January 2021 Recalls
480,000 pieces of children’s clothing sold at Target stores are being recalled. Two separate clothing items were announced on the same day. One recall includes 299,000 units of Cloud Island rompers ranging from newborn to 12 months sold at Target stores and online at Target.com from July 2019 through October 2020. The second recall includes 181,000 units of Cat & Jack swimsuits ranging from newborn to 12 months sold at Target stores and online at Target.com from December 2019 to December 2020. Both products have received over a dozen customer reports of the snaps breaking off of or detaching from the clothing, posing a risk of lacerations or choking.
Sportmix pet food products are being recalled after more than 70 dogs die and over 80 other reported sickness. The recalled products are manufactured by Midwestern Pet Foods at a plant in Oklahoma. These pet food products were discovered to contain aflatoxin which is considered poisonous when ingested. Aflatoxin poisoning symptoms include sluggishness, loss of appetite, vomiting, jaundice, and diarrhea. Initially, the company only recalled 6 products. However, the list has since grown substantially. As of now, all impacted products have an expiration date on or before July 9, 2022 and have “05” in the lot code.
The FDA urges people to throw away potentially contaminated yogurt. Lavva, a popular plant-based food company, is voluntarily recalling one of their yogurts due to possible mold. The recall consists of the blueberry flavored yogurt, specifically the 5.3 ounce containers with an expiration date of February 21, 2021 and lot number 022121 printed on the bottom of the cup. Customers are instructed to return the product to the store for a full refund or to contact Lavva directly.