2011 August Product Toys and Food Recalls

By: Michael Stevens
Published: Aug 30, 2021

2011 August Product Recalls - Here’s the 2011 list for the August month product recalls that include everything from retail toys to the food we buy at the local grocery store.

Several sizes of Christie Cookie Co. 2011 gift tins were recalled due to undeclared ingredients in August. The ingredients are eggs, soy lecithin, wheat, and milk. The product was sold at DoubleTree Hotels.

Children’s company “phil and teds” recalled 54,000 “metoo” clip-on chairs after receiving 19 reports of the chairs detaching from tables. The problem caused five injuries.

Circo step stools with storage were recalled. About 206,000 were sold at Target stores nationwide. Consumers reported injuries to children and warned the step stool can break.

Build-a-Bear Workshop lapel pins were recalled in the United States and Canada due to a health hazard. There were excessive levels of lead found in the product. A replacement has been issued.

Radio Flyer recalled about 165,000 Scoot ‘n Zoom children riding toys. Made several reports that the toy was tipping over. There were six injuries reported.

More than 1.08 million Battat toy keys were yanked off the shelves after reports of the keys and key rings breaking. There were no injuries reported.

McNees Meats and Wholesale recalled approximately 2,200 pounds of ground beef products that may have been contaminated with dangerous bacteria. There are 5 confirmed cases.

August is usually quiet, but 2011 was a bit busier than average. It seems that the big problem was with food contamination. For example, Canadian authorities recalled 380,000 pounds of diced bacon products.

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