Recalls include lettuce and nightlights, Kia and Ducati


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 18 recalls to be aware of this week.

    • Fresenius Kabi Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9% Due to Product Labeling Incorrectly Stating Stoppers Do Not Contain Latex.
  • FDA Classifies Field Action Related to Fc 500™ And Epics® As Class 1 Recall Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Committed to Helping Customers Take Prompt, Appropriate Actions.
Recalled Lotus Car
    • Lotus Cars Limited is recalling 40 model year 2018 Lotus Evoras. Due to an assembly error, the steering column may not collapse properly in the event of a frontal collision to absorb some of the impact energy. If the steering column does not collapse as intended in a crash, the risk of injury can increase.
  • Kia Motors America is recalling 1,754 model year 2019 Kia Fortesequipped with LED headlights. The headlights may not have been manufactured with the correct low beam aiming. If the headlights are not aimed properly, the driver may have reduced visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories
  • Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling 134 model year 2018-2019 Thor Aria and Venetian motorhomes. The brake caliper mounting bolts may have been insufficiently tightened. Loose brake caliper mounting bolts can reduce brake effectiveness, increasing the risk of a crash.
Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements
Recalled Romaine Lettuce
    • FDA Investigated Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce from Yuma Growing Region.
    • Nor Cal Food Solutions recalls Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade. The product contains walnuts, an allergen not declared on the label.
    • Deleite Foods Enterprises, Inc. Recalls Poultry Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens.
    • 165368 C. Corporation Recalls Pork Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination.
    • Federal officials report a cluster of Listeria monocytogenes infections dating back to July 2017 has spurred a nationwide recall of an “undetermined amount” of Long Phung brand pork patty rolls.
Infant & Children Products
  • HoMedics Recalls Nightlights Due to Choking Hazard. The small feet on the giraffe-shaped nightlight can detach, posing a choking hazard to small children.
Pet Food & Animal Products
  • Sunshine Mills recalls additional dog foods for excess vitamin D. The Abound dog food brand was carried in Harris Teeter, King Soopers and Kroger stores. Nature’s Promise was sold by GIANT Food Stores, MARTIN’s Food Markets, and Stop & Shop.
Household Products
  • Seabreeze International Recalls Bathroom Heaters Due to Fire Hazard. The safety cutoff can fail to function allowing the heater to rapidly overheat, posing a fire hazard.


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