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Oct
29
2016
Oct 29, 2016

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I know, I know. It’s been a while (see my earlier post) but hey, at least I’m posting. Now, I realize I’ve fallen so behind on posts that a significant number of recalls have been issued that I really can’t go back to or this would be the longest list of recalls EVER. So, hopefully, those of you who want to know about recalls have signed up for those updates directly in your own email. Here’s a highlight of recent things that have been going on in the recall world.

Reading material: from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Skin Patch to Treat Peanut Allergy Shows Benefit in Children

Reading material: from the FDA – Mammography: What You Need to Know

In Canada – IKEA Canada recalls IKEA SNIGLAR Cribs
Reason for recall: Physical Hazard Click here for more details

In Canada – Recall Re-Issue: Spirit Halloween recalls Feather Angel Wings
Reason for recall: Flammability Hazard Click here for more details

In Canada – Recall Re-Issue: Spirit Halloween Recalls Feather Witch Women’s Hat
Reason for recall: Flammability Hazard Click here for more details

In Canada – Inliten, LLC. Recalls Sylvania 50 Red LED C6 String Lights
Reason for recall: electrical hazard Click here for more details

In Canada – 2 blue ducks recalls Dr. Seuss Footed Sleeper – Thing 1 & Thing 2 – 9 Months
Reason for recall: Flammability Hazard Click here for more details

In Canada: Crownplace Brands recalls Kerosene Lamp Burners
Reason for recall: burn and fire hazard Click here for more details

In Canada – M Herman Co. Inc. recalls wick lighters (with no brand name
Reason for recall: fire and burn hazard Click here for more details

In Canada – Food Recall Warning – Mr. Christie’s brand Arrowroot Biscuits
Reason for recall: potential off-taste Click here for more details

In Canada – Food Recall Warning – Soylent brand Food Bar
Reason for recall: reported illnesses Click here for more details

In Canada – Geomagworld SA Recalls Geomag PRO Magnetic Construction Sets
Reason for recall: well, how do I put this without being too graphic…think accidental swallowing of the magnet balls. Then imagine what magnets naturally do. Yep. Click here for more details.

In Canada – Spirit Halloween Recalls Spirit brand 100 Purple String Lights
Reason for recall: Electrical Hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada – Peter John M. Distributions Inc recalls guzzie+Guss safety gates and safety gate extensions
Reason for recall: Choking Hazard, Chemical Hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada – Spirit Halloween Recalls Pumpkin and Skull Tiki Torches
Reason for recall: Chemical Hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada – Tot Wearhouse Wholesale recalls Sili Pearls Gumball Teether & Soother Clips
Reason for recall: Choking Hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada – Benjamin Strollers recalls Cambrige Cribs
Reason for recall: Physical Hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada- Cardinal Gates recalls Stairway Special Safety Gate
Reason for recall: Choking Hazard, Chemical Hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada – Dollarama recalls Water Balloon Pumps
Reason for recall: Laceration Hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada – Sherwood Marketing LLC recalls 3 Squares Rice and Slow Cookers
Reason for recall: Fire Hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada and the U.S. – Husqvarna recalls Certain Lawn Mowers with Briggs & Stratton Engines
Reason for recall: Laceration Hazard Click here for more details.

DO YOU HAVE A COMPLAINT ABOUT A PRODUCT?

Remember, I can only give you a snapshot of all the recalls that come out. Be vigilant and make sure you go directly to the source!

Health Canada – how to report a consumer product. If you experience an incident with a consumer product, you need to know how to report it. Click here to read more.

In the United States, if you have a complaint about a particular medicine, medical device, or food product, contact the FDA. Click here to read more.

Problems with E-Cigarettes, Vape Products, Hookah, Cigarettes or Tobacco? Tell FDA

Stay tuned to ThingsThatWeDo.com. We’ll continue to keep you all posted of product recalls and safety tips!

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Sep
30
2016
Sep 30, 2016

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It’s been a while but no surprise that yes, there are recalls. Be sure to check out the recent recalls below and be sure to sign up to receive recalls directly in your own email inbox. I can only give a snapshot in time!

