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HealthNews RoundUp - 4th Week of December 2022

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CPSC Recalls

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Nova Home Bed Rails Cause Dangerous Entrapment

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/gnBHZcK6daU

 

The CPSC and Nova Medical Products have recalled Nova Home Bed Rails Model No. 6093.  The bed occupant may become entrapped within the bedrail or between the bedrail and the mattress side with risks of injury and asphyxiation.   About 20,000 of these bedrails were sold at AdaptHealth, San Diego Medical Supply, Bellevue Healthcare, CareLinc Medical Equipment & Supply, and medical supply stores nationwide.  Immediately discontinue use of these bedrails.  Contact Nova Medical Products at 1-800-557-6682 to arrange for a free repair, replacement, or more information about this recall.

 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2023/Nova-Medical-Products-Recalls-Adult-Bed-Rails-Due-to-Serious-Entrapment-and-Asphyxia-Hazards

 

#nova, bedrails #entrapment #injury #asphyxiation #recall

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Samsung Top-Load Washing Machines Short-Circuit

Vidcast: https://youtu.be/Y_ZibVNlnEY

 

The CPSC and Samsung are recalling Samsung’s top-load washers with super speed wash including model series WA49B, WA50B, WA51A, WA52A, WA54A, and WA55A.  These appliances may short-circuit and overheat creating fire and burn hazards.  About 663,500 washers were sold at Best Buy, Costco, The Home Depot, Lowe’s and other appliance stores nationwide and online at Samsung.com.  These washers connect to your home internet via which a software update to prevent the overheating should be downloaded and installed.  Stop using this washer until you have determined that your machine’s software has been updated.  Instructions for checking on your machine’s software version may be found on Samsung.com.  If you don’t have active internet at your home, contact Samsung at 1-833-916-4555 or online at samsung.com to receive a free thumb drive containing the software update that you install yourself.  The same contact points offer more information about this recall.

 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2023/Samsung-Recalls-Top-Load-Washing-Machines-Due-to-Fire-Hazard-Software-Repair-Available

 

#samsung #washer #overheating #fire #burns #recall

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Pillowfort Weighted Blankets Entrap Young Children

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/14afp2Kxo0s

 

The CPSC and Target are recalling Pillowfort Weighted Blankets.  Young children may become entrapped by unzipping and putting their heads within the blanket layers creating asphyxiation risks.  About 204,000 blankets were sold at Target stores and online at target.com.  Stop allowing your children to use these blankets and return them to the nearest Target store for refunds.  For more information contact Target at 1-800-440-0680 or online at target.com.

 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2023/Target-Recalls-Childrens-Pillowfort-Weighted-Blankets-Due-to-Asphyxiation-Hazard-Two-Fatalities-Reported

 

#target #blankets #entrapment #asphyxiation #recall

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Pacific Kid’s Bicycles Have Loose Handlebars

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/FCGuW-OhSrs

 

The CPSC and Pacific Cycle are recalling Pacific Igniter and Pacific Bubble Pop 20" kids’ bicycles.  The handlebars on these bikes easily loosen during use creating rider falls and injuries.  About 147,000 of these bicycles were sold at Target stores nationwide and online at target.com.  Stop your children from riding these bikes until you have received and used a repair kit that you obtain by contacting Pacific Cycle at 1-877-564-2261 or via email at customerservice@pacific-cycle.com.

 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2023/Pacific-Cycle-Recalls-Pacific-Kids-Igniter-and-Pacific-Bubble-Pop-20-Inch-Bicycles-Due-to-Fall-Hazard-Sold-Exclusively-at-Target

 

#pacificcycle #handlebars #loosening #accidents injuries #recall

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Nomad Battery-Powered Tankless Diving Systems Can Fatally Fail Divers

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/_o5DMI86lkE

 

The CPSC and Blu3 Inc. are recalling Nomad Battery-Powered Tankless Diving Systems with serial numbers ending in 4 digits from 0000 to 2700.  The compressor of this tankless diving air pump may fracture during use leading to insufficient air flows and drowning.  About 1300 of these diving systems were sold in the US and about 20 were sold in Canada at independent diving stores and online at diveblu3.com and amazon.com.    Immediately discontinue use of these diving systems and contact BLU3 Inc. at 1-833-703-5796 to schedule a free repair at an approved service center.

 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2023/BLU3-Recalls-Nomad-Battery-Powered-Tankless-Diving-Systems-Due-to-Drowning-Hazard-for-Divers

 

#nomad #divingsystem #compressor #airflow #drowning #recall

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GASGAS Off-Road Motorcycles Have Failing Engines

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/r8OF3pqpaUY

 

The CPSC and GASGAS Motorcycles North America Inc. have recalled 2022 GASGAS Off-Road Motorcycles.  The CDI, capacitor discharge induction, box on these cycles is incorrectly programmed leading to possible sudden engine failure, crashes, and injuries to riders and bystanders.  About 231 cycles were sold in the US and about 40 were sold in Canada at GASGAS Motorcycle dealers nationwide.   Immediately stop riding these recalled cycles and contact an authorized GASGAS Motorcycle dealer to schedule a free repair with replacement of the CDI box.  For more information, call GASGAS Motorcycles North America at 1-888-985-6090.

