Recalls for garlic slicers, 2010-2013 Subaru models

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The following products and vehicles were recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Unless otherwise indicated, discontinue use of the products immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a refund. For more information about the products, call the manufacturer or CPSC's toll-free hotline, 800-638-2772. Only some cars or trucks recalled are affected. Contact a dealer for your model to see if it is included in the recall. The dealer will tell you what to do.

Product • Pampered Chef garlic slicers

Problem • A blade can unexpectedly dislodge during use, posing a laceration hazard. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled garlic slicers. Contact The Pampered Chef for a replacement at or call toll-free at 877-917-2433 anytime.

Vehicles • Subaru 2010-2013 Legacy, Impreza, Crosstrek and Outback vehicles, equipped with an automatic or CVT transmission and an Audiovox remote engine starter accessory.

Problem • If the RES fob is dropped, it may malfunction and randomly transmit an engine-start request without pressing the button. The engine may inadvertently start and run for up to 15 minutes, posing myriad risks. Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the RES key fobs for free. The recall is expected to begin by the end of April. Owners may contact Subaru at 800-782-2783 for more information.