Recent product recalls

By Robin Melen on June 8, 2011 12:01:00 am

Recall-alert-new KASHI PIZZA Kashi is recalling approximately 11,000 cases of frozen pizzas, including Mediterranean Thin Crust Pizza, Roasted Vegetable Thin Crust Pizza, and Mushroom Trio and Spinach Thin Crust Pizza due to possible plastic fragments in an ingredient in the pizza crusts. The impacted products include the following individually packaged pizzas:

Kashi Mediterranean Thin Crust Pizza packaged in a 12.7 ounce box and marked with UPC Code 1862732905 3 and Best If Used Before date of either May10 12NU, May18 12NU, or May19 12NU;

Kashi Roasted Vegetable Thin Crust Pizza packaged in a 12.2 ounce box and marked with UPC Code 1862737342 1 and Best If Used Before date of either May09 12NU or May14 12NU;

Kashi Mushroom Trio and Spinach Thin Crust Pizza packaged in an 11.9 ounce box and marked with UPC Code 1862737344 5 and Best If Used Before date of May17 12NU.

No other Kashi frozen pizzas or other products are included in the recall, and no consumer complaints have been reported. The products were distributed nationwide through U.S. retail grocery stores. Consumers with questions or who would like a replacement may contact the Kashi Consumer Response Center at 87-864-3521 or visit

AMERICAN GIRL CRAFTS JEWELRY KIT About 75,000 American Girl Crafts Pearly Beads & Ribbon Bracelets kits sold at Michaels Stores and other retailers nationwide from September 2009 through June 2011 for about $8. The surface coating on some of the beads contains excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law.

IF YOU OWN ONE Contact the company at 855-535-2099 for information about a full refund.

MODEL HELICOPTERS About 16,600 Blade mCP X Bind-N Fly and Ready to Fly Remote Control Model Helicopters and replacement Blade mCP X Main Blade Grips with Bearings sold nationwide during March 2011 for $180 to $220 for the model helicopters and $10 for the replacement part. The main blade grips and main rotor blades can release from the main rotor head, posing an impact and laceration hazard. The manufacturer, Horizon Hobby, has received 312 reports of the rotor blades releasing from the rotor head, including 34 reports of a blade striking a user, resulting in 12 laceration injuries.

IF YOU OWN ONE Contact Horizon Hobby at 877-504-0233 or go to for information about a free replacement of main rotor grips and do-it-yourself instructions.

For the latest information on all recalls, go to There you'll find recalls from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Food and Drug Administration, and The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, among others.



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Robin Melen

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Teresa Warner

10:41:27 PM on Wed Jun 8 2011

This is an awesome site! Lots of great, useful information that helps keep people safe, especially children. As a mother of 7 myself, I appreciate the time it takes to put this information together for all of us moms to use! Another great resource I use quite often is

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