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Bean Bag Chair Recalled After Two Children Die from Suffocation

Around 2.2 million bean bag chairs have been recalled after two children died from suffocation when they crawled inside the chairs. A 13-year-old boy from McKinney, Texas, and a 3-year-old girl from Lexington, Kentucky, were found dead inside a bean bag chair after they suffocated from a lack of air and inhaled the chair’s foam beads. “The zippers on the bean bag chairs can be opened and children...

Chicken Caesar Salad Kits Sold at Sam’s Club Recalled Due to Listeria Concern

APPA Fine Foods from Corona, California is recalling around 92,657 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kit products sold at Sam’s Club due to concerns about possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The salad kits were shipped nationwide and sold at Sam’s Clubs’ in-store cafes according to the USDA. The following salad kits recalled were in 11oz. clear plastic containers...

Peanut Butter and Almond Butter Recalled Due to Salmonella Concern

nSpired Natural Foods issued a voluntary peanut butter and almond butter recall Tuesday because their products may be contaminated with salmonella and may pose a health risk. The company said that there have been reports of four illnesses that may be related to the nut butters. They were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills peanut butters and MaraNatha almond butters and peanut butters. Also...

Peach Recall: Nationwide Recall of Fruit from Wawona Packing Co. Sold at Trader Joe’s and Costco

Wawona Packing Co. is voluntarily recalling peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots that were packed at its Cutler, California, warehouses between June 1 and July 12. Wawona believes the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Costco, Walmart Corp and Trader Joe’s have pulled the contaminated fruit from their store shelves and have all posted notices about the peach recall on...

Chobani Greek Yogurt Fungus Which Prompted Recall, More Dangerous Than Previously Thought

When Chobani brand Greek yogurt was recalled in September 2013, it was believed that the fungus was only a health threat to people with weakened immune systems. However, there were many complaints about gastrointestinal illness from healthy people, prompting researchers to take a closer look at the fungus in the yogurt. The yogurt was found to be contaminated with a fungus called Murcor circinelloides. “Typically...

Velveeta Recalled in Midwest by Kraft Foods Due to Not Having Enough Preservatives

Kraft Foods recalled 260 cases of Velveeta cheese sold at Walmart stores across the Midwest because it didn’t have enough preservatives. This recall affects one batch of product made on one manufacturing line during a few hours of production.  The product was shipped to three Walmart distribution centers and may have been redistributed to stores in up to 12 Midwest states. The affected products...

Hummus Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Hot Mama’s Foods of Massachusetts who produce hummus, is issuing a voluntary recall due to possible listeria contamination. Lansal Inc., which does business as Hot Mama’s Foods and makes products for Target and Trader Joe’s, is recalling hummus and dip products, the Food and Drug Administration announced. Lansal recalled 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip after the possible contamination...

Beef Recall 2014: 1.8M Pounds Recalled in Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio Due to E. coli

On Monday, 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products were recalled due to fear that they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The ground beef products were produced between March 31, 2014 and April 18, 2014 by Wolverine Packing Company based in Detroit, Michigan. The products subject to recall have the establishment number “EST. 2574B” and will have a production date code in the format “Packing...

Organic Mangos Recalled Due to Listeria Health Risk

Organic mangos are being recalled due to possible risk of Listeria monocytogenes. Pacific Organic Produce in San Francisco, California haS voluntarily recalled a specific number of cases of organic Tommy Atkins mangos (PLU numbers 94051 & 94959) that were sold under the Purity Organic brand between the dates of April 14, 2014 and May 2, 2014 due to the possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. The...

Largest Toyota Recall Affecting 6.4 Million Vehicles for Various Defects

Toyota announced their largest recall in history, involving more than six million vehicles for problems affecting various parts – from seats to steering wheels. Certain Model Years 2009-2010 Corolla, 2009-2010 Matrix, 2008-2010 Highlander, 2009-2010 Tacoma, 2006-2008 RAV4 and 2006-2010 Yaris vehicles were recalled over the air-bag module. The driver’s airbag module in the involved vehicles...