Product Recalls: Timberland children's boots, soup

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Posted: Dec 16, 2009 5:05 PM

The following recalls have been announced:

_ About 21,000 children's Timberland Classic Scuffproof boots, made in Thailand and imported by The Timberland Co., of Stratham, N.H. The logo stamped on the boot's insoles has high levels of lead, which is toxic if young children ingest it. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The boots were sold at shoe stores and specialty retailers nationwide from June through October. Details: by phone at 800-445-5545; on the Web at http://www.timberland.com or http://www.cpsc.gov.

_ Faribault Foods is recalling 15-ounce cans of Health Valley Organic No Salt Added Split Pea Soup with certain lot codes because the soup contains butter and potatoes, which are not declared on the ingredients label. Those who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk protein or potatoes run the risk of a health problem or illness if they eat the recalled soup. No confirmed illnesses have been reported, according to the Faribault, Minn., company. The recalled split pea soup was distributed to food stores nationwide. For more information, consumers can call 800-423-4846.