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Recalls: Hyundai and Kia vehicles, Publix deli salad, more

Hyundai vehicles

Company: Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center Inc.

Quantity: 1,059,824.

Why? The stop lamp switch may malfunction, which could cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. It could also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature and affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature, preventing the shifter from being moved out of the park position and cause the electronic stability control malfunction light to illuminate.

What models? 2007-2009 Accent and Tucson, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2007-2011 Santa Fe, 2008-2009 Veracruz, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe and 2011 Sonata vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Hyundai toll-free at 1-800-633-5151.

Kia vehicles

Company: Kia Motors Corp.

Quantity: 623,659.

Why? The stop lamp switch may malfunction, which could cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. It could also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature and affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature, preventing the shifter from being moved out of the park position and cause the electronic stability control malfunction light to illuminate.

What models? 2007-2010 Rondo and Sportage, 2007-2011 Sorento, 2007 Sedona, 2010-2011 Soul and 2011 Optima.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Kia toll-free at 1-800-333-4542.

Hyundai Elantra

Company: Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center Inc.

Quantity: 186,254.

Why? A support bracket attached to the headliner may become displaced during a side curtain airbag deployment, posing a laceration threat.

What models? 2011-2013 Elantra vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Hyundai toll-free at 1-800-633-5151.

Publix Deli tri fruit and grain salad

Company: Publix Super Markets.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain listeria monocytogenes, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.

What models? Publix Deli tri fruit and grain salad, UPC 41415-39662, in 12-ounce containers.

Where sold? Publix stores.

What to do? Call Publix toll-free at 1-800-242-1227 or visit www.publix.com.

Frozen chicken quesadilla

Company: Rich Products Corp.

Quantity: 196,222 pounds.

Why? The products may be contaminated with E. coli O121, which can result in dehydration, bloody diarrhea and abdominal cramps for 2-8 days. While most people recover within a week, some develop a type of kidney failure.

What models? Frozen chicken quesadilla and various other heat-treated, not fully cooked frozen mini meals and snack items. For more details, please see www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Events/Recall_025_2013_Release/index.asp.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-220-5955 or visit www.farmrich.com.

NuGO dairy bars

Company: Lifestyle Evolution Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain undeclared milk. Individuals with allergies to dairy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume products containing milk protein.

What models? NuGO free, NuGO dark and NuGO slim nondairy bars made before October 2012 with a 2013 best-by date. For a full list, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm345921.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-866-266-7623.

Seasoning blends

Company: Lisy Corp.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products contain soy that is not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

What models? Various Lisy seasonings. For more details, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm345857.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at (305) 836-6001, extension 233.

Subaru Legacy, Outback

Company: Subaru of America Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? Salt water could splash on the brake lines through a gap in the fuel tank protector, resulting in excessive corrosion of the brake lines. That could lead to brake fluid leakage, which could lengthen braking distances.

What models? 2005-2009 Outback and Legacy vehicles sold or registered in cold-weather states.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Haier freezers

Company: Haier America Trading LLC.

Quantity: 41,000.

Why? A capacitor in the freezer's circuitry can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

What models? HNCM070E, ESNCM053E and Black & Decker model BFE53. For serial numbers, please see www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Haier-America-Expands-Recall-of-Chest-Freezers.

Where sold? Haier model HNCM070E was sold at Amazon.com, Walmart.com and other online retailers from September 2009-October 2011. Haier model ESNCM053E was sold primarily on Amazon.com and other online retailers from February 2010-March 2013. The Black & Decker model BFE53 was sold at Walmart and at Walmart.com.

What to do? Call Haier toll-free at 1-877-878-7579 or visit www.haieramerica.com.

Filtrete room air purifiers

Company: 3M Co.

Quantity: 10,000.

Why? The ion generator in the air purifiers can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

What models? 3M air purifiers branded Filtrete models Ultra Quiet, number FAP00-RS, and Maximum Allergen, number FAP00-L.

Where sold? Ace Hardware, Petco, Rite Aid, True Value Hardware and other stores and at Amazon.com and other online retailers from November 2008-January 2013.

What to do? Call 3M toll-free at 1-800-388-3458 or visit www.filtrete.com/roomairpurifiers.

Remote-controlled helicopters

Company: Midwest Trading Group Inc.

Quantity: 9,400.

Why? The rechargeable battery inside the helicopters can overheat and ignite the helicopter, posing fire and burn hazards.

What models? Radio-controlled Banshee helicopter with lights, series 3CH-777, SKU 51727.

