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December 2008 Archives

St-Hubert Bar-B-Q Sauce recalled

Canada's food watchdog has announced a recall of St-Hubert brand Bar-B-Q Sauce, because it contains milk not listed on its label.

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Taunton Press recalls how-to book for shock hazard

Taunton Press is recalling about 64,000 copies of Wiring a House, 3rd Edition and Wiring Complete, Expert Advice from Start to Finish because the book includes incorrect information about how to install and repair electrical wiring, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

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Bon-Ton recalls reversible vests for choking danger

Bon-Ton is recalling about 5,000 vests for children because the zipper tabs on the items may pose a choking hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

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Bicycle suspension forks recalled over possible breakage

Health Canada is recalling Durin Race 80/100 Bicycle Suspension Forks because they can break, causing the rider to crash.

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Children's sleepwear recalled over flammability requirements

Health Canada is recalling children's pyjamas sold under the name Blü Children's Sleepwear because they do not meet flammability requirements.

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Cribs recalled over lead paint

Health Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission are recalling Newport Rubbed Black 4-in-1 cribs and matching furniture because of excessive levels of lead in the paint.

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Toy drums recalled over lead paint

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling about 2,800 toy drums marketed as Calypso Steel Drums.

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Ski bindings recalled over faulty release mechanism

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling more than a million alpine ski bindings because they can release unexpectedly.

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Daiso recalls stuffed bear

B.C.-based Daiso is recalling its stuffed knitted bear after testing conducted by Health Canada showed the eyes on the bears can be pulled free, creating a choking danger to children.

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Le Rouet recalls dolls for choking danger

Le Rouet is recalling more than 11,500 dolls because the dolls' eyes can be pulled free, creating a choking hazard, Health Canada announced Friday.

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Phil & Teds Dash Buggy strollers recalled for fall danger

About 1,600 Phil & Teds Dash Buggy strollers are being recalled in the U.S. because the frame handle might fail to latch, creating a fall hazard to children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.

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Fingerhut pulls cookware for burn hazard

Minnesota-based Fingerhut Direct Marketing is recalling about 9,000 cookware sets because the handles can break, creating a burn danger to users, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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Children's jewelry sold in Hawaii recalled for high lead levels

Hawaii-based Aloha 808 Trading is recalling about 12,800 pieces of jewelry because they contain high levels of lead, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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Lychee dessert recalled for possible choking hazard

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and importer Daiso Store Canada have issued a recall for a lychee dessert because it poses a choking hazard.

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Arctic Cat snowmobiles recalled for fire hazard

About 10,000 Arctic Cat snowmobiles are being recalled from the marketplace because the fuel pump can leak, creating a fire hazard to consumers, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

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SunRidge farms dark chocolate raisins, peanuts recalled

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning consumers not to eat SunRidge Farms organic dark chocolate raisins and organic dark chocolate peanuts because they may contain milk not listed on its label.

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Erwin, Poseidon beanies recalled in Canada

Health Canada on Monday announced a recall of Erwin and Poseidon beanies because parts on the hats may detach, presenting a choking danger to young children.

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Allergy alert issued for chocolate bars, spreads

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued recalls for certain Life brand chocolate bars because the products contain milk not declared on their labels.

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SunRidge Farms organic dark chocolate almonds recalled

Ontario-based DMR Food Corporation is recalling SunRidge Farms organic dark chocolate almonds because they contain milk not listed on its label, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said Thursday.

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Meijer recalls toddler hat and mitten sets for safety hazards

About 100 hat and mitten sets for toddlers are being recalled in the U.S. because they pose a safety threat to children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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5,400 army figures recalled in U.S. for high lead levels

Los Angeles-based OKK Trading is recalling about 5,400 army figures because they contain high levels of lead, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.

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Doll clothes recalled for high lead levels

Groovy Fashions Sassy Jammies doll clothes are being recalled because surface paint on the products contain high levels of lead, Health Canada warned Wednesday.

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BOOeauty Spiky Ball Yo-yo balls recalled for strangulation danger

Health Canada is warning consumers BOOeauty Spiky Ball Yo-yo balls are being recalled because they pose a strangulation danger to children.

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Pool, spa chemicals recalled in Canada

Health Canada is warning consumers certain pool and spa chemicals are being recalled in Canada because they were not packaged in child-resistant containers.

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Safety advisory issued for Playgro toys

Australia-based Playgro has issued an advisory warning consumers its Musical Pullstring toys may pose a choking hazard to children.

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