December 2020 Recalls
Graco recently recalled roughly 51,000 inclined sleeper accessories that hold a potential suffocation risk to infants. The recall warned consumers that if an infant rolls from their back onto their stomach while unrestrained, there is a potential for suffocation. This inclined sleeper accessory was included as part of the Graco Pack n/Play Day2Dream Playard sold at Babies R Us, BuyBuyBaby, and other stores nationwide as well as online at Amazon.com, Target.com, and more. Graco urges consumers to stop using this product immediately and contact the company for a refund.
Approximately 92,200 pounds worth of frozen Lean Cuisine meals are being recalled due to plastic pieces found mixed in with the food.After receiving multiples complaints about plastic pieces found in one of their frozen Lean Cuisine meals, Nestle Prepared Foods, the company responsible for producing Lean Cuisine meals, has decided to recall the frozen meal labeled as “Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken, white meat chicken with stuffing, red skin mashed potatoes and gravy.” The product was produced and packaged on September 2nd, 2020 with a best-by date of October 2021 and an item code of 0246595911. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) advise that anyone with this meal in the freezer should immediately throw it away.
A popular electric fireplace manufactured by LG Sourcing, Inc. has been recalled due to fire risk. After 28 reports of overheating, fire, or smoke, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued the recall for nearly 50,000 LG Allen + Roth 62-in electric fireplaces. These units were sold exclusively at Lowe’s store from January 2013 to April 2018 with a product number of 466656. Customers have been instructed to contact the company at 888-251-1019 to receive a free repair kit and to schedule a free in-home repair.
Over 1.4 million Honda vehicles have been recalled for various reasons. 737,000 Honda Accords from 2018 to 2020 and Honda Insights from 2019 and 2020 are being recalled because of a programming flaw that causes the rear camera, turn signals, and windshield wipers to malfunction. 430,000 Honda Civic Hybrids from 2012, the Honda Fit from 2007 to 2014, the Honda Acura ILX from 2013 to 2015, and the Honda Accord from 2013 to 2015 are being recalled because their driveshafts have been known to break due to corrosion caused by road salt. Lastly, 268,000 Honda CR-Vs from 2002 to 2006 are being recalled because of a fire hazard. When water comes into the car through the driver’s open window and lands on the window switches, it can cause an electrical shortage and possibly start a fire. Honda will begin notifying affected vehicle owners in January and February of 2021.