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August 2009 Archives

CFIA expands deli meat advisory

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has expanded its warning not to consume some Delstar and Compliments brand sliced meats because they may be contaminated with listeria bacteria.

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Eeebee's Have a Ball cloth books recalled over choking risk

Health Canada is recalling a Have a Ball! Adventures cloth book for children, sold under the eebee's brand, because it poses a choking hazard.

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Some Kenmore and Frigidaire stoves recalled

Health Canada is recalling certain Frigidaire and Kenmore Elite electric stoves because of defects in the heating elements.

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Health Canada recalls Day to Day Products brand wooden alphabet puzzles over high lead content

Health Canada is recalling wooden alphabet puzzles by Day to Day Products because the surface coating on the puzzle with upper case alphabet letters contains lead in excess of the allowable limit.

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Health Canada expands recall of Maytag fridges

Health Canada is expanding its March 2009 recall of Maytag, Magic Chef, Performa by Maytag and Crosley brand side-by-side and top freezer refrigerators.

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CFIA expands warning over Sprouts Alive products due to possible salmonella contamination

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is expanding its warning not to consume certain Sprouts Alive brand products because they may be contaminated with salmonella bacteria.

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CFIA warns of undeclared almond, egg, milk, peanut and soy in Lotte brand snacks

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people with allergies to almond, egg, milk, peanut and soy not to consume certain Lotte brand snack foods. These products contain allergens that are not declared on the label.

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Weight Watchers plush toys recalled over needles in stuffing

Health Canada is recalling Weight Watchers brand Hungry Figures and Hungry Magnets orange plush toys because sewing needles have been found in the toys' stuffing.

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Health Canada recalls Uni-Bright brand barbecue lighters over potential fuel leak

Health Canada is recalling Uni-Bright brand barbecue lighters because they can leak fuel, posing a burn hazard.

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Health Canada recalls Blob Frog Squeeze Em! brand yo-yo type balls over strangulation hazard

Health Canada is recalling Blob Frog Squeeze Em! brand yo-yo type balls due to a hidden risk of strangulation to children.

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Health Canada recalls 2007/2008 Felt F1X Cyclocross due to falling hazard

Health Canada is recalling 2007/2008 Felt F1X Cyclocross bicycles because the fork steerer tube can break, causing the rider to lose control and fall.

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CFIA warns of undeclared walnuts in Choices Markets brand cranberry lemon splash muffins

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning consumers with nut allergies not to eat Choices Markets brand cranberry lemon splash muffins because they contain undeclared walnuts.

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CFIA warns certain Compliments and Delstar brand deli meats may be contaminated with listeria bacteria

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning the public not to consume certain Compliments and Delstar brand ready-to-eat deli meats because they may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes bacteria.

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CFIA warns Sprouts Alive brand onion sprouts may be contaminated with salmonella

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning the public not to consume Sprouts Alive brand onion sprouts because they may be contaminated with salmonella.

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Health Canada recalls plush baby bottle holders over choking hazard

Health Canada is recalling plush baby bottle holders sold under the brand name "Lunchbox Bottle Pets" because products that allow infants to feed themselves without supervision are illegal.

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Viking fridges, freezers recalled over hazard

Viking Range Corp. is recalling its built-in, side-by-side refrigerator/freezer units and refrigerators with bottom freezers because the doors can detach, posing a risk of injury.

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Korean-made cookies recalled

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced the recall of a number of Korean-made cookies and crackers, because they contain undeclared milk products.

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Health Canada recalls Dollarama link toy over choking hazard

Health Canada is recalling an eight-piece link toy imported by Dollarama because of a choking hazard.

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Health Canada recalls Little Tikes toy workshops over choking hazard

Health Canada is recalling toy workshop sets and trucks by Little Tikes because the oversized plastic toy nails can pose a choking hazard to young children.

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Health Canada recalls portable Husky generators over fire hazard

Health Canada is recalling portable Husky generators because their fuel gauges may leak gasoline, posing a potential fire hazard.

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CFIA recalls jumbo green onions

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling jumbo green onions due to possible salmonella contamination.

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CFIA warns of undeclared eggs and soy in Crown brand cereal cookies

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning that Crown brand cereal cookies contain undeclared eggs and soy.

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CFIA warns Pidy brand Pur Mamba may contain toxin

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a public advisory concerning Pidy brand Pur Mamba, a peanut butter pigment imported from Haiti, as it may contain aflatoxin.

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Kids' bicycle trailers recalled over defective wheel

Health Canada has announced the recall of 88 children's bicycle trailers because they may break unexpectedly, posing an injury risk to the rider and the passenger.

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Baby float recall expanded over drowning hazard

Health Canada has expanded a July recall of inflatable baby floats manufactured by Aqua-Leisure Industries because of a possible drowning hazard.

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Onion and alfalfa sprouts recalled

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning some Canadians not to consume certain varieties of onion and alfalfa sprouts because of possible salmonella contamination.

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Target recalls Circo booster seats

Retailer Target in the U.S. is recalling about 43,000 Circo Booster Seats because the restraint buckle can open unexpectedly, allowing a child to fall from the chair and be injured.

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Baby jumpers recalled due to choking hazard

About 2,400 Jump 'n Jive Doorway Jumpers made by Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga. are being recalled because the detachable toys on the unit can pose a choking hazard.

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Stair gates recalled due to risk of broken hinge

The CPSC has recalled 131,500 Safety 1st SmartLight Stair Gates because the hinges can break, posing a fall hazard to children if the gate is placed at the top of the stairs.

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Beef Packers Inc recalls 825,769 lbs of ground beef

Beef Packers Inc. of Fresno, Calif. is recalling 825,769 lbs of ground beef for salmonella contamination, the U.S. Agriculture Department says.

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Romaine lettuce recall expanded

Tanimura & Antle, Inc. of Salinas, California is expanding the scope of its romaine lettuce recall.

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Korean biscuits recalled due to undeclared milk content

The CFIA is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume certain Bite brand Korean biscuits as they contain milk which is not declared on the label.

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Egg rolls recalled for undeclared sesame content

Wong Wing Foods Inc. is warning people with sesame allergies not to consume product contained in 680-gram Wong Wing VEGETABLE Egg Roll packages with UPC Number 0 69459 01104 3 and production lot code A0219.

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Overheating prompts paper towel dispenser recall

The CPSC is recalling paper towel dispensers made by Global Plastics Ltd. because the dispenser’s electric board can overheat posing a fire hazard.

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Basketball hoops recalled due to faulty bolts.

Spalding is recalling about 1,700 in-ground basketball hoops because the bolts at the base can fail, posing a risk of serious injury to consumers.

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More injuries prompt renewed Black & Decker trimmer/edger recall

The CPSC is recalling about 200,000 GH1000 Grasshog XP String Trimmer/Edgers due to laceration and burn hazards.

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Plant stands recalled due to potential marble-top detachment

About 1,800 plant stands sold at Ross Stores are being recalled because the marble tops can detach and fall, causing injury or damage.

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Polaris recreational vehicles recalled due to fire risk

The CPSC is recalling 2009 Polaris Ranger “Crew” and “6x6” recreational vehicles because an electrical short can lead to overheating in the rear tail light wiring harnesses, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

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CPSC recalls baby hammocks

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling baby hammocks made by Nova Natural Toys & Crafts because of a strangulation risk.

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