Reading material: from the FDA – 4 Medication Safety Tips for Older Adults

Reading material: from the FDA – Guidance for Industry: Labeling of Infant Formula

Reading material: from the FDA – Antibacterial Soap? You Can Skip It — Use Plain Soap and Water

In Canada and the U.S. – Frontier Co-op recalls Aura Cacia Milk & Oat Bath Products
Reason for recall: elevated microorganism count Click here for more details

In the U.S. – Small Battery Drive and Small Battery Drive II Adaptor and Light Adaptor by DePuy Synthes
Reason for recall: Class I Recall – Possible Explosion Risk Click here for more details

In Canada – Salewa North America, Inc. recalls Dynafit Khion Ski Boots
Reason for recall: fall hazard Click here for more details

In Canada – Flos recalls Skygarden Halogen Pendant Light Fixtures
Reason for recall: dome on the light fixture can detach and fall unexpectedly which means trouble if you’re nearby! Click here for more details

In Canada – Premier Tech Home & Garden Inc. recalls Alaskan Windshield De-Icer
Reason for recall: the recalled product is an aerosol can which might corrode which will cause its content to leak and make it useless Click here for more details

In Canada – Expanded Recall: Stoneridge Cycle Ltd. recalls Doodlezz Helmets
Reason for recall: the recalled products were sold with the inner foam liner in the helmet detached from the outer plastic shell. This could pose a head injury hazard Click here for more details

In Canada – L’écharpe Porte-bonheur Inc. recalls Chimparoo TREK and Chimparoo MULTI 2.0 baby carriers
Reason for recall: fall hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada – CARVER Srl Unipersonale recalls various natural oil finishes for wood
Reason for recall: Flammability Hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada – Sage Products LLC recalls various disposable skin-cleansing cloths
Reason for recall: possible microbial contamination Click here for more details.

In Canada – Loblaw Companies Limited recalls Joe Fresh® Baby Girls Winter Boots
Reason for recall: choking hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada – Protégé Casual recalls Propane Fired Outdoor Gas Fire Pit
Reason for recall: fire hazard (and not just because it’s a fire pit) Click here for more details.

In Canada – D&M Canada Inc. recalls HEOS 1 Go Pack Lithium Ion Rechargeable Batteries
Reason for recall: fire hazard Click here for more details.

In the U.S. – Kellogg Company Voluntarily Recalls Limited Number of Kellogg’s® Eggo® Nutri-Grain® Whole Wheat Waffles
Reason for recall: listeria Click here for more details.

In Canada and the U.S. – GE Appliances recalls GE Profile Harmony™ Top-Loading Clothes Washers
Reason for recall: fire hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada – Champion Power Equipment recalls CPE/Power Sports Receiver Hitch Bike Carrier
Reason for recall: the recalled product may fail by bending under certain circumstances, thus posing a safety risk Click here for more details.

In Canada – Xenith recalls certain Football Helmets
Reason for recall: potential head injury hazard Click here for more details.

DO YOU HAVE A COMPLAINT ABOUT A PRODUCT?

Remember, I can only give you a snapshot of all the recalls that come out. Be vigilant and make sure you go directly to the source!

Health Canada – how to report a consumer product. If you experience an incident with a consumer product, you need to know how to report it. Click here to read more.

In the United States, if you have a complaint about a particular medicine, medical device, or food product, contact the FDA. Click here to read more.

Problems with E-Cigarettes, Vape Products, Hookah, Cigarettes or Tobacco? Tell FDA

Stay tuned to ThingsThatWeDo.com. We’ll continue to keep you all posted of product recalls and safety tips!

Let others know about these recalls: it!

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Sep
18
2016
Sep 18, 2016
Sep
3
2016
Sep 3, 2016
Aug
19
2016
Aug 19, 2016

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Here we go, yet another recall post. It’s been a while, ’tis true, so please be sure to scan this list, make sure you’re not impacted. Then, do yourself a favour and register to receive recent recall updates directly. See links at the bottom of this post for more details.

