Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Hannaford is recalling Gourmet Oatmeal Raisin Cookies and Gourmet Cookie Platters due to nuts not listed on the products' packaging.
Hannaford Supermarkets have announced a recall for two brands of cookies due to nuts not listed on packaging labels. The affected items are Anyone with nut allergies should stay clear of these products until further notice. All affected products have been removed from store shelves. Consumers may return the product to any Hannaford store for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (800) 213-9040.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The cans "do not meet the company's standards for seal tightness," which could lead to illness, according to the FDA.
Bumble Bee Foods has issued a voluntary recall of cans of 5-ounce Chunk White Albacore and Chunk Light Tuna because “the products do not meet the company’s standards for seal tightness,” according to the FDA. The products were distributed for retail sale between Jan. 17 and Feb. 28, 2013. “Loose seals or seams could result in product contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens and lead to illness if consumed. There have been no reports to date of any illness associated with these products,” said the FDA. Bumble Bee Foods SVP of Technical Services and Corporate Quality Assurance Steve Mavity said: “Due to can integrity concerns, our top priority at this time is to remove these recalled products from distribution as soon as possible. We…
Sunday, March 10, 2013
The recall includes Chicken of the Sea brand 5-ounce cans of chunk white albacore tuna in water.
A second major brand of tuna has recalled some of its products because of issues with the cans, which could lead to contamination. Tri-Union Seafoods voluntarily recalled some of its Chicken of the Sea brand 5-ounce cans of chunk white albacore tuna in water, according to the FDA. “The seams on the lids of the cans do not meet the standard for seam quality. Cans that do not meet seam standards could result in product contamination by spoilage organisms or by pathogens, which could lead to illness if consumed,” reported the FDA. There have not been any reported illnesses connected to this recall, said the FDA. The product was sold in single cans between Feb. 4-27, 2013. The UPC code is 0 48000 03355 0 and the Best By date is printed on the …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A number of name brands are included in the recall.
The FDA announced a major recall of pet products that affects a number of brands. Kasel Associated Industries of Denver is voluntarily recalling all products manufactured at its Denver facility from April 20, 2012 to Sept. 19, 2012 because of possible Salmonella contamination. The brands included in the recall are Boots & Barkley, BIXBI, Nature’s Deli, Colorado Naturals, Petco, and Best Bully Stick items, according to the FDA. The FDA reported that Kasel has not received any reports of illnesses because of the possible contamination. According to the FDA: Salmonella can sicken animals that eat these products and humans are at risk for salmonella poisoning from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Consumers can get a replacement coupon for the product.
Cereal giant Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling three sizes of its Kellogg’s Special K Red Berries cereal because of the possibility of glass fragments in the cereal. According to Kellogg’s: The food affected by the recall can be identified with the following information: 11.2-ounce package - UPC Code 38000 59923 - Better if Used Before: DEC 02 2013 KNC 105 00:13 through DEC 02 2013 KNC 105 02:30 22.4-ounce twin pack - UPC Code 38000 78356 - Better if Used Before: - NOV 30 2013 KNA 105 07:00 to NOV 30 2013 KNA 105 08:51 - NOV 30 2013 KNB 105 15:00 to NOV 30 KNB 105 17:05 37-ounce package - UPC Code 38000 20940 - Better if Used Before: NOV 30 2013 KNB 107 17:31 to NOV 30 2013 KNB 107 20:05 If …
Friday, February 1, 2013
The recall is due in part to fears over Listeria contamination.
Whole Foods Market is announcing a recall cold smoked and sliced Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon (UPC:99482 40880 0) in 18 states, including Massachusetts. The recall is due in part to fears the item may have been contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes, an organism which can cause a sometimes fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems as well as high fever, severe headaches, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea in healthy individuals and miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women. No illnesses have been reported from the product to date. Whole Foods is requesting that customers should dispose of the product in the garbage and wash their hands immediately to avoid any …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Manufacturing problems also left the CVS locations across the country with a limited supply of the pain reliever.
A manufacturing problem at Tylenol parent Johnson & Johnson has left many area CVS stores without the popular pain reliever, although supplies are slowly returning to the Boston Road location. During a check last week, the store had gotten new supplies of Tylenol Extra Stregnth (pictured, in aisle 13) of its own brand of Acetaminophen. A CVS spokesman told Reuters that CVS will try to have Tylenol in stores in each market, but will not be able to stock every store. Tylenol has battled manufacturing issues for years, and that's led to customers being more comfortable taking private-label versions of Acetaminophen, which is Tylenol's chemical name. Also from the Reuters report: In 2009, before the recalls started, Tylenol had 56 percent of …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Rock 'n Play Sleeper sold at mass merchandise stores nationwide and online since September 2009 for between $50 and $85.
Tuesday, January 15
Information provided by The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should immediately inspect this product and stop using it if mold is found. Units currently in retail stores are not included in this recall to inspect. Name of Product: Newborn Rock 'n Play Sleeper™ Units: About 800,000 units Importer: Fisher-Price Inc., of East Aurora, N.Y Hazard: Mold can develop between the removable seat cushion and the hard plastic frame of the sleeper when it remains wet/moist or is infrequently cleaned, posing a risk of exposure to mold to infants sleeping in the product. The CPSC …
Monday, December 10, 2012
The grocer has voluntarily recalled 240 cartons of a frozen chicken and rice meal due to possible listeria contamination.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Trader Joe's has voluntarily recalled a batch of one of its frozen chicken and rice meals from store shelves in 14 states, including Massachusetts, due to possible listeria contamination. The neighborhood grocer announced over the weekend it was alerted by its supplier that some Trader Joe's Butter Chicken with Basmati Rice meals may be affected. The products in question are: sku 99032 with a production date of "305 12" and come in 12.5-ounce packages. "In accordance with our stringent health and safety standards, and out of the utmost caution and care for our customers, all code dates of this product have been removed from sale and destroyed. To date, we have received no reports of illness related to this product," said Trader Joe's in a …
Saturday, December 8, 2012
It's the fourth recall for the brand-new Escape. Ford is offering loaner cars to buyers until they can fix the problem.
The 2013 Ford Escape is undergoing its fourth recall since its introduction this spring. Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 89,000 new Escape SUVs and Fusion sedans because the engines can overheat and cause fires. The Escape is a top seller for Ford. The 2013 version went on sale in the spring, and it already has had problems with coolant leaks, cracked fuel lines and carpet padding. Both the Fusion and Escape are among Ford's top-selling vehicles selling a combined 427,000 already this year, according to Autodata Corp. Note this figure includes those from the previous model year. Ford said it is working on a repair plan and trying to find out what causes the overheating problem, where the engines can overheat and leak fluids onto hot …