Has Your Water Bottle Been Recalled Because of E.Coli?
Recently it has been announced that Niagara Bottling LLC, a family- owned bottling company has issued a voluntary recall due to the possibility of an E. coli contamination. The company urges consumers to either avoid drinking the water or to boil it for one minute and then let cool before drinking it. The water bottles included in the recall come from two Pennsylvania plants and were bottled between the dates of June 10th and June 18th. The company announced that the operator of a spring that supplies two of their plants failed to report the evidence of E. coli at the spring. They also announced that they are no longer doing business with the contaminated spring and shut down operations to disinfect their bottling lines. The company has confirmed that they have not receive any reports of illness or injury.
The following are a few other items that have been recalled this month due to a safety or health hazard.
This 8-inch high soft brown puppy names Bud has a blue and white pull cord and stands on red wooden wheels with blue hubcaps. The bunny version of the toy is crème colored with an orange pull cord and stands on blue wheels with orange hubcaps. The pulley toy is being recalled due to a choking hazard. The wheels hub caps can break off the wheel and create the choking hazard for young children. As of right now there have been no reported incidents however consumers should take the toys away from young children and return the item to where it was purchased for a full refund as soon as possible. The toy was sold between February and April of 2015 in gift and specialty stores nationwide and online at bunniesbythebay.com as well as amazon.com.
Metallic Monogram Beverage Mugs:
This 16-ounce white ceramic mug with metallic gold accents has been recalled due to a fire hazard. If placed in a microwave the metallic on the mug can spark up and create a fire. A monogram of the letter A, ,B,C,D,E,G,H,J,K,L,M,R,S, or T is printed in gold on the mug. There is also a sticker on the bottom of the mug with a UPC# 698617673962, a SKU # of 138837 and the retail price of $16.99. The mug was sold exclusively at Kirkland’ store and consumers should stop using the mugs in the microwave and return them to the store. There has been one report of the mug sparking but no reported injuries.
Walgreens Multivitamin Women 50+ tablets:
These multi vitamins are being recalled for not meeting the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The packaging on this product is not child-resistant or senior friendly. The UPC number for this particular recalled product is 3-11917-17262-0. One of the following number will be printed on the back of the bottle on a while label: 000001 (EXP. 9/2016), 000002 (EXP. 12/2016), 000003 (EXP. 11/2016). There have been no injuries or incidents reported however if a small child ingests multiple tables at once it can cause serious injury or death. Consumers should place bottles out of the reach of children and contact international Vitamin Corp. for a free replacement child-resistant cap.
It is important to contact the manufactures and stores that these defective products came from to find out how fix the issue. For more information on the above listed recalls as well as other recent recalls you can visit the CSPC website and their recall list. If you have been injured by a defective product don’t hesitate to contact the LaBovick Law Group and set up your free consultation.
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