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Home Depot accidentally sells recalled items

Home Depot has been continuing to sell numerous items despite the fact that they have been recalled. There are still 28 products that are still being sold by the nationwide chain, despite the fact that U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has officially recalled these items. Over 2,000 products were sold since the recall, between […]

Troubling questions raised over GM’s recall of thousands of previously recalled vehicles

In recent years, the U.S. automaker General Motors has come under fire for its handling of numerous safety recalls. Most notably was the 2014 massive recall of nearly 40 million GM vehicles after it was discovered that they contained a faulty ignition switch which was prone to slip out of the running position, thereby cutting […]

Combi Children Car Seats Can Cause Chest Injuries

Combi USA is officially ordering costumers to return its car seats because of its car seats injuries.  The car seats can transmit too much force to a child’s chest in a crash. This problem has been discovered in government tests. Government documents state that the injuries happen when the seats are installed in a forward-facing […]

Burn Hazard Baby Monitors

Nearly 30,000 baby monitors sold at Babies R Us, Target and other retailers contain batteries that can overheat, posing a burn hazard to customers. The batteries can swell and expand, causing the battery cover to open, exposing the hot batteries. The Lorex Care ‘N’ Share baby monitor has received almost 500 reports of batteries overheating. […]

IKEA is Recalling Dressers

MALM dressers made by IKEA have been voluntarily recalled due to the number of incidences in which children were hurt (or killed) by the dressers falling over onto them. “IKEA is recalling numerous versions of the product, which amounts to at least 29 million pieces of furniture, according to NBC News. Consumers may return items […]

Recalls Increase as Safety Awareness Does Too

In the past few years, the number of items that have been recalled has increased tremendously. Since 2002, the amount of food recalls has doubled; with about 1 new recall a day (on average). The number of vehicles that have been recalled has increased as well; with 51 million recalls in total just last year […]

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Recalls

The 2015 edition of the Jeep Grand Cherokee was voluntarily recalled last year due to malfunctions with the parking gear (electronic shifter). This problem has resulted in over 200 crashes and 40 injuries. Most recently the problem with the gear shifter may be tied to the death of the actor Anton Yelchin. “Earlier this year, […]

Is the FDA Too Slow with Recalls?

According to an investigation report on NBC4NY, the FDA still takes months for them to recall certain tainted food items. “Federal health officials failed to force a recall of peanut butter and almond products for three months after advanced DNA testing confirmed salmonella contamination, government investigators reported Thursday. Despite new legal powers to compel recalls […]

Hostess Recalls snacks

Hostess brand snacks have recalled over 710,000 lots of products due to concerns of peanut butter being contaminated.  Of those items, they include Ding Dongs, Chocodiles, Zingers and various others. A full list of products can be found here. “Impacted products were sold in grocery stores, dollar stores, drug stores and convenience stores throughout the United […]

General Mills Recalls Flour: Possible E. Coli Contamination

General Mills,is recalling over 10 million pounds of flour due to concerns of E. Coli that has been linked to 20 states. “General Mills says E. coli hasn’t been found in any of its flour products, but it is still carrying out the recall out of “an abundance of caution. While attempting to track the cause […]

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