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    Baptista's Bakery expands Pretzel Crisps recall

    The products may contain milk, an allergen not declared on the product label

    Baptista's Bakery has added a product to its earlier recall of Snack Factory® Original Pretzel Crisps®.

    Snack Factory® Sriracha Lime Pretzel Crisps® in 7-0z. packages have been added because because they also may contain milk, an allergen not declared on the product label.

    No illnesses have been reported as a result of this issue.

    The following products are being recalled:

    • Snack Factory® Original Pretzel Crisps® 7.2-oz packages, UPC code: 049508006008, Best By Date: 07-01-17
    • Snack Factory® Sriracha Lime Pretzel Crisps® 7.2-oz packages, UPC code: 049508006060, Best By Date: 07-01-17

    The Best By date is located on the bottom of the package.

    What to do

    Customers who purchased the recalled product should not consume it, but dispose of it or return it to the store where purchased.

    Consumers may contact Snack Factory® consumer affairs for a full refund online at by email at info@pretzelcrisps.com or by calling (888) 683-5400 between 8am and 5pm (CST)

    Additional questions or concerns may be directed to Laura Villarreal at 414-409-2123 between 8 am and 6pm (CST).

    Baptista's Bakery has added a product to its earlier recall of Snack Factory® Original Pretzel Crisps®. Snack Factory® Sriracha Lime Pretzel Crisps...
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    Bakers of Paris recalls croissants

    The products contains egg, an allergen not declared on the label

    Bakers of Paris of Brisbane, Calif., is recalling plain and chocolate croissants sold in 18 Northern California Whole Foods Market stores.

    The products are made with an egg wash, an allergen not declared on the ingredient list.

    One allergic reaction has been reported to date.

    The following products, sold individually in self-service cases and in clear plastic packs of four, labeled “Croissant” or “Chocolate Croissant” with a PLU of 481976, are being recalled:

    • Croissant 4 Pack Bakers of Paris, PLU 241593
    • Chocolate Croissant 4 Pack Bakers of Paris, PLU 241595

    The recalled products have “packed on” dates of 8/16/16 or earlier and “best by” dates of 8/18/16 or earlier. The products were distributed to the following 8 Whole Foods Market stores in Northern California:

    3000 Telegraph AvenueBerkeleyCA94705
    2001 Market StreetSan FranciscoCA94114
    5200 Dublin BlvdDublinCA94568
    1765 California StreetSan FranciscoCA94109
    1025 Gilman StreetBerkeleyCA94710
    690 Stanyan StSan FranciscoCA94117
    230 Bay PlaceOaklandCA94612
    3502 Mt. Diablo Blvd.LafayetteCA94549
    4800 El Camino RealLos AltosCA94022
    3950 24th StreetSan FranciscoCA94114
    1150 Ocean AveSan FranciscoCA94112
    774 Emerson StreetPalo AltoCA94301
    450 Rhode IslandSan FranciscoCA94107
    1250 Jefferson AveRedwood CityCA94063
    1010 Park PlaceSan MateoCA94403
    100 Sunset DriveSan RamonCA94583
    399 4th StreetSan FranciscoCA94107
    1333 E. Newell Ave.Walnut CreekCA94596

    What to do

    Customers who purchased the recalled products should discard them and may bring in their receipt for a full refund.

    Consumers with questions may contact Bakers of Paris at 415-468-9100, ext. 2215, Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. To 5:00 p.m, or by email at customer-service@bakersofparis.com.

    Bakers of Paris of Brisbane, Calif., is recalling plain and chocolate croissants sold in 18 Northern California Whole Foods Market stores. The prod...
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    Sage Products expand recall of Comfort Shield Barrier Cream Cloths

    The product is contaminated with the Burkholderia cepacia bacteria

    Sage Products is expanding its earlier recall of Comfort Shield Barrier Cream Cloths to include an additional lot.

    The product is contaminated with the Burkholderia cepacia bacteria.

    No adverse events have been reported associated with the recalled products, which were distributed to distributors and healthcare facilities in the U.S.

    The following lots of Comfort Shield Barrier Cream Cloths, which were distributed between March 31 - June 8, 2016, and July 18 - July 19, 2016, are being recalled:

    Product CodeNDC NumberLot NumberExpiration Date
    750353462-915-50539573/6/2018
    790553462-915-80557816/19/2018

    What to do

    Customers who purchased the recalled products should discontinue use of them and return them to Sage Products for credit by contacting Sage Products customer service at 1-800-421-6556, Monday – Friday, from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (CT).

