Mockingbird expands recall of strollers due to fall hazard

Scripps News  |  March 17, 2023

Stroller company Mockingbird added 25,390 strollers to a previous recall. According to a release from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the stroller’s lower side frame can crack, posing a fall risk to children in the stroller. The recall includes Mockingbird Single Strollers with lot numbers between 18322 and 22278 as well as lot numbers 23174 …

68 injuries, 4 eyeball removals tied to recalled EzriCare eye drops

Scripps News  |  March 17, 2023

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now investigating 68 cases of eye injuries tied to recalled eye drops. The CDC encouraged the public to immediately stop using EzriCare Artificial Tears in February due to potential bacterial contamination. Of the 68 incidents potentially tied to the products, one was fatal. The CDC confirmed that four …

Children’s product recalls reach highest level in nearly a decade

Scripps News  |  March 17, 2023

The number of children’s items recalled in 2022 in the U.S. topped 100 for the first time since 2013, according to Kids in Danger (KID).  KID found that 34% of all Consumer Product Safety Commission recall notices involved items used by children. Of those, 19 included lead content. The number of children’s clothing recalls also doubled …

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Omega-3 supplements for dogs and cats recalled

Scripps News  |  March 14, 2023

More than 60 different brands of omega-3 supplements for dogs and cats have been recalled because they can potentially make pets sick. Stratford Care USA said in a statement posted on the Food and Drug Administration’s website that the supplements may cause elevated levels of vitamin A in the animals. The company says it has received one …

Children’s toys recalled after 2 deaths

Scripps News  |  March 13, 2023

More than 3 million Calico Critters flocked animal figurines and sets have been recalled. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the toy’s bottle and pacifier accessories pose a choking hazard. Epoch Everlasting Play LLC, which produces the toys, said it’s aware of two deaths linked to the toys. One of the incidents reportedly involved …

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Yeti recalls more than 1.9 million coolers

Scripps News  |  March 13, 2023

Yeti is recalling several different types of coolers as their magnet-lined closures can fail and result in detached magnets, posing a risk of serious injury or death if ingested, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced. The following coolers are impacted by the recall: – Yeti Hopper M30 Soft Cooler 1.0 and 2.0 – Hopper M20 …

More than 59,000 child car seats recalled for anchor failure

Tricia Goss  |  March 10, 2023

Before you buckle your little one up in the car, check to be sure the car seat is safe to use. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which regulates car seats, has issued a recall affecting more than 59,000 child car safety seats. Dorel Juvenile Group is recalling specific Safety 1st and Maxi-Cosi car …

Russell Stover recalls candy due to undeclared pecans

Scripps News  |  March 8, 2023

Russell Stover has recalled some candies due to the potential for undeclared pecans. The recall involves Sugar Free Peanut Butter Cups that were sold in 2.4-ounce packages. They feature the Best Before dates of 01MAY23 and 01JUN23. The recalled items were sold at retail stores nationwide. Russell Stover says the recall was initiated after customers …

1.2 million candles sold at Walmart recalled due to fire risk

Scripps News  |  February 24, 2023

More than 1 million candles sold at Walmart and on have been recalled because they pose a fire hazard, according to a notice from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The 14-ounce candles were sold under the Mainstays brand. The recalled products have metal lids and feature seven different names on the labels: Jack-O-Lantern, Mystic Fog, Warm …

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Millions of Cosori air fryers recalled after fires reported

Scripps News  |  February 24, 2023

Nearly 2 million Cosori air fryers were recalled this week after 205 consumers reported air fryers catching fire, burning, melting, overheating and smoking, the Consumer Product Safety Commission reported. The incidents reportedly caused 10 injuries and 23 instances of property damage. The CPSC said a wire connection causes the air fryers to overheat, posing a …

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145,000 cans of plant-based infant formula recalled

