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Recent recalls include Ford and Toyota vehicles, IKEA pasta

Ford vehicles

Company: Ford Motor Co.

Quantity: 746,842.

Why? The coating on portions of the restraint control module may crack, and when exposed to humidity, circuits on the printed circuit board may short, causing the frontal airbags, side curtain airbags and the seat belt pretensioners to not work.

What models? 2013-2014 Ford C-Max, Ford Fusion, Ford Escape and Lincoln MKZ vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Toyota vehicles

Company: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing.

Quantity: 690,000.

Why? One of the leaf springs may fracture due to stress or corrosion, then move out of position and contact surrounding components including the fuel tank, which could lead to a fuel leak and an increased risk of fire.

What models? 2005-2011 Toyota Tacoma Pre-Runner and 4x4 vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Ikea pasta

Company: Ikea-USA.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product may contain undeclared soy, an allergen. People allergic to soy may experience an allergic reaction if they eat the product.

What models? PASTAÄLGAR FULLKORN, elk-shaped wholegrain pasta, and PASTAÄLGAR, elk-shaped pasta.

Where sold? Ikea stores.

What to do? Return to the nearest Ikea store for a full refund.

Children's soft-soled shoes

Company: Trimfoot Co. LLC.

Quantity: 5,300.

Why? A small metal eyelet can detach from the inside of the sneaker, posing a choking hazard to infants.

What models? First Impressions high-top, soft-soled sneakers for infants who are crawling or standing, style number 42090.

Where sold? Macy's from February to August.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-325-6116 or visit

Riding lawn mowers

Company: Shivvers Manufacturing Inc.

Quantity: 1,650.

Why? The ignition module can fail to ground, resulting in overheating and melting, posing a fire hazard.

What models? 2012, 2013 and 2014 Country Clipper riding lawn mowers.

Where sold? Country Clipper lawn mower dealers from October 2011 to May.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-344-8237 or visit

Bravo pet foods

Company: Bravo.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

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

What models? Raw Food Diet Bravo turkey blend for dogs and cats, product number 31-102 and UPC 829546311025; Bravo! Blends all-natural chicken blend diet for dogs and cats, product number 21-102 and UPC 829546211028; premium turkey formula Bravo Raw Diet, product number 31-405 and UPC 829546314057; and Bravo Blends all-natural chicken blend diet for dogs and cats, product number 21-105 and UPC 829546211059.

Where sold? Various stores.

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

Hardwall fuel curb hose

Company: Franklin Fueling Systems Inc.

Quantity: 6,700.

Why? The crimp on the fuel hose can loosen, causing fuel to leak, posing a fire and explosion hazard.

What models? The FLEX-ING FLEX-ON hardwall curb hose with a date code of M1014-M3014 and model numbers starting with FLHFR3XX XXX or FLXHW3XX XXX.

Where sold? Distributors, contractors and gasoline stations from March to July.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-225-9787 or visit

Boys zipper hooded sweatshirts

Company: Active Apparel.

Quantity: 7,800.

Why? The sweatshirts have drawstrings around the neck area, which pose a strangulation hazard to children.

What models? Boys Fission zipper hooded sweatshirts, batch number 61271,159.

Where sold? Kroger stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-844-861-5308 or visit

Metal bistro chairs

Company: Ross Procurement Inc.

Quantity: 840.

Why? The chair's seat can fail to attach to the frame when the chair is unfolded, causing the chair to collapse.

What models? Metal folding bistro chairs that are orange and have perforations on the seat and the SKU number 400101018858.

Where sold? Ross stores from February-April.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-455-7677 or visit

Bad Boy off-road vehicles

Company: Bad Boy Buggies.

Quantity: 4,460.

Why? Incorrect parking brake adjustments and improperly bled brake lines can diminish a consumer's braking ability.

What models? Ambush and Ambush iS, Instinct and Recoil and Recoil iS brands with serial numbers ranging from 8004970-8012901.

Where sold? Bad Boy Buggies dealers from August 2012-May.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-855-738-3711 or visit