Canning Jar Lifter Recall [US]

US/Washington: Progressive International recalls some Canning Jar Lifters due to laceration hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/huoTO

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Progressive-International-Recalls-Canning-Jar-Lifters/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the jar lifter handle can detach over time due to a missing stainless steel core in the hinge. This can cause the tongs to fail to grip and allow a jar being lifted to fall, posing a laceration hazard to the user.

CPSC recall number: 13-116
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1532

Chicken Nugget Recall [UK]

UK/Basildon: The Co-operative recalls some Chicken Nuggets due to plastic fragment hazard. TSI: http://ht.ly/hucbp

Direct link: http://www.tradingstandards.gov.uk/advice/advice-recall-item.cfm?id=297876

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1531

Scotch Broth Soup Mix Recall [UK]

UK/Basildon: Scotty Brand recalls some Scotch Broth Soup Mix due to undisclosed nut hazard. TSI: http://ht.ly/htUZm

Direct link: http://www.tradingstandards.gov.uk/advice/advice-recall-item.cfm?id=297944

Additional information:
The Trading Standards Institute (“TSI”) reports the manufacturer has been advised the facility where the barley sachets are packed also handles nuts.

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1530

4moms Play Yard Sheet Recall [US]

US/Washington: 4moms recalls some Play Yard Sheets due to entrapment hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/htDfI

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Play-Yard-Sheets-Recalled-by-4moms/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the recalled products are made from cream-colored, cotton jersey fabric. They were sold as an accessory to the 4moms Breeze Play Yard.

CPSC recall number: 13-115
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1529

Albuterex Weight Loss Product Recall [Australia]

Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Nutri-Sups World Wide recalls some Albuterex Xtreme, Albutarex Xtreme and Albutarex Femme Weight Loss Products due to undisclosed drug hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/hsvDj

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1045319

Additional information:
1528 - AlbutarexThe Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the recalled products were found to have high levels of Caffeine as well as quantities of Yohimbine and Theophylline. None of these three substances is declared on the respective product labels.

In addition, the Australian government considers the substances Yohimbine and Theophylline to be prescription-only ingredients, thereby making the recalled products legally available only using an MD’s prescription. Further, the mixture of these three ingredients in the recalled products is considered to pose a “significant public health risk” to consumers.

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ACCC PRA number: 2013/13465
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1528
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