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Recalls: Kellogg Mini-Wheat cereals, Sunland peanut butter and other products, more

Kellogg Mini-Wheat cereals

Company: Kellogg Co.

Quantity: 2.8 million boxes.

Why? The cereals may contain fragments of flexible metal mesh from a faulty manufacturing part.

What models? Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size Original and Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Size with the letters KB, AP or FK. For more specifics, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm323202.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-962-1413.

Sunland peanut butter, other products

Company: Sunland Inc.

Quantity: More than 250 products.

Why? The products have the potential to be contaminated with 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? Please see www.sunlandinc.com/788/html/pdfs/SunlandRecall.pdf.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-866-837-1018.

Steroids for back pain, eye, heart issues

Company: New England Compounding Center.

Quantity: All.

Why? These lots have been associated with a non-contagious fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed at least 12 people.

What models? All New England Compounding Center products distributed since January 2012.

Where sold? Through pain clinics in more than 20 states, including Florida.

What to do? Call 1-866-523-7339 toll-free.

Ford Fiesta

Company: Ford Motor Co.

Quantity: 154,604.

Why? The passenger side curtain air bag will not deploy in the event of a side impact collision when the front passenger seat is empty, putting a passenger in the right rear seating position at risk.

What models? 2011-2013 Ford Fiesta.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Sharper Image USB wall chargers

Company: Atomi.

Quantity: 80,000.

Why? The chargers can overheat and smoke, posing fire and burn hazards.

What models? Sharper Image USB wall chargers with model numbers TSI202 and TSI260.

Where sold? Burlington Coat Factory, Tuesday Morning and TJ Maxx stores and online from October 2011-September 2012.

What to do? Call Atomi toll-free at 1-800-790-1440 or email info@atominy.com.

Boneless chicken products

Company: Tyson Foods Inc.

Quantity: 67,269 pounds.

Why? The products contain undeclared allergens milk, soy and egg, due to mislabeling. People who are allergic could have adverse reactions.

What models? The 25.5-ounce bags of Tyson any'tizers Boneless Chicken Wyngz Honey BBQ Flavored with the establishment number P13456 and the use by date Aug 072013 or Aug 082013; and the 12.75-pound shipping cases of Fully Cooked Boneless Chicken Wyngz Buffalo Style with the establishment number P13456 and the use-by date Aug 07 2013 or Aug 08 2013. Identifying case codes 2202PBF0208:xx through 2202PBF0223:xx or 2212PBF0200:xx through 2212PBF0223:xx also can be found ion cases.

Where sold? Various stores.

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

Pontiac Vibe

Company: General Motors LLC.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The driver-side power window switch can stick, smoke and potentially cause a fire.

What models? 2009 Pontiac Vibe.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Pontiac toll-free at 1-800-762-2737.

Herring fillets Atlantic Recipe in oil

Company: Four Seasons Dairy Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

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? Herring fillets Atlantic Recipe in oil in 16.66 ounces with an expiration date of 12/11/12.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-718-567-7877.

Nature's Recipe baked biscuits

Company: Nature's Recipe.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products have the potential to be contaminated with 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? Nature's Recipe oven-baked biscuits with real chicken in 19-ounce stand-up resealable pouches with lot codes 2199TP and 2200TP, and UPC codes of 30521 51549 and 30521 51549.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-237-3856 or visit www.naturesrecipe.com.

Yokohama tires

Company: Yokohama Tire Corp.

Quantity: 10,669.

Why? The tires may have been produced with an irregular geometry in the casing turn-up area above the tire bead in the lower sidewall, which could lead to a lower sidewall crack and a rapid loss of tire inflation.

What models? Yokohama AVID Touring S tires, size 215/65R16 98T SL.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Yokohama toll-free at 1-800-423-4544.

Evenflo booster seats

Company: Evenflo Co. Inc.

Quantity: 151.

Why? The seats were not distributed with an owner's manual, a violation of federal standards

What models? Evenflo Big Kid Factory Select booster seats, model numbers 30911173AD, 3091967AD, 30911118AD and 30911120D.

Where sold? They were display models distributed by government agencies, hospitals, etc.

What to do? Call Evenflo toll-free at 1-800-233-5921.

ElliptiGO 11R outdoor elliptical cycles

Company: ElliptiGO Inc.

Quantity: 140.

Why? The drive arm on the ElliptiGO cycles can crack or break during use.

What models? ElliptiGO 11R with serial numbers that range from 12-003-069 through 12-020-035.

Where sold? Online at www.elliptigo.com and various specialty bicycle and specialty fitness retailers from April-July 2012.

What to do? Call ElliptiGO toll-free at 1-888-551-0117 or visit www.elliptigo.com/recall.html or www.elliptigo.com.

Recalls: Kellogg Mini-Wheat cereals, Sunland peanut butter and other products, more 10/18/12 [Last modified: Thursday, October 18, 2012 6:44pm]

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