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HealthNews RoundUp - 3rd Week of June 2022





CPSC Recalls


Jungle Jumperoo Has Lead



The CPSC and the Jungle Jumperoo Company have recalled the Jungle Jumper. The yellow poles on this play structure have lead levels that exceed the federal safety standards.  Ingested lead is extremely toxic for growing children with adverse effects on their developing neurologic systems.  About 350 of only the large Jungle Jumperoo toys are involved in this recall, and they measure 77 inches in height and 55 inches in diameter.  They were sold at Amazon, Bed Bath and Beyond, Fun and Function, JungleJump, The Grommet, Flaghouse, and Wayfair.  If you have this toy at home, stop your children from using it.  Contact Jungle Jumperoo by phone at 1-888-980-5867 for details regarding safe disposal of the yellow poles and to arrange for free replacement of these poles.


#junglejumperoo #lead #poisoning #children #recall

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Activity Loops May Choke



The CPSC and the Manhattan Toy Company are recalling Activity Loops.  The tubes on these toys are prone to detach and release small plastic rings that create choking hazards for children.  About 2700 of these toys were sold in the US and about 472 were sold in Canada at specialty stores and online at  If you have these toys at home, take them away from your kids and return them to the place of purchase for a refund.  If you need more information or wish to return them directly to the company via prepaid shipping, contact the Manhattan Toy Company at 1-800-541-1345 or via email at


#manhattantoy #activityloops #foreignbodies #choking #children #recall

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Brompton Electric Bikes Have A Hazardous Mudguard



The CPSC and Brompton announce the recall of Brompton Electric Folding Bikes.  The mudguards on these bikes are located so close to the front wheel that many small objects may become trapped between the guard and the wheel and cause the wheel to lock up. That would create sudden decelerations, crashes, and injuries to the rider and bystanders.  About 2230 bikes were sold in the US and about 110 were sold in Canada.  If you have one of these bikes, contact an authorized Brompton dealer to arrange for a free repair that increases the clearance between the mudflap and tire.  For more information, contact Brompton at 1-800-578-6785 or via the email


#brompton #bicycle #folding #electric #mudguard #crash #injury #recall

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Spirit Halloween Black Lights Could Ignite



The CPSC and the Spirit Halloween company are recalling Spirit Halloween 48” Black Lights.  The bulbs are defective and may overheat, pop, and flash creating fire and burn hazards.  The model number is LT-B48P with a date code of 2021/06.  About 12,400 of these fixtures were sold during the 2021 Halloween season at Halloween stores and online at  Stop using this fixture and contact Spirit Halloween at 1-866-586-0155 or via the email to arrange a refund after sending a photo of the unit’s date code and to receive disposal instructions.


#spirithalloween #blacklight #overheating #fire #burns #recall

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Nautilus Treadmills Have A Mind Of Their Own



The CPSC and Nauilus are recalling Nautilus T616 and T618 Treadmills.  These units may power-up and begin rolling on their own creating fall and injury hazards for the user.  About 7300 of these treadmills were sold at Best Buy, Walmart and other stores nationwide and online at and  Stop using these treadmills until you have modified their firmware.  Contact Nautilus at 1-800-266-2108 to check if your unit is involved and to receive a free USB flash drive with a software upgrade and installation instructions.


#nautilus #treadmills #power #falls #injuries #recall

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Intimidator and Mahindra Branded Utility Vehicles Have Sticky Throttles



The CPSC and Intimidator have recalled Intimidator and Mahindra branded utility vehicles.  At low temperatures, the throttle cables on these UTVs may stick, and the vehicle’s brakes may be unable to stop and control the vehicle leading to crashes and injuries.  Also, certain 2022 Intimidator GC1K vehicles have defective onboard speed governing software that fails to restrict the speed to 15 mph if the operator’s seatbelt is disengaged. About 16,000 of these vehicle were sold nationwide.  If you have any of these vehicles, contact your Intimidator or Mahindra authorized dealer to schedule a free repair and to receive a software fix for the speed limiter.  For more information and to check whether your vehicle is included in this recall, phone Intimidator toll-free at 1-855-307-0933.


#intimidator #mahindra #utilityvehicles #throttle #crash #injuries #recall

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Hisense French Door Refrigerators Lose Their Doors



The CPSC and Hisense now recall Hisense French Door Refrigerators with Ice Makers.  The refrigerator’s door hinges are defective, and the French doors or door may fall off when opening the refrigerator creating an injury hazard for household members especially children.  About 55,200 of these refrigerators were sold in the US and about 78 were sold in Canada.  Immediately stop using these refrigerators if one or both doors fail to open and close easily.  Contact Hisense USA at 1-888-497-1189 for via email at to determine if your unit is on the recall and to arrange a free in-home inspection and repair of the refrigerator door hinges.


#hisense #refrigerator #frenchdoors #injury #recall

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FDA Recalls


Built Banana Cream Pie Puffs Protein Bars Are Buggy



The FDA and Built Brands LLC are recalling Built Banana Cream Pie Puffs Protein Bars.  This protein bar is contaminated with E. coli bacteria of an as yet undetermined strain.  E. coli causes a nasty gastroenteritis with nausea and vomiting and severe abdominal cramps.  About 4196 bars are potentially contaminated.  If you have one of these protein bars, don’t consume it.  Call the Built company at 1-801- 845-2991 or contact them via email at to arrange a refund.


