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Recalls: Maclaren strollers, Doctor's CarbRite Diet bars, more

Maclaren strollers

Company: Maclaren USA Inc.

Quantity: 1 million.

Why? The stroller's hinge mechanism poses a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is unfolding/opening the stroller. This is a reissuing of a recall from November 2009, prompted by several finger amputations and cuts.

What models? All Maclaren single and double umbrella strollers sold prior to November 2009. Maclaren strollers sold after May 2010 have a different hinge design and are not affected by this announcement.

Where sold? Juvenile product and mass merchandise retailers from 1999 through November 2009.

What to do? Call Maclaren toll-free at 1-877-688-2326 or e-mail hingecovers@maclaren-usa.com to obtain the free repair kit.

Doctor's CarbRite Diet bars

Company: Doctor's CarbRite Diet.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

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

What models? Certain flavors of the 2-ounce Doctor's CarbRite Diet Bars and 3-ounce Universal Hi Protein bars. For a full list, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm254821.htm.

Where sold? Through health food stores, gyms and online sites.

What to do? Call the company at 1-732-545-3130.

Madagascar bourbon pure vanilla bean paste

Company: Nielsen-Massey Vanillas Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products 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? Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste, Lot 11123.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-525-7873.

Danbar Knight Hawk toy helicopters

Company: UJ Trading.

Quantity: 18,500.

Why? The battery housing under the helicopter canopy can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard.

What models? Danbar Toys Knight Hawk remote control helicopters. The helicopter can be identified by model number 006047 marked on the back of the controller and the Knight Hawk logo on the front of the controller. The body of the helicopter also contains the markings AH-64 and helicopter.

Where sold? Toy, hobby and other stores, including mall kiosks, and online at www.UJToys.com from April 2010-April 2011.

What to do? Call UJ Trading toll-free at 1-800-536-2691 or visit www.UJToys.com.

Passover cookies

Company: Cinderella Sweets.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? A product label mistakenly says the product is egg-free. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

What models? Shabtai gourmet daisy cookies, 10-ounce pack, UPC code 8-50097 00106-6; Shabtai gourmet leaf cookies, 10-ounce pack, UPC code 8-50097 00105-9; Shabtai gourmet coconut macaroons, 13-ounce pack, UPS code 8-50097-00111-0; and Shabtai gourmet chocolate coated coconut macaroons, 14-ounce pack, UPC code 8-50097-00112-7.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-516-374-7976 or e-mail info@cinderellasweets.com.

Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon

Company: General Motors LLC.

Quantity: 4,674.

Why? A nut in the windshield wiper mechanism isn't fastened properly, and could loosen and cause the wipers to fail to move.

What models? 2011 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call GMC toll-free at 1-866-996-9463.

Toyota Tundra

Company: Toyota Motor Co.

Quantity: 1,629.

Why? The tire pressure warning lamp may not work.

What models? 2007-2011 Toyota Tundra.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Toyota toll-free at 1-800-301-6859.

Jeep Cherokee

Company: U.S. Drive Right.

Quantity: 987.

Why? The vehicles don't comply with federal standards on lamps, reflective devices and associated equipment.

What models? 1994-96 Jeep Cherokee.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Drive Right toll-free at 1-888-632-5936.

Recalls: Maclaren strollers, Doctor's CarbRite Diet bars, more 05/19/11 [Last modified: Thursday, May 19, 2011 7:53pm]

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