Scripps News  |  February 21, 2023

The Food and Drug Administration announced this week that 145,000 cans of Enfamil ProSobee Simply Plant-Based infant formula were recalled for possible Cronobacter sakazakii contamination. The FDA said that the recall was done as a precaution as there have been no reported illnesses. The formula was manufactured in August and September 2022 in 12.9-ounce containers. …

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10 class-action settlements that could get you free money

Emily O'Brien  |  February 21, 2023

People make mistakes — and so do companies. But since the errors companies may make can affect many of their customers, they can be very costly. Civil class-action lawsuits are filed all the time to allow customers to recoup losses due to common injuries and inconveniences as a result of a company’s widespread practices. In …

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Bottled Starbucks coffee drinks recalled

Scripps News  |  February 20, 2023

Starbucks-branded drinks are being recalled over concerns that there could be glass inside the bottles. The recall applies to the 13.7-ounce Starbucks Frappuccino vanilla chilled coffee drink. They were sold in 12-bottle cases, according to the Food and Drug Administration. More than 25,000 of those cases were distributed. The recalled bottles have the following expiration …

Ikea recalls swivel chairs after users reportedly fell

Scripps News  |  February 15, 2023

Ikea has recalled Odger swivel chairs in the anthracite color after consumers reported the chairs’ legs can break, causing users to fall, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced. There have been four reported instances of the legs breaking, resulting in two injuries. “The name and date stamp of the product can be found underneath the …

Fabuloso cleaner recalled due to bacteria risk

Scripps News  |  February 8, 2023

Nearly 5 million bottles of Fabuloso multi-purpose cleaners are being recalled because they may contain a type of bacteria that could be harmful to people with compromised immune systems, federal officials said. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the cleaners may contain “Pseudomonas species bacteria, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Pseudomonas fluorescent.” The bacteria, which …

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Banana Boat expands sunscreen recall due to carcinogen

Scripps News  |  February 3, 2023

Banana Boat is expanding its recall of Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Sunscreen Spray SPF 30 due to the presence of benzene, which is classified as a human carcinogen. Edgewell Personal Care Company says an additional batch of the sunscreen was added to the recall announcement from July. The products all feature the same UPC …

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2.5 million pounds of canned meat products recalled

KGUN News  |  February 3, 2023

Conagra Brands, Inc. is recalling more than 2.5 million pounds of canned meat and poultry products amid contamination concerns. According to a notice from the Department of Agriculture, the recalled products have a packaging defect that may cause them to become contaminated or allow for foodborne pathogens to enter the cans. The recall includes Vienna …

Despite sleepers being recalled years ago, infant fatalities are still reported

Scripps National Desk  |  January 9, 2023

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reissued a pair of recall notices on Monday, four years after a pair of infant sleepers were recalled as infants can roll from their back to their stomach or side while unrestrained. According to the CPSC, a dozen deaths have been reported among infants using the recalled units. The makers …

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Chrysler recalls 63,000 Jeeps for sudden engine shutdown

Tricia Goss  |  December 9, 2022

Chrysler, the parent company of Jeep, is recalling nearly 63,000 Jeep Wrangler vehicles that could suddenly quit on drivers. The vehicle engines may experience a loss of communication that can cause the engine to shut down. If the loss of drive power occurs while a vehicle is being driven, the results could be deadly. What …

Chocolate Advent calendars recalled due to potential salmonella contamination

Scripps National Desk  |  December 7, 2022

Advent calendars filled with chocolate have been recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. The calendars were sold under the Favorina brand in Lidl stores between Oct. 12, 2022, and Dec. 5, 2022. They have a barcode number of 4056489516965. Salmonella is a bacteria that can make people sick. According to the Centers for Disease Control, …

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Children’s clothing sets recalled due to presence of lead paint

Scripps National Desk  |  December 2, 2022

Bentex is recalling children’s clothing sets that pose a hazard from lead paint. “The textile ink painted on the recalled clothing sets contains levels of lead that exceed either the federal lead paint ban or the federal lead content ban,” a statement from the Consumer Product Safety Commission says. The clothing sets feature various Disney …

