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Artificial turf on playgrounds, sports fields under investigation for defective product injuries

by fpw | April 22nd, 2008

April 22, 2008 The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating artificial turf on playgrounds and sports fields due to the potential for defective product injuries, the New Jersey Health Department reported. The artificial turf could contain high levels of lead and that athletes and children could swallow the dust from the turf and suffer

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“Natural Supplements” may cause defective product injuries

by fpw | April 18th, 2008

April 17, 2008 The FDA reported that it has seized $100, 000 worth of Shangai Regular, Shangai Ultra, Super Shangai, Naturalë Super Plus, and Lady Shangai, which are labeled as natural supplements but may cause defective product injuries. These drugs claim to treat erectile dysfunction, impotency, or to provide sexual enhancement, but they contain ingredients

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Recalled cereal could be the cause of defective product injuries in 14 states

by fpw | April 15th, 2008

April 15, 2008 The FDA reported that 23 salmonella cases in 14 states may be defective product injuries linked to recalled unsweetened Puffed Rice and unsweetened Puffed Wheat cereal from Malt-o-Meals. The cereals responsible for the defective product injuries, including salmonella, were sold under the brand name Malt-o-Meal and other private label names, and they

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Beer recalled due to glass in bottles and potential risk for defective product injuries

by fpw | April 10th, 2008

April 10, 2008 The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is allowing the Boston Beer Company to recall from distributors bottles of Samuel Adams beer that contains particles of glass due to the potential risk for defective product injuries. All 12-ounce glass Samuel Adams products except Triple Bock and Utopia are affected by the recall because the

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