Saturday, December 16, 2017
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Recalls: Pampered Chef garlic slicer, youth diving masks, more

Pampered Chef garlic slicers

Company: The Pampered Chef.

Quantity: 286,000.

Why? A blade on the garlic slicer can unexpectedly dislodge during use, posing a laceration hazard.

What models? The Pampered Chef garlic slicers sold individually and with a garlic peeler under product numbers 1113 (individual) and 2578 (set).

Where sold? Through consultants and at www.pamperedchef.com from January 2009-July 2011.

What to do? Call the Pampered Chef toll-free at 1-877-917-2433, email [email protected] or visit www.pamperedchef.com.

Youth diving masks

Company: U.S. Divers.

Quantity: 174,000.

Why? Notches in the tempered glass lens on the mask can break under certain water pressure, posing a laceration hazard.

What models? Martinique Jr. and Santa Cruz Jr. single-paned, tempered-glass youth snorkeling masks.

Where sold? The Martinique Jr. at Costco from November 2010-July 2011, the Santa Cruz Jr. at Academy, Dick's, Sports Authority and other sporting goods stores and online from March 2011-July 2012.

What to do? Call U.S. Divers toll-free at 1-888-606-6162 or visit www.usdivers.com.

Albacore and tuna

Companies: Bumble Bee Foods LLC, Tri-Union Seafoods LLC.

Quantity: 51,000 cases.

Why? Some cans' seals may not be tight enough. Loose seals could let in pathogens and spoil the tuna.

What models? Bumble Bee and Brunswick brand 5-ounce cans of chunk white albacore in water and chunk light tuna in water and vegetable oil and best-by dates that range from Jan. 16, 2016-Jan. 18, 2016. Also, Chicken of the Sea brand 5-ounce chunk light tuna in oil with a UPC code 0 48000 00195 5 and best-by date of Jan. 15, 2017. For more details, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm342851.htm and www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm342911.htm.

Where sold? Various stores from Jan. 17-March 6.

What to do? Call Bumble Bee toll-free at 1-888-820-1947 and Tri-Union toll-free at 1-800-597-5898.

Subaru Outback, Legacy

Company: Subaru of America.

Quantity: 47,419.

Why? The engine may inadvertently start and run for up to 15 minutes. If the vehicle is parked in an enclosed area, there is a risk of carbon monoxide buildup.

What models? Certain 2010-2012 Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with an automatic or CVT transmission and an Audiovox remote engine starter (RES) accessory, 2012-2013 Impreza with a CVT transmission and an RES accessory, 2013 XV Crosstrek vehicles with a CVT transmission and an RES accessory and the 2013 Legacy and Outback vehicles that may have received replacement RES fobs.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Animal mineral products

Company: Cargill.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products are deficient in vitamins A, D and E.

What models? The products were sold in 50-pound bags. For specific details, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm342537.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Cargill toll-free at 1-866-420-5425 or visit www.cargill.com/feed/news/mineral-recall/index.htm.

Dry cat food

Company: Diamond Pet Foods.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products might have a low level of thiamine (vitamin B-1). Symptoms of thiamine deficiency displayed by an affected cat can be gastrointestinal or neurological in nature and can have serious consequences.

What models? Dry cat food under these brands: Premium Edge Finicky Adult Cat Formula, Premium Edge Senior Cat Hairball Management Formula, Premium Edge Kitten Formula, Diamond Naturals Kitten Formula and 4health All Life Stages Cat Formula. For more specific details, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm343084.htm.

Where sold? Various Florida stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1­-888-­965­-6131 or visit www.petfoodinformationcenter.com.

Night Bullet

Company: Green Planet Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product contains trace amounts of sulfohydroxyhomosildenafil and aminotadalafil, which are analogues of sildenafil. Sildenafil is the active pharmaceutical ingredient in an FDA-approved drug that is used to treat erectile dysfunction, making this product an unapproved drug and potentially dangerous to people with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and heart disease.

What models? Night Bullet, batch lot B43N032, UPC code 018505122233 and expiration date of 10/2015.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-621-2048.

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