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Friday, September 23, 2011

BMW IS RECALLS 2011 328I XDRIVE AND 335I XDRIVE VEHICLES

Vehicle Make / Model:
Model Year(s):
BMW / 328I
2011
BMW / 335I
2011
Manufacturer: BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC Mfr's Report Date: SEP 15, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V476000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 190
Summary:
 BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 328I XDRIVE AND 335I XDRIVE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 8, 2011, THROUGH JULY 29, 2011. THE FRONT DRIVESHAFT ATTACHMENT BOLTS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATION. IF THE BOLTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATION, THEY MAY BECOME LOOSE.
Consequence:
 IF THE BOLTS LOOSEN, IT COULD LEAD TO A LOSS OF POWER TO THE FRONT WHEELS AND ULTIMATELY A VEHICLE BREAKDOWN, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
 BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT DRIVESHAFT ATTACHMENT BOLTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW CUSTOMER RELATIONS AND SERVICES AT 1-800-525-7417.
Notes:
 OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Quaker Oats Company, a division of PepsiCo, Recalls Quaker Chewy Smashbar Graham Pretzel snack bars


Quaker Oats Issues Voluntary Recall Of Specific 8-Count
Quaker Chewy Smashbar Graham Pretzel Snack Bars
Due To Undeclared Milk Allergen

Contact:
Consumer:
800-856-5781

Media:
Candace Mueller
312-821-2709
candace.mueller-medina@pepsico.com


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 2, 2011 - Quaker Oats Company, a division of PepsiCo, has issued a voluntary recall of 8-count Quaker Chewy Smashbar Graham Pretzel snack bars due to an undeclared milk allergen that is not noted on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk products run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The affected product is limited to Quaker Chewy Smashbar Graham Pretzel snack bars with the UPC bar code ending in 31108 and best before dates: Oct 29 11 RB, Oct 30 11 MM, Oct 30 11 RB, Nov 22 11 RB, Nov 23 11 RB, Nov 24 11 RB, Nov 27 11 RB, Dec 22 11 RB, Dec 22 11 MM, Dec 23 11 RB, Dec 23 11 MM, Dec 24 11 RB, Dec 24 11 MM stamped on the side of the package. Consumers with a milk allergy who have this product in their possession should return it to the retailer where it was purchased for a full refund.

No other Quaker Chewy Smashbars, Quaker Chewy granola bars or Quaker products including the 40-count Quaker Chewy Smashbar variety pack sold at club stores are involved in this recall.

Quaker is in the process of recovering the product involved and is in contact with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ensure the continued safety of those consumers who may be impacted by this issue.

This recall was initiated after it was discovered that the “may contain milk” disclaimer the product required was not included on the package. One allergic reaction has been reported to date in association with this product and the individual was treated immediately.

Consumers with questions or concerns about the recall of Quaker Chewy Smashbar Graham Pretzel granola bars should contact Quaker by calling the toll-free hotline at 800-856-5781.