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Similac Powdered Infant Formula May Contain Beetles

Certain Similac-brand powdered infant formula has been recalled over the possible presence of a beetle. Abbott Laboratories announced the recall on Wednesday, September 23, 2010, which recalled approximately 5 million cans of the infant formula, reported CNN. If the beetle were to be ingested, it could cause discomfort and irritate the gastrointestinal tract, which could…

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Toyota’s woes continue

Toyota is once again recalling vehicles due to an issue with the vehicle engine control module (ECM), this time recalling 1.3 million vehicles. The latest recall affects Matrix and Carolla models from 2005 to 2008. The failures of the ECM in these vehicles can cause a faulty check-engine light alert, rough shifting, or even an…

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Toxic Burn Pits

Every day thousands of tons of garbage are burned in “burn pits” at military installations across Iraq and Afghanistan. Houston based contractors KBR and Halliburton were contracted and paid by the U.S. government to properly dispose of waste products at specific U.S. bases. However, although both KBR and Halliburton agreed to follow all U.S. laws…

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Diet Supplements

We Americans do love our dietary supplements. More than half of the adult population have taken them to stay healthy, lose weight, gain an edge in sports or in the bedroom, and avoid using prescription drugs. In 2009, we spent $26.7 billion on them, according to the Nutrition Business Journal, a trade publication. What consumers…

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Stationary-side Cribs Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall on more than 2 millionstationary-side cribs from seven different companies because of a potential hazard for entrapment, suffocation and falls. The agency has recalled 9 million drop-side cribs in the past five years amid safety concerns, and new rules for them have been in the works….

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