Recalls, Withdrawals and Safety Alerts: Chevy trucks, children's necklaces, flour and more


At the end of each week, the law firm d’Oliveira & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety so they can make informed decisions.

Here are 22 recalls to be aware of this week …


  • GM recalls 40,000 Chevrolet 4500HD, 5500HD and 6500HD medium-duty trucks due to possible brake pressure switch issue
  • Nissan recalls 94,00 model year 2013-2017 LEAF vehicles due to the owner’s manual containing incorrect information regarding usage of the defroster
  • Subaru recalls 4,000 model year 2023 Impreza’s because the brake light may illuminate without the brakes pedals being engaged
  • VW recalls 16,000 model year 2023 ID4s due to doors possibly opening unexpectedly



  • Creative Education recalls 4,300 kids' necklaces due to high levels of cadmium
  • The Company Store recalls Children’s White Robes due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standards and Burn Hazard
  • Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:
  • Del Maguey issues voluntary recall of ceramicware cups called ‘Copitas’ because of possible high levels of leachable lead
  • lēf Farms recalls “Spice” Packaged Salad Greens due to possible E. coli contamination
  • Frito-Lay issues allergy alert on undeclared milk in Lay’s Classic Potato Chips
  • General Mills recalls four varieties of Gold Medal flour due to possible Salmonela contamination
  • Organic tahini sold nationwide recalled over Salmonella contamination
  • Parsley recalled after testing finds Salmonella
  • Possible Hepatitis A contamination leads to frozen blackberry recall
  • Raw milk recalled after testing finds campylobacter bacteria
  • Rushdi Foods issues a voluntary recall on Mighty Sesame Organic Tahini due to potential Salmonella contamination
  • Schnucks issues allergy Alert on select Culinaria Nut Mixes due to undeclared almonds




Household Products

  • Berkshire Innovations recalls Sahara Folding Food Dehydrators due to fire hazard from heater fan malfunctions

ODL recalls Severe Weather Doorglass inserts due to the product breaking from severe weather



  • Polaris recalls MATRYX RMK KHAOS and PRO Snowmobiles due to fire injury hazard due to overheating of the system
  • Ricky Powersports recalls Youth ATVs due to Violation of Federal ATV Safety Standard



  • CultureFly recalls L.O.L. Surprise! Trick or Treat Subscription Boxes due to excessive lead paint on the metal doll pins

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