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    Bentley recalls model year 2017 Bentaygas

    The seat mechanism and instrument panel joints may not be tightened properly

    Bentley Motors is recalling 378 model year 2017 Bentaygas manufactured March 1, 2016, to September 30, 2016.

    During the assembly process, the vehicles may not have had the seat mechanism and instrument panel joints tightened properly.

    If the seat mechanism and instrument panel joints were not tightened, they can loosen, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

    What to do

    Bentley will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and tighten the seat mechanism and instrument panel joints, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2016.

    Owners may contact Bentley customer service at 1-800-777-6923. Bentley's number for this recall is RE16/32.

    Bentley Motors is recalling 378 model year 2017 Bentaygas manufactured March 1, 2016, to September 30, 2016.During the assembly process, the vehicles m...
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    Heinz recalls Homestyle Bistro Au Jus Gravy

    The product contains milk and soy, allergens not declared on the label

    Heinz is recalling approximately 500 cases of Heinz HomeStyle Bistro Au Jus Gravy.

    Some of the jars may be mislabeled as Heinz Pork Gravy and therefore not labeled as containing allergens milk and soy.

    There have been no consumer complaints or reports of illness related to this issue to date.

    The following product, distributed to retailers across the U.S. is being recalled:

    Packaging DescriptionCase Unit 
    BEST BY Code Date
    Individual Package 
    BEST BY Date and mfg. Code
    Individual Package UPCCase UPC
    Cases of 12oz glass JarMU6F04 
    Best By 12/28/2017
    NANA1001300 0798508
    Individual Packages 12oz glass JarNABest By 12/28/2017
    MU6F04 4Q XX:XX
    013000 798907NA

    Note: XX:XX designates the time stamp.

    What to do

    Customers who purchased the recalled should not eat it, but return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund.

    Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-866-572-3808 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET) for a full refund.

    Heinz is recalling approximately 500 cases of Heinz HomeStyle Bistro Au Jus Gravy.Some of the jars may be mislabeled as Heinz Pork Gravy and therefore...
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      Newmar recalls Dutch Star, Mountain Aire, London Aire, Essex and King Aire motorhomes

      The motorhomes may experience unintended deceleration or acceleration

      Newmar Corporation is recalling 51 model year 2017 Dutch Star, Mountain Aire, London Aire, Essex, and King Aire motorhomes manufactured May 12, 2016, to September 22, 2016 and built on a Spartan Motors chassis.

      The throttle circuit wires on the recalled vehicles may not cancel out electromagnetic interference, and as a result, interference may cause the throttle signal to be higher or lower than intended.

      Unintended deceleration or acceleration can increase the risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Newmar will notify owners, and Spartan dealers will install an overlay harness with twisted wires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 2, 2017.

      Owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300 or Spartan at 1-800-543-4277. Newmar's number for this recall is 16V-776.

      Newmar Corporation is recalling 51 model year 2017 Dutch Star, Mountain Aire, London Aire, Essex, and King Aire motorhomes manufactured May 12, 2016, to Se...
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      Jaguar recalls model year 2013-2015 Jaguar XFs

      The fuel lines may chafe, possibly resulting in a fuel leak

      Jaguar Land Rover North America is recalling 5,081 model year 2013-2015 Jaguar XFs manufactured May 22, 2013, to June 15, 2015 and equipped with 2.0L GTDi engines.

      The vehicles may have insufficient clearance between the underfloor fuel delivery lines and the under shield and body allowing the fuel lines to chafe, possibly resulting in a fuel leak.

      A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

      What to do

      Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel line for abrasions, replacing it as necessary and install additional clips, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 19, 2016.

      Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar's number for this recall is J077.

      Jaguar Land Rover North America is recalling 5,081 model year 2013-2015 Jaguar XFs manufactured May 22, 2013, to June 15, 2015 and equipped with 2.0L GTDi...
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      GNC Women’s Ultra Mega Time Release dietary supplement recalled

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

      Nutra Manufacturing is recalling one lot of GNC Women’s Ultra Mega Time Release dietary supplement.

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

      The recalled product was sold in 180 count containers UPC 048107158910, lot number 3044FQ2024, with an expiration date of June 2018. The lot number can be found on the bottom of the product box and the side panel of the product label.

      It was distributed from August 23, 2016, through the present and is packaged in an HDPE plastic bottle with a child resistant closure.

      What to do

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

      Consumers with questions concerning the recall may call GNC customer service at 1-888-462-2548 weekdays from 8:00 am – 8:30pm (EST.) 