 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2023/KTM-North-America-Recalls-GASGAS=Off-Road-Motorcycles-Due-to-Crash-and-Injury-Hazards

 

#gassgas #motorcycles #cdibox #crashes #injuries #recall

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FDA Recalls

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Wegmans Organic Produce Has Bacterial Contamination

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/9xGPc_Ncyt0

 

The FDA and Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. are recalling Wegman’s Microgreens, Baby Kale, Baby Spinach, Sweet Pea Leaves, and Farm and Orchard Cat Grass.  This produce is contaminated with salmonella that may cause serious and life-threatening gastroenteritis and systemic sepsis in the very young, in older, frail persons, and in those with weakened immune systems.  The affected products were sold at Wegman’s Food Markets in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina.  If you bought any of these, return them to your Wegman’s Market service desk for a full refund.  For more information, contact Wegman’s at 1-855-934-3663.

 

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/wegmans-food-markets-inc-announces-voluntary-recall-products-containing-micro-greens-sweet-pea

 

#wegmans #oreganic #microgreens #kale #spinach #sweetpea #salmonella #infection #recall

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Melissa’s Pasta Para Duros Contains Wheat

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/nGntsVbQniM

 

The FDA and World Variety Produce, Inc.have recalled Melissa’s Pasta Para Duros.  This product contains undeclared wheat.  Those with wheat and gluten sensitivities and those with celiac disease may develop serious and life-threatening allergic reactions if they ingest this pasta.  This product was sold in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin.  If you bought this pasta, return it to the point of purchase for a refund,  If you have questions about this recall, contact World Variety Produce, Inc. at 1-800-588-0151.

 

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/world-variety-produce-inc-voluntarily-recalls-melissas-pasta-para-duros-12oz-because-it-contains

 

#melissas #pasta #paraduros #wheat #allergy #gluten #celiac #recall

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True Goodness by Meijer Plain Yogurt Alternative Has Nuts

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/YN51U4BFP5c

 

The FDA and Culture Fresh Foods are recalling True Goodness by Meijer Plain Yogurt Alternative.  This product contains undeclared almonds as containers labeled as oat-based actually contain almonds.  The affected lot is #2002. Those with an almond allergy could develop a serious and life-threatening allergic reaction after ingesting this yogurt alternative.  If you have an almond allergy, do not ingest this product but return it to the place of purchase for a refund.  For more information, contact Culture Fresh Foods, Inc. at 1-203-632-8433.

 

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/meijer-announces-allergy-alert-undeclared-almonds-true-goodness-oat-based-plain-yogurt-alternative

 

#truegoodness #yogurtalternative #almonds #allergy #recall

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Alpha Frozen Sandwiches and Burritos Contain Milk

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/CpmH_zHtxVQ

 

The FDA and The Miso Brothers, Inc. are recalling Alpha Meatless Breakfast Sandwiches and Burritos.  These products contain undeclared milk.  Those with milk allergies could develop a serious and life-threatening infection should they ingest these products.  If you purchased these products, return them to the point of purchase for a replacement or refund.  For more information about this recall, contact Alpha Foods via the email customerservice@eatalphafoods.com.

 

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/alpha-foods-issues-product-recall-due-undeclared-milk-meatless-burritos-breakfast-sandwiches

 

#alpha #frozensandwiches #frozenburritos #milk #allergy #recall

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Alsultan Baklava and Betefour Both Contain Undeclared Nuts

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/wFYXyTwqzPs

 

The FDA and Falcon Import and Export LLC are recalling Alsultan Sweets branded Baklava and Alsultan Sweets branded Betefour.  The baklava contains undeclared milk and wheat while the betefour contains undeclared cashews, pistachios, and almonds.  Those with allergies to milk, wheat, and tree nuts could develop life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products.  If you purchased any of these products, return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.  For additional information about this recall, contact Falcon at 1-571-276-7183.

 

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/falcon-import-and-export-llc-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-milk-wheat-mixed-alsultan-branded

 

#alsultan #baklava #betefour #milk #wheat #treenuts #allergies #recall

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Top of the Rockies Alfalfa Cubes Contain Deadly Bacteria

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/pDMpdOOHy7w

 

The FDA and Manzanola Feeds now recall Top of the Rockies Alfalfa Cubes.  This animal feed is contaminated with Clostridium botulinum.  This bacterium can trigger severe and fatal infections in animals.  The recalled product was sold in Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wisconsin.  The contaminated alfalfa cubes bear the following codes 111222, 111322, 111422, 111522 and 111622.  Do not feed these alfalfa cubes to your horses or other animals.  Avoid handling these cubes bare-handed and wear disposable gloves and a mask when disposing of the cubes and cleaning the feed bins in which they were stored.  Clean the bins with a 1:10 dilution of household bleach for 20 minutes.  For more information about this recall, call Manzanola at 1-719-462-5638 or reach the company via email at manzyfeeds@hotmail.com.

 

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/manzanola-feeds-recalling-certain-lots-top-rockies-alfalfa-cubes-due-possible-clostridium-botulinum

 

#topoftherockies #alfalfacubes #clostridium #infection #recall

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HEB Cat Food Has Bacterial Contamination

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/g7w_uyQCAG4

 

The FDA and TFP Nutrition have recalled HEB Texas Pets Indoor Complete Dry Cat Food manufactured on 11/13/2022.  This product has salmonella contamination.  It causes a gastrointestinal infection in the cats that may be severe but in some cases quite mild.  The infected cats may pass the salmonella to other animals or to humans who may develop gastroenteritis or more severe bacterial sepsis.  The product was sold in Texas at HEB retail stores.  Do not feed this product to your cat and wear gloves when handling this product with careful handwashing afterward.  If you bought this product, contact TFP Nutrition by phone at 1-800-560-9197 or via tfpnutrition.com/recall to obtain a refund or a replacement product.

 

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/tfp-nutrition-initiated-voluntary-recall-16-lb-bags-heb-texas-pets-indoor-complete-dry-cat-food

 

#heb #catfood #salmonella #infection #recall

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