Grippo Foods Potato Chip Recall [US]

US/Silver Spring: Grippo Foods recalls various flavors of Potato Chips due to metal fragment hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/j3OtN

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm344009.htm

The list of recalled Potato Chip flavors include the following:

  • Plain – UPC: 0 76847 12124 6
  • Bar-B-Q – UPC: 0 76847 14123 7
  • Cheddar Cheese with a touch of Jalapeno – UPC: 0 76847 14127 5
  • Hot Dill Pickle – UPC: 0 76847 14126 8
  • Sweet Bermuda Onion – UPC: 0 76847 14124 4
  • Salt & Vinegar – UPC: 0 76847 14125 1

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the recalled Potato Chips may have the potential to contain metal fragments. According to the FDA, the consumption of foodborne foreign objects that are hard and sharp may result in moderate or serious injury. Minor injuries such as choking, or small lacerations in the oral cavity or gastrointestinal system, as well as dental injury, such as a fractured tooth, may occur. In addition, severe choking with airway obstruction, perforation in the oral cavity or gastrointestinal system, or secondary infection due to any of these events is possible.

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1706
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NHTSA Vehicle Recall – 29 MTD [US]

US/Washington: As of Saturday, March 16, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted 29 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 manufacturers:

  • Ford Motor Company
  • Paccar
  • Terex South Dakota

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1705
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Tachikara Port-A-Pump Recall [Canada]

Canada HCSC RecallCanada/Ottawa: Tachikara USA recalls some Tachikara Port-A-Pumps due to possible non-compliance with Canadian Electrical Product Safety Standards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/j2YvT

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/26161r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) says there have been no reports of injury. The company is aware, however, of one incident in which the recalled Port-A-Pump arced upon plugging into an outlet because the switch was in the “on” position.

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HCSC recall number: RA-26161
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1704
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Ben-Lee Pork Product Recall [US]

US/Washington: Ben-Lee Processing recalls some ready-to-eat (“RTE”) and heat-treated Bacon and Ham Products produced without a Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (“HACCP”) plan. USDA: http://ht.ly/j2HqA

Direct link: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Events/Recall_022_2013_Release/index.asp

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports various weight packages of Cured Pork Products, including Country Style Bacon, Sliced Bacon, Ham, Sliced Ham and Summer Sausages are included in this recall.

USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-022-2013
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1703
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