McDonald’s Salad Stop-Sell Statement [US]

US FlagUS/Chicago: McDonald's LogoMcDonald’s Corporation, a Chicago, Illinois establishment, issues a Stop-Sell statement for certain Prepared Salads due to potential Cyclospora contamination in 14 US states and consequential risk of parasitic infection and illness, all serious health hazards.

McDonald’s: http://ht.ly/qcRU30kX8S3

Direct link: https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/about-us/recalls.html

Additional information:
McDonald’s Corporation (“McDonald’s”) has issued a Stop-Sell notice for certain Prepared Salads at approximately 3,000 McDonald’s-branded restaurants in IL, IA, IN, KY, MI, MO, MN, MT, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI and WV.

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Illinois & Iowa Cyclosporiasis Warning [US]

US FlagUS/Springfield: Logo - Illinois Department of Public Health ("IDPH")The Illinois Department of Public Health (“IDPH”) reports that it has received confirmation of approximately 90 cases of Cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness caused by the microscopic Cyclospora parasite, all serious health hazards. The Iowa Department of Health has noted a similar increase in cases.

IDPH: http://ht.ly/vlkw30kWjrO

Direct link: http://www.dph.illinois.gov/news/idph-investigating-increase-foodborne-illnesses

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the initial investigation indicated a link to consumption of McDonald’s Salads produced at certain McDonald’s restaurants.

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McDonald’s Step-iT Wristband Recall [US & Canada]

Canada FlagUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: McDonald's Step-iT Wristband Recall [US & Canada]McDonald’s recalls an estimated 32.6 million Step-iT Activity Wristbands due to skin irritation and/or burn hazard.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/ghGw303wrc0; HCSC: http://ht.ly/1luj303wrzQ

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/McDonalds-Recalls-Step-iT-Activity-Wristbands/

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/59920r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain “Step-iT” Activity Wristbands, which come in two styles: “Activity Counter” and a motion-activated “Light-up Band.”

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McDonald’s Hello Kitty Whistle Recall [US & Canada]

Canada CFIA RecallUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: McDonald’s Hello Kitty Lollipop Whistle Recall [US & Canada]McDonald’s recalls approximately 2.5 million Hello Kitty Themed Lollipop Whistles due to choking and aspiration hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/EeNAL; HCSC: http://ht.ly/EeOWS

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/McDonalds-Recalls-Hello-Kitty-Themed-Whistles/

Direct Canada link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/42159r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the recalled Whistles are red and were included in a plastic Hello Kitty figurine holding a pink heart-shaped lollipop.

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