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Spirit Halloween Recalls Black Light Fixtures Due To Fire And Burn Hazards

Spirit Halloween has issued a recall of about 12,400 black light fixtures due to fire and burn hazards.

According to a statement from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the bulb in the fixture can pop, flash and overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. The company said it has received seven reports of bulbs popping, flashing, and catching on fire or smoking, including one mild burn injury.

The recall involves a four-foot Spirit Black Light Fixture & Bulb. The light’s housing is black and has a 48-inch black light bulb. A date code 2021/06 is printed on the bottom of the unit. The Model number LT-B48P and SKU number 01536721 is printed on the packaging.

The recalled products were sold at Spirit Halloween stores nationwide and online from August 2021 through November 2021 for about $35.

The company has asked customers to immediately stop using the recalled black light fixtures and contact Spirit Halloween for a full refund. The consumers are required to take a picture of the date code and send it to the firm. They will then receive a full refund and instructions on how to destroy and dispose of the product.

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Origin Enterprises Q3 Revenue Up 47.3%

Origin Enterprises plc (OGN.L) reported third-quarter Group revenue of 880.6 million euros, an increase of 47.3% on the prior year or up 44.2% on a constant currency basis. On an underlying basis, at constant currency, revenues increased by 45.4% during the quarter.

The Group now expects to deliver increased growth in earnings year-on-year, with full year adjusted earnings per share, excluding any impact of the on-going share buyback programme, in the range of 64 to 68 cent for fiscal 2022.

Separately, Origin Enterprises plc announced Non-Executive Chairman, Rose Hynes, has informed the Board she will not seek re-election at the 2022 AGM. Rose Hynes has served as Chairman since October 2015. The company’s Senior Independent Director, Gary Britton, has been appointed as Chair Designate to succeed Hynes at the conclusion of the AGM on 22 November, 2022.

Leonard Novelty Bakery Recalls Carrot Cake Squares

Leonard Novelty Bakery is calling back certain Carrot Cake Squares sold in its Bakery departments due to undeclared walnuts, an allergen, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.

The recalled products come with UPC code 0-96162-12483-8, and lot codes including SL21R 10222 12483, SL21R 10322 12483 and SL21R 10822 12483. The products were sold from early May until May 17.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts may get serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

However, the company has not received any reports of illnesses or adverse reactions related to the recalled product to date.

Customers who have purchased the product are urged to return it to the store for a full refund.

In recent recalls, Richmond, Utah-based Casper’s Ice Cream in late May called back its 56 ounce tubs of “Red Button Vintage Creamery Canadian Vanilla Ice Cream” due to undeclared almonds.

Blue Moose of Boulder LLC recalled one lot of 7 oz units of its “Spinach Artichoke Parmesan Dip” for potentially containing undeclared tree nut (Cashew) and soy allergens.

Free Donuts On Offer For National Donut Day

Krispy Kreme Inc., Dunkin’, Tim Hortons U.S. and more food chains are offering free donuts to celebrate National Donut Day on Friday.

Krispy Kreme, the doughnut company and coffeehouse chain, has come out with two offers. Customers can get any doughnut of choice free on the doughnut special day. They can also enjoy a $1 Original Glazed dozen with the purchase of any dozen or 16 ct minis in store and online for pickup & delivery.

In a tweet, the company said, “In shop only at participating US & CAN shops while supplies last on 6/3. Limit one per person.”

At Dunkin’, customers can get a free donut with any beverage purchase.

Dunkin’ tweeted, “feel like offices should be closed on Friday for National Donut Day tbh”

Meanwhile, Tim Hortons U.S. Introduced National Donut Week from May 30 – June 5, noting that donuts deserve more than one day of appreciation. During this period, Tims Rewards Members who purchase a donut via the Tim Hortons App or online will receive a free donut offer to redeem on their next order.

Among others, the Dapper Doughnut offers a free box of powdered and cinnamon doughnuts with any purchase, while Duck Donuts visitors can get a free cinnamon sugar doughnut Friday.

Carl’s Donuts Las Vegas offers a chance to win classic dozen doughnuts a week for a year with the purchase of any piece of Carl’s merchandise in store.

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