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August 2013 Product Safety Recalls

08/29/2013 CPSC: Build-A-Bear is voluntarily recalling stuffed animal toys because the stuffed animal’s eye can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

08/28/2013 CPSC: Baby Jogger is voluntarily recalling car seat attachment devices that attach the car seat to a stroller because the support bars can fail, posing a fall hazard.

08/27/2013 FDA: Amport Foods is voluntarily recalling milk chocolateraisins candy because the milk chocolate peanuts were mistakenly packaged as milk chocolate raisins.

08/25/2013 FDA: Kroger is voluntarily recalling Break ‘n Bake chocolate chip cookie dough because the peanut butter cup cookie dough was mistakenly packaged as chocolate chip cookie dough.

08/24/2013 FDA: Dove Chocolate Discoveries is voluntarily recalling dark chocolate-covered fruit candy collection boxes because some boxes may contain undeclared nuts.

08/21/2013 CPSC:  HALO is voluntarily recalling SleepSack wearable blankets with pink satin flowers because the flower petals can detach, posing a choking hazard.

08/20/2013 CPSC: Klever Kids is voluntarily recalling children’s pajamas because they fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear.

08/20/2013 CPSC: Apple Park is voluntarily recalling children’s two-piece loungewear pajama sets because the garments fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear.

08/18/2013 FDA: See’s Candies is voluntarily recalling dark chocolate blueberry candy because they contain undeclared milk.

08/16/2013 FDA: Justin’s is voluntarily recalling maple almond and chocolate hazelnut butter jars due to the presence of metallic fragments in the unpackaged butter.

08/15/2013 CPSC: IKEA is voluntarily recalling KRITTER and SNIGLAR junior beds because the metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed frame can break, posing a laceration hazard.
Number of Products: 22,000

08/15/2013 CPSC: JP Boden in voluntarily recalling boys’ and girls’ sandals because the cork sole can detach, posing a fall hazard.
Number of Products: 900

08/15/2013 FDA: Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling sour cherry and blueberrycrostatas due to the use of an egg wash that was undeclared on the product label.

08/07/2013 CPSC: Toysmith is voluntarily recalling light-up frog and duck toys because the metal pin at the bottom poses a choking hazard.

08/08/2013 CPSC: Big Lots is voluntarily recalling tabletop torches because once lit, the torches can flare up and emit lamp oil, posing fire and burn hazards.

08/08/2013 CPSC: Holgate Toys is voluntarily recalling playmat sets because the wheels of the cars can detach, posing a choking hazard.

08/08/2013 CPSC: Giant Bicycles is voluntarily recalling XtC bicycles and seatposts because the seatposts can crack, posing a fall hazard.

08/06/2013 CPSC: Glideaway is voluntarily recalling Sleepharmony Metal Youth Beds in pink because the paint exceeds the legal lead limits.

08/06/2013 FDA: Heeren Brothers Produce is voluntarily recalling Athena cantaloupes because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

08/02/2013 FDA: Evershing International Trading is voluntarily recalling ginger candy because of elevated levels of lead.

08/01/2013 CPSC: Cannondale is voluntarily recalling Slice RS bicycles and framesets because the brake pads can loosen and break, posing a fall hazard.

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