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Thousands of lunch boxes being recalled

Published: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 @ 4:58 PM
Updated: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 @ 4:58 PM

Thousands of lunch boxes are being recalled. 

The California Innovations CI Sport lunchbox have a freezer gel pack that can leak, posing a serious hazard if it is ingested.

The lunch boxes were sold at Costco stores from up until 2008. If you have one of them, do not use it and return it to Costco for a full refund.

Water Balz toys recalled

Published: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 @ 11:40 AM
Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 @ 11:40 AM

There is a toy recall that needs attention before you wrap Christmas gifts.

Water Balz and its other varieties like Growing Skulls, H2O Orbs and Fabulous Flowers are being recalled because of ingestion risk.

The toys absorb water and can expand 400 times their original size.

The voluntary recall happened after a baby needed surgery after swallowing one last year.

Bed Bath and Beyond, Hobby Lobby and Amazon.com are just some of the places that the toys were sold.

Salmonella prompts recall of Nestle product

Published: Friday, November 09, 2012 @ 5:11 PM
Updated: Friday, November 09, 2012 @ 5:11 PM

Nestle has recalled certain lots of its Nesquick Chocolate Powder drink mix over concerns that a certain ingredient may be contaminated with salmonella.

Nestle said it made the decision after Omya Inc., which supplies Nestle with calcium carbonate for the drink mix, issued a recall for certain lots of the ingredient over salmonella concerns.

Nestle said the recall covers 40.7 oz., 21.8 oz. and 10.9 oz. canisters of Nesquick. All of the recalled products bear an expiration date of "best before Oct. 2014." 

Animal snap bracelets recalled

Published: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 11:23 AM
Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 11:23 AM

Animal snap bracelets are being recalled because the metal on the snap band can wear through the fabric covering, exposing sharp edges.

The bracelets were sold at Cost Plus World Market and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store from September 2011 through February 2012.

Consumers are urged to return the product to the store where it was purchased for a full refund.

Toysmith has received eight reports of injuries, including lacerations.

Toyota recalls thousands of vehicles

Published: Friday, August 03, 2012 @ 6:38 AM
Updated: Friday, August 03, 2012 @ 6:38 AM

Toyota is recalling hundreds of thousands of vehicles in the United States.

The recall includes 760,000 RAV 4 SUVs with model years between 2006-2011. Also recalled are 18,000 Lexus HS 250-H models from 2010 because of a suspension problem that could cause crashes.

A Toyota spokesperson said the issues may be connected to nine crashes and three minor injuries in the U.S.

Dealers will repair the issue for free.