Raw Boneless Beef Trim Health Alert

US/Washington: USDA issues urgent Public Health Alert for some Raw Boneless Beef Trim from XL Foods due to E. coli O157:H7 hazard: http://ht.ly/dUclU

Direct link: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Events/NR_092012_01/index.asp

About E. coli enteritis:
E. Coli 0157:H7 poisoning is 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.

Learn more about Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (“E. Coli O157:H7”) poisoning from the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”): http://1.usa.gov/KwrDIf.

Chicken Wing Recall

Canada/Ottawa: The Poultry Place recalls some Chicken Wings due to undeclared egg, wheat, both allergens. CFIA: http://ht.ly/dU6FT

Direct link: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/recarapp/2012/20120919be.shtml

More about this allergen-related recall:

Hayneedle Hammock Stand Recall [US]

US/Silver Spring: Hayneedle recalls some Wooden Arc Hammock Stands due to fall hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/dU2LL

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12749.html

E. & O. E.

NHTSA Vehicle Recalls

US/Washington: As of Friday, September 21, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted 39 vehicle or tire recalls so far this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

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