Video Monitors pose fire risk
Lorex is recalling about 22,000 video monitors because the batteries can overheat, swell and expand and cause the battery cover to open and expose hot batteries, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
The firm has received 328 reports of the monitor battery overheating and/or expanding. No injuries have been reported. The recall involves Lorex brand video monitors models LW2751, LW2752 and LW2962H used with surveillance video systems. The video monitors are black and were sold in two sizes; 7 inch wide by 5 inches tall and 9 inches wide by 6 inches tall. The video monitors contain a blue lithium polymer battery.
The monitors were sold at Best Buy stores nationwide and online at http://www.lorextechnology.com and other websites.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled monitors and contact Lorex for instructions on receiving a full refund. Call 844-265-7388 or visit www.lorextechnology.com and click on “Product Recalls.”
Possible plastic in poultry
Tyson Foods Inc. in Arkansas is pulling about 3,120 pounds of frozen breaded chicken products from shelves because they may be contaminated with blue and clear soft plastic, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.
The company is recalling 12-pound boxes containing 3-pound plastic bags of uncooked, breaded original chicken tenderloins with a lot code of 1378NLR02. The products subject to recall were produced on May 17 and bear establishment number “P-746” on the product package. These items were shipped to food services establishments, nationwide. The affected products are not available for purchase in retail stores.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service is concerned that some product may be frozen and in freezers at food service institutions and could be served. Food service institutions that have purchased these products are urged not to serve them.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the Tyson Foods Inc. call center at 888-747-7611.