Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: March 11 – 17, 2023


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 16 recalls to be aware of this week …


  • Honda recalls 448,000 vehicles with seat belt issue
  • Hyundai recalls 26,000 model year 2012-2013 Velosters due to a possibility that the parking sensor short circuiting and causing a fire
  • Kia recalls nearly 189,000 model year 2021-2023 K5s due to possible side curtain airbag malfunction
  • Toyota recalls 130,000 Tundras and Tundra Hybrids due to the cover for the tonneau possibility detaching


Drugs & Medications

  • Ecoxall recalls Sodium Hydroxide Caustic Soda Beads and Potassium Hydroxide Flakes due to failure to meet child resistant packaging requirements
  • Pfizer recalls Nurtec ODT Prescription Drugs due to failure to meet child resistant packaging requirement


Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements

  • BC Gourmet USA, Inc. issues allergy alert on undeclared pine nuts in Scarpetta Brand Pink Pesto
  • California Splendor, Inc. recalls Kirkland Brand Bags of Frozen Organic Whole Strawberries due to a Hepatitis A outbreak
  • Catalina Snacks is recalling more than 300,000 ready-to-eat cereal packages and snack mix packages due to metal in products
  • Clio Snacks voluntarily recalls Strawberry Granola & Greek Yogurt Parfait Bars due to Possible Listeria contamination


Household Products

  • Fredericksburg Farms recalls 10oz scented candles with glass lids due to laceration hazard
  • IKEA recalls mirrors due to laceration hazard
  • Sunbeam Heated Blankets recalled due to overheating possibility leading to burn and fire hazards



  • Polaris recalls Sportsman All-Terrain Vehicles due to fire and crash hazards from improperly assembled wiring harnesses
  • Paradise Grills recalls 18,000 outdoor kitchens due to explosion risk
  • STIHL Inc. recalls docking stations for iMOW Robotic Lawn Mowers due to fire hazard from circuit board short circuiting

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