The week's recalls...
Hazard: A multistate outbreak of Salmonella, traced back to eggs packaged at Wright County Egg in Galt, Iowa. More than half a billion eggs are affected by the recall, which was expanded from an original recall of 220 million, though reports of illness are still relatively few and scattered. Some 2,000 cases were reported to the CDC from May 1 through July 31, not all of which were necessarily tied to the eggs.
Incidents/Injuries: Minnesota health officials say seven salmonella cases in two restaurant outbreaks were linked to Wright County Egg in May and July.
Description: Thirteen brands have been recalled: Lucerne, Albertson, Mountain Dairy, Ralph's, Boomsma's, Sunshine, Hillandale, Trafficanda, Farm Fresh, Shoreland, Lund, Dutch Farms and Kemps. The eggs being recalled were packed between May 16 and Aug 13.
What to do: If you have suspect eggs, check the dates and codes stamped on the end of the carton. The plant numbers affected are P-1026, P-1413, and P-1946. The dates range from 136 to 225. If you have suspicious eggs, return them to the store where they were bought for a refund.
Hazard: Circus World has received two reports of the camera portion of the monitors overheating and smoking.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported, and only about 800 models have been sold.
Description: This recall involves the Levana model, which sold for about $200.
Where you bought it: BB Buggy and Health and Safety stores nationwide and online between February and May.
What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the model and return it directly to CWD for a refund or replacement with a different model. When returning, please include the entire product, your complete name, mailing address and phone number in the package and mail to Circus World Displays Ltd, Attention: Adam Crysler, Dealer Returns Specialist, 60 Industrial Parkway Suite Z64, Cheektowaga, NY 14227
Hazard: A latch failure can cause the stroller to collapse on itself.
Incidents/Injuries: Zooper has received 185 reports of frame latch failures, including one in which a 13-month-old boy and a 3-year-old boy received scrapes and bruises when their stroller hit a sidewalk and the stroller collapsed.
Description: Tango models SL808B and SL808F.
Where you bought it: The strollers were sold for $400-$430 and were available at retailers including Babies "R" Us.
What to do: Zooper is offering a free repair kit, which has straps to attach around the frame latch. To get a kit, visit the company's website.
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