Tuesday, December 4, 2012
It's the fourth recall for the brand-new Escape. Ford is offering loaner cars to buyers until they can fix the problem.
The 2013 Ford Escape is undergoing its fourth recall since its introduction earlier this year. Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 89,000 new Escape SUVs and Fusion sedans because the engines can overheat and cause fires. The Escape is a top seller for Ford. The 2013 version went on sale in the spring, and it already has had problems with coolant leaks, cracked fuel lines and carpet padding. Both the Fusion and Escape are among Ford's top-selling vehicles selling a combined 427,000 already this year, according to Autodata Corp. Note this figure includes those from the previous model year. Ford said it is working on a repair plan and trying to find out what causes the overheating problem, where the engines can overheat and leak fluids …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Libertyville company and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recall 220,000 PeaPod and PeaPod Plus Travel Beds due to suffocation risk.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Libertyville, IL-based KidCo Inc. is voluntarily recalling about 220,000 PeaPod and PeaPod Plus Travel Beds following a baby's death and numerous reports of infants becoming entrapped, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said. The recall affects 220,000 PeaPod and PeaPod Plus Travel Beds, the CPSC said. Infants and young children can roll off the edge of the inflatable air mattress, become entrapped between the mattress and the fabric sides of the tent, and suffocate, according to a release. Consumers should immediately stop using the tents and contact KidCo to get a free repair kit. The kits will vary depending on the model and will be shipped to consumers starting in December 2012. Contact KidCo toll-free at (855) 847-8600…
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The recall is because of potentially-contaminated peanut butter sold in Starbucks Protein Bistro Boxes.
The peanut butter recall has made its way to Starbucks. Starbucks Protein Bistro Boxes are being recalled because of possible Salmonella contamination, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Flying Food Group is voluntarily recalling Starbucks brand Protein Bistro Box with Enjoy By dates 8/10/12 to 10/6/12, which includes Justin’s Nut Butter 0.5-ounce single-serve Honey Peanut Butter squeeze packs. According to the FDA, The recalled peanut butter squeeze packs contained in the Protein Bistro Boxes have the following Best By dates: 7/14/13, 7/26/13, 7/27/13, 7/28/13, 7/29/13, 8/9/23, 8/10/13, 8/13/13, 8/14/13, 8/15/13, 8/26/13, 8/27/13, 8/28/13, 8/29/13, or 8/30/13. Peanuts associated with the Sunland, Inc. recall were used in the …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Late July Organic Snacks issued a recall for organic mini peanut butter sandwich crackers.
Stop & Shop has removed organic mini peanut butter sandwich crackers because of possible salmonella contamination after a recall by Late July Organic Snacks. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: The following products, with sell by dates of May 19, 2013 through July 11, 2013, are included in this recall: No illnesses have been reported to date. Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Stop & Shop for a full refund. Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. Salmonella infections can be life‐threatening, especially to those with weak immune systems, such as infants, the …