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Recall – Comarco Power Adapters for Laptops

A voluntary recall of laptop adapters has been announced by Comarco Inc. due to faulty wiring that can cause the connector tips to melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
The recall involves…

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Children's Jewelry Recalled for Lead Exposure Risk

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), TOBY N.Y.C. announced a voluntary recall of 23,500 jewelry sets due to high levels of lead. Lead can be toxic if ingested by small children and can lead to serious adverse health affects.Consumers are advised to discard any recalled jewelry sets they may have in the house and contact TOBY N.Y.C for a full refund or…

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Traces of Salmonella Found in Bags of Spinach

Metz Fresh announced a recall of bagged spinach, Wednesday, after routine testing detected traces of salmonella.The company has not received any reports of illness thus far. And Metz Fresh is working with federal health officials to find the source of the salmonella contamination.This recall is nearly a year after an outbreak of illness was traced back to a batch of bagged California spinach…

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Fisher-Price Recalls One Million Toys for Excessive Lead Paint

Fisher-Price has recalled nearly one million toys because they contain excessive amounts of lead paint. Lead is toxic and cause serious adverse health effects if ingested by children.The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall on Wednesday. The recalled toys include Sesame Street, Cookie Monster and Dora the Explorer to name a few. For a complete list of recalled…

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Tests Confirm Salmonella in Veggie Booty Snack Food

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has confirmed a strain of salmonella found in Veggie Booty snack foods was the cause of an outbreak that made 61 people ill.Veggie Booty snack foods are marketed by Robert’s American Gourmet Inc. of New York.A recall was issued on June 28, by Robert’s American Gourmet due to concerns of contamination. While the FDA advised consumers to discard any Veggie…

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Veggie Booty Snacks may Contain Salmonella

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a safety warning for consumers to not consume Veggie Booty Snacks, marketed by Robert’s American Gourmet, due to possible Salmonella Wandsworth contamination, bacteria that causes gastrointestinal illness.The FDA advises consumers to discard any Veggie Booty snacks they may have in their home. Veggie Booty snacks are the only variety associated…

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Target Recalls Anima Bamboo Collection Games

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Target, announced a voluntary recall of approximately 5,000 “Anima Bamboo Collection Games.” The toys in the game set may contain lead paint, which is toxic if ingested by small children and can cause adverse health conditions.The toy recall involves the Anima-Bamboo Collection. The game contains 38 bamboo pads, four ghosts and one…

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Recalled Pet Food Tainted with Rat Poison

Rat poison made its way into recalled pet food that is suspected in the deaths of 16 dogs and cats nationwide, according to researchers at Cornell University.Menu Foods, an Ontario-based pet food contractor, recalled 60 million containers of “cuts and gravy” style pet foods last week. The pet food recalled includes food manufactured for Cincinnati based Proctor & Gamble and Eukanuba brands to…

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Pet Food Recalled, 14 Pet Deaths Confirmed

The Food and Drug administration has confirmed 14 animal deaths in relation to a major pet food recall of 91 brands of different pet foods. The agency is getting hundreds of phone calls from concerned consumers.Officials are still investigating the cause of contaminations said the director of the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine. As of yet there are no confirmed leads, but suspicions are…

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H&M Recalls Boy's Jackets

H&M is recalling their boys jackets that come with an attached compass.The compass on the jackets can break, posing a choking hazard in small children. Also, the liquid mineral oil, inside the compass can be harmful to children if ingested.The company has received one report outside of the U.S. of a child chocking on broken pieces from the compass. No injuries have been reported to date.The…