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    • Lead Hazard Prompts Recall Of Baby Bracelets and Pacifier Clips

      Lead Hazard Prompts Recall Of Baby Bracelets and Pacifier Clips

      Allreds Design (doing business as Hidden Hollow Beads), in cooperation with the CPSC, issued a voluntary recall of baby bracelets and pacifier clips because they contain high levels of lead….

    • Thousands Of GM, Isuzu Trucks Recalled For Brake Light Defect

      Thousands Of GM, Isuzu Trucks Recalled For Brake Light Defect

      More than 184,000 Chevrolet, GM and Isuzu pickup trucks are being recalled by General Motors to correct a brake light defect.

      The vehicles included in the recall are listed below:

      2004-2009…

    • JetBoil Recalls Outdoor Stoves For Burn Hazard

      JetBoil Recalls Outdoor Stoves For Burn Hazard

      Jetboil Inc., in cooperation with CPSC, announced a voluntary recall of Personal Booking Systems & Group Cooking Systems because a tight valve which is attached to the stove’s fuel…

    • Scope Apparel Recalls Boys' Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard

      Scope Apparel Recalls Boys' Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard

      Scope Apparel L.P., in conjunction with the CPSC, is recalling about 72,000 boys hooded sweatshirts because the drawstrings on the sweatshirts can pose a strangulation hazard to children.The boys’ small and medium sized hooded zip-up sweatshirts have various designs on the front, and were sold in charcoal, navy blue and brown colors. “Whatever” and “RN#39209″ are printed on the tag sewn into the…

    • Infant Cold Medicine Pulled From the Shelves

      Infant Cold Medicine Pulled From the Shelves

      According to the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, many makers of cold medicines for infants are voluntarily recalling their products. The recall was initiated for safety purposes. After reviewing the side-effects of these drugs on infants the FDA found that there have been many fatalities due to the drugs. “The reason the makers of over-the-counter, oral cough and cold medicines for…

    • Strong America Limited Recalls Great Wall Brand Chinese Wolfberry Because of Undeclared Sulfites

      Strong America Limited Recalls Great Wall Brand Chinese Wolfberry Because of Undeclared Sulfites

      Strong America Limited, in conjunction with the FDA, is recalling Great Wall Brand Chinese Wolfberry because the product may contain undeclared sulfites. Some people are allergic or are very sensitive to sulfites and this can cause them life-threatening effects if they consume this product.So far no illnesses have been reported to the company. The product comes in an uncoded 7 oz. package and…

    • Backpack Blowers Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

      Backpack Blowers Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

      Shindaiwa Kogyo Co. Ltd. Japan along with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a voluntary recall of Shindaiwa’s backpack leaf blower. The Shindaiwa blower models concerned are models EB630 and EB630RT. All models up to serial #7025018 are included.The affected backpack blowers are outfitted with plastic shells that can melt, allowing exhaust fumes to exit from beneath the…

    • Man Says He Found Fried Mouse in Bag of Chips

      Man Says He Found Fried Mouse in Bag of Chips

      Jack Hines stated that he was eating some Frito-Lay chips on Tuesday, when he came across a fried mouse. Frito-Lay Inc. says that it will investigate the man’s claim, but the company’s spokesman said Frito-Lay is “very skeptical” of the claim after the company was sent a picture of the rodent.The spokesman, Jared Dougherty, says that most of the time if a “foreign object” enters a bagged…

    • Burger King Switching to Trans-Fat-Free Oil

      Burger King Switching to Trans-Fat-Free Oil

      Burger King, the world’s second largest hamburger chain, announced Friday that it will be switching to trans-fat-free oil in all U.S. stored by the end of next year. Burger King stated that they have already been using the trans-fat oil in hundreds of their stores, but they want all restaurants to have the healthier alternative.BK uses mostly cooking oil for french fries and the majority of…

    • Two Women Killed in Shreveport Car Accident

      Two Women Killed in Shreveport Car Accident

      A car accident, Friday, at 3:45 pm, claimed the lives of two women when the vehicle they were traveling in flipped several times on Interstate 12 in Walker, just east of Baton Rouge.The 2000 Ford Explorer was traveling west on I-12, pulling a trailer that had possibly blow out, according to police.The driver, 48, and the passenger, 20, were both ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at…