Bumble Bee Foods Tuna Recall [US]

US/Silver Spring: Bumble Bee Foods recalls some Chunk White Albacore and Chunk Light Tuna Products due to can seam failure hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/ixjsm

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm342592.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the recalled Tuna Cans do not meet the standard for seam quality and could result in product contamination by spoilage organisms or by pathogens. In turn, product contamination can lead to serious illness if eaten. The following products are subject to this recall:

  • Brunswick Brand 5oz Chunk Light Tuna in Water – 48 Count Case (Case UPC 6661332803)
  • Bumble Bee Brand 5oz Chunk Light Tuna in Water – 48 Count Case (Case UPC 8660000020)
  • Bumble Bee Brand 5oz Chunk Light Tuna in Vegetable Oil – 48 Count Case (Case UPC 8660000021)
  • Bumble Bee Brand 5oz Chunk White Albacore in Water – 24 Count Case (Case UPC 8660000025)
  • Bumble Bee Brand 5oz Chunk Light Tuna in Water – 6 Count Case of 4-Pack Cluster (Case UPC 8660000736)
  • Bumble Bee Brand 5oz Chunk White Albacore in Water – 6 Count Case of 8-Pack Cluster (Case UPC 8660000775)
  • Bumble Bee Brand 5oz Chunk White Albacore in Water – 6 Count Case of 8-Pack Cluster (Case UPCS 8660000776)

Please note: this recall has been expanded and published under Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1655.

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1652
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Pampered Chef Garlic Slicer Recall [US]

US/Washington: The Pampered Chef recalls some Garlic Slicers due to laceration hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/iwXl5

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/The-Pampered-Chef-Recalls-Garlic-Slicers/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports a blade on the recalled Garlic Slicer can unexpectedly dislodge during use, posing a laceration hazard to the consumer.

CPSC recall number: 13-132
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1651
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NHTSA Vehicle Recall – 5 MTD [US]

US/Washington: As of Thursday, March 7, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted five (5) vehicle or tire recalls so far this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Additional information:
Recently added recalls include products from the following companies:

  • Northwood Manufacturing
  • Pierce Manufacturing
  • Subaru of America

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1650
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Chicken of the Sea Tuna Recall [US]

US/Silver Spring: Tri-Union Seafoods recalls some Chicken of the Sea Chunk White Albacore Tuna due to can seam failure hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/iwhaY

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm342650.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the recalled Tuna Cans do not meet the standard for seam quality and could result in product contamination by spoilage organisms or by pathogens. In turn, product contamination can lead to serious illness if eaten.

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1649
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Ariens Compact Snow Blower Recall [US]

US/Washington: Briggs & Stratton recalls some Ariens Compact Snow Blowers due to fire hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/iugNT

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Briggs–Stratton-Recalls-Ariens-Compact-Snow-Blowers/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the recalled Snow Blower’s carburetor bowl nut can allow gas to escape from the unit, leading to an increase risk of fire.

CPSC recall number: 13-728
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1648
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StickMaster Cordless Stick Blender Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Sunbeam Corp. recalls some StickMaster Cordless Stick Blenders due to fire hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/iubN4

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1046058

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports in rare cases the internal lithium-ion rechargeable battery may overheat, posing a fire hazard.

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ACCC PRA number: 2013/13491
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1647
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Multipoint Helicopter Balloon Toy Recall [Australia]

Australia/Canberra: Multipoint Technologies recalls some Helicopter Balloon Toys due to injury hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/iua5O

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1046042

ACCC PRA number: 2013/13490
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1646
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