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THIS SECTION IS FOR NEWS AND INTERESTING STORIES RELATED TO FOOD, NUTRITION AND FOOD PROCESSING. THEY ARE NOT NECESSARILY RELATED TO KOSHER BUT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO THE KOSHER CONSUMER, MANUFACTURER OR MASHGIACH.

The following safety alert from the CPSC on January 5, 2012.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa.announced a voluntary recall of ANTILOP High Chairs due to fall hazard. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. The high chair's restraint buckle can open unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to the child.
This recall involves ANTILOP high chairs sold in red, blue or white. The plastic high chair has detachable silver-colored metal legs. High chairs included in the recall have a manufacture date between 0607 and 0911 (YYMM format) from supplier number 17389. The production date and supplier number are molded into the underside of the seat. "ANTILOP," "IKEA" and the model number are printed on a label affixed to the underside of the seat. Model numbers included in the recall are:

  • ANTILOP high chair blue Model # 701.467.92
  • ANTILOP high chair red Model # 501.467.93
  • ANTILOP high chair white Model # 300.697.24
Sold exclusively at: IKEA stores nationwide from August 2006 through January 2010 for about $20.
Consumers should immediately stop using the high chairs and contact IKEA to obtain a free replacement seat restraint. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at (866) 966-4532 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.ikea-usa.com

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