Recalls include Kias, ground beef, car seats and wiggle balls

Recalled Kia Sorrento
Recalled Kia Sorrento
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Each week the Personal Injury Law Offices of d’Oliviera & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that they feel the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.

Here are 29 recalls to be aware of this week.

Auto

  • Kia recalls model year 2017 Sorentos. The engine crankshaft may have been improperly heat treated and may fail.
  • Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 470,000 older vehicles worldwide to fix a problem with headrests that can malfunction in rear collisions. The recall covers certain 2012 Jeep Liberty SUVs and 2012 and 2013 Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger midsize sedans.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories

  • Jayco is recalling 374 model year 2016-2017 Greyhawk motorhomes, model 29ME. Damage to the liquid propane (LP) line can occur by the line being melted by the vehicle’s exhaust pipe, contacting the drive shaft, or being kinked at the p-clamp.
  • Keystone RV Company is recalling 97 model year 2008-2009 Raptor recreational vehicles, models 3110 and 3018, equipped with IOTA ITS-50R transfer switches. These transfer switches may fail when exposed to elevated electrical loads in higher ambient temperatures.
  • Forest River is recalling 6 model year 2018 Forester motorhomes, model FRC3271SF. The vehicle’s federal placard may inaccurately state that the vehicle has single rear wheels and tires, when it is equipped with dual rear wheels and tires.

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements

  • Bel Brands USA, Inc. Issues a Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Merkts Port Wine Cheese Spread Because Of Possible Foreign Bodies Found In a Limited Batch of Products.
  • Sid Wainer & Son of New Bedford, Mass., is recalling Jansal Valley brand Dried Chili De Arbol Peppers. The product contains peanuts, an allergen not declared on the label.
  • Sandridge RMH Acquisition of Morton Ill., is recalling approximately 1,222 pounds of ready-to-eat beef pot roast. The product is mislabeled as beef pot roast, but actually contains beef meatloaf. In addition, the product contains wheat and soybean oil, allergens not declared on the label.
  • Newswanger Meats in Ohio recalled more than a ton of beef, pork and chicken products after routine county tests showed bacteria in the company’s water supply for its processing facility.
  • Yummy Market Inc. is recalling smoked lake trout because of possible contamination with the toxin that causes botulism poisoning. Consumers are urged to check their homes for the Yummy Market branded “Smoked Lake Trout w/Pepper with Cracked Black Pepper” and not eat any unused portion of the fish.
  • Pinnacle won’t say where it distributed recalled Birds Eye peas. FDA says public notice unnecessary in this case, despite nationwide distribution and Listeria risk.

Infant & Children Products

  • Toys “R” Us Recalls Infant Wiggle Balls Due to Choking Hazard. The wiggle ball’s rubber knobs and plastic back can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.
  • Diono Is Recalling More Than 500,000 Car Seats. There is concern that the restraints cannot adequately protect children in a crash.

Technology/Electronics

  • Outlet Converters Recalled by Ningbo Litesun Electric with Home Depot Due to Shock and Fire Hazards. The outlet converters front outlet prongs are not configured correctly, resulting in reverse polarity when plugs inserted, posing shock and fire hazards.

Sporting Equipment

Household Products

  • Cost Plus World Market Recalls Girona Outdoor Dining ChairsDue to Fall Hazard. The seat base can separate from the chair back causing the chair to collapse, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Sources:

fda.gov, cspc.gov, usda.gov, reuters.com, safekids.org, goodhousekeeping.com, consumeraffairs.com, foodsafetynews.com, usatoday.com, autoblog.com, powersportsbusiness.com, roadandtrack.com, uscgboating.org, wemakeitsafer.com, guns.com

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