Friday, November 17, 2017
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Recalls: various vehicles, breaded chicken, Urban Shredder ride toy

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Various vehicles

Companies: Toyota Motor Corp., American Honda Motor Co., Nissan USA, Mazda USA; General Motors LLC.

Quantity: 3.3 million worldwide, 1.4 million in the United States.

Why? The driver's airbag may deploy with too much force and send shards of metal into the drivers.

What models? 2002-03 Honda CR-V, 2001-03 Civics and 2002 Odyssey minivans; 2001-03 Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Sequoia and Tundra and Lexus SC 430; 2001-03 Nissan Maxima, Infiniti FX, Infiniti QX4, Nissan Pathfinder and Nissan Sentra; 2003-04 Mazda 6 and 2004 RX-8; and 2003 Pontiac Vibes.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call the companies toll-free: Toyota at 1-800-331-4331, Honda at 1-800-999-1009, Nissan at 1-800-647-7263, Mazda at 1-800-222-5500 and GM at 1-800-762-2737.

Mini meals, snack products

Company: Rich Products Corp.

Quantity: 10.5 million 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 mini meals and other snack items. For more specifics, please see www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Events/Recall_025_2013_Expanded/index.asp or www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm346633.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

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

Breaded chicken products

Company: Tyson Foods Inc.

Quantity: 127,000 pounds.

Why? The product contains soy, a known allergen not declared on the label.

What models? Twenty-pound packages of Spare Time uncooked chicken tenderloin fritters with the establishment number P-5839 and a case code of 7083861; and 10-pound packages of Tyson uncooked breaded chicken tenderloins with the establishment number P-5839 and a case code of 7083928.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-866-886-8456.

Bravo! cat, dog food

Company: Bravo!

Quantity: 140 cases.

Why? The products have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella, which can affect animals eating the products and humans who handle contaminated pet products.

What models? The 5-pound tubes of Bravo! chicken balance, item code 21-405 with best-by dates of 3/6/15 and 3/12/15; the 2-pound Bravo! chicken blend, item code 21-102 with the best-by date of 3/21/15; and 5-pound bags of Bravo! beef-blend burgers, item code 51-508 with the best-by dates of 3/21/15 and 3/22/15.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-866-922-9222 or visit www.bravorawdiet.com.

Rock-It Man supplement

Company: Consumer Concepts Inc.

Quantity: All.

Why? The products contain hydroxythiohomosildenafil, an analogue of sildenafil, which is the active pharmaceutical ingredient in a FDA-approved drug that is used to treat erectile dysfunction. That makes these products unapproved new drugs. This undeclared ingredient could interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs (such as nitroglycerin) and lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.

What models? Rock-It Man male enhancement capsules.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at (310) 228-8965.

CE Tech riser cable

Company: Home Depot U.S.A. Inc.

Quantity: 11,300.

Why? The riser cable does not meet fire resistance standards for riser cable, posing a fire hazard.

What models? The 1,000-foot CE Tech riser cable is marked (UL) E316395 and Cat 6 23-4.

Where sold? Home Depot from January-February 2013.

What to do? Call Home Depot toll-free at 1-800-394-7519 or visit www.homedepot.com.

Urban Shredder ride toy

Company: Dynacraft BSC Inc.

Quantity: 8,900.

Why? The toy can unexpectedly accelerate and cause the rider to lose control.

What models? Model Nos. 8801-05, 8801-05com and 8801-15 and one of these sets of serial numbers: letters CT-EEI followed by a six-digit number in the range of 000001-003075 and 010759-011075; CT-EEJ followed by a six-digit number in the range of 003076-010758; CT-CEJ followed by a six-digit number in the range of 003000-005000.

Where sold? Target, Toys "R" Us and Walmart and at Amazon.com, Target.com, ToysRUs.com and Walmart.com from November 2012-February 2013.

What to do? Call Dynacraft toll-free at 1-800-551-0032 or visit www.dynacraftbike.com.

Mitsubishi Outlander

Company: Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc.

Quantity: 8,263.

Why? The brake stop lamps may illuminate continuously or intermittently. The shift lever could also be moved out of park without depressing the brake pedal. And a missing part may cause a false fuel tank level reading.

What models? 2013 Outlander Sport and Outlander Sport AWD vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Mitsubishi toll-free at 1-888-648-7820.

100-pound propane cylinders

Company: Manchester Tank & Equipment Co.

Quantity: 7,500.

Why? Fuel can leak from the thread connection between the cylinder and valve, posing a fire hazard if exposed to an ignition source.

What models? The 100-pound cylinders have the date of manufacture printed on the collar by month and year, so 6 * 12 represents June 2012. The name Manchester and the water capacity WC238# are also pressed into the collar.

Where sold? At propane dealers and distributors, hardware stores including Ace, True Value and Tractor Supply, welding equipment supply stores, farm and home stores, and equipment rental outlets from January 2012-March 2013.

What to do? Call Manchester toll-free at 1-800-640-6327 or visit www.mantank.com.

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