Bunk Beds Recall

US/Washington: PBteen recalls some Bunk Beds due to injury hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/d6Ly2

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12744.html

Romaine Lettuce Recall [US]

US/Silver Spring: Tanimura & Antle recalls some Romaine Lettuce due to Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7) hazard, a serious, potentially deadly, organism. FDA: http://ht.ly/d6D1B

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm316256.htm

About E. coli enteritis:
E. Coli 0157:H7 poisoning is a serious and potentially deadly illness, typically transmitted using the fecal-mouth route by eating or drinking foods or beverages contaminated with E. Coli O157:H7, eating unpasteurized (i.e., raw) milk and (raw) milk products and untreated water. Common symptoms of E. Coli 0157:H7 poisoning include severe stomach cramps, diarrhea (often bloody), vomiting, nausea and headache. People particularly at risk for serious E. coli illness and complications are the very young, the elderly or those with compromised immune systems.

You can learn more about Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (“E. Coli O157:H7”) poisoning by visiting the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”) at http://1.usa.gov/KwrDIf

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EU Issues 45 Product & Vehicle Recalls

Belgium/Brussels: EU issues 45 new consumer-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, drivers caregivers and others: http://ht.ly/d5Vkc

Direct link: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/dyna/rapex/create_rapex.cfm?rx_id=455 

Farm Fresh Food & Pharmacy Recalls [US]

Safety News: Been shopping at Farm Fresh Food & Pharmacy recently? Here are the company’s latest recalls as of Monday, August 20: http://ht.ly/d68zW

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Sieger Steam Mop Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Target Australia recalls some Sieger Steam Mops due to electric shock hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/d57Q4

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1015249SiegerSteamMop

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Steam Mop is subject to this recall:

  •  Sieger Steam Mop, model no. STC-TROO1-GAU

According to the ACCC, flexing of the power cord of the recalled Steam Mop may cause electrical conductors to become exposed, posing an electric shock hazard for consumers.


ACCC PRA number: 2012/13267
About the Recalls Direct service: http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site: http://www.LivingSafely.org/
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Stainless Steel Rifle Recall

Australia/Canberra: Howa Machinery recalls some Stainless Steel Rifles due to injury hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/d56WN

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1015251

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