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HealthNews RoundUp - 3rd Week of July 2022



CPSC Recalls



Segway Fugleman Utility Terrain Vehicles Pose a Fire Hazard



The CPSC and Segway Powersports have recalled Fugleman UT10E and UT10X Utility Terrain Vehicles.  These UTVs have a cockpit rear panel located between the seats that may overheat with the melted plastic creating a fire hazard.  About 1100 of these vehicles were sold at Segway Powersports dealers.  If you bought one of these UTVs discontinue using it and contact your Segway Powersports dealer to arrange for a free repair including the installation of larger heat shields.  For more information, contact Segway Powersports at 1-877-628-0202.


#segway #utilityterrainvehicles #overheating #fires #burns #recall

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John Deere Lawn Tractors Have Wheel Defects



The CPSC and Deere & Co. have recalled John Deere X380 and X390 Lawn Tractors.  These vehicles have defective wheel hubs that lead to problems with propulsion and braking creating crash and injury hazards.  About 160 of these vehicles were sold in the US and about 30 were sold in Canada.  Stop using these recalled lawn tractors and contact your authorized John Deere dealer to schedule a free repair.  If you require more information about this recall, contact Deere & Co. at 1-800-537-8233.


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Universal Broadmoore Cayden 9-drawer Chests Are Tipsy



The CPSC and Samson International have recalled Universal Broadmoore Cayden Gentleman’s 9-drawer chests.  Unless these dressers are firmly anchored to a wall, they are prone to tip over leading to entrapment hazards, injuries, and death.  About 5400 of these dressers were sold exclusively at Costco stores and online at  If you bought one of these dressers and believe that it is not securely anchored to a wall, unload it and place it away from children.  You then have several options.  You may return the item to any Costco store for a full refund.  Alternatively, contact Samson International at 1-800-357-0701 or via email at for a full refund or for a free tip-over restraint kit with a free in-home installation.


#cayden #drawerchest #tipover #entrapment #injury #death #recall

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Shake Look Touch book with Pom-Poms Can Choke



The CPSC and Scholastic are recalling Shake Look Touch book with pom-poms.  The pom-poms may detach and create a choking hazard for young children.  About 185,700 of these children’s books were sold in the US an about 1500 were sold in Canada.  The Scholastic company is recommending that any purchasers of this book cut off the pom-poms.  After you do, you can receive a $10 gift card by registering at where you can upload a photo showing that you have removed the pom-poms.  For more information, contact Scholastic toll-free at 1-888-724-1872.


#scholastic #shakelookbook #pompoms #foreignbody #choking #children #recall

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Laars Heating Systems Residential Atmospheric Gas-fired Boilers May Poison You



The CPSC and Laars Heating Systems have recalled Laars Heating Systems Residential Atmospheric Gas-fired Boilers branded as Laars Mini-Therm JX and Bradford White Brute Min. A blocked vent temperature switch could malfunction, release gases including the odorless and colorless carbon monoxide that creates a risk of asphyxiation and death.   If you have these boilers installed in your home or business, contact the Laars Heating Systems Company by phone at 1-888-454-3223 or via email at to have a certified technician install necessary modifications.  If you must continue to use the boiler while awaiting the repairs, employ working carbon monoxide monitors on ever level of your home or business.


#laars #gasboiler #carbonmonoxide #poisoning #asphyxiation #death #recall

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Yamaha Kodiak 700 All-Terrain Vehicles Dangerously Overloaded



The CPSC and Yamaha Motorsports are recalling Model Years 2021 and 2022 Kodiak 700 All-Terrain Vehicles.  These ATVs lack a mandated “Maximum Loading Limit” label facilitating unintentional overloading of the vehicle and towing excessively heavy loads that create crash and injury risks.  About 3500 of these ATVs were sold at Yamaha Motorsport dealers.  Contact Yamaha at 1-800-962-7926 or your Yamaha dealer to request an appropriate trailer towing and hitch weight label.


