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Small Number of Pringles Chip Cans Recalled

Cylindrical cans of Pringles are a mainstay of American grocery store snack food aisles, but some Pringles chips will soon be pulled from store shelves before customers can even get a chance to pop them. Kellogg’s today announced a recall on certain 5.86-ounce cans of Pringles chips. The recall pertains to “Original”-flavored Pringles chips that may have been exposed to …

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Trader Joe’s Recalls Cold Salads and Wraps

Trader Joe’s is a grocery store that purposely only carriers a limited amount of products to give its shoppers an intimate shopping experience. They are usually located in quaint strip malls or in small stores that do not overwhelm their shoppers with hundreds of thousands of choices.  26 people were reported ill after eating products created by Glass Onion Catering. …

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Toyota Recall Affects 803,000 Vehicles, Company Warns of Possible Airbag Malfunction

Toyota has just announced a voluntary recall that affects more than 800,000 vehicles. The recall affects 2012-2013 models of the Camry, Camry Hybrid, Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, and the Venza. According to Toyota, the reason for the recall is an issue with the air conditioning condenser unit housing. In the worst case scenario, the issue could cause the car’s airbags to …

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Toyota Recalls Vehicles For 8th Time This Year

On Thursday, September 26, 2013, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. announced that they are recalling approximately 694,000 vehicles. The 2004-2005 and 2007-2009 models of Sienna minivans are being recalled due to a shift lever problem, mostly throughout North America. 615,000 vehicles are located in the United States, while 56,000 and 23,000 of them are located in Canada and Mexico, respectively. …

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Motrin Recalled Over Plastic Particles

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this weekend announced that McNeil Consumer Healthcare is recalling 200,000 bottles of Motrin Infants’ Drops. The product has been recalled over fears of possible contamination with “tiny” plastic particles. The plastic particles, measuring around the size of a poppy seed, were seen in a different lot that was not shipped. The 200,000 lots …

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Kroger Cookie Dough Recalled Due to Mispackage

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week that ConAgra Foods is recalling some Kroger-branded “Break ‘N Bake” chocolate chip cookie dough packages. Unlike other, more serious recalls of foods over possible contamination, the Kroger cookie dough recall is relatively benign. The cookie dough is being recalled over mispackaging concerns. Certain lots of the product, instead of containing …

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More Herbal Supplements Recalled Over Sibutramine

Over the past several weeks, the U.S. FDA has announced the recalls of several herbal weight loss supplements over undeclared ingredients. Products branded “Best Slim” and several Bethel Nutritional Consulting pills were recalled for actually having an active ingredient – sibutramine. Sibutramine was removed from the U.S. market in 2010 over safety concerns for those with heart issues. The substance …

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Iams Food Recall Includes Dry Dog & Cat Food

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued a recall for a variety of Procter & Gamble dry pet foods for both cats and dogs. The recall was made by P&G due to a possible Salmonella bacteria contamination. The company stressed that no Salmonella cases in pets have yet been traced to the recalled pet foods. P&G have released …

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More Weight Loss Pills Recalled by the FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this week recalled Bethel Nutritional Consulting’s “herbal” weight loss supplements for actually containing drugs. The sort of drugs that could increase blood pressure or cause “serious gastrointestinal disturbances.” Now the FDA has recalled even more unapproved weight loss pills for containing undeclared ingredients. The latest recall concerns a product called “Best Slim,” …

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Weight Loss Supplements Recalled Over Banned Ingredients

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Bethel Nutritional Consulting this week recalled the company’s “Quick Thin” and “Bethel Advance” products. The recall was issued due to the FDA finding banned substances inside the capsules. FDA tests on the products found that they contaned the substances Sibutramine and Phenolphthalein. Sibutramine has been linked to an increase in blood pressure …

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Millions of Blood Glucose Test Strips Recalled by the FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that Nova Diabetes Care has voluntarily recalled its glucose test strips. The recalled strips are marketed under the “Nova Max Blood Glucose Test Strips” and “Nova Max Plus Glucose Meter Kits” brands. The FDA estimates that the recall affects up to 62 million Nova test strips manufactured from December 2011 and …

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Chrysler Recalls Nearly 800,000 Vehicles For Airbag, Head-Restraint Flaws

Car manufacturer Chrysler Group this week issued two recalls for nearly 800,000 vehicles over airbag and head-restraint system flaws. One recall involves 282,000 minivans that have flawed airbag-control software. The software is programmed to deploy side airbags on the opposite side of a vehicle from the side that is impacted. Chrysler stated it is aware of three accidents and one …

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