Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Deals & Shopping

Recalls: Various brand bagels, Whole Foods Alaskan sockeye salmon, more

Toyota Corolla, Matrix

Company: Toyota Motor Co.

Quantity: 752,000.

Why? The airbag control module for the supplemental restraint system could have been manufactured with faulty circuit boards. If it malfunctions, it could cause a short, causing a buildup of heat or potentially causing the airbags or seat belt pretensioners to deploy when there hasn't been a crash.

What models? 2003-2004 Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Lexus IS

Company: Toyota Motor Co.

Quantity: 270,000.

Why? A loose nut in the windshield wipers could cause the wipers to fail.

What models? 2006-2012 Lexus IS.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Lexus toll-free at 1-800-255-3987.

Various brand bagels

Company: BBU Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain fragments of metal caused by a faulty manufacturing part.

What models? Thomas, Sara Lee, Publix and Weight Watchers bagels. For more details, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm336565.htm.

Where sold? Various stores in Florida and other southern states.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-984-0989.

Whole Foods Alaskan sockeye salmon

Company: Whole Foods Market.

Quantity: One lot.

Why? The product may contain listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause a sometimes fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.

What models? The 4-ounce packages of Whole Catch Wild Alaskan sockeye salmon, cold smoked and sliced, with the lot code 7425A2298B and UPC code 0 99482 40880 0.

Where sold? Florida Whole Foods Market stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-512-477-4455.

Annie's frozen pizza products

Company: Annie's Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain fragments of flexible metal mesh caused by a faulty screen at a third-party flour mill.

What models? All varieties of Annie's Rising Crust Frozen Pizza with a best by date including and between 09Jan13 and 14Sep13. For more details, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm336376.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-825-6720 or visit www.annies.com/pizzarecall.

Lactated ringers, 5% dextrose injection

Company: Hospira Inc.

Quantity: One lot.

Why? A spore-like structured particulate, consistent with mold, was seen in the solution. If contaminated solution is used on a patient, this may cause thrombosis, phlebitis, bacteremia, sepsis, septic shock and/or endocarditis, or result in a fatal infection in a broad array of patients.

What models? Lactated ringers and 5% dextrose injection, USP, 1000 mL, flexible container, NDC 0409-7929-09.

Where sold? Through wholesalers/distributors, hospitals and pharmacies.

What to do? Call Hospira toll-free at 1-800-615-0187.

Super Power supplement

Company: Freedom Trading.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product has trace amounts of an FDA-approved drug, sildenafil. Sildenafil is the active pharmaceutical ingredient in an FDA-approved drug that is used to treat erectile dysfunction, making this product an unapproved new drug. This undeclared active ingredient poses a threat to consumers because sildenafil may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs (such as nitroglycerin), and could lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.

What models? Super Power, lot L08108, expiration 06/2015.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-866-780-6474.

Hartz dog food

Company: Hartz Mountain Corp.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products contain trace amounts of unapproved antibiotic residue.

What models? Hartz Chicken Chews and Hartz Oinkies Pig Skin Twists wrapped with chicken for dogs.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Hartz toll-free at 1-800-275-1414.

Bicycles and frame sets

Company: Specialized Bicycle Components Inc.

Quantity: 12,200.

Why? The steerer tube in the front fork can break, posing a fall hazard.

What models? All models of the 2012 Tarmac SL4, 2013 Tarmac SL4, 2013 Crux and 2013 Secteur Disc.

Where sold? Authorized dealers.

What to do? Call Specialized Bicycle Components toll-free at 1-877-808-8154 or visit www.specialized.com.

Toyota vehicles

Company: Southeast Toyota Distributors LLC.

Quantity: 3,235.

Why? The calibration system for the passenger seat airbags may not have been tested and may not operate correctly, posing a risk hazard in a crash.

What models? 2009-2012 Tacoma, 4Runner, Camry, Camry Hybrid, Prius and RAV4; 2009-2010 Avalon, FJ Cruiser and Highlander Hybrid; 2010-2013 Corolla, Sienna and Tundra; 2009-2013 Highlander and Venza; 2012 Prius V; and 2010-2012 Sequoia.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Toyota toll-free at 1-800-301-6859.

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