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Second announcement recalling gas furnaces used in manufactured homes

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Unitary Products Group (UPG), a division of York International Corp., is re-issuing a recall announcement on Coleman, Coleman Evcon and Red T Gas Furnaces for manufactured homes. These furnaces were previously recalled in 2004, but due to continued reports of incidents including extensive property damage since the initial recall, the manufacturer is re-issuing the recall. These units pose a fire hazard. ... Read More

Listeria-contaminated eggs recalled in 34 states

More than one million hard-cooked eggs are being recalled after tests showed that some may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria is a bacteria that can cause food poisoning. Symptoms include diarrhea, nausea, fever, muscle aches, headache, confusion, and convulsions. ... Read More

FDA issues recall on bacteria-contaminated feminine products

Feminine hygiene products sold over-the-counter as cosmetics are being recalled by the manufacturer USA Fair Ocean Group Inc., because the products may be contaminated by bacteria. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says the products also make unsubstantiated therapeutic claims for gynecological conditions that could have prevented women taking these products from seeking appropriate medical care for potentially serious medical conditions. The recall affects the Vagifresh Ball and the Vagifresh Gel, which are applied by inserting deeply into the vagina for a prolonged period of time. The products were sold at herbal stores, beauty shops, drug stores, on the internet, ... Read More

Hair regrowth products recalled

Perfect Image Solutions LLC is recalling several hair regrowth products because the active ingredient in the products has not been proven safe, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Because there are no safety studies on the ingredient, and there is a risk that the solution could be absorbed through the skin, the products are considered illegal and must be removed from the market. The recall involves all lots of Men’s Minoxidil 15% Azelaic 5% Hair regrowth topical, 60mL; Men’s Minoxidil 10% Azelaic 5% Hair regrowth topical, 60mL; Men’s Minoxidil 5% Azelaic 5% Hair regrowth topical, 60mL; Women’s Minoxidil ... Read More

Winn Dixie recalling sprouts for salmonella risk

Winn Dixie supermarket chain has issued a voluntary recall for LEASA Living alfalfa sprouts because they may have been exposed to salmonella. The sprouts are being removed from stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. They were sold from Jan. 7 through Wednesday and have expiration dates between Feb. 1 and March 15. ... Read More