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Recall RoundUp, May 16th

In this week's Recall RoundUp, Dried Seafood, Lawncare Products, Air Pistols, and Carbon Monoxide Detectors.

The US Food and Drug Administration closed down Houston area Dried Seafood Processor Hope Food Supply, Inc. today.  After inspecting the facility, they found Hope did not have a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) plan for its fish and fishery products.  The HACCP violations documented by the FDA pose a public health hazard because, without adequate controls, Hope Food Supply's seafood products could harbor pathogenic bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus and Listeria monocytogenes.  Food products with these kinds of pathogens can cause serious illnesses in people who eat them.  The FDA is advising consumers who bought smoked seafood products to check with the place of purchase to determine if the products came from Hope Foods.  If so, throw the fish away.  You can find all this information on the FDA's website by following the link on this page.  You can also call 1-888-SAFEFOOD.

The Scotts Miracle Grow Company recalled their Miracle Grow Shake N Feed All Purpose Plant Food with Weed Control, and their Bonus S Max Southern Weed and Feed Ant Killer.  The products are not properly labeled or registered with the Environmental Protection Agency.  If you have these products follow the link to the Scotts Web Site, and they will refund your money and send you bags to properly dispose of the chemicals.

Umarex USA Inc., of Fort Smith, Ark., recalled their Air Pistols.  The air pistols can accidentally discharge, posing a risk of serious injury if the air pistol is loaded and pointed at the user or another person when it discharges.  The recall involves the RWS-5G Magnum Air Pistol.  The air pistols, which are used for target and recreational shooting, use spring air to fire pellets.  The air pistols are black and measure 17 ¾ x 6 inches. "RWS Diana P5 Magnum" is printed on the top of the air pistol.  Serial numbers 03316930 through 03344312 are included in this recall and are stamped on the left side of the air pistol's barrel.  They sold at sporting goods stores and gun shops nationwide from July 2006 through February 2008 for about $250.  They were made in Germany.  You should immediately stop using the recalled air pistols and contact Umarex USA to receive instructions on returning the air pistol for a free repair. Umarex USA has contacted known purchasers of the air pistol. Consumers who have not received direct notification should contact Umarex USA immediately.  For additional information, contact Umarex USA toll-free at (866) 633-2910 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.umarexusa.com.  You can find this information by following the link to the Consumer Product Safety Commission's web site. 

Maple Chase Company, of Plain City, Ohio recalled their FireX Branded 10000 Series Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms and 12000 Series CO/Smoke Combo Alarms.  The recalled alarms can sound a "double chirp" fault alarm in the presence of CO, prior to going into full alarm. Upon hearing a double chirp, the Owner's Manual instructions recommend a consumer take the alarm out of service, which could expose consumers to hazardous levels of CO and suffer injury or death.  The recall includes FireX branded 10000 and 12000 series alarms with item numbers: 10000, 12000, 12000C, 12000-6, 12200, 12220, 12400, 12400C manufactured between June 1, 2007 and February 1, 2008.  The date code appears on the back of the unit with a four digit year, three digit month followed by the day (ex: 2007JUN1 for June 1, 2007).  Units with a manufacture date code prior to June 1, 2007 are not included in this recall.   They were made in Mexico.  You should contact Maple Chase immediately to receive a free comparable replacement alarm and make arrangements to return their recalled alarms. Consumers should not take the alarms out of service until they receive the replacement alarm.  For more information, contact Maple Chase toll-free at (888) 879-3906 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or go to the firm's Web site at www.firexsafety.com.   You can find this information by following the link to the Consumer Product Safety Commission's web site. 

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