Recent Posts in Recalls Category

  • GM Recall: Do You Need a Lawyer?

    Last year automaker General Motors continued to deal with the aftermath of a massive recall of over 2 million vehicles that were possibly equipped with a defective ignition switch. Nearly half of the defective vehicles remained unrepaired nine months after the recall was issued. Towards the end of last year, GM began issuing $25 gift cards to vehicle owners who brought their cars in for recall ...
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  • Nationwide Fruit Recall by Wawona Packing Co.

    Wawona Packing Co. voluntarily recalled peaches nectarines, plums and pluots this week which were packed in Cutler, California between June 1 and July 12. Wawona reports the produce may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The products were distributed to Costco, Kroger, and Walmart, which includes Sam’s Club stores. The stores have posted recall notices about the contaminated fruits on ...
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  • Mass Vehicle Recalls due to Defective Air Bag Explosions

    Last month Japan’s Takata Corp., the second-largest auto-safety parts manufacturer in the world, caused a recall of 2.9 million vehicles around the world due to faulty air bags. The Takata air bags, made between 2000 and 2002, were manufactured incorrectly and are at risk for exploding unexpectedly and shooting shrapnel at the car’s occupants. Over the last 5 years, Takata airbags have caused ...
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  • Recent Recalls

    On July 15, Bollinger Fitness recalled their resistance bands due to a risk for injury to the user. The fitness resistance bands, which include a door anchor attachment, have a black plastic ball attached to the resistance band’s door anchor which can release unexpectedly and strike the user. So far about 60,000 units have been recalled in the United States and 3,000 have been recalled in Canada. ...
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  • Latest Consumer Product Recalls

    On July 10, 2014 company Master Cutlery Inc . recalled about 4,000 units of their product the MTech USA Karambit Neck Knife and Sheath. The sheath does not securely hold the knife securely, which causes the knife to fall out the sheath unexpectedly which poses a risk of laceration to the user. The recall affects the Karambit neck knife and sheath. The knife is half-moon shaped and measures 7 ...
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  • Study Ties Yogurt Recall to Fungus Infections

    A new study found on Tuesday, July 8, that a fungus that caused a yogurt recall last year poses a health risk to all consumers. The recall occurred in September 2013 after consumers who ate Chobani brand Greek yogurt reported illness. After the company issued a recall, the yogurt was found to be contaminated with a fungus called Murcor circinelloides. Experts say that this discovery calls for more ...
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  • Recently Recalled Consumer Products

    Big Fireworks has recalled approximately 1,040 units of their Big Sword Fireworks devices this past Thursday, July 3. The firework fountain device can explode unexpectedly, which poses a risk of impact and burn to the user. The recall affects the Big Sword fireworks device, which is a mock sword that is intended to be held in hand by the user while it emits sparks from the tip of the sword. The ...
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  • Recently Recalled

    Company Wolf Steel has recalled 600 units of the Napoleon Propane gas fireplaces. The pressure from the ignition of the propane gas can break the glass front which poses a laceration hazard. The recall affects the GD3200-P flush glass front, and GD3200B-P with a bay window, propane gas fireplaces. The fireplaces are black and approximately 33 inches tall and 31.25 inches wide with gold accent ...
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  • Recently Recalled Consumer Products

    On 18 June, 2014, Nokia recalled about 500 units of their Travel Charger kits for the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablets. The plastic cover on the charger exchangeable plugs can easily come loose and separate, which expose internal components that pose an electrocution hazard if touched while plugged into a live socket. Recalled products include the Travel Charger kit, which is sold separately from the ...
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  • Recent Recalls

    On June 12, 2014 Big Lots recalled the Wilson and Fisher brand Cayman Resin Wicker Ottoman . About 14,000 units were recalled, including models will item number DA13-015-6S-2CO and SKU 810140754. The recalled units are part of a six-piece Cayman Resin Wicker set including two ottomans, two chairs, a table and a sofa. The item number can be located in the instructions included with the seating set. ...
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  • GM Ignition Switch Recall Update

    General Motors has recalled several vehicles due to a faulty ignition switch. GM reported to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that the default is a serious safety issue that affects the safe operation of airbag systems. GM urges consumers to address the issue right away, and “use only the ignition key with nothing else on the key ring,” including any other keys, key ...
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  • Recent Recalled Consumer Products

    Lea Covington and Hannah Collections Recall Lea Covington and Hannah Collections has issued a recall alert for their product Lea Covington and Hannah Collection Bunk Beds. The recall affects the company’s bunk beds with bookcases. The bunk beds were sold in twin over twin and full over full sizes, both with bookcase accessories. Beds in the Covington Collection have a cherry finish, while beds in ...
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  • Rise in Injuries in Children Due to Swallowed Magnets

    On Friday, May 16 2014, new research found that the number of children who have suffered injuries from swallowing magnets as increased. The study found that the number of injured children has risen in correlation with increasing number of stronger magnet toys being released. Specifically, the study cites the introduction of small, spherical magnet sets released in 2009 as being tied to many cases. ...
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  • Recent Recalls by General Motors, BCM, H&M, & Lakeshore Learning Materials

    General Motors Recall General Motors recalled 2.7 million cars this past Thursday, May 15. The automaker announced five model recalls including midsize cars from years 2004 to 2012. The recall resulted from safety problems including faulty brake lights. GM knew about the failing brake lights as early as 2008. The company issued service bulletins which required the dealership to fix in the brake ...
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  • Recall- Children's Lamps

    Every year thousands of innocent consumers die and millions are physically injured due to various defective and dangerous products sold in the United States. The U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that there are between 200 and 300 product recalls made each year. Some of these dangerous and deadly products may include, but are not limited to: Children’s toys, clothing and ...
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  • Stop Using This Product

    For those who enjoy climbing mountains, please read on. Crevasse rescue is the process of retrieving a climber from a crevasse in a glacier. Because of the frequency with which climbers break through the snow over a crevasse and fall in, crevasse rescue technique is a standard part of climbing education. Recently, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Mammut Sports Group, Inc. published a ...
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  • Truck Recall

    Those of you who own a Chrysler truck have most probably heard that Chrysler Group LLC has recalled approximately 1.2 million pickup trucks that have a potentially faulty steering – in three separate recalls. One recall will inspect an estimated 843,000 model years 2003-2008 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks with steering-system tie rods that may have been misaligned during assembly service. This defect ...
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