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May 2012 Product Safety Recalls

CPSC 05/30/2012 - Toys R Us voluntarily recalls Imaginarium 5-sided Activity Center due to choking hazard

CPSC 05/22/2012 - Bicycle handlebar stems voluntarily recalled by Ridley Bikes due to fall hazard. The stems are black and have the words "4ZA Cycling Performance"

FDA 05/22/2012 - Harris Teeter is voluntarily recalling five flavors of sorbet due to possible undeclared milk allergen

CPSC 05/17/2012 - Climbing ropes voluntarily recalled by Porter Athletic due to fall hazard (The climbing rope can slip through the clamp that connects at the top, posing a fall hazard for climbers)

CPSC 05/17/2012 - Aqua-Leisure recalls children's trampolines due to fall hazard; sold exclusively at Toys "R" Us

CPSC/Health Canada 05/17/2012 - Safety 1st toilet and cabinet locks voluntarily recalled due to lock failure; children can gain unintended access to water and dangerous items

URGENT CPSC 05/16/2012 - Five retailers agree to stop sale and recall Tots in Mind (out of business) crib tents due to strangulation and entrapment hazards; one death and a serious brain injury reported. The retailers are, Bed Bath & Beyond/Buy Buy Baby, Burlington Coat Factory, Toys R Us/Babies R Us and Walmart. This is an ongoing recall effort.

FDA 05/11/2012 - Whole Foods Market recalling carrot cake cupcakes for undeclared walnuts in Northern California.

CPSC 05/10/2012 - Supreme Trading Children's Letterman jackets voluntarily recalled due to detachable snaps posing a choking hazard; sold exclusively at Dillard’s

CPSC 05/09/2012 - Tender Vibes and Light Vibes bassinets voluntarily recalled by Kolcraft due to fall hazard

CPSC 05/09/2012 - Sportspower BouncePro 14’ trampolines,sold exclusively at Walmart, voluntarily recalled by Sportspower Limited due to fall hazard

URGENT CPSC 05/08/2012 - Severe neck injuries prompt recall of Banzai inflatable pool slides manufactured in China by Manley Toys, Ltd., in cooperation with Wal-Mart and Toys R Us (Resulted in the death of a 29-year-old mother and several other significant injuries)

CPSC 05/08/2012 - Girls' “Goddess” hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings voluntarily recalled by LANY group due to strangulation hazard; sold exclusively at dd's Discounts

CPSC 05/08/2012 - Girls' hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings voluntarily recalled by YMI Jeanswear due to strangulation hazard; sold exclusively at dd's Discounts

CPSC 05/08/2012 - LaJolla Sport voluntarily recalls hooded boys' flannel shirts due to strangulation hazard

CPSC 05/08/2012 - M.M.M. boys' jogging suits voluntarily recalled by Hot Chocolate; waist drawstrings pose entanglement hazard; sold exclusively at dd's Discounts

NHTSA 05/07/2012 - Dorel Juvenile Group, in cooperation with NHTSA, is voluntarily recalling Cosco Comfy Carry and Safety 1st OnBoard35 child restraint seats; the affected seats were sold without the base and therefore fail to provide the required LATCH attachment assembly (This has already been reported.)

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Top 3 Food Recalls

Number 1 food recallPurple Cow Cookie Butter Ice Cream
Undeclared Pecans
House of Flavors

Number 2 food recall Frozen Pepperoni Pizza
Whole Foods

Number 3 food recallSalad in a Bag
Listeria Monocytogenes


Chests and dressers
IKEA: 27 million

Storage Furniture
Lane Home Furniture: 12 million

Coffee Makers
Keurig: 7.2 million

Macaroni & Cheese
Kraft: 6.5 million

Notebook Power Cords
HP: 6 million

Graco: 5 million

Bean Bag Chairs
Ace Bayou: 2.2 million