      Nutra Manufacturing is recalling one lot of GNC Women’s Ultra Mega Time Release dietary supplement.The product may contain milk, an allergen not declar...
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      Riverstone Legacy fifth wheel recreational trailers recalled

      The spare tire and rim combination may not mount properly

      Forest River is recalling 111 model year 2016-2017 Riverstone Legacy fifth wheel recreational trailers manufactured October 7, 2016, to October 18, 2016.

      The spare tire and rim combination on the affected vehicles may be incompatible with the disk-brake hubs, preventing the rim from mounting flat and flush to the hub face.

      If an owner installs the spare wheel that was provided with the trailer, the lug nuts may fail, allowing the wheel to detach, increasing the risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the spare rim and tire assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 30, 2016.

      Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-367-3269. Forest River's number for this recall is 70-10312016-0263.

      Forest River is recalling 111 model year 2016-2017 Riverstone Legacy fifth wheel recreational trailers manufactured October 7, 2016, to October 18, 2016....
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      Request Foods recalls GFS brand Cheese Manicotti

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

      Request Foods is recalling certain 68-oz. (4-lb, 4-oz.) pans of GFS Cheese Manicotti.

      The product inside may be Chicken Cannelloni, which contains egg, an allergen not declared on the label.

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

      The following products, which are labeled as Cheese Manicotti but may have the Chicken Cannelloni product inside the pan, are being recalled:

      • Individual TIN PANS of GFS Cheese Manicotti with Julian lot code 15268
      • CASES of GFS Chicken Cannelloni with Julian lot code 15268 on the long side of the tin pan and the long side of the case

      The recalled products were distributed to retail stores, restaurants and other food service operators in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

      What to do

      Customers who purchased the recalled products and have a sensitivity to eggs should not consume them, but return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

      Consumers with questions may contact Request Foods at 1-800-748-0378 Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

      Request Foods is recalling certain 68-oz. (4-lb, 4-oz.) pans of GFS Cheese Manicotti.The product inside may be Chicken Cannelloni, which contains egg,...
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      Highland recalls model year 2016 Highlander travel trailers

      The retractable hinges can separate from the the vehicle's ladders

      Highland Ridge RV is recalling 61 model year 2016 Highlander travel trailers, model 31RGR, manufactured May 26, 2015, to September 24, 2015, equipped with certain aluminum black ladders manufactured by Christianson Industries.

      The affected ladders have retractable hinges, each with a welded 'top hat' that can separate from the hinge.

      If the hinges separate from the ladder while in use, the ladder may fall from the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury.

      What to do

      Highland will notify owners, and dealers will install 6 repair brackets, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

      Owners may contact Highland customer service at 1-260-768-7771. Highland's number for this recall is 9904333.

      Highland Ridge RV is recalling 61 model year 2016 Highlander travel trailers, model 31RGR, manufactured May 26, 2015, to September 24, 2015, equipped with...
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      Suzuki recalls model year 2013, 2015, and 2017 GW250 motorcycles

      Corrosion may cause failure of the electrical system

      Suzuki Motor of America is recalling 1,890 model year 2013, 2015, and 2017 GW250 motorcycles.

      Water may enter the main wiring harness at the rear brake light switch connectors, possibly corroding the brake light switch.

      The corrosion may cause an electrical short and the loss of the head light, tail light and brake lights, increasing the risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will install an improved brake light switch assembly, and install a water protection cover, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 23, 2016. 

      Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-714-572-1490. Suzuki's number for this recall is 2A66.

      Suzuki Motor of America is recalling 1,890 model year 2013, 2015, and 2017 GW250 motorcycles.Water may enter the main wiring harness at the rear brake...
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      LTD Commodities recalls projection night lights

      The night lights can short circuit, posing shock and fire hazard

      LTD Commodities LLC of Bannockburn, Ill., is recalling about About 39,000 projection night lights.

      The night lights can short circuit, posing shock and fire hazard to consumers.

      The firm has received seven reports of sparks, smoke and damage to outlets. No injuries have been reported.

      This recall involves color-changing projection night lights with a rotating plug and dome top with LED lights that change colors from red, blue and green.

      “Made in China” and “0.6W 60Hz 120VAC” are etched in the plastic base of the night lights near the plug component.

      The night lights, manufactured in China, were sold exclusively at LTD Commodities and The Lakeside Collection catalogs and online at www.ltdcommodities.com and www.lakeside.com from July 2016, through October 2016, for about $6.

      What to do

      Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled projection night lights and contact the firm for instructions to receive a full refund including shipping. All known purchasers were notified directly about the recall.

