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Recalls: vanilla wafers, frozen cooked mussels

Publix vanilla wafers

Company: Publix Super Markets Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The wafers may contain an undeclared soy. Persons who have an allergy to soy run the risk of a serious or possible life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the affected product.

What models? Twelve-ounce boxes of Publix Vanilla Wafers, UPC: 41415-00609; code date 030409A.

Where sold? Publix.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-242-1227.

Beef products

Company: Nebraska Beef Ltd.

Quantity: 1.36-million pounds.

Why? The products may be contaminated with the potentially deadly E. coli O157:H7.

What models? Primal cuts, subprimal cuts and boxed beef produced on June 24 and July 8, 2008, whose shipping containers and labels bear the establishment number "EST. 19336" inside the USDA mark of inspection and the company name "Nebraska Beef Ltd." The products may or may not bear a green sticker.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call James Timmerman at 402-733-0456.

Frozen cooked mussel products

Company: Bantry Bay Seafoods.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may be contaminated with azaspiracid toxins, a group of naturally occurring marine toxins known to cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramps.

What models? One-pound packages of the following Bantry Bay Seafood frozen cooked products: Mussels in a Garlic Butter Sauce, Mussels in White Wine Sauce and Mussels in Tomato and Garlic Sauce. Products to be thrown out are marked with dates 01:23:09 through 11:15:09.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the FDA toll-free at 1-888-463-6332.

BMW vehicles

Company: BMW AG.

Quantity: 200,000.

Why? A malfunction could disable the front passenger airbag.

What models? 2006 3 Series, the 2004-2006 5 Series and the 2004-2006 X3 compact sport utility vehicles.

Where sold? BMW dealers.

What to do? Call BMW toll-free at 1-800-525-7417 or visit

Fentanyl Transdermal System patches

Company: Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Quantity: 1 lot.

Why? Some of the lot's patches have leaked fentanyl gel, possibly exposing patients or caregivers directly to the gel. This might lead to serious effects, including difficulty breathing and possible overdose, which may be fatal.

What models? 75 microgram-per-hour Fentanyl Transdermal System patches from lot No. 92461850 with expiration dates of Aug. 31, 2009.

Where sold? Various pharmacies.

What to do? Call Watson toll-free at 1-888-667-1508.

Dried bamboo fungus Veiled Lady

Company: S&M Enterprise Corp.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products contain sulfites that are not listed on the label. This could be a problem for people with sulfite sensitivity, such as some asthmatics.

What models? The 3.5-ounce plastic bags of Chinese-made Grove Grow Notes brand dried bamboo fungus Veiled Lady.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call S&M at 1-718-492-4288.

Flower brand Dried Sweet Potato

Company: Hop Lee Trading Co. nc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product contains undeclared sulfites. Those with severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

What models? Flower brand Dried Sweet Potato is sold in a 12-ounce, uncoded, clear plastic package.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Hop Lee at 1-718-821-2315.

La Torre jalapeno nacho slices

Company: Peppers Unlimited Inc.

Quantity: 580 cases.

Why? The product was contaminated due to a chemical reaction between the product and the can, potentially resulting in a swollen and/or ruptured container and significant off flavor.

What models? The slices were sold in 425-gram cans and bear the following description: Yellow, red, white and black label with a picture of jalapeno slices. The La Torre logo is in black and the "Jalapeno Nacho Slices" is in white.Affected lot numbers are: AU4D6, AU4E6, AU515, AU516, AU520, AU526, AU5H6, AU5L6, AU5M6, AU8W6, AU955, AU9V5, AU9W5, AU9X5, AU9Y5 and AU9Z5. In some cases these lots may have a letter "A" or "B" proceeding the lot number; for example AU4D6A OR AU4D6B). Some cans may bear no lot number. The lot code is located on the bottom of the can.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Peppers Unlimited at 1-909-923-5580.

2007 Rossignol HC snowboard bindings

Company: Rossignol Ski Co.

Quantity: 3,500 pairs.

Why? The t-nuts that attached the buckles to the straps on the snowboard's bindings can detach, posing a fall hazard.

What models? 2007 model year Rossignol snowboard bindings, models HC 750, HC 1000, HC 2000, HC 3000, HC Mini, HC Amber, HC Diva, HC Harmony, HC Sonar, HC Zena and Jones Brown.

Where sold? Snowboard, ski and sporting good stores.

What to do? Call Rossignol toll-free at 1-888-243-6735, visit or e-mail [email protected]

Recalls: vanilla wafers, frozen cooked mussels 08/19/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 1:18pm]
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