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Recalls: Tassimo single-cup brewers and T discs, Walmart Cruller bakery pastries, more

Tassimo single-cup brewers

Company: BSH Home Appliances Corp.

Quantity: 835,000.

Why? The plastic disc, or T Disc, that holds the coffee or tea can burst and spray hot liquid and coffee grounds or tea leaves onto consumers using the brewer and onto bystanders, posing a burn hazard.

What models? Tassimo brewers with the Bosch brand name and Tassimo Professional brewers. The brewers use plastic T Discs that are filled with coffee or tea to brew hot drinks. For model numbers are date codes, see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12106.html.

Where sold? Department, mass merchandise and home improvement stores and on various websites, including www.tassimodirect.com, from June 2008-February 2012.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-866-918-8763 or visit www.tassimodirect.com/safetyrecall.

Tassimo espresso T Discs

Company: Kraft Foods Global Inc.

Quantity: 2.1 million packs.

Why? The recalled espresso T Discs can become clogged and spray hot liquid and coffee grounds onto consumers and bystanders during or after brewing, posing a burn hazard.

What models? Gevalia, Maxwell House and Nabob brand espresso T Discs. The T Discs are plastic discs filled with coffee that are inserted into Tassimo coffee makers to brew single cups of hot espresso drinks. They were sold in packages of 8 or 16 espresso T Discs. T Discs with codes ending with 11213 through 12020 are included in this recall.

Where sold? Department, mass merchandise, home improvement and other stores and on various websites, including www.tassimodirect.com, from August 2011-February 2012.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-866-918-8763 or visit www.tassimodirect.com/safetyrecall.

Walmart Cruller bakery pastries

Company: Walmart.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The common name of milk was not listed following sodium caseinate, a milk derivative, on the ingredient label. People who have milk allergies that do not recognize sodium caseinate as a milk derivative run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume the product.

What models? Eight-count packages of Cruller bakery with a UPC code of 787429847 and expiration dates on or before Feb. 9, 2012.

Where sold? Walmart stores.

What to do? Call Walmart toll-free at 1-800-925-6278.

RegenArouse

Company: Regeneca Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product contains tadalafil, making these products unapproved new drugs. Tadalafil is an FDA-approved drug used as treatment for male erectile dysfunction. The active drug ingredient is not listed on the label for these products. Use of these products may pose a threat to consumers because it may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs (such as nitroglycerin) and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.

What models? RegenArouse, lot 130100, is a pink capsule sold individually in foil packets, with the expiration date of 12/5/2013 and a UPC code of 816860010079.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-690-6958.

Bin Bin snow rice cracker, rice cracker

Company: Summit Import Corp.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products contain egg, which is not declared on the label. Consumers who are allergic to eggs may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

What models? Bin Bin snow rice cracker, 5.3 ounces, UPC code 8 852098700124; and Bin Bin rice cracker 15.8 ounces, bulk rack, UPC code 8 8520098701510, both in plastic packaging.

Where sold? Asian retail stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-888-8228, extension 132.

Koff & Kold, Kold Sore

Company: Wholistic Herbs Inc.

Quantity: All.

Why? Products intended for use in the eye that are non-sterile have the potential to cause eye infections, which may be sight threatening. Also, nasal solutions that are not sterile could lead to a respiratory infection.

What models? Koff & Kold and Kold Sore are packaged in white plastic 1 fluid ounce spray bottles that contain a product insert inside of the clear plastic lid.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-214-691-3210.

Nissan Versa

Company: Nissan North America Inc.

Quantity: 36,608.

Why? The car may be shifted out of the park position without pressing on the brake.

What models? 2012 Nissan Versa.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Nissan toll-free at 1-800-647-7261.

Volvo vehicles

Company: Volvo Trucks North America.

Quantity: 22,383.

Why? A malfunction may cause unintentional brake application, which could result in the wheels locking up.

What models? 2011-2012 Volvo VHD, 2011-2013 VNL and 2011-2013 VNM.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Volvo toll-free at 1-800-528-6586.

Ford vehicles

Company: Ford Motor Co.

Quantity: 13,239.

Why? A cable in the transmission control selector arm may break, giving the driver an incorrect gear indication.

What models? 2011-2012 Ford F-53 and F-59.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Chicken salad sandwiches

Company: Grand Strand Sandwich Co.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products have the potential to 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? Grand Strand Sandwich, 4.5 ounces, UPC 067068101056 ; Country Harvest Chicken Salad, 5 ounces, UPC 067068171059; and Lunchbox Chicken Salad, 4.5 ounces, UPC 067068121050.

Where sold? Various convenience stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-758-0476.

Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator

Company: Ford Motor Co.

Quantity: 569.

Why? Inadequate welds on the second row head restraint support brackets may not provide enough support in a crash.

What models? 2012 Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Subaru Outback, Legacy

Company: Subaru of America Inc.

Quantity: 381.

Why? An incorrect propellant mixture may not deploy airbags in a crash.

What models? 2012 Subaru Outback, Legacy.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Subaru toll-free at 1-800-782-2783.

Crystal chandeliers

Company: Spectrum Home Furnishings.

Quantity: 165.

Why? The recalled chandeliers contain a mounting loop that can fail during use, causing the chandeliers to fall from the ceiling.

What models? Model numbers a83-21502/36+1, a83-1502/36+1 and a46-490/30.

Where sold? Online at www.spectrumhome3.com, www.spectrumhome4.com or www.gallery84.com from January 2007-December 2010.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-524-1539 or visit www.spectrumhome3.com, www.spectrumhome4.com or www.gallery84.com.

Recalls: Tassimo single-cup brewers and T discs, Walmart Cruller bakery pastries, more 02/17/12 [Last modified: Friday, February 17, 2012 5:35pm]

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