      Consumers may contact LTD Commodities toll-free at 866-736-3654 or The Lakeside Collection at 866-847-4327 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. (CT) or visit the firms' websites at www.ltdcommodities.com or www.lakeside.com for more information.

      LTD Commodities LLC of Bannockburn, Ill., is recalling about About 39,000 projection night lights.The night lights can short circuit, posing shock and...
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      The Popcorn Shoppe recalls various popcorn ball products

      The products contain milk and soy, allergens not listed on the label

      The Popcorn Shoppe of Tiffin, Ohio, is recalling its Olde Tyme Recipe Popcorn Balls, Edwards Orchard Popcorn Balls and Edwards Orchard West Popcorn Balls.

      The products contain milk and soy, allergens not declared on the label.

      There have been no reports of illness to date involving the recalled products.

      The recalled products, four individually wrapped 5-oz. popcorn balls in a clear plastic bag, were sold at retail locations in Illinois and Ohio.

      What to do

      Customers with milk and/or soy allergies or sensitivity who purchased the recalled products should dispose of them or return them to The Popcorn Shoppe for a replacement.

      Consumers with questions regarding this recall may contact Melissa Molyet at (567) 207-5432 Monday – Friday 9:00 am. - 5:00 pm. (EST).

      The Popcorn Shoppe of Tiffin, Ohio, is recalling its Olde Tyme Recipe Popcorn Balls, Edwards Orchard Popcorn Balls and Edwards Orchard West Popcorn Balls....
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      Yamaha recalls model year 2014-2016 WR250R motorcycles

      The clutch push lever oil seal may crack, allowing engine oil to leak

      Yamaha Motor Corporation USA is recalling 2,550 model year 2014-2016 WR250R motorcycles manufactured August 1, 2013, to June 1, 2016.

      Due to an incorrect assembly process, the clutch push lever oil seal may crack, allowing engine oil to leak out.

      If oil leaks from the engine, the oil may get on the rear tire, causing a loss of control and increasing the risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the clutch push lever oil seal, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2016.

      Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha's number for this recall is 990108.

      Yamaha Motor Corporation USA is recalling 2,550 model year 2014-2016 WR250R motorcycles manufactured August 1, 2013, to June 1, 2016.Due to an incorrec...
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      Gates recalls ATV and UTV clutches

      The clutch can break during operation of the vehicle

      Gates Corp. of Denver, Colo., is recalling about 500 ATV and UTV clutches.

      The clutch can break during operation of the vehicle and cause fragmentation and forcefully eject parts, posing laceration or impact injury hazards to the operator.

      The firm has received three reports of the clutch breaking during operation of an ATV, including one report of a laceration to the rider.

      This recall involves two models of the G-Force CVT clutches that are aftermarket metallic, cylinder-shaped replacement clutch assemblies for use in all-terrain-vehicles and utility task vehicles.

      The part number, “G-FORCE” and the Gates logo are printed on the round top of the clutch. The UPC, part number and internal product number are printed on the packaging.

      Part No.

      UPC

      Internal Product No.

      CVTPRM001

      770075699415

      76920001

      CVTPRM002

      770075701316

      76920005

      The clutches, manufactured in Canada, were sold at 3P Off Road of Tomball, Texas; Carolina Custom ATV of Apex, N. C.; Sawgie Bottom Outdoor Powersports of Leesville, La.; and Tuner Solutions of Deville, La., from March 2016, through September 2016, for between $900 and $1,000.

      What to do

      Consumers should immediately stop using vehicles with the recalled clutches and contact Gates for instructions on receiving a full refund plus an additional $300 to cover disassembly and reinstallation costs upon return of the recalled clutches to Gates. In addition, Gates will also ship a G-Force Belt at no cost to consumers who return the recalled clutches to Gates. The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly.

      Consumers may contact Gates at 800-766-9504 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (MT) Monday through Friday, by email at cvtclutchrecall@gates.com or online at www.gates.com and click on “CVT Clutch Recall” for more information.

      Gates Corp. of Denver, Colo., is recalling about 500 ATV and UTV clutches.The clutch can break during operation of the vehicle and cause fragmentation...
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      Model year 2017 Vibe trailers recalled

      Anyone touching the energized kitchen stove may receive an an electrical shock

      Forest River is recalling 115 model year 2017 Vibe trailers manufactured September 20, 2016, to October 20, 2016.

      The outside of the kitchen stove may have been connected to a 12V D.C. positive circuit, potentially shocking a user that touches it.