Reading material: from the FDA – FDA Office of Women’s Health
College Women’s Social Media Toolkit Click to access the PDF kit

Reading material: from the FDA – Final Rule: Substances Generally Recognized as Safe

Reading material: from the FDA – Vaccines for Children: Information for Parents and Caregivers

In the U.S. – Sage Products Expands Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Comfort Shield Barrier Cream Cloths
Reason for recall: Microbial Contamination Click here for more details

In Canada – Dorel Juvenile Canada recalls swivel wheel jogging strollers
Reason for recall: fall hazard Click here for more details

In Canada – GSI Outdoors recalls Kids’ Insulated Water Bottles
Reason for recall: lead Click here for more details

In the U.S. – Oriental Packing Co., Inc. Issues Alert on Lead in Curry Powder
Reason for recall: lead Click here for more details

In Canada – Les Produits Arboréka Inc. recalls certain BOKA pacifier holders
Reason for recall: choking hazard Click here for more details.

In the U.S. – Rabbit Creek Products recalls certain flavors of bread, muffin and brownie mixes
Reason for recall: possible E.Coli Click here for more details.

In Canada – Roots recalls Roots Salt and Pepper® Cooper Beaver Romper
Reason for recall: choking hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada – Basis Science, Inc., and Intel Corporation recall Basis Peak Watches
Reason for recall: burn hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada and the U.S. – Dennis East International recalls Whiskey Glass and 4 Whiskey Stone Gift Set
Reason for recall: Laceration Hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada and the U.S. – Brown Jordon Services recalls Hampton Bay Fall River Swivel Patio Chairs
Reason for recall: fall hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada and the U.S. – Kohler Power Systems Recalls Portable Generators
Reason for recall: electrical hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada – Loblaw Companies Limited recalls President’s Choice® Vintage Popcorn Maker
Reason for recall: potential shock or fire hazard Click here for more details.

In the U.S.- Update: Gel Spice, Inc. Issues Expanded Recall of Ground Tumeric Powder
Reason for recall: elevated lead levels Click here for more details.

In the U.S. – Update: JM Exotic Foods, Inc. Recalls Ground Turmeric
Reason for recall: elevated lead levels Click here for more details.

In Canada – Swagway LLC recalls Swagway X1 Hands-Free Smartboard Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards
Reason for recall: burn hazard Click here for more details.

DO YOU HAVE A COMPLAINT ABOUT A PRODUCT?

Remember, I can only give you a snapshot of all the recalls that come out. Be vigilant and make sure you go directly to the source!

Health Canada – how to report a consumer product. If you experience an incident with a consumer product, you need to know how to report it. Click here to read more.

In the United States, if you have a complaint about a particular medicine, medical device, or food product, contact the FDA. Click here to read more.

Problems with E-Cigarettes, Vape Products, Hookah, Cigarettes or Tobacco? Tell FDA

Stay tuned to ThingsThatWeDo.com. We’ll continue to keep you all posted of product recalls and safety tips!

Let others know about these recalls: it!

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Aug
3
2016
Aug 3, 2016

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It’s been a while, I know, but well, here is a list of recent recalls that have been bouncing around. It’ll never be a comprehensive list which is why it’s so important for you to subscribe and get recalls directly but at least, it’s something to work with. See below for some reading material as well!

Reading material: from the FDA – Mercury Poisoning Linked to Skin Products

Reading material: from Health Canada – New safety measures for prescription codeine and hydrocodone to further restrict use in children and adolescents

In Canada – Arseno recalls children’s upper outerwear with drawstrings at the neck
Reason for recall: drawstring safety! Click here for more details

In Canada and the U.S. – Starbucks Coffee Company recalls Cold-to-Go Stainless Steel Straws
Reason for recall: possible injury hazard for young children. Think about it: stainless steel straws, moving children…you get the idea. Click here for more details

In the U.S. – Sage Products Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Comfort Shield Barrier Cream Cloths
Reason for recall: microbial contamination Click here for more details

In Canada – Sea Delight brand Blue Marlin Loins
Reason for recall: histamine Click here for more details

In the U.S. – Hampton Creek Issues Voluntary Recall of Mixes Containing Native Forest Coconut Milk Powder
Reason for recall: possible salmonella Click here for more details.

