. Parents are encouraged to check their stock to cross reference batch numbers and expiration dates: Batch: GXP1684 […]

Infant Tylenol recalled, bottle design problems

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Johnson & Johnson is recalling it’s entire lot of grape flavored Infants’ Tylenol due to product design problems. The voluntary recall was issued after J&J received numerous complaints about their newly designed, plastic syringe which was supposed to prevent parents from over-medicating their babies. When parents bought concentrated suspension drops, they automatically thought the dose […]

Recall: Britax Chaperone infant car seat

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall by Britax on some of their Chaperone Infant Child Restraint systems. The NHTSA found during testing that if a harness adjuster detaches from the seat, a child might not be properly restrained. Britax is offering replacement kits for free. Kits were made available starting February […]

Birth control pill recall: Lo/Ovral-28 tabs and generics taken off market

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One million packs of Lo/Ovral-28 and their generics have been taken off pharmacy shelves today after the company announced that numerous lots had pills which were mixed up within their blister packs and out of order. This could potentially lead to an unwanted pregnancy as hormone pills and non-hormone pills were inter-mixed. It’s possible that […]

IKEA high chairs recalled

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169,000 infant high chairs sold at IKEA have been recalled from the U.S. and Canada133, 000 US. and 36,000 Canadian IKEA ANTILOP high chairs have been recalled due to seat restraint safety concerns. There have been eight reports in which young children sustained minor injuries after the safety belt unexpectedly opened on its own. The […]

Build-A Bear Recall: 'Colorful Hearts' eyes pose choking hazard

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300,000 bears recalled due to weak fabric around eyesJust before Christmas the Consumer Product Safety Commission along with Build-A-Bear, announced they were recalling over a quarter million stuffed animals. The affected ‘Colorful Hearts’ bears were sold beginning in April of 2011 through December in the United States and Canada.  The stuffed animal is about 16 inches high […]

Walmart pulls infant formula from shelves after baby's death

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Wal-Mart has admitted to pulling a batch of powdered infant formula from stores across the nation after a Missouri newborn became gravely ill with a suspected infection and died. Dianna Gee, a  Wal-Mart spokeswoman, said Wednesday that the move is cautionary, pending the investigation conducted by health official into the death of 10-day-old Avery Cornett of Lebanon, Missouri. The boy was […]

Ford Milan recall: Wheels may fall off

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The popular Mercury sedan is the subject of a recall involving 129,000 carsThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced on its website that the 2010 and 2011 models of Ford’s Mercury Milan may fall off while driving. Ford has recalled 128,616 vehicles, due to faulty wheel studs that can fracture and cause the vehicle […]

Grape tomato recall after salmonella detected

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Rio Queen Citrus detected the bacteria in tomatoes grown by Front Row Produce, according to the FDAFront Row Produce of St. Louis is recalling grape tomatoes after random testing revealed the presence of salmonella. Packages of 10 ounce pints as well as 10 pound bulk tomatoes distributed by Rio Queen Citrus of Mission Texas are […]

Craisins recall: Metal fragments found in product

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Ocean Spray announced the recall the day after ThanksgivingOcean Spray has initiated a voluntary recall of various packages of its Craisins as a “precautionary measure”, due to tiny metal strands found in the product. To date, no reports of injury have been reported, and in a press release, Ocean Spray states that the hair-like metal […]

Smucker's chunky peanut butter recalled

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Possible salmonella riskWith a name like Smucker’s, it may be salmonella. The J.M. Smucker Company has issued a recall on certain batches of its Natural Peanut Butter Chunky over concerns that it may contain the salmonella bacteria. Salmonella infection can lead to serious illness and even death, especially in the highest consumer group of peanut […]

5,000 Pounds of pine nuts recalled due to possible Salmonella

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration says that the Wegmans supermarket chain is recalling 5,000 pounds of pine nuts from Turkey due to possible salmonella contamination. The FDA said that the pine nuts are linked to at least 43 cases of salmonellosis in California, New York, New Jersey,  Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia, citing information from the […]

Kraft recalls Velveeta Shells and Cheese

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Kraft Foods Inc. has issued a recall for several types of its Velveeta Shells & Cheese single-serve microwaveable cups. Apparently, small, thin pieces of wire bristle may be in the cups. 137,000 Cases of the products affected by the recall were shipped to customers across the U.S. (but not Canada). Kraft, the country’s largest food maker (which hopes to split into […]

Romaine lettuce recalled due to possible listeria contamination

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True Leaf Farms is recalling 90 cartons of chopped romaine lettuce. The California-based company fears the lettuce may be contaminated with listeria, though there have been no related illnesses reported. Listeria has been in the news lately because of an unrelated outbreak linked to cantaloupes grown in Colorado, an outbreak which has infected 72 people across 18 […]