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Recalls

March 26, 2006

The following recalls have been announced:

About 30,000 "U.S. Polo Association" youth hooded sweat shirts, manufactured by Jordache Ltd., of New York, N.Y., because the garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. They were sold in a variety of colors and have "U.S. Polo Assn." written on them. The sweat shirts were sold at JC Penney stores nationwide from September 2005 through December 2005.

For additional information, contact Jordache at 888-295-3267 or visit www.cpsc.gov.




Kroger Cheese Pizza Bites, manufactured by Frozen Specialties Inc., because the product contains unidentified soy, which can cause a severe reaction in those allergic to it. No illnesses have been reported.

The recalled 20-ounce packages bear a UPC code 11110-82334 and 2007 sell-by date of Feb. 17, March 3, March 6, March 8 or March 14. Kroger, Dillon, King Soopers, Frys, Smiths and Jay C stores sold the product from Feb. 17 through March 14 nationwide, and Food 4 Less stores sold the product in California, Illinois and Nevada during the same period. For more information, call Kroger at 800-632-6900 or visit www.fda.gov.

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Duncan Hines Chocolate Lover's Double Fudge Brownie mix, distributed by Pinnacle Food Group Inc. of Mountain Lakes, N.J., because the packages actually contain a walnut brownie mix. People allergic to walnuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume that product. The brownie mix has a UPC code of 6-44209-33247-2 and a "best if used by" date of Jan. 9, 2007.

The mix was sold at Wal-Mart stores in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Arkansas, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Indiana and Georgia. For more information visit www.pinnaclefoodscorp.com or www.fda.gov.




About 64,000 bottles of Walgreens High Potency Iron Supplement, manufactured by Inverness Medical Nutritionals Group, because the supplements are not in child-resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act.

Ingesting multiple iron supplements at once can cause serious injury or death to young children. No injuries or incidents have been reported.

"Walgreens Finest High Potency Iron Supplement" is printed on the yellow and green label on the brown plastic bottle. The product was sold at Walgreens retail stores nationwide from April 2005 through October 2005. Consumers should keep the product out of reach of children and return it to Walgreens. For more information call 888-698-5032 or visit www.walgreens.com or www.cpsc.gov.




About 21,300 Coca-Cola ElectroPlasma Lamps, manufactured by Emess Design Group LLC, of Ellwood City, Pa., because there is a burn hazard caused by an electric arc between the metal bottle cap and a human contact point. The company has received reports of two incidents involving an electrical arc to the finger, including one report of a minor burn.

The lamps are in the shape of a Coca-Cola bottle and are about 13.5 inches high. The inside of the lamps simulate lightning bolts. A label on the bottom of the base reads, "Model No: 23-103," and "Lipan Industrial Co., Ltd."

The lamps were sold at Rite Aid stores nationwide during January. For additional information, contact the company at 800-678-2579 or visit www.emessdesign.com or www.cpsc.gov.

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