Monday, April 23, 2018
Consumer

Recalls: Anytime Deli sandwiches, Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes, more

Akrimax birth control pills

Company: Pfizer Inc.

Quantity: 1 million packets.

Why? Some of the packets may contain an inexact count of inert or active ingredient tablets and that the tablets may be out of sequence. As a result of this packaging error, the daily regimen for these oral contraceptives may be incorrect and could leave women without adequate contraception, and at risk for unintended pregnancy.

What models? Lo/Ovral-28 (norgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) tablets and Norgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets (generic). For a fuller description, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm289770.htm.

Where sold? Various pharmacies.

What to do? Call Akrimax Medical Information toll-free at 1-877-509-3935.

Anytime Deli sandwiches

Company: M.E. Thompson Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product has the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.

What models? Anytime Deli turkey & ham sub sandwich, UPC 0543200194, with an expiration date of Jan. 19 and Jan. 22.

Where sold? Convenience stores in Florida.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-394-6258.

Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes

Company: Pinnacle Foods Group LLC.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product may contain soy protein, an undeclared allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy protein may run the risk of an allergic reaction if they consume this product.

What models? Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes in cardboard cartons with a recommended use-by date between Nov. 1, 2011, up to and including Oct. 16, 2012. This date can be found in the white box on the end of the carton. For UPC codes and specific products, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm289496.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Pinnacle toll-free at 1-888-299-7646.

Toyo tires

Company: Toyo Tire Holdings of America Inc.

Quantity: 68,763.

Why? Some of the tires may have a kink in the bead area, which could lead to a crack, tire failure and potentially a crash.

What models? Toyo Extensa A/S/P225/60R16 97T.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Toyo toll-free at 1-800-442-8696.

Walgreens chocolate-covered raisins

Company: Walgreen Co.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The packages may contain Walgreens Bridge Mix with peanut, almond and soy ingredients, which could cause a reaction for those who have allergies to these ingredients.

What models? The 13-ounce packages of Walgreens chocolate-covered raisins, which can be identified as a blue and white plastic bag with chocolate-covered raisins pictured on the front and the following identifying information on the back label: best by date of Oct 42012A1, UPC number 04902245661 and item number 280217.

Where sold? Walgreens.

What to do? Call Walgreens at 1-847-315-2755.

Mazda Tribute

Company: Mazda Motor Corp.

Quantity: 52,390.

Why? The brake master cylinder reservoir cap can leak fluid, which could corrode some electrical connections and possibly lead to a fire.

What models? 2001-2002 Mazda Tribute.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Mazda toll-free at 1-800-222-5500.

LED flashlight and battery set

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club Inc.

Quantity: 41,000.

Why? The flashlights can heat up, smoke or melt when turned on, posing fire and burn hazards.

What models? Superex Safeto Go LED flashlight and battery sets. The words Superex, SAFETO GO Family Pack and Bright White LED Flashlights appear on the front of the packaging. The UPC 0-56986-01008-3 is printed on the back of the packaging along with the SKU number 700935.

Where sold? BJ's Wholesale Clubs from July-December 2011.

What to do? Call BJ's toll-free at 1-800-257-2582 or visit www.bjs.com/contact.

Chaperone child restraint seats

Company: Britax Child Safety Inc.

Quantity: 14,220.

Why? The harness adjuster can detach from the seat shell, and the child may not be properly restrained in a crash

What models? Chaperone models CE9L692J, E9L692K, E9L692L and E9L692M.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-427-4829 or visit www.britaxusa.com.

Renastart powdered medical food

Company: Vitaflo USA.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products were incorrectly labeled, which could result in high potassium blood levels or high sodium levels in the blood. In most cases, symptoms may not be detectable, but significant health consequences are possible.

What models? Renastart 14.11-ounce cans, batch number 12832.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Vitaflo toll-free at 1-888-848-2356.

Aveeno baby calming comfort lotion

Company: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? A product sample by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration indicated that the lot exceeded the specifications for common bacteria.

What models? Aveeno baby calming comfort lotion, lot number 0161LK, UPC code 38137-0036456.

Where sold? Various stores in Florida.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-298-2525.

Bicycle handlebars

Companies: Euro Asia Imports; The Merry Sales Co.; and Bicycle Technologies International.

Quantity: 2,000.

Why? The recalled bicycle handlebars can break while the user is riding the bike, resulting in loss of control.

What models? Nitto aluminum bicycle handlebars with model number B259AA. NITTO and B259 are printed at the end of the handlebars.

Where sold? Bicycle specialty stores and dealers from January 2008-July 2011.

What to do? Call Euro Asia Imports toll-free at 1-888-662-1814 or visit www.euroasiaimports.com.

Utility vehicle

Company: KYMCO USA.

Quantity: 1,876.

Why? An exposed portion of the exhaust system can allow debris such as leaves, brush or other flammable materials to enter the opening and ignite, posing a fire hazard.

What models? 2009 through 2012 KYMCO utility task vehicles. The vehicles are gasoline-powered, off-road vehicles with two side-by-side seats, a cargo bed and a steering wheel. The vehicles have the model and brand name KYMCO on both sides of the rear fender area and the front of the hood. For more on the models, please see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12713.html.

Where sold? KYMCO dealers from June 2008-October 2011.

What to do? Call KYMCO USA toll-free at 1-888-235-3417, email [email protected] or visit www.kymcousa.com.

Golf, service and utility vehicles

Company: Columbia ParCar Corp.

Quantity: 1,400.

Why? The lower steering yoke can loosen where it attaches to the steering rack and pinion, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle.

What models? 2009, 2010 and 2011 Columbia ParCar golf carts, low-speed service and utility vehicles. They are 36- or 48-volt electric vehicles manufactured from July 1, 2008, through June 30, 2011. Vehicles can be identified by their vehicle identification numbers located either on the passenger's side left kick panel, in the driver's side storage compartment or on the steering wheel beneath the center cap. For the full list, please see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12715.html.

Where sold? ParCar dealers from July 1, 2008, to July 31, 2011.

What to do? Call Columbia ParCar Corp. toll-free at 1-800-222-4653 or visit www.parcar.com.

Oregon replacement mower blades

Company: Blount International Inc.

Quantity: 950.

Why? The replacement blades can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard.

What models? Blount replacement blades for Ariens 48-inch lawnmowers. The replacement blades are sold under the Oregon brand name. Oregon, part number 91-003 and PA or PJ are printed on the surface of the recalled blades.

Where sold? Independent lawn and garden sales and service stores from January 2010-September 2011.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-866-685-5449 or visit www.blount.com.

Bicycles with carbon forks

Company: Specialized Bicycle Components Inc.

Quantity: 460.

Why? The brake component housed within the bicycle's carbon fork can disengage from the fork and allow the brake assembly to contact the wheel spokes while rotating, posing a fall hazard.

What models? 2012 Tricross Sport and 2012 Tricross Comp model bicycles come in various colors and have the brand name Specialized on the lower front frame tube. The model name Tricross Sport or Tricross Comp is on the top tube.

Where sold? Authorized retailers from June-November 2011.

What to do? Call Specialized toll-free at 1-877-808-8154 or visit www.specialized.com.

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