There have been several consumer recalls over the past couple of days that may affect Deal Seeking Mom readers, so be sure to check your stockpile this weekend. Please refer to the links included in each section for more details about the specific recalls:
Midland Farms Milk
Midland Farms is voluntarily recalling certain milk products due to the potential of improper pasteurization which would effectively eliminate all pathogenic bacteria such as Listeria and Salmonella. The recalled products are sold in plastic containers and are sold under the brand names of Midland Farms, Corrado’s Market, Jersey Dairy Farms and Trade Fair Premium. All the affected containers possess the plant code 36-1661 along with a black ink date code near the top of the container. The recalled products were sold in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island. The specific recalled items are:
- Recalled Gallons (Date Code SEP24): Midland Farms Milk, Reduced Fat 2% Milk Fat Milk, Low Fat 1% Milk Fat Milk, Fat Free Milk. Corrado’s Milk, Reduced Fat 2% Milk Fat Milk, Low Fat 1% Milk Fat Milk, Fat Free Milk. Jersey Dairy Farms Vitamin D Milk. Trade Fair Premium Milk, Premium Reduced Fat 2% Milk Fat Milk, Trade Fair Premium Low Fat 1% Milk Fat Milk, Premium Fat Free Milk.
- Recalled Half-Gallons (Date Code SEP24): Midland Farms Milk, Reduced Fat 2% Milk Fat Milk, Low Fat 1% Milk Fat Milk, Fat Free Milk. Jersey Dairy Farms Vitamin D Milk.
- Recalled Quarts (Date Code SELLBY9/24/10): Midland Farms Fresh Whole Milk, Reduced Fat Milk, Fresh Low Fat Milk, Fresh Fat Free Milk.
- Recalled Pints (Date Code SELLBY 9/24/10): Midland Farms Whole Milk.
If you have purchased any of the recalled items, return them to the place of purchase or discard them. For questions you can contact Midland Farms at 518-436-7038 by phone, by email.
Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. Ground Beef Products
Approximately 8500 pounds of ground beef products may be contaminated with E. Coli O26 and have been recalled by Cargill Meat Solutions Corp., of Wyalusing, PA. The recall includes “Ground Beef Fine 90/10 and have a use/freeze by date of 07/01/10 with an identifying product code of W69032 and bears the establishment number “EST. 9400” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products were produced on June 11, 2010 and distributed in Connecticut and Maryland for further distribution after being repackaged into consumer-size packages and sold under different retail brand names. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted here. Consumers are strongly encouraged to check their freezers and discard any product subject to this recall.
Consumers with questions regarding the recall should contact the company’s Consumer Line at 877-788-4953, or “Ask Karen“, the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day.
Real Taste Noodle Manufacture Egg Noodles
Bags of Real Taste Noodle Manufacture of Chicago Egg Noodles are being recalled because of the potential contamination with Salmonella. The bags of egg noodles that might be affected by the recall were distributed between 6/12/2010 and 8/25/2010.
If you have purchased this product you should return them back to the manufacturer for a full credit. Consumers with questions should contact Real Taste Noodle Manufacture at 312-738-1893.
Good Taste Noodle MFG. Egg Noodles and Wonton Skins
Good Taste Noodle MFG. of Chicago, IL is recalling its Egg Noodles and Wonton Skins, labeled with a production date from June 19, 2010 to August 19, 2010, because they have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella.
If you have purchased these products you are urged to return them to the manufacturer for a full refund. For information and questions, call 312-842-8980.
Hartz Mountain Hartz Naturals Real Beef Treats
One specific lot (BZ0969101E) UPC #32700-11519, of Hartz Naturals Real Beef Treats for Dogs is being recalled due to concerns that one or more bags within the lot may have been potentially contaminated with Salmonella. Dog owners who have purchased this product should check the lot code on their bag.
If your bag has lot code BZ0969101E imprinted on it, or if the code is not visible, you should immediately discontinue use of the product and discard it in the proper manner. Consumers can contact Hartz at 1-800-275-1414 any time with questions or for information on how to obtain reimbursement.
Step2 Children’s Transportation Station Toys
Sand & Water Transportation Station Toys have been recalled by Step2 due to a possible choking hazard to young children if the light blue plastic wheels on the train cars detach. The affected products were sold at Target and other major retailers, specialty stores and online retailers from December 2008 through June 2010.
Consumers should immediately take the train cars away from children and contact Step2 for free replacements cars. For additional information, contact Step2 at 800-347-8372 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit them online.
The Land of Nod Toy Vegetables
Play With Your Veggies toy asparagus has been voluntarily recalled by The Land Of Nod because the metal wire in the toy asparagus can become exposed, posing a laceration hazard to children. The Land of Nod toy vegetables were sold exclusively at The Land of Nod stores in Illinois and Washington, the Land of Nod catalog and online from October 2007 through February 2010.
Consumers should immediately take the toy asparagus from children and return it to the company for a free replacement asparagus. For additional information, contact The Land of Nod at 800-933-9904 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, visit their website, or email them.
Black & Decker Random Orbit Sanders
Black & Decker has recalled Random Orbit Sanders due to a laceration hazard. Consumers should stop using the recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. The black plastic disc (called the platen) that holds the sandpaper can fly off or break apart during use and the disc, or pieces of the disc, can hit the user or those nearby, posing a laceration hazard.
The recall involves Black & Decker Random Orbit Sanders with nodel numbers RO400, RO400G, RO410, RO410K, RO410LW and FS3000ROS. The sanders are orange and black and “Black & Decker” is printed on them. The model number is printed on a lablel on the sander with the date code stamped on the underside of the sander where the dust bag is inserted. The affected sanders were sold at home center, hardware and discount stores, and by authorized Black & Decker dealers natiowide from January 2007 through July 2009.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sanders and contact Black & Decker for a free replacement platen to hold the sandpaper. For additional information, contact Black & Decker toll-free at 866-220-1767 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit their website.
Garmin Portable GPS Navigators
Garmin has announced the recall of more that 1.25 million Nuvi portable GPS units due to the potential for the battery to overheat and cause a fire. The company has determined that the problem exists with batteries provided by a third-party supplier and fall within a specific date-code range. The recall affects Nuvi models 200W, 250W and 260W as well as model numbers in the 700 series.
Consumers can check if their device is affected by checking Garmin’s website, where you will be able to put in the serial number and get instruction on how to return the unit for repair. Garmin owners can contact Garmin at 1-866-957-1981.
FIXIT One Million Candlepower Rechargeable Spotlights
1.4 million rechargeable spotlights have been recalled because the spotlight’s charging adapter can overcharge the battery, forcing it to rupture and leak battery acid which poses a chemical burn hazard to consumers. The recall involves the One Million Candlepower Spotlight, a rechargeable halogen light which is made of yellow plastic and has a black label that reads, “FIXIT Tools UP TO 1,000,000 CANDLE POWER” or FIXIT Rechargeable Spotlight”. The spotlight is sold with an AC power charger and a 12 volt car utility adapter.
Consumers should immediately stop using the spotlights and contact Innovage for a full refund of the regular price.
For additional information contact Innovate toll-free at 888-408-1140 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or contact them by email.