Gerber Recalls Cohort Knives

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Gerber announced a recall of its Cohort knife due to a locking mechanism that can fail to hold the blade, posing a laceration hazard. Below is the official release from the Consumer Products Safety Commission. Recall date: May 26, 2015 Recall number: 15-148 Recall Summary Name of product: Cohort Folding Knife Hazard: The locking mechanism […]

Berghaus Joins bluesign

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Outdoor brand Berghaus announced that it has joined the international bluesign sustainability system.  The development is part of an ongoing program designed to eliminate harmful substances from the firm’s supply chain, by identifying and working with responsible textile mills and component suppliers, says Berghaus. In recent years, Berghaus has dedicated more resources to reducing the […]

West Coast Port Agreement Ratified

This week, the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new labor contract with dockworkers. And Friday, representatives from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) agreed to ratify the new agreement, officially ending what has turned into an 11-month-long disagreement. The final provisions of the contract, reached in February of this […]

Manzanita Outfitters Joins Grassroots


Manzanita Outfitters of Prescott, Ariz. has become the newest retail member of Grassroots Outdoor Alliance. Grassroots provides buying, networking and other services to independent outdoor specialty retailers. Manzanita Outfitters has been a outdoor specialty shop serving the Prescott area since late 2006. The store relocated to the heart of Prescott in the Depot Marketplace Shopping […]

Dow Microbial Joins Bluesign


Dow Microbial Control has officially joined the Bluesign system, a network of textile companies managed by Swiss-based Bluesign Technologies AG set up to ensure that textile and apparel products, and the chemicals, processes and materials used to make them, are safe for consumers, workers and the environment. By joining the Bluesign system, Dow seeks to […]

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