    Consumers with questions regarding may call Sage Products customer service at the above number.

    Sage Products is expanding its earlier recall of Comfort Shield Barrier Cream Cloths to include an additional lot. The product is contaminated with...
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      Pee Wee brand Pizza Supreme Flavored Snack and Ricoa brand cocoa candies recalled

      The products contain milk, an allergen not listed on the label

      Diwa Products is recalling Pee Wee brand Pizza Supreme Flavored Snack and Ricoa brand cocoa candies.

      The products contain milk, an allergen not listed on the label.

      The following products, sold in the Canadian provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, are being recalled:

      Brand

      Common Name

      Size

      UPC

      Code

      Pee Wee

      Pizza Supreme Flavored Snack

      60 g

      4 800523 220420

      All codes where milk is not declared on the label

      Ricoa

      Curly Tops Cocoa Candy

      150 g

      4 800040 211130

      All codes where milk is not declared on the label

      Ricoa

      Flat Tops Cocoa Candy

      150 g

      4 800040 211222

      All codes where milk is not declared on the label

      What to do

      Customers who purchased the recalled products should throw them out or returned them to the store where they were purchased.

      Diwa Products is recalling Pee Wee brand Pizza Supreme Flavored Snack and Ricoa brand cocoa candies. The products contain milk, an allergen not lis...
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      Bentley recalls model year 2007-2009 Continental Flying Spurs

      The sunroof glass may detach from the car while the vehicle is being driven

      Bentley Motors, Inc., is recalling 127 model year 2007-2009 Continental Flying Spurs manufactured April 25, 2007 through October 31, 2008.

      The sunroof glass on the recalled vehicles may not be secured properly to the sunroof frame and may detach from the car while while it's being driven being driven

      If the glass detaches from the sunroof frame it could be come a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Bentley will notify owners, and dealers will apply additional adhesive between the sunroof glass frame and sunroof glass panel, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2016.

      Owners may contact Bentley customer service at 1-800-777-6923.

      Bentley Motors, Inc., is recalling 127 model year 2007-2009 Continental Flying Spurs manufactured April 25, 2007 through October 31, 2008.   The sunr...
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      Triple E recalls model year 2016-2017 Unity recreational vehicles

      The Truma propane water heater line may be damaged

      Triple E Recreational Vehicles is recalling 15 model year 2016-2017 Unity recreational vehicles, models U24TB and U24IB, manufactured March 1, 2016, to June 9, 2016.

      The Truma propane water heater line may be damaged from items moving within the lower storage compartment, causing the line to rupture and allow propane gas to leak out.

      A propane gas leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

      What to do

      Triple E will notify owners, and dealers will reposition the protective cleat for the gas line, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2016.

      Owners may contact Triple E customer service at 1-877-992-9906. Triple E's number for this recall is CA#8349-1.

      Triple E Recreational Vehicles is recalling 15 model year 2016-2017 Unity recreational vehicles, models U24TB and U24IB, manufactured March 1, 2016, to Jun...
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      Oriental Packing Co., recalls curry powder

      The products are contaminated with lead

      Oriental Packing Co., of Miami, Fla., is recalling approximately 377,000 lbs. of the following blended seasoning curry products because they are contaminated with lead:

      Blue Mountain Brand

      • Blue Mountain Country Mild Curry Powder
      • Blue Mountain Country Hot Curry Powder
      • Blue Mountain Country Hot Jamaican Jerk Curry Seasoning

      Jamaica Choice Brand

      • Jamaica Choice Mild
      • Jamaica Hot Curry Powder

      Ocho Rios Brand

      • Ocho-Rios Jamaican Nice Mild Curry Powder
      • Ocho Rios Spicy Curry Powder
      • Ocho Rios Jerk Curry Seasoning Mild
      • Ocho Rios Jerk Curry Seasoning Spicy

      Oriental Brand

      • Oriental Mild Curry Powder
      • Oriental Hot Curry Powder

      Grace Brand

      • Grace Mild Curry Powder
      • Grace Hot Curry Powder
      • Grace Caribbean Curry Powder
      • Grace Caribbean Tradition Hot Curry Powder

      No illnesses have been reported to date.