In the U.S. – Updated: Additional Package Codes Of Watts Brothers Farms Organic Mixed Vegetables, Organic Super Sweet Corn, and Organic Peas
Reason for recall: listeria Click here for more details.

In the U.S. – Gel Spice, Inc. Issues Alert on One Lot of Fresh Finds Ground Turmeric Powder
Reason for recall: Elevated lead levels Click here for more details.

In Canada, the U.S. and Mexico – Loot Crate Inc. recalls Infinity Gauntlet Oven Mitts
Reason for recall: burn hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada and the U.S. – Interlogix® recalls Personal Panic Devices
Reason for recall: wireless panic device may malfunction and that’s never a good thing during an emergency! Click here for more details.

In the U.S. – General Mills Expands Retail Flour Recall
Reason for recall: E-coli Click here for more details.

In the U.S. – Weis Markets issues voluntary recall for 30 bakery products
Reason for recall: possible small metal fragments in the sugar topping Click here for more details.

In the U.S. and Canada – Lorex Technology, Inc. recalls Lorex Care “N” Share video baby monitors
Reason for recall: burn hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada – Embrace Technologies Inc. recalls Little Lotus Swaddles and Sleeping Bags
Reason for recall: choking hazard Click here for more details.

In the U.S. and Canada – Cycling Sports Group Recalls 2010-2012 Cannondale Bad Boy and Bad Girl Bicycles
Reason for recall: fall hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada – Caramia Furniture Ltd. recalls Chelsea Six Drawer Dresser and Night Table
Reason for recall: entrapment hazard if product isn’t anchored Click here for more details.

DO YOU HAVE A COMPLAINT ABOUT A PRODUCT?

Remember, I can only give you a snapshot of all the recalls that come out. Be vigilant and make sure you go directly to the source!

Health Canada – how to report a consumer product. If you experience an incident with a consumer product, you need to know how to report it. Click here to read more.

In the United States, if you have a complaint about a particular medicine, medical device, or food product, contact the FDA. Click here to read more.

Problems with E-Cigarettes, Vape Products, Hookah, Cigarettes or Tobacco? Tell FDA

Stay tuned to ThingsThatWeDo.com. We’ll continue to keep you all posted of product recalls and safety tips!

Let others know about these recalls: it!

Copyright© 2016 ThingsThatWeDo.com. All Rights Reserved.

Jul
18
2016
Jul 18, 2016

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This is the first time in a very long time that I’ve done a post on recalls and the word Listeria doesn’t show up in every other recall.

Wow. Finally.

Having said that, it doesn’t mean I don’t have another batch of recent recalls to share. Remember, I only post a snapshot of what’s going on out there so if you want the latest recalls and updates make sure you sign up to get them directly in your inbox. See links at the bottom of this post!

Reading Material: FDA Takes Action against Zika Virus

In Canada – Updated Food Recall Warning – H. Van Wijnen brand Smoked Atlantic Salmon Filet Royal
Reason for recall: product may have Clostridium botulinum if sold refrigerated. Click here for more details

In Canada – Clorox recalls Liquid Plumr Slow Flow Fighter and Liquid Plumr Pro Strength Urgent Clear drain clog removers
Reason for recall: does not meet child-resistant packaging requirements Click here for more details

In Canada and the U.S. – Expanded Recall: Flushmate recalls Flushmate III Pressure-Assisted Flushing System
Reason for recall: the recalled products may burst and release stored pressure which can cause serious damage, including impact and laceration hazards and property damage. Click here for more details

In Canada – Food Recall Warning – Golden Dipt brand Jalapeño Breader
Reason for recall: E-coli Click here for more details

In Canada and the U.S. – Two Flavors of Betty Crocker Cake Mix Recalled
Reason for recall: possible E-coli Click here for more details.

p.s. here is a recall in Canada also for Betty Crocker: Betty Crocker Super Moist brand Cake Mix Rainbow Bit

In Canada – Ocean’s brand Flaked White Tuna and Solid White Tuna
Reason for recall: leaking cans Click here for more details.

