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This week's recalls

GM vehicles

Company: General Motors LLC.

Quantity: 1.55 million.

Why? Seat-mounted side airbags could fail due to a wiring fault in crossover SUVs. Unbelted front passengers in the commercial vans can suffer head injuries because the material covering the passenger-side air bag doesn't meet federal standards. And a plug in the brake system of the Cadillacs can come loose, allowing corrosion and causing overheating that could lead to an engine-compartment fire.

What models? 2009-2013 Chevrolet Traverse, 2008-2013 Buick Enclave, 2008-2013 GMC Acadia and 2008-2010 Saturn Outlook (1.18 million); 2009-2014 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana commercial vans (303,000); and 2013 and 2014 Cadillac XTS sedans (63,900).

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call, toll-free, Buick at 1-800-521-7300, Chevrolet at 1-866-694-6546 (SUVs) and 1-800-630-2438 (commercial vans), Saturn at 1-800-553-6000, GMC at 1-866-996-9463 and Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339.

Honda Odyssey

Company: American Honda Motor Co.

Quantity: 886,815.

Why? The fuel pump strainer cover may deteriorate, allowing fuel to leak and increasing the risk of a fire.

What models? 2005-2010 Honda Odyssey.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Honda toll-free at 1-800-999-1009.

Breast pump power adapters

Company: Playtex Manufacturing Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The casing on some adapters may become loose and separate, resulting in a potential for electric shock.

What models? AC/DC power adapters used with the Playtex Nurser deluxe double electric breast pump.

Where sold? Various stores and online.

What to do? Call Playtex toll-free at 1-888-207-1429 or visit www.playtexproducts.com.

Dole bagged salads

Company: Dole Fresh Vegetables.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. an organism that can cause foodborne illness in a person who eats a food item contaminated with it.

What models? Dole Italian Blend (UPC 7143000819), Fresh Selections Italian Style Blend (UPC 1111091045), Little Salad Bar Italian Salad (UPC 4149811014) and Marketside Italian Style Salad (UPC 8113102780) coded A058201A or B, with use-by date of March 12, 2014.

Where sold? Various Florida stores.

What to do? Call Dole toll-free at 1-800-356-3111.

Kirkland sliced fruit

Company: Oregon Freeze Dry Inc.

Quantity: 59,780 cases.

Why? The products 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? Kirkland signature real sliced fruit in a case containing 20 pouches of freeze-dried snacks, with a best-before date of FEB142015 - MAR112015.

Where sold? Costco Wholesale stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-641-2933 or email recall@ofd.com.

Hemoset blood set

Company: Hospira Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? An incorrect set component was supplied and used during the manufacturing. If the product is removed from the infusion pump and used in a gravity infusion, there is a risk that overdelivery may occur.

What models? Hemoset dual channel plum sets, list number 11241-03, lot numbers 28005-5H and 34100-5H.

Where sold? Through U.S. health-care and veterinary facilities from May-December 2013.

What to do? Call, toll-free, Stericycle at 1-888-240-4282 or Hospira at 1-800-615-0187.

Simply Lite dark chocolate bars

Company: Simply Natural Foods LLC.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products contain high levels of milk protein, while the label of the product states that it may contain traces of milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk protein may risk serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

What models? The 3-ounce Simply Lite dark chocolate bar with lot numbers 01182015A and 01192015A.

Where sold? Various Florida stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-866-923-1549.

Organic basil

Company: Infinite Herbs LLC.

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? Herbs brand Organic Basil packaged in 2.5-ounce clamshell, date packed 02/21 20422.

Where sold? Trader Joe's.

What to do? Call Infinite Herbs at (305) 599-9255 or email customer_service@infiniteherbs.com.

Blood glucose monitoring systems

Company: Abbott Diabetes Care.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? When used with the Abbott FreeStyle test strips, the meters may produce mistakenly low blood glucose results.

What models? The FreeStyle blood glucose meter and the FreeStyle Flash blood glucose meter.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Abbott toll-free at 1-888-345-5364.

Kratom products

Company: SNI National.

Quantity: All.

Why? The product was distributed as a dietary supplement. The FDA considers kratom to be a new dietary ingredient for which there is inadequate information to provide reasonable assurance that such ingredient does not present a significant or unreasonable risk of illness or injury.

What models? Kratom XL 4 pack, Maeng Da Kratom 10 pack, Max Kratom 20 pack and Bali Kratom 40 pack.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call SNI National at (801) 388-4690 or email Kratomrecall@gmail.com.

Velaglucerase alfa for injection

Company: Shire Pharmaceuticals.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products contain visible particulate matter, identified as stainless steel and barium sulfate.

What models? VPRIV, a hydrolytic lysosomal glucocerebroside-specific enzyme indicated for long-term enzyme replacement therapy for pediatric and adult patients with type 1 Gaucher disease, lot numbers FEW13-001, FEW13-002 and FED13-006; NDC code 54092-701-04; and expiration date of 10/15 (Oct 2015).

Where sold? Distributed to hospitals, infusion clinics, patients and home health agencies.

What to do? Call Shire toll-free at 1-888-899-9293.

Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee

Company: Chrysler Group LLC.

Quantity: 18,690.

Why? Under certain braking circumstances, the ready alert braking system may give drivers a hard brake pedal feel and the driver may not push the pedal as intended, lengthening the distance needed to stop the vehicle.

What models? 2012-2013 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

MobilePower power packs

Company: QVC Inc.

Quantity: 9,800.

Why? The power packs can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

What models? MobilePower Instant Boost 500, 6-in-1 Power, multi-function power packs with model number 2013, QVC SKU# V31873 and serial number MPC-060512-25.

Where sold? QVC from October-December 2012.

What to do? Call QVC toll-free at 1-800-367-9444 or visit www.qvc.com.

Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX

Company: Arctic Cat.

Quantity: 2,300.

Why? Fuel can leak from the fuel fitting at the throttle body of the vehicle, posing a fire hazard.

What models? 2014 Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX recreational off-highway vehicle.

Where sold? Arctic Cat dealers from August 2013-January.

What to do? Call Arctic Cat toll-free at 1-800-279-6851 or visit www.arcticcat.com.

This week's recalls 03/21/14 [Last modified: Friday, March 21, 2014 8:39pm]
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