Costco and Harris Teeter have had to issue a recall of one of its frozen fruit products due to health concerns. The berry-blend has been flagged as a dangerous product due to one of its ingredients. Colorado residents that may have purchased the product at either store may need to know the following information.
Colorado consumers may need to be aware of the food and snacks that they are serving their pet because contamination may cause them illness. According to a recent report, Colorado-based Kasel Associated Industries is recalling several lines of products due to potential salmonella contamination. Kasel is recalling all products that were manufactured between April and Sept. 2012. The list of potentially dangerous product includes BIXBI, Colorado Naturals and Petco. Others on the list include Nature's Deli, Best Bully Stick and Boots & Barkley products.
Colorado consumers may want to carefully take note of a recent recall of a large quantity of precooked meats. A recent report identifies around 35,000 pounds of meat, including beef, pork and chicken, that has been recalled due to possible Listeria contamination. The potentially dangerous product was shipped throughout the United States, and the manufacturer is urging consumers to take note of the recalled product information.
As winter sets in across Colorado, residents may want to know of an apparently recurring problem with a popular brand of electric blanket that could cause serious personal injury and property damage.
A Colorado based company, Zen Magnets, along with 12 other manufacturers of magnetic toys designed for young adults and as adult desk toys, is in the position of having to reevaluate its stand on continuing the products. Twelve of the manufacturers have ceased production in the wake of injuries and defective product claims against them. Zen Magnets, however, appears committed to carrying on the fight. This despite reports that a sizeable number of children and teenagers have suffered injuries that resemble gunshot wounds after accidentally ingesting the products.
Colorado parents need to be aware of certain dangers recently discovered in products designed to keep children safe, such as cribs, car seats and strollers. Manufacturers are held to strict guidelines in the U.S. as to the types of materials used for these products, weight ratings, and even chemicals used in the paint that is applied. When a child is injured or in a fatal accident involving a defective product, there are certain liabilities that fall on the manufacturer.