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February 2008 Archives

Crumpets recalled due to milk protein contents

People with allergies to milk protein should avoid certain Canada Safeway crumpets, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency warns.

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Meat products contain undeclared soy and wheat

Consumers with wheat or soy allergies are being warned not to eat certain Bahay-Kubo and Ongpin Cuisine meat products because they contain undeclared wheat and soy.

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Magnetic dart boards recalled

Consumers are being warned about magnetic dart boards sold at Family Dollar stores in the United States that could cause health problems if young children swallow the magnets.

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Sausages recalled over possible salmonella contamination

Consumers are being warned not to eat certain Maison de Savoie brand sausages sold in Quebec because of possible salmonella contamination.

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Wall furnaces recalled for carbon monoxide hazard

Georgia's Rinnai America Corp has issued a voluntary recall for about 52,000 wall furnaces due to a carbon monoxide hazard.

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Ladders recalled for fall hazard

Louisville Ladder Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of its fibreglass extension ladders due to a risk of fall.

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Portable heaters recalled for fire risk

Texas-based Aloha Housewares has issued a voluntary recall of about 152,000 portable electric heaters due to a fire risk.

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Spiderman water bottles recalled for choking hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and New York's Fast Forward LLC are voluntarily recalling about 6,600 Spiderman water bottles due to a choking risk.

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Ride-on toy cars recalled due to fire hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Massachusetts's Dumar International USA have recalled about 64,000 Cinderella ride-on vehicles due to fire risk.

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Michelina's recalls chicken bowls, issues egg allergy alert

Microwave dinner manufacturer Michelina's has issued a voluntary recall of its sweet and sour chicken bowls and warned consumers with egg allergies not to consume the product.

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Polaris expands ATV recall to include more models

Polaris is expanding an earlier recall of all-terrain vehicles to include more models, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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Bracelet sets recalled for high lead levels

Tennessee-based Mission City Press is recalling about 11,000 bracelet sets because they contain high levels of lead, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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Bassettbaby drop-side cribs recalled for entrapment, strangulation dangers

Bassettbaby is withdrawing about 18 cribs because the spindles may come loose, creating an entrapment and strangulation hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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Campbell Hausfeld recalls 135,000 air compressors for fire hazard

Ohio-based Campbell Hausfeld on Thursday recalled 135,000 air compressors because the materials were not flame retardant and could pose a safety hazard to users.

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Boys' hooded sweatshirts recalled for strangulation hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and California's Siegfried & Parzifal Inc. issued a voluntary recall Wednesday of about 5,000 boys' hooded sweatshirts due to a strangulation risk.

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Mexx Kids shoes and sunglasses recalled for lead content

More than 1,700 pairs of Mexx Kids shoes and 1,300 pairs of sunglasses have been recalled because of their lead content.

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Icy Hot Heat Therapy products recalled in U.S.

Chattem Inc. has issued a U.S. recall of its Icy Hot Heat Therapy products after consumers complained of suffering first, second and third degree burns as well as skin irritation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.

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Soft Air USA recalls toy helicopters for fire, burn dangers

Texas-based Soft Air USA Inc. is recalling about 30,000 remote-controlled helicopter toys because a rechargeable battery inside the toy may catch fire, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

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Christmas Tree Shops pull tea lights for fire hazard

Massachusetts-based Christmas Tree Shops Inc. is recalling about 146,000 tea light candles because their shells may melt or ignite, posing a fire hazard to users, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

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Pendants, candle charms withdrawn for high lead levels

About 460,000 pendants and candle charms are being recalled because they contain high lead levels, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.

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Toy egg shakers recalled for safety hazards

Iowa-based West Music Company is pulling about 5,500 transparent toy egg shakers because they pose choking and aspiration dangers, said the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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Netshops recalls table and chair sets for high lead levels

Nebraska-based Netshops is recalling about 50 children's table and chair sets because surface paint used on the furniture contains high levels of lead, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Friday.

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Girls' bicycle recalled over potential welding problems

Consumers are being warned about a girls' bicycle made with a frame that was welded incorrectly.

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Food watchdog issues botulism, salmonella alerts

Canada's food watchdog has issued two separate alerts, warning consumers that certain sesame seed crackers and dips have been found to be contaminated.

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Sketchbooks recalled for high lead content

New York-based eeBoo Corp is recalling about 80,000 sketchbooks because paint on the metal binding contains levels of lead that exceed safety standards, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.

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Toy gardening rakes recalled for high lead levels

About 400 toy gardening rakes are being pulled off store shelves because they contain high lead levels, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

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