Carrier Recalls Carrier- and Bryant-Branded Heat Pumps Due to Fire Hazard

Name of product:
Carrier- and Bryant-branded 1.5-ton multi-zone, 4-ton multi zone and 4-ton single-zone ductless heat pumps
Hazard:

The fan motor on the heat pumps can fail, causing the units to overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
October 10, 2019
Units:
About 5,350 (in addition, about 450 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Contact the dealer locator on www.carrierductless.com (for Carrier-branded products) and www.bryantductless.com (for Bryant-branded products) and click on “Find a Dealer” at the bottom of the page or contact Carrier toll-free at 844-468-4301 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, for assistance in locating a Carrier or Bryant dealer in your area for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves Carrier- and Bryant-branded 1.5-ton multi-zone, 4-ton multi-zone and 4-ton single-zone ductless heat pump outdoor units. The units are used for cooling and heating homes and light commercial facilities. The model number and product number can be found on the nameplate/rating plate on the side of the units. The recalled models and product numbers are:

Brand

Product

Model Number

Product Number

Carrier

1.5-ton multi-zone

38MGQC18—3

38MGQC18—301–

4-ton multi-zone

38MGQF48—3

38MGQF48—301–

4-ton single-zone

38MBQB48—3

38MBQB48–301–

Bryant

1.5-ton multi-zone

538TEQ018RCMA

538TEQ018RCMAAAA

4-ton multi-zone

538TEQ048RFMA

538TEQ048RFMAAAA

4-ton single-zone

538REQ048RBMA

538REQ048RBMAAAA

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately contact their installing servicer, dealer or contractor to arrange for a free repair. While awaiting repair, consumers should monitor affected units while they are being operated and keep foliage and other flammable items at least 24 inches away from the recalled units.

Incidents/Injuries:

Carrier has received six reports of the heat pumps catching fire (one occurred in the United States and five in Canada). No injuries have been reported. (more…)

UNFI Voluntarily Recalls Arla Apetina Marinated Feta & Olives in Oil, Pitted Because of Possible Health Risk

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
October 10, 2019
FDA Publish Date:
October 10, 2019
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Fruit/Fruit Product
Reason for Announcement:
Potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum
Company Name:
UNFI
Brand Name:
Arla
Product Description:
Apetina Marinated Feta & Olives in Oil, Pitted

Company Announcement

UNFI is voluntarily recalling cases of Arla Apetina Marinated Feta & Olives in Oil, Pitted distributed by UNFI. The product requires refrigeration to ensure food safety and we have learned that some product distributed to retail customers from 2 UNFI distribution centers may have been exposed to temperatures above refrigeration during storage and/or distribution by UNFI’S customers. Extended exposure to above-refrigerated temperatures may allow growth of bacteria such as Clostridium Botulinum to reach unsafe levels, which if consumed can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled. No illnesses, including allergic reactions, involving this product have been reported to date in connection with this problem. (more…)

Fisherman’s Pride Processors Issues Recall of Shrimp Product Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Milk and Soy Allergens

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
October 09, 2019
FDA Publish Date:
October 10, 2019
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Shellfish
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared milk and soy
Company Name:
Fisherman’s Pride Processors Inc
Brand Name:
Schwan’s
Product Description:
Garlic Herb Shrimp

Company Announcement

Fisherman’s Pride Processors Inc. of Vernon, CA is recalling 100 bags of Schwan’s Brand “Garlic Herb Shrimp” with date code 4A924608xx-B1 due to undeclared milk and soy. People who have allergic or sensitivity to milk or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if the recalled product is consumed.

The recalled product is packed in white polyethylene bag with red graphic (picture of shrimp) and imprinted with Schwan’s Brand and “Garlic Herb Shrimp” Net Wt. 16oz (1 lb) 453g. On the reverse side of packaging, code #567 on the top left corner and UPC code 052008 and Product Identification code 4A924608xx-B1 are located. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that Schwan’s Garlic Herb Shrimp #567 was found in cases labeled Schwan’s Shrimp Scampi #530. Subsequent investigation found packaging of Schwan’s Garlic Herb Shrimp #567 was used to package Schwan’s Shrimp Scampi #530.

