While it might be refreshing to drink a refreshing cold beverage delivered by an equally cold metal straw, it’s much less enjoyable when that straw becomes a stabby thing that can cut your mouth. [More]
A company called GSI Outdoors is recalling about 6,700 kids’ insulated water bottles sold exclusively at L.L. Bean stores. Why? Because children shouldn’t be handling toxic lead. [More]
National Beef Packing Company is recalling a 25 tons of ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. No, we didn’t forget that we already ran this story in mid-June: this is a second and entirely different recall that’s twice as large. [More]
Fire, Falling, and Lead, oh my! Here are the latest product recalls:
From the recall notice: “The lighting fixtures could fall from their lamp posts…This poses a risk of injury for persons beneath the lighting fixtures.”
Lego is recalling 358.000 LEGO EXPLORE Super Trucks because the wheels could detach, leaving exposed metal that has resulted in “serious puncture wounds.”
Tiffany & Co, of breakfast fame, has been fined for failing to tell the government about a potentialy hazardous silver teething rattle.
• Just make sure your kids eat the lunch, not the box. [ABC] “FDA Warns Lunch Box Makers About Lead”
Being born with a silver spoon in your mouth poses a choking hazard, reports the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Owning any of these products may kill you.