Ford recalls 518K SUVs due to possible fuel leak and fire risk

Scripps National Desk  |  November 28, 2022

The Ford Motor Company has recalled more than 518,000 SUVs nationwide due to possible fire risks in the engine. According to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report, the recall affects 2020-23 Bronco Sports and Escapes with 3-cylinder, 1.5L engines. The recall was issued because the vehicles could catch fire if fuel or vapors leaked …

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Nearly 250K Ram heavy-duty diesel pickups recalled for engine fire risk

Scripps National Desk  |  November 18, 2022

Nearly 250,000 heavy-duty diesel Ram trucks in the U.S. are being recalled because transmission fluid could leak and cause the engine to catch on fire. Stellantis said the recall covers some 2020 to 2023 Ram 2500 and certain 2020 through 2022 Ram 3500 trucks, which all have 6.7-liter Cummins diesel engines and 68RFE transmissions, the …

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Nearly 94K pounds of ground beef sold at H-E-B, Central Market recalled due to possible contamination

Scripps National Desk  |  November 17, 2022

Tyson Foods announced Thursday that they’d recalled nearly 94,000 pounds of ground beef produced at its Amarillo, Texas, facility due to possible contamination. In a news release, Tyson’s said the beef sold at H-E-B, Joe V’s, Mi Tienda and Central Market stores were recalled because it might contain hard, mirror-like pieces. The affected products are …

Mockingbird recalls nearly 149,000 strollers for frame cracks

Scripps National Desk  |  November 11, 2022

Nearly 149,000 Mockingbird single-to-double strollers have been recalled after 138 reports of the stroller’s frame cracking. The cracks have been blamed for injuring eight children. The injuries were mostly minor and involved cuts and bruises, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said. The seats are black, and the canopies are available in black, light blue, dark …

Nestlé recalls Toll House edible cookie dough

Scripps National Desk  |  November 8, 2022

Nestlé USA is recalling some of its Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough tubs. The company says the products may contain soft plastic film. The recalled batches were produced between Aug. 1 and Aug. 3 and distributed to retailers nationwide. Customers can look for the following batch codes on the products to determine if it was …

AirWick air fresheners recalled for rupture and laceration hazard

Scripps National Desk  |  November 4, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission said that a batch of AirWick air fresheners could pose a laceration and injury hazard, prompting its recall. The CPSC said the recalled air fresheners are “missing a corrosion inhibitor, which can lead to corrosion and rupture of the metal can and expulsion of the contents, posing injury and laceration …

Sauces sold on Amazon recalled due to potential allergen

Scripps National Desk  |  October 28, 2022

The Seed Ranch Flavor Co. is recalling several products sold on Amazon and at a handful of retailers as the products contain undeclared soy. The recalled products include five-ounce bottles of “Umami Everyday Sauce” and “Everything But The Sushi & Dumplings” sauce. The Food and Drug Administration said, “People who have allergies to soy run …

Wall-mounted basketball goal recalled years after boy’s death

Scripps National Desk  |  October 27, 2022

An Indiana-based company and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are recalling about 18,000 Goalsetter wall-mounted basketball goals that can unexpectedly detach from the wall and fall to the ground. The CPSC says a Granger, Indiana, boy died after one of the recalled goals fell on him in 2018. Goalsetter has received three additional reports of …

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37 million bottles of Pine-Sol cleaning products recalled for possible bacteria contamination

Scripps National Desk  |  October 27, 2022

Clorox recalled 37 million bottles of its scented Pine-Sol products on Oct. 25 due to a possible bacteria contamination. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the eight Pine-Sol products included in the recall are Pine-Sol Scented Multi-Surface Cleaners in Lavender Clean, Sparkling Wave, and Lemon Fresh scents, CloroxPro Pine-Sol All Purpose Cleaners, in …

Dry shampoos from multiple brands recalled for potentially high levels of benzene

