RECALLS: Sound machines, speakers, tahini and noodles recalled in Ontario

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Published July 7, 2024 at 5:44 pm

RECALLS: Sound machines, speakers, tahini and noodles recalled in Ontario

This week, residents are advised to check their homes for these food items and commonly used products, as some pose fire and electric shock hazards, while others contain allergens and bacteria that can cause illness.


Hatch Baby Rest 1st Generation Sound Machine AC Adapter

Markings on AC Adapter

This recall involves the CYAP05 050100U AC adapter, which was sold with some Hatch Baby Rest 1st Generation Sound Machines. The adapter’s model number is printed in black near the prongs.

When removed from the power outlet, the AC adapter’s plastic housing can detach, exposing the power prongs.

The company reported that 44,352 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and 919,400 in the United States between October 2020 and July 2023.

Risks: Poses electrical hazard.

What you should do: Stop using the product and cut the cord of the adapter. Then contact the company for a free replacement.

As of July 3, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, however, the company has received 19 reports of the AC adapter detaching and two reports of minor electrical shock.


Soundcore A3102 Speaker (Black) and AnkerWork A3302 Speakerphone

Soundcore A3102 Speaker (Black)

This recall involves certain units of the Soundcore A3102 Speaker (black) and the AnkerWork A3302 PowerConf S3 Speakerphone. The devices’ specific serial numbers, located on the bottom, are being recalled. Consumers should visit the following websites to check if their serial number is affected: Soundcore A3102 Speaker Recall and AnkerWork A3302 Speakerphone Recall.

The batteries used in these products could overheat.

The company reported that 9700 units of the Soundcore A3102 speaker, and 64 units of the Ankerwork A3302 speakerphone were sold in Canada between March 2023 to September 2023.

Risks: Poses fire hazard.

What you should do: Discontinue using the recalled items and contact your municipality for instructions on safely transporting and disposing of lithium-ion batteries.

As of June 17, the company has received no reports of injuries or incidents in Canada.


Al’Fez brand Natural Tahini

Al'Fez Brand - Natural Tahini - 160 g - Front

The recall impacts the following batches: 3354, with a best-before date of June 20, 2025, and 4004, with a best-before date of July 4, 2025. The product weighs 160 grams and has a UPC code of 6 72774 10605 1.

The product is being recalled from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Contaminated food with salmonella might not show signs of spoilage but can lead to illness. Vulnerable individuals like young children, pregnant women, the elderly, and those with weakened immune systems can suffer severe and, at times, fatal infections.

Common symptoms for healthy individuals include fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea. Prolonged complications may involve severe arthritis.

Risks: Health hazard.

What you should do: Do not eat the product and throw it away in the garbage.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.


Baixiang brand Instant Noodles

Baixiang – Chicken Soup Flavor Instant Noodle – 555 g – Front

The following batches are affected by the recall:

All codes of Baixiang Chicken Soup Flavor Instant Noodle, 555 g (5 x 111 g package), with UPC codes 6 935270 34198 8 or 6 935270 641988, where peanut is not declared on the label.

Additionally, all codes of Baixiang Instant Noodles Artificial Pork Bone Soup Flavor, 565 g (5 x 113 g package), with a UPC code of 6 935270 641971, where peanut is not declared on the label, are also affected.

This product has been found to contain peanut ingredients which are not declared on the label.

Risks: Poses mild to serious health hazards.

What you should do: Do not consume if you are allergic to peanuts or have other nut allergies.

This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint.

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.


 

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