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2.8M Bottles of Craft Paint Recalled for Possible Bacteria

Sargent Art warns people with weak immune systems could be at risk

(Newser) - No injuries or illnesses have yet been reported, but Sargent Art isn't taking any chances after finding that 13 different types of its craft paint may be contaminated with a harmful bacteria, Consumerist reports. Per a notice on the art supplier's site and one from the Consumer Product... More »

Tyson Foods Issues Chicken Nugget Recall

Customers found bits of plastic in their chicken

(Newser) - Tyson Foods Inc. says it's voluntarily recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports that "hard, white plastic" was found in some nuggets. The company based in Springdale, Ark., said Tuesday that the 5-pound bags of fully cooked panko chicken nuggets were sold at... More »

For Blue Bell, a Deja Vu Recall

Two flavors may be contaminated with listeria

(Newser) - Blue Bell is now about as synonymous with listeria as it is with ice cream—and apparently for good reason. Following a listeria outbreak last year and the discovery of the bacteria at one of its facilities in January, the company says it's voluntarily recalling two ice cream flavors... More »

You Might Need to Dump Your Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Certain boxes have been recalled

(Newser) - General Mills Inc. is recalling two flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix sold in the US and one flavor sold in Canada because they use flour that was recalled earlier because it could contain E.coli. The flavors include Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Party Rainbow Chip Cake Mix, which... More »

710K Hostess Snacks Recalled

Over the potential of undeclared peanut residue

(Newser) - If you have a peanut allergy, you may want to hold off on opening that box of Ding Dongs. Hostess is recalling 710,000 cases of some of its products over undeclared peanut residue they might contain, CBS News reports. In addition to Ding Dongs, the items being recalled include... More »

Sippy Cups Recalled After 68 Kids Get Sick From Mold

Certain Tommee Tippee Sippee cups are affected

(Newser) - Almost 70 kids have gotten sick thanks to sippy cup valves that can get moldy, prompting a recall of the cups involved, the Consumer Products Safety Commission says. More than 3 million Tommee Tippee Sippee cups are affected by the recall, CBS News reports, including the First Sips Transition cup,... More »

'Happy Manipulating!': Takata Emails Depict Tampering

'New York Times' reveals recently unsealed communications

(Newser) - Nearly 20 million vehicles have been recalled thanks to Takata airbags , which can explode and have been connected to eight US deaths. Now, the New York Times reveals internal emails that show Takata employees were manipulating testing data as far back as 2000—around the time the company introduced a... More »

Nearly 2K Pounds of Skippy Recalled

There might be metal shavings in the peanut butter

(Newser) - Would you like any metal shavings with your peanut butter? No? Then you might want to check that jar of Skippy in your pantry. Hormel Foods, maker of the peanut butter brand, is recalling 153 cases of 16.3-ounce-sized Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread because they might include... More »

Tiny Part Just Caused a Huge Recall of 1.5M Bikes

Malfunctioning generic lever is root of problem for bikes from 13 different brands

(Newser) - In 2011, Bicycling.com heralded the advent of disc brakes as the "biggest revolution in ride technology since integrated shifting," promising a safer, easier way to slow bikes down. But the safety part is now uncertain for some: The Consumer Product Safety Commission has ordered a recall of... More »

Kraft Recalls Cheese After Customers Choke

Company recalls tens of thousands of packages

(Newser) - Kraft cheese slices, aka "pasteurized prepared cheese product," were recalled on Friday after customers reported a choking hazard. The affected products are three- and four-pound packages of American and White American Kraft Singles with "best used by" dates of Dec. 29, 2015 through Jan. 4, 2016, and... More »

Nestle Could Lose Huge Market Over Noodle Scare

India seeks damages from multinational for first time

(Newser) - India is seeking damages from Nestle after reports of excess lead in its popular Maggi instant noodles sparked a nationwide recall, Reuters reports. The claim, filed by a government commission that represents consumers, marks the first time India has pursued damages from a multinational corporation. Since early May, several state... More »

Enter the Black Market for Blue Bell Ice Cream

You may be able to find it on Craigslist

(Newser) - Drugs and weapons, sure. What you don't expect to find on the black market: ice cream. After a listeria outbreak forced Blue Bell to recall its ice cream products, however, a black market for the items has indeed sprung up online, ABC News reports. A pint of the brand'... More »

Another Ice Cream Maker Recalls All Products

Listeria found in sample from Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

(Newser) - A second ice cream company has shut down production after health officials found listeria in a sample of its frozen treats. Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams of Ohio said on its website that it recalled all its frozen products after the discovery. The action follows a similar shutdown by Texas-based... More »

Blue Bell Creameries Recalls All Products

2 more ice cream samples test positive for listeria

(Newser) - Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall last night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria. The company "cannot say with certainty" how the bacteria was introduced to its... More »

Latest Listeria Recall: Sabra Hummus

No illnesses linked with Sabra recall, at least so far

(Newser) - About 30,000 cases of Sabra hummus sold nationwide are being recalled due to a possible Listeria contamination. Listeria is a food-borne illness that can cause high fevers and nausea in minor cases, but the infections can be fatal to people with weakened immune systems and young children, as well... More »

2 Kids Die in Bean Bag Chairs, Prompting Recall

Recall covers 2.2M zippered chairs from Ace Bayou

(Newser) - More than two million Ace Bayou bean bag chairs are being recalled after the company says two children died inside the cushy seats. A 13-year-old Texas boy and a 3-year-old girl in Kentucky are both suspected of opening the chair's zippers and climbing inside, where they were found suffocated,... More »

216K Strollers Recalled Over Amputation Risk

200K pacifiers also being recalled over choking hazard

(Newser) - Britax is recalling about 216,000 strollers because of a risk to partially amputate fingertips, break fingers, or cause severe lacerations, among other injuries, when pressing the release button while pulling on the release strap. Britax of Fort Mill, SC, has received eight reports of incidents including one partial fingertip... More »

Lululemon, Supplier War Over See-Through Pants

Manufacturer hits back after company blames it for issue

(Newser) - Lululemon's see-through yoga pants sound scandalous, and a scandal is what the company appears to have on its hands. The Taiwanese supplier of the pants is hitting back after the yogawear chain blamed its massive pants recall on the manufacturer. "All shipments to Lululemon went through a certification... More »

Lululemon's Big Headache: See-Through Yoga Pants

There will be a shortage, so brace yourself

(Newser) - Before you walk out the door wearing those Lululemon yoga pants, better check to make sure they're not see-through. The athletic wear company has pulled some of its black yoga pants from stores because the chain's signature fabric, Luon, came out too sheer, the Wall Street Journal reports.... More »

800K Baby Seats Recalled Due to Mold

16 infants treated for illness related to Fisher-Price product

(Newser) - Fisher-Price has issued a recall for more than 800,000 of its Rock N' Play Infant Sleepers due to a rather icky problem. The baby seat is prone to develop mold underneath its removable cloth cushion if the seat remains wet or goes uncleaned, reports the AP . So far, 600... More »

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