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Arsenic found in products containing brown rice syrup

Foods containing high amounts of organic brown rice syrup have been found to contain dangerously high levels of arsenic, according to a study out of Dartmouth College. Researchers found that organic baby formulas, cereal bars, and energy shots with brown rice syrup have arsenic levels higher than the EPA allows in drinking water. Brown rice […] Read more

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Ikea recalls high chairs for falling risk

Ikea will recall 169,000 Antilop high chairs sold in the United States and Canada and an additional 1.2 million sold throughout Europe after the company received eight complaints of children falling out of the chair. Three of the eight children who have reportedly fallen suffered minor injuries. According to the complaints, the children fell out […] Read more

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Arsenic found in apple and grape juices

A Consumer Reports investigation, perhaps sparked by a startling episode of “The Dr. Oz Show,” has revealed dangerous levels of inorganic arsenic in apple and grape juices. Inorganic arsenic is a known carcinogen. It has been known to cause an increase risk of cardiovascular disease, immunodeficiencies, and type 2 diabetes. Inorganic arsenic has also been […] Read more

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Children’s toys recalled for choking hazard

Nearly 1.7 million Little Tikes toys have been recalled due to a potential choking hazard. The recall includes over-sized nails in eleven Little Tike Workshop tool set models and trucks. This is an expansion of a recall that was issued in 2009, in which 1.6 million toy nails made by Little Tikes were recalled. Little […] Read more

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Honda recalls nearly a million vehicles

Honda Motor Co. is voluntarily recalling 962,000 Honda Fits, CR-Vs, and City models to repair software and electrical defects with the power windows and computer equipment. Honda Fits made between October 2005 and 2009 are involved in the recall. The car company has stated that no reports of injuries or accidents have been caused due […] Read more

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Public Citizen demands recall of surgical mesh

The watchdog group, Public Citizen, has strongly urged the US Food & Drug Administration to recall surgical mesh used in patients with pelvic organ prolapse. The consumer advocacy group argues that the mesh product, made by Minneapolis-based Coloplast and American Medical Systems Inc., exposes women to serious risks and possibly permanent damage. Nearly 300,000 women […] Read more

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Recall of Dodge Rams issued by Chrysler for safety reasons

Chrysler recently issued a recall of some models of the Dodge Ram. The recall includes models of the vehicle that were manufactured from 2008-2011. The vehicles were recalled because it was found that the left tie rod ball stud fractured easily, causing the left front wheel to lose directional stability. This could then lead to […] Read more

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Quality Bicycle Products recalls bike racks for posing fall risks

Quality Bicycle Products, a bicycle manufacturing company based out of Minnesota, recently issued a recall of its Civia bike racks after it was found that the racks could potentially cause the bike rider to fall and become injured. The voluntary recall was announced on June 8th by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall was […] Read more