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Consumer Recalls: Step Stools, Ground Turkey Products + More

by Tara Kuczykowski on August 4, 2011 · 0 comments

Consumer Recalls: Step Stools, Turkey Products + More

There have been several consumer recalls over the past couple of days that may affect Deal Seeking Mom readers. Please refer to the links included in each section for more details about the specific recalls:

Step Stools

Target Corporation, of Minneapolis, Minn. announced a voluntary recall of Step Stools with Storage because the wooden step stools can break apart or collapse under the weight of the user, posing a fall hazard. The wooden step stool has two steps and comes in various colors, including natural, natural and red, white and honey. For a complete list of brand names, descriptions, UPC numbers and pictures, go here. The affected step stools were sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide and online at from January 2007 through October 2010 for between $25 and $30.

Consumers should immediately stop using the step stools and return them to any Target store to receive a full refund. For additional information, contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website.

Ground Turkey Products

Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation of Springdale, Ark. is recalling approximately 36 million pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with a multi-drug resistant strain of Salmonella Heidelberg. The ground turkey subject to this recall has the establishment number "P-963" inside the USDA mark of inspection. For a complete list of "use or freeze by" dates and packaging descriptions, go here. The affected ground turkey was sold in retail stores nationwide.

Consumers should return the affected ground turkey products to the store where purchased. Consumers with questions about this recall should contact Cargill's consumer relations toll free telephone number at 1-888-812-1646.

Other Recall

Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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