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Fiat Chrysler Recalls Almost 710,000 Jeep and Dodge SUVS – Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 710,000 Jeep and Dodge SUVs in North America because an improperly installed brake shield could let water leak in and limit braking ability. The recall covers 2011-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos. The company says brake booster shields were added as part of a 2014 recall, but a check of warranty claims found that some weren’t installed correctly. In those cases water can cause corrosion or get inside the booster and freeze. That can reduce braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash, according to documents filed with the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Playtex Childrens Bowls and Plates Recalled Due to Choking Hazard – Playtex just recalled 3.6 million children’s bowls and plates due to a clear plastic layer over the graphics that can peel or bubble from the surface and pose a choking hazard to young children. Playtex has received 372 reports of the plastic peeling up, 11 reports of the material being found in children’s mouths and four reports of children choking on it. For this reason, consumers should immediately stop using the items recalled under number 18-001 and contact Playtex for a full refund. The recalled items were sold at Babies “R” Us, Target, Walmart and other stores nationwide from October 2009 through August 2017. The plates and bowls were sold for around $2.50 each and the mealtime set went for around $15.

Prestage Foods, Inc. Recalls Turkey Products Due To Possible Extraneous Material Contamination – Prestage Foods, Inc., a St. Pauls, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 38,475 pounds of ground turkey that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The fresh ground turkey was produced on September 25 and 26, 2017. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-22000” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail distribution centers in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee.

Cost Plus World Market recalls Girona Outdoor dining chairs – Cost Plus World Market recalls Girona Outdoor dining chairs due to the seat base can separate from the chair back causing the chair to collapse, posing a fall hazard to consumers. This recall involves Girona outdoor wooden dining chairs with four legs, and a back and seat made of flat woven weather-resistant wicker straps.  The chair is sold in two colors: white (SKU/UPC 536034/0000002536034) and grey (SKU/UPC 536033/0000002536033). The SKU and UPC can be found on the UPC ticket attached to the underside of the chair seat. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and return them to any Cost Plus World Market or World Market store for a full refund.

Home Depot recalls thousands of outlet converters, Product Recalls of the Month – Home Depot has recalled 42,000 outlet converters due to a fire and shock hazard. The recall involves commercial electric 15-amp triplex outlet converters, also known as taps, with model number LA-05 and UPC 818897010121. The front outlet prongs are not configured correctly, resulting in reverse polarity when plugs inserted, posing shock and fire hazards. Consumers are asked to return the plug for a full refund.

 

 

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