At McCoy, Hiestand & Smith we value the health and safety of everyone in our community. Sometimes regardless of how careful we are the products we buy aren’t as safe as we had hoped.
Products are recalled every day and it’s important to stay up to date on those recalls in order to keep you and your loved ones safe. Below are a few recent recalls that may affect you.
Bodum Toasters Recalled for Shock Hazard Posed to Consumers
A recall has been issued on Bodum Bistro Toasters due to a shock hazard. As the recall states, “The recalled toasters can leak electric current when operating at the maximum normal temperature, posing a shock hazard to consumers.” While there have been no reports of incidents in the U.S., there have been eight reports of consumers being shocked in Canada. The toasters were sold at Crate & Barrel and home appliance stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other websites from September 2018 through June 2019.
Over 80 Hummus Products Recalled Over Listeria Risk
Texas-based Pita Pal Foods have been forced to recall more than 80 products produced between May 30 and June 25 after an FDA inspection revealed a potential Listeria risk. Impacted products were sold within the United States and the United Arab Emirates under brand names like Bucee’s, Fresh Thyme, Harris Teeter, Hummus Hummus, Lantana, Lidl, Pita Pal, Reasor’s, Roundy’s, Schnucks and 7-Select. Anybody who purchased one of these products during that time frame should return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
|Fresh Thyme||Original Hummus with Pretzels||4.1oz||41330 11210|
|Hummus Hummus||Roasted Red Pepper||6oz||851351007565|
|Lantana||Black Bean||2pack of 10oz||10855432004136|
|Lantana||Roasted Garlic||2pack of 10oz||10855432004143|
|Lantana||White Bean||4pack of 2oz||10855432004501|
|Lantana||Carrot Hummus||4pack of 2oz||10855432004495|
|Pita Pal||Mezza Sundried Tomato||11oz||85135100736|
|Pita Pal Organic||Basil Sundried Tomato||10oz||85157000022|
|Pita Pal Organic||Spicy Roasted Red Pepper||32oz||850157000022|
|Pita Pal||Basil Sundried Tomato||10oz||8501570000695|
|Pita Pal||Cilantro Jalepeno||5lbs||850157000985|
|Pita Pal||Edamame dip with sesame stick||6pack of 3.5oz||851351007091|
|Pita Pal||Garden Vegetable||5lbs||851351007879|
|Pita Pal||Mezza 4 Bean||11oz||851351007312|
|Pita Pal Organic||Cilantro Jalapeno||10oz||851570002248|
|Pita Pal||Original Singles||2oz||851570003935|
|Pita Pal||Original to Go Pack||4pack of 2oz||851570002734 4|
|Pita Pal||Roasted Garlic||5lbs||85015700097 8|
|Pita Pal||Roasted Red Pepper with Pretzels||4.1oz||851570003362|
|Pita Pal||Texas Spicy||10oz||851570003614|
|Reasor’s||Original with pretzels||4.1oz||78767 00079|
|Reasor’s||Pine Nut & Sesame||10oz||78767 00070|
|Reasor’s||Roasted Garlic with pretzels||4.1oz||78767 00080|
|Reasor’s||Sundried Tomato Basil||10oz||78767 00072|
Altaire Pharmaceuticals Recalls Ophthalmic Products Sold at CVS
Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of Ophthalmic Products sold at CVS due to a lack of sterility assurance. The recall was issued following management concerns regarding the sufficiency of Quality Assurance controls over critical systems in the manufacturing facility. The recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Flower Foods Issues Recall Due to Potential Presence of Plastic in Bakery Products
Flowers Foods has issued a recall on hamburger and hot dog buns and other bakery products due to the potential presence of small pieces of hard plastic in the products. The company reports that consumption of the recalled products may cause a choking hazard. The recalled bakery products, sold under a variety of brand names, were distributed in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Name brands include:
- Clover Valley
- Family Style
- Food Depot
- Great Value
- Home Pride
- Laura Lynn
- L’Oven Fresh
- Market Pantry
- Members Mark
- Natural Grain
- Nature’s Own
- Oven Fresh
- Piggly Wiggly
Select varieties of Ragú Pasta Sauce recalled
Several varieties have been recalled as they may contain fragments of plastic. Recalled flavors include Chunky Tomato Garlic & Onion 45oz and 66oz, Old World Style Traditional 66oz, Old World Style Meat 66oz. Consumers should discard the product immediately. Click here for more recalled product details.
Mazda Recalls CX-5, Mazda6, and Mazda3
262,220 Mazdas have been recalled due to a software error in the powertrain control module (CPM). This error may cause the engine to stall, posing a crash risk. Mazda will notify owners, dealers will reprogram the software free of charge.
Universal Security Instruments Recalls Smoke Alarms
180,000 battery-powered smoke alarms have been recalled. The alarms can have a misaligned internal switch causing the alarms to not activate properly, posing a risk of failure to alert. The company has received 134 reports of failure to activate properly during installation. Consumers should immediately test their alarms to see if further action is required.
BRP Recalls Coolers
2,500 BRP Sea-Doo marine coolers have been recalled. The cooler latch can automatically lock when the lidis closed, posing entrapment and suffocation hazards. This recall involves 13.5 gallon and 51 liter marine coolers.
New recalls are issued constantly so remember to check back with us monthly for updated recall lists!