Scripps National Desk  |  October 24, 2022

Unilever United States is voluntarily recalling numerous dry shampoo products that were sold under various brand names. The recall includes dry shampoos from Dove, Suave, Nexxus, Tresemme and Bed Head. The products may have elevated levels of benzene, according to a statement posted on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) website. “Benzene is classified as a …

More than 60,000 toy guns recalled for fire hazard

Scripps National Desk  |  October 21, 2022

The Consumer Protection Safety Commission said over 60,000 Gel Blaster SURGE 1.0 toy guns have been recalled due to potential fire hazards. According to the CPSC, the toy’s lithium-ion battery pack inside the handle can overheat and ignite, posing a fire hazard. Gel Blaster has received 30 reports of the toys overheating. There have been …

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Abbott recalls Similac baby formula, Pedialyte for improper seals

Scripps National Desk  |  October 17, 2022

Abbott announced that it is recalling some of its products made at an Ohio facility due to some of the products not being properly sealed, which would lead to spoilage. Abbott warned that if spoiled products are consumed, gastrointestinal symptoms such as diarrhea and vomiting may occur. Among the brands recalled are certain lots of …

Kia recalls 70,000 Sorento and Sportage models because of fire risk

Scripps National Desk  |  September 30, 2022

Korean automaker Kia is issuing another recall due to a possible fire risk. This time, the recall affects 70,000 Sorento and Sportage SUV models from 2016 to 2023. On its website, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Kia is recommending that owners park their vehicles outside and away from structures because debris and moisture might get …

Basketball hoops recalled after backboards fall on players

Scripps National Desk  |  September 24, 2022

More than 13,000 basketball hoops were recalled due to welds in the arm attached to the backboard failing and causing the backboard to fall. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, there have been 26 reported incidents of backboards falling. One of those resulted in an injury. The products are Spalding Momentous EZ Assembly Portable …

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Family Dollar recalls numerous toothpaste, mouthwash products

Scripps National Desk  |  September 20, 2022

Family Dollar recalled various Colgate products because they were stored outside of the labeled temperature products. The recall includes five different types of toothpaste and Colgate Optic White Mouthwash. The products were sold in 11 states. They include Arizona, California, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Texas and Utah. Customers who bought the …

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USDA recalls Healthy Choice meals for undisclosed allergen

Scripps National Desk  |  September 19, 2022

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that approximately 22,061 pounds of frozen beef products were recalled due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products recalled are Healthy Choice Korean-Style Beef Power Bowls. The items have a best if used by date of 04-18-2023. The products have lot code No. 5246220320. The USDA said the products …

Strollers sold through Amazon recalled due to faulty brakes

Scripps National Desk  |  September 16, 2022

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said 310 Cityscape Travel System strollers have been recalled due to faulty brakes. The recalled models are Cityscape Travel Jogger strollers No. TJ75B12A. The recalled lot number is 111444 0122, and the date of manufacture of the recalled strollers is 10 28 2020, the CSPSC said. The CPSC said …

Rupturing batteries force recall of some HearMuffs units for infants

Scripps National Desk  |  September 8, 2022

Four models of HearMuffs have been recalled after regulators found that the products’ alkaline batteries are prone to rupture. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission noted 19 incidents of batteries rupturing, but as of Wednesday, none have caused any injuries. The CPSC said rupturing batteries pose a burn, hearing and projectile hazard. The units are …

More than 26,000 cordless lawn mowers recalled due to laceration hazard

Scripps National Desk  |  September 2, 2022

More than 26,000 cordless lawn mowers were recalled after officials received 31 reports of either the blade or the bolt securing the blade on the recalled lawn mowers detaching. The U.S. Consumer Protection Safety Commission said the affected models are Sun Joe cordless walk-behind lawn mowers with model numbers 24V-X2-17LM and 24V-X2-17LM-CT. The CPSC said …

