Some Fire Extinguishers Under Product Recall Due to Faulty Valves

4.6 Million Fire Extinguishers Face Product Recall Due to Faulty Valves, Does Not Fully Put Out Fire The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a product recall for 4.6 million fire extinguishers, manufactured by Kidde. The plastic valve disposable fire extinguishers face product recall due to faulty valve components, which can cause the fire extinguishers to not fully discharge when the lever is pressed repeatedly, which may not fully put out the fire and could risk injury to the consumer. The product recall covers 31 models … [Read more...]

Baby Wipes Under Product Recall for Bacteria

Several Brands of Baby Wipes Face Product Recall After Bacterial Growth Found The company behind many brands of baby wipes has issued a voluntary product recall after discovering possible bacterial contamination in their wipes. Nutek Disposables of Pennsylvania issued the voluntary product recall after discovering Burkholderia cepacia, a bacterium that can be resistant to antibiotics. The company received some complaints about the baby wipes, noting discoloration and odor. The company tested some wipes and found the presence of bacteria, … [Read more...]

SC Minibike Company to Pay Fine for Delayed Product Recall

South Carolina-Based Minibike and Go-Cart Company Must Pay Large Fine for Delayed Product Recall A company that manufactures minibikes and go-carts, based in Anderson, SC, has agreed to pay a $4.3 million fine for a delayed product recall, and failing to inform the Consumer Product Safety Commission of defects in the go-carts and minibikes in a timely fashion. Baja Inc, and its corporate affiliate, One World Technologies, have agreed to pay the hefty delayed product recall fine, but refuse to acknowledge any wrongdoing on their part, … [Read more...]

Publix Issues Food Recall for Jalapeno Bagels

Publix under Food Recall for Jalapeño Bagels for Glass or Stone Pieces Publix grocery store chain has issued a voluntary food recall for its jalapeño bagels, store brand, because the product might contain small pieces of glass, or small stones. The Publix Brand Jalapeno Bagels were sold in self-service bins, or artisan cases in the bakery department. They were distributed to Publix grocery stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. "As part of our commitment to food safety, potentially impacted product has been removed from all … [Read more...]

NHTSA Develops Vehicle Recall Safety Website

New Vehicle Recall Safety Website Shows Consumers If Vehicle Recall Issues Have Been Fixed The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has created a new online search tool, a vehicle recall safety website, for consumers to use their car’s VIN (vehicle identification number) to look up whether or not the car fell under a vehicle recall, and if the recall was effective in fixing the problem. The service officially launched on Wednesday, August 20th. The search tool allows consumers to look up any car with a VIN number to find out if the … [Read more...]

Four Indicted for Multistate Ground Beef Food Recall

Four California Slaughterhouse Owners Indicted for Illnesses Related to Ground Beef Food Recall The two co-owners and two other employees of a slaughterhouse in Petaluma, California, have been indicted on federal charges after their business was discovered to be the epicenter of a multistate outbreak that led to a massive ground beef food recall. On Thursday, August 14th, Jesse Amaral Jr, and employees Eugene Corda and Felix Cabrera, were indicted on federal charges for conspiracy to distribute adulterated, misbranded, and uninspected meat. … [Read more...]

Food Recall for Ground Beef at Whole Foods

N.E. Whole Foods Face Food Recall for Ground Beef Whole Foods locations in Massachusetts face a food recall for ground beef products that may contain e. Coli. The food recall for ground beef so far is small – only 368 pounds of ground beef are under the food recall, and Massachusetts Whole Foods are only affected in two locations. The ground beef was produced on June 8th, June 10th, and June 21st. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) began investigating reports of e. Coli illnesses in the area on June 25th. Three patients … [Read more...]

Chicken Nuggets Under Food Recall

Georgia Firm Issues Food Recall for Chicken Nuggets A company in Georgia has issued a food recall for 15,000 lbs of chicken nuggets after consumers complained about finding plastic pieces inside. The US Department of Agriculture reports that Perdue has issued a food recall for chicken nuggets under the brand name “APPLE GATE naturals,” with establishment number “P2617” and the “BEST BEFORE” date of “02/05/15.” The product was shipped on February 5, 2014 to nationwide retailers. Perdue and the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service stated that … [Read more...]

New Class Action Lawsuit Against GM Filed for Vehicle Recall

$10 Billion Class Action Lawsuit Against GM Says Vehicle Recall Devalued Cars A new class action lawsuit against GM (General Motors) lawsuit filed, demanding $10 billion in compensation for owners of vehicles that fall under the automotive manufacturer’s massive 20 million unit vehicle recall. According to this this latest class action lawsuit against GM, GM owes its customers three times its annual earnings in compensation for financial losses incurred by the customers, because the vehicle recall has seriously devalued their cars. The … [Read more...]

GM Issues New Vehicle Recall for 1.5 Million Cars

GM Issues Yet Another Vehicle Recall Due to Airbag Deployment Problems While General Motors faces personal injury lawsuits and a potential class action lawsuit for a delayed vehicle recall that, over several years, resulted in at least 13 deaths, the company has issued another vehicle recall for 1.5 million cars due to problems with airbag deployment. The latest recall will cost GM around $300 million to pay for repairs to the cars under vehicle recall. The GM vehicle recall covers 1.2 million 2008-2013 model Buick Enclaves and GMC … [Read more...]