Monday, March 11, 2013
Bumble Bee has increased its voluntary recall to include more tuna fish cans.
A day after voluntarily recalling cans of tuna fish, Bumble Bee Foods expanded the recall to include more cans, according to the FDA. The reason for the recall is loose seals or seams that could result in product contamination “by spoilage organisms or pathogens and lead to illness if consumed.” The problem was linked to a manufacturing line issue, which has been corrected, said the FDA. The recalled tuna fish was distributed for retail sale between Jan. 17 and March 6, 2013. Bumble Bee Foods SVP of Technical Services and Corporate Quality Assurance Steve Mavity, said: "Due to can integrity concerns, our top priority at this time is to remove these recalled products from distribution as soon as possible. We are working closely with our …
Monday, February 25, 2013
A number of name brands are included in the recall.
The FDA announced a major recall of pet products that affects a number of brands. Kasel Associated Industries of Denver is voluntarily recalling all products manufactured at its Denver facility from April 20, 2012 to Sept. 19, 2012 because of possible Salmonella contamination. The brands included in the recall are Boots & Barkley, BIXBI, Nature’s Deli, Colorado Naturals, Petco, and Best Bully Stick items, according to the FDA. The FDA reported that Kasel has not received any reports of illnesses because of the possible contamination. According to the FDA: Salmonella can sicken animals that eat these products and humans are at risk for salmonella poisoning from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Following the deaths of several children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is working to get the recliners out of homes.
Wednesday, January 9
At the request of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, four retailers are voluntarily recalling Nap Nanny baby recliners after several deaths and more than 100 cases of a child falling or nearly falling out. The companies participating in the recall are Amazon.com, Buy Buy Baby, Diapers.com and Toys R Us/Babies R Us. The models include Nap Nanny Generations One and Two and the Chill™ model infant recliners. "CPSC is warning parents and caregivers that these baby recliners contain defects in the design, warnings and instructions, which pose a substantial risk of injury and death to infants," the agency said in its announcement. The recliners are made by Baby Matters LLC of Berwyn, Penn. The first recall was made at the request of …