Five New Recalls

By: Nick Bona
By: Nick Bona

Knoxville (WVLT) -- There were several recalls released on Friday.

The first was for two Kroger Potato Salad products.

The recall effects Kroger mustard or southern style potato salad with a "best if used by" date of September 5th.

Both may contain e-coli bacteria.

You can take them back to the store for a full refund.

The next recall was is for an emergency tool kit that can cause fires and electrical shocks.

About 43,000 B&F System tool kit's are involved.

The kits were sold on the Internet and in flea markets from June 2003 through May 2007.

If you own one, stop using its booster cables immediately contact B&F for a refund.

The third recall involves the Berko Electric Toe Space Heater.

Near 84,000 were sold between 1972 and 1985.

They were typically installed in kitchens and bathrooms at the floor level.

The manufacture has received 29 reports of fires caused by the heaters.

If you have one, turn off the heater and if possible, remove its circuit breaker or fuse.

Another heater recall involves about 281,000 Aloha Breeze portable electric heaters.

They can over heat and pose a fire hazard.

The heaters were sold in Wal-Mart's between July 2005 and July 2007.

Aloha Housewares says they know of seven heaters melting, smoking or catching fire.

If you have one, stop using it immediately and get in contact with Aloha.

And finally, Toys "R" Us is recalling 27,000 Imaginarium Wooden Coloring Cases.

The reason is that ink on the outer packaging of the wooden carrying case contains lead.

Some of the black water-color paint also contains excessive levels of the toxic ingredient.

If you have one of the coloring cases, take it away from children and return it to Toys "R" Us.

To find out more on the recalls and how to obtain a refund or replacement, click on to the corresponding links below.


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  • by Calvin Location: knoxville on Sep 1, 2007 at 04:10 PM
    What is going on with our food supply? Seems that every time I turn around there is another recall on something. Plus all the toys that have lead paint, that was banned many years ago. It is scary to go to the store today, forget the purse snatching and roberies, it is what we buy that will kill us! WOW!!

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