Tag Archive "water"

Portland, Oregon flushes water reservoir after man urinates in it

(Reuters) – Portland, Oregon is flushing 38 million gallons (143 million liters) of drinking water down the drain because a 19-year-old man urinated in an ...

Water buffaloes escape Sydney film set, race down busy street

Drivers in cars and a truck watch two water buffaloes running down a main street in Sydney March 25, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Abril Felman (Reuters) – ...

Meat pumped with pond water in south China: state TV

(Reuters) – China has held seven people in southern Guangdong province for injecting dirty pond water into lamb meat to swell its weight and raise ...

Dunecraft Recalls Water Balz, Skulls, Orbs and Flower Toys Due to Serious Ingestion Hazard

The marble-sized toy can expand inside the body and block the intestine. If these toys are swallowed, it can be life-threatening. One infant injury reported. ...

Waterlogic Recalls Water Cooling, Heating Systems Due to Fire Hazard

The hot water tank in AquaMark, Coolersmart, Culligan, Innowave, Waterlogic and Xstream Water-brand water dispensers can overheat and smoke or catch fire. Recalls RSS

Be Amazing! Toys Recalls Monster Science and Super Star Science Colossal Water Balls Due to Serious Ingestion Hazard

The marble-sized, water-absorbing toy can expand inside the body and block the intestine. If these toys are swallowed, it can be life-threatening. Recalls RSS

Drowning Prevention Measures to Keep Kids Safe in Water

SATURDAY June 8, 2013 — Every day in the United States, three children drown. Although many people expect a drowning child to splash and yell ...

H&M Reannounces Recall of Children’s Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard

The water bottle’s spout can break off.   Recalls RSS

Hot Tap Water May Pose Scalding Hazard

SUNDAY March 31, 2013 — Temperatures in home hot water heaters can be too high and pose a potential scald hazard for young children and ...

Dunecraft Recalls Water Balz, Skulls, Orbs and Flower Toys Due to Serious Ingestion Hazard

The marble-sized toy can expand inside the body and block the intestine. If these toys are swallowed, it can be life-threatening. One infant injury reported. ...

H&M Recalls Children’s Water Bottle Due to Choking Hazard, Sold Exclusively at H&M Stores

The water bottle’s spout can break off. Recalled products were sold from July 2012 through August 2012. US Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recent Recalls ...

Expandable Water Toys Pose Risk to Children

First Reported Case Reveals the Dangers of Children Swallowing Expandable Water Toy By Cari NierenbergWebMD Health News Sept. 17, 2012 — Toy balls that expand ...

Tainted Tap Water Sickens 1.1 Million Each Year

Viruses Creep Into Public Water Supplies Through Leaky Pipes Sept. 14, 2012 — Two new studies are making waves in the tap vs. bottled water ...

Water or Sports Drink?

SUNDAY Sept. 9, 2012 — In most cases, water is a better choice than a sports drink when you’re thirsty, an expert says. “Sports drinks ...

Can a bag of water keep flies away?

Perhaps you’ve visited a restaurant and seen clear, water-filled bags hanging on the doors or cinched up in the outdoor dining area. You might ask, ...

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