#yamaha #kodiac #atv #overloading #crash #injury #recall

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Kid’s Tales Children’s Pajamas A Fire Risk



The CPSC and Kid’s Tales have recalled Kid’s Tales Children’s Pajamas composed of 95% cotton and 5% elastane.  These garments do not meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear and create a risk of burn injuries for those children wearing them.  About 9100 sets of PJs were sold online at  If you bought these garments, do not permit your children to wear them.  To obtain a refund, email Kid’s Tales a photo of the garment cut in half using the email


#kidstales #pajamas #flammable #burns #recall

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RIO Swinging Hammock Chairs Collapse Too Easily



The CPSC and ShelterLogic are now recalling RIO-branded Swinging Hammock Chairs.  The legs of these chairs collapse easily due to improper insertion of pins during assembly.  About 786,000 of these hammock chairs were sold at Blain’s Farm & Fleet, Camping World, Costco, Lowe’s and Tractor Supply Company stores nationwide and online at,,, and as well as other websites.  Stop using these chairs until you have received revised instructions for their proper assembly and safe pin insertion.  To receive these instructions, contact ShelterLogic at 1-888-635-3359 or via the email at or you may download them at


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iMOONZZZ Children’s Nightgowns Are Flammable



The CPSC and iMOONZZZ have recalled iMOONZZZ Children’s Nightgowns composed of 95% cotton and 5% spandex.  These garments do not meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear and create a risk of burn injuries for those children wearing them.  These nightgowns were sold online at  If you bought these garments, do not permit your children to wear them.  To obtain a refund, email iMOONZZZ a photo of the garment cut in half using the email


#iMOONZZZ #nightgowns #flammable #burns #recall

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Mohnark Lidocaine 4% Topical Anesthetic Cream Isn’t Child-safe



The CPSC and Mohnark Pharmaceuticals have recalled Mohnark Lidocaine 4% Topical Anesthetic Cream.  This product contains the local anesthetic lidocaine and is not sold in child-resistant packaging as mandated by the federal Poison Prevention Packaging Act.  About 9000 units were sold online at and  If you bought this product, store it out of reach of children.  Contact Mohnark Pharmaceuticals at 1-866-611-5206 for instructions regarding product disposal and a refund.


#mohnark #lidoscaine #packaging #children #poisoning #recall

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FDA Recalls


Enjoy Life Baked Snacks Are Dangerously Crunchy



The FDA, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and Enjoy Life Natural Brands, LLC are recalling a select list of Enjoy Life Baked Snacks that likely contain hard plastic fragments.  The products include: Soft Baked Snickerdoodle Cookies, Soft Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies, Soft Baked Double Chocolate Brownie Cookies, Soft Baked Sunseed Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies, Soft Baked Monster Cookies, Sunseed Crunch Chewy Bars, Caramel Blondie Chewy Bars, Soft Baked Fruit & Oat Breakfast Ovals in Apple Cinnamon, Chocolate Chip Banana, and Berry Medley flavors, Rich Chocolate  Brownie Bites, Salted Caramel Brownie Bites, and Soft Baked Cookies in the Amazon Variety Pack. The affected products have Best by Dates of January through March of 2023.  If you have any of these products on your shelves, discard the product but keep the packaging and contact Enjoy Life at 1-855-543-5335 to obtain information regarding a refund as well as general info about the recall.


#enjoylife #snacks #foreignbodies #lacerations #recall

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Chicken Dog Treats Contain Pathogenic Bacteria



The FDA and Stormberg Foods are recalling Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips Dog Treats, Billo’s Best Friend Chicken Breast Strips Dog Treats, and Green Coast Pets Chicken Crisps Dog Treats. These products have contamination with salmonella bacteria.  This pathogen can trigger gastroenteritis in your dogs with infection spread throughout their bodies.  You can also contract a salmonella infection by handling these dog treats.  The affected products have expiration dates in June, 2023. If you have have these treats, don’t give them to your dog.  Contact Stormberg via email at or by phone at 1-919-947-6011 with your product information to receive proper disposal and refund information.


#stormberg #chickendogtreats #salmonella #infection #recall

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Tovala Gochujang-Glazed Salmon and Pork Bowls Have Nuts



The FDA and Tovala of Chicago are recalling Tovala Gochujang-Glazed Salmon and Pork Chop Bowl prepared meals.  These products have undeclared peanuts.  Those with allergies to peanut could develop serious and life-threatening allergic reactions should they consume these salmon or pork chop bowls.  The affected products are marked with Enjoy by Dates of 7/11/22 through 7/14/22.  If you have these products and have peanut-allergic persons in your household, immediately dispose of them.  For more information about the recall and refunds, contact Tovala at either, or by phone at 1-312-818-4437.


