Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Recall Roundup:

Malt-O-Meal Company Initiates Voluntary Recall of Unsweetened Puffed Rice and unsweetened Puffed Wheat Cereals Due to Possible Health Risk
Malt-O-Meal announced today that it is voluntarily recalling its unsweetened Puffed Rice and unsweetened Puffed Wheat Cereals produced with "Best If Used By" codes between April 8, 2008 (coded as "APR0808") and March 18, 2009 (coded as "MAR1809") because they may have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Plush Insect Toys Recalled by Dollar Tree Stores Due to Choking Hazard
Name of Product: Cuddly Cousins Plush Insect ToysUnits: About 300,000

Children's Board Book Sets Recalled By Dalmatian Press Due to Choking Hazard
Name of Product: Little Builder Children's Board Book Sets with ToysUnits: About 17,000

Magnetic Dart Boards Recalled By Henry Gordy Int'l; Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards
Name of Product: Fun 'N Games Magnetic Dart BoardsUnits: About 870,000Importer: Henry Gordy International Inc., of Plainfield, N.J.Hazard: Small magnets at the ends of the darts can detach.

Pennsylvania Agriculture Department Warns Consumers of Tainted Raw Milk Sold By Clarion, Crawford County Dairies
Consumers who purchased raw milk from Piney Ridge dairy farm in New Bethlehem, Clarion County, and Clark and Elaine Duncan’s farm in Meadville,

Federal Authorities Seize More Than $100,000 of Unapproved Drugs Marketed as "Natural Supplements"
At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, today U.S. Marshals seized more than 14,000 dosage units of Shangai Regular, Shangai Ultra, Super Shangai, Naturalë Super Plus, and Lady Shangai. Although labeled as natural supplements,

North Aire Market Issues Allergy Alert on Possible Traces of Almonds in Chicken Dumpling Soup Mix
North Aire Market of Shakopee, MN is recalling 99 boxes of Chicken Dumpling Soup Mix because they may contain undeclared traces of almonds. The 99 boxes were sold in various parts of the country primarily to specialty gift shops and through the company’s web site

OKK Trading Recalls Toy Robots Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.Name of Product: Interchange Robot Toys

FDA Finds Hazardous Levels of Selenium in Samples of "Total Body Formula" and"Total Body Mega Formula"
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it has found hazardous levels of selenium in samples of certain flavors of the dietary supplement products "Total Body Formula" and "Total Body Mega Formula." The FDA has received 43 reports of persons from nine states who experienced serious adverse reactions using these products.


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