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This week's recalls

Gree dehumidifiers

Company: GE Appliances.

Quantity: 350,000 (this is an expansion of a September recall).

Why? The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire.

What models? The 30-, 40-, 50- and 65-pint dehumidifiers with the GE brand name. for the models numbers, please see www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Gree-Expands-Dehumidifier-Recall-to-Include-GE-Brand-Dehumidifiers.

Where sold? Sam's Club, Walmart and other stores and at Amazon.com and Ebay.com from April 2008-December 2011.

What to do? Call Gree toll-free at 1-866-853-2802 or visit www.greeusa.com.

Britax strollers

Company: Britax Child Safety Inc.

Quantity: 216,000.

Why? The hinge on the stroller's folding mechanism can partially amputate consumers' fingertips, break their fingers or cause severe lacerations when they press the release button while pulling on the release strap.

What models? Britax B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion strollers with the following model numbers: U341763, U341764, U341782 and U341783 for the B-Agile strollers; U361818 or U361819 for the B-Agile Double strollers; and U391820, U391821 and U391822 for the BOB Motion strollers.

Where sold? Major retailers and juvenile products stores and at Amazon.com, albeebaby.com, buybuybaby.com, diapers.com, ToysRUs.com and others from May 2011-June 2013.

What to do? Call Britax toll-free at 1-866-204-1665, visit www.britaxusa.com or www.bobgear.com or email strollerrecall@britax.com.

Fred & Friends pacifiers

Company: Fred & Friends.

Quantity: 183,000.

Why? The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards because the beard on the Artiste and the knob on the Volume pacifiers can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children, and the ventilation holes on the Volume and Panic pacifier guards are too small.

What models? Fred & Friends Chill Baby pacifiers, including the Artiste with UPC code 728987021282, the Volume with UPC code 728987020599 and the Panic with UPC code 728987020605.

Where sold? Department stores, gift, drug, toy, baby product, grocery and home decorating stores, and hospital, museum gift shops and various websites from April-December 2013.

What to do? Call Fred & Friends toll-free at 1-855-346-6372, email pacifiersconsumer@fredandfriends.com or visit www.fredandfriends.com.

Meat products

Company: House of Smoke Inc.

Quantity: 144,000 pounds.

Why? The products were processed with a releasing agent containing soy lecithin, a known allergen that is not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of allergic reaction.

What models? Meat and poultry products (including bratwurst, fully cooked sausage-type products and raw fresh products). For the full list, please see www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/wcm/connect/FSIS-Content/internet/main/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2014/recall-009-2014-release.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at (303) 857-2750.

Chicken with rice soup

Company: ConAgra Foods.

Quantity: 54,673 pounds.

Why? The product is made with wheat and egg, known allergens, which are not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of allergic reaction.

What models? The 14-ounce microwave bowls of Healthy Choice chicken with rice with the establishment number P-770 and a best-by date of JUN092015.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call ConAgra toll-free at 1-800-289-6014.

Mega Slim pills

Company: YoungYou International.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product contains DMAA, which is commonly used as a stimulant, pre-workout and weight loss ingredient in dietary supplement products. DMAA might cause a rise in blood pressure or other cardiovascular problems such as shortness of breath, tightening in the chest or heart attack.

What models? Mega Slim herbal appetite management is packaged in white bottles with 30 white capsules, with bar code 736211614094.

Where sold? Through the YoungYoucorp.com website.

What to do? Call the company at (818) 344-3344.

C'Real Spirulina instant cereal

Company: Gano Excel USA Inc.

Quantity: All.

Why? The products contain the undeclared food allergens wheat and soy. People who have allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat and/or soy run the risk of life threatening allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, that requires immediate medical care if they consume the product.

What models? C'Real Spirulina is an instant cereal sold in boxes with 15 packets of instant cereal.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at (626) 480-7550.

Aston Martin vehicles

Company: Aston Martin Lagonda of North America.

Quantity: 5,001.

Why? The accelerator pedal arm may break and the driver will be unable to maintain or increase engine speed.

What models? 2008-2014 DB9 and V8 Vantage, 2009-2012 DBS, 2010-2012 Rapide, 2014 Rapide S, 2011-2012 V12 Vantage, 2011-2014 V8 Vantage S and 2012 Virage.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-923-9988.

West Marine folding bicycles

Company: West Marine Products Inc.

Quantity: 4,600.

Why? The bicycle's frame can break during use.

What models? The Jetty Express 2 and the Port Runner 2.

Where sold? West Marine stores, at www.westmarine.com and in the West Marine catalog from March 2010-July 2013.

What to do? Call West Marine toll-free at 1-800-262-8464 or visit www.westmarine.com.

Boys' puffer coats

Company: Lion Force Inc.

Quantity: 2,400.

Why? The jackets have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to children.

What models? Boys' black hooded coats with dark gray drawstrings around the hood.

Where sold? Burlington Coat Factory from November 2010-September 2013.

What to do? Call the Consumer Protection Safety Commission toll-free at 1-800-638-2772.

Cervélo bikes with Aduro handlebars

Company: Focus Bicycles USA.

Quantity: 1,300.

Why? The forward extension mounts can detach from the base bar while riding.

What models? 2012 and 2013 Cervélo P5 bicycles equipped with 3T Aduro aero handlebars.

Where sold? Cervélo retailers from May 2012-August 2013.

What to do? Call Aduro toll-free at 1-855-225-7226 or visit www.3tcycling.com.

Girls' hooded jackets

Company: Runway Fashions Inc.

Quantity: 820.

Why? The jackets have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to children.

What models? Sugarfly-branded hooded, woven cotton and woven polyester jackets for girls with a drawstring through the hood, style numbers KMCBJ255, KMCBJ410 and KMCBJ421.

Where sold? Burlington Coat Factory and burlingtoncoatfactory.com from September 2011-September 2013.

What to do? Call Runway Global toll-free at 1-855-248-1566, visit www.sugarfly.us or email willa@runwayglobal.com.

This week's recalls 02/07/14 [Last modified: Friday, February 7, 2014 5:49pm]

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