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When I think of Pogo Sticks
I always think of danger – but THESE pogo sticks add an extra punch – lol-
nearly 170,000 pogo sticks have been recalled due to risk of serious injury.
Injuries ranged from a chipped tooth, to facial lacerations, to an inner thigh
The Problem with the Pogo Sticks – The aluminum rivets can break and and release
the spring, in which event the user could be scraped, or fall down.
Maker: Bravo Sports
Consumers are advised to stop using the recalled products and return them to
any Sports Authority location, where they will receive full refund.
The new Honda Civic fuel pump recall
affects 18,056 units.
The culprit in the new recall is the “roll-over valve” (ROV), which is an
internal component of the vehicle’s fuel pump module. In the event of a
rollover accident, this valve prevents gasoline from running out of the top of
the tank through the openings intended for the evaporative system and fuel pump
itself. Honda noticed during assembly that a portion of the ROV may have been
damaged during shipping to the plant where the fuel pump module is built. This
valves only purpose is to prevent fuel from running out when the car rolls so
keeping the car on all 4 wheels should prevent any further issues from
occurring but since there is a clear danger in the event of an accident, Honda
is recalling these models back to the dealerships.
Based on how the possible defect was discovered, it would leave one to believe
that the recent batch of Honda Civics built are affected by this problem so if
you bought a Civic in the last few weeks, you may want to check with your local
dealership to see if your 2011 Civic is included in the fuel pump recall.
The recall is expected to officially begin in April, at which point the owners
of the 18,056 Honda Civics will be asked to return to the dealership where a
certified Honda technician will remove, inspect and, if necessary, replace the
fuel pump module if the roll-over valve shows any sign of damage.
The Food Standards Australian New Zealand (FSANZ) announced the national recall
of the product after the tests showing that some batches contained nuts that
were not listed on the box. The nuts in the product may not be the candlenuts
but the poisonous seed of the Yellow Oleander. The costumers
should be cautious on buying products they hardly knew. Consumers are advised
to stop consuming the product right away and those with health concerns should
report to the doctor right away. For some who still have the product, they can
return it to purchase immediate full cash refund.
The product has a package name called “The Natural Secret of South America.” It
is listed as made in Brazil containing 12 seeds in each box. Yellow Oleander is
plant species in Australia. The Queensland Poisonous Information Center warned
the public about toxic effect of every part of the plant particularly the fruit
and the seed when eaten. The plant has been reported to be responsible of the
death of several children.
Symptoms include burning sensation in the mouth, diarrhea, vomiting, dizziness
and irregular heartbeat. Seek medical help right away once you have eaten any
part of the plan. The faster you get medical help, the higher chance of
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