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Consumer Briefs | RECALLS

Bistro Chairs may collapse

August 12, 2007|From Times Wire Services

About 24,500 Bistro Chairs, made in Taiwan and distributed by Cost Plus Inc., are being recalled because the chairs can collapse. Cost Plus knows of one reported minor injury and seven incidents in which the chairs collapsed. The recalled metal folding chairs have SKU numbers 390225, 390228, 390229 and 390230 printed on the sales receipt. Consumers should return them to a Cost Plus World Market store for a full refund. For details, call (877) 967-5362 or go online to www.worldmarket.com or www.cpsc.gov.

Future International Inc. of Rahway, N.J., is recalling packages of dried vobla because the fish could be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, which causes botulism, a potentially fatal form of food poisoning. No illnesses have been reported to date, according to the company. The recalled dried vobla was distributed nationwide with the code number 07/05/07. Consumers should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information, consumers can call the company at (732) 388-6898.

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