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Recalls: Jeep Grand Cherokee, Liberty; Toyota Prius; Nesquik chocolate powder, more

Jeep Grand Cherokee, Liberty

Company: Chrysler Group LLC.

Quantity: 744,822.

Why? A component in the air bag control module may fail, causing airbags and/or the seat belt pretensioners to deploy while the vehicle is being operated.

What models? 2002-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002-2003 Liberty.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Chrysler toll-free at 1-800-247-9753.

Toyota Prius

Company: Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc.

Quantity: 670,000.

Why? A steering extension shaft could wear out, causing steering problems. And the water pump could fail, which could lead to the car shutting off while being driven.

What models? 2004-2009 Prius.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Toyota toll-free at 1-800-331-4331.

Nesquik chocolate powder

Company: Nestle USA.

Quantity: 200,000-plus canisters.

Why? An ingredient in the powder ingredient, calcium carbonate, provided by a supplier, may contain salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and those with weakened immune systems.

What models? Nesquik chocolate powder in the 10.9-, 21.8- and 40.7-ounce containers. For a full list including UPC and production codes, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm327533.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Nestle toll-free at 1-800-628-7679.

LG electric ranges

Company: LG Electronics Inc.

Quantity: 161,000.

Why? Burners on the electric ranges can fail to turn off after being switched off and the temperature setting can increase unexpectedly during use, posing burn and fire hazards.

What models? LRE30451, LRE30453, LRE30755, LRE30757, and LRE30955ST with serial numbers starting with 512, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 606, 607, 608, 609, 610, 611, 612, 701, 702, 703, 704, 705, 706, 707, 708, 709, 710, 711, 712, 801, 802, 803, 804, 805, 806, 807, 808, 809, 810, 901, 902, 903, 904, 905 and 906.

Where sold? Best Buy, Home Depot, Sears and regional appliance retailers from January 2006-June 2010.

What to do? Call LG toll-free at 1-855-400-4638 or visit www.LG.com/us.

Barbecue sausage products

Company: Pinnacle Foods Group LLC.

Quantity: 90,975 pounds.

Why? The product was underprocessed.

What models? Five-ounce cans of Armour Vienna sausage bourbon BBQ flavored (24 per case), with establishment number P-4247, a UPC code of 54100 93824 and a use-by date of Sept. 7, 2015.

Where sold? Various stores.

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

Gruga office chairs

Company: Sauder Woodworking Co.

Quantity: 70,000.

Why? The seat plate can break, posing a fall hazard.

What models? Entertainment, executive, manager's and task chairs with the brand name Gruga. For full list of model numbers and UPC codes, please see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13030.html.

Where sold? Target and a variety of retail outlets, and online at BestBuy.com and Kohls.com from August 2009-September 2012.

What to do? Call Sauder toll-free at 1-888-800-4590 or visit www.Sauder.com.

Glider rockers

Company: LaJobi Inc.

Quantity: 38,600.

Why? The base of the glider rocker can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.

What models? Graco-branded Avalon and CNS Box 2/ Katelyn Nursery Solution Glider, model numbers 1062335-065, 1062335-071, 1062381-065, 1062381-071, 1062384-065, 1062384-071, 5827914, 8529752, 9382976, 7822758, 6858104 and 8971382.

Where sold? The Avalon model was sold at Burlington and other stores and online at Amazon.com, Target.com and Walmart.com from December 2009-October 2012. The CNS Box 2 / Katelyn model was sold at Walmart.com from November 2011-October 2012.

What to do? Call LaJobi toll-free at 1-888-266-2848 or visit www.lajobi.com.

Grandma's peanut butter cookies

Company: Frito-Lay.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? They contain undeclared milk and egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or egg run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the cookies.

What models? Grandma's peanut butter sandwich creme cookies come in 3.025-ounce packages with a sell-by date of March 12, 2013, and a UPC code of 28400-00153; and the mini-sandwich creme cookies come in a 1.71-ounce package with a sell-by date of May 21, 2013, and a UPC code of 28400-00901.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-650-3479.

New York-style nova lox

Company: Spence & Co. Ltd.

Quantity: 1,563 packages.

Why? The products 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? Spence & Co. Ltd., New York-style nova lox lot 9720704.

Where sold? Fresh Market and Earthfare stores in Florida.

What to do? Call the company at 1-508-427-5577.

Gas fireplaces and inserts

Company: Monessen Hearth Systems Co.

Quantity: 15,000.

Why? A control component in the fireplaces and inserts can prevent the unit from lighting though gas continues to flow, posing a fire hazard.

What models? Majestic, Monessen and Vermont Castings direct-vent and B-vent gas fireplaces and inserts with serial number ranges of 11-X-027322 to 11-X-031501; 12-X-000275 to 12-X-015206, 11-P-032597 to 11-P-059389; and 12-P-000202 to 12-P-037583.

Where sold? Hearth dealers and distributors between October 2011-October 2012.

What to do? Call Monessen toll-free at 1-877-406-9180 or visit www.mhsc.com.

Jaguar XF

Company: Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC.

Quantity: 4,195.

Why? A fuel tank flange may crack, leake fuel and potentially cause a fire.

What models? 2010-2012 Jaguar XF.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Jaguar toll-free at 1-800-452-4827.

High pressure scuba diving air hoses

Companies: Innovative Scuba Concepts Inc., Trident Diving Equipment and A-Plus Marine.

Quantity: 2,590.

Why? The diving hose can rupture reducing the available air supply to the diver, posing a drowning hazard.

What models? Innovative Scuba Concepts with codes 11Q3, 11Q4 and 12Q1; Trident Diving Equipment with codes T0811, T0911, T1011, T1111, T1211, T0112; and T0212 A-Plus Marine with codes 11Q3, 11Q4 and 12Q1.

Where sold? Scuba diving retailers and online from August 2011-August 2012.

What to do? Call, toll-free: Innovative at 1-800-472-2740; Trident at 1-800-234-3483; and A-Plus Marine at 1-800-352-2360 or visit www.innovativescuba.com, www.tridentdive.com and www.aplusmarine.com.

Recalls: Jeep Grand Cherokee, Liberty; Toyota Prius; Nesquik chocolate powder, more 11/15/12 [Last modified: Thursday, November 15, 2012 6:01pm]

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