January recalls

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January product recalls

A new year brings new problems, with everything from brownie mix to Cadillac Escalades to kids’ pajamas. See gallery

Keep reading to see what other problems consumers should be aware of in January.


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Food products

Southwest Ice Cream Specialties (based where?) recalled ShurFine Creamery Select Dulce de Leche (what’s that?) ice cream due to a problem that could expose consumers to undeclared allergens.


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Children’s gear

Bugaboo recalled approximately 50,000 of its Cameleon and Donkey strollers due to faulty handles that pose a potential injury hazard. Was anyone injured?


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Children’s toys & clothing

Target recalled 42,000 girls Circo brand fleece blanket sleepers sold from August to October 2012, due to a potential fire hazard.


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Pharmaceutical products

Mobius Therapeutics (based where?) recalled two lots of Mitosol (what’s that?) because they may not be sterile. What is the problem?   


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Meat & seafood products

Giant Food Stores recalled 3- and 8-ounce packages of Nathan’s Nova Salmon and 3-ounce packages of Lascco smoked salmon due to a potential health hazard.


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Electrical items

Goodman Company (based where?) recalled about 155 Amana packaged gas/electric heating and cooling units due to an inaccurate serial plate. What could happen?


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General Motors recalled nearly 55,000 of its model-year 2013 SUVs, vans and pickups, including the Cadillac Escalade; Chevrolet Avalanche, Express, Silverado, Suburban and Tahoe; and the GMC Savana and Sierra, due to problems with the ignition system.


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Consumer products

Target recalled more than 150,000 handheld air misters sold exclusively at its stores from February to May 2012, due to an injury hazard. Was anyone hurt?


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