Superfood Company Navitas Naturals Recall
Superfood Company Navitas Naturals is voluntarily recalling all products that contain Organic Sprouted Chia Powder. The recall is due to possible Salmonella contamination. “We have chosen to voluntarily recall products containing Organic Sprouted Chia Powder with the goal of utmost safety for our consumers” said Zach Adelman, Navitas Naturals CEO.
Consumers are encouraged to not eat any products affected by the recall and are instructed to dispose of or return the items to the store where it was originally purchased. Contaminated products includeNavitas Naturals Organic Sprouted Chia Powder (8oz, UPC 858847000369), Navitas Naturals Omega Blend Sprouted Smoothie Mix (8oz, UPC 858847000314), and Williams-Sonoma Omega 3 Smoothie Mixer (8 oz, SKU 506436).
These were the only products affected by the recall. Salmonella is an organism that causes illness and infections, possibly resulting in fatality in young children and elderly adults.
Nativas Naturals is working with the FDA and California Department of Public Health to resolve the issue. “Ensuring the premium quality of the superfoods we provide is our highest priority,” said Adelman, “We stand behind the safety and integrity of our products and their valuable superfood nutrients.”
Baby Trend Inc. Recall
In other recall news, Baby Trend Inc. reported that potentially 16,655 child car seats were affected by a defect. They company is recalling a certain models made between years 2011 and 2012, called the TrendZ Fastback 3-in-1 child restraints, models FB60070 (Granite) and FB60408 (Jellybean).
The defects involves difficulty in unlatching the harness buckle. Some cases reported that the buckle becomes stuck in the latched position so that it cannot be unlatched by pressing the buckle’s release button.
This defect renders the seat unsafe because it increases the risk of injury in the event of an emergency which requires a prompt exit from the vehicle. Baby Trend will provide customers with replacement buckles as soon as they become available.
The time when the new buckles with become available has not yet been announced. Owners may contact Baby Trend at 1-800-328-7363 or visit their website at www.babytrend.com.
Michelin North America, Inc. Recall
Michelin North America, Inc. has recalled certainMichelin LTX M/S tires, size LT225/75R16 115/112R LRE. The tires were manufactured from January 10, 2010 through June 23 2012. The tires were supplied as original equipment on some Ford vehicles and as replacement equipment on various commercial trucks, full size vans, small RVS and some large pickup trucks. It is reported that the tires could experience tread separation.
The default affected an estimated 1,200,000 units. Tread separation can lead to rapid air loss, which is a safety hazard as it can cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of an accident. Michelin will replace consumer’s tires free of charge as soon as the tires become available.
Owners may call Michelin Consumer Care Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST, or Saturday and Sunday from 8:30am to 4:30pm EST at the following numbers: USA: 1-800-231-5893