Unfortunately, bad products are made, and it’s important to know which foods, medications, and items are pulled from store shelves and online in order to keep yourself and your family safe.
FingerLakes1 will share with you which items or products have been pulled from the market this week.
Foods, medications, and retail products that should be returned or thrown out are included in the list.
Different agencies issue these warnings, including the Food and Drug Administration, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and the Food Safety and Inspection Service.
Many times a refund is available.
Other times, you may be given directions on how to properly dispose of the defective item.
Here is everything you need to know about recalls this week
One issue was with products imported from the People’s Republic of China containing raw catfish, which is illegal.
Ready to eat salads posed a danger due to a potential Listeria outbreak, which could be deadly to some.
SnoreStop NasoSpray was found to have a microbial contamination. This spray is used to treat snoring in people without sleep apnea related snoring.
— U.S. FDA Recalls (@FDArecalls) June 10, 2022
Sandwiches from Gourmondo were discovered to have labels did not indicate egg was one of the ingredients, posing an allergy risk.
Gourmondo Cafes and Catering Co. Recalls Asparagus and Feta Sandwich
The “Asparagus & Feta Sandwiches” were distributed in Washington to Metropolitan Market stores.
— Recall Insider (@Recallinsider) June 10, 2022
Jungle Jumparoos, a children’s toy, was found to have lead paint on the yellow parts of the toy.
Product: Jungle Jumparoo Children’s Toys
Hazard: Lead Poisoning
Recall date: June 9, 2022
— Child Safety Store (@ChildSafetyStor) June 10, 2022
Another children’s toy was pulled after it was discovered that it could be taken apart, resulting in a choking hazard.
Electric bicycles were found to create crash hazards and the possibility for injuries.
Spirit Halloween black lights need to be returned or disposed of due to burn and fire hazards.
#RECALL: Spirit Halloween 48” Black Light Fixture with Bulb recalled due to potential fire and burn hazard.
Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Spirit Halloween for a refund. Find out more:https://t.co/ug7jdkyq0z pic.twitter.com/w22h2MbppI
— Office of the Fire Marshal (@ONFireMarshal) June 9, 2022
UTVs were found to pose a risk for crashing and causing injuries.
It was discovered Nautilus treadmills started on their own, and now a software update must be installed before users can operate the machine safely.
#Recall: Hisense has issued a recall for over 55,000 French-door refrigerators sold in the U.S. and Canada. The hinges on the French doors of the fresh-food compartment can break, causing the doors to fall off when opened and creating an injury risk. https://t.co/vbkjuQA4ol
— Consumer Reports (@ConsumerReports) June 11, 2022
These alerts should be taken seriously by the consumer in order to keep children and adults safe and healthy from defective products.