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    • French Dip Powder Recalled By Johnny's Fine Foods

      French Dip Powder Recalled By Johnny's Fine Foods

      Johnny’s Fine Foods is conducting a nationwide recall of French dip powder and liquid because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
      Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes…

    • IKEA Sofa Sleepers Recalled

      IKEA Sofa Sleepers Recalled

      IKEA, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), voluntarily recalled IKEA Karlstad sofa-beds because the mattress and seat cushions fail to meet mandatory federal…

    • Recall: Wall Mounts Sold Exclusively At Best Buy

      Recall: Wall Mounts Sold Exclusively At Best Buy

      Milestone AV Technologies, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), announced a voluntary recall of 140,000 LCD television wall mounts because they can crack when…

    • Two More Women Die After Being Administered Gardasil

      Two More Women Die After Being Administered Gardasil

      Two young women who received the cervical cancer vaccine, marketed as Gardasil, died days after being administered the vaccine. These deaths are causing some in the U.K. to question next years plan to have thousands of school aged girls receive the vaccine. The two women who died were given the vaccine in Germany and Austria and their names have not been released.The two deaths follow the…

    • Keystone Manufacturing Co. and QVC Recall Convection Ovens with Rotisserie

      Keystone Manufacturing Co. and QVC Recall Convection Ovens with Rotisserie

      Keystone Manufacturing Co. and QVC, in conjunction with the CPSC, are recalling about 32,000 Cook’s Essentials Convection Ovens with Pull-Out Rotisserie and Deni Convection Ovens with Rotisserie because of fire and electrical shock hazards.Wires behind the control panel can overheat, posing fire and electric shock hazards. QVC has received 49 reports of incidents, including five minor burns,…

    • Los Angeles Salad Baby Carrots Recall – Shigella Taint

      Los Angeles Salad Baby Carrots Recall – Shigella Taint

      The Los Angeles Salad Company in conjunction with the FDA is recalling the company’s “Genuine Sweet Baby Carrots” with a Sell By date code up to August 16, 2007. The named product has been recalled because the carrots have been found to be contaminated with the bacteria Shigella.The baby carrots were sold under two labels: the first is “Los Angeles Salad Genuine Sweet Baby Carrots”, distributed…

    • Class 1 Recall of Thoratec TLC-II Portable Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Driver

      Class 1 Recall of Thoratec TLC-II Portable Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Driver

      The Thoratec TLC-II Portable Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Driver has been recalled by the FDA and the Thoratec Corporation because the VAD support for the patient’s circulatory system may fail. A Ventricular assist device is a mechanical pump that assists a person’s heart that is too weak to pump blood throughout the body itself. The VAD is used to give sufficient blood flow to the damaged…

    • Avandia May Add New Bone Warning to Label

      Avandia May Add New Bone Warning to Label

      Avandia, a drug used to treat type II diabetes, may receive a warning label that displays the increased risks of bone fracture found in a new study. Two tests demonstrated a link between the drug and broken bones in the hands and feet of women. It was found that men who used the drug for longer than 16 months had lower bone mineral density in their spine and hips than before taking…

    • Police Dog Finds Suspect, Bites Him

      Police Dog Finds Suspect, Bites Him

      A wanted man hiding in a crawl space beneath a house was flushed from his hiding space by a police dog, on Tuesday, and is now being treated at a Des Moines hospital for a dog bite.The man, 43, of Des Moines, hiding in a crawl space, didn’t respond when officers told him to come out. Officers then proceeded to spray pepper spray into the area and still the man did not respond. After two failed…

    • Children's Necklaces & Charm Bracelets Recalled for Lead Poisoning Hazard

      Children's Necklaces & Charm Bracelets Recalled for Lead Poisoning Hazard

      The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Cardinal Distributing Co., announced a voluntary recall of 900,000 children’s charm bracelets and necklaces. The paint on the jewelry contains high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested by small children, which can cause adverse health effects. To date, there have been no injuries reported. Consumers should immediately stop…