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Voluntary Recall Of macb Flavoured Water

Do you get macb Flavoured Water? You might be already aware of the photos circulating Facebook of a 'murky' bottle of Strawberry & Kiwi Still Flavoured Water - the issue now in the hands of macb themselves and they have decided to voluntarily withdraw and recall the affected batch of water. They stress that this…

RECALL: Tomy Lamaze Munching Max Chipmunk Toy

Tomy have just issued a recall on their Lamaze Munching Max Chipmunk Toy due to safety concerns. The issue is that an internal part could break and create a sharp point that penetrates the surface of the toy, and the manufacturers have received a report of an injury caused by the sharp point. If you…

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Chicco Cosmos Car Seat Recall

Chicco Cosmos Car Seat Recall

Have you got the Chicco Cosmos Car Seat? If you have then take note that some of them are on recall. This is due to a potential deviation in the mechanical behaviour of a component in the seat and as a precaution, found by Trading Standards and Chicco themselves. Which ones are affected? Only seats…

RECALL: Mars Recalls Galaxy, Maltesers & Minstrels Products Due To Salmonella Risk

Food company Mars has today issued a major recall of confectionery products due to a risk they may contain the food poisoning bug salmonella. There are several products affected by the recall, and they include Galaxy, Maltesers and Minstrels products, all with all Best Before date of 06.05.18 or 13.05.18. Full details of the items…

Beko & Blomberg Condenser Tumble Drier Safety Recall

At the end of 2015, Hotpoint issued a recall on certain models of Condenser Tumble Driers. Since then more models under the brands of Hotpoint, Creda and Indesit were added to the list. Now, there are Beko and Blomberg included in this safety recall. The reason a recall has been issued is due the risk…

This Year's 'Don't Buy' Sun Cream Revealed By Which?

It's that time of year when Consumer Watchdog Which? tell us which Sun Creams live up to their SPF claims and which ones don't. It's fair to say that when we buy Sun Cream for ourselves or our children, we expect it to provide the protection that it advertises. However, Which? have found in previous…

Disney Store Monsters Inc Cup Withdrawn From Sale

Disney Store have taken their Monsters Inc Travel Mug off the shelves in store and online. The screw-top cup is no longer on sale due to a seven year old girl from Kirkintilloch, near Glasgow getting her tongue stuck in the lid for four hours. It was eventually removed with a hacksaw and dental drill.…

NEW Tom Hardy CBeebies Bedtime Story Premiered On BBC iPlayer

EDIT: Tom Hardy's Bedtime Story "Odd Dog Out" will be broadcast on CBeebies at 6.50pm on Friday 2nd June 2017, and is still available to view on BBC iPlayer. We know that there are many fans of the Tom Hardy CBeebies Bedtime Stories, and as he has recorded several we were waiting to see when…

RECALL: Brother Max Carry & Hang Nightlights

If you have one of these Brother Max Nightlights you need to stop using it immediately, as the manufacturer have just issued a recall over safety concerns. A statement from the manufacturer says: "Brother Max has identified a potential safety issue with their Carry & Hang Nightlights following an isolated incident where the product overheated.…

McDonalds To Offer Home Delivery Service

Today McDonalds made an announcement that has got the internet in a frenzy - they will be starting a Home Delivery Service this summer! McDonalds said it was going to launch a small delivery pilot, and as yet no specific locations have been decided. The service could start as early as June with companies like…

Pampers Launches It's Smallest Ever Nappy For Premature Babies

Pampers has just launched it's smallest ever nappy, specially designed to meet the needs of premature babies, and they will be donating three million of them to UK hospitals. The new Pampers Preemie Protection Size P3 is a third of the size of a regular newborn nappy, and is made for babies weighing less than…

Disney Reveals Frozen 2 Release Date

This evening Disney has revealed news that has got Frozen fans of all ages screaming internally with excitement - we finally have a release date for Frozen 2! Disney has announced their cinema release schedule for the next couple of years, and in it are dates for the US release of Frozen 2, along with…

Urgent Recall On Morrisons Trimmed Beans

Morrisons have issued an urgent recall on certain batches of Trimmed Beans due to a risk of them containing small pieces of metal. If you have recently bought some then check the packet as they may be unsafe for comsumption. The affected products are: Trimmed Beans 170g with 'Display until' dates: 22 April 2017, 23…

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RECALL: Wilko Mouthwash

RECALL: Wilko Mouthwash

Wilko have issued a product recall on several mouthwash products, as the preservatives may not function properly, microbes could grow and contaminate the products. This includes adults and a children's mouthwash. Wilko have said "We have recently become aware of a potential issue with the following mouthwash products. We have identified that in some instances,…

Free Baby Boxes Scheme Launched In Selected Areas Of England

At the beginning of this year Scotland started their Free Baby Box scheme where all new mothers are given a Finnish-style Baby Box packed with newborn essentials. Now certain areas of England have also launched the scheme, and although it is not yet across the whole of the UK it is hoped that more areas…