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Recalls: Avaira Toric contact lenses, frozen ground tuna, more

Avaira Toric contact lenses

Company: CooperVision Inc.

Quantity: 600,000.

Why? A residue has been found on certain lots of Avaira Toric lenses, which may cause hazy vision, discomfort, or eye injuries requiring medical treatment.

What models? Various Avaira Toric contact lenses.

Where sold? Various distributors and eye care practitioners.

What to do? Go to the CooperVision recall web page at, and enter the lot number of your package to determine whether your lenses have been recalled. If so, call the company toll-free at 1-855-526-6737.

Frozen ground tuna

Company: Osamu Corp.

Quantity: 1,800 cases.

Why? Decomposition was found in several samples of the product as well as high levels of histamine in samples at one retail location. Decomposition can promote formation of histamine, which can cause tingling or burning sensation in the mouth, facial swelling, rash, hives and itchy skin, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.

What models? Lot #7013 of the frozen ground tuna.

Where sold? By the AFC Corp., Red Shell Foods and Pacific Fresh Fish Co. from Aug. 18-Sept. 8. AFC has grocery store sushi franchises in nearly every state, including Florida.

What to do? Call the company at 1-310-327-6376.

Brewer's yeast tablets

Company: NOW Foods.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product contains an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products and should stop taking them immediately.

What models? Brewer's Yeast tablets, 10 grain, 650 mg, in bottle sizes of 200 tablets (product code 2410) and 500 tablets (product code 2412). The affected U.S. lot numbers for product 2410 are 1334119, 1354098 and 1362375. The affected U.S. lot numbers for product 2412 are 1347607, 1334773 and 1358774.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-669-3663.

Uneviscerated salted, smoked, split herring

Company: CFE International.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain clostridium botulinum spores, which can cause botulism, a serious and potentially fatal food-borne illness. Botulism can cause general weakness, dizziness, double-vision and trouble with speaking or swallowing.

What models? Salted, smoked, split herring, lot 1171, plant code 2406.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-617-924-8300.

Lean Cuisine Dinnertime Selects

Company: Nestlé Prepared Foods Co.

Quantity: About 200 packages.

Why? Lean Cuisine Dinnertime Selects Lemon Garlic Shrimp product was mistakenly placed into packaging for Lean Cuisine Dinnertime Selects Chicken Fettuccini. The mislabeled product contains shrimp, an allergen, and anyone allergic to shellfish and eats this product could have a serious allergic reaction.

What models? Lean Cuisine Dinnertime Selects Chicken Fettuccini with a UPC code 13800-14880, a production code of 1253595911G and has a "best before" date of October 2012.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-542-6935.

Frozen chicken and steak fajita products

Company: Phil's Fresh Foods Inc.

Quantity: 15,760 pounds.

Why? The chicken fajita packages may contain steak and the steak fajita packages may contain chicken, which could cause reactions in people allergic to one or the other.

What models? Seven-ounce cartons of Evos burritos fire grilled chicken and steak fajita with the establishment number EST. 21015 or P-21015 and an identifying lot number of 03311.

Where sold? Various stores Feb. 2-3.

What to do? Call the company at 1-303-815-1141.

Mercedes vehicles

Company: Mercedes-Benz USA LLC.

Quantity: 6,872.

Why? The diesel fuel filter may leak.

What models? 2011 Mercedes-Benz E, GL, LR and R models, and the 2012 S class.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Mercedes-Benz toll-free at 1-800-367-6372.

Recalls: Avaira Toric contact lenses, frozen ground tuna, more 10/20/11 [Last modified: Thursday, October 20, 2011 1:53pm]
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