      The products were distributed in New York and Florida, and sold through internet sales and retail stores nationwide.

      The recalled products can be identified by the label bearing the above names in glass and plastic bottles. The sizes including 2-oz., 4-oz., 6-oz., 8-oz., 22-oz. and 5-lb.

      The lot numbers and best before date listed below, can be found on the top of the cap or at the bottom of the bottle:

      HOT/SPICY LOT NUMBERS BEST BEFORE DATE: 11/1/18 through 6/29/19

      1251621616316164021642116518166031662416

      111915

      1261621716319164081642216519166131662716
      1271622216323194121642716523166141662916
      12916301163241641316428165311661516120115
      20316305163251641416429166011661616120215
      20916307163261642016517166021662316120315

      MILD LOT NUMBERS BEST BEFORE DATE: 11/1/18 through 6/29/19

      125162031621716315164021641916515166071662716
      126162041622216318164031641416516166131662816
      1271620516226163191640416420165271661416120316
      1281620816302163221640516421165311661516120315
      1301620916305163241640716422166021661616112015
      2011621216307163251641216425166031662216112315
      2021621316314163291641316503166061662316

      HOT/SPICY JERK LOT NUMBER BEST BEFORE DATE: 11/1/18 through 6/29/19

      013016

      MILD HEAT JERK LOT NUMBER BEST BEFORE DATE: 11/1/18 through 6/29/19

      041416

      What to do

      Customers who purchased the recalled products should dispose of them or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

      Consumers with questions may contact Oriental Packing Company Monday toll-free number at 800-809-9793 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (EST).

      Oriental Packing Co., of Miami, Fla., is recalling approximately 377,000 lbs. of the following blended seasoning curry products because they are contaminat...
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      Surveyor recreational trailers recalled

      The Federal Placard incorrectly classifies the vehicle as a school bus

      Forest River is recalling 72 model year 2016-2017 Surveyor recreational trailers, model SVT226RLDS, manufactured October 9, 2015, to June 9, 2016.

      The vehicles have a Federal Placard that incorrectly classifies the vehicle as a school bus. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."

      If the vehicle is misclassified on the label, it can cause the vehicle to be overloaded, increasing the risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the incorrect Federal Placard with a corrected placard, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 16, 2016.

      Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-800-348-7440. Forest River's number for this recall is 37-07142016-0224.

      Forest River is recalling 72 model year 2016-2017 Surveyor recreational trailers, model SVT226RLDS, manufactured October 9, 2015, to June 9, 2016. ...
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      Model year 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vehicles recalled

      Transmission fluid may leak

      Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) is recalling 45,731 model year 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured June 25, 2014, through November 25, 2015 and equipped with a 2.0L engine and a continuously variable transmission (CVT).

      During assembly, a clamp for a CVT hose may not have been properly secured, allowing the hose to detach and leak transmission fluid.

      If enough transmission fluid leaks out, the transmission may not function properly and the vehicle may become inoperable, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, if leaking transmission fluid contacts an a hot surface there is a risk of a fire.

      What to do

      Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the hose clamps, correcting their installation, as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

      Owners may contact Mitsubishi customer service at 1-888-648-7820. Mitsubishi's number for this recall is SR-16-005.

      Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) is recalling 45,731 model year 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured June 25, 2014, through November...
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      Ton Shen Health recalls DHZC-2 tablets

      The product may be contaminated with elevated levels of lead

      Ton Shen Health of Chicago, Ill., is recalling its DHZC-2 tablets that may be contaminated with elevated levels of lead.

      One illness has been reported to date in connection with this problem.

      The recalled Chinese herbal supplement was sold mainly in Chicago area in retails stores, while some as distributed to other states through mail orders.

      The product's 1.6-oz., white plastic package marked with lot # 2163-844 on the bottom. The UPC is 616042102727

      What to do

      Customers who purchased the recalled product should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

      Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-312-842-2775 Monday – Friday, from 9:30AM to 5:00PM (CST).

      Ton Shen Health of Chicago, Ill., is recalling its DHZC-2 tablets that may be contaminated with elevated levels of lead. One illness has been repor...
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      Rabbit Creek Products recalls bread, muffin and brownie mixes

      The products may be contaminated with E. coli O121

      Rabbit Creek Products of Louisburg, Kan., is recalling certain flavors of bread, muffin and brownie mixes under the Rabbit Creek Products and other private label brand names.

