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Two Million Potentially Dangerous Calphalon Knives Recalled

Newell Brands has announced the recall of more than two million of their defective Calphalon brand knives after learning that thousands have been breaking during use, which has allegedly caused the injury of 27 consumers. Another 7,100 knives were sold and recalled in Canada. The cookware seller told U.S. authorities that the handles on some of their knives can break off, leaving the blade exposed. Although the injuries were not reported to be life threatening and no extremities were lost, several owners of the faulty Calphalon cutlery required trips to the ER to stitch together their open wounds. The knives were manufactured in China then imported and distributed by Calphalon, which is located in Atlanta, Georgia.

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SodaStream Recalls 58,600 Explosive Bottles; Can Burst Under Pressure

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Product Safety News: SodaStream Recalls 58,600 Explosive Bottles SodaStream, the Israeli based beverage and carbonation company, has issued the recall of around 51,000 plastic bottles sold in the United States over concerns that they might explode.  SodaStream told U.S. authorities that the blue tinted one-liter bottles with a blue cap and blue base “can burst […]

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Target Recalls Strollers, Benches, and Scooters Due To Fall Hazards

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Product Safety News: Target Recalls Strollers, Benches, and Scooters After receiving 26 reports of children sustaining injuries from one of their products, Britax Child Safety Inc. has announced the recall of 717,000 strollers in North America. At the time of the recall Britax told the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that they’ve found 1,337 strollers […]

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Restoration Hardware Recalls 2,700 Tables Connected to Four Lead Poisonings

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Restoration Hardware Recalls 2,700 Tables Connected to Four Lead Poisonings The California based home-furnishing company, Restoration Hardware, has had a tough start to the year. After one recall in January and a subsequent recall in February, the publicly traded company learned that four children from two separate homes had elevated levels of lead in their […]

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Chairs Can Allegedly Turn into a Shocking Hazard; La-Z-Boy Recalls 2,700

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Chairs Can Allegedly Turn into a Shocking Hazard; La-Z-Boy Recalls 2,700 Electronic chairs designed to help people rise to their feet can reportedly induce an electric shock while the power supply is in operation. Authorities have identified an enclosure that can crack, exposing a seated individual to the chairs main power source. Those power supplies […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Florida Supreme Court Rejects Daubert, Medical Malpractice Expert Witness Rules to the Extent They are Procedural

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BREAKING NEWS: The Florida Supreme Court Rejects Daubert and Medical Malpractice Expert Witness Rules to the Extent They are Procedural Yesterday, the Florida Supreme Court rejected both the Daubert standard and the medical malpractice same specialty requirement “to the extent” each one “is procedural.”  This ruling is a major victory for consumers. Back in 2013, […]

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Petsmart Dog Food Recalled; Pieces of Metal Found in Grreat Choice Chicken & Rice Adult Dog Food

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Product Safety News: Pieces of Metal Found in PetSmart Dog Food Two months after Cuisinart recalled millions of food processors over concerns that pieces of metal could break off into consumer’s food, PetSmart is recalling their Grreat Choice Adult Dog Food for the same reason. Dog owners are being told to immediately return the Chicken […]

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Apple Investigates iPhone 6 Plus that Allegedly Went Up in Flames

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Apple Investigates iPhone that Allegedly Went Up in Flames As smartphones continue to progress, the battery must keep pace. This means that the smartphone’s main source of energy, lithium-ion, must increase its capacity. But without proper engineering the material can become unstable. As seen in Samsung’s million phone recall, an unstable battery can lead to […]

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Disney Nightlights & Magic Wands Recalled Over Potential Electrical Fire Hazard

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Disney Recalls Nightlights & Magic Wands One month after recalling thousands of Mickey & Minnie Mouse toddler hoodies, two more products with Disney’s iconic characters have been recalled. In early February, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc. announced the recall of approximately 3,000 Mickey Mouse nightlights after one reportedly caused an electrical fire. A […]

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Takata Airbag Update: BMW Recalls 230,000 Additional Vehicles

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Takata Update: BMW Recalls 230,000 Additional Vehicles Last week, BMW announced the recall of an additional 230,000 vehicles over concerns that they may have defective Takata inflators. The German automaker told U.S. authorities that they recently discovered that some of Takata’s faulty inflators had been used as a replacement part in certain older vehicles after […]

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