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October 2012 Product Safety Recalls
FDA 10/25/2012 - Tropical Valley Foods is voluntarily alerting customers that because of a label error, Dark Chocolate, Organic Dark Chocolate and Trail Mix items which were sold in bulk quantities contain undeclared allergens.
CPSC 10/24/2012 - Rivers Edge Hunters is voluntarily recalling tree stands (for bow and rifle hunting) because of a fall hazard--the snap hook assemblies can fail, causing the stand and the user to fall to the ground.
CPSC 10/23/2012 - Dorel Juvenile Group is voluntarily recalling Eddie Bauer rocking wood bassinets because of an infant suffocation hazard. The bottom locking mechanism can fail to lock properly if a spring is not installed, allowing the bassinet to tip to one side and cause infants to roll to the side of the bassinet. Dorel received 17 reports of incidents involving infants younger than three months old.
FDA 10/19/2012 - Energizer Holdings Inc. is voluntarily recalling continuous spray Banana Boat sun care products due to a potential risk of the product igniting on the skin if contact is made with a source of fire ignition before the product is completely dry.
NHTSA 10/13/2012 - Evenflo Big Kid is voluntarily recalling factory select booster seats due to packaging without instruction manual or registration cards; the seats were meant for retail display but were shipped for sale by accident.
FDA 10/12/2012 - Hannaford Supermarkets is voluntarily alerting customers that, because of a label printing error, Red Velvet Cake Truffle and Triple Chocolate Cake Truffle sold at its stores in the bakery department may contain undeclared allergens.
CPSC 10/09/2012 - Graco is voluntarily recalling classic wood highchairs in which the seats can become detached from the wooden base, resulting in a fall hazard. The company has received reports of bumps, bruises and scratches. There was a report of a concussion from Canada.
These agencies issue recalls for children's products. For details on how they issue recalls and detailed recall listings, visit their website.