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Millions Of BISSELL Steam Cleaners Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Burn Risk Millions Of BISSELL Steam Cleaners Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Burn Risk
Millions Of Bissell Steam Cleaners Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Burn Risk Millions of steam cleaners that may be too hot to handle and were sold nationwide are being recalled after more than 150 burn injuries were reported. An alert was issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) advising that BISSELL Steam Shot Handheld Steam Cleaners are being recalled, which can leak hot water or steam onto users, posing a possible burn hazard. Approximately 3.2 million units are subject to the recall. According to CPSC, the recall includes multiple models in the model series 39N7 and 2994. "STEAM SHOT," or "POWER STEAMER" is printed on the side of the product.&nb…
Trader Joe's Recalling Candles Sold Nationwide Due To Possible Safety Risks Trader Joe's Recalling Candles Sold Nationwide Due To Possible Safety Risks
Trader Joe's Recalling Candles Sold Nationwide Due To Possible Safety Risks Trader Joe's is cautioning customers to trash a certain scented candle that poses a potential safety risk, the grocery giant announced. The company issued an alert regarding its "Mango Tangerine Scented Candle," which they say may have an "unexpected burn pattern." According to Trader Joe's officials, the candle flame can spread from the wick to the wax causing a larger than expected flame, presenting a burn or fire risk. Trader Joe’s Mango Tangerine Scented Candle Trader Joe's The recalled candles, which are part of the company's seasonal rotation were sold nationwide. The pr…
FDA Investigates Microdosed Chocolate After 48 People Fall Ill, Including New Yorker FDA Investigates Microdosed Chocolate After 48 People Fall Ill, Including New Yorker
FDA Investigates Microdosed Chocolate After 48 People Fall Ill, Including New Yorker Health officials are investigating a previously-recalled brand of micro-dosed gummies, chocolates, and cones after dozens have been hospitalized and one potentially associated death has been recorded. On Tuesday, July 2, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave an update on the investigation of Diamond Shruumz brand microdose products, reporting that since the initial recall, 48 people have fallen ill from 24 states, including New York. The administration first announced the recall on June 7. The products (which come in chocolate, cones, and gummy form) were later found to contain m…
Dollar Tree Sold Lead-Infused Applesauce Pouches For Weeks After Recall, FDA Says Dollar Tree Sold Lead-Infused Applesauce Pouches For Weeks After Recall, FDA Says
Dollar Tree Sold Lead-Infused Applesauce Pouches For Weeks After Recall, FDA Says Despite a recall notice and multiple warnings from the Food and Drug Administration, Dollar Tree continued to sell applesauce pouches containing lead for weeks, federal officials say. The popular retail chain was issued a letter from the FDA this month regarding the WanaBana fruit puree pouches, distributed by Negasmart. "As described below, laboratory analysis of multiple lots of WanaBana Apple Cinnamon Fruit Puree pouches, including finished product samples collected from Dollar Tree stores, detected extremely high concentrations of lead," the letter reads.  "... you conti…
Planters Nuts Recalled Due To Listeria Contamination Concerns Planters Nuts Recalled Due To Listeria Contamination Concerns
Planters Nuts Recalled Due To Listeria Contamination Concerns A pair of Planters nuts products are being recalled due to possible contamination with the bacteria that causes listeria. Hormel Foods Sales, LLC is voluntarily recalling the two Planters products that were produced at one of its facilities in April, according to an announcement by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, sti…
Popular Apple Juice Brand Recalled Due To High Arsenic Levels Popular Apple Juice Brand Recalled Due To High Arsenic Levels
Popular Apple Juice Brand Recalled Due To High Arsenic Levels A recall has been issued for a popular brand of apple juice due to high levels of arsenic. S. Martinelli & Co. said the recall is for a single lot of Martinelli’s Apple Juice, one-liter (33.8-ounce) bottles.  The recalled product has a “Best By” date of “09MAR2026” or “10MAR2026” on the front of the bottle above the label.  The product was shipped between March 13, 2023, and September 27, 2023, with the majority of the product shipped before July 28, 2023. This recall results from a sampling by the State of Maryland that found samples from one produc…
Nationwide Recall Issued For Ground Beef Products Due To Possible Contamination: View Labels Nationwide Recall Issued For Ground Beef Products Due To Possible Contamination: View Labels
