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Recalls: Goodrich and Uniroyal tires, Ford Escape and more

Goodrich, Uniroyal tires

Company: Michelin North America Inc.

Quantity: 799,900.

Why? The tires may develop a separation at the tread/belt edge, leading to rapid air loss and an increased risk of a crash.

What models? B.F. Goodrich commercial T/A A/S / LT 235/85R16 120 Q LRE and T/A A/S / LT 245/75R16 120 Q LRE; and Uniroyal Laredo HD/H / LT 235/85R16 120 Q LRE and HD/H / LT 245/75R16 120 Q LRE.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-637-5527.

Ford Escape

Company: Ford Motor Co.

Quantity: 423,634.

Why? Inadequate clearance between the engine cover and the speed control cable connector could result in a stuck throttle when the accelerator pedal is fully or almost fully depressed.

What models? 2001-2004 Ford Escape.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Ford toll-free at 1-866-436-7332.

Mazda Tribute

Company: Mazda North American Operations.

Quantity: 217,500.

Why? Inadequate clearance between the engine cover and the speed control cable connector could result in a stuck throttle when the accelerator pedal is fully or almost fully depressed.

What models? 2001-2006 and 2008 Mazda Tribute.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Mazda toll-free at 1-800-222-5500, option 6.

Hyundai Santa Fe

Company: Hyundai-Kia American Technical Center Inc.

Quantity: 199,118.

Why? The occupant classification system may not detect small-statured adults, which could prevent the airbag from deploying in a crash.

What models? 2007-2009 Hyundai Sante Fe.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Hyundai toll-free at 1-800-633-5151.

Whole Food Markets fresh food

Company: Whole Foods Market.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product could be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, which can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease.

What models? See the full list of foods at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm313577.htm.

Where sold? Various stores in Tampa.

What to do? Call the company at (512) 542-0390.

Tyson premium chunk chicken

Company: Tony Downs Food Co.

Quantity: 70,500.

Why? The canned beef product contains wheat, an allergen not declared on the canned chicken label.

What models? The 12.5-ounce cans of Tyson premium chunk chicken with the code date of 8965 248A 12139 and best-by date of May 18, 2015. Each label bears the number P-65 inside the USDA mark of inspection.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-866-328-3156.

RaceTrac chipotle chicken wrap

Company: LSG Sky Chefs.

Quantity: 735 pounds.

Why? The product could be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, which can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease.

What models? The 6.9-ounce packages of RaceTrac chipotle chicken wrap with a sell-through date of July 27 to July 31, 2012, and bears the establishment number P-19682.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at (770) 431-7600, ext. 1402.

Trader Joe's salsa, balela

Company: Simmering Soup Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products contain diced onions that are the subject of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration recall due to possible listeria monocytogenes contamination, which can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease.

What models? Mild salsa, 16 ounce, use-by 08/09, SKU 082584, UPC 00285841; and balela, 8 ounce, use-by 07/31, SKU 068306, UPC 00683067.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at (401) 225-1288.

VitaKitty chicken breast

Company: Arthur Dogswell LLC.

Quantity: 1,051 cartons.

Why? The products have the potential to contain propylene glycol. High levels of propylene glycol in the treats could result in serious injury to cats.

What models? VitaKitty chicken breast with flaxseed and vitamins with lot codes SEW12CH032701/03c and SEW12CH032702/03c, best-before dates 09/10/13 and 09/11/13, respectively, and UPC code 8 84244 00057 2.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-559-8833.

Poultry feed

Company: Land O'Lakes Purina Feed LLC.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products lack vitamin D. Inadequate levels of vitamin D in a bird's diet for greater than two or three weeks may cause bone weakness, fractures or joint problems and potentially death, if birds are not exposed to direct sunlight daily.

What models? Purina and Dumor brands. For a full list, see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm313507.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Purina toll-free at 1-800-227-8941 and Dumor at 1-888-719-8066, or visit www.purinamills.com/news/recall-information.aspx.

Green Toys mini vehicles

Company: Green Toys Inc.

Quantity: 50,000.

Why? The wheels and hubcaps on the toy cars can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

What models? Green Toys mini vehicles, MVHA-1014 and MVFA-1022. For more detailed information, see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12238.html.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Green Toys toll-free at 1-888-973-3421 or visit www.greentoys.com/recall.

Benzalkonium chloride antiseptic wipes

Company: DUKAL Corp.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The swabs may be contaminated with Burkholderia cepacia, which can lead to infections that could pose a health risk to immune-suppressed patients.

What models? Zee and Dukal swabs. For specific information about models, see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm313912.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-243-0741 or email productsupport@dukal.com.

Products with onions

Companies: Garden-Fresh Foods, Ken's Foods.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products could be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, which can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease.

What models? At Garden-Fresh Foods, ready-to-eat salads, slaw, salsa, bean and dip products. For the full list, see www.fda.gov/downloads/Safety/Recalls/UCM314032.pdf. At Ken's Foods, Golden Corral Tartar Sauce, Dickey's BBQ Bean Sauce, Lee's Cole Slaw Dressing, Fatz Tartar Sauce, Ken's Tartar Sauce. For the full list, see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm313875.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Ken's Foods at (508) 229-1100, ext. 4727 or ext. 1190. Call Garden-Fresh toll-free at 1-800-645-3367.

Hyundai Sonata

Company: Hyundai-Kia American Technical Center Inc.

Quantity: 22,512.

Why? The curtain side airbags may inflate without deployment command due to an error during manufacturing.

What models? 2012-2013 Hyundai Sonata.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Hyundai toll-free at 1-800-633-5151.

Kawasaki motorcycles

Company: Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA.

Quantity: 13,289.

Why? Due to a gap between the brake pedal and guard, small stones or debris can become trapped, creating a brake drag. This can cause the rear brake to overheat, leading to rear brake damage and lockup or failure of the rear brakes.

What models? 2008-2012 Kawasaki Concours 14 (ZG1400 A/B/C/D) motorcycles.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Motion security lights

Company: HeathCo LLC.

Quantity: 7,800.

Why? Internal wiring can be damaged during installation, bulb replacement or adjustment, posing an electric shock hazard.

What models? Heath/Zenith 270-degree motion security lights with model number SL-5414-WH.

Where sold? Home Depot from September 2011-April 2012.

What to do? Call HeathCo toll-free at 1-855-833-8657, email hzproductnotice@heathcollc.com or visit www.heath-zenith.com/hzproductnotice.

Kenta and Kenta Plus child carriers

Company: Liberty Mountain.

Quantity: 300.

Why? The side strap's seam can unravel and cause the strap to separate, posing a fall hazard to the child in the carrier.

What models? Backpack-style child carriers sold under the Kenta and Kenta Plus model name. "VAUDE" is printed on the back and between the shoulder straps of the carrier. "Kenta" or "Kenta Plus" is printed on the lower back or hip belt of the carrier.

Where sold? Outdoor camping and climbing stores from January 2010-May 2012.

What to do? Call Liberty Mountain toll-free at 1-800-366-2666 or visit www.vaude.com or www.libertymountain.com.

Recalls: Goodrich and Uniroyal tires, Ford Escape and more 08/03/12 [Last modified: Friday, August 3, 2012 4:30am]
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