      What to do

      Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will disconnect the positive wire, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 20, 2016.

      Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-296-2084 extension 105. Forest River's number for this recall is 59-102212016-0260.

      Forest River is recalling 115 model year 2017 Vibe trailers manufactured September 20, 2016, to October 20, 2016.The outside of the kitchen stove may h...
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      Winnebago View and Itasca Navion motorhomes recalled

      The driver and front passenger seats may detach from the mounting pedestals

      Winnebago Industries is recalling 816 model year 2017 Winnebago View and Itasca Navion motorhomes manufactured March 21, 2016, to September 15, 2016.

      Loose driver and front passenger seat mounting bolts could allow the seats to detach from the mounting pedestals, increasing the risk of injury and crash.

      What to do

      Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the seat mounting bolts to the proper specification, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

      Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-641-585-3535.

      Winnebago Industries is recalling 816 model year 2017 Winnebago View and Itasca Navion motorhomes manufactured March 21, 2016, to September 15, 2016.Lo...
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      Vega Helmet recalls XTA and XTA Touring motorcycle half helmets

      The affected helmets may not adequately protect the user's head

      Vega Helmet Corporation is recalling 1,053 motorcycle half helmets, models XTA and XTA Touring in sizes L, XL, and XXL, manufactured from February 2013 through December 2014.

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

      What to do

      Vega will notify owners, and provide a full refund or a free replacement helmet. The recall is expected to begin December 16, 2016.

      Owners may contact Vega helmet customer service at 1-800-728-4898.

      Vega Helmet Corporation is recalling 1,053 motorcycle half helmets, models XTA and XTA Touring in sizes L, XL, and XXL, manufactured from February 2013 thr...
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      Forest River recalls Salem and Wildwood recreational trailers

      The number of axles on the vehicles is incorrectly stated

      Forest River is recalling 92 model year 2017 Salem recreational trailers, model SMT186RB, manufactured October 13, 2016 through October 21, 2016 and model year 2017 Wildwood recreational trailers, model WDT186RB, manufactured October 7, 2016, through October 21, 2016.

      The federal placard label and the VIN incorrectly state that the vehicle has two axles; it has only one. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."

      If the owner follows the information on the federal placard label, the vehicle may be overloaded, increasing the risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Forest River will notify owners and will provide a corrected certificate of origin, federal placard and VIN plate for each trailer, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on December 21, 2016.

      Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-534-1251. Forest River's number for this recall is 6-10252016-0262.

      Forest River is recalling 92 model year 2017 Salem recreational trailers, model SMT186RB, manufactured October 13, 2016 through October 21, 2016 and model...
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      Mazda recalls model year 2004-2008 RX-8s

      Fuel pump sealing rings may deteriorate due to exposure to engine heat

      Mazda North America Operations is recalling 69,447 model year 2004-2008 RX-8s manufactured April 10, 2003, to February 18, 2008.

      The vehicles have fuel pump sealing rings that may deteriorate due to exposure to engine or exhaust pipe heat.

      The deteriorated seals may leak fuel, which, in the presence of an ignition source, can increase the risk of a fire.

      What to do

      Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump sealing ring set and add a thermal insulation pad to the fuel tank, free of charge. Parts are not currently available.

      Mazda will notify owners about the issue and will second a second notice when remedy parts are available. The manufacturer did not provide a schedule for these notifications.

      Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 0516J.

      Mazda North America Operations is recalling 69,447 model year 2004-2008 RX-8s manufactured April 10, 2003, to February 18, 2008.The vehicles have fuel...
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      Model year 2017 Jay Sport camping trailers recalled

      The vehicles are labeled with incorrect tire pressure information

      Jayco is recalling 56 model year 2017 Jay Sport camping trailers, model 12SC, manufactured September 14, 2016, to October 3, 2016.

      The labels on the recalled vehicles incorrectly state that the vehicle is equipped with ST175/80R13D tires requiring 65 PSI, when the vehicle is actually equipped with ST175/80R13C tires requiring 50 PSI. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

      Incorrect tire pressure information may result in the tires being over inflated, which can cause possible tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Jayco has notified owners and provided them with a corrected label, free of charge. The recall began on November 1, 2016.

      Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-283-8267. Jayco's number for this recall is 9901331.

      Jayco is recalling 56 model year 2017 Jay Sport camping trailers, model 12SC, manufactured September 14, 2016, to October 3, 2016.The labels on the rec...
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      Hinty's recalls bean soup and spicy pumpkin chili

      The products may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum

      Hinty's is recalling bean soup and spicy pumpkin chili that may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum.

