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Recalls: Publix cake products, PeaPod travel tents, Kawasaki Lawn mower engines

Publix cake products

Company: Publix Super Markets.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products could be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. Consumption of products containing listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

What models? Forty-five cake products are being recalled. For the list, with the ID number, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm328362.htm.

Where sold? Publix stores in the Tampa Bay area from Nov. 11-15.

What to do? Call Publix toll-free at 1-800-242-1227 or visit www.publix.com.

PeaPod travel tents

Company: KidCo Inc.

Quantity: 220,000.

Why? Infants and young children can roll off the edge of the inflatable air mattress, become entrapped between the mattress and the fabric sides of the tent and suffocate.

What models? KidCo PeaPod travel beds and PeaPod Plus travel beds with the following model numbers: P100, P101, P102, P103, P104, P201, P202, P203,

P204, P205 and P900CS.

Where sold? Various stores and online at amazon.com.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-855-847-8600 or visit www.kidco.com to receive a free repair kit.

Lawn mower engines

Company: Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA.

Quantity: 210,000.

Why? The fuel filter can leak, posing a fire hazard.

What models? Kawasaki FH, FR, FS and FX series engines used in riding and wide area, walk-behind lawnmowers made and sold under the following brand names: Ariens, Bad Boy Mowers, Big Dog, Bob-Cat, Bush Hog, Country Clipper, Cub Cadet, Dixie Chopper, Dixon, DR Power Equipment, Encore, Exmark, Ferris, Gravely, Hustler, Husqvarna, Land Pride, SCAG, Simplicity, Snapper Pro, Tiger Corp, Toro, Worldlawn and Woods. For more detail on models, see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13040.html.

Where sold? Authorized Kawasaki small engine dealers and lawn and garden equipment retailers between October 2011-August 2012.

What to do? Call Kawasaki toll-free at 1-866-836-4463, visit www.kawpower.com or e-mail ffrecall@kmc-usa.com.

Honda portable generators

Company: American Honda Motor Co. Inc.

Quantity: 150,600.

Why? The generator's fuel hose can leak, posing fire and burn hazards.

What models? Honda gasoline-powered portable generators with model number EU2000i and serial numbers EAAJ-2260273 through EAAJ-2485025.

Where sold? Honda Power Equipment dealers, Camping World, Gander Mountain, Grainger, Hertz Rental, John Deere, National Pump & Compressor, Northern Tool, Scheels Sporting, Sportsman's Warehouse, Sunbelt Rentals, True Value, United Rentals, White Cap and Wholesale Sports store and online from October 2011-September 2012.

What to do? Call American Honda toll-free at 1-888-888-3139 or visit http://powerequipment.honda.com.

Fuel filters and tune-up kits

Company: Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA.

Quantity: 55,000 filters and 1,200 tune-up kits.

Why? The fuel filter can leak, posing a fire hazard.

What models? The recalled fuel filters are white translucent plastic and attach to the fuel tubes on Kawasaki lawn mower and utility vehicle engines. The filters were sold separately and as part of engine tune-up kits. The words "VISU Filter" and a manufacturing date code number of 136/11 through 365/11 and 001/12 through 216/12 are included. The tune-up kits say "Kawasaki Engine Tune-Up Kit" on the box and have one of these part numbers: 99969-6189, 99969-6190, 99969-6191, 99969-6196 and 99969-6220.

Where sold? Kawasaki dealers between August 2011-August 2012.

What to do? Call Kawasaki toll-free at 1-866-836-4463, visit www.kawpower.com or e-mail ffrecall@kmc-usa.com.

Cocoa Latte hot drink makers

Company: Focus Products Group International LLC.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? A small bushing inside the container has the potential to leach lead.

What models? Cocoa Latte hot drink maker West Bend make, model number 65032, and the Back to Basics make, model numbers CM300BK, CM300BKL, CM300BLSS, CM300BR, CM300BRBRL CM300BRL and CM300W.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-943-5202 or visit www.focuspg.com and www.westbend.com.

Peanuts, bird seed mixes

Company: Magnolia Bird Farm Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products could be contaminated with salmonella, which can cause serious health issues for people or birds.

