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List Of Blood Pressure Medications Recalled Expands

Health Canada has recalled eight more blood pressure medications that contain the ingredient valsartan, due to possible impurities linked to an increased risk of cancer. Health Canada announced the expanded recall on Sunday, after testing identified traces of the impurity in

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Recall Of Children’s Drawstring Jackets

A brand of children’s jackets are being recalled because they have a drawstring at the bottom that could present a hazard. Health Canada says the Calikids nylon waterproof shell jacket, style S1654, are sold in blue, pink, red and yellow

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Taking Too Many Pictures Might Be Blurring Your Vacation Memories

It seems counter intuitive, but all those selfies and sweeping vistas we take the time to photograph on vacation might be affecting how we remember the trip. According to a new study in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, taking

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Steering Wheel Concerns Prompts Large Scale Ford Recall In Canada

Big Ford recall in North America. Ford is recalling nearly 1.4 million mid-size cars, including 62,479 in Canada, because the steering wheel can detach from the steering column, causing drivers to lose control of the vehicle. The recall covers certain Ford

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Loblaws Shrimp Recall

Loblaw Companies is recalling certain pre-packaged Cooked Shrimp due to the potential presence of raw shrimp, which may contain harmful bacteria.The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the shrimp is sold in 300-gram packages containing 56-65 shrimp per pound. The agency

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LCBO Recalls High-Proof Gin

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario is recalling 1.14-litre bottles of Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin because the alcohol content shown on the label is not correct. The LCBO says the affected product has been removed from all of its

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Major Recall of Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Alarms

A national recall has been issued for 1.5 million smoke detector and carbon monoxide alarms in Canada because they may not chirp in the case of an emergency. The recall applies to two Kidde NightHawk models that are hard-wired into

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Widespread Cuisinart Food Processor Recall

A recall is in effect for certain Cuisinart food processor models due to a laceration hazard involving the blades. Cuisinart is recalling 8 million food processors with riveted blades, including 300,000 in Canada, after Conair received dozens of complaints from

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Transport Canada Recall Notice For Ram Pickup Trucks

Transport Canada has issued a recall notice for about 10,000 Ram pickup trucks and other Fiat Chrysler vehicles that are at increased risk of stalling or fire in the engine compartment due to an electrical short. The federal agency says the

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Galaxy Note 7 Recall Applies To Canadian Customers Too

On the same day that Apple unveiled it’s latest model smartphone – the iPhone 7, Samsung has released Canadian details for the 10-country recall of 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. The recall is in response to reports that some of their

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Massive Recall of Ikea’s “Malm” Dressers

Three deaths in the U-S within the past two years is reportedly leading Swedish furniture giant Ikea to recall one of its best-selling dressers. The U-S Federal Consumer Product Safety Commission says today’s expected announcement from Ikea will concern millions

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Recall of Quaker Quinoa Bars

Quaker Canada has recalled certain Quaker Harvest brand Quinoa Granola Bars due to possible listeria contamination.These include some lots of Harvest Quinoa Yogurt and Fruit Bars with a best before date of Oct. 12, and Harvest Quinoa Chocolate Nut Medley Bars with

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