      There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

      The following products are being recalled:

      Affected products

      Brand

      name

      Common

      name

      SizeCodesUPC
      None

      Bean

      Soup

      500 mL

      All units sold

      up to and

      including

      November

      11, 2016

      None
      None

      Bean

      Soup

      L

      All units sold 

      up to and

      including 

      November

      11, 2016

      None
      None

      Spicy

      Pumpkin

      Chili

      500 ml

      All units sold 

      up to and

      including 

      November

      11, 2016

      None
      None

      Spicy

      Pumpkin

      Chili

      L

      All units sold 

      up to and

      including 

      November

      11, 2016

      None

      What to do

      Customers who purchased the recall products should not consume them, but throw them out or return them to the store where they were purchased.

      Hinty's is recalling bean soup and spicy pumpkin chili that may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum.There have been no reported illnesses associ...
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      Free2b Foods recalls Chocolate Sun Cups

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

      Free2b Foods of Boulder, Colo., is recalling its chocolate Sun Cups for three specific Sell By dates.

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

      One reaction has been reported to the company to date.

      The following products are being recalled:

      Product NamePackageUPC CodeSell By Dates

      Chocolate

      Sun Cups

      Double cups

      in

      purple package

      895444

      001405

      02 Aug 17
      04 Aug 17
      07 Aug 17

      Chocolate

      Sun Cups

      Single cups

      in

      purple package

      895444

      001443

      02 Aug 17
      04 Aug 17
      07 Aug 17

      The recalled products were distributed in retail stores nationwide.

      What to do

      Customers who purchased the recalled products and have and a milk allergy should not consume them. Consumers should photograph the package with UPC code, then dispose of it or return it to: Free2b Foods, 5305 Spine Road #E Boulder, CO 80301 for reimbursement or replacement.

      Consumers with questions may contact the company at 844-610-5673 between 8am – 10pm (MST) or by email at hey@free2bfoods.com.

      Free2b Foods of Boulder, Colo., is recalling its chocolate Sun Cups for three specific Sell By dates.The products may contain milk, an allergen not dec...
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      Starcraft recalls model year 2017 AR-ONE trailers

      The federal placard and cargo carrying capacity labels contain incorrect information

      Starcraft RV is recalling 94 model year 2017 AR-ONE trailers, model 28R, manufactured March 1, 2016, to August 5, 2016.

      The vehicles have incorrect information on federal placard and cargo carrying capacity (CCC) labels, possibly resulting in the vehicle being overloaded. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

      An overloaded trailer increases the risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Starcraft has notified owners and provided corrected federal placards and CCC labels, free of charge. The recall began on November 3, 2016.

      Owners may contact Starcraft customer service at 1-800-945-4787. Starcraft's number for this recall is 9902328.

      Starcraft RV is recalling 94 model year 2017 AR-ONE trailers, model 28R, manufactured March 1, 2016, to August 5, 2016.The vehicles have incorrect info...
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      Model year 2011-2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vehicles recalled

      Water may leak into the windshield wiper motor breathing hole

      Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) is recalling 94,534 model year 2011-2015 Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured August 26, 2010, to January 5, 2015.

      Water may drop between the hood and the windshield and leak into the wiper motor breathing hole, causing internal corrosion of the windshield wiper motor and the possible failure of the motor.

      Failure of the wiper motor can cause a loss of visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

      What to do

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

      Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA's number for this recall is SR-16-010.

      Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) is recalling 94,534 model year 2011-2015 Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured August 26, 2010, to January 5, 2015....
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      Model year 2017 Mazda6 vehicles recalled

      Turn signals may not automatically cancel by the rotation of the steering wheel

      Mazda North American Operations is recalling 180 model year 2017 Mazda6 vehicles manufactured August 12, 2016, to September 28, 2016 and equipped with optional accessory fog lights.

      Due to installation of an incorrect combination switch, the turn signals may not automatically cancel by the rotation of the steering wheel. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

      A vehicle driven with the turn signal flashing continuously may confuse other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the combination switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2016.

      Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 0316J.

      Mazda North American Operations is recalling 180 model year 2017 Mazda6 vehicles manufactured August 12, 2016, to September 28, 2016 and equipped with opti...
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      Ton Shen Health recalls Life Rising brand Side Head Regulator TT tablets

      The tablets contain elevated levels of lead

      Ton Shen Health of Chicago, Ill., is recalling Life Rising brand Side Head Regulator TT” tablets.

