New Zealand And Australia Recall Chinese-Made Formaldehyde Tainted Blankets

New Zealand And Australia Recall Chinese-Made Formaldehyde Tainted Blankets

The formaldehyde-tainting scandal over in New Zealand and Australia continues today with a recall of Chinese-made blankets that are so full of formaldehyde that they could cause skin or respiratory irritation, according to the Associated Press.

Wholesale firm Charles Parsons said the level of formaldehyde in the Superlux brand of blankets ‘may cause short-term skin or respiratory irritation.’

Boy Catches Fire After Wearing Pajamas With 500 Times The Safe Level Of Formaldehyde

Boy Catches Fire After Wearing Pajamas With 500 Times The Safe Level Of Formaldehyde

A New Zealand boy suffered third-degree burns after his Chinese-made pajamas, a brand recalled for containing 500-900 times the safe levels of formaldehyde, caught fire after he sat near a gas heater.

New Zealand TV Program Says Chinese-Made Children's Clothes Are Contaminated With Formaldehyde

New Zealand TV Program Says Chinese-Made Children's Clothes Are Contaminated With Formaldehyde

The New Zealand Ministry of Consumer Affairs is investigating claims made by a New Zealand television program that Chinese-made children’s clothes are contaminated with formaldehyde. The consumer watchdog program tested woolen and cotton clothes after receiving a complaint that a child had suffered an allergic reaction.

Millions Donated by Gareth Morgan, Benevolent Kiwi

Millions Donated by Gareth Morgan, Benevolent Kiwi

A New Zealand investment banker has donated $47 mil to charity.

Purplos: Disgusting New Zealand Purple Sausage

Purplos: Disgusting New Zealand Purple Sausage

Did you know carrots used to be purple? It’s true — their distinctive fluorescent oranginess was bred into them by Dutch carrot breeders in the 18th century. Likewise, did you know sausages are initially purple? Drive your fist through the loins of a squealing sow, then pull out a steaming spool. See? Gross, but truth is stranger than fiction.