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Chrissie Cole

Michaels Stores Recalls Tree Tealight Candle Holders

Michaels Stores announced a recall of tree tea light candle holders in The United States and Canada because the tea light cups are near the candle flame and can ignite other parts of the holder,…

Chrissie Cole

Riding Toys Recalled By Step2

Step2 Company, in conjunction with the CPSC and Health Canada, issued a voluntary recall of more than 2 million Push Around and Whisper Ride Buggies because a part can loosen, causing the handle…

Chrissie Cole

Recalled – Electrolux ICON And Kenmore PRO Gas Ranges

Electrolux Home Products Inc., announced a voluntary recall of Electrolux ICON and Kenmore Pro 30” Gas Ranges.
According to a CPSC news release, the recall involves “An incorrect…

Chrissie Cole

John Deere Recalls Compact Utility Tractors

John Deere, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a voluntary recall of John Deere Compact Utility Tractors.

An incorrectly sized differential was…

Shannon Weidemann

Baby Pacifiers Recalled Over Choking Hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled pacifiers after learning they could pose a potential choking hazard. Parts of the pacifier may come off and a child could choke or swallow…

Shannon Weidemann

Colorado Springs Restaurants Have Tomatoes

Due to the recent tomato recall many restaurants pulled tomatoes from the menu as a precautionary measure. Tomatoes, from an unknown source, have been contaminated with a rare strain of E. coli….

Shannon Weidemann

Sweetened Ginger Recalled for Sulfites

Jars of sweetened ginger have been recalled due to the presence of undeclared sulfites. The product is distributed by Fine Land Corp. under the Golden Girl brand name. The recalled ginger is sold in…

Shannon Weidemann

Canned Bean Recall Expanded to Vegetables

A recall of canned beans manufactured by a Michigan based company has been expanded for the second time. This time large cans of vegetables have been added to the recall list. The recalled canned vegetables come in 6 and 7 pound sizes and include beans, asparagus, and black-eyed peas. The cans may be contaminated with botulism. No illnesses have been reported to the FDA, but the agency says…

Shannon Weidemann

Inspections of Toy Imports to Increase

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that it will be doing more inspections of toys at the nation’s ports. The CPSC is working to reduce the number of dangerous toys that have been entering the United States. Last year saw a large number of toys recalled due to lead content. Lead when ingested can cause developmental and neurological problems. Under the new initiatives, CPSC…

Shannon Weidemann

Disney to Test Toys for Safety

Due to the large number of recalls involving children’s toys and lead paint, the Walt Disney Company has announced that it will begin independently testing its toys. Disney allows other companies to manufacturer toys with their characters. They have hired companies to purchase Disney toys from stores and test them for safety. Mattel was the latest to recall toys due to lead paint and magnets…