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January 2007 Archives

Old Williamsburgh Candle Corp. recalls candles for burn hazard

Old Williamsburgh Candle Corp. is recalling about 3.7 million Mason Jar Candles because the wicks can shift to the outer rim of the jar, causing the glass to overheat and potentially shatter, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Tuesday.

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Green Bean Cake recall expanded

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has updated an allergy alert issued Jan 24, saying Green Bean Cake was distributed more widely than earlier thought.

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Allergy alert: Undeclared soy in Shirakiku Japanese bread crumbs

People with soy allergies should not eat Shirakiku brand Honey Panko Bread Crumbs, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said Friday.

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Pesto recalled in Quebec, Ontario

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning Canadians not to eat two kinds of pesto sold in Ontario and Quebec.

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Tea lights recalled for fire hazard

About 46,800 tea lights are being recalled from the marketplace, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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Storage trunk recalled for entrapment, suffocation danger

About 500 storage trunks sold through Home Decorators Collection are being recalled from the marketplace, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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GM Corp. recalling 98,000 Chevy Cobalt and Pursuit vehicles

General Motors Corp. announced Wednesday that it is recalling about 98,000 Chevrolet Cobalt and Pursuit vehicles to improve head impact protection.

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Travel'N hair dryers recalled for electrocution danger

About 18,000 Travel'N baby mini hair dryers are recalled from the marketplace, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.

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Holmes Oscillating Tower Fans recalled for fire hazard

About 300,000 Holmes Oscillating Tower Fans are being recalled from the marketplace, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.

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Safety alert: Indoor extension cords sold in Ontario may be dangerous

Some non-certified indoor extension cords that were sold at discount stores in Ontario may cause fires or give people a shock, according to the province's electrical safety watchdog.

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Green Bean Cake recalled due to undeclared sesame filling

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people with allergies to sesame seeds not to consume some packages of Green Bean Cake.

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Arctic Cat recalls ATVs for steering problems

Arctic Cat is recalling about two all-terrain vehicles, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

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Allergy alert: undeclared peanuts in Visacard chocolate

People with allergies to peanuts and almonds should not eat Visacard brand chocolate, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said Tuesday.

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MagneBlocks magnetic construction toys recalled

MagneBlocks is recalling about 40,000 magnetic construction toys from the marketplace because they could pose a potentially fatal risk to young children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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Target recalls baby rattles, ornaments from marketplace

Target is recalling about 460,000 plush baby rattles and frame ornaments because they could pose a danger to young children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Thursday.

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Children's necklaces recalled for lead poisoning hazard

The U.S. Toy Company is recalling about 113,800 of its children's butterfly necklaces because they contain high levels of the lead, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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Honda recalls 81,000 Accord sedans for wiring problem

Honda Motor Co. announced on Wednesday a recall of 81,000 of its 2004-2005 Accord sedans because of a problem with an air bag warning light.

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Pumpkin candle holders recalled for laceration danger

About 25,500 pumpkin-shaped candle holders are being recalled because they may shatter or crack, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Wednesday.

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Teether beads recalled for choking hazard

Brights Starts star teether beads are being recalled across Canada and the U.S. because they could cause infants to choke, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.

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Sportsstuff recalls 11,000 air pumps from marketplace

Sportsstuff is recalling about 11,000 inflator air pumps because they could overheat and explode, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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More President's Choice pâté recalled from marketplace

An allergy alert issued in December for President's Choice brand pork and ham pâté was updated Wednesday by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

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Children's hooded sweatshirts recalled for strangulation danger

A recall of about 45,000 hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings was announced Wednesday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA recalls all-terrain vehicles

Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A. is recalling about 9,000 of its all-terrain vehicles, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.

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Cannondale bicycles recalled for brake failure

Cannondale is recalling about 700 of its bicycles because of a problem with its brake system, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.

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Unauthorized herbal treatments pose risks: Health Canada

Certain unauthorized natural health products marketed to treat erectile dysfunction and for weight loss contain undeclared pharmaceutical ingredients that should only be taken under medical supervision, says Health Canada.

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Pool heaters recalled for carbon monoxide danger

Pentair water pool and spa is recalling about 105,000 of its pool heaters because they could cause carbon monoxide poisoning, the company and CSA International said Friday.

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Ceramic heater recalled for fire hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of oscillating ceramic heaters on Friday because they could overheat and smoke.

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Portable generators recalled

About 13,000 Dewalt portable generators are being recalled because they pose an electric shock hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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Wal-Mart recalls trail mix in U.S.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in the United States are recalling a house brand of trail mix after three customers in two states reported finding glass or hard plastic inside, the company said Tuesday.

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Children's necklaces, key chains recalled for lead poisoning risk

Four children's metal pendant necklaces and key chains sold at jewelry stores Claire's and Ardène are being recalled because they could make children ill from lead poisoning, Health Canada said in an advisory notice Wednesday.

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