Consumer Ally's Recall Roundup: Salad, Cribs, Corn Pops, Paintball Guns and More
Here is this week's roundup of recalls:
- Some ready-to-eat salad products sold at major grocery chains, including Wegmans, Shop & Stop/Giant and Shaw's, were recalled by producer State Garden Inc. after a sample showed it was contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
- The Land of Nod recalled about 300 Rosebud drop-side cribs made by Status Furniture because the rail hardware can break, creating a strangle risk for babies and toddlers, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said. There have been 13 reports of the rail hardware failing, but no injuries. The cribs are white or antique white and have plastic drop-side hardware. "Status Furniture" on the crib's label. Model number 910 is on the assembly instructions. The crib was sold online and at The Land of Nod stores from January 2003 through September 2004 for about $600 each. Consumers should call The Land of Nod for a full refund at (800) 933-9904 from 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Eastern, Monday through Friday, or email the company.
- After three adults were hurt, including one whose finger was cut off, phil&teds USA recalled almost 30,000 jogging strollers.
- Family Dollar Stores recalled about 67,000 remote-controlled toy tanks after getting five reports of the controllers overheating and melting, CPSC said.
- Steelcase Inc. recalled about 165,000 of its Cachet Swivel Chairs because the front seat support can crack and break, dumping consumers off the chair, CPSC said.
- Pretzels Inc. recalled the 8-ounce packages of Better Made Corn Pops because they contain milk, which was not listed on the label. So far, no allergic reactions have been reported from eating the cereal. The corn pops were sold in stores in Michigan and Ohio. The FDA lists the UPC and expiration codes affected by the recall. Consumers should return the cereal for a refund. Call the company at (800) 456-4838 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
- Kang Sheng Group of Lexington, N.C., recalled about 1,440 Butterfly Push Toys because the plastic balls on the butterfly's wings can break, releasing small metal balls that could choke young children, CPSC said. So far there have been no injuries reported. Made in Hong Kong, the toy was sold at flea markets in North Carolina and South Carolina from May 2010 through October 2010 for about $2 each. The item number L185819 is on a sticker on its package. Consumers should return the toy for a refund. Call Kang Sheng Group at (877) 485-7285 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern.
- KEE Action Sports LLC recalled about 1,400 BT SA-17 Paintball Gun/Marker because the CO2 cartridge can fly out of the gun and could hit consumers, CPSC said. So far, no injuries or incidents have been reported. The paintball gun was sold at paintball fields, arenas and stores from May 2010 through August 2010 for about $130 each. Consumers should return the guns for a free repair kit or call (800) 220-3222 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Eastern.
- Ian's Natural Foods is recalling 492 boxes of its Ian's Wheat Free, Gluten Free Mac and No Cheese and Ian's Wheat Free, Gluten Free French Bread Pizza because they could be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. The FDA lists the UPC codes affected by the recall. Consumers should return the products for a refund. Consumers can call (800) 543-6637 or email the company.
- Kanec USA recalled all of its Nite Rider Maximum Sexual Enhancer for Men and STUD Capsule for Men because they contain Sildenafil, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction, making the products unapproved new drugs, the FDA said. The drug could react with other prescription medicines with potentially dangerous side effects. Consumers should return the products for refunds to the store or send them to Kanec USA, Inc. 5061 South State Road 7, Ste 602, Davie, Fla. 33314.
- King & Prince Seafood recalled some of its Mrs. Friday's Breaded Calamari Rings because its supplier said there was a possible peanut contamination in the making of the soy flour used in the products. The FDA lists the UPC codes affected by the recall and instructions on how to get a refund. No illnesses have been reported so far. The calamari rings were distributed nationwide through brokers and food services from 2010 to now.
- Pfizer Inc. and Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. are advising consumers who use the Relistor injection kit to discard the alcohol prep pads in the kits because those have been recalled by Triad Group for possible contamination, the FDA said. Relistor is used in treating opioid-induced constipation.
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