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Woolworths recalls Jamie Oliver’s Garden Plus Toys

25 June 2014

A baby playing with a toy

All characters from Jamie’s Garden range may have poorly attached hands and feet, which can come free from the main body and could result in a choking hazard for small children. Also, the stalk of the bean character has an internal wire that has inconsistently finished ends, which could pierce the fabric and if sharp could cause injury,” Woolworths said in a statement.

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Keywords: Jamie Oliver, toys, characteristics of technological outcomes, technological products

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