In the U.S. – Continental Mills Recalls Blueberry Pancake Mix
Reason for recall: bacteria in the recalled products Click here for more details.

In Canada and the U.S. – HP Inc. Canada recalls HP Lithium Ion Batteries in HP and Compaq Notebook Computers
Reason for recall: E-coli Click here for more details.

In Canada – Fempro Consumer Products ULC recalls Incognito Intimate Wipes
Reason for recall: product contains a particular preservative exceeding allowable limits which may pose a significant risk of allergic reactions/skin irritations Click here for more details.

In Canada – Home Depot of Canada Inc. Recalls Hampton Bay Traditional Swing with Canopy

Reason for recall: possible injury when canopy is moved side to side instead of its intended front/back path Click here for more details.

DO YOU HAVE A COMPLAINT ABOUT A PRODUCT?

Remember, I can only give you a snapshot of all the recalls that come out. Be vigilant and make sure you go directly to the source!

Health Canada – how to report a consumer product. If you experience an incident with a consumer product, you need to know how to report it. Click here to read more.

In the United States, if you have a complaint about a particular medicine, medical device, or food product, contact the FDA. Click here to read more.

Problems with E-Cigarettes, Vape Products, Hookah, Cigarettes or Tobacco? Tell FDA

Stay tuned to ThingsThatWeDo.com. We’ll continue to keep you all posted of product recalls and safety tips!

Let others know about these recalls: it!

Copyright© 2016 ThingsThatWeDo.com. All Rights Reserved.

Jul
7
2016
Jul 7, 2016

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A new month, a new list of product recalls. At least this time, there’s a freebie and a few good reads.

Freebie from the FDA: If you live in the U.S. and want some free health and safety publications, look no further!Click here for more details

Have a good read – NEW from Health Canada’s Consumer Product Safety Program:
Canada Gazette, Part II publication of the Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations published on June 29, 2016. Make note: the regulations come into force December 29, 2016. Click here for more details

Have a good read from the FDA:
Raw Dough’s a Raw Deal and Could Make You SickClick here for more details

In the U.S. – General Mills Expands Flour Recall to Include Additional Dates from Last Fall
Reason for recall: E.coli Click here for more details

In Canada – Les Produits Arboreka recalls BOKA pacifiers
Reason for recall: choking hazard Click here for more details

In Canada – Masterchem Industries LLC recalls various Kilz Aerosol Primers
Reason for recall: flammability hazard Click here for more details

In Canada – IKEA Canada recalls PATRULL, PATRULL FAST and PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gates and safety gate extensions
Reason for recall: fall hazard Click here for more details

In Canada and the U.S. – IKEA Canada recalls IKEA Chests of Drawers
Reason for recall: entrapment hazard and it’s a huge recall. Sadly, there have been some fatalities in the U.S. Click here for more details.

In Canada – Canadian Tire Corporation Limited recalls MasterCraft Work Platform
Reason for recall: fall hazard Click here for more details.

In Canada – Arbonne International Distribution recalls “It’s A Fine Line” Liquid Eyeliner
Reason for recall: bacteria in the recalled products Click here for more details.

In Canada and the U.S. – HP Inc. Canada recalls HP Lithium Ion Batteries in HP and Compaq Notebook Computers
Reason for recall: potential burn and fire hazard Click here for more details.

In the U.S. – Bolthouse Farms Voluntarily Recalls Protein Beverages
Reason for recall: Possible Spoilage Click here for more details.

p.s. a similar recall was issued in Canada as well Click here for more details.

LISTERIA!

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Jun
22
2016
Jun 22, 2016

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Recalls and more recalls. Yes, that’s the way it goes. What I can’t get over is how many recalls still involve Listeria! Years ago, Listeria seemed like a fictional character in some long lost story that no one read. Now, it’s EVERYWHERE. Ugh.

