Chrysler Announces Massive 300,000 vehicle recall due to braking problems. Vehicles affected: Jeep Cherokee Jeep Commander Jeep Wrangler SUV Dodge Nitro SUV Chrysler can be contacted at 1800 853 1403 or online here.
U.S. Food And Drug Administration Recalls
September 14, 2007 - B. Braun Medical Inc., Bethlehem, PA, announced on July 30, 2007 a voluntary nationwide recall of Normal Saline Flush syringes with lot numbers ending in "SFR" due to an increase in customer complaints for particulate matter in the saline.
September 12, 2007 - Harry & David Operations Corp., of Medford, Oregon, is recalling approximately 1440 bags of Harry and David Hearthside Soups, Southwestern Chicken Chili Mix, because they may actually contain another chili soup mix, and thus contain a milk ingredient (whey), not declared in the ingredient statement. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to dairy products run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
September 10, 2007 - Strong America Ltd. of Long Island City, NY is recalling Chinese Wolfberry, because it may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have a severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product. The recalled Great Wall brand Chinese Wolfberry is packed in uncoded 7oz packages and were sold in GA, NY, and TN.
August 31, 2007 - Abbott is initiating a worldwide medical device correction for users of its Precision Xtra, Optium, ReliOn Ultima, Rite Aid and Kroger blood glucose meters manufactured after January 31, 2007. If the meter is dropped on a hard surface, part or all of the display screen may not work properly or may appear blank, which could result in an inability to view blood glucose test results. The inability to generate blood glucose results could result in significant risk for hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia.
September 7, 2007 - The California Department of Food and Agriculture has issued an order to Organic Pastures Dairy Company to withdraw from retail distribution Grade A raw cream manufactured at their facility in Fresno, due to detection of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. Under the recall, Organic Pastures brand Grade A raw cream with code dates SEP 14 through SEP 21 is to be pulled immediately from retail shelves and consumers are strongly urged to dispose of any product remaining in their refrigerators. Until further notice, Organic Pastures may not produce raw cream for the retail market.
September 7, 2007 - Jensen's Old Fashioned Smokehouse Inc. of Seattle, WA is recalling 480 tubs of Jensen's Seattle Style Wild Smoked Salmon Spread Lemon Dill and Onion and 132 tubs of PCC brand Smoked Salmon Spread all-natural, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls
Name of Product: IT400 Iced Tea Makers Units: About 10,000 Importer: Back to Basics Products LLC, of West Bend, Wis. and Bluffdale, Utah Hazard: The iced tea maker's components can fail, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: None. Description: The recalled Iced Tea Maker (Model #IT400) is mostly white and has a 2.5 quart glass pitcher. The recall includes only those products with a date code of CA1307 or CA1307-A. The model number is embossed on the bottom of the unit, and the date code is printed on a small white sticker, which is also on the bottom of the unit. Sold at: Bon-Ton department stores and hardware stores nationwide, the JCPenney catalog, and Internet retailers from April 2007 through July 2007 for between $40 and $50.
Name of Product: Cook's Essentials Convection Ovens with Pull-Out Rotisserie and Deni Convection Ovens with Rotisserie Units: About 32,000 Retailer: QVC of West Chester, Pa. Distributor: Keystone Manufacturing Co. Inc., of Buffalo, N.Y. Hazard: Wires behind the control panel can overheat, posing fire and electric shock hazards. Incidents/Injuries: QVC has received 49 reports of incidents, including five minor burns, five electrical shocks and 11 incidents of minor property damage to kitchen cabinets and countertops. Description: This recall involves the Cook's Essentials Multi-Function Convection Oven with Pull-Out Rotisserie (model number 910500), which was also sold as the Deni Convection Oven with Rotisserie (model number 10500). The model number can be found on the bottom of the oven. These are countertop ovens and the brand name "Cook's Essentials" or "Deni" is found on the front right panel. Sold through: The Cook's Essentials brand was sold exclusively through QVC and the Deni brand was sold through various on-line retailers from October 2006 through May 2007 for about $125.
US Department of Agriculture
September 5, 2007 - Fairbank Reconstruction Corp., doing business as Fairbank Farms, an Ashville, N.Y., establishment, is voluntarily recalling approximately 884 pounds of ground beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.
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