The following recalls have been announced:
About 28,000 GE Profile Freestanding Dual Fuel Ranges, made in Mexico and manufactured by GE Consumer & Industrial, of Louisville, Ky., because the wiring in the rear of the range can overheat, which poses as a fire and burn hazard to consumers. The company has received 47 reports of overheated wiring, including 33 reports of wiring that caught fire. One home was structurally damaged, the company said. There have been 14 reports of minor property damage, and no injuries have been reported.
The products were sold in white, black, bisque and stainless steel at department and appliance stores nationwide from June 2002 through December 2005. The recalled ranges have various model and serial numbers, which can be found on the left inside corner of the bottom drawer.
The recall includes appliances with a model number that begins with J2B900. These recalled models have serial numbers that start with the following letters: LD, MD, RD, SD, TD, VD, ZD, AF, DF, FF, GF, HF, LF and MF.
This recall also includes ovens with a model number that start with J2B915. These models carry serial numbers that begin with the following letters: MF, RF, SF, TF, VF, ZF, AG, DG, FG, GG, HG, LG, MG, RG, SG, TG, VG and ZG.
Details: by phone at 888-352-9764; by Web at http://www.geappliances.com/recall or http://www.cpsc.gov.
Fine Land Corp. is recalling Mong Lee Shang Brand Dry Bamboo Shoots because the product contains sulfites not declared on the label. People who have a severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume the product. No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported, according to the company. Mong Lee Shang Brand Dry Bamboo Shoots, produced in Taiwan, were sold in 6-ounce clear plastic packages. They were distributed nationwide. For more information, consumers can call 718-714-1850.