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    • Glass Water Bottles Recalled By Crate and Barrel

      Glass Water Bottles Recalled By Crate and Barrel

      Crate and Barrel, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, initiated a voluntary recall of Glass Water Bottles in the U.S. and Canada because the bottles have…

    • High School Volleyball Coach Killed In Chattanooga Crash

      High School Volleyball Coach Killed In Chattanooga Crash

      Police suspect excessive speed and alcohol as contributing factors in a fatal wreck that claimed the life of a Central High School assistant volleyball coach.
      The accident happened Wednesday at…

    • Man Charged In Wreck That Killed Three People

      Man Charged In Wreck That Killed Three People

      A Chattanooga man, 23, is facing numerous charges, including DUI, in a fatal car wreck that claimed the lives of three people.
      The crash happened last October on I-24 in Chattanooga.
      According…

    • Polaris Industries Inc. Recalls ATVs Due to Risk of Injury to Riders

      Polaris Industries Inc. Recalls ATVs Due to Risk of Injury to Riders

      Polaris Industries Inc., in conjunction with the CPSC, is recalling about 11,300 “Outlaw IRS” ATVs, Model Year 2006-2008 due to risk of injury to riders.A retention bolt can come loose causing the rear wheels to lock up, which poses a risk of serious injury to the rider. The firm has received 11 reports of loss of control, including one rider who suffered a strained leg muscle.The recalled ATVs…

    • NuCel Labs is Recalling Eye Drops and Eye/Ear Wash Products

      NuCel Labs is Recalling Eye Drops and Eye/Ear Wash Products

      NuCel Labs, in conjunction with the FDA, is recalling of all Eye Drops and Eye/Ear Wash. The product has been recalled after an FDA inspection found that the product tested positive for bacteria and particulate matter, which deemed these products non-sterile. Non-sterile eye drops pose a risk of causing eye infections for consumers who use them, which in rare cases can lead to…

    • Nicaraguan Farmworkers Receive Reward from Dole

      Nicaraguan Farmworkers Receive Reward from Dole

      Dole Foods has just been told, by a Los Angeles jury, that they are being held liable for civil punishment for not informing Nicaraguan plantation workers of potential health dangers from a pesticide.The decision clears the way for punitive damages in addition to the $3.2 million that jurors awarded the workers earlier this week to compensate them for their injuries. The workers alleged they had…

    • Plane Crash in Tennessee Kills 5 Ministers

      Plane Crash in Tennessee Kills 5 Ministers

      A plane crash the morning of Saturday, September 1 killed all five passengers. The plane crashed in the Cherokee National Forest on Holston Mountain and the crash sight was not discovered for at least eight hours after the accident, when another pilot spotted the wreck. All five passengers were ministers, one was thought to be the pilot of the small plane.The single-engine Beech Bonanza…

    • Recall on Robbie Ducky Watering Cans – Lead Paint Contamination

      Recall on Robbie Ducky Watering Cans – Lead Paint Contamination

      The Consumer Product Safety Commission in conjunction with Jo-Ann Stores of Hudson, Ohio, is recalling some 6,000 due to lead paint contamination. According to the CPSC, parts of the watering cans are painted with lead-based paint.Lead is a heavy metal and can cause serious brain damage to children. Lead is highly toxic and tends to accumulate in the developing brains of children, causing…

    • Baxter Expands Recall of Infusion Pump Class 1 Recall

      Baxter Expands Recall of Infusion Pump Class 1 Recall

      Baxter International Inc. has expanded their recall on its Colleague and Flo-Gard infusion pumps to include 986 more devices. The previous recall , which was announced on July 25, included 534 pumps that were recalled due to falsified service records. The company discovered that some of the devices sent to the Baxter service center may have been sent back to consumers without being serviced. …

    • Fatal Drag-Racing Accident in Tennessee

      Fatal Drag-Racing Accident in Tennessee

      On Saturday, June 16, there was a drag-racing accident that killed 6 people and injured over a dozen more. The list of fatalities includes four teenagers and two people in their early twenties. Eighteen people who were injured in the accident are still being treated at local hospitals.The accident occurred when a driver lost control of his vehicle and drove into the crowd. The driver of the…