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Recalls: Liquid Glucose Hexokinase Reagent, some Alexia food products, more

Liquid Glucose Hexokinase Reagent catalog G7517

Company: Pointe Scientific Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product could give an inaccurate glucose value reading above a certain range.

What models? All size kits of the Liquid Glucose Hexokinase Reagent catalog number G7517, lots 823901, 826801, 829401, 831502, 814301 and 820502.

Where sold? Various locations.

What to do? Contact the company toll-free at 1-800-445-9853.

Alexia olive oil, sun-dried tomatoes & pesto oven reds

Company: Alexia Foods Inc.

Quantity: 9,000 cases.

Why? The products may contain the undeclared allergen pine nuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to pine nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

What models? Alexia – Olive Oil, Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Pesto Oven Reds, is packaged in 15-ounce white poly bags with a teal-colored graphic banner and pictures seasoned potato wedges on the front bag panel. They have the following Sell By dates printed on the upper left back panel of the poly package with the UPC # 34183 00108: Sell by 5385050811, 5385050911, 5385051011 and 5385051111.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Alexia toll-free at 1-866-518-0894 or visit

Half & Half, whipping cream, ice cream mix

Company: Morningstar Foods.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain soy protein. People with allergies to soy protein could have a reaction, including hives, swelling, shortness of breath, wheezing, vomiting and stomach or intestinal upset.

What models? 32-ounce Great Value Half & Half, UPC 6 05388 187 16 1, item code 1871600, plant code 21-031; 32-ounce Great Value 36% Heavy Whipping Cream, UPC 6 05388 187 18 5, item code 1871800, plant code 21-031; 32-ounce Kroger brand 36% Heavy Whipping Cream, UPC 0 11110 438 28 7, item code 4382900, plant code 21-031; and 64-ounce Wholesome Farms Chocolate Ice Cream Mix, UPC 0 74865 57 983 4 (if purchased in a multi-pack, the UPC code is 1 00 74865 57983 1), item code 5798300, plant code 21-031.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-854-3243.

GM vehicles

Company: General Motors Corp.

Quantity: 52,937.

Why? An engine part could crack, causing a fuel leakage.

What models? 2006-2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2007 Pontiac G5, 2006-2007 Saturn Ion.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call one of these numbers toll-free: Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, Saturn at 1-800-972-8876 or Pontiac at 1-800-620-7668.

Mazda vehicles

Company: Mazda Motor Corp.

Quantity: 39,600.

Why? A component of the cruise control deactivation switch could develop a leak that could cause the switch to overheat, smoke or burn, causing an engine fire.

What models? Mazda B series vehicles, 1995-1997, and 2001-2003 trucks with Texas Instruments speed control deactivation switch and/or antilock brake system.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Mazda toll-free at 1-800-222-5500, option No. 6.

Chrysler products

Company: Chrysler LLC.

Quantity: 12,674.

Why? These vehicles have been built without a front wheel spindle nut, which could cause the tire and wheel to separate from the car.

What models? 2009-2010 Chrysler 300, Dodger Challenger and Dodge Charger.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Chrysler toll-free at 1-800-992-1997.

Crossover Sheath Introducer

Company: Cordis Corp.

Quantity: All.

Why? There have been complaints about complaints stretching or fracture of the sheath during use. The Sheath Introducer is a long-coil reinforced, kink-resistant catheter sheath intended for use in procedures requiring puncturing the skin to allow therapeutic or diagnostic intravascular devices or fluids. In the event of a device fracture, separated segments of the device can embolize in the bloodstream and impede blood flow.

What models? Cordis Sheath Introducer with the lot range U0000025 through U0000059 and catalog numbers 403545S, 403585S, 403645S, 403685S, 403745S, 403785S.

Where sold? Various locations.

What to do? Call Cordis toll-free at 1-800-327-7714.

Mia Moda car seats

Company: Lerado Success Inc.

Quantity: 5,540.

Why? The harness splitter plate on the back of the car seat has sharp edges, which can cut the harness. Also, the base could crack in a crash and the child may not be properly restrained.

What models? Viva and Viva Supreme models, numbers 5000 (seat), 5001 (base), 5050 (seat), 5051 (base), 5070 (seat), 5071 (base), 5080 (seat) and 5081 (base).

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Lerado toll-free at 1-877-546-8437.

Recalls: Liquid Glucose Hexokinase Reagent, some Alexia food products, more 11/04/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 4, 2009 11:17am]
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