What models? Sunland Peanuts in Shell, Hulled Peanuts, Magnolia Bird Farm Conure Mix, Magnolia Bird Farm Large Hookbill, Magnolia Bird Farm Hookbill Supreme and Magnolia Bird Farm Parrot Mix.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-714-527-3387 Tuesday through Saturday.

Berres Brothers coffee roasters

Company: Berres Brothers Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

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

What models? Berres Brothers Coffee Roasters, Chocolate & Peanut Butter and Berres Brother Coffee Roasters, Monkey Mocha and Berres Brothers Lunch with Elvis regular and decaffeinated whole bean and ground coffees. For further details, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm328402.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-233-5443.

Scion IQ

Company: Toyota Motor North America Inc.

Quantity: 11,153.

Why? Sliding the passenger seat forward or backward could damage a cable and prevent the front passenger airbags from properly deploying.

What models? 2012-2013 Scion IQ.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Ceiling-mounted light fixture

Company: Dolan Northwest LLC.

Quantity: 8,000.

Why? The fixture's socket wire insulation can degrade, leading to charged wires becoming exposed and posing a fire and electric shock hazard.

What models? Ceiling-mounted light fixtures sold as Design Classics Model 562-09 and 562-30.

Where sold? Builders Lighting, Globe Lighting, Seattle Lighting and at DestinationLighting.com from September 2008-September 2009.

What to do? Call Dolan toll-free at 1-888-213-5758 or visit www.seattlelighting.com, www.globelighting.com, www.builderslighting.com or www.destinationlighting.com.

Powermate Sx 5500 portable generators

Company: Pramac America LLC.

Quantity: 7,700.

Why? The fuel filter allows gasoline to leak, posing a fire hazard.

What models? Powermate Sx5500 with the model number PM0125500 and a serial number ranging from K003xxxxxQ through K090xxxxxQ.

Where sold? Home Depot from February-August 2012.

What to do? Call Pramac toll-free at 1-800-445-1805 or visit www.powermate.com.

NK R2 microphones

Company: Nielsen-Kellerman Co.

Quantity: 7,500.

Why? The metal boom of the microphone can conduct electricity from an exposed speaker wire or connector and shock or burn the user.

What models? NK R2 microphones manufactured before Sept. 1, 2012.

Where sold? Nielsen-Kellerman Co. online and authorized NK dealers.

What to do? Call Nielsen-Kellerman toll-free at 1-800-784-4221 or visit www.NKhome.com.

John Deere utility vehicles

Company: Deere & Co.

Quantity: 4,340.

Why? The fuel filter can leak, posing a fire hazard.

What models? John Deere TH, TS and TX-model Gator utility vehicles that have Kawasaki FE, FH and FJ series engines and serial numbers ranging from 1M04X2SJ++M070915 to 1M04X2SJ++M072247, 1M04X2XC++M070040 to 1M04X2XC++M070213, 1M04X2XD++M070314 to 1M04X2XD++M072731 and 1M06X4HD++M070049 to 1M06X4HD++M070372.

Where sold? John Deere dealers from November 2011-August 2012.

What to do? Call Deere toll-free at 1-800-537-8233 or visit www.johndeere.com.

Tikit folding bicycles

Company: Green Gear Cycling Inc.

Quantity: 3,800.

Why? The tikit bike's handlebar stem can break and cause the rider to lose control.

What models? All models of tikit brand folding bicycles.

Where sold? Bike Friday direct and dealers from January 2007-September 2012.

What to do? Call Bike Friday toll-free at 1-800-777-0258 or visit www.BikeFriday.com.

GM vehicles

Company: General Motors LLC.

Quantity: 2,949.

Why? The driver side front airbag may not deploy in a crash.

What models? 2012 Buick Verano, Chevrolet Cruze and Chevrolet Sonic.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call GM toll-free at 1-800-521-7300.

Folding camp chairs

Company: Rec-Out LLC.

Quantity: 227.

Why? The chairs have a variety of molds that could cause respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems or who have impaired immune systems.

What models? Basin model Columbus folding camping chairs, style no. CC3009-N.

Where sold? Big 5 Sporting Goods stores.

What to do? Call Rec-Out toll-free at 1-888-885-9129 or email customerservice@rec-out.com.

Recalls: Publix cake products, PeaPod travel tents, Kawasaki Lawn mower engines 11/21/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 6:18pm]
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