Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Consumer

Recalls: Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6, Saturn Aura; Trader Joe's peanut butter; more

Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6, Saturn Aura

Company: General Motors LLC.

Quantity: 426,240.

Why? The tabs on the transmission shift cable end may fracture and separate, which could result in the shift lever and the actual position of the transmission gear not matching. The driver would be able to move the shifter to park and remove the ignition key, but the transmission gear may not be in park. The vehicle may not be able to be restarted and the vehicle could roll away after the driver has exited the vehicle.

What models? 2008-2010 Chevrolet Malibu and Pontiac G6, 2007-2010 Saturn Aura.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call GM toll-free at 1-866-694-6546.

Trader Joe's peanut butter

Company: Trader Joe's.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product could be contaminated with salmonella, 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? Creamy Salted Valencia peanut butter comes in a 16-ounce plastic jar with an expiration date that is stamped below the lid.

Where sold? All Trader Joe's stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-626-599-3817.

American beef bully sticks

Company: Kasel Associated Industries.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product could be contaminated with salmonella, 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? Boots & Barkley six-count, 5-inch American beef bully sticks with bar code number 647263899189, lot numbers BESTBY20APR2014DEN, BESTBY01JUN2014DEN, BESTBY23JUN2014DEN and BESTBY23SEP2014DEN. .

Where sold? Target stores.

What to do? Call Kasel toll-free at 1-800-218-4417.

Hanover jellies and jams

Company: Hanover Pike Enterprises Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain undeclared milk and soy. People who have allergies to dairy products may run the risk of allergic reactions if they consume these products.

What models? Hot Pepper Jelly and Green Pepper Jelly in 8- and 4-ounce jars, and Blackberry Brandy Jam and Peach Brandy Jam in 9- and 4-ounce jars.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-410-239-7433.

Whey protein concentrates

Company: Maine Natural Health.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product contains unlabeled allergens: milk, shellfish and coconut. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, shellfish or nuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

What models? Stronger Faster Healthier and Maine Natural Health products are sold in the flavors of chocolate, natural, vanilla, lime, coconut and pina colada and in the 2-pound, 10-ounce and 30-gram sizes. The brand names are Pure Whey in Maine Natural Health, Stronger Faster Healthier, Fortified and Endurance Daily in Stronger Faster Healthier, Recovery (also labeled as Post Workout), Rejuvenate in Maine Natural Health and Stronger Faster Healthier, Daily Balance, Endurance Daily, Endurance In Race and Hunger and Weight in Stronger Faster Healthier.

Where sold? Various stores and the Internet.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-797-2021, extension 106, or email [email protected]

Bicycle components

Company: Specialized Bicycle Components Inc.

Quantity: 12,000.

Why? The front fork can break.

What models? 2008 and 2009 models women's and men's Globe Elite, Globe Sport, Globe Sport Disc, Globe Centrum Comp, Globe Centrum Elite, Globe City 6, Globe Vienna 3, Globe Vienna 3 Disc, Globe Vienna 4, Globe Vienna Deluxe 3, Globe Vienna Deluxe 4, Globe Vienna Deluxe 5 and Globe Vienna Deluxe 6 bicycles.

Where sold? Authorized Specialized retailers from July 2007-July 2012.

What to do? Call Specialized toll-free at 1-877-808-8154 or visit www.specialized.com and click on "support/safety notices."

Chevrolet Sonic

Company: General Motors LLC.

Quantity: 4,716.

Why? When a turn signal lamp fails to operate, the body control module in these vehicles does not detect this condition and will not indicate the condition to the driver.

What models? 2013 Chevrolet Sonic.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call GM toll-free at 1-866-694-6546.

Golf cars, utility vehicles

Company: Club Car LLC.

Quantity: 4,000.

Why? The fuel tank filler neck can crack and allow fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.

What models? 2012 Club Car gasoline and diesel golf cars and utility vehicles. For the full list with details, please see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12748.html.

Where sold? Authorized Club Car dealers from April-June 2012.

What to do? Call Club Car toll-free at 1-800-227-0739, extension 3831, or visit www.clubcar.com and click on "safety info."

Residential elevators

Company: ThyssenKrupp Access Manufacturing LLC.

Quantity: 650.

Why? The elevator's door can unlock and open at a landing with no elevator car present, exposing the elevator shaft.

What models? LEV II, Volant and Rise residential elevators that were installed in residences with three or more floors. Model numbers are RLWL for the LEV II, RLGL for the Volant and RLRC for the Rise.

Where sold? Elevator dealers from December 2010-August 2012 .

What to do? Call ThyssenKrupp Access Manufacturing LLC toll-free at 1-800-925-3100, email [email protected] or visit www.tkaccess.com and click on "important recall notice."

Shorea Wooden Arc hammock stands

Company: Hayneedle Inc.

Quantity: 131.

Why? The layers of wood in the stand can separate and fail.

What models? Shorea wood hammock stands are natural colored with an arc-shaped holder standing perpendicular to two base pieces. The stand is 14.5 feet long, 5 feet wide and 4.25 feet high. The stand is compatible with spreader bar hammocks, which are sold separately. The item/model number VFA042-1 is printed on the packaging.

Where sold? Hammocks.com in June and July.

What to do? Call Hayneedle toll-free at 1-866-508-1142 or visit www.hammocks.com.

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