CDC Issues Romaine Lettuce Warning [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia based health promotion and disease prevention authority, warns consumers, restaurants and retailers not to eat, serve or sell any Romaine Lettuce products as it investigates an outbreak of Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 infections linked to Romaine.

This warning comes after at least thirty-two (32) illnesses have been reported from eleven (11) states, including thirteen (13) people who have been hospitalized. One person developed Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (“HUS”), a type of kidney failure. No deaths have been reported.

CDC: http://ht.ly/1RgN30mHZEm

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2018/s1120-ecoli-romain-lettuce.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this E. coli O157:H7 outbreak appears to have begun last month, with cases reported from October 8, 2018 to October 31, 2018

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NHTSA November 2018 Vehicle Recalls: 63 [US]

US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Wednesday, November 21, 2018, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of 63 vehicle, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

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Bouclair Fabric & Rubberwood Barstool Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Bouclair Fabric and Rubberwood Barstool Recall [Canada]Bouclair Inc., a Pointe Claire, Quebec establishment, recalls an estimated 5,776 Fabric and Rubberwood Barstools due to suspected component breakage and resultant risk of falls and injury, all serious health and safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/h7q130mHvwE

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/68262r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves certain Fabric and Rubberwood Barstools with a beige or grey fabric back and seat and wooden legs.

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Clever Mama Mini Kiwi Jelly Cup Recall [Australia]

Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Clever Mama Mini Jelly Cup Recall [Australia]Merry Seasons, a Melbourne, Victoria establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Clever Mama Mini Jelly Cups – Kiwi flavour due to the presence of Konjac, an ingredient not permitted in Jelly Confectionery Products in Australia due to the risk of choking and/or airway obstruction, both serious health and safety hazard.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/8Hkc30mHecG

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/merry-seasons-clever-mama-mini-jelly-cups-kiwi-flavour-360g

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Mini Jelly Cup Powders are subject to this recall:

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