Urgent Epi Pen Recall on Four Defective Batches
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Alphapharm have issued an Urgent Epi Pen Recall on 4 batches of the popular EpiPen 300 microgram adrenaline injection syringe auto-injectors. EpiPen is used in emergency situations to treat people who are having a severe allergic reaction (also known as anaphylaxis). The affected EpiPens may contain a defective part resulting in the auto-injector failing to activate or a need to apply more force than...
Oball Rattle Recalled Due to Choking Risk
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Oball Rattle Recalled: The popular Kids II toy is recalled in Australia due to the small beads being a potentially lethal choking hazard.  The ACCC has announced a recall of the popular Oball Rattle (as of 17 March 2017) following the same recall in America earlier this month.  The Oball Rattle was sold locally at retailers including ARL, Baby Brands, Big W,...
Product Recall: Little Tikes Snug n Secure Swing Pink
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The ACCC has issued a recall of the Little Tikes Snug n Secure Swing Pink due to risk of potential injuries. Affected swings can be identified via a date code stamp on the product. The recall of the Little Tikes Snug n Secure Swing Pink is based on potential injury as a result of the plastic seat cracking or breaking, posing a fall hazard. Whilst...
Adairs Recall ‘Amore’ Moses Baby Basket Stand
Urgent Adairs recall issued on the 'Amore' Moses Baby Basket Stand due to inconsistent manufacturing quality could cause some stands to collapse. The ACCC has issued a recall based on their concern that if the stand is to collapse with a baby inside the basket there is risk of injury to the occupant. The basket that came with the stand is not subject...
Product Recall: Target Australia ‘Young Ones My First Torch Set’
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Product Safety Australia (ACCC) has issued an urgent recall on Target Australia's 'Young Ones My First Torch Set' due to potential risk of serious illness or death.  The product has been identified as defective because the screw holding the battery cover may fail, exposing the button batteries inside. If young children gain access to the button batteries and potentially ingest them, they...
Big Garlic Bread Recall – See If Your Favourite Brand is Affected
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George Weston Foods have issued a garlic bread recall on many popular brands after it was discovered that they may have have been exposed to a plastic contamination risk. Those brands and products affected include: ALDI Me'n'u Garlic Bread Twin Pack 450g Sold in NSW & QLD only. All 'Use By' dates from 01 November 2016 up to and including 15 February 2017 WOOLWORTHS Woolworths Homebrand Garlic...
Birds Eye Issues Hash Brown Recall Over Contamination Risk
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Simplot Australia Pty Ltd have recalled their popular Birds Eye Golden Crunch Hash Browns over a risk they contain small blue pieces of plastic. The product recall affects products have a best before date of 1 July 2018 and batch code 26 168 09. Consumers who have the affected products are asked to not consume them and instead return them to...
Warning: Teething Gel Linked to Infant Deaths
The American Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has today warned of teething products linked to infant deaths in the USA. The very same Hyland's products are still on the shelves in chemists around Australia. 10 deaths of children who had used the Hyland's homeopathic teething products have been reported to the FDA resulting in a warning released on Wednesday urging...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Turn Off Phone Immediately for Risk of Explosion
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Samsung Australia has issued an urgent warning to all owners of the Samsung Galaxy 7 Mobile Phone to turn off their device immediately. The advice follows several users experiencing exploding batteries and extreme overheating. This is the second time in two months that Samsung has pulled the plagued model off the shelves. It was only on 2 September when major retailers...
Bread Recall Issued Across 17 Popular Bread Roll Products
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More than a dozen bread roll products sold at Coles, Woolworths, IGA and other supermarkets in NSW and ACT have been recalled after small metal pieces were found inside some products. The NSW Food Authority issued the recall today for 17 Quality Bakers Australia products including Coles, Mighty Soft and IGA-branded products. "This recall is the result of the potential presence of foreign...