Amputation hazard prompts company to recall thousands of infant strollers

Scripps National Desk  |  September 2, 2022

UPPAbaby has recalled 14,400 of its Ridge Jogging strollers as the company said their rear brakes can cause a non-occupant child’s finger to be lacerated or amputated. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said at least one child who was not in the stroller had their finger amputated. The CPSC said that a child’s finger …

Animal cookies sold at Target recalled because they may contain metal

Scripps National Desk  |  August 29, 2022

Animal cookies sold at Target stores under the Market Pantry brand are being voluntarily recalled because they may contain metal. The 44-ounce Market Pantry White Fudge Animal Cookies, made by D. F. Stauffer Biscuit Co., Inc., were sold in a clear plastic jug formed into a bear shape. The company says a metal wire was …

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Kia, Hyundai recall more than 280,000 SUVs due to fire risk

WFTS  |  August 24, 2022

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Hyundai and Kia recalled more than 281,000 of their vehicles due to a fire risk. The NHTSA said the recall involves more than 245,000 Hyundai Palisade vehicle models from 2020-2022 and over 36,000 Kia Telluride vehicle models from 2020-2022. The NHTSA also said a “stop sale” has been …

Blue Diamond voluntarily recalls 347,000 pounds of almonds over salmonella concerns

Scripps National Desk  |  August 24, 2022

The Food and Drug Administration announced that Blue Diamond voluntarily recalled close to 350,000 pounds of almonds due to potential salmonella contamination. According to the FDA notice, the Sacramento-based Blue Diamond Growers initiated the recall after an internal sampling was positive for salmonella on the implicated lots. The FDA said that the 347,650 pounds of …

4moms recalls millions of infant swings, rockers over strangulation concerns following infant death

Scripps National Desk  |  August 16, 2022

More than 2 million infant swings and rockers are being recalled because children can become entangled in the straps. The recall includes the MamaRoo Baby Swing, versions 1.0 through 4.0, and RockaRoo Baby Rockers, sold under the 4moms brand. “4moms has received two reports of entanglement incidents involving infants who became caught in the strap …

Some Capri Sun pouches recalled for traces of cleaning agent

Scripps National Desk  |  August 15, 2022

KraftHeinz is issuing a nationwide recall of a specific variety of its popular Capri Sun juice pouches after the discovery of a cleaning solution in some products. About 5,760 cases of the Wild Cherry flavor pouches have been recalled. Affected products have a “best by” date of June 25, 2023, with UPC code 087684001004. According …

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Recall on Premier Protein shakes, Oatly oat milk drinks expands to include more beverages

Scripps National Desk  |  August 12, 2022

The Food and Drug Administration announced that an initial recall of nutritional drink brands made by Lyons Magnus has expanded due to concerns about the potential contamination of two types of bacteria. In a press release, Lyons Magnus said the recall is voluntary, and it was issued due to the potential for microbial contamination, including …

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Oatly oat milk, Premier Protein shakes among dozens of drinks recalled over bacteria concern

Marie Rossiter  |  August 2, 2022

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced a new round of recalls and this time you’ll need to check your cabinets before you indulge in your favorite oat milk, protein shake or other nondairy milk-based drink. In a July 29 recall notice, the FDA announced that Lyons Magnus LLC had issued a voluntary recall …

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Banana Boat spray-on sunscreen recalled due to presence of carcinogen

Scripps National Desk  |  August 2, 2022

Banana Boat has voluntarily issued a nationwide recall of Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Sunscreen Spray SPF 30 due to the presence of benzene, which is classified as a human carcinogen. “While benzene is not an ingredient in any Banana Boat products, the review showed that unexpected levels of benzene came from the propellant that …

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Family Dollar recalls numerous toiletry products

Scripps National Desk  |  July 26, 2022

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Family Dollar has initiated a voluntary recall of numerous toiletry products that were “inadvertently” shipped to stores. The FDA says the products, which include toothpaste, lotions and medications, were stored outside the labeled temperature requirements. The products were shipped between May 1 and June 10. Customers can …