Product recalls announced
By The Associated Press
The following recalls have been announced:
• Trader Joe’s Company is recalling 1,000 cases of Trader Joe’s Pinjur because some customers reported finding small pieces of glass in the condiment, according to the company. The Monrovia, Calif., company did not immediately disclose if anyone was injured. The product is a condiment made with roasted peppers, eggplant and tomatoes. The product might have been sold in Trader Joe’s stores in the following places: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C., and Wisconsin.
The company asks consumers to discard the product or return it to any Trader Joe’s store for a full refund. For more information, consumers can call 626-599-3817 or visit http://www.traderjoes.com.
• Harry & David is recalling about 50 jars each of Oatmeal Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Peanut Butter and Cranberry Vanilla Chip cookie mixes because they may contain undeclared ingredients, including coconut, peanut, milk and sulfites. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to these ingredients run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. No injuries have been reported, according to the company, based in Medford, Ore. The company distributed the cookie mixes throughout the United States in Harry & David stores beginning Nov. 27. For more information, consumers can call 800-233-1101.
• About 260,000 children’s sunglasses, imported by FGX International Inc. and made in China, because surface paint on the sunglasses can contain high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested by young children. No injuries or incidents have been reported. The recall involves 15 styles of children’s sunglasses, including some that may have the name “Foster Grant” on the sunglasses. They were sold at stores nationwide from January through November this year. For more information, visit http://www.fgxi.com or http://www.cpsc.gov.
Published in The Messenger on 12.12.07