      Recent lab tests indicate certain lots of the product have elevated levels of lead above the currently recognized acceptable levels for children under 18 years of age.

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

      The recalled product, which comes in a 1.6-oz. white plastic package marked with lot # on the bottom and UPC: 616042101010, was mostly sold locally in Chicago area retail stores, and some were distributed to other states through mail orders.

      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 (CT) Monday – Friday, from 9:30AM – 5:00PM.

      Ton Shen Health of Chicago, Ill., is recalling Life Rising brand Side Head Regulator TT” tablets.Recent lab tests indicate certain lots of the product...
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      Kia Sorentos with seatback issues recalled

      The seatback may not function as designed in the event of a rear-end collision

      Kia Motors America is recalling 1,408 model year 2016 Kia Sorentos manufactured March 3, 2016 to March 21, 2016.

      The driver's seatback frame may have been produced with inadequate weld joints and, as a result, the seatback may not function as designed in the event of a rear-end collision.

      In the event of a crash, the driver seatback frame could break and fail to restrain a seat occupant, increasing the risk of injury.

      What to do

      Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the welds and replace the driver seatback frame, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on December 9, 2016.

      Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC140.

      Kia Motors America is recalling 1,408 model year 2016 Kia Sorentos manufactured March 3, 2016 to March 21, 2016.The driver's seatback frame may have be...
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      KTM North America recalls closed-course/competition off-road motorcycles

      The front brake master cylinder can malfunction

      KTM North America of Amherst, Ohio, is recalling about 1,200 closed-course/competition off-road motorcycles.

      The front brake master cylinder can malfunction, posing a crash hazard.

      No incidents or injuries are reported.

      This recall involves model year 2017 KTM brand and Husqvarna motorcycles brand closed-course/competition only motorcycles.

      Five KTM models are being recalled: 150 XC-W, 250 XC-W, 300 XC-W, 350 SX-F and 450 XC-F. Three Husqvarna models are being recalled: TC 250, TX 300 and FC 350.

      Recalled KTM motorcycles are orange and black with the KTM logo and engine size on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. Recalled Husqvarna motorcycles are white with blue and yellow markings and the Husqvarna logo on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank.

      The engine size is located on both sides of the rear fender below the rear of the seat. Model year 2017 motorcycles have a letter “H” in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN), located on the right side of the steering head.

      The motorcycles, manufactured in Austria, were sold at KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles authorized dealers nationwide from June 2016, to August 2016, for between $8,000 and $11,000.

      What to do

      Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled motorcycles and contact an authorized KTM or Husqvarna Motorcycles dealer to schedule a free repair.

      Consumers may contact KTM North America/Husqvarna Motorcycles North America toll-free at 888-985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at http://www.ktm.com/us/service/safety/ or www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com for more information.

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      Pier 1 Imports recalls glass knobs

      The knobs can break while in use, posing a risk of laceration

      Pier 1 Imports of Fort Worth, Texas, is recalling about 158,000 glass knobs sold in the U.S. and Canada.

      The knobs can break while in use, posing a risk of laceration to users from broken glass pieces.

      The company has received seven reports of injuries as a result of glass knobs breaking during installation or while in use.

      This recall involves Pier 1 Imports Basic, Kira and Facets glass knobs commonly used with dressers, cabinets and small drawers.

      The glass knobs have a metal stem affixed to one side and were sold in seven colors: clear, teal, pink, green, aquamarine, champagne and silver.

      No other decorative knobs are included in this recall.

      The knobs, manufactured in India, were sold exclusively at Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide and online at www.pier1.com from September 2011, through October 2016, for between $6 and $7.

      What to do

      Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled glass knobs and return them to any Pier 1 Imports store for a full refund or merchandise credit.

      Consumers may contact Pier 1 Imports toll-free at 855-513-5140 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Saturday or 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CT) Sunday, or online at www.pier1.com and click on “Product Notes & Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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      Polaris recalls Slingshot motorcycles with swing arm issue

      The swing arm may have insufficient strength

      Polaris Industries is recalling 17,572 model year 2015-2017 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured March 4, 2014, to September 7, 2016.

      The recalled vehicles may have been manufactured with a swing arm that has insufficient strength.

      Due to insufficient swing arm strength, the swing arm may fracture resulting in a loss of momentum or vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and repair or replace the swing arm, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2016.

      Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris' number for this recall is T-16-06.

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      Roots recalls various baby and toddler products

      The metal snaps on the products may fall off resulting in a choking hazard for children

      Roots of Toronto, Canada, is recalling about 46,619 baby and toddler products with metal snaps.

