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RECALLS: Dehumidifier and Ceiling Fan

RECALLS: Dehumidifier and Ceiling Fan | Safety and recalls | Scoop.it
12 brands of dehumidifiers that overheat, fires and ceiling fan with exposed wires.
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12 brands of dehumidifiers that "overheat, smoke and cause fires". According to the CPSC 2.2 million were sold in the US and about 52,000 sold in Canada. This recall involves 20, 25, 30, 40, 45, 50, 65 and 70-pint dehumidifiers with brand names Danby, De’Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premiere, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and SuperClima.  They have been sold all over the place for $100 to $400 since 2005. 165 incidents have been report with 46 fires. The model list is very long. Please go diretly to http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Gree-Recalls-12-Brands-of-Dehumidifiers/  Unplug immediately!

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Schwebel's Golden Rich Buns With Honey Recalled for Undeclared Eggs

Schwebel's Golden Rich Buns With Honey Recalled for Undeclared Eggs | Safety and recalls | Scoop.it
Schwebel Bakery Golden Rich Buns with Honey Recall for Undeclared Eggs
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On Septemeber 11, 2013 Schwebel Bakery out of Ohio recalled 18,979 units of Golden Rich Buns with Honey. It was discovered that the ingredient eggs was left out of the label. 

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Proctor and Gamble recalls Iams and Eukanuba Dog and Cat Food

Proctor and Gamble recalls Iams and Eukanuba Dog and Cat Food | Safety and recalls | Scoop.it
Who ever feeds the pets must be washing their hands before and after feeding the animals.
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This recall has involves many packages. Please be sure to teach the kids that part of feeding teh pet as a chore inlcudes washing your hands to avoid getting salmonella.

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How to talk about safety without scaring your child - by Trenna Sue Hiler - Helium

How to talk about safety without scaring your child - by Trenna Sue Hiler - Helium | Safety and recalls | Scoop.it
Safety is an important subject. We want children to be prepared, careful and aware.  We do not want children to be fearful or scared.
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Now that school has started again, do you have a safety plan that won't freak the kids out? We don't want the kids to be looking for a guy in a trench coat behind every tree, do we?

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35 Clever Food Hacks That Will Change Your Life

35 Clever Food Hacks That Will Change Your Life | Safety and recalls | Scoop.it
We all cook and we all eat food. So why not make both of those easier? From avocados to 10 essential uses for coconut hacks , these will change your life.
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Don't we all want to save money on food while still having it safe to eat? Amazing tips I wish I had know before.

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Undeclared Almonds in Talenti German Chocolate Cake Gelato Pints:RECALLED!

Undeclared Almonds in Talenti German Chocolate Cake Gelato Pints:RECALLED! | Safety and recalls | Scoop.it
Almonds Omitted on Label of Talenti German Chocolate Cake Gelato
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Unfortunately,  for those persons with nut allergies this product may contain almonds. 

This delicious product is safe to eat by all other persons who do not have any allergies to nuts. After having discovered the omission of almonds on the label an alert was issued on September 9, 2013 by the FDA.

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Sully From Build-a-Bear Has Eyes That Fall out of His Head:RECALLED

Sully From Build-a-Bear Has Eyes That Fall out of His Head:RECALLED | Safety and recalls | Scoop.it
Check your secret closets where hide the presents.
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Sully's one inch eyes choking hazard

Lovable Sully from Monsters Inc that was sold at the Build-a-Bear Workshops n June 2013 has been recalled. No, he is not naughty. His one inch eyes just fall out of his head. This could be a choking hazard.

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Undeclared EGGS/Allergens in Sour Cherry and Blueberry Crostatas

Undeclared EGGS/Allergens in Sour Cherry and Blueberry Crostatas | Safety and recalls | Scoop.it
Undeclared allergens are a big problem whenever an allergic person depends on the label being correct.
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Got allergies? Read labels. Unfortuantley there are oversights. Heres is arecall where egg wash was omitted. Recall only for 38 Northern California stores.

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No More Calorie Counting

No More Calorie Counting | Safety and recalls | Scoop.it
truly changing your relationship with food means understanding food for the nourishment it provides, rather than the numbers on its label.
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Food journalling to see what you are really eating is insightful. one thousand calories of this may not be the same as one thousand calories of junk full of sugar.

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