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HealthNews RoundUp - 1st Week of November  2021




CPSC Recalls


Recall On Design Within Reach Arc Collection Furniture



The CPSC and Design Within Reach announce the recall of  Design Within Reach Arc Collection Furniture.  These include the Cafe Chairs, the Lounge Chairs, the Barstools, the Cafe tables, the Coffee tables, and the Bar tables.  The surface paint on all of the pieces in this collection fails to meet federal safety standards for lead.  Children exposed to these pieces are at risk for lead poisoning.  About 200 pieces of this furniture have been sold.  If you have one of them, immediately stop using it and contact Design Within Reach at 1-800-338-2107 or via email at


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Meridian Ottomans Are On Recall



The CPSC and Meridian are recalling Meridian Ottomans.  The gold or silver metal band around the base has sharp edges that create a laceration hazard.  About 7,800 of these ottomans have been sold nationwide online at Wayfair, Amazon, and Hayneedle, and at 200 stores of their nationwide.  If you own one of these ottomans, immediately stop using and contact Meridian Furniture at 1-800-808-0015 or via email at to request a prepaid mailing package and shipping label to return the product.  In the alternative,  provide Meridian with photographic evidence that you have disposed of or destroyed of the product in order to receive a full refund.


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Recalled Are Magnussen Nova Series 5-Drawer Chests



The CPSC and Magnussen have recalled Magnussen Nova Series 5-Drawer Chests, Model B1428-10.  These tall chests are unstable unless anchored to the wall and they create tip-over and entrapment hazards for children.  About 13,200 chests were sold in the US and about 2,520 were sold in Canada.  If you have one of these chests, stop using it unless it is anchored properly to the wall.  Contact Magnussen at 1-833-748-0210  or email at for a refund.


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Tactec™ Plate Carriers On Recall



The CPSC and 5.11 Inc have recalled Tactec™ Plate Carriers, style number 56100.  The quick release cable may separate from its handle preventing timely, safe removal of the carrier in an emergency situation.  About 45,170 of these weight carriers have been sold nationwide at 5.11 Stores, Rogue Fitness, Galls, Kroll International, and other retailers as well as online at  Immediately discontinue use of these recalled plate carriers and contact 5.11 by phone at 1-866-451-1726 or online at to receive a free replacement cable.


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Recalled Are myCharge Powerbanks Lithium Ion Batteries



The CPSC and myCharge now recall myCharge Powerbanks Lithium Ion Batteries.  These batteries, as is the case for all large lithium ion batteries, may overheat, ignite, sometimes explode, and create fire, burn, and significant injury hazards.  About 67,000 of these batteries were sold at Best Buy, Brainstorm, Hirsch Gifts, Hudson News, InMotion, Lapine, Power Sales, Projector World, and Target stores nationwide, and through the U.S. Marine Corps/Navy Exchange as well as online at, and  If you bought one of these batteries, stop using it and contact myCharge at 1-888-251-2026 or via email at to obtain a refund as an electronic voucher for the full purchase price plus a 25% bonus that you can redeem on


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Mercury Glass Cabinet Knobs Are Recalled



The CPSC and Liberty Hardware recall Mercury Glass Cabinet Knobs.  The knob’s glass stem may fracture and create a laceration hazard.  About 38,000 of these knobs were sold at Home Depot stores nationwide and online at,,, and  If you purchased these cabinet knobs, immediately remove them and stop using them.  Contact Liberty Hardware at 1-844-811-4541 or via email at


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FDA Recalls



Recall on Dole Garden Salad Sold Under Various Brands



The FDA and Dole Fresh Vegetables now recall garden salads sold under the following brands: Dole, Marketside, Kroger, and Salad Classics with best if used by 10/25/21.  These salads are contaminated with listeria monocytogenes.  This bacterium causes serious and sometime fatal infections in the very young, elders, and those who are immunosuppressed.  Listeria also causes miscarriages and stillbirths.  These salads were sold in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.  If you have any of these salads, do not consume them but discard them and call the Dole Consumer Center at 1-800-356-3111 to arrange a refund.


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MaryRuth’s Liquid Probiotic For Infants Is Recalled



The FDA and MaryRuth’s are recalling MaryRuth’s Liquid Probiotic For Infants.  This product is contaminated with pseudomonas aeruginosa. This bacterium can cause a serious gastroenteritis and sometimes severe sepsis in the very young and in those with immunosuppression.  If you bought this product, do not give it to your baby.  Contact MaryRuth’s at 1-800-210-0813 nor via email at to determine if the product you have is dangerous and to arrange for a refund,


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Recall On Bobo’s Almond Butter Protein Bars



The FDA and Bobo’s have recalled Bobo’s Almond Butter Protein Bars with a best buy label of 5/15/2022.  These protein bars contain undeclared peanuts.  If ingested by those with peanut allergies, the product may trigger a serious and sometime life-threatening allergic reaction.  The bars were sold nationwide at Target stores.  If you bought this product and a peanut-allergic, do not consume it.  Return it to the point of purchase for a refund.  For additional information, contact Bobos’s allergic by email at or by phone at 1-303-938-1977.


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Cedars Organic Mediterranean Hummus Is Recalled



The FDA and Cedar’s are recalling  Cedar’s Mediterranean Hummus with a best by date of December 12, 2021.  The product has an incorrect back label and undeclared pine nuts.  Those allergic to pine nuts may develop serious or life threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products.  This product was sold in The product was distributed in Massachusetts, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Oregon, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arizona, Colorado, Wisconsin, Maryland, Ohio, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Missouri, Maine, New York, Kansas, Alabama, Tennessee, and Minnesota.  Do not consume this hummus.  Return it to the point of purchase for a refund.  For more information, contact Cedars at 1-978-509-4183.


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