Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: Fords, boilers, infant formula and more


At the end of 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 22 recalls to be aware of this week …


  • Ford recalls 222,000 model year 2021 F-150 pickup trucks due to possible windshield wiper failures
  • Ford recalls nearly 5,000 model year 2023 Transit vehicles due to the HVAC System defogger not working properly
  • GM recalls 23,000 Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles due to fuel pump issues
  • Subaru recalls 8,400 model year 2019-2022 Crosstrek Hybrids due to the possibility of a battery harness issue leading to loss of power


Commercial Equipment

  • Burnham Commercial recalls Natural Gas Boilers due to burn hazard from a delayed ignition and/or flame rollout


Drugs & Medications

  • Ascend Laboratories LLC. issues voluntary nationwide recall of Dabigatran Etexilate Capsules, due to the detection of NDMA impurity


Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements

  • Costco recalls 2.7 million cans of Kirkland cold brew because of metal in product
  • Gerber infant formula recalled over potential Cronobacter contamination
  • Meat and poultry sfihas recalled from WOW Frozen Food LLC over lack of inspection
  • Metal found in beef products made by Hoyo, SBC shipped to schools prompts recall
  • Mutual Trading Co., Inc issues allergy alert for undeclared soy in sauces
  • Nestle recalls infant formula because of contamination with cronobacter
  • Perfection Bakeries, d/b/a/ Aunt Millie’s issues allergy alert on undeclared sesame in “Our Family Hot Dog Buns 8 Ct.”
  • Scenic Fruit recalls frozen organic strawberries and organic tropical blend due to a Hepatitis A outbreak
  • Second Nature Brands issues allergy alert on undeclared wheat in gluten free Reese’s Pieces Brownie Brittle
  • Sunny Dell Foods recalls Rao’s red peppers with mushrooms due to undeclared allergens not on the label


Household Products

  • Dorel recalls 14,000 XP Rear-facing Infant Seats due to child restraint concerns
  • Instant Pot burn caused by failure of pressure cooker safety features causes lawsuits to be filed
  • Pets:
  • Kaytee® voluntarily recalls Wild Bird Food Birders Blend due to elevated levels of Aflatoxin



  • Kawasaki Motors USA recalls engines and SCAG Riding Lawn Mowers due to burn and fire hazards from possible fuel leaks
  • Textron Specialized Vehicles recalls Arctic Cat Alterra 600 and Tracker 600 All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) due to crash hazard from A-arm separation



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