Monday, March 25, 2013
Lululemon has recalled its black yoga pants after complaints they are too sheer.
Lululemon Athletica issued a letter to its customers last week apologizing for its recent recall. At the beginning of March, our stores and ecommerce site received some black luon women's bottoms that didn't meet our high standards. The materials used in construction were the same but the coverage was not, resulting in increased sheerness. We want you to Down Dog and Crow with confidence and we felt these pants didn't measure up. Goodness. The Huffington Post reported that Lululemon's stock fell last week after word of the recall, and this isn't the first-time Lululemon's run into trouble for overly revealing pants, said HuffPost. A set of light-colored pants it sells comes with a disclaimer, reports Reuters: "You may experience …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Parent company Nestle voluntarily recalls two product codes of the Culinary Collection Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli, after three consumers reported finding glass fragments.
If you have Lean Cuisine's Culinary Collection Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli in your freezer, don't eat it before checking the product codes. If the box bears either production code 2311587812 or 2312587812 and the "best before date" appears as DEC 2013, then the product is part of a voluntary recall after three consumers reported finding glass fragments in the ravioli. No injuries have been reported. According to a press release, "The entree being recalled was produced during early November, 2012. Due to its popularity, Nestle believes very little remains in retail distribution." You can find the production code look for the gray "proof of purchase" panel, located on the right end flap of the package, below the ingredient statement, the …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Hartz Mountain Corp. is voluntarily recalling Hartz Chicken Chews and Hartz Oinkie Pig Skin Twists wrapped with chicken.
Do your pets eat Hartz Chicken Chews or Hartz Oinkie Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chickens? The Hartz Mountain Corp. is voluntarily recalling two brands of its treats because one thirds of the products the company tested contained trace amounts of unapproved antibiotics, according to a company press release. While the antibiotics are approved for use in poultry in China and other countries, including European Union member countries, they are not approved in the U.S. The trace amounts do not pose health or pet safety risk, the company said in a statement. If you have these products contact the Hartz Consumer Affairs team at 1-800-275-1414 for a product refund or go to www.hartz.com for additional information. Products Included in the …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Toyota recalls more than 1.25 million cars for faulty equipment.
The world's top automaker announced Wednesday it is recalling 1.29 million automobiles for faulty equipment. The Associated Press is reporting the company is recalling: The story says Toyota has received 46 reports of air bag problems in North America and one from Japan, along with 25 reports of windshield wiper problems. For the full story, click here.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Rock 'n Play Sleeper sold at mass merchandise stores nationwide and online since September 2009 for between $50 and $85.
Information provided by The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should immediately inspect this product and stop using it if mold is found. Units currently in retail stores are not included in this recall to inspect. Name of Product: Newborn Rock 'n Play Sleeper™ Units: About 800,000 units Importer: Fisher-Price Inc., of East Aurora, N.Y Hazard: Mold can develop between the removable seat cushion and the hard plastic frame of the sleeper when it remains wet/moist or is infrequently cleaned, posing a risk of exposure to mold to infants sleeping in the product. The CPSC …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Consumers with milk allergens or sensitivity run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they use the dressing.
If you have an allergy or sensitivity to milk, this recall could affect you: Newman’s Own Inc. announced the voluntary recall of Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Dressing because it contains undeclared milk. If you do not have allergies or sensitivies to milk, then this most recent recall won't affect you. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Dressing with the affected time code. No other Newman’s Own products or flavors are impacted. The products are sold in retail stores in the Eastern to Midwestern US. The affected packages are 16 fl. oz. bottles of Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Dressing that have a …
Monday, October 22, 2012
The Banana Boat recall includes UltraMist Sport, UltraMist Ultra Defense and UltraMist Kids.
Banana Boat sunscreen is being recalled after some of the products resulted in users catching fire, reported the Huffington Post. The voluntary recall includes UltraMist Sport, UltraMist Ultra Defense and UltraMist Kids. There have been five reports of people suffering burns after using the sunscreen in the past year, according to a spokesman of Energizer Holdings, which makes Banana Boat sunscreen. The company notified the FDA of the recall. For more information about the recall, consumers can call 1-800-SAFESUN.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Two types of treats are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.
Kasel Associated Industries is voluntarily recalling its Boots & Barkley Roasted American Pig Ears and Boots & Barkley American Variety Pack Dog Treats because of possible salmonella contamination. The products were distributed nationally through Target stores in August 2012, according to the FDA. According to the FDA: Salmonella can sicken animals that eat these products and humans are at risk for salmonella poisoning from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the pet products or any surfaces exposed to these products. Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Manufacturers have recently issued recalls on common foods.
In recent weeks, manufacturers have rushed to issue recalls on peanut butter and salad, foods that are staples in many pantries and kitchens. On Friday, a limited recall of peanut butter at Trader Joe's was expanded to Target and Wal-Mart, and now includes more than 70 products. Thirty people (including a Grafton boy) across 19 states have reported salmonella food poisoning that was later linked to the contaminated nut butters, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Late last month, Fresh Express Inc. recalled some of its Hearts of Romaine salad due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and …
Friday, September 28, 2012
Bags of salad recalled due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections
Fresh Express Inc. is recalling a limited quantity of 18 oz. Hearts of Romaine salad with the Use By date of Sept. 26, 2012 due to potential contamination 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. See the recalled product information below: To read the full release you can go to the FDA website.