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Recalls: GE dishwashers; Missa Bay fruit, vegetable, sandwich products; Burch Farms cantelopes; more

Bumbo baby seats

Company: Bumbo International Trust.

Quantity: 4 million.

Why? Babies can maneuver out of or fall from the Bumbo seat, posing a risk of serious injuries.

What models? The Bumbo seat is round and flat with a diameter of about 15 inches. It is constructed of a single piece of molded foam and comes in various colors. The seat has leg holes and the seat back wraps completely around the child. On the front of the seat in raised lettering is the word Bumbo with the image of an elephant on top. The bottom of the seat has the following words: Manufactured by Bumbo South Africa Material: Polyurethane World Patent No. PCT: ZA/1999/00030.

Where sold? Sears, Target, Toys R Us, Babies R Us, USA Babies, Walmart and various other toy and children's stores, and online, from August 2003-August 2012.

What to do? Call Bumbo toll-free at 1-866-898-4999 or visit www.recall.BumboUSA.com.

GE dishwashers

Company: GE Appliances.

Quantity: 1.3 million.

Why? An electrical failure in the dishwasher's heating element can pose a fire hazard.

What models? GE, GE Adora, GE Eterna, GE Profile with model numbers beginning with GLC4, GLD4, GLD5, GLD6, GSD61, GSD62,GSD63, GSD66, GSD67, GSD69, GLDL,PDW7, PDWF7, EDW4, EDW5, EDW6,GHD4, GHD5, GHD6, GHDA4 and GHDA6; and Hotpoint HLD4. All have serial numbers beginning with FL, GL, HL, LL, ML, VL, ZL, AM, DM, FM, GM, HM, LM, MM, RM, SM, TM, VM, ZM, AR, DR, FR or GR.

Where sold? Appliance dealers, authorized builder distributors and other stores from March 2006-August 2009.

What to do? Call GE toll-free at 1-866-918-8760 or visit www.geappliances.com/recall.

Missa Bay fruit, vegetable, sandwich products

Company: Missa Bay LLC.

Quantity: 293,488 cases and 296,224 individually distributed units.

Why? The products contain diced or sliced apples that may 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? Fruit, vegetable and sandwich products containing apples and the use-by date of July 8. For the list of products, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm315249.htm.

Where sold? Various stores in Florida and other states.

What to do? Call Ready Pac toll-free at 1-800-800-7822 or visit www.readypac.com.

All cantelopes from Burch Farms

Company: Burch Equipment LLC.

Quantity: 188,902.

Why? The product could 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? The cantalopes are identified by a red label reading Burch Farms referencing PLU 4319. Some of the cantalopes may have been identified with a Cottle Strawberry Inc. sticker referencing PLU 4319.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Burch at 1-910-267-5781 or email burch@intrstar.net.

Animal snap bracelets

Company: Toysmith.

Quantity: 89,500.

Why? The metal snap band can wear through the fabric covering, resulting in exposing sharp edges and posing a laceration hazard.

What models? Animal Snap Bracelets in assorted metallic fabrics with animal figures, including seahorse, frog, snake, starfish, crab, lizard, dolphin and fish. A round paper tag is attached to the product with the product name, Toysmith information, the words Item 2360 Animal Snap Bracelet, SKU number and bar code.

Where sold? Cost Plus World Market, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and other retailers from September 2011-February 2012.

What to do? Call Toysmith toll-free at 1-800-356-0474 or visit www.toysmith.com.

EOS Rebel T4i Digital SLR cameras

Company: Canon U.S.A. Inc.

Quantity: 68,200.

Why? A chemical used in the camera's rubber grips can result in a reaction that changes the grips from black to white and poses a risk of skin irritation to users.

What models? EOS Rebel T4i digital SLR cameras with a 12-digit serial number that contain a second digit that is a 3 or 4 and a sixth digit that is a 1.

Where sold? B&H Photo, Best Buy and camera and mass merchandise stores and online between June-July 2012 .

What to do? Call Canon toll-free at 1-855-902-3277 or visit www.usa.canon.com.

Pesto sea crackers

Company: Two Moms in the Raw.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? They may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

What models? The 4-ounce package of gluten-free Pesto sea crackers with lot numbers 1008, 1016, 1027, 1055 and 1067.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Two Moms in the Raw at 1-720-221-8555 or email info@twomomsintheraw.com.

Partial cheese wheels

Company: Tomales Bay Foods Inc.

Quantity: 133 pounds.

Why? The product may 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? Tomales Bay Foods Inc distributed partial wheels of: Shepherd's Way; Big Woods Blue, make date 7/19/2011 -7/27/2011; and Pondhopper, pack date 6-28-2012.

Where sold? Various Florida stores.

What to do? Call Tomales toll-free at 1-866-249-7833.

Chevrolet Impala

Company: General Motors LLC.

Quantity: 36,413.

Why? The front lower control arms may break, which could result in the loss of control of the vehicle.

What models? 2008-2012 Chevrolet Impala.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Pineapple and guava beverage

Company: Vaquería Tres Monjitas.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product may contain sodium caseinate, a milk derivative, that it is not declared in the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to this ingredient run the risk of an allergic reaction if they consume the product.

What models? The juice beverage with a pineapple-guava flavor (guava-piña) flavor, which comes in plastic containers of 8, 14, 32, 64 and 128 ounces.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Vaquería Tres Monjitas at 1-787-474-1817 or 1-787-474-1818.

Chevrolet, GMC vehicles

Company: General Motors LLC.

Quantity: 9,389.

Why? Water and road contaminants may become trapped in the protective conduit that covers the fuel filler pipe and may cause the pipe to corrode. That could lead to a leak during refueling, which is a fire risk.

What models? 2003-2004 Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana sold or registered in cold weather states.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call, toll-free, Chevrolet at 1-866-694-6546 and GMC at 1-866-996-9463.

Mercedes vehicles

Company: Mercedes-Benz USA LLC.

Quantity: 8,675.

Why? The all-season floor mat may not fully conform to the contour of the vehicle's floor plan as intended, reducing clearance and possibly allowing the pedal to become trapped. This could prevent the gas pedal from retracting and the vehicle may not decelerate as expected when the driver lifts their foot from the gas pedal.

What models? 2012-2013 Mercedes-Benz ML350, ML550 and ML63.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Kawasaki 'Ninja' motorcycles

Company: Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A.

Quantity: 4,170.

Why? Engine oil may leak from the crankcase at the starter mounting point and pool on top of the crankcase. Continued use in this condition can allow oil to spill over onto the rear tire, increasing the risk of a crash.

What models? 2011-2012 Kawasaki ZX-10R.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Kawasaki toll-free at 1-866-802-9381.

Recalls: GE dishwashers; Missa Bay fruit, vegetable, sandwich products; Burch Farms cantelopes; more 08/16/12 [Last modified: Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:27am]

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