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Aug 30, 2018

Rubber Critter Toys Recalled for Excessive Lead Paint Levels

Rubber Critter Toys Recalled for Excessive Lead Paint Levels

Tens of thousands of rubber critter toys in the shapes of animals are being recalled for excessive lead levels in their orange and yellow paint. BSN Sports sold the 31,200 units nationally through catalogues...

Aug 30, 2018

Accord Health Issues Recall of Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets

Accord Health Issues Recall of Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets

Accord Healthcare Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Hydrochlorothiazide tablets USP, 12.5 mg, because of a labeling mix-up. The medication is used to treat high blood pressure.

Aug 30, 2018

Hundreds of Nasal Products for Kids, Adults Recalled

Hundreds of Nasal Products for Kids, Adults Recalled

An over-the-counter health and beauty product manufacturer supplying medicines to retailers across the country has expanded its voluntary nasal product recall to include all nasal products and baby oral gels --...

Aug 30, 2018

1 Dead in NY, 17 Sick in 4 States in Kosher Chicken Outbreak

1 Dead in NY, 17 Sick in 4 States in Kosher Chicken Outbreak

Seventeen people in four states have come down with salmonella-related illnesses from kosher chicken, and one person in New York has died, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said Wednesday.

Aug 28, 2018

Children's Advil Recalled Over Label Mix-Up, Overdose Fears

Children's Advil Recalled Over Label Mix-Up, Overdose Fears

A children's Advil product is being recalled after consumers complained that the dosage instructions on the label are written in different units than what is on the dosage cup. Pfizer Consumer Healthcare...

Aug 28, 2018

50 Adult Meds Added to National Recall With 32 Kids' Items

50 Adult Meds Added to National Recall With 32 Kids' Items

King Bio has announced it is pulling all of its water-based products across all brands, amounting to more than 50 products intended to treat virtually every ailment from migraines to allergies, amid a national...

Aug 27, 2018

Salmonella Outbreak May Be Linked to Empire Chicken: Feds

Salmonella Outbreak May Be Linked to Empire Chicken: Feds

A possible salmonella contamination has prompted the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to issue a health alert on Empire Kosher brand raw chicken items.

Sep 20, 2018

Nissan Recalls Cars, SUVs Due to Risk of Fire

Nissan Recalls Cars, SUVs Due to Risk of Fire

Nissan recalled more than 215,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. due to a fire risk and is advising people to park the vehicles outdoors in rare cases. An anti-lock brake pump can leak brake fluid onto a circuit...

Aug 23, 2018

32 Children's Medicines Recalled Over Contamination Concerns

32 Children's Medicines Recalled Over Contamination Concerns

King Bio is recalling 32 children's medicines due to a possible microbial contamination. The North Carolina-based company, which makes homeopathic drugs, announced Wednesday that a small percentage of...

Aug 23, 2018

Vornado Recalls Space Heaters Following Death, Fire Reports

Vornado Recalls Space Heaters Following Death, Fire Reports

Vornado Air is continuing to recall thousands of electric space heaters after a man died in a fire involving one of the devices.

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