Business, Family, Health

Skippy recalling various jars of reduced fat peanut butter that may contain pieces of steel

BALTIMORE, MD—Skippy is voluntarily recalling 9,353 cases, or 161,692 total pounds, of a limited number of code dates of SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spread and SKIPPY® Creamy Peanut Butter Blended With Plant Protein due to the possibility that a limited number of jars may contain a small fragment of stainless steel …


Business, Family, Health

Crate and Barrel recalls Be the Band Music Sets due to choking, suffocation risks

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Crate and Barrel is recalling several music sets that were sold at its stores due to a choking and suffocation risk. The recall involves the Crate and Barrel Be the Band Music Set containing maracas which is intended for use by children ages three and up. The set includes a table about 19 inches in height by 26 inches …


Fitbit recalls one million smartwatches due to burn hazard

BALTIMORE, MD—Fitbit is recalling around one million smartwatches sold in the U.S. due to a potential burn hazard. The recall involves only the Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch. It was sold with a polyurethane band and has a 1.4-inch color LCD screen. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commissions says the lithium-ion battery in the Ionic smartwatch can overheat, posing a burn hazard. …

Health alert issued for meat products containing recalled FDA-regulated seasoning mix

WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing a public health alert for various ready-to-eat (RTE) meat products containing a Food and Drug Administration regulated seasoning mix that has been recalled by the producer, PS Seasoning of Iron Ridge, Wis., due to concerns that the seasoning mix may contain undeclared wheat. FSIS is issuing this …

Menorahs sold at Marshalls, HomeGoods recalled due to fire risk

NOTTINGHAM, MD—TJX is recalling about 7,900 resin and medium-density fiberboard menorahs with inserts for nine candles. The menorahs were sold at Marshalls, HomeGoods, and Homesense stores nationwide from November 2021 through January 2022 for between $8 and $15. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the resin and medium-density fiberboard menorahs can burn or catch fire when holding lit candles, …

FDA investigating Cronobacter, Salmonella outbreaks tied to infant formula

BALTIMORE, MD—This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it is investigating consumer complaints of Cronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella Newport infections. All of the cases are reported to have consumed powdered infant formula produced from Abbott Nutrition’s Sturgis, Michigan facility. As a result of the ongoing investigation, along with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state …

Saladitos dried salted plums with chili, Golden Medal mushrooms recalled

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a pair of food recalls this month. A&E Corrales LLC Recalls Saladitos Dried Salted Plums with Chili A&E Corrales LLC, Seattle, WA is recalling Saladitos Dried Salted Plums With Chili because it has the potential to be contaminated with lead. Lead is a toxic substance present in our environment in small amounts …

Lidl-branded chopped spinach recalled due to possible Listeria risk

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Frozen Food Development is voluntarily recalling specific lots of Lidl-branded 12-ounce packages of Frozen Chopped Spinach because the product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms …