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Originally published Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 1:37 PM

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Recall news

The following recalls have been announced:

The Associated Press

The following recalls have been announced:

- About 1.4 million FIXIT One Million Candlepower rechargeable spotlights, manufactured in China and imported by Innovage LLC of Foothill Ranch, Calif., because they adapter can overcharge the battery, causing it to leak acid. The company has received 13 reports of burns to skin, clothing, carpeting or upholstery. The spotlights were sold at Walgreens, Rite Aid, Bealls, Tuesday Morning, Ace Hardware, Boscov's and Winn-Dixie stores nationwide from October 2003 through October 2009. Details: by phone at 888-408-1140; online at

- About 2,100 Play With Your Veggies toys, manufactured in Nepal by The Land of Nod of Northbrook, Ill., because a wire in the toy asparagus can be exposed and pose a risk of cuts. The company has received one report of an exposed wire, but no reports of injuries. The toy vegetables were sold through the Land of Nod catalog and website, as well as in Land of Nod stores in Illinois and Washington. Details: by phone at 800-933-9904; online at

- About 3,000 staffs to assist in wading rivers and streams, manufactured in the United States and recalled by Simms Fishing Products of Bozeman, Mont., because they can collapse and pose a fall hazard. No incidents have been reported. The staffs were sold by authorized dealers around the country from March 2010 through June 2010. Details: by phone at 877-789-6555; online at or

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