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[January 02, 2013]  According to, a nonprofit organization, the following recalls were issued by various federal and state agencies during the week ending Dec. 29: 

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American Honda is recalling FourTrax ATVs  sold nationwide from September 2011 to November 2012. A weld on the ATV's front right and left upper suspension arms can separate, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. 

The recalled vehicles are two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive 2012 Honda FourTrax Rancher ATV TRX420 FA, FE, FM, FPA, FPE, FPM, TE and TM models. A complete list can be found at

Consumers should contact their Honda ATV dealer to schedule a free repair. 

Consumers can also contact Honda at (866) 784-1870, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit More info at


Bethlehem Lights is recalling Artificially Lit Christmas Trees sold exclusively at QVC from July 2011 to November 2011. The Christmas tree base can overheat, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves the 6.5 foot and 7.5 foot Ready Shape Scottsdale Tree with Never Fail Lights. Model numbers H191953 and H191954 are included in this recall. The model number is on a label on the tree base and on the QVC box. “Bethlehem Lights” is on the box and the instruction sheets. 

Consumers should contact QVC at (800) 248-1434, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit, to receive a refund. More info at



Meijer is recalling Falls Creek Kids infant and toddler denim jeans sold nationwide from June 2012 to November 2012. The snap on the front of the infant and toddler denim jeans may come loose and separate from the fabric, posing a choking hazard. 

Falls Creek Kids infant and toddler, boys and girls, denim jeans were sold in sizes 12M-5T. “Falls Creek Kids” is printed on a tag sewn on the inside back of the waistband. There is label on the inside of the recalled jeans near the front left pocket that includes the date of production: 04/2012 and production location: Zhangjiagang, China. 

Consumers should bring the jeans to the customer service desk at any Meijer or HEB store for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Meijer at (800) 927-8699 anytime or visit More info at

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Four major retailers are announcing a recall of Nap Nanny® recliners made by Baby Matters, LLC of Berwyn, Pa. Retailers currently participating include, Buy Buy Baby, and Toys R Us/Babies R Us. These recliners were sold nationwide from 2009 to 2012. The baby recliners contain defects in the design, warnings and instructions, which pose a substantial risk of injury and death to infants. 

This recall includes the Nap Nanny Generations One and Two, and the Chill™ model infant recliners. 

Consumers should review the return policy of the individual retailer from which they purchased a Nap Nanny recliner. If the product was purchased at one of the retailers below, contact info is:

Buy Buy Baby: Toll-free at (877) 328-9222,
productRecalls.asp (800) 342-7377,

Toys R Us/Babies R Us: (800) 869-7787,

More info at

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