Recall Watch: Soup base, jerky among pulled products
Updated 12:55 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
JFC International Inc. of Los Angeles, is recalling a Kimchi Hot Pot Soup Base sold in multiple states — including Connecticut — because it was found to contain undeclared shellfish. Individuals who have allergies to shellfish run the risk of a life-threatening reaction if they consume the product. One incident has been reported to date in connection with this issue.
The Daisho Kimchi Hot Pot Soup Base comes in a red aluminum pouch and carries the barcode 49 04621 04221 9. The products were distributed to retail stores and other food service operators in roughly 29 states, including Connecticut.
The recall was initiated after JFC was notified of an allergic reaction by a consumer.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Call the company at 800-633-1004, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jerky yanked for mislabeling
Whip City Jerky, LLC, of Westfield, Mass. is recalling about 1,391 pounds of beef jerky products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.
A full list of recalled products is available at http://bit.ly/2FT8WQW.
The products subject to recall were shipped to retail stores in Massachusetts and Connecticut and sold via internet/catalog sales. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
Consumers who have purchased these products should throw them away or return them to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Tony Neuser, Owner, Whip City Jerky, LLC, at 413-568-2050.
Laptops may pose fire hazard
Lenovo is recalling about 78,000 ThinkPad X1 Carbon Laptops in the U.S. because an unfastened screw can damage the battery causing overheating, posing a fire hazard. There have been no reports of overheating in the U.S. The recalled laptops were sold in silver and black. The product name “5 th Generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon,” the machine type 20HQ, 20HR, 20K3 or 20K4 and the serial number or S/N are printed on the bottom of the laptop.
The laptops were sold Lenovo.com and other PC resellers. Consumers should visit https://support.lenovo.com/X1C_5GEN_RECALL to see if their laptop is part of the recall and for assistance in locating the nearest authorized repair center. If the laptop is included in the recall, stop using it immediately. Lenovo can also be reached at 800-426-7378.