DiGiorno and California Pizza Kitchen are recalling several thousand pizzas after small plastic fragments were discovered in many of the pizzas. Although Nestle USA, who currently owns both of the frozen pizza manufacturers, claims that no one has reported any injuries or deaths after having consumed the products, the company isn’t taking any chances and has issued the immediate recall of four different types of the pizza.
For anyone in the state of California with a Costco membership, the name of the company is usually synonymous with quality food at a good value. But that impression could be tainted this month after the wholesale store announced a food-safety recall for one of its products.
I'm sure just about everyone in the state of California has seen the headlines by now. With powerhouse news agencies like the New York Times and ABC News placing it as a front page story, it's hard not to. And as much as we'd like to think that something like this couldn't happen, authorities in the Czech Republic have confirmed that horse meat was being used in meatballs sold at IKEA stores worldwide.
In the last few months, it seems like consumers haven't been able to get away from the threat of salmonella poisoning. After the FDA recalled hundreds of products over the holiday season, people across the nation have welcomed the last few weeks of respite.
The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall extension this month for the Omni-Heat Lithium-Polymer Rechargeable Batteries stamped with the Columbia logo. According to the CPSC report, the batteries are being recalled because of a cell defect that can cause the packs to overheat, posing a risk for fire hazard.
Many California parents rely on our blog to keep them up to date on the most recent recalls that could potentially put their children in significant danger. For those parents who may buy the popular Nesquik powder mix, a new recall from the Food and Drug Administration has consumers checking their cupboards to see if they may have accidentally purchased a contaminated batch of the product in recent months.
People in California became concerned this month when the Food and Drug Administration posted a recall for a particular lot of ricotta cheese after tests came back positive for listeria.
Many California parents may have used the popular Bumbo infant seat. But what if a product, which was intended to secure your child, was actually insufficient? Recently, a recall has been issued due to nearly two dozen reports of infants suffering skull fractures while using the seats. The defective product recall affects approximately 4 million of the seats.
California parents often reach for snacks such as apples to feed their children. The intent is to get kids eating healthy fruits and vegetables rather than the junk foods to which they are attracted. However, now, it seems that feeding kids apples from one manufacturer may be a more dangerous product than any junk food.
When California parents purchase toys for their children, they have the expectation that those products will not cause harm through ordinary use. Unfortunately, sometimes product recalls point to a safety issue that typically requires immediate attention from consumers. Recently, a voluntary recall was announced concerning a potentially defective product that arguably could cause significant injury.