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Pay attention to this chocolate recall if you have a nut allergy

Pay attention to this chocolate recall if you have a nut allergy

If you're allergic to nuts but have a love of chocolate, you'll want to pay attention to a new voluntary recall from Hershey. The company is recalling 1,700 bottles of its chocolate shell topping, which is often put on ice cream, because the wrong variety of shell topping -- the kind made with almonds -- was mistakenly put in these bottles.

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Peloton treadmill recalls: The issues, the fix, and your Affirm financing

Peloton treadmill recalls: The issues, the fix, and your Affirm financing

Peloton is recalling both of its treadmills, with the Tread+ and Tread blamed for numerous injuries and even a child's death. The company is offering owners of the treadmills a full refund, having worked with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on the recall, raising questions around Affirm financing, what to do if you would rather keep your Tread+, and just how the dangers might eventually be mitigated.

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Chevy Bolt EVs get a software update to prevent battery fires

Chevy Bolt EVs get a software update to prevent battery fires

When it comes to electric vehicles involved in severe accidents, one of the biggest concerns is fire-related to punctures in the battery pack. Last year, General Motors faced a recall of the electric Chevy Bolt due to a handful of battery pack fires. It's taken a long time, but a fix for the battery pack fires has been created and is now available.

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Popular thyroid drug recalled because the pills aren’t potent enough

Popular thyroid drug recalled because the pills aren’t potent enough

Acella Pharmaceuticals has announced a recall of its popular thyroid medication because the tablets in the recalled lots may not be as potent as expected. Assuming a patient with hypothyroidism takes sub-potent medication, their TSH levels may increase and their symptoms may return. The recalled tablets were labeled with doses ranging from 15mg to 120mg.

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Big ice cream and sherbet recall hits Midwestern US over illness risk

Big ice cream and sherbet recall hits Midwestern US over illness risk

If you live in the Midwestern United States and have recently purchased ice cream or sherbet, you'll need to make sure your product isn't one of many included in a new recall from Velvet Ice Cream. The products were distributed in multiple Midwest states and sold under various brand names in addition to the 'Velvet' label.

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Jule’s Foods recalls all of its plant-based products over salmonella risk

Jule’s Foods recalls all of its plant-based products over salmonella risk

California company Jule's Foods has announced the voluntary recall of its plant-based food products over possible Salmonella contamination. The issue appears to potentially stem from the use of cashews, but the source is still a mystery at this point. The company notes that it is working with the FDA and that the recall is joined by a Salmonella probe by the CDC and FDA.

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Mushroom recall in US expands: What you need to know

Mushroom recall in US expands: What you need to know

A few days ago, the FDA highlighted a new mushroom recall in the United States, one that has been joined by a second similar recall from a different company. As with the first recall, this second one involves enoki mushrooms that have potentially been contaminated with listeria, a pathogen that can cause severe illness in some vulnerable people.

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Brompton folding electric bikes recalled over risky software bug

Brompton folding electric bikes recalled over risky software bug

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a new recall involving Brompton Bicycle's electric folding bicycles over a software bug. Though Brompton is a UK manufacturer, the CPSC notes that a number of these electric bikes were sold in the US at the company's store in New York, as well as through authorized dealers in other states.

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Mushrooms recalled across US over risky contamination issue

Mushrooms recalled across US over risky contamination issue

A new recall covers certain packages of enoki mushrooms, the long, slim variety of mushrooms typically found in ramen and sauteed foods. The reason for the recall, which was recently published by the FDA, is potential contamination with a foodborne pathogen called Listeria that may result in fatal illnesses in vulnerable groups.

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Vitafusion gummy vitamins recalled over metal contamination risk

Vitafusion gummy vitamins recalled over metal contamination risk

Some Vitafusion brand gummy vitamins have been recalled following reports of a "metallic mesh material" contamination. Church & Dwight Co., the company behind the recall, says consumers who have one of the impacted products should stop using it immediately and instead contact the company for a refund. Multiple Vitafusion products are covered, including kids' melatonin, Fiber Well, SleepWell, MultiVites, and more.

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USDA details beef and ham recalls over E. coli and salmonella risks

USDA details beef and ham recalls over E. coli and salmonella risks

The USDA has announced two different food recalls, one involving imported beef products and the other involving ready-to-eat ham. A sample of the ham product tested positive for salmonella enteritidis, according to the agency, while the boneless beef products may have been contaminated with E. coli. Though the items were packaged several months ago, the USDA says it is concerned that some of the meat may still remain in freezers.

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Audio-Technica true wireless earbuds case recalled over fire risk

Audio-Technica true wireless earbuds case recalled over fire risk

Audio-Technica, a company known for its high-end personal audio devices, has recalled the charging cases for its ATH-CK3TW true wireless earbuds after receiving multiple reports of overheating 'incidents.' The recall was recently highlighted by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), which notes that consumers who own the case can get it replaced for free.

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