Harbor Freight Cordless Drill Recall [US]

US/Washington: Harbor Freight Tools recalls some Cordless Drills due to fire, burn hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/fD7xR

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13047.html

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Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Dressing Recall

US/Silver Spring: Newman’s Own recalls some Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Dressing due to undeclared milk. FDA: http://ht.ly/fCGQf

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm329277.htm

About Milk Allergies:
For some people, milk (and milk products) are a source of urgent, dangerous and potentially deadly, allergic reactions. Learn more about food allergies from the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”): http://1.usa.gov/IZWUlm

Hunter Douglas Window Covering Recall

US/Washington: Hunter Douglas recalls some Window Coverings due to strangulation hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/fCwjZ

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13707.html 

NHTSA Vehicle Recalls

US/Washington: As of November 27, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted 30 vehicle and tire recalls so far this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

 

Foam Pumpkin Turkey Craft Kit Recall

US/Washington: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft recalls some Foam Pumpkin Turkey Craft Kits due to magnetic ingestion hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/fB8fb

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13046.html

Capital, Compliments Ham Sausage Recall

Canada/Ottawa: Capital Packers recalls some Capital and Compliments brand Ham Sausages due to Listeria hazard. CFIA: http://ht.ly/fAYTR

Direct link: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/recarapp/2012/20121122e.shtml

About Listeria poisoning:
The bacteria that cause Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning) most often produce a gastrointestinal illness that can be quite serious or even fatal. Listeriosis in pregnancy, for example, may cause a miscarriage or fetal death. In other cases, people can develop Septicemia (a serious blood infection) or Meningitis (an inflammation of the covering of the brain and spinal cord, known collectively as the meninges).

Learn about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning) from Health Canada: http://bit.ly/KpaEaf

EU Issues 52 Product & Vehicle Recalls

Belgium/Brussels: European Union issues 52 new consumer-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, caregivers and others: http://ht.ly/fAt5Y

Direct link: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/dyna/rapex/create_rapex.cfm?rx_id=482

Mercedes-Benz Station Wagon Recall

Australia/Canberra: Mercedes-Benz recalls some 211 Station Wagons due to reduced handling hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/fz7RP

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1030630 

Children’s Pajama Recall

US/Washington: Boden recalls some Children’s Pajamas due to violation of Federal flammability regulation hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/fyRsz

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13044.html

Harris Teeter Dried Apricot Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: logo-harris-teeterWhole Alternatives recalls certain batch/lots of Harris Teeter Dried Apricots due to undeclared sulphur dioxide hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/fyAo9

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm329019.htm

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PeaPod Travel Tent Recall

US/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: KidCo recalls some PeaPod Travel Tents due to suffocation, entrapment hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/fy0yP

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13043.html

Please note: this is a joint recall notification from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada (HCSC).

Mexican Cherry Tomatoes Recall

US/Silver Spring: Rio Queen Citrus recalls some Mexican Cherry Tomatoes due to Salmonella hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/fxX0D

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm329212.htm

About Salmonella poisoning:
In young children, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems, Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning) may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. In otherwise healthy people, Salmonellosis may cause high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. In rare cases, however, Salmonellosis can cause more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms) endocarditis and arthritis. Learn more about Salmonellosis from the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”): http://1.usa.gov/HI6RYS

Whole Foods Wedding Cookie Recall

US/Silver Spring: Whole Foods Market recalls some bulk Wedding Cookies due to undisclosed almonds, pecans, both known allergens. FDA: http://ht.ly/fxPm9

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm329021.htm

About Nut Allergies:
For some people, ground nuts and tree nuts are a source of dangerous and potentially deadly, allergic reactions. Learn more about food allergies from the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”): http://1.usa.gov/IZWUlm

Chicken Empanada Recall

US/Washington: Global Culinary recalls some Chicken Empanadas due to undisclosed Monosodium Glutamate (“MSG”), a known allergen. USDA: http://ht.ly/fwH0M

Direct link: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/RNR_076_2012/index.asp

About MSG Allergies:
For some people, Monosodium Glutamate (“MSG”) is a source of urgent and dangerous allergic reactions. Learn more about food allergies from the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”): http://1.usa.gov/IZWUlm

Sara Lee Butter Streusel Coffee Cake Recall

US/Silver Spring: Sara Lee recalls some Sara Lee Butter Streusel Coffee Cakes due to undisclosed pecans, a known allergen. FDA: http://ht.ly/fvK8s

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm329216.htm

About Nut Allergies:
For some people, ground nuts and tree nuts are a source of dangerous and potentially deadly, allergic reactions. Learn more about food allergies from the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”): http://1.usa.gov/IZWUlm

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