It has been decided by the European Commission and European Union member states that the flavoring substance 3-acetyl-2,5-dimethylthiophene should be banned. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a scientific opinion and press release on 16 May that said: ‘The flavoring substance 3-acetyl-2,5-dimethylthiophene is genotoxic (that is, it can damage DNA, the genetic material of [...]
Name of Product: B.O.B.® single and double strollers Units: About 411,700 in the United States and 27,000 in Canada (357,000 units were recalled in February 2011 due to strangulation hazard posed by canopy drawstring) Importer: B.O.B. Trailers Inc., of Boise, Idaho
Name of Product: Scoot ‘n Zoom children’s riding toy Units: About 165,000 Distributor: Radio Flyer, of Chicago, Ill.
Name of Product: “Big Rex and Friends” Cloth Books Units: About 204,000 Importer: St. Martin’s Press LLC, of New York, N.Y. Hazard: A red plastic dot sewn in the book contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall [...]