      The metal snaps on the products may fall off resulting in a choking hazard for children.

      The company has received three reports in Canada of the snap coming off, with no injuries.

      The following baby and toddler products with metal snaps are being recalled:

      The following styles and colors are included in the recall:
      DescriptionColorStyle Number
      Roots Cabin Long JohnsSalt & Pepper1305-0131
      Roots Cabin SleeperSalt & Pepper

      Flaxseed Mix
      3504-0020
      Roots Cabin Hooded RomperSalt & Pepper

      Cherry Pink Pepper
      3504-0019
      Cooper Beaver RomperLodge Red Pepper

      Salt & Pepper

      Skyway Blue

      Cascade Blue Pepper

      Grey Mix

      Prairie Yellow

      Dark Beetroot Pepper

      Pebble

      Salt & Pepper
      3505-0068

      3505-0069

      3505-0063

      3505-0075

      3504-0028

      3504-0046

      3505-0047
      Irene RomperDusty Pink3505-0072
      Thea Cooper Beaver RomperGrey Mix

      Purple Clover Mix
      3504-0026
      Welland RomperBlue Isis Pepper

      Park Green
      3504-0029
      Pepper Cooper Beaver RomperLodge Red Pepper

      Jupiter Purple Pepper

      Dusty Raspberry Pepper
      3504-0037

      3504-0036
      Space Dye Cooper Beaver RomperCharcoal Space Dye

      Blue Iris Space Dye
      3504-0039
      Snowflake RomperWhite Grey Mix3504-0040
      Colour Pepper Original RomperTea Rose3504-0044
      Contrast Cooper Beaver RomperMajestic Purple Pepper

      Navy Blazer Pepper
      3504-0051

      3504-0053
      Roots Cabin OnesieSalt & Pepper

      Flaxseed Mix

      White Grey Mix
      3503-0027
      Beaver Printed T-ShirtSkyway Blue3501-0055
      Santa Hat Beaver T-ShirtWhite3501-0051
      Cooper Beaver T-ShirtGrey Mix

      Dahlia Mauve
      3501-0053

      3503-0031
      Printed Baby T-ShirtWhite Grey Mix3501-0054
      RBA T-ShirtWhite3503-0030
      Amy Crew SweatshirtEggplant Pepper3507-0007
      Chevron CrewneckBlack3507-0008
      Sophia Crew SweatshirtMedium Grey Mix3507-0009
      Colour Block CrewSalt & Pepper

      Black Mix
      3507-0011
      Roots Cabin DressMedium Grey Mix

      Charcoal Mix
      3501-0043
      Irene Hoody DressDusty Pink3501-0057
      Thea Varsity JacketPurple Clover mix3507-0003
      James Awards JacketGrey Mix3507-0001
      Cabin Awards JacketSalt & Pepper3507-0014
      Canada Varsity JacketBlack Pepper

      Black Pepper
      1105-0226

      3507-0044
      Roots Cabin Varsity JacketSalt & Pepper3507-0065

      The recalled products, manufactured in China, were sold from July 2014, to September 2016, at Roots, Roots 73 stores and online in Canada.

      What to do

      Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to any Roots store for a full refund.

      Consumers may contact Roots customer service at 1-888-307-6687, by email at customer_service@roots.com or at onlineservice@roots.com for further information.

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      Model year 2017 King Aire motorhomes recalled

      The collision mitigation radar may not perform properly

      Newmar Corporation is recalling 15 model year 2017 King Aire motorhomes manufactured January 22, 2016, to October 4, 2016.

      The recalled vehicles are equipped with WABCO OnGuard collision mitigation radar which may have been mounted upside down on the front lower bumper, resulting in decreased performance.

      If the collision mitigation radar has reduced performance, there may be an increased risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will check the orientation of the OnGuard radar and, if necessary, correct the orientation, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 23, 2016.

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

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      Livos Canada recalls SVALOS 222 tool cleaner and thinner

      The recalled products pose aspiration hazards

      Livos Canada of Proulxville, Quebec, is recalling about 1,500 containers of SVALOS 222 tool cleaner and thinner.

      The recalled products pose aspiration hazards, which can result in severe adverse health effects including pulmonary injury, chemical pneumonia and death.

      There are no reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

      The following products are being recalled:

      • SVALOS 222 tool cleaner and thinner – 500ml
      • SVALOS 222 tool cleaner and thinner – 1L
      • SVALOS 222 tool cleaner and thinner – 5L
      • SVALOS 222 tool cleaner and thinner – 10L

      The tool cleaners, manufactured in Germany, were sold between May 2008, and October 2016, in various retail outlets and hardware stores.

