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July 2014 Children's Products Safety Recalls
Safe Kids is committed to keeping you informed about recalls of kids’ oriented products. While it is important to keep aware of all recalls, Safe Kids urges you to pay particular attention to ones in red, as they are associated with one or more deaths.
07/31/14 CPSC: Dynacraft is voluntarily recalling Avigo youth bicycles because the front wheel can detach, posing a fall hazard. Units: 3,100
07/30/14 CPSC: Kawasaki is voluntarily recalling recreational off-highway vehicles because the vehicles’ floor boards can allow debris to break through into the foot rest area, posing an injury hazard to the operator and front passenger. Units: 11,000
07/28/14 FDA: SW Wisconsin Dairy Goat Products Coop is voluntarily recalling cheese, due to possible contamination with Escherichia coli (E. coli).
07/25/14 FDA: Carmel Food Group is voluntarily recalling butternut squash ravioli due to undeclared egg, milk, and soy, posing a possible allergen hazard.
07/24/14 FDA: Great American Marketing is voluntarily recalling ready-to-eat sandwiches and wraps due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
07/24/14 FDA: Lion Pavilion is voluntarily recalling peach slices due to undeclared sulfites, posing a possible allergen hazard.
07/24/14 CPSC: Far East Brokers is voluntarily recalling glass beverage dispensers because the metal stand supporting the glass dispenser may break, posing an injury hazard. Units: 4,000
07/24/14 CPSC: Mayborn USA is voluntarily recalling baby monitors because a child can pull the monitor/sensor pad cord into the crib and wrap it around the neck, posing a strangulation hazard. Units: 28,500
07/23/14 FDA: Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling made-in-store items containing recalled peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots, due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
07/23/14 CPSC: East Coast Cycle Supply is voluntarily recalling mountain bikes because the brakes may fail to stop riders within the distance required by federal regulations, posing a crash hazard. Units: 1,800
07/23/14 CPSC: Pottery Barn is voluntarily recalling bar stools because the footrest may break, posing a fall hazard to consumers. Units: 1,000
07/23/14 CPSC: Dream On Me is voluntarily recalling high chairs because the leg or side openings of the chair may allow the child to fall from the chair or become entrapped at the neck, posing fall and strangulation hazards. Units: 2,800
07/22/14 CPSC: Oeuf is voluntarily recalling cribs because the slats/spindles and top rail can detach from the cribs, posing an entrapment hazard to children. Units: 14,000
07/20/14 FDA: Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is voluntarily recalling baked desserts that may contain fresh peaches, nectarines or plums, due to the possibility of Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
07/19/14 FDA: Wawona Packaging Company is voluntarily recalling whole peaches, nectarines, plums, and pluots due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
07/18/14 FDA: Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling chocolate chewies due to undeclared walnuts, posing a possible allergen hazard.
07/17/14 CPSC: Cycling Sports Group is voluntarily recalling mountain bicycles because the wheel hubs may break, posing crash and injury hazards to consumers. Units: 152
07/17/14 CPSC: Popkiller is voluntarily recalling USB chargers, power adaptors, and cables due to improperly mounted plug blades and inadequate circuitry, which may pose fire and shock hazards. Units: 2,500
07/16/14 FDA: Mars Food North America is voluntarily recalling Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice Garden Vegetable dish with Peas, Carrots, and Corn Pouch due to undeclared barley, posing a possible allergen hazard.
07/16/14 FDA: King of Pops is voluntarily recalling banana puddin’ pops and keylime pie pops due to undeclared soy, milk, egg, and wheat, posing an allergen hazard to consumers.
07/16/14 CPSC: Nantucket Distributing is voluntarily recalling outdoor patio chairs because the back legs may break, posing a fall hazard. Units: 4,000
07/15/14 CPSC: Halco is voluntarily recalling LED bulbs because the bulbs may overheat and fall onto consumers, posing burn and impact hazards. Units: 9,500
07/01/14 NHTSA: Graco is voluntarily recalling certain rear-facing child restraints because the buckle may become stuck in the latched position, making it difficult to remove a child from the restraint system. This is in addition to the more than 4 million car seats previously recalled by Graco because of the latch. Units: 1,910,102
07/14/2014 CPSC: GSK is voluntarily recalling Panadol Advance bottles because the packaging is not child resistant, as required by law. Units: 10,600
07/14/2014 USDA: The US Department of Agriculture is continuing its enforcement action involving Foster Farms which included the recall of chicken because of Salmonella. Three of the company’s California plants may be shut down.
07/10/14 CPSC: Gemini is voluntarily recalling chargers because the adaptors may overheat, posing a burn hazard. Units: 31,000
07/10/14 CPSC: Lifeguard Press is voluntarily recalling cell phone and tablet charging kits because the wall charger can overheat and emit smoke and sparks, posing shock and fire hazards to the consumer. Units: 25,400
07/08/14 FDA: Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling Caesar salad and Mesclun Goat Cheese salad due to mislabeled and undeclared fish, eggs, and tree nuts, posing a possible allergen hazard.
07/03/14 CPSC: Big Fireworks is voluntarily recalling mock sword fireworks because the handheld device may unexpectedly explode, posing burn and impact hazards. Units: 1,040
07/01/14 CPSC: Sony is voluntarily recalling flip PC laptops because the computers’ lithium-ion batteries may overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 680
Pecan Turtledoves Clusters
Campbell Soup Company: 355,000 Cans
Chests and dressers
IKEA: 27 million
Lane Home Furniture: 12 million
Keurig: 7.2 million
Macaroni & Cheese
Kraft: 6.5 million
Notebook Power Cords
HP: 6 million
Graco: 5 million
Kidde: 4.6 million