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Mucinex Recall

Hear ye, hear ye, Mucinex is the latest recall in the long line of product recalls we are alerting our readers to!  The makers of Mucinex recalled their liquid medications, including Mucinex Fast-Max Night Time Cold & Flu, Mucinex Fast-Max Cold & Sinus, Mucinex Fast-Max Severe Congestion & Cough, and Mucinex Fast-Max Cold, Flu & Sore Throat.  This time the recall is due to a problem with the labels, with the wrong ingredients listed in the drug facts on the backs of the packaging.  The wrong labels can keep consumers from understanding the risks and side effects associated with the ingredients, which could lead to health complications for some.  For instance, someone who has liver problems may not be aware that some of these products contain acetaminophen. 

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Trek Bike Recall

The very popular Trek Bikes are the subject of a very important Consumer Product Safety Commission recall of Trek bicycles with front disc brakes and black or silver quick release levers on the front wheel hubs, model years 2000 through 2015.  At least three reported injury incidents have occurred to date, with one accident causing the rider to be paralyzed as a quadriplegic.  The accidents occur when the front wheel abruptly stops or completely comes off the bikes when the front disc brake assembly contacts the front wheel hub. 

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