      The products may be contaminated with E. coli O121.

      No illnesses have been reported to date to Rabbit Creek.

      The recalled dry mixes were distributed nationwide in retail stores and online sales December 2015, through February 2016.

      What to do

      Consumers who purchased the recalled products should destroy them and return the label to Rabbit Creek, PO Box 1059, Louisburg, KS 66053 for a refund.

      Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-837-3073 Monday – Thursday from 8am – 4pm (CT).  

      Rabbit Creek Products of Louisburg, Kan., is recalling certain flavors of bread, muffin and brownie mixes under the Rabbit Creek Products and other private...
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      Tiffin recalls Allegro, Allegro Bus, Phaeton, and Zephyr, Allegro Bay and Allegro Breeze motorhomes

      The vehicles' windshield wiper arms may break off

      Tiffin Motorhomes is recalling 10,351 model year 2007-2011 Allegro, Allegro Bus, Phaeton, and Zephyr motorhomes; 2007-2010 Allegro Bay motorhomes; and 2010-2011 Allegro Breeze motorhomes.

      The vehicles' windshield wiper arms may break off, reducing the driver's visibility and increasing the risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Tiffin will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiper blade arms, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

      Owners may contact Tiffin customer service at 1-256-356-8661. Tiffin's number for this recall is TIFF-100.

      Tiffin Motorhomes is recalling 10,351 model year 2007-2011 Allegro, Allegro Bus, Phaeton, and Zephyr motorhomes; 2007-2010 Allegro Bay motorhomes; and 2010...
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      Honda recalls CBR300RA, CBR300R and CB300F motorcycles

      The engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash

      American Honda Motor Co., is recalling 11,424 model year 2015-2016 CBR300RA, CBR300R and CB300F motorcycles.

      The motorcycles may have an improperly machined crankshaft which may result in the failure of the connecting rod bearing retainer, stalling the engine and increasing the risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the crankshaft assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 31, 2016.

      Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-866-784-1870. Honda's number for this recall is KB9.

      American Honda Motor Co., is recalling 11,424 model year 2015-2016 CBR300RA, CBR300R and CB300F motorcycles. The motorcycles may have an improperly...
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      Country Home recalls gourmet cookies

      The products may contain small pieces of metal fragments

      Country Home is recalling Gourmet Chocolate Chunk Salted Caramel Cookies sold at ShopRite stores in its Fresh Bake department.

      The products may contain small pieces of metal fragments.

      No injuries related to the recall have been reported.

      The the following products, in 12- and 24-count containers and which may also be part of the 12- and 24-count variety packages of cookies sold between July 19 and Aug. 4, 2016, are being recalled: Gourmet Chocolate Chunk Salted Caramel Cookies, UPC 28978500000, UPC 28977600000;

      Gourmet Variety Pack Cookies, UPC 38978600000 and UPC 28977200000.

      What to do

      Customers who purchased the recalled products should return them for an immediate refund or replacement.

      Consumers with questions or concerns about the recall may call 1-800-ShopRite (1-800-746-7748).

      Country Home is recalling Gourmet Chocolate Chunk Salted Caramel Cookies sold at ShopRite stores in its Fresh Bake department. The products may con...
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      Hawk AP-80 motorcycle helmets recalled

      The helmets may not protect a user adequately

      Tong Ho Hsing Industrial Co. is recalling 342 Hawk AP-80 motorcycle helmets, part number T378, size M.

      The helmets may not protect a user adequately in the event of a head impact during a crash. As such, they fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."

      Helmets that do not adequately protect the wearer increase their risk of injury in the event of a crash.

      What to do

      The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin in August 2016.

      Owners may contact Tong Ho Hsing Industrial customer service at 1-978-483-8072.

      Tong Ho Hsing Industrial Co. is recalling 342 Hawk AP-80 motorcycle helmets, part number T378, size M. The helmets may not protect a user adequatel...
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      Ivolution Sports recalls 1,007 IV2 JX-SKY motorcycle helmets

      The helmets fail to comply with federal safety requirements

      Ivolution Sports is recalling 1,007 IV2 JX-SKY motorcycle helmets, sizes S, M, L, XL manufactured February 1, 2015, to July 15, 2016.

