My Thanksgiving Day here by myself was very quiet. Instead of being in Madrid or Sacramento with one of my daughters, I was home alone. We talked via WhatsApp, which I enjoyed and appreciated.
Sunbeam is recalling about 914,430 crock-pot 6-quart express crock multi-cookers in the United States and about 28,330 in Canada. The recalled crock-pot multi-cookers can pressurize when the lid isn’t fully locked.
The holidays may be different during the pandemic because family gatherings may be smaller or people may be visiting virtually. However, it’s still important to protect yourself from possible dangers associated with holiday trees, candles, cooking fires, and unsafe toys.
Children could be more susceptible to certain toy-related hazards because they are likely to be at home more due to the pandemic, the U.S. PIRG Education Fund warns. It can be a difficult task, trying to keep kids of different ages busy with safe activities they can perform without supervision.
With the pandemic, many local holiday markets and craft fairs have moved online. Scammers are creating phony copycat events that charge for admission and steal your credit card information.
Ring is recalling about 350,000 2nd generation video doorbells in the United States and about 8,700 in Canada. The video doorbell’s battery can overheat when the incorrect screws are used for installation, posing fire and burn hazards. Ring has received 85 incident reports of incorrect screw installation with 23 of...
It’s bad science to give out incomplete covid-19 vaccine study results by press release, consumer group says
Pfizer and BioNTech said Monday that the first interim analysis of data from phase 3 of the companies’ experimental covid-19 vaccine shows that it’s more than 90 percent effective. Until FDA reviews trial results, enthusiasm for the interim must be tempered.
YETI is recalling about 241,500 Rambler 20 oz. travel mugs with stronghold lids. The magnet slider on the lids can eject, spilling out hot contents that pose injury and burn hazards. The firm has received two reports of the magnetic slider being ejected. No injuries have been reported.
Mueller Austria is recalling about 106,000 onion chopper pros. The product’s locking tab can detach from the rest of the unit during use, causing hands and fingers to slide into the blades.
Daylight Saving Time on Sunday, Nov. 1, is a good time to install new batteries in your home’s smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to protect your family from fire and CO dangers.