Nationwide Recall Issued For Ground Beef Products Due To Possible Contamination: View Labels A nationwide recall has been issued for ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli. Cargill Meat Solutions, headquartered in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, is recalling approximately 16,240 pounds of the raw ground beef products, the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Wednesday, May 1. The raw ground beef items were produced on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, 27.  The following products are subject to recall: 2.25-lbs. plastic-wrapped trays containing "93% LEAN 7% FAT ALL NATURAL LEAN GROUND BEEF" with lot code 117 and estab…
Popular Frozen Meat Pizza Product Recalled Due To Misbranding, Undeclared Allergens Popular Frozen Meat Pizza Product Recalled Due To Misbranding, Undeclared Allergens
Popular Frozen Meat Pizza Product Recalled Due To Misbranding, Undeclared Allergens A popular frozen pizza product sold in the Northeast has been recalled due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. 802 VT Frozen, a Newport, Vermont, establishment, said the recall involves approximately 8,220 pounds of its frozen meat pizza. The product contains soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Friday, April 26. The produced was made from April 25, 2023, through April 25, 2024.  The following product is subject to recall: 17.8-oz. cardboard box containi…
Recall Issued For Popular Brand Of Potato Chips Sold In NY Recall Issued For Popular Brand Of Potato Chips Sold In NY
Recall Issued For Popular Brand Of Potato Chips Sold In NY A recall has been issued for a popular brand of potato chips sold in New York. Utz Quality Foods, LLC is issuing the voluntary recall for 88 cases of Utz 2.75 oz. Wavy Original Potato Chips due to an undeclared milk allergen.  The UPC code for the recalled product is 0-41780-19014-7 and the expiration date is May 06, 2024. The recall was initiated after Utz learned that approximately 1,200 single-serve bags of the chips were flavored with seasoning instead of plain Utz Wavy Original Potato Chips.  "People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may run the ri…
Nearly 50K Massage Guns Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Fire, Burn Hazards Nearly 50K Massage Guns Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Fire, Burn Hazards
Nearly 50K Massage Guns Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Fire, Burn Hazards Nearly 50,000 massage guns sold at major retailers across the country are being recalled due to more than a dozen reports of overheating and a burn injury. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced this week that Homedics is recalling tens of thousands of personal massagers that ca overheat while charging, leading to a report of fire or burn risk.  In total, approximately 46,000 are being recalled in the US, and another 41,000 in Canada, according to federal officials. The recall includes "HoMedics Therapist Select Massagers" with model number HHP-715 and a 120 VAC, 6…
1.75 Million Travel Steam Irons Part Of Expanded Recall For Fire, Burn, Shock Hazards 1.75 Million Travel Steam Irons Part Of Expanded Recall For Fire, Burn, Shock Hazards
1.75 Million Travel Steam Irons Part Of Expanded Recall For Fire, Burn, Shock Hazards Federal authorities announced that a recall initially reported in May has been expanded to include an additional 1.7 million travel irons after there were new reports of injuries. Kansas-based Vornado announced that it is now recalling upwards of two million Steamfast Home and Away Travel Steam Irons due to fire, burn, and shock hazards due to a faulty power cord. According to the company, the cord can become damaged, leading to possible overheating, which then poses fire and burn risks. The damage can also lead to exposed copper wires, representing a shock hazard. Steamfast travel ste…
Popular Brand Of Turkey Gravy Recalled Due To Labeling Issue Popular Brand Of Turkey Gravy Recalled Due To Labeling Issue
Popular Brand Of Turkey Gravy Recalled Due To Labeling Issue A popular brand of turkey gravy is being recalled because of a mislabeling issue. Seneca Foods Corporation has announced a voluntary recall of mislabeled Hy-Vee Turkey gravy in glass jars that actually contain beef gravy.  The recall extends to the following labels and package sizes only: Hy-Vee Turkey Gravy (12 oz glass jars) UPC: 75450-03608 Individual Lot Code On Lid: A3CG162M A3CG192M "This product could potentially contain a soy allergen which is not declared on the label," the company said, noting that it is "now retrieving improperly labeled Hy-Vee Turkey Gravy from its distri…
Recall Issued By Ice Cream Manufacturer Due To Listeria Fears Recall Issued By Ice Cream Manufacturer Due To Listeria Fears
Recall Issued By Ice Cream Manufacturer Due To Listeria Fears A recall has been issued for a brand of ice cream, ice cream bars, yogurt, and gelato due to Listeria concerns. Vermont-based Wilcox Ice Cream says that one lot of the Super Premium Mint Chip manufactured on Tuesday, Nov. 14 may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. In addition to the mint chip flavor, the company is recalling all other products manufactured at its facility during the same time period.  Products were distributed in retail stores and co-ops located in New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The products, with best-by dates from 9/14/24 to 11/…
