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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.

Stroller recall announced due to multiple safety hazards; injuries including stitches, broken bones reported

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), almost 30,000 Qbit strollers are under recall by Aria Child upon discovering the strollers pose an injury, laceration and fall hazard. The stroller recall states that a gap within the stroller’s folding side hinge may pinch a parent/caregiver’s hand while unfolding the stroller. The recalled strollers may also fold up unexpectedly while still in use. The stroller recall affects the gb Qbit lightweight stroller manufactured for children up to 50 pounds. Each of the recalled strollers feature four sets of two wheels, a full-sized reclining seat, a removable cup holder, a ... Read More

Another hoverboard recall surfaces days before Christmas; defective batteries to blame

Almost 2,000 self-balancing scooters, or hoverboards, are reportedly under recall due to a familiar issue – catching fire and/or exploding. The problem stems from the product’s lithium-ion battery packs, which may overheat and begin smoking during use or while the product is charging. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the hoverboard recall specifies the Orbit brand self-balancing scooters with two wheels at either end of its platform. The recalled hoverboards are energized by lithium-ion battery packs and were sold in one of the following six colors: white, red, gold, blue, black and green. The underside of the ... Read More

Massive Cuisinart food processor recall announced due to blade breakage; 69 incidents reported

Cuisinart, known for its manufacturing of various kitchen accessories and small appliances, has announced a startling recall of nearly 8 million food processors dating back as far as 1996. The recalled food processors are reported to contain a riveted blade that may crack into small, metal pieces over time. If the metal pieces break off into the processed food, consumers could experience severe lacerations in their mouth. “These are in millions of American homes, including my own,” CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye told ABC News regarding the food processor recall. “You find out that there’s a problem when you bite down ... Read More

Macaroni and cheese recall announced by TreeHouse Foods; Walmart’s ‘Great Value’ brand affected

Several various brands of macaroni and cheese have been recalled by TreeHouse Foods Inc. due to concerns about potential Salmonella within its powdered milk. Valley Milk Products LLC, the company responsible for manufacturing the affected milk, had more than four million pounds of its powdered milk seized by the FDA following the discovery of Salmonella in both its products and facility. TreeHouse Foods’ macaroni and cheese recall impacts three different products across three different brands, including Walmart’s brand “Great Value.” All three products were distributed to retailers around the nation. The following three macaroni and cheese products are included in ... Read More

Menorah recall reannounced by Target amid fears of fires; 8 incidents reported

Target, one of many popular big-box stores headquartered in North America, has reannounced a previous recall of nearly 2,600 menorahs that have the potential to melt and become flammable. The same menorah recall was posted by Target, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), back in May of this year. According to the CPSC, the menorah recall specifically identifies clear acrylic Hanukkah menorahs designed into the shape of a pyramid and measuring 10.5 inches long by 1.2 inches wide by 2.3 inches in height. The side of the recalled menorah should have a white label identifying its ... Read More

Crossbow recall announced for potentially faulty sensor; report of hand laceration

More than 3,000 Barnett crossbows are now under recall by Barnett Outdoors and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The crossbows are reported to feature a defective sensor, which is supposed to sense whether an arrow is properly loaded or not. However, these sensors may malfunction during use, allowing the crossbow to fire unexpectedly and potentially injure the user or a bystander. According to the CPSC, the crossbow recall affects six different models of Barnett crossbows, all of which can be identified by their model numbers found along the limbs of the riser and the dome label on the ... Read More

Christmas gift box recall announced due to potential mold; reports of respiratory issues

Sharing presents with loved ones is just one of the many ways we express joy during the holiday season. Unfortunately, some of this year’s presents may be hiding more than what meets the eye. Nearly 8,400 gift boxes manufactured by Schulman Retail Group are now under recall following the discovery of mold within the boxes. Any consumer with a compromised immune system, damaged lungs, or a mold allergy could be at risk of respiratory problems. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the gift box recall includes VIVID Red Wine Crush Gift Boxes constructed from metallic paper coverings ... Read More

Espresso maker recall announced by IMUSA due to defective filler caps

Almost 18,000 espresso makers have been recalled by IMUSA for fear consumers might be at risk of burn and impact injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), both issues plaguing the recalled espresso maker have to do with the product’s filler cap. Not only can the cap at the top of the unit crack and allow hot steam to escape, but it may also pop off unexpectedly due to pressure buildup. The espresso maker recall involves any black or gray and black IMUSA espresso makers featuring model numbers GAU-18200 and GAU-18201. The aforementioned caps should have date ... Read More

Almost 2M pounds of ready-to-eat chicken recalled due to possible undercooking

Following an initial recall of more than 17,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken, National Steak and Poultry has added another approximately 1.9 million pounds to the recall, or the equivalent of almost 992 tons, due to potential under-cooking. If the under-cooked poultry is consumed, bacterial pathogens could infect the consumer with food-borne illness. According to Food Safety News, the cases subject to recall were produced from Aug. 20 through Nov. 30 and bear establishment number “P-6010T” inside the USDA mark of inspection. All of the items were shipped to various food service locations across the nation and were distributed to retail ... Read More

Overtime pay update blocked by federal judge prior to taking effect

Despite efforts by the Obama administration, the new overtime rule that would have expanded eligibility to nearly four million Americans has been blocked a federal judge. The law, which would have required employers to pay time-and-a-half to their employees who worked more than 40 hours in a week and earned less than $47,476 annually, was set to take effect on Dec. 1. According to NPR, U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant III was responsible for issuing the preliminary injunction in the case after siding with plaintiffs who believed the new rule would’ve caused government costs in their respective states to increase ... Read More