October 27, 2021

Walmart BH&G Aromatherapy Spray Recalled For Burkholderia

Four People Sickened - Two Have Died Walmart Better Homes & Gardens aromatherapy spray is being recalled for possible Burkholderia pseudomallei bacteria contamination, which causes melioidosis, a potentially fatal infection, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Four people, from Kansas, Minnesota, Texas, and Georgia, were sickened and two have died, including a child, after being infected with that pathogen. Better Homes & Gardens Aromatherapy Room Spray Suspected - Recalled The source of those infections has not been definitively confirmed by the CDC, but a bottle contaminated with Burkholderia pseudomallei,  the same type of bacteria that causes melioidosis, was found in the home of one of the patients who died of a melioidosis infection. Approximately … [Read more...]

Macy’s Recalls Martha Stewart Collection Oil & Vinegar Cruets

Macy's is recalling Martha Stewart Collection Oil & Vinegar Cruets because the bottles can break during use, which poses a laceration hazard. Macy's has received six reports of the glass cruets breaking, which caused three injuries. Two of the patients required stitches. The Martha Stewart Collection Oil & Vinegar Cruets were sold at Macy's stores nationwide and online at the Macy's website from June 2017 through June 2021 for about $22.00. The cruets were manufactured in China. The importer is Macy's Merchandizing Group Inc. of New York. The recalled product is Martha Stewart Collection Oil & Vinegar Cruet, which is a tapered clear glass vessel. The product has a square base and a metal open spout that fits tightly into the open neck of the bottle. The product has … [Read more...]

Ryan and Rose Cutie Spoovel Utensil Recalled For Choking Hazard

Ryan and Rose Cutie Spoovel children's eating utensils are being recalled. The handle on the utensil can break off while the child is using it, releasing small parts, which pose a choking hazard for young children. About 17,750 of these products were sold in the United States. And about 110 of the utensils were sold in Canada. This product was manufactured in China and was imported by Ryan and Rose LLC of Bartlett, Tennessee. The Cutie Spoovel is a transitional eating utensil for young children and toddlers. It is made from 100% food grade silicone, with a plastic core, and comes in a set of two in various colors, including gray and pink. The handle is "easy grip" and the sides of the scoop are elevated to avoid spills. The words "Cutie Spoovel" are printed on the back of the … [Read more...]

Zen Magnets and Neoballs Magnets Recalled For Ingestion Hazard

Zen Magnets and Neoballs Magnets are being recalled for ingestion hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Zen Magnets LLC is aware of two children who ate the magnets and needed surgery to remove the magnets and parts of their intestines and bowels. CPSC is aware of more reports of children and teenagers ingesting high powered magnets and needing surgery. A 19-month girl died after ingesting similar high powered magnets, but not these particular products. When two or more of these magnets are swallowed, they can attract each other or another metal object and become lodged in the digestive system. This can cause perforations, twisting or blockage of the intestines, infection, blood poisoning, and death. In 2014, a rule was issued by CPSC that magnet … [Read more...]

SOWTECH Espresso Machines Recalled For Possible Burn Hazard

SOWTECH Espresso Machines are being recalled for a possible burn hazard, according to a notice posted on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website. There have been 48 incidents of the  glass carafe breaking reported to the company, which resulted in five burn injuries. The recalling firm is LoHi Tech of Walnuts, California. The glass carafe can break while in use, which can burn anyone using the machine. The recalled item is SOWTECH Espresso Machines with model number CM6811. The machines are black and were sold with a glass carafe. "SOWTECH" is printed on large black type on the metal front panel, and "Model CM6811" is printed on a silver label on the bottom of the machine. They were sold online at Amazon.com and at the company's website from March 2017 through October … [Read more...]

Recall of Marijuana Products For Possible Salmonella Contamination in AZ

A recall of marijuana products is being issued in Arizona because these items may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria or Aspergillus, which is a type of mold or fungus. The Arizona Department of Health Services, through their lab auditors, found during a routine inspection of an independent third-party lab, that samples had tested positive for Salmonella and Aspergillus but were reported to dispensaries as free of contaminants. When the government discovered the issue, establishments took immediate action to remove the recalled products. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. Patients who have bought these potentially contaminated items should not ingest, inhale, or otherwise consume them. If you have already consumed any of these products and … [Read more...]

Barhee Fishing Hero Children’s Toy Recalled For Lead

Blue Star Trading Children's fishing toy called Barhee Fishing Hero is being recalled for violation of the federal lead content ban. This toy poses a lead poisoning hazard, according to a notice posted on the Consumer  Product Safety Commission web site. The product was sold exclusively on Amazon from February 2021 through April 2021 for about $30. Lead poisoning can severely affect health. Even small amounts of lead can cause serious health problems. Children under the age of six are especially vulnerable to this type of poisoning. Their mental and physical development can be compromised. At very high levels, lead poisoning can be fatal. Lead poisoning can be difficult to detect at first, since symptoms usually don't develop until dangerous amounts of this heavy metal have … [Read more...]

CamelBak Caps Recalled For Possible Choking Hazard

CamelBak Products of Petaluma, California is recalling CamelBak caps that were sold with Camelback's Podium and Peak Fitness water bottles because they can pose a choking hazard. A small silicone valve in the caps can come loose and detach during use and may be swallowed. While there have been fourteen reports of the valve coming loose in the cap and detaching, no injuries have been reported to the company to date. Three date codes of these products are included in this recall. About 46,000 of these CamelBak caps have been recalled in the United States. In addition, about 13,000 of the caps were sold in Canada. The date codes of these recalled caps are H19039, H19063, and H19175. The codes are printed on the underside of the cap. The water bottles were sold in a variety of colors … [Read more...]

Kalorik Pro Electric Steakhouse Grill Recalled For Shock Potential

The Kalorik Pro Electric Steakhouse Grill 1500F is being recalled because it may pose a shock hazard, according to a notice posted on the Consumer Product Safety Commission website. Incorrectly electroplated knobs on the grills can pose an electric shock hazard to users after the grill has fully preheated. There have been reports that five people received electric shocks from these grills, including three in the United States and two in Canada. The grill was manufactured in China. The importer is Team International Group of America Inc., doing business as Kalorik, of Miami Gardens, Florida. The recalled item is the Kalorik Pro Electric Steakhouse Grill 1500F, Model number KPRO Gr 45602. The grill has a stainless steel finish. The words "Kalorik Pro" are engraved on the front of … [Read more...]

IKEA Bowls Plates and Mugs Recalled For Burn Hazard

IKEA bowls plates and mugs are being recalled for a possible burn hazard, according to a notice on the Consumer Products Safety Commission recall page.  These products can become brittle and break, which can cause hot food or liquid to leak out, posing a burn hazard. There are 123 reports of breakage worldwide, including four reports of injuries, two of which required medical attention. There was one incident reported in the U.S., which did not cause an injury. Most of the injuries were burns that were caused by hot contents leaking out of the containers. About 148,000 of these products were sold in the United States, and about 11,40 were sold in Canada. The products were sold at IKEA store nationwide and online at the IKEA web site. They were available fo purchase from August … [Read more...]

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