#built #proteinbar #ecoli #gastroenteritis #recall

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Artri King Reforzado con Ortiga y Omega 3 Tablets on Recall



The FDA and Latin Foods Market have recalled Artri King Reforzado con Ortiga y Omega 3 tablets.  These over-the-counter arthritis and osteoarthritis dietary supplement tablets contain the undeclared NSAID diclofenac and the undeclared corticosteroid dexamethasone.  The presence of these ingredients make this supplement an unapproved drug with untested safety and efficiacy.  If you bought this drug, contact the seller for a refund and contact your healthcare team to discuss safe discontinuation of the supplement.  For additional information, contact Latin Foods Market by phone at 1-800-416-6099 or via  e-mail at


#aretriking #arthritis #nsaid #steroid #recall

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SnoreStop Nasal Spray Is Contaminated



The FDA and Green Pharmaceuticals have recalled SnoreStop Nasal Spray.  A batch of this product are contaminated with the bacterium Providencia rettgeri.  This bacterium can produce severe and life-threatening infections in the immunocompromised with less serious and more easily treatable infections in those with normal immune systems.  The lot involved is #2373/21222.  If you bought this spray, do not continue using it.  Contact Green Pharmaceuticals by phone at 1-805-388- 0600 or via e-mail at for additional information and refunds.  If you are having symptoms of infection, contact your healthcare team.


#snorestop #nasalspray #infection #recall

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Prairie City Bakery Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Ooey Gooey Butter Cakes are JIF Recalled



The FDA and Prairie City Bakery have recalled Prairie City Bakery Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Ooey Gooey Butter Cakes.  This product contains the already recalled JIF peanut butter.  About 50,220 individually wrapped cakes are contaminated with salmonella that causes a severe and possibly life-threatening gastroenteritis and systemic infections in the very young, elders, and in those with weak immune systems.  If you have these pastries, do not open the packages to either consume or handle the cakes.  Return the product to the place of purchase or dispose of it.  For more information, contact the Prairier City Bakery at 1-800-338-5122.


#prairiecity #peanutbutter #cakes #salmonella #infection #recall

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Allergy Be Gone For Kids Nasal Swab Remedy Has Nasty Bugs



The FDA and Buzzagogo Inc. announce the recall of Allergy Be Gone For Kids Nasal Swab Remedy.  This product is contaminated with yeast, mold, and the bacterium Bacillus cereus.  The lot involved is #2006491.  If an immunocompromised person were to use this product, a severe and possibly life-threatening bacterial or fungal infection could result.  Do not use this product and dispose of any remaining product.  For more information and a refund, contact Buzzagogo, Inc. by phone at 1-800-963-2861or via the e-mail


#allergybegone #nasalswabremedy #fungus #bacillus #infection #recall

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Fresh Garden Highway Protein Power Snack Is PB Recalled



The FDA and the F&S Produce Co. are recalling Fresh Garden Highway Protein Power Snacks.  This product contains the salmonella-contaminated JIF peanut butter.  These snack packs were sold at Walgreen’s stores in New Jersey and New York.  If you have this product at home, return it to the place of purchase for a refund.  For more information, contact F&S Product at 1-856-391-7122 or


#freshgardenhighway #proteinsnacks #peanutbutter #jif #salmonella #recall

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Taharka Brothers Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream Has JIF



The FDA and Taharka Bros are recalling Taharka Brothers Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream.  This product was make with the Smucker Company’s JIF salmonella-contaminated peanut butter.  It was sold in Maryland and the Washington DC regions by Streets Market, Green Valley Marketplace, Eddies of Roland Park, Good Food Markets Santoni’s, Graul’s Market, and Geresbecks.  Don’t consume this ice cream but return it to the place of purchase or to a Taharka Brothers store.  For more information or a direct refund, call Taharka Brothers Ice Cream at 1-410-698-2738 or reach them via the email


#taharka #icecream #peanutbutter #jif #salmonella #recall

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Urban Remedy Organic Revitalizing Tea Tonic Strawberry Hibiscus Rose Could Give You Hepatitis



The FDA and Urban Remedy have recalled Urban Remedy Organic Revitalizing Tea Tonic Strawberry Hibiscus Rose.  The strawberries in used to make this product are possibly contaminated with the Hepatitis A virus.  This virus is a contagious virus that causes a liver infection that may range from mild and short-lived to severe and lengthy.with possible progression to liver failure.  The product was sold in: CA, NM, VA, CO, WA state, OR, CO, NY, PA, AZ, IL, OH, MD, WI, TX, WY, MO, ME, KY, MI, NC, MA, NE, and UT.  If you purchased this product, do not consume it but return it to the place of purchase.,  If you consumed it or have been exposed to someone who did, consult your healthcare team for possible vaccination, testing, and treatment.  For more information, contact Urban Remedy at 1-855-875-8423 or via the email


#urbanremedy #teatonic #strawberry #hepatitisA #infection #recall

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