Tuesday, February 26, 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…
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Parent company Nestle voluntarily recalls two product codes of the Culinary Collection Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli, after 3 consumers reported finding glass fragments.
If you have Lean Cuisine's Culinary Collection Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli in your freezer, don't eat it before checking the product codes. If the box bears either production code 2311587812 or 2312587812 and the "best before date" appears as DEC 2013, then the product is part of a voluntary recall after three consumers reported finding glass fragments in the ravioli. No injuries have been reported. According to a press release, "The entree being recalled was produced during early November, 2012. Due to its popularity, Nestle believes very little remains in retail distribution." You can find the production code look for the gray "proof of purchase" panel, located on the right end flap of the package, below the ingredient statement, the …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Toyota recalls more than 1.25 million cars for faulty equipment.
The world's top automaker announced Wednesday it is recalling 1.29 million automobiles for faulty equipment. The Associated Press is reporting the company is recalling: The story says Toyota has received 46 reports of air bag problems in North America and one from Japan, along with 25 reports of windshield wiper problems. For the full story, click here.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Rock 'n Play Sleeper sold at mass merchandise stores nationwide and online since September 2009 for between $50 and $85.
Thursday, January 10
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.
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 …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Consumers with milk allergens or sensitivity run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they use the dressing.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
If you don't have allergies or sensitivies to milk, then the most recent recall of a dressing won't affect you. But if you do, be aware that Newman’s Own Inc. announced the voluntary recall of Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Dressing because it contains undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Dressing with the affected time code. No other Newman’s Own products or flavors are impacted. The products are sold in retail stores in the Eastern to Midwestern US. The affected packages are 16 fl. oz. bottles of Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Dressing that have a sell-by date of 16 OCT 13 M with a …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
The car company announced two recalls on Wednesday.
Toyota is recalling about 670,000 Toyota Prius vehicles in the U.S. because of problems with vehicles' steering. In addition, 350,000 of these same vehicles are being recalled because of problems with the electric water pump for the hybrid system, Toyota announced on Wednesday. According to Toyota: Due to insufficient hardness treatment of some of the extension shafts, the splines that connect the extension shaft to the steering gear box may deform if the steering wheel is frequently and forcefully turned to the full left or full right position while driving at slow speeds. This deformation may create increased internal clearance and the splines may eventually, over time, wear out. Toyota dealers will inspect the extension shaft to …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
A supplier's warning to Nestlé has the company asking its customers to check the NESQUIK product codes before serving up that hot chocolate.
Check the label before seving your kids hot chocolate this morning. Nestlé USA announced the voluntary recall of limited quantities of Nestlé NESQUIK® Chocolate Powder in the 10.9, 21.8 and 40.7 ounce canisters. According to the FDA's website, the voluntary recall is limited to only NESQUIK Chocolate Powder, which was distributed nationally. No other varieties of NESQUIK powder or any sizes or flavors of NESQUIK ready-to-drink are affected by this recall. Nestlé said it is removing the canisters from distribution because the company was notified by an ingredient supplier, Omya Inc. that it has issued a recall of certain lots of its ingredient, calcium carbonate due to possible presence of Salmonella. Calcium carbonate is used in NESQUIK as…
Friday, September 14, 2012
The potentially contaminated ricotta salata cheese may have been sold in Massachusetts.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning Massachusetts residents of potentially contaminated ricotta salata cheese sold in the state. Forever Cheese Inc. voluntarily recalled one lot of Frescolina brand ricotta salata cheese because of Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall affects more than a dozen states, including Massachusetts. The recalled cheese was sold to distributors for retailers and restaurants between June 20 and Aug. 9. The CDC has not reported the exact locations of the sales or companies that may have sold the cheese. “The recall affects lot number T9425 and/or production code 441202. Products were sold to supermarkets, restaurants and wholesale distributors,” according to the CDC. The CDC …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Stop & Shop Supermarkets announced it removed from sale Daniella mangos due to possible salmonella contamination. Daniella mangos purchased between July 12 and August 24, 2012 are included in this recall.
Stop & Shop Supermarkets announced it removed from sale Daniella mangos due to possible salmonella contamination. Daniella mangos purchased between July 12 and August 24, 2012 are included in this recall. With a Stop & Shop store in Falmouth, it is time to check your fridge. Stop & Shop is aware of illnesses reported in Canada and associated with this recall. Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their receipt to Stop & Shop for a full refund. Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. Salmonella infections can be life‐threatening, especially to those with weak immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and…