      What to do

      Customers who purchased the recalled products should stop using them and contact Livos Canada to obtain a compliant label.

      Consumers may contact Livos Canada at 1-877-909-3123 between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm (EST) Monday – Friday (except statutory holidays), or by email at info@livos.ca.

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      Polaris recalls model year 2015-2017 Slingshot motorcycles

      There may be insufficient clearance between the fuel line and the hood structure

      Polaris Industries is recalling 17,795 model year 2015-2017 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured March 4, 2014, to October 7, 2016.

      The affected vehicles may have insufficient clearance between the fuel line and the hood structure, which could allow the fuel line to rub against the hood until it leaks fuel. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

      What to do

      Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will replace the replace the engine fuel line, and inspect the retention clips to reduce the risk of interference, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2016.

      Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris' number for this recall is T-16-03.

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      Kikkerland Design recalls teapots with stands

      The bamboo votive stand can catch fire, posing a fire hazard

      Kikkerland Design of New York is recalling about 7,300 Kikkerland and Cost Plus World Market brand teapots with bamboo stands.

      The bamboo votive stand can catch fire, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

      The firm has received six reports of the votive stands burning. No injuries have been reported.

      This recall involves Kikkerland and Cost Plus World Market brand teapots with bamboo stands. The 30-ounce glass teapots have a removable glass tea infuser sold with a votive-candle holder inside the bamboo stand.

      The Kikkerland teapots have model number TP02 printed on the packaging next to the UPC code. The Cost Plus World Market teapots have a white sticker with number 25024784 printed on the packaging.

      No votive candles were included with the teapots.

      The teapots, manufactured in China, were sold at Amazon retailers, Cost Plus World Market, Uncommon Goods and Urban Outfitters and online at www.Amazon.com from March 2014, through September 2016, for between $40 and $70.

      What to do

      Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled teapots and stands and contact the firm for return instructions. Consumers who purchased online will be mailed instructions on how to receive a refund. Consumers who bought the teapots at stores can return the teapots and stands for a full refund.

      Consumers may contact Kikkerland at 800-727-7151 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at www.kikkerland.com.

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      Dr. Seuss footed sleeper recalled

      The products do not meet the flammability requirements for children’s sleepwear

      2 blue ducks is recalling about 450 footed sleepers featuring Dr. Seuss's Thing 1 and Thing 2 characters sold in Canada.

      The loose-fitting children's sleepwear can contact ignition sources such as stove elements, candles, and matches more readily than tight-fitting sleepwear. Thus, they do not meet the flammability requirements for children’s sleepwear under Canadian law.

      No incidents or injuries have been reported.

      The footed red sleeper with some red/white stripes and featuring Dr. Seuss's Thing 1 and Thing 2 characters is made from 100% cotton. The item code FTSLP-C22-9M and the UPC # 0 14292 98193 0 can be found on the sales tag.

      The recalled sleepers, manufactured in China, were sold from August 2013, to August 2016.

      What to do

      Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sleepers and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

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      Model year 2016-2017 Slingshot motorcycles recalled

      Brake fluid may leak, resulting in reduced brake performance

      Polaris Industries, Inc. is recalling 6,860 model year 2016-2017 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured December 28, 2015, to April 27, 2016.

      The brake pressure switch may have been over-tightened, damaging the seal, allowing brake fluid to leak and resulting in reduced brake performance, increasing the risk of a crash.

      What to do

      Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will install new brake pressure switch seals, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2016.

      Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris' number for this recall is T-16-02.

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      ICAPP recalls frozen strawberries

      The Food and Drug Administration is investigating an outbreak of Hepatitis A.

      The International Company for Agricultural Production & Processing (ICAPP) is recalling certain lots of its frozen strawberries in response to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigation of an outbreak of Hepatitis A.

      ICAPP is conducting the recall after learning that frozen strawberries that it distributed may be linked to a recent Hepatitis A outbreak in the U.S. Hepatitis A virus was detected in four lots of frozen strawberries that were exported to the U.S. by ICAPP.

      The recalled products were distributed for sale to and use in food service establishments nationwide -- not for use in food products offered for retail sale to consumers.

      What to do

      Anyone who may have consumed the recalled product should consult a health care professional or local health department to determine if a vaccination is appropriate.

      Consumers with questions may contact ICAPP by email at customerservice@icapp.com.eg or by phone, between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm Cairo local time, at +201-541-1624.

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