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Listeria Outbreak Linked to Mushrooms Takes 4 Lives

Enoki mushrooms from Korea are being recalled over the outbreak

(Newser) - Do not eat enoki mushrooms from Sun Hong Foods. That's the message from the FDA , which says the company is recalling the mushrooms in question due to a listeria outbreak that has killed four people (in California, Hawaii, and New Jersey) and hospitalized 30 others. The outbreak also resulted... More »

Ikea Recalling Yet More Dressers

This time around, it's the Kullen that can tip over

(Newser) - Ikea is recalling 820,000 more dressers, adding to the 17.3 million it recalled in 2016. Once again the recall is due to the risk of the dressers tipping over, but this time around it's the three-drawer Kullen model being recalled; in 2016 it was the Malm model.... More »

Baby Carriers Sold Through Amazon, Target Recalled

Buckle can break on Infantino product, meaning the baby can tumble out

(Newser) - Baby carriers literally have one job—to carry babies—which is why a recall announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission is particularly alarming. USA Today reports that around 14,000 Infantino baby carriers made in China and sold at Target and through Amazon have been recalled because their buckles... More »

Ikea Settles for $46M in Toddler's Death

Recalled dresser toppled over on Jozef Dudek

(Newser) - The parents of a 2-year-old California boy who was killed when an Ikea dresser tipped over and suffocated him have reached a $46 million settlement with the company. Jozef Dudek died in 2017, USA Today reports. "We miss him so much," his mother, Joleen, said Monday. The Dudeks... More »

J&J Recalls Baby Powder

Company to offer refunds on 33K bottles after tests found traces of asbestos

(Newser) - Johnson & Johnson on Friday recalled a single batch of its baby powder as a precaution after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online. The recalled lot consists of 33,000 bottles distributed last year. J&J said the Food and Drug Administration found minuscule... More »

General Mills Recalls Gold Medal Flour

5-pound bags of unbleached variety have E. coli concerns

(Newser) - It may not be the first product that comes to mind in regard to E. coli dangers, but another brand of flour has been recalled for just that reason. General Mills has issued a voluntary recall of 5-pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour, per the FDA . The... More »

'Undeclared Allergens' Lead to Frozen Meatball Recall

Yanked off shelves: 53K pounds of Cooked Perfect brand meatballs by Home Market Foods

(Newser) - If spaghetti night is coming up, you might want to check your meatballs first. USA Today reports that a product recall has been issued for more than 53,000 pounds of frozen pork and beef meatballs made by the Massachusetts-based Home Market Foods. A release from the USDA's Food... More »

Bad Welds Send 2.1K Subarus to Junkyard

Automaker will buy back or replace models

(Newser) - Bad welds in 2,100 new Legacy sedans and Outback SUVs have led Subaru to decide to scrap the vehicles rather than try to repair them. Most of the defective models haven't been delivered yet, but at least 20 US purchasers will have the option of having Suburu replace... More »

Buns Recalled for Fear They Have Bits of Plastic in Them

Flowers Foods products are sold under various names

(Newser) - With peak barbecue season under way, one of the nation's largest producers of packaged bakery goods has announced a recall of hamburger and hot dog buns, as well as other products, because they may contain pieces of hard plastic that are a choking hazard. The Flowers Foods products carry... More »

Apple Recalls Older MacBook Pros Over Fire Risk

Batteries will be replaced free in affected model

(Newser) - Apple is recalling some older 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops, saying their batteries could overheat and "pose a fire safety risk." The company said it will replace the batteries free, CNBC reports. The laptops affected lack the Touch Bar keyboard. They were sold from September 2015 to February 2017... More »

Breakfast Wraps, Now With Tiny Rocks

245K pounds of wraps are recalled over concerns the bacon might be carrying a little extra crunch

(Newser) - You want rocks with that? About a quarter-million pounds worth of frozen breakfast wraps manufactured in Texas are being recalled over concerns that they contain egg, potato, cheese, bacon, and tiny rocks, reports CNN . The wraps, which were produced by Ruiz Food Products and shipped nationwide, may also contain other... More »

King Arthur Flour Announces Recall

Wheat was linked to E.coli outbreak

(Newser) - King Arthur Flour has recalled 14,218 cases of flour—around 114,000 5-pound bags—over potential E.coli contamination. The recall affects unbleached all-purpose flour sold through Target, Walmart, and distributors nationwide, USA Today reports. The company says no illnesses have been linked to the flour, but it is... More »

Got Baking Plans? Check You're Not Using Recalled Flour

Baker's Corner All Purpose Flour sold at Aldi has been linked to E. coli outbreak in multiple states

(Newser) - An E. coli outbreak that has sickened 17 people in eight states has a product sold at Aldi now on recall notice. USA Today reports on the CDC's Friday recall announcement , which notes the illnesses tied to Baker's Corner All Purpose Flour took place between Dec. 11 and... More »

Tyson's Latest Recall: 12M More Pounds of Chicken Strips

It's an expansion of a smaller frozen-food recall in March

(Newser) - The 70,000 pounds of frozen chicken strips yanked off shelves in March now seems like small potatoes compared to Tyson Foods' latest news. USA Today reports the company is now recalling 11.8 million pounds of the strips, an expansion of the original recall, with the Department of Agriculture... More »

Fisher-Price Recall Comes With a Jarring Statistic

More than 30 infants deaths linked to Rock 'n Play sleeper

(Newser) - Parents using the Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper for infants should stop immediately. The company is recalling all 4.7 million models on the market because of reports of fatalities, reports USA Today . A notice on the Consumer Product Safety Commission website lays it out with a telling stat:... More »

Avocados Recalled Over Infection Risk

Henry Avocado Corporation decides to play it safe

(Newser) - Shopping for avocados? Watch out for sticker labels marked "Bravocado" and "California"—they've been voluntarily recalled by the Henry Avocado Corporation after government inspectors found Listeria Monocytogenes on avocados during a routine test, Fox 5 San Diego reports. The recalled fruit was packed in California and... More »

39 Tons of Ground Turkey Recalled

Butterball meat affected after salmonella cases are reported

(Newser) - Butterball LLC issued a voluntarily recall of more than 78,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products nationwide Thursday as Wisconsin health officials investigate four salmonella cases in the state. The US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said the prepackaged ground turkey was produced on July... More »

Chef Boyardee Meals Recalled

About 3K pounds of chicken and rice bowls are affected

(Newser) - People who dig in to a microwavable meal of Chef Boyardee chicken might be surprised to find beef instead. That mislabelling is part of the reason parent company Conagra is recalling about 3,000 pounds of products labeled "Chef Boyardee rice with chicken & vegetables," reports CBS News... More »

Birth Control Pills Recalled Due to Critical Packaging Error

Apotex mistake could lead women to miss pills, or to take placebos instead of active tablets

(Newser) - There's nothing wrong with the tablets themselves, but a nationwide recall of birth control pills has been announced by the Food and Drug Administration due to a packaging goof that could cause women to miss pills or take placebos, possibly leading to pregnancy, People reports. The FDA alert notes... More »

General Mills Recalls Gold Medal Flour

5-pound bags of the unbleached variety affected

(Newser) - General Mills is recalling some of its Gold Medal flour because of a salmonella threat, reports CBS News . Affected are 5-pound bags of Unbleached All Purpose Flour with a "better if used by" date of April 20, 2020, and a UPC of 000-16000-19610-0. The company says sample testing turned... More »

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