Popular Mettwurst and Pepperoni Recalled Over Contamination Risk
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Linke's Central Meat Store have voluntarily recalled a range of their popular Mettwurst and Pepperoni products over a potential salmonella risk. The affected products include Linke’s Garlic Mettwurst, Linke’s Plain Mettwurst, Linke’s Brandy Mettwurst and Linke’s Pepperoni. Unfortunately routine safety checks weren’t able to verify that the meats in question were manufactured safely and so the recall applies to packages including the 270g, 500g,...
Lawnmower Recall Issued Over Defective Blades
Lawnmower-Recall issued over faulty blades
Masport Pty Ltd have issued a lawnmower recall on their Masport Lawnmowers fitted with an MSV blade disc cutting system.   The affected models have a serial number 7545492 to 7791051. What are the defects? If the blade disc system becomes damaged, or is not correctly maintained, the blade disc system can become out of balance, creating excessive vibration which may cause the blade disc...
Do You Use Water Expanding Beads in Your Child’s Sensory Play? New Warning Says to Stop
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You wouldn’t give your child a golf ball to chew on, right? But, that’s exactly what might happen if your child plays with water expanding beads. If you’re confused, we don’t blame you. Water expanding beads are supposed to be fun child favourite. So, what could they possibly have in common with a golf ball? According to an NSW Poisons Information Centre...
Urgent Samsung Note 7 Recall Issued After Exploding Battery Flaw
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The heat is on Samsung right now after it stopped sales of its brand new Galaxy Note around the world and recalled and started replacing the 2.5 million phones already sold. The South Korean electronics giant said on Friday that because of a problem with the Galaxy Note 7 battery it would cease sales of the new device globally which had been on sale for...
Medela Recall Detachable Wall Plug Over Electrical Risk
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Medela have announced a recall of detachable wall plugs which were supplied with various Medela breast pumps. The models affected include Medela SwingTM, Swing EssentialsTM, Swing PremiumTM, Swing MaxiTM, and FreestyleTM. The breast pumps are supplied with one of three types of detachable wall plug that connect the AC power adaptor to the wall socket, of which only the one on...
IKEA Recall Child Safety Gates and Chocolate Amid Fall and Allergy Concerns
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IKEA recently announced several recalls, both in Australia and worldwide. Topping the recent list in Australia are safety gates and chocolate (yes, chocolate). In the U.S. and Canada, the company is also recalling more than 36 million chests and dressers due to toppling concerns. The Swedish superstore known for its DIY assembly products (and that cute little allen key that comes...
Important Plum Sleepbag Recall Over Entrapment/Strangulation Risk
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It’s chilly, and you want to keep your baby warm and snug when she goes to bed. That said, bundling her up in fluffy quilts or covering her in bulky blankets isn’t safe – especially when it comes to reducing the risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). So, what do you do? You might just opt for a sleepbag. Sleepbags...
SA Health Orders Immediate Bean Sprout Recall over Salmonella Risk
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SA Health has today ordered a local mung bean sprout producer Star Tu, to recall all of its products and stop selling immediately after Salmonella Saintpaul samples were found in packaged bean sprouts. Chief Public Health Officer, Professor Paddy Phillips is advising South Australians to either throw out their bean sprouts or return them to the place of purchase. A...
Urgent Panadol Recall Over Fears Contamination Could Trigger Allergic Reactions
Children's Panadol is being pulled from shelves around the country with The Therapeutic Goods Administration warning batches contaminated with invisible fibres could prompt allergic reactions. Three batches of 200ml strawberry and orange flavoured Panadol for children aged 5-12 years are being recalled from pharmacies and wholesalers by manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Australia. The Therapeutic Goods Administration said in a statement on Thursday...
SPC Ardmona Recall Batch of Tinned Tomatoes Over Explosive Cans
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Increased pressure in the cans of Australian tinned tomatoes has prompted an SPC Ardmona Recall of whole peeled vine-ripened tomatoes nationwide. A packaging problem has been detected in a batch of the popular tomatoes, with the manufacturer calling for the batch to be pulled from supermarket shelves. Customers have been warned there is a risk of injury when opening the cans, which...