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Recalls: John Soules chicken products, Home Market Foods frozen beef sandwich products

Chicken products

Company: John Soules Foods Inc.

Quantity: 8,496 pounds.

Why? The chicken products may contain an undeclared allergen, wheat.

What models? The 24-ounce bags of "John Soules Foods fully cooked chicken breast strips with rib meat, Italian style, gluten-free" and "John Soules Foods fully cooked chicken breast strips with rib meat, rotisserie style, gluten-free." Each bag bears the establishment number P-2128 inside the USDA mark of inspection. Additionally, the UPC code 034695 123973 or 123980 as well as the use-by date of Dec. 27 08 or Jan. 2 09 are included on the back of the bag.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-903-363-1120.

Ready-to-eat frozen beef sandwich products

Company: Home Market Foods Inc.

Quantity: 5,250 pounds.

Why? The products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease.

What models? The 3.5-ounce individually wrapped packages of "Blimpie fully cooked seasoned beef shaved steaks, thinly sliced with onions." Each label bears the establishment number "EST. 2727" inside the USDA mark of inspection as well as a printed Julian date of 3198, 3228 or 3238 on the products available for consumer purchase.

Where sold? Various Florida retailers.

What to do? Call the company at 1-781-948-1585.

Starcaps dietary supplement capsules

Company: Balanced Health Products Inc.

Quantity: About 10,000 bottles.

Why? Some of the capsules contain an undeclared diuretic, Bumetanide. Potential risks associated with the use of Bumetanide include serious and significant fluid and electrolyte loss and an elevation in uric acid concentrations.

What models? Starcaps diet system dietary supplement, Lot 12/2011 – 84810, sold in 30-capsule plastic bottles.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-212-794-9793.

Zhen De Shou fat loss capsules

Company: Fashion Sanctuary.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product contains undeclared sibutramine. Sibutramine is an FDA approved drug used as an appetite suppressant for weight loss. This poses a potential threat to consumers because sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias or stroke.

What models? Zhen De Shou Fat Loss Capsules sold in 10-count blister cards. It is sold in a box with an inner foil pouch. Inside the pouch is a blister pack containing light and dark green capsules. This recall affects all lot codes and use by dates.

Where sold? Online.

What to do? E-mail the company at zhendeshourecall@gmail.com for instructions about returning the product.

Several GM vehicles

Company: General Motors Corp.

Quantity: 16,667.

Why? The vehicles may be missing a rivet for a safety belt buckle in the second or third row.

What models? 2009 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call toll-free: Buick, 1-866-608-8080; Chevrolet, 1-800-630-2438; GMC, 1-866-996-9463; Saturn, 1-800-972-8876.

Saturn Vue

Company: General Motors Corp.

Quantity: 2,149.

Why? The steering knuckle could have been installed incorrectly, resulting in a loss of steering control.

What models? 2009 Saturn Vue vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Saturn toll-free at 1-800-972-8876.

Hockey helmets

Company: Reebok-CCM Hockey U.S. Inc.

Quantity: 1,000.

Why? The helmet's chinstrap can unexpectedly disengage while in use. If this happens, the helmet can fall off, posing a head and neck injury risk.

What models? RBK and CCM helmets included in this recall have a HECC sticker with date code JUN – 2013. HECC stickers and model numbers are located on the back of the helmets. Models included in the recall: RBK HT8K, HT6, HT4K; and CCM HTV10, HTV08, HT692 and the HT692 combo.

Where sold? Sporting goods stores and online.

What to do? Call Reebok-CCM toll-free at 1-800-451-4600 or visit the firm's Web sites at www.reebokhockey.com and http://en.ccmsports.com.

Recalls: John Soules chicken products, Home Market Foods frozen beef sandwich products 12/02/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 10:45am]

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