      The helmets may have two detachable plastic accessory pieces -- a plastic mohawk and a face mask -- that were attached with small screws. These accessory pieces may alter the angle of impact and neck position in a motorcycle crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."

      If the accessories are attached with a rigid connection such as with screws, the rider has an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.

      What to do

      Ivolution Sports will notify owners, and provide owners a full refund, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2016.

      Owners may contact Ivolution Sports customer service at 951-852-6327. Ivolution Sports number for this recall is JXSKY-RECALL(201607).

      Ivolution Sports is recalling 1,007 IV2 JX-SKY motorcycle helmets, sizes S, M, L, XL manufactured February 1, 2015, to July 15, 2016. The helmets m...
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      JM Exotic Foods recalls ground turmeric

      The product contains elevated levels of lead

      JM Exotic Foods, Inc. is recalling ground turmeric distributed to a farmer’s market in Doraville, Ga., from May – August 2016

      The product contains elevated levels of lead.

      No illnesses have been reported to date.

      The following lots, Item Number 1153 packaged in 4-oz. clear plastic clamshells, are being recalled:

      • Lot# 16131185
      • Lot# 16165184

      What to do

      Customers who purchased the recalled product should not consume it, but return it for a full refund.

      Consumers with questions may contact customer service at (205) 699-2889, Monday – Thursday from 7am – 5pm (CDT).

      JM Exotic Foods, Inc. is recalling ground turmeric distributed to a farmer’s market in Doraville, Ga., from May – August 2016 The product contains ...
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      Dutch Star, Mountain Aire, London Aire, Essex, King Aire motorhomes recalled

      The front fascia wood trim may separate from the slide out, possibly contact the driver or a passenger

      Newmar Corporation is recalling 77 model year 2017 Dutch Star, Mountain Aire, London Aire, Essex, and King Aire motorhomes manufactured December 4, 2015, to July 5, 2016.

      The vehicles have front fascia wood trim that may separate from the slide out and possibly contact the driver or a passenger.

      If the fascia separates and contacts the driver or a passenger, a loss of vehicle control may result, increasing the risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will secure the trim with screws, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 3, 2016.

      Owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300.

      Newmar Corporation is recalling 77 model year 2017 Dutch Star, Mountain Aire, London Aire, Essex, and King Aire motorhomes manufactured December 4, 2015, t...
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      Model year 2015-2016 Renegade Vienna and Villagio vehicles recalled

      The rear inner tires valve stem extensions may inadvertently be loosened, resulting in a slow air leak

      Kibbi, LLC is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Renegade Vienna vehicles manufactured February 9, 2015, to June 1, 2016, and 2014-2016 Renegade Villagio vehicles manufactured March 4, 2013, to June 6, 2016.

      While checking or filling the rear inner tires, operators may inadvertently loosen the valve stem extensions, producing a slow air leak. A leak could underinflate the tires, increasing the risk of tire failure and a crash.

      What to do

      Kibbi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the valve stem extensions, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2016.

      Owners may contact Kibbi customer service at 1-574-966-0196. Kibbi's number for this recall is Sprinter 6302016.

      Kibbi, LLC is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Renegade Vienna vehicles manufactured February 9, 2015, to June 1, 2016, and 2014-2016 Renegade Villag...
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      Gel Spice expands recall of ground tumeric powder

      The products contain elevated levels of lead

      Gel Spice is expanding its earlier recall of ground turmeric powder to include additional brands.

      The products contain elevated levels of lead.

      No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

      The following products are included in the expanded recall:

      additional products being recalled are identified in the table below.

      Brand/Description and Net WeightLot/BB codeUPC NUMBER
      Spice Select/8 oz03/18/19076114007730
      Market Pantry/0.95 oz05APR2019085239211038
      Gel/15 oz04/18/19076114800867
      Gel/15 oz05/16/19076114800867
      Clear Value /0.75oz04/27/19036800354920
      Lieber’s/2 oz05/13/19043427006361
      Spice Supreme/2 oz05/17/19076114364628

      The products were distributed by various retailers throughout the U.S.

      What to do

      Customers who purchased the recalled products should discard them.

      Consumers with questions may call (201) 564-0435 between from 8 AM to 4 PM (ET) Monday-Friday.

      Gel Spice is expanding its earlier recall of ground turmeric powder to include additional brands.   The products contain elevated levels of lead. ...
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