#tovala #salmonbowl #porkchopbowl #peanuts #allergies #recall

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Hy-Vee, Inc. and Mealtime Potato Salads Have Germs



The FDA and Hy-Vee Inc. are recalling Hy-Vee, Inc. and Mealtime branded Potato Salads, all varieties and all sizes.  These products are contaminated with an as-yet unidentified bacterium.  These products were sold at Hy-Vee Drugstore, Dollar Fresh Market locations, and Hy-Vee Fast and Fresh convenience stores in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.  Do not consume these potato salads and return them to the place of purchase for a refund.  For more information, contact Hy-Vee Customer Care at


#hyvee #mealtime #potatosalad #bacteria #infection #recall

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Raw Frozen Primal Patties for Dogs Beef Formula Contaminated



The FDA and Primal Pet Foods are recalling Raw Frozen Primal Patties for Dogs Beef Formula with a lot number of W10068709 and a best buy date of 5/22/2023.  This pet food is contaminated with listeria monocytogenes.  Though listeria rarely causes disease in dogs, the animals may be carriers and pass the bug on to humans.  Handling this contaminated dog food or contacting surfaces on which it has been placed may also trigger an infection in humans.  This pet food was sold in Maryland, Georgia, Texas, and British Columbia.  If you bought this product and have it in your freezer, do not feed it to your dog and dispose of it.  For information about refunds, call Primal Pet Foods at 1-800-742-1312.


#primal #dogfood #listeria #infection #recall

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Bumble Bee Smoked Clams Contain Forever Plastics



The FDA and Bumble Bee Foods, LLC have recalled Bumble Bee Smoked Clams.  FDA testing of this product detected unsafe levels of PFAS, short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.  These synthetic organic chemicals, so-called forever chemicals since they accumulate in the human body as well as in the environment, have been associated with elevated cholesterol, high-blood pressure and pre-eclampsia in pregnant women,  childhood developmental problems, impaired immunity, liver malfunction, and cancer.  If you bought these clams, discard them or return them to the point of purchase.  For questions about the recall or refunds, contact Bumble Bee Consumer Affairs at 1-888-295-3627.


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Favorite Day Lavender Shortbread Cookies Mislabeled



The FDA and J&M Foods announce the recall of Favorite Day Lavender Shortbread Cookies.  A total of 1464 boxes were actually packed with chocolate chip cookies.  As a result, the packaging fails to list the presence of soy or egg allergens.  Those with soy or egg allergies could develop nasty allergic reactions after ingesting these chocolate chip cookies masquerading as lavender shortbread cookies.  The affected lot, BB 18Apr2023, was sold nationwide at Target stores.  If you purchased this product, contactTarget at 1-800-440-0680, or J&M Foods at 1-800-264-2278 for a refund.


#favoriteday #lavendershortbreadcookies #soy #egg #allergies #recall

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Natreve French Vanilla Wafer Sundae Flavored Vegan Protein Powder Contains Milk



The FDA and Natreve have recalled Natreve Vegan Protein Powder with a French Vanilla Wafer Sundae Flavor.  This product contains trace amounts of of milk.  Those with milk allergies could develop a severe or life-threatening allergic reaction after ingesting this product.  The affected lots are #46359 and #46360.  If you or a household member are milk allergic, return this product to the store for a refund.  If you have questions about the recall, email Natreve at


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Launch Sequence Aphrodisia and Euphoria Capsules Are Unapproved Drugs



The FDA and Loud Muscle Science, LLC have recalled Launch Sequence Aphrodisia and Euphoria Capsules.  These dietary supplement products are contaminated with tadalafil, the active ingredient in the erectile dysfunction prescription drug Cialis, and is thus considered an unapproved drug with unproven safety or effectiveness.  Tadalafil is a phosphodiesterase and may produce dangerously low blood pressures if it interacts with nitroglycerin or guanylate cyclase inhibitors.  These products were sold online by Amazon and Ebay.  If you bought this product, don’t use it and return it to the place of purchase.  For more information contact Loud Muscle Science at 1-631-270-4188 or the e-mail


#launchsequence #supplement #tadalafil #nitroglycerin #hypotension #recall

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Little Bear Whole Vidalia Onions are Listeria-Contaminated



The FDA and A&M Farms have recalled Little Bear Whole Vidalia Onions.  This produce is contaminated with listeria monocyogenes.  This bacterium causes severe and possibly life-threatening infections in the very young, frail elders, and in those with weakened immune systems.  These onions were sold at: Wegman’s stores in Rochester, NY, in Massachusetts, and in Pennsylvania; as well as at Publix stores in Florida and Georgia.  If you bought these onions, return them to the place of purchase.  For more information, contact A&M at 1-912-585-2058.


#littlebear #vidaliaonions #listeria #infection #recall

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