Schwan’s may have distributed the recalled product to the lower 48 States through Schwan’s home delivery network. The recalled product was not sold in retail stores.

To date, there have been no reported injuries or illness. (more…)

Innoveix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of all Sterile Compounded Drug Products Due to a Lack of Sterility Assurance

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
October 10, 2019
FDA Publish Date:
October 10, 2019
Product Type:
Drugs
Reason for Announcement:
Potential lack of sterility assurance
Company Name:
Innoveix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Brand Name:
Innoveix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Product Description:
Injectable Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) and injectable Sermorelin w/GHRP2

Company Announcement

Innoveix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all sterile compounded drug products, within expiry, to the consumer level. The products are being recalled due to a lack of assurance of sterility. These concerns arose following a routine inspection of the pharmacy by FDA.

Administration of a drug product intended to be sterile, that is not sterile, could result in serious infections which may be life-threatening. To date, Innoveix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall. This voluntary recall is being conducted out of an abundance of caution and to promote patient safety, which is the pharmacy’s highest priority. (more…)

Update: Recall of Frozen Cookie Dough Products Due to Allergen Health Risk is Expanded to Include Additional Lot Codes

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
October 09, 2019
FDA Publish Date:
October 10, 2019
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared peanuts and walnuts
Company Name:
California New Foods
Brand Name:
Carolyn’s Cookie Company, Country Baking Co.
Product Description:
Frozen and refrigerated cookie dough products

Company Announcement

California New Foods has expanded its voluntary recall of frozen cookie dough products due to a lack of labeling that addresses the potential for the products to contain peanut and walnut allergens.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity specific to peanuts and tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume products containing the allergens.

The recalled products are not in production and are not currently sold in stores.  Consumers, however, may have the products at home. (more…)

Blue Bell Ice Cream Recalls a Select Lot of Butter Crunch Half Gallons for Possible Foreign Object

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
October 08, 2019
FDA Publish Date:
October 09, 2019
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Ice Cream/Frozen Dairy
Reason for Announcement:
Foreign object
Company Name:
Blue Bell Ice Cream
Brand Name:
Blue Bell
Product Description:
Butter Crunch Ice Cream

Company Announcement

Blue Bell Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling a select lot of half gallon Butter Crunch Ice Cream produced on a specific line on August 26, 2019 in its Sylacauga, AL plant because of the possibility the products may contain a foreign object.

Blue Bell discoveredthe issue when it was notified by a consumer of the presence of a piece of a plastic tool in a half gallon of Butter Crunch Ice Cream. The company investigation revealed the broken tool was inadvertently incorporated into the production process in a small amount of product. In an abundance of caution, the company is recalling a full day of production of this flavor from this manufacturing facility. (more…)

Allergy Alert for Undeclared Milk & Egg In White Parkerhouse Rolls Issued by Four Whole Foods Market Stores in Midwest

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
October 09, 2019
FDA Publish Date:
October 09, 2019
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared milk and egg
Company Name:
Whole Foods Market
Brand Name:
Whole Foods Market
Product Description:
White Parkerhouse Rolls

Company Announcement

Four Whole Foods Market stores in the Midwest region are voluntarily recalling White Parkerhouse Rolls because they may contain undeclared milk and egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The rolls, available in a 12-count with PLU 49557, were sold between 9/23/2019 – 10/8/2019 at the following Whole Foods Market stores:

  • Whole Foods Market Ann Arbor, 3135 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor, Mich. 48104
  • Whole Foods Market Lakeview, 5118 S. Lake Park Ave., Chicago, Ill. 60615
  • Whole Foods Market Hyde Park, 3201 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, Ill. 60657
  • Whole Foods Market Milwaukee, 2305 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, Wis. 53221

All affected product has been removed from store shelves, and no allergic reactions have been reported to date. (more…)

Jumbo Foods Inc. Recalls Frozen & Fresh Chicken Salad Sandwiches Because of Possible Health Risk

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
October 09, 2019
FDA Publish Date:
October 09, 2019
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes
Company Name:
Jumbo Foods Inc.
Brand Name:
Tuscan Sun
Product Description:
Chicken salad sandwiches

Company Announcement

Jumbo Foods Inc. of Mukilteo, WA has issued a voluntary recall of Tuscan Sun (TS) brand chicken salad sandwiches, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The following affected sandwiches products were distributed exclusively by Jumbo Foods Inc to food service and retail stores in Arizona, California, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, Utah, Virginia, and Washington.

