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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.

Xootr scooter recall announced after reports of steer support breakage

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Approximately 3,000 Xootr Adult Kick Scooters are now under recall upon discovering the scooter’s steer support may break during normal use. The risk of breakage poses a significant fall hazard to consumers. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the adult scooter recall affects all Xootr adult kick scooters featuring the QuickClick push-button latching mechanism. The recalled scooters are silver in color, measuring about 30 inches long by 10 inches wide, with a handlebar height of 36 inches. Each scooter should feature the Xootr logo on the deck and lower section of the handlebar. The recalled scooter’s deck ... Read More

Hunt’s Chili Kit recall prompted by Possible salmonella contamination

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Conagra Brands, Inc. is now in the process of recalling certain Hunt’s Chili Kits upon discovering the kit’s chili seasoning, which originated from another supplier, may be contaminated by Salmonella. The company has opted to perform this recall out of an abundance of caution for consumer safety, despite having not detected any traces of salmonella in its final product. The Hunt’s Chili Kit recall encompasses the following Conagra food products: Item Description UPC MFG/Lot Code Best By Date HUNT’S CHILI KIT 44.8OZ 20-0-27000-42063-2 3534619500 Apr 04, 2018 HUNT’S CHILI KIT 44.8OZ 20-0-27000-42063-2 3534622200 May 01, 2018 HUNT’S CHILI KIT 44.8OZ 20-0-27000-42063-2 ... Read More

Magnetic tic-tac-toe games sold exclusively by Target recalled due to serious ingestion hazards

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Almost 20,000 magnetic tic-tac-toe games sold exclusively by Target are now under recall. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reported that the magnets can come off the tic-tac-toe pieces, thus posing a choking hazard to consumers and small children. If multiple magnets are ingested, they can link together within the intestines and clamp onto body tissues, which can result in intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and even death. Magnets can cause other lifelong health effects from ingestion as well. The Target recall specifies the magnetic tic-tac-toe games mounted on a 10 x 10 inch plywood board with nine “X” and ... Read More

Harbor Freight class action settlement benefits customers that purchased items misrepresented as discounted

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Harbor Freight, a discount tool retailer headquartered in California, will be giving shoppers up to 30 percent back on their purchases following a class action settlement. The suit alleges Harbor Freight lied when it advertised items at “sale” or “compare at” prices, despite the products having never been sold at a higher price point. According to AL.com, the settlement will cover purchases made from April 8, 2011, through Dec. 15, 2016. Any consumer with itemized receipts from Harbor Freight showing the “you saved” amount may receive either 20 percent of that amount in cash, or 30 percent in Harbor Freight ... Read More

Juratoys announces toy trolley recall following reports of child injuries; one requiring tooth extraction

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Almost 10,000 Bricolo by Janod ® Push toy trolleys are now under recall following the discovery that the toy may tip backwards during use, posing an impact injury hazard to small children. The toy trolley recall involves four different models of push toy trolleys – the French Cocotte Cooker trolley, the DIY-Magnetic trolley, the Redmaster-Magnetic trolley and the Barbeque trolley. Each of the recalled toy trolleys measures about 17 inches tall and has a one-foot-by-one-foot base. The item number should be located along the base of the toy. The following toy trolley item number/model combinations are affected by this Juratoys ... Read More

Ladder recall announced by Wing Enterprises; approximately 37K affected

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Nearly 37,000 Little Giant multipurpose ladders are under recall by Wing Enterprises upon learning the locking pins/rung fasteners may fail during use, putting consumers at risk of a serious fall hazard. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the defective ladders involved are the Little Giant Velocity™, LT™ and Liberty™ multipurpose ladders. Each of the ladders contain joints that allow it to bend and lock in a variety of different positions. The side of each ladder has “Little Giant,” the model name, as well as its model and part numbers printed. The following model and part number combinations ... Read More

Edamame recall announced by AFC; sold in more than 25 states

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Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. (AFC) is now recalling several lots of edamame (soybeans) upon learning they might be infected with Listeria monocytogenes. The FDA reports that the company learned of the possible contamination during random testing performed under its Quality Assurance Program. The recalled edamame, identified on the packaging as “Edamame – Soybeans in Pods,” is dated between 01/03/2017 and 03/17/2017 with UPC code 0-23012-00261-9. The products were refrigerated and sold at designated sushi counters within grocery stores, cafeterias and corporate dining centers in the following states: AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, ... Read More

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

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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

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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

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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