April Recall Round-Up - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/18/05

April Recall Round-Up

Spagettio's

It's a staple in children's meals across the country, Spagettios. Campbell Soup is recalling hundreds of thousands of cans of Spagettios, plus calcium pasta in tomato and cheese sauce. The cans don't list that meatballs are made with soy protein, which can cause an allergic reaction in some people. If you or your kids are not allergic, the Spagettios are safe to eat.

Jell-O

Kraft foods is recalling packages of  JELL-O pudding that may be harmful to people with nut allergies. Three flavors of instant pudding and pie filling may contain pistachio nuts which are not listed as ingredients. The recall involves one point four ounce packages of sugar free, fat free, reduced calories instant pudding and pie filling in white chocolate, chocolate and chocolate fudge. If you have any questions call Kraft at 1-800-323-4243.

Toasters

KitchenAid is recalling 40,000 Proline toasters due to a fire hazad. The heating elements can self-start and ignite. The toasters are painted die-cast metal or stainless steel in two and four slice models. The following model numbers are recalled in the two slice toasters: KPTT780PM, KPTT780ER,  KPTT780BU and KPTT780TG. The followng model numbers are recalled in the four slice toasters: KPTT890PM, KPTT890ER, KPTT890BU and KPTT890TG.  For a free replacement, call KitchenAid at 1-800-874-0608 or ( click here ).

Scooters

Bratz Stylin' Scooters are being recalled because the wheels can break off or crack. The scooters are non-motorized with a folding hinge and adjustable handlebar. The recalled scooters include model number 266563. You can call MGA Entertainment for a refund or replacement at 1-800-222-4685 or ( click here ).

Fishing Poles

Zebco is recalling 1.5 million children's fishing poles because the paint on the rods contain lead. The rods feature cartoon characters like Spongebob Squarepants, Dora the Explorer and Disney's Tigger. Discount department stores sold the fishing poles from August 2001 through March 2005 for between $9 and $13. Call Zebco at 1-800- 444-5581 or ( click here )for a free replacement.

Karoke Machine

The paint on the control buttons of the Nutronix Karaoke Cassette Player and Recorder contains excessive lead which can cause lead poisoning in children. The recall includes the Nutronix Karaoke Cassette Player and Recorder with digital radio and alarm. The player sold with two cassette tapes of children's songs, a microphone and lyric sheets. It sold at Wal-Mart stores nationwide from June 2003 through March 2005 for about $20. Consumers can return the players to Wal-Mart for a refund.

Maytag Vacumes

Finally, spring cleaning isn't complete without some vacuming. Maytag is recalling self-propelled Hoover uprights because the on-off switch can overheat. The handles could smoke, melt or catch fire. The recall includes nine diffrent models sold between May of 1998 and July 2000.  For more information call Maytag at 1-800-250-6075 or ( click here ).

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