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Listeria Concerns Prompt Nationwide Hummus Recall

Lansal, Inc. has announced a voluntary recall on 14,860 pounds of their hummus and bean dip products effective across the country due to possible listeria contamination. Hummus and bean dip varieties involved in the recall include Target Archer Farms, Trader Joes, Tryst, and Giant Eagle. The affected products have “use by” dates between April and June 2014. All retailers and distributors have been contacted by Lansal, Inc. to remove the affected product. Consumers should ...

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IKEA Expands Recall Of Popular Kid's Room Product After Baby's Death

Swedish furniture giant IKEA is recalling millions of children's SMILA lamps following the death of a toddler who choked on the lamp's cord. Another toddler was injured.  According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 23 million SMILA lamps were sold worldwide, in eight different models. The bright and colorful light fixtures were popular in children's rooms and nurseries because they can be easily wall-mounted while still plugging into a regular outlet. Description ...

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800,000 Baby Video Monitor Batteries Recalled

Uh oh! Summer Infant has recalled more than 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard.According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the batteries can overheat and rupture, potentially burning users.So far, Summer Infant has received 22 reports of overheating - including several incidents of smoke and minor property damage.Here's what parents need to know:1. The products affected by the recall are the batteries ...

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Massive Car Seat Recall: What Parents Need To Know

Last month Graco issued one of the largest car seat recalls in history due to a harness buckle issue, and now popular baby product manufacturer Evenflo is recalling 1.3 million convertible car seats and booster seats for a similar problem.According to company's website, the harness crotch buckle "may become resistant to unlatching over time." So far, they haven't received any reports of injury and the seats do meet all federal crash ...

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Wal-Marts Recalls 174,000 Dolls That Can Burn

Watch out for the "My Sweet Love/My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care" doll - she babbles, she coughs... she burns?!?Wal-mart has recalled 174,000 of the dolls because the toy can cause burns. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the problem stems from a circuit board in the doll's chest that can overheat, causing the surface of the toy to get hot and burn someone.So far, the company has received ...

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The Incredible Ice Hotel That Inspired Elsa's "Frozen" Palace

Do you want to build a snowman? (More importantly, have you learned all the words to the song yet?)Like everyone else in the world, we're totally obsessed with Disney's smash hit animated musical Frozen. So to celebrate the big release on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD, we took an amazing trip to Quebec, Canada along with the film's directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee. We toured the Hôtel de Glace, which ...

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Fitbit Recalls More Than 1 Million Wristbands Over Allergic Reactions

Yikes! One of the season's hottest holiday gifts - the Fitbit Force wireless activity tracking wristband - is the subject of a MASSIVE recall after thousands of people experienced skin irritation and allergic reactions from the wristband.Last month, Fitbit issued a voluntary recall of the product, stating that "a small percentage" of users suffered skin irritation from prolonged use (note, consumers were encouraged to wear the wristband as much as possible while awake).On Wednesday ...

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Graco Recalls 3.7 Million Child Car Seats

In one of the largest recalls of its kind, the baby product company Graco has recalled more than 3.7 million child car seats and is contesting a government request to recall nearly 1.8 million more, according to CNN.What's the danger? An issue with the harness buckle that can be difficult to unlatch or get stuck entirely. This can make it difficult or impossible to remove the child quickly in an emergency ...

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Hot Pockets Recalled Because They Might Have Diseased Animal Meat

Today in the worst news ever, Nestlé USA’s Prepared Foods Division has announced a recall of my very favorite frozen treat.Why?  Because Hot Pockets ® Philly Steak & Cheese sandwich might, MIGHT be made with the meat of "diseased and unsound animals." Oh God, I ate one last night.  The sandwiches (if that's what you want to call a frozen hunk of crust, meat and cheese with a hot lava center) were recalled because ...

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