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This week's recalls

Graco car seats

Company: Graco Children's Products Inc.

Quantity: 3,773,379.

Why? Faulty buckles can make it hard to free the child in an emergency.

What models? 2009-2013 toddler and booster child restraints, models Cozy Cline, Comfort Sport, Classic Ride 50, My Ride 65, My Ride with Safety Surround, My Ride 70, Size 4 Me 70, Smartseat, Nautilus, Nautilus Elite and Argos 70 models.

Where sold? Various stores, including Walmart, Toys "R" Us and Target, from 2009-July 2013.

What to do? Call Graco toll-free at 1-800-345-4109 or email consumerservices@gracobaby.com.

Toyota Prius

Company: Toyota Motors.

Quantity: 713,000.

Why? A programming error could cause the car's gas-electric hybrid systems to shut down.

What models? 2010-2014 Toyota Prius.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

GM vehicles

Company: General Motors LLC.

Quantity: 619,000.

Why? A heavy key ring or a "jarring event" such as running off the road could cause the ignition to shut off and possibly prevent the air bags from deploying in a crash.

What models? 2007 Pontiac G5 and the 2005-07 Chevrolet Cobalt.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call, toll-free, Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737 or Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020.

Toyota vehicles

Company: Toyota Motors.

Quantity: 260,000.

Why? A problem with electronic circuits could shut off functions for vehicle stability control, anti-lock brake and traction control.

What models? 2012 RAV4, and the 2012-13 Tacoma and Lexus RX 350.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Various meat products

Company: Rancho Feeding Corp.

Quantity: 8,742,700 pounds.

Why? The products were processed with diseased and unsound animals and carried out without the full benefit of federal inspection.

What models? Various beef products. For details, 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-013-2014-release.

Where sold? Various stores in Florida.

What to do? Call the company at (707) 762-6651.

Curly parsley

Company: Roth Farms Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product may be contaminated with salmonella, 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? Curly parsley comes in a three-wire wooden crate, lot AG01GN.

Where sold? Various Florida stores.

What to do? Call the company at (561) 996-2991.

Beef jerky products

Company: Prime Snax Inc.

Quantity: 90,000 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 soy lecithin run the risk of allergic reaction.

What models? Arizona Jacks, Desert Star, Southwest Trail, Terrell and Kettle Creek brands. For further details, 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-014-2014-release.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at (801) 977-0742.

Air compressors

Company: MAT Industries LLC.

Quantity: 100,000.

Why? The terminals of the pressure switch can come into contact with the motor housing and electrify the air compressors, posing a shock hazard.

What models? HDX and Powermate brand two-gallon electric air compressors. HDX model number/sku numbers include VSP0000201.HDX, VSP0000201.HDX1 and 947282. Powermate model numbers include VSP0000201, VSP0000201.01, VSP0000201.KIT and VSP0000201.NS.

Where sold? Home Depot and at homedepot.com from June 2010-October 2013.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-855-922-2300 or visit www.homedepot.com or www.powermate.com, and click on air compressors, then VSP0000201.

Tandem insulin cartridges

Company: Tandem Diabetes Care Inc.

Quantity: 13,000 boxes (each box has 10 cartridges).

Why? The cartridges may leak, resulting in the device delivering too much or too little insulin, which can lead to a serious adverse event.

What models? Tandem insulin cartridges used with the t:slim insulin pump. For a full list of the affected lot numbers, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm385837.htm.

Where sold? Through the company and authorized distributors.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-801-6901.

Uncle Ben's infused rice

Company: Mars Foodservices US.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? People eating this product report temporary symptoms of mild flushing and rash.

What models? The 25- and 5-pound bags of Uncle Ben's infused rice products. For more details, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm385310.htm.

Where sold? Through wholesalers.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-432-2331 or email mfs@usf.mars.com.

Big Red fresh tomatoes

Company: Big Red Tomato Packers LLC.

Quantity: 790 boxes.

Why? The product may be contaminated with salmonella, 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? The 25- and 20-pound boxes of Big Red fresh tomatoes, lot 1106.

Where sold? Various Florida stores.

What to do? Call the company at (772) 466-0700 or email erin@bigredtomatopackers.com.

Pro-Pet dog, cat food

Company: Pro-Pet LLC.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product may be contaminated with salmonella, an organism that can cause serious problems for pets and affect people who handle contaminated pet products.

What models? Hubbard Life, Joy Combo and QC Plus brands. For more details, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm384876.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Pro-Pet toll-free at 1-888-765-4190.

Dodge Ram ProMaster

Company: Chrysler Group LLC.

Quantity: 7,935.

Why? If the accelerator pedal is pushed downward at a certain angle, the pedal may get stuck in the wide-open throttle position.

What models? 2014 Ram ProMaster cargo vans.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Chrysler toll-free at 1-800-853-1403.

BebeLove baby walkers

Company: Bebe Love USA.

Quantity: 3,600.

Why? The walkers fail to meet federal safety standards. Specifically, style number 358 can fit through a standard doorway and is not designed to stop at the edge of a step as required by the federal safety standard. In addition, style number 368 contains leg openings that allow the child to slip down until the child's head can become entrapped at the neck.

What models? All BebeLove walkers that were sold for babies age 6 months or older, models 358 and 368.

Where sold? At Amazon.com and Overstock.com from November 2011-July 2013.

What to do? Call BebeLove toll-free at 1-888-464-1218 or visit www.bebeloveusa.com.

Emergency response kits

Company: Visonic Ltd.

Quantity: 1,700.

Why? Following a reboot or system reset, the Amber SelectX base stations can fail to operate and detect an emergency signal from the personal pendant.

What models? Visonic Amber SelectX personal emergency response system kits with a catalog number 0-100729 and serial numbers 1612002383-501206949.

Where sold? Visonic distributors and professional alarm installation firms from April 2012-April 2013.

What to do? Call Visonic toll-free at 1-800-223-0020 or visit www.visonic.com.

This week's recalls 02/14/14 [Last modified: Friday, February 14, 2014 8:58pm]

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