FROZEN Product UPC Codes on Pkg Sell By/ Use By Dates Distribution Dates
TS Bacon Ranch Chicken Salad on 9 grain 4370101417 A11 – E39 None 3/11/2019 – 9/27/2019
TS Cranberry Chicken Salad on 9 grain 4370101414 A11 – E39 None 3/11/2019 – 9/27/2019
TS Chipolte Chicken Salad on 9 grain 4370101415 A11 – E39 None 3/11/2019 – 9/27/2019
TS Chicken Salad on 9 grain 4370101413 A11 – E39 None 3/11/2019 – 9/27/2019
TS Chicken Salad Wedges 4370101426 A11 – E39 None 3/11/2019 – 9/27/2019
REFRIGERATED product UPC Codes on Pkg. Sell By/ Use By Dates Distribution Dates
TS Bacon Ranch Chicken Salad on 9 grain 4370101417 A11 – E39 3/21/2019 – 11/01/2019 3/11/2019 – 9/27/2019
TS Cranberry Chicken Salad on 9 grain 4370101414 A11 – E39 3/21/2019 – 11/01/2019 3/11/2019 – 9/27/2019
TS Chipolte Chicken Salad on 9 grain 4370101415 A11 – E39 3/21/2019 – 11/01/2019 3/11/2019 – 9/27/2019
TS Chicken Salad on 9 grain 4370101413 A11 – E39 3/21/2019 – 11/01/2019 3/11/2019 – 9/27/2019
TS Chicken Salad Wedges 4370101426 A11 – E39 3/21/2019 – 11/01/2019 3/11/2019 – 9/27/2019

Jumbo Foods Inc began shipping these frozen or refrigerated sandwiches products between March 11, 2019 and September 27, 2019. Frozen sandwiches have no sell by or use by date printed on packages and have 8 months shelf life. Frozen products will be thawed, and the expiry dates are applied at stores. Refrigerated sandwiches distributed by Jumbo Foods have 28 days shelf life and the sell by or use by date stickers are observed on packages.

This recall was brought to our attention by The Suter Company whose poultry supplier Tip Top Poultry has issued a voluntary recall of ready-to-eat (RTE) poultry products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.

No illnesses have been reported to date in relation to these products or recall. (more…)

Kawasaki Motors USA Recalls Lawn Mower Engines Due to Burn and Fire Hazards (Recall Alert)

Name of product:
Lawn mower engines
Hazard:

The fuel injector can leak excessive amounts of fuel into the engine, posing burn and fire hazards.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
October 8, 2019
Units:
About 950
Consumer Contact:

Kawasaki toll-free at 866 836-4463 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.kawasakienginesusa.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the homepage for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Kawasaki engines used in riding lawn mowers sold under the Ferris brand name with mower model number IS ® 2100Z ZTR and the Cub Cadet Pro Z 760 LKW EFI . The recalled engines are model year 2017 and 2018 Kawasaki FX850V-EFI series, including models FX850V-AS44 with serial number range FX850VB19736-FX850VB44147 and FX850V-AS47 with serial number range FX850VB20733-FX850VB40776. “Kawasaki FX850V EFI” is printed on the engine fan housing. The engine model and serial number are located on the engine fan housing.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using mowers with the recalled engines and contact Kawasaki or a Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free repair. Kawasaki is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported (more…)

IKEA Recalls Infant Bibs Due to Choking Hazard

Name of product:
MATVRÅ Infant Bibs
Hazard:

The snap on the bibs can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
October 8, 2019
Units:
About 7,000
Consumer Contact:

IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the MATVRÅ bibs for infants sold in a two pack with one blue and one red bib with a snap at the back of the neck. The blue bib has a green seam along the outside with white polka dots. The red bib has a yellow seam along the outside with red polka dots. MATVRA, IKEA and the IKEA logo are printed on a white tag on the back of the bib.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bibs and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm received two reports of the snaps on the bibs detaching. Neither incident occurred in the United States. No injuries have been reported. (more…)