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Temp Temple

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Temp Temple is the Communications Assistant for Beasley Allen Law Firm’s Web Development department. Born and raised in Montgomery, Ala., Temp began writing for Righting Injustice as an intern following his sophomore year at Belmont University, where he received the Bruin Blog Scholarship and wrote for the university’s official blog each semester. Now a full-time employee of the firm, Temp is a graduate of Huntingdon College, where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. Temp writes a variety of posts during his workday ranging from assorted recalls to firm and national litigation, and special events happening across the nation.

Polaris recall affects Sportsman 850 and 1000 ATVs with significant fire hazard; almost 800 incidents reported

Recall - ATV, Polaris

Almost 20,000 Sportsman 850 and 1000 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are now under recall by Polaris and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The Polaris recall notice states that the vehicles’ right side panel heat shield may melt. There is also a second issue with the 2015 Sportsman 1000 ATVs where the exhaust springs can stretch and cause damage to the exhaust seals, resulting in exhaust leaks. The Polaris recall involves all Polaris Sportsman 850 and 1000 model ATVs from the 2015 and 2016 model years. The “Polaris” logo can be found printed along the front grill while either “Sportsman ... Read More

Frozen pizza recall linked to potential Listeria monocytogenes; sold only by Walmart stores

pizza - Pexels

RBR Meat Company Inc., in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), is recalling more than 21,000 pounds of frozen pizzas after learning they might be “adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.” RBR’s Marketside Supreme Frozen Pizzas were sold at select Walmart locations in a 50.6-oz. box comprising of single shrink-wrapped 16-inch pizzas. The recalled pizza’s label should read “Marketside Extra Large Supreme Pizza,” with its lot code being 20547. The pizzas were shipped to Walmart distribution centers in Washington, Utah, Nevada and California. According to the USDA, the frozen pizza recall qualifies as a Class ... Read More

Hyundai recall spans more than 977K Sonata and Sonata hybrid vehicles due to seatbelt defect

2011 Hyundai Sonata

Nearly 978,000 Hyundai Sonatas are now under recall upon learning that the vehicle’s front seat belts may become loose during a collision. The defective seatbelt has been linked to only one minor injury thus far. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), this Hyundai recall affects Sonatas from model years 2011 through 2014, as well as 2011 through 2015 of the Sonata Hybrid models. Despite how widespread the Hyundai recall appears, it is likely that only one percent of the recalled Sonatas actually have the defect, which is believed to be caused by a faulty connector not latching entirely ... Read More

Vulto Creamery named in wrongful death lawsuit following raw milk cheese recall

cheese recall - Vulto Creamery

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York after a woman linked her husband’s death to the Vulto Creamery raw milk cheese recall. According to Food Safety News, Vermont resident Veronica Friedman filed the wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of her late husband Richard Friedman, alleging he suffered a massive stroke caused by a Listeriosis infection he procured from ingesting the recalled raw milk cheese last year. “People think of food poisoning as inconvenient rather than really dangerous,” said William D. Marler of Seattle, who is an attorney for Ms. Friedman, as ... Read More

XBOX ONE Controller Charger recall announced; 24 reports of overheating

Recall - XBOX ONE controller chargers

More than 120,000 Energizer® XBOX ONE 2X Smart Chargers are under recall by Performance Designed Products and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The recalled chargers are believed to overheat and cause damage to the game controller, thus posing a burn hazard to unsuspecting consumers. The controller charger recall specifies the Energizer® XBOX ONE 2X Smart Chargers that are used to charge XBOX ONE video game controllers. The recalled chargers, which are made of a black plastic, measure around 3.5 inches long by 5 inches wide by 11 inches. The “Energizer®” logo can be found on the charger’s label ... Read More

Whole Foods Market expands cheese recall following reports of hospitalizations; two deaths

cheese recall - Vulto Creamery

Raw milk cheeses are under fire again as Whole Foods announces it will be expanding its initial cheese recall in hopes of protecting more consumers from potential Listeria monocytogenes. Only eight stores are affected, spread across New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. According to the FDA, Whole Foods will be including Vulto Creamery’s Andes, Hamden and Walton Umber raw milk cheeses in its initial recall of Ouleout and Miranda soft wash-rind raw milk cheeses. The three additional cheeses were cut and packaged in a clear plastic wrap with “sell by” dates from 01/02/2017 to 04/02/2017 and scale labels starting with ... Read More

Table saw recall announced after reports of injuries, fingernail amputation

Recall - table saw, portable, Craftsman

More than 45,000 Craftsman portable table saws are under recall upon the discovery its stand may collapse unexpectedly. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the recalled table saws pose both laceration and impact injury hazards to the consumer. The table saw recall involves all Craftsman brand 10-inch table saws with model number 137.41503 sitting on a black metal foldable stand. A silver label located on the front of the recalled table saw should have “15 AMP 10-inch table saw,” “Sears Brands Mgt. Corp.” and its model and serial numbers. The serial number must be begin with one ... Read More

Vulto Creamery cheese recall linked to two deaths; FDA investigation announced

cheese recall - Vulto Creamery

After a reported two deaths and six hospitalizations, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an investigation of a listeriosis outbreak in connection with Vulto Creamery’s soft raw cheese recall. Vulto Creamery announced its cheese recall earlier this week, stating that its Ouleout, Miranda, Heinennellie and Willowemoc soft wash-rind raw milk cheeses tested positive for Listeria monoytogenes. Though the cheeses were available nationwide, the majority of the affected products were sold in locations like California, Chicago, Portland and the District of Columbia. Listeriosis is a serious infection caused by the ingestion of Listeria monocytogenes through contaminated food. The illness ... Read More

Whole Foods announces cheese recall in four states due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination

Whole Foods - image by ChadPerez49 via Wikimedia Commons

Whole Foods Market announced a limited cheese recall affecting nine stores in four different states. The recalled cheese could be contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes – the same health issue plaguing similar cheese recalls earlier this year. Ingestion of these bacteria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in those with poor immune systems. Vulto Creamery’s cheese recall affects Ouleout and Miranda soft wash-rind raw milk cheeses cut and packaged in clear plastic wrap with scale labels starting with PLU codes 0200305 and 0200306 and “sell by” dates from 12/27/2016 to 03/28/2017. The affected cheese products were sold in Connecticut, Massachusetts, ... Read More

Nearly 100K STIHL chain saws recalled due to fire and burn hazards

Recall - chainsaw, STIHL

Nearly 100,000 gas-powered chain saws are being recalled by STIHL and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) upon learning of a leakage issue with the product’s fuel line. If a recalled chainsaw’s fuel line does leak, the consumer is at risk of both fire and burn hazards. The chain saw recall involves the STIHL MS 461 R gas-powered chain saw with a wrap handle. The recalled chain saws feature the “STIHL” logo on its engine cover and are orange and gray in color. Located under the front hand guard near the engine’s housing, the chain saw’s serial number should ... Read More