Nationwide Recall Issued For Peaches, Plums, Nectarines Sold At Stores Due To Listeria Risk Nationwide Recall Issued For Peaches, Plums, Nectarines Sold At Stores Due To Listeria Risk
Nationwide Recall Issued For Peaches, Plums, Nectarines Sold At Stores Due To Listeria Risk A nationwide recall has been issued for a brand of peaches, plums, and nectarines because of a possible health risk. The HMC Group Marketing, Inc., which does business as HMC Farms, issued the recall for the products sold in retail stores between Wednesday, May 1, and Wednesday, November 15, 2023, and the same date range in 2022, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website. The view product label photos, visit the FDA link here. The fruit is being recalled because it can potentially be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometime…
Honda Recalling 391K Lawnmower, Pressure Washer Engines Due To Injury Concerns Honda Recalling 391K Lawnmower, Pressure Washer Engines Due To Injury Concerns
Honda Recalling 391K Lawnmower, Pressure Washer Engines Due To Injury Concerns Hundreds of thousands of popular home products are being recalled by Honda due to injury concerns. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced this week that 391,800 Honda lawnmowers and pressure washer engines are subject to the recall due to improperly manufactured parts that can cause the starter rope to retract unexpectedly, creating an injury hazard.  Specifically, the recall is limited to Honda HRN216 and HRX217K6 lawnmowers and the GCV170/200 G5B pressure washer engines. To date, there have been nearly 2,200 reports of incidents related to camshaft failures, in…
NY-Based Ice Cream Company Recalls All 91 Products Due To Possible Listeria Contamination NY-Based Ice Cream Company Recalls All 91 Products Due To Possible Listeria Contamination
Ny-based Ice Cream Company Recalls All 91 Products Due To Possible Listeria Contamination A popular New York-based ice cream company has recalled nearly all 100 of its products due to possible Listeria contamination. Click here for a related story - New Ice Cream Recall Issued Due To Undeclared Ingredient The Ice Cream House, located in Brooklyn, is voluntarily recalling all 91 of its dairy ice cream products and non-dairy (parve) frozen dessert products, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The recall is related to the Soft Serve on the go cups which had been previously recalled by Real Kosher Ice Cream, Inc. where two cases of illnesses have been r…
Nationwide Public Health Alert Issued For Beef Product Due To Possible Presence Of Plastic Nationwide Public Health Alert Issued For Beef Product Due To Possible Presence Of Plastic
Nationwide Public Health Alert Issued For Beef Product Due To Possible Presence Of Plastic A nationwide public health alert has been issued for a raw beef product due to concerns it may be contaminated with extraneous material, specifically soft, clear plastic, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.  A recall was not requested because the product is no longer available for purchase.  The item, produced on Tuesday, July 25, is: Approximately 1.5-lb. plastic tray packages containing “USDA CHOICE BLACK ANGUS BEEF FROM ALDI, BEEF FOR CARNE PICADA” with a “Use or Freeze by” date of Aug. 22, 2023, Julian Date 206, and ti…
Kitchen Products Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Injury Concerns, Reports Of 'Severe Cuts' Kitchen Products Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Injury Concerns, Reports Of 'Severe Cuts'
Kitchen Products Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Injury Concerns, Reports Of 'Severe Cuts' Nearly 500,000 juicers are being recalled after reports of hundreds of malfunctions reported by consumers, some of which included injuries that required emergency treatment, according to federal officials.  The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Empower Brands is recalling approximately 469,000 Power XL Self-Cleaning Juicers due to both laceration and ingestion hazards. According to the CPSC, the juicers can rupture during use, striking users and posing a laceration hazard. They've also been known to leave small particle shavings in the juice, posing an ad…
50,000-Plus Bottles Of Popular Brand Of Buffalo Wing Sauce Recalled 50,000-Plus Bottles Of Popular Brand Of Buffalo Wing Sauce Recalled
50,000-Plus Bottles Of Popular Brand Of Buffalo Wing Sauce Recalled A recall has been issued for a popular brand of buffalo wing sauce due to an undeclared ingredient. T.W. Garner Food Company is voluntarily recalling 50,688 12-ounce bottles of Texas Pete Buffalo Wing Sauce because some of the bottles may contain Texas Pete® Extra Mild Wing Sauce which contains soy, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product, the FDA noted The product can be identified as a 12 oz. glass bottle with…
