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October 2006 Archives

Boilers recalled for carbon monoxide danger

About 16,000 Weil-McLain brand boilers are being recalled because they pose a carbon monoxide hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced.

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Health hazard alert: Pasteurized crab meat may contain dangerous bacteria

People should not eat certain Phillips brand pasteurized crab-meat products because of a possible botulism danger, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has advised.

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Allergy alert: Undeclared milk protein in imported coffee mixes

People with allergies to milk protein should not consume certain imported coffee mixes, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says.

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Anti-cavity dental product contaminated with mould: Health Canada

An anti-cavity dental product is being recalled from the marketplace after a specific lot was found to be contaminated with mould, Health Canada has advised.

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Allergy alert: Undeclared sesame seed in ENER-G Wylde Pretzels

People with allergies to sesame seeds should not consume ENER-G brand Wylde Pretzels, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says.

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ITT Water Technology Inc. recalls faulty water pumps

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Footstools recalled for collapse hazard

Wal-Mart is recalling about 165,000 of its Home Trends Wood Footstools, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced.

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Minnie Mouse Cardigan sets pose strangulation hazard

Wal-Mart is recalling about 14,000 Minnie Mouse Cardigan sets, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced.

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Time Sport International recalls bicycle pedals

About 18,000 bicycle pedals distributed by Time Sport International are being recalled because they pose a fall hazard, the U.S. Consumer Safety Product Commission has announced.

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Pumpkin decorating kits recalled for choking hazard

About 97,000 pumpkin decorating kits are being recalled because they pose a choking hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced.

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Allergy alert: Undeclared milk protein in certain imported products

Consumers with allergies to milk protein should avoid certain imported food products, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says.

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Kawasaki Motor Corp. recalls all-terrain vehicles

Kawasaki Motor Corp. is recalling 291 of its all-terrain vehicles because of a loss of steering control danger.

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Protective mattress covers recalled for fire hazard

About 37,000 Dux Interiors protective mattress covers are being recalled because they pose a fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has advised.

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Nissan recalls 130,000 vehicles for ignition key defect

Nissan Motor Co. is recalling 130,000 vehicles — including 80,000 in North America — that may have an ignition key defect, the Tokyo-based company announced Thursday.

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Climbing equipment recalled from the marketplace

Petzl America is voluntarily recalling its carabiner climbing tools because they pose a fall hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced.

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Cookie Monster toys recalled for choking hazard

About 31,000 baby Cookie Monster plush toys are being recalled from the marketplace because they pose a choking hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced.

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Starbucks recalls coffee brewers due to fire hazard

Starbucks is voluntarily recalling its Barista Aroma stainless steel eight-cup coffee brewers because they pose a fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Tuesday.

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Decathlon USA recalls tents and canopies from marketplace

All 2006 Quechua brand tents and canopies are being voluntarily recalled because they pose a fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced.

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Light & Motion recalls bicycle light batteries due to fire and burn hazard

About 1,700 ARC lithium ion bicycle light batteries are being voluntarily recalled, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

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Allergy alert: Undeclared soy in Guenther's breads

Consumers with allergies to soy should avoid certain whole wheat breads sold by Guenther's Bakery Ltd., the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has advised.

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Counterfeit blood glucose test strips found on U.S. market

U.S. consumers are being warned that counterfeit blood glucose test strips used by people with diabetes have slipped into the marketplace.

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Unauthorized intravenous health products pose serious health hazards, Health Canada warns

Consumers and health practitioners are being warned that certain unauthorized intravenous products may pose serious health risks, Health Canada has advised.

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Sharp joins Sony laptop battery recall

Japanese electronics maker Sharp said Friday it would join the massive global recall of notebook batteries made by Sony.

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2 natural health products pose serious risks, Health Canada warns

Consumers are being warned that two unauthorized natural health products have been found to contain high levels of lead and mercury.

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Cariboo baby changing tables recalled due to fall hazard

Scandinavian Child is recalling about 90 folding changing tables and 40 of its bassinet changers, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Friday.

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Defective door latches prompt Ford recall of 145,000 vehicles

Ford Motor Co. is recalling about 145,000 vehicles, including 13,683 in Canada, to repair defective door latches, the automaker said Wednesday.

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Black & Decker recalls blower/vacuums from marketplace

Black & Decker is voluntarily recalling about 272,000 BV400 Type 1 Blower/Vacs, the U.S. Consumer Safety Product Commission has announced.

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L. Edmunds & Son Maple Syrup recalled from marketplace

Consumers are being warned that L. Edmunds & Son Canadian Pure Maple Syrup may be contaminated with lead, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced.

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Outdoor gas fire pits pose fire hazard

Agio International is recalling about 22,000 outdoor gas fire pits, saying they pose a fire hazard to users.

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Snow throwers voluntarily recalled

About 130,000 compact snow throwers are being voluntarily recalled, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced.

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FreeMotion Fitness exercise machines recalled

FreeMotion Fitness Inc. is recalling about 5,600 Cable Cross and Dual Cable Cross exercise machines, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced.

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Scuba regulators recalled for service

About 48,500 Scubapro MK 20 First Stage Regulators are being voluntarily recalled, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced.

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Carrot juice recalled due to botulism concerns

Consumers should avoid certain brands of carrot juice because of a possible botulism risk, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says.

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