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Updates to the Food Recalls

Three recalls of food products more likely to be on a kid’s menu can be found on the right-hand side. Here are links for all food/drug recall information announced by the Food and Drug Administration and the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service.

We also bring you consumer news and concerns about children’s products and safety issues. Here are the headlines:

Top Recall

July 20, 2017, CPSC; Manhattan Toy recalls its Winkel Colorburst activity toys because the colored plastic tubes on the product can become brittle and break, pose a choking hazard to infants. Units: 14,400. (An additional 1,000 were sold in Canada).

Recalls

  • July 24, 2017, CPSC; iRover recalls Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards because the lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, pose a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding. Units: 2,800.
  • July 21, 2017, CPSC; ZORJAR recalls its Women Beautiful Solid Color 100% Pure Silk Thin Long Shawl Wrap Scarf sold on Amazon.com in 26 colors because they fail to meet the federal flammability standard for clothing textiles, posing a risk of burn injuries to consumers. Units: 1,700.
  • July 19, 2017, CPSC; Polaris recalls its Sportsman 570 all-terrain vehicles because fuel can leak into the headlight pod, posing fuel leak and fire hazards. Units: 25,600.
  • July 18, 2017, CPSC; Corbeau USA recalls its 5-point Camlock Seat Harness Belts designed for off-highway vehicles because one of the five harness belts can unlock during use, posing a risk of serious injury or death. Units: 2,000.
  • July 18, 2017, CPSC; Polaris recalls its RZR 570 and RZR S 570 recreational off-highway vehicles because the front brake can detach, pose crash and injury hazards. Units: 1,160.
  • July 13, 2017, CPSC; YSN Imports recalls refillable propane cylinders because they can leak propane gas, posing fire and explosion hazards. Units: 24,000 (an additional 1,100 were sold in Canada).
  • July 13, 2017, CPSC; Tomy recalls its Lamaze Munching Max chipmunk stuffed toys because the parts inside the toy can break creating a sharp point that can penetrate the toy, posing a laceration hazard. Units: 9,300 (an additional 4,700 were sold in Canada).
  • July 12, 2017, CPSC; TriggerTech recalls Crossbow Triggers because rollers on the triggers can crack causing the weapon to discharge without trigger activation, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystander. Units: 2,000 (an additional 2,000 were sold in Canada).
  • July 12, 2017, CPSC; Core Health & Fitness recalls exercise machines because the height adjusting carriage assembly can loosen and fall on the consumer, posing an impact hazard. Units: 3,600.
  • July 11, 2017, CPSC; Super pedestrian recalls electric bicycle Copenhagen conversion wheels because the rear axle can fail, pose fall and crash hazards to riders. Units: 230.