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    Exclamation New Product Recalls Issued This Week - 01/20/2012

    Here is a list of new product recalls issued this week: 01/13/12-01/20/12
    Please note this list includes most recalls from CPSC, USDA, FDA, NHTSA (carseats and tires only) and boat recalls from the Coast Guard. I do not include vehicle recalls or USDA/FDA recalls related to undeclared allergins. To view all the recalls including those allergin related recalls, you can go to: http://www.recalls.gov/recent.html to see a full listing from each agency.

    Giant Bicycle Recalls 2012 Model Year Giant Defy Advanced and Avail Advanced Bicycles; Forks Can Break Causing Fall Hazard. Sold by: Authorized Giant Bicycle dealers nationwide from August 2011 through November 2011 for between $3,000 and $4,550.
    http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12088.html

    Steelcase Inc. Recalls Amia Desk Chairs Due to Fall Hazard. Sold at: Authorized Steelcase dealers and retail outlets including Healthy Back Store, CSN, Home Office Solutions, Office & Company and Sam Flax stores nationwide and online at www.store.steelcase.com from March 2011 through June 2011 for between $350 and $700.
    http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12712.html

    USA Far Ocean Group Inc. (U.S.A. Far Ocean), is voluntarily recalling the Company's two products sold as cosmetic under the names Vagifresh Ball and Vagifresh Gel. These two products were also sold under the mixed package named Female One. The Company has been informed by representatives of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that lab analysis by FDA of Vagifresh Gel sample found the product contains benzocaine, the active ingredient for many anesthetic drug products. In addition, FDA analysis of Vagifresh Ball sample found the product contains bacteria including Staphylococcus lentus, S. sciuri, Bacillus Lantus, Alloiococcus otitis, Aerococcus viridans, Aeromonas salmonicid, Gemella spp, Leuconostoc spp. These products were sold via herbal stores, beauty shops, drug stores, internet and mail order.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm288260.htm

    Perfect Image Solutions, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of Men's Minoxidil 15% Azelaic 5% Hair regrowth topical, 60mL; Men's Minoxidil 10% Azelaic 5% Hair regrowth topical, 60mL; Men's Minoxidil 5% Azelaic 5% Hair regrowth topical, 60mL; Women's Minoxidil 3% Azelaic 5% Hair regrowth topical, 60mL; and Hair regrowth shampoo enhanced with Ketoconazole and salicylic acid, 180mL, to the consumer level. The products are deemed “unapproved new drugs” under the law and U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations and may present potential health hazards. Product was distributed nationwide or worldwide via the internet.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm288505.htm

    Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced that it is conducting a voluntary recall of all production lots for the Duet TRS Universal Straight and Articulating Single Use Loading Units, with respect to the use of this product family in the thoracic cavity.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm288098.htm

    RSW Distributors, LLC, a Forest City, N.C., establishment is recalling approximately 3,104 pounds of seasoned diced beef products that may contain foreign materials. The products subject to recall were produced on Dec. 9, 2011 and shipped to institutions for further distribution to schools in South Carolina, Tennessee and Washington as part of the USDA's National School Lunch Program.
    http://www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Even...ease/index.asp

    Rich Products Corporation expanded its January 5, 2012 recall of ¼ Sheet Vanilla Soaked Sponge Cake Artificially Flavored to include the 8” Vanilla Flavored Pre-Soaked Sponge Cake Artificially Flavored (Product Code: 62938) because of the possibility that small plastic fragments from the packaging were contaminating the product. The 8” Vanilla Flavored Pre-Soaked Sponge Cake Artificially Flavored is not packaged for retail distribution and is sold by the case primarily to in-store bakeries nationwide.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm288403.htm

    Price Chopper Supermarkets is issuing a voluntary recall on two sizes of its bakery’s Central Market Classics Tres Leches cakes - the 5 inch, UPC 41735-26013, and the 8 inch, UPC 41735-25128. Rich Foods, the manufacturer of the cake layers contained in this product, has notified Price Chopper that they may contain plastic fragments.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm287822.htm

    LEASA Industries Co., Inc. of Miami, FL is recalling 346 cases of LEASA Living Alfalfa Sprouts with use by date 2/1/12, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. LEASA Living Alfalfa Sprouts with use by date 2/1/12 were distributed through FL, GA, AL, LA, and MS through retail stores and food service companies on 1/4/12, 1/5/12, 1/6/12, 1/7/12 and 1/8/12.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm288218.htm

    Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., today announced an immediate Class I voluntary recall of all LEASA Living Alfalfa Sprouts sold in the 6 oz. package with a UPC code of 7546555912. According to the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), the product is potentially contaminated with Salmonella. Winn-Dixie is also immediately recalling the following LEASA-branded sprouts from shelves in all stores, including Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana
    - LEASA Broccoli Sprouts, LEASA Gourmet Sprouts, LEASA Spicy Sprouts, and LEASA Onion Sprouts.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm288243.htm

    Kradjian Imp Co Is Doing An Extended Recall Of Cedar Tree Brand Tresse Cheese And Cedar Tree Brand Shinglish Cheese because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Tresse Cheese and Shinglish cheese were distributed in Southern California, Northern California, Washington State, Minnesota, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee,Arizona and Michigan to Mediterranean specialty markets.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm288420.htm

    Price Chopper Supermarkets is issuing a voluntary recall on its Coyote Joe’s Shredded Taco Cheese 16 oz, UPC 41735-12509 with an expiration date of April 21, 2012 due to the possibility of shredded plastic fragments inside the packaging. The cheese was sold chain wide between the dates of January 4th and January 17th, 2012.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm288588.htm


    If you missed last week's recall listing, here is the link to it:
    http://www.car-seat.org/showthread.php?t=210904
    Katy

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