Gold Medal Flour Products Recalled Due To Salmonella Contamination Gold Medal Flour Products Recalled Due To Salmonella Contamination
Gold Medal Flour Products Recalled Due To Salmonella Contamination General Mills is recalling Gold Medal flour products after Salmonella has turned up in testing. The company announced on Friday, April 28 a voluntary national recall of 2-, 5- and 10-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached and Bleached All Purpose Flour with a “better if used by” date of March 27, 2024, and March 28, 2024.  The recall is being issued for the potential presence of Salmonella Infantis, which was discovered during sampling of the 5-pound bag product, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said. All other types of Gold Medal Flour are not affected by this recall…
Nationwide Recall Issued For Ground Beef Burger Patties Due To Possible Foreign Matter Nationwide Recall Issued For Ground Beef Burger Patties Due To Possible Foreign Matter
Nationwide Recall Issued For Ground Beef Burger Patties Due To Possible Foreign Matter A recall has been issued for raw ground beef burger patties sold nationwide that may be contaminated, according to the Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Weinstein Wholesale Meats, Inc., a Forest Park, Illinois, establishment, is recalling approximately 2,122 pounds of the products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of white neoprene, a synthetic rubber. The raw ground beef burger patties were produced on Tuesday, March 14. The following products are subject to recall: 10.7-oz. vacuum-sealed packages containing two p…
Nationwide Recall Issued For 1.9M Soft Coolers, Gear Cases Due To Magnet Ingestion Hazard Nationwide Recall Issued For 1.9M Soft Coolers, Gear Cases Due To Magnet Ingestion Hazard
Nationwide Recall Issued For 1.9M Soft Coolers, Gear Cases Due To Magnet Ingestion Hazard Nearly two million coolers are being recalled nationwide due to serious injury or death risk if one were to consume detached magnets that could potentially fuse together inside the body. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that approximately 1.9 million YETI soft coolers and gear cases that have magnet-lined closures that can fail and result in detached magnets are subject to recall after hundreds of complaints were filed. “The magnet-lined closures can fail and result in detached magnets, posing a risk of serious injury or death if ingested,” according to CPSC. “When …
2 Million Air Fryers Recalled After Reports Of Fire, Burning, Melting, Overheating, Smoking 2 Million Air Fryers Recalled After Reports Of Fire, Burning, Melting, Overheating, Smoking
2 Million Air Fryers Recalled After Reports Of Fire, Burning, Melting, Overheating, Smoking More than two million air fryers sold at major retailers across the country and online are being recalled because they can become too hot to handle and pose potential hazards. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Cosori air fryers are being recalled by Anaheim-based Atekcity due to fire and burn hazards that have led to more than 200 complaints. According to officials, a wire connection in the air fryer can overheat, creating a possibly dangerous situation for consumers. To date, there have been 205 reported complaints of the air fryers catching fire, burning, …
Recall Issued For Swivel Chairs Due To Fall, Injury Hazards Recall Issued For Swivel Chairs Due To Fall, Injury Hazards
Recall Issued For Swivel Chairs Due To Fall, Injury Hazards A swivel chair brand is being recalled due to fall and injury hazards. IKEA and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that the leg base of the ODGER swivel chair in the anthracite color (dark tone of gray) can break, posing fall and injury hazards. The approximately 12,000 recalled chairs have the date stamps before and including 2221 (22 stands for the year, and 21 stands for the week the product was produced), IKEA said. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and return any chair bearing that date stamp to any IKEA store or contact IKEA for ins…
52,000 Smart TVs Recalled Due To 'Serious Tip-Over, Entrapment Hazards' 52,000 Smart TVs Recalled Due To 'Serious Tip-Over, Entrapment Hazards'
52,000 Smart TVs Recalled Due To 'Serious Tip-Over, Entrapment Hazards' Officials are warning that more than half a million smart television models sold throughout the US pose a serious safety risk.  Around 52,000 86-inch television models produced by LG Electronics sold between March and September 2022 can become unstable while on the assembled included stand, posing "serious tip-over and entrapment hazards" that can injure or kill a child or other people, according to a recall announcement by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission from Thursday, Jan. 12.  The recall specifically includes four different models with the model numbers:  86UQ8…
