LG Washing Machines Recall

US/Washington: LG recalls some Top-Loading Washing Machines due to injury hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/ghaxT

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13073.html

The CPSC reports this recall involves three LG and three Kenmore Elite Brand top-loading washing machine models manufactured between February 2010 and November 2011. The LG machines were known to be sold at Best Buy, Home Depot, Kmart, Sears and local retailers nationwide; the Kenmore Elite models were known to be sold at Kmart and Sears.

Hug N’ Tug Baby Toy Recall [Canada & US]

United StatesCanadian FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Sassy recalls some Hug N’ Tug Baby Toys due to choking hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/gh9jw

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13079.html

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

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Bearcat Snowmobiles Recall

US/Washington: Arctic Cat recalls some Bearcat Snowmobiles due to fire hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/gh4JU

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13712.html

 

NHTSA Vehicle Recalls

US/Washington: As of December 20, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted 38 vehicle or tire recalls so far this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Jindi Dairy Product Recall [Australia]

Australia/Canberra: Jindi Cheese recalls various Jindi Dairy Products due to Listeria hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/gflII

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1031320

The Jindi Cheese products subject to this recall include the following:

  • Jindi Brie – Gold foil packet with light yellow label
  • Jindi Camembert – Gold foil packet with light label
  • Jindi Food Service Brie – White packet
  • Wattle Valley Brie – Silver foil packet with yellow & white label
  • Wattle Valley Camembert – White packet with yellow & white label

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).

You can learn about Listeriosis from the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”): http://1.usa.gov/IScAKJ

ACCC PRA number: 2012/13434
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