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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.

BrandFlavorSizeUPC
Fresh ThymeOriginal Hummus with Pretzels4.1oz41330 11210
Hummus HummusOriginal6oz851351007558
Hummus HummusRoasted Red Pepper6oz851351007565
LantanaBlack Bean2pack of 10oz10855432004136
LantanaRoasted Garlic2pack of 10oz10855432004143
LantanaWhite Bean4pack of 2oz10855432004501
LantanaCarrot Hummus4pack of 2oz10855432004495
Pita PalMezza Sundried Tomato11oz85135100736
Pita Pal OrganicBasil Sundried Tomato10oz85157000022
Pita Pal OrganicSpicy Roasted Red Pepper32oz850157000022
Pita PalBasil Sundried Tomato10oz8501570000695
Pita PalCilantro Jalepeno5lbs850157000985
Pita PalEdamame dip with sesame stick6pack of 3.5oz851351007091
Pita PalGarden Vegetable5lbs851351007879
Pita PalMezza 4 Bean11oz851351007312
Pita Pal OrganicCilantro Jalapeno10oz851570002248
Pita PalOriginal Singles2oz851570003935
Pita PalOriginal to Go Pack4pack of 2oz851570002734 4
Pita PalRoasted Garlic5lbs85015700097 8
Pita PalRoasted Red Pepper with Pretzels4.1oz851570003362
Pita PalTexas Spicy10oz851570003614
Reasor’sOriginal with pretzels4.1oz78767 00079
Reasor’sPine Nut & Sesame10oz78767 00070
Reasor’sRoasted Garlic with pretzels4.1oz78767 00080
Reasor’sSundried Tomato Basil10oz78767 00072
Roundy’sGarlic10oz011150995153

 

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:

  • 7-11
  • Bravo
  • Nathan’s
  • Clover Valley
  • Family Style
  • Flowers
  • Food Depot
  • Great Value
  • Grissom’s
  • Hitchcock’s
  • Home Pride
  • Ideal
  • IGA
  • Ingles
  • Laura Lynn
  • L’Oven Fresh
  • Market Pantry
  • Members Mark
  • Natural Grain
  • Nature’s Own
  • Oven Fresh
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Publix
  • Sedano’s
  • Sunbeam
  • Wonder

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!

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