In the U.S. – Molly & Drew Voluntarily Recalls Three Lots of American Original Beer Bread
Reason for recall: E.coli Click here for more details

In Canada – CTM International Giftware Inc. recalls Infinity Bamboo Torch
Reason for recall: product doesn’t meet labelling requirements Click here for more details

In Canada – Expanded recall: SamaN recalls LEGEND protective Tung oil
Reason for recall: product doesn’t meet labelling requirements Click here for more details

In Canada – Expanded Recall: Dollar Tree Canada recalls Doctor Playsets
Reason for recall: choking hazard Click here for more details

In Canada and the U.S. – STIHL Limited recalls Battery Powered Hedge Trimmer
Reason for recall: laceration hazard Click here for more details.

In the U.S. – Over-the-Counter Antacid Products Containing Aspirin: FDA Drug Safety Communication – Serious Bleeding Risk

Reading Material, anyone?

From the FDA: A New Partnership with Canada on Food Safety

From the FDA: The Facts on the FDA’s New Tobacco Rule

FDA to host a webinar on Monday, June 27, 2016, to review the Nutrition Facts Labeling Final Rules and what industry needs to know about the changes to Nutrition Facts labels and serving sizes.

LISTERIA!

Warning: this is a really long list and I know I didn’t even manage to include everything.

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Jun
13
2016
Jun 13, 2016

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Wow. Who knew so many recalls could take place in such a short span of time. Gosh, from mould build up to listeria central, I am overwhelmed! With all the listeria recalls, I’ve lumped them all to the bottom half of the post. Confession though, 90% of the way into all the posts on listeria I ran out of steam. The list just got so insanely long so please do yourself a favour and extra mindful of what you’re eating.

In Canada and the U.S.: Mayborn USA Inc. recalls Tommee Tippee Sippee Spill-Proof Cups
Reason for recall: mould build up Click here for more details

In the U.S. – Nature Made® Recalls Various Products
Reason for recall: Salmonella or Staphylococcus contamination Click here for more details

In Canada and the U.S. – Expanded Recall: Southwire Company LLC recalls Non-Contact Voltage Detectors
Reason for recall: burn hazard. I honestly don’t know what this product is but I’m guessing everyone that has one would recognize the name. Over 1 million were sold in the U.S. (much fewer in Canada) so please do take a look! Click here for more details.

In Canada: SamaN recalls LEGEND protective Tung oil
Reason for recall: the recalled products do not meet the labelling requirements Click here for more details

In Canada: Osprey Child Safety Products LLC recalls Poco AG, Poco AG Plus and Poco AG Premium Child Carriers
Reason for recall:fall hazard Click here for more details

In Canada: Jululu Bijoux recalls pacifier clips
Reason for recall: choking hazard Click here for more details

In Canada: Cyntur recalls Mini Lithium-Ion Jump Starter
Reason for recall: fire hazard Click here for more details

In Canada: Health Canada advises consumers about fire hazard associated with Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Electric Food and Bottle Warmer
Reason for recall: fire hazard Click here for more details

In Canada: Loblaw Companies Limited recalls Joe Fresh Baby Girls Denim Overalls
Reason for recall: choking hazard Click here for more details

In Canada and the U.S.: Debco Bag Distributors recalls Tonal Thirst 355 ml (12 oz) Ceramic Mug
Reason for recall: burn and laceration hazard Click here for more details

In Canada and the U.S.: Traxxas LP recalls X-Maxx Monster Trucks
Reason for recall: fire hazard. Click here for more details

In Canada: Loblaw Companies Limited recalls Joe Fresh® Boys Sports Sandals
Reason for recall: fall hazard Click here for more details

In Canada: Loblaw Companies Limited recalls Joe Fresh® Pre-Walker Footlets
Reason for recall: choking hazard Click here for more details

LISTERIA!

Warning: this is a really long list and I didn’t even manage to include everything.

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