In Brief: Rossmann recalls children’s shower gel containing potentially dangerous germs

A children’s shower gel packaged in animal shapes has been taken off the shelves at Rossmann after it was discovered the product could be contaminated with potentially dangerous, antibiotic-resistant germs. In other news, the Berlin Senate is in the process of amending the mobility law to make the city safer for pedestrians.

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Rossmann drugstores are recalling a children’s shower gel because it could be contaminated with potentially dangerous, antibiotic-resistant germs.

The gel is packaged in 50 millimeter-volume animal shapes.

The shower gel can be returned without a receipt.

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The Berlin Senate is in the process of amending the mobility law to make the city safer for pedestrians.

In a press release, they talked about scenarios where the needs of pedestrians should be prioritized over motorists.

Some of the planned changes include constructing more traffic islands and lowering curbs to increase accessibility and make street crossing safer.

They also want to improve lighting along pedestrian paths and create improvements so that make it so children can walk to school safely on their own.

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Germany has extended an embargo on exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia.

A government spokesperson here in Berlin said that the current arms embargo will extend another six months, until the end of March 2020.

Until then, no new applications will be approved.

The embargo was imposed last fall after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul.

 

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