Recalls, Withdrawals and Safety Alerts: Jeeps, candles, knives and more


Each week, the law firm d’Oliveira & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety so they can make informed decisions.

Here are 20 recalls to be aware of this week …


  • Chrysler is recalling more than 200,000 Jeep Cherokees over an urgent fire risk
  • Chrysler recalls 165,000 model year 2019-2021 Ram ProMasters due to park gear issue
  • Ford is recalling 310,000 2016 Super Duty trucks due to possible improper air bag deployment 
  • GM recalls nearly a million Buick, Chevy and Acadia vehicles due to possible explosion from air bag inflator
  • VW recalls 35,000 model year 2021-2022 ID.4s with balky doors that may open unexpectedly 


Drugs and Medications

  • Acme United recalls PhysiciansCare Brand Allergy Relief and Cold and Cough Tablets due to failure to meet child resistant packaging requirement



  • Kell Electronic recalls Personal Chiller Mini Gamer Refrigerators due to burn hazard from power cord overheating 


Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements

  • Hu Products issues voluntary allergy alert on undeclared tree nuts in Vanilla Crunch Dark Chocolate Bar Product 
  • Lancaster Foods’ leafy green products recall expanded
  • LiDestri Food Co. issues allergy alert on undeclared fish in jars of Wegman’s Italian Classics Diavolo Pasta Sauce
  • Nature’s Energy issues allergy alert on Undeclared Milk in Children’s Chewable Colostrum Products
  • Werner Gourmet Meat Snacks issues allergy alert on undeclared peanut in Chile Cacahuates Japones


Household Products

  • BearCare recalls rechargeable Walnut thermometer due to possible burn hazard 
  • Cole & Mason 505WEG Pepper Mills recalled due to laceration hazard from metal shards in the mill
  • Empower Brands recalls PowerXL Stuffed Wafflizer Waffle Makers due to burn hazard
  • Threshold Candles recalled due to laceration and burn hazards
  • Positec recalls 36,000 Blue Ridge utility knives due to possible laceration hazard



  • Cycle Force recalls adult bike helmets due to risk of head injury  
  • Polaris recalls RZR Pro XP and Turbo R Recreational Off-Road Vehicles due to fire hazard from fuel leakage
  • Shimano recalls PRO Vibe Alloy Stems for Road Bicycles due to crash and injury hazards due to cracking



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