Where sold? Ace Hardware, Alco, Discount Direct, Seen on Screen nationwide and VA Canteen Service and online from October-November 2011.

What to do? Call the Midwest Trading Group toll-free at 1-866-815-4714 or visit www.mtradinggroup.com.

Cameleon3 strollers

Company: Bugaboo Americas.

Quantity: 9,200.

Why? The stroller's carrying handle can break and detach posing a fall hazard.

What models? Bugaboo Cameleon3 strollers with serial numbers from 19010 11153 00001-19010 51248 00215.

Where sold? Buy Buy Baby, Toys "R" Us and other baby product stores, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and at Bugaboo.com and other online retailers from September 2012-March 2013.

What to do? Call Bugaboo Americas toll-free at 1-800-460-2922, e-mail serviceus@bugaboo.com or visit www.bugaboo.com.

Ford vehicles

Company: Ford Motor Co.

Quantity: 3,037.

Why? The fuel tanks may have a marginally sealed seam in the side of the tank. As a result, the fuel tanks may not provide the expected strength in the event of an impact, and may leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

What models? 2012 Taurus, Lincoln MKS and 2013 Explorer.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Ford toll-free at 1-866-436-7332.

BMX bike helmets

Company: Bell Sports Inc.

Quantity: 2,500.

Why? The buckle on the helmet's safety strap can release in an accident and allow the helmet to fall off the rider, posing a risk of head injury.

What models? Bell Full Throttle, full coverage bicycle motocross helmets with a chin bar. The all-black helmets have UPC code 035011 937052 and part number 1009159.

Where sold? Toys "R" Us stores and ToysRUs.com between July 2012-January 2013.

What to do? Call Bell Sports Inc. toll-free at 1-866-892-6059 or visit www.bellbikestuff.com.

Kayaking, rafting helmets

Company: Whitewater Research & Safety Institute (WRSI).

Quantity: 2,000.

Why? The chinstrap buckle can fail, posing a head injury hazard to users.

What models? WRSI Moment and Trident models whitewater kayaking and rafting helmets. For more details, please see www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/WRSI-Recalls-Kayaking-and-Rafting-Helmets.

Where sold? Sporting goods stores and at www.whitewaterhelmet.com from March-November 2012.

What to do? Call WRSI toll-free at 1-888-441-1041, email buckle@whitewaterhelmet.com or visit www.whitewaterhelmet.com.

Baby high chairs

Company: BabyHome USA Inc.

Quantity: 1,100.

Why? The front opening between the tray and seat bottom of the high chair can allow a child's body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck. This poses a strangulation hazard to young children when the child is not harnessed.

What models? Eat model high chairs in red, black, green, purple, navy, orange and brown with the model number BH2104 and lot numbers BH00301/01-2012, BH00303/07-2012, BH00304/09-2012 and BH00304/09-2012.

Where sold? Juvenile product stores and at Amazon.com, Babiesrus.com and Diapers.com from March 2012-February 2013.

What to do? Call BabyHome USA Inc. toll-free at 1-888-758-5712 or visit www.babyhome.es.

SuperCube 2000 subwoofers

Company: Definitive Technology.

Quantity: 900.

Why? An internal failure with the subwoofer's level input jack (RCA jack) results in a shock hazard to consumers.

What models? SuperCube 2000 powered subwoofers with 0912HB as part of a serial number.

Where sold? Electronics stores and at BestBuy.com and Amazon.com between November 2012-January 2013.

What to do? Call Definitive Technology toll-free at 1-800-228-7148 or visit www.definitivetechnology.com.

Cherry model strollers

Company: iCandy America Inc.

Quantity: 830.

Why? The opening between the bumper bar and seat bottom of the stroller can allow an infant's body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck, posing a strangulation hazard to young children when a child is not harnessed.

What models? iCandy Cherry stroller in the colors fudge (light-medium brown) and liquorice (red and black). The fudge have batch numbers U10001169 and U10013181, and serial numbers from 1-500 and 1501-2000. The liquorice have batch numbers U10002170 and U10014182, and serial numbers from 501-1000 and 1001-1500.

Where sold? Buy Buy Baby and other juvenile product stores and at www.buybuybaby.com and other online retailers from October 2009-December 2012.

What to do? Call iCandy America toll-free at 1-877-484-4179, e-mail info@icandyamerica.com or visit www.icandyworld.com.

Recalls: Hyundai and Kia vehicles, Publix deli salad, more 04/05/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 10:58pm]

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