Recent Recalls

Staff Reports

  1. John Deere recalls Lawn and Garden Tractors due to Laceration Hazard. The reverse implement option (RIO) system can fail, posing a laceration hazard to bystanders. RIO is a safety system that shuts off power to the mower blades when the machine is placed into reverse.
  2. Update: Gel Spice, Inc. Issues expanded the recall of Ground Tumeric Powder due to Elevated Lead – expanding its recall of ground turmeric powder to include additional brands because of elevated lead levels. Lead can accumulate in the body over time. Too much can cause health problems, including delayed mental and physical development and learning deficiencies. Pregnant women, infants and young children especially should avoid exposure to lead.
  3. National Time Fire Alarm Pull Stations recalled by Signal Communications due to failure to alert consumers; sold exclusively by National Time & Signal. The pull handle on the fire alarm pull station can break when manually pulled and fail to activate the alarm system.
  4. PharmaTech LLC issues voluntary nationwide recall due to potential risk of product contamination- voluntarily recalling all liquid products from October 20, 2015 through July 15, 2016 as a precautionary measure due to a potential risk of product contamination with Burkholderia cepacia. If a product contains B. cepacia, its use could result in infections in patients with compromised immune systems and in patients with chronic lung conditions such as cystic fibrosis. Some of these infections may be serious or even life-threatening in the at risk patient population.
  5. Cinmar Recalls World Magnetic Travel Maps due to risk of magnet ingestion by children; sold exclusively at Frontgate. When two or more magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside the intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects.
  6. Brown Jordan Services recalls Swivel Patio Chairs due to fall hazard; sold Exclusively at Home Depot. The base of the chair can break during normal use, posing a fall hazard.