100 Infant Deaths Lead To Recall Of Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper 100 Infant Deaths Lead To Recall Of Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper
100 Infant Deaths Lead To Recall Of Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper Almost 5 million Rock ‘n Play Sleepers have been recalled after approximately 100 infants have reportedly died in sleepers-related incidents. The product was initially recalled in 2019 after 30 infants were reported to have died in the sleeper, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Since the initial recall, 70 more deaths have been reported, eight of which occurred after the recall.  Fisher-Price re-announced the recall on Monday, Jan. 9, possibly due to many of the products remaining in people's homes, according to Consumer Reports.  The reported deaths …
Bicycles Sold At Target Recalled After Reports Of Handlebars Becoming Loose, Causing Injuries Bicycles Sold At Target Recalled After Reports Of Handlebars Becoming Loose, Causing Injuries
Bicycles Sold At Target Recalled After Reports Of Handlebars Becoming Loose, Causing Injuries About 147,000 bicycles that were sold at Target stores across the United States were recalled due to reports of the handlebars becoming loose, posing a fall hazard. The recall, which includes Pacific Cycle's Pacific Igniter and Pacific Bubble Pop 20" kids’ bicycles, was announced on Thursday, Dec. 22. The company said it has received 23 reports of handlebars becoming loose while the bicycle is in use, including 10 reports of injuries. According to the announcement, the bicycles were sold at Target stores across the US and on the Target website from July 2020 through September 2022. The re…
More Than 660K Washing Machines Recalled Due To Fire Hazard More Than 660K Washing Machines Recalled Due To Fire Hazard
More Than 660K Washing Machines Recalled Due To Fire Hazard A company is recalling 663,500 washing machines after receiving reports of the machines overheating and causing fires.  Samsung issued the recall of "Top-Load Washing Machines" on Thursday, Dec. 22, because the products could short-circuit and overheat. The company said it has received 51 reports of washers smoking, melting, overheating, or catching fire. Ten of the incidents resulted in property damage, and three consumers reported suffering from smoke inhalation, Samsung said.  This recall involves several models of Samsung’s top-load washers with super-speed wash, wh…
Company Recalls 30K Candles Sold Nationwide Because They May Burn Too Hot, Break Glass Jars Company Recalls 30K Candles Sold Nationwide Because They May Burn Too Hot, Break Glass Jars
Company Recalls 30K Candles Sold Nationwide Because They May Burn Too Hot, Break Glass Jars A company has recalled more than 30,000 candles that were sold across the United States because they may burn at higher-than-usual temperatures, causing the jars to break. The recall includes Good Matters three-wick candles that come in a glass tumbler with a wooden lid, officials announced on Thursday, Dec. 15. Officials said the company received four reports of incidents where the candles caught on fire and cracked or broke apart while in use. One consumer was burned during one of the incidents, officials said.  The candles were sold in 21-ounce tumblers in various colors …
Recall Issued For Air Freshener Products Due To Injury, Laceration Hazards Recall Issued For Air Freshener Products Due To Injury, Laceration Hazards
Recall Issued For Air Freshener Products Due To Injury, Laceration Hazards A company has recalled about 67,000 air fresheners due to injury and laceration hazards. Reckitt issued a recall of AirWick Fresh New Day aerosol air fresheners in “Fresh Linen” and “Fresh Waters” scents on Thursday, Nov. 3. The recall includes products with batch code B22077-NJ and date code 18/03/22, which are printed on the bottom of the can. The company said a batch of the products is missing a corrosion inhibitor, which can cause corrosion, rupture of the can, and expulsion of the can's contents. Reckitt said it received five reports of incidents involving the products…
Thousands Of Beds Recalled Due To Serious Impact, Crush Hazards Thousands Of Beds Recalled Due To Serious Impact, Crush Hazards
Thousands Of Beds Recalled Due To Serious Impact, Crush Hazards About 8,200 beds have been recalled after more than 60 reports of injuries caused by beds falling or breaking. On Thursday, Sept. 8, full-sized and queen-sized Murphy beds sold online under the brand names “Ivy Bronx,” “Orren Ellis,” “Stellar Home Furniture,” and “Wade Logan" were recalled by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. According to the announcement, the beds can break or detach from the wall and fall onto people, posing serious impact and crush hazards. CPSC said it has received 146 reports of the beds falling or breaking, including 62 injuries involving bro…