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Safety Round Up (Sept. 6) - Latest Recalls & Kids Safety News - Outside The Box

Safety Round Up (Sept. 6) – Latest Recalls & Kids Safety News

  • 6th September 2012

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Latest Food Recalls
For for information on all food related recalls please contact:
CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday) or visit CFIA

GLATT’S brand GROUND BEEF and GROUND VEAL – September 1 – E. Coli Risk
This recall effects the following Glatt’s brand meat:

Lean ground veal
Lean ground beef
Medium ground beef
Medium ground beef Club Pack

The products were sold at various retailers in the province of Quebec.  Please go here for more specific information as to which products to watch for.

Halloween Costume Recalls:

With Halloween right around the corner it’s not surprise that Halloween costume recalls are abundant.  Here are some to watch out for:

“Alterego” Leopard Costumes – Flammability Risk

This leopard costume comes in girl’s and women’s sizes.  There have been 1955 of them sold at Value Village across the country. They were sold from August to November 2011.  Consumers are advised to not wear or let their children wear the costume.

Here are the UPCs to watch for:

  • Girl’s Size 4-6 UPC: 4897021634118
  • Girl’s Size 8-10 UPC: 4897021634095
  • Girl’s Size 12-14 UPC: 4897021634101
  • Women’s Size Small UPC: 4897021637508
  • Women’s Size Medium UPC: 4897021633678
  • Women’s Size Large UPC: 4897021637515.

Children’s Ladybug Halloween Costumes – Flammability Risk

This costume was sold across Canada under the Danson Decor brand.  460 of the costumes were sold between September 2010 and July 2012.  Comsumers are advised to dispose of the costume.

The costume bears the UPC 062615615710.

Rubie’s Let’s Pretend Garden Fairy costume- Flammability Risk

An unknown number of the costumes were sold across Canada in novelty stores from April 2010 to August 2012.  Consumers are warned to dispose of the costume.

Here are the UPCs to watch for:

  • Toddler UPC: 883028261239
  • Small UPC: 883028261253
  • Medium UPC: 883028261260

Adult “Eye Candy” Fallen Angel Deluxe Costume – Flammability Risk (wings)

This is an adult costume.  Abourt 329 of them were sold across Canada from September 2011 to August 2012.  Consumers are advised to dispose of the wings immediately.

UPCs to watch for:

  • Women’s size Small UPC: 019519037483
  • Women’s size Medium UPC: 019519037490
  • Women’s size Large UPC: 019519037506
  • Women’s size Extra Large UPC: 019519037513
  • Women’s size XX Large UPC: 019519037520

That’s it for the costume recalls for now.  I’m sure there will be more coming in the weeks ahead.

Other recalls:

Mother’s Touch Baby Bather and Deluxe Baby Bather- August 29, 2012 – Fall Risk

This is another one of those “common sense” recalls.  Apparently if you try to transport your baby in the seat the headrest may fold and the baby can fall.  But you wouldn’t do that would you?

Here are the effected model numbers:

  • 08020
  • 08050
  • 08054
  • 08070
  • 08401
  • 08404
  • 08405
  • 08650
  • 08655
  • 08659
  • 08754
  • 08940
  • 08944

For safety sake, even though I know you have more common sense than to transport your little one around the house in a bath seat, you can contact Summer Infant for a repair kit.  You can visit their website here for more information:  Summer Infant Recall Information

Mr. Coffee BVMC-KG1 Single Cup Brewer- August 30, 2012 – Burn Hazard

“A build-up of steam in the water reservoir can force the brewing chamber to open and expel hot coffee grounds and water, posing a burn hazard.”

The effected model numbers and UPCs are:

BVMCKG1-033 UPC 072179231608
BVMCKG1C-033 UPC 072179231844
BVMCKG1B-033 UPC 072179232001
BVMCKG1R-033 UPC 072179232100

The machines were sold in Canada from March 2011 to August 2012 and in the US from September 2010 to August 2012.  Consumers are warned to stop using these models immediately.  You can contact the company and a new machine will be sent to you.

You can contact the company here:  Mr. Coffee Recall

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This article has 2 comments

  1. Thanks for posting about this, never even thought about it!Besos, SarahZookeeper at Journeys of The Zoo

  2. Halloween costumes aren't even out here yet and recalls already? Wow! Thanks for posting the list. We'll be sure to steer clear of these costumes this year!

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