Posted on 02 February 2012.
Spartan Stores announced the voluntary recall last Friday of eight deli products with a sell by date of January 20th through February 1st, 2012, that contain hard cooked eggs produced by Michael Foods of Minnetonka, Minnesota. Michael Foods is recalling their hard cooked egg products due to possible contamination with Listeria Monocytogenes. The deli products being voluntarily recalled are:
Egg Spread; Sandwich with egg spread; prepackaged containers of salad including small and large chef, seven layer, no meat small and large chef, and no meat seven layer salad.
Stores has received no confirmation of illness associated with the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact their healthcare provider immediately. All of the products involved in the recall should be returned for a full refund or replacement.
Consumers with questions about the recall may contact Spartan Stores’ Consumer Affairs at 1-800-451-8500 or contact Michael Foods Customer Service at 877-367-3447.
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Posted on 11 August 2011.
Out of concern for its customers, Murdick’s Famous Fudge, 230 Bridge Street, Charlevoix, Michigan, has issued a voluntary recall of its individually wrapped caramels (all varieties); peanut brittle; cashew brittle; and saltwater taffy (all varieties) because the products may have been handled by ill store employees. The recalled caramels, nut brittles and saltwater taffy were sold from the Charlevoix Murdick’s Famous Fudge store on Bridge Street only. This recall does not affect any other Murdick’s locations.
The recall was initiated after the local health department investigation of alleged illnesses associated with eating caramels produced at this location indicated that some employees of Murdick’s Famous Fudge had been exhibiting symptoms typically attributed to a norovirus infection.
Norovirus illness usually begins 24-48 hours after exposure, but can appear as early as 10 hours after exposure. Symptoms usually include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach cramping. People may have a low-grade fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, and a general sense of tiredness. The illness is usually brief, with symptoms lasting only 1 or 2 days. If unable to drink enough liquids to replace what they lose from vomiting and diarrhea, medical treatment may be needed to prevent dehydration.
The company is working with local and state officials to evaluate its production process to prevent reoccurrence.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled products between July 23 and August 3, 2011, are urged to dispose of the products or return them to Murdick’s Famous Fudge in Charlevoix for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 231-547-4213.
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Posted on 06 January 2011.
American Honda Motor Co. Inc., of Torrance, California, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, has recalled 18,500 Honda snowblowers.
The snowblowers were recalled because the fuel tank joint and O-ring located on the underside of the fuel tank can seep or drip fuel over time, posing a fire hazard.
Honda has received 90 reports of fuel either seeping or dripping. No fires have been reported.
The snowblowers are red and black and include the following Models and Frame Serial Numbers: HS724 SZBE-1037913 through 1046577; HS928 SZAS-1151080 through 1169012; and HS1132 SZBF-1018734 through 1025998.
They were sold Honda Power Equipment dealers nationwide from April 2005 through November 2010 for between $2,000 and $3,400.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowblowers and contact any Honda Power Equipment dealer to arrange for a free fuel tank joint and O-ring replacement. Registered owners of the recalled snowblowers will be mailed a notice.
For additional information, contact Honda at (888) 888-3139 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.hondapowerequipment.com.
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