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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.

Heinz announces gravy recall due to mislabeling error; risk of allergic reaction

CBS News reports that Kraft Heinz Company is in hot water after mislabeling hundreds of cases of its Heinz-brand gravy right before Thanksgiving. According to the FDA, the jar’s labeling may indicate the product to be Heinz Pork Gravy; however, it might actually be Heinz HomeStyle Bistro Au Jus Gravy. If this is the case, the product would not be labeled to contain milk and soy, thus putting those with severe allergies at risk of an allergic reaction. The following Heinz products, all distributed to various U.S. retailers, are included in this gravy recall: CONSUMERS: Heinz HomeStyle Gravy Pork; individual 12 ... Read More

Baby food recall announced by H-E-B following discovery of plastic piece within a consumer’s container

H-E-B, a well-known grocery store chain based in Texas, is recalling its entire H-E-B Baby Food 2 pack 4 oz. cups product line. While there have not been any deaths or injuries linked to the recalled baby food, a small piece of rubber was found inside one of the containers and the company wishes to prevent any possibility of injury in the future. According to the FDA, H-E-B is now in process of a full investigation with its H-E-B Baby Food manufacturer regarding this incident to ensure all proper safety procedures are being followed during production. “Though we have only received ... Read More

Tree stands pose significant fall hazards without a safety harness; Oklahoma man falls nearly 30 feet

With hunting season beginning, hunters will be flocking to their tree stands for wider visibility of their surroundings and a better shot at wild game. However, if the hunter becomes distracted or even drowsy while in tree stand, the risk of falling from the tree stand increases significantly and puts hunters at risk of serious injury. Earlier this autumn in Oklahoma, 49-year-old Joel Bomgren fell approximately 30 feet while up in a tree stand preparing for this year’s hunting season. What made the situation even more difficult was that he had fallen in a heavily wooded area, which an ambulance ... Read More

Trek bicycle recall announced following reports of fork separation, fall hazard

Almost 3,000 Trek Farley bicycles are now under recall by Trek after reports that the fork may separate from the steer tube, resulting in a fall hazard to the rider. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the bicycle recall includes model year 2014 Trek Farley bicycles and framesets, as well as 2015 Trek Farley 6 bicycles and framesets. The 2014 Trek Farley being recalled is black in color and features green decals with an aluminum frame and fork. The 2015 Trek Farley 6 differs in that it is black with blue decals. Each of the recalled bicycle ... Read More

Dehumidifier recall announced due to approximately $4.8M in property damage, fire and burn hazard

A dehumidifier recall has been announced by GD Midea and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) after reports that the products may overheat, smoke and even catch fire while in use. Consumers in possession of one or more of the recalled dehumidifiers are at great risk of serious fire and burn hazards. According to the CPSC, the dehumidifier recall includes sizes 25, 30, 40, 50, 60, 65, 70, and 75-pint dehumidifiers sold with one of the following brand names:  Airworks, Alen, Arcticaire, Arctic King, Beaumark, Coolworks, ComfortAire, Comfort Star, Continental Electic, Crosley, Daewoo, Danby, Danby & Designer, Dayton, Degree, ... Read More

Pier 1 Imports announces glass knob recall following reports of injury; 140K affected

Pier 1 Imports, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), has announced a recall of nearly 140,000 glass knobs that may break during use. If the defective glass knob did break, the user would be at risk of laceration due to the broken glass. The recalled glass knobs commonly used with the company’s dressers, cabinets and small drawers were known under three different model names: Basic, Kira and Facets. Each of the glass knobs features a metal stem affixed to one side and was sold in one of seven colors: clear, teal, pink, green, aquamarine, champagne and ... Read More

Toyota expands Takata airbag recall; adds another six million vehicles worldwide

Nearly six million more Toyota vehicles are now under recall worldwide due to the infamous and ever-growing Takata airbag recall. The deadly defect within the Takata airbags has been linked to as many as 16 fatalities thus far, as well as several injuries. Toyota claims the latest Takata airbag recall spans across 1.4 million vehicles in Europe, 1.1 million in Japan and another 820,000 in China. All of the vehicles affected were manufactured from April 2006 through December 2014. Toyota is now responsible for recalling more than 23 million vehicles worldwide containing the defective airbags, including the following U.S. vehicles: ... Read More

Road bicycle recall announced due to issue with rear wheel; minor injury reported

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), approximately 1,000 road bicycles are now under recall by Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc. The recalled bicycles may become dangerous if the bicycle’s rear wheel comes out of the dropout, which causes fractures in the rear triangle area and puts riders at risk of injury. The bicycle recall specifies the 2016 Specialized S-Works Venge Vias and Venge Pro Vias road bicycles. The bicycles were sold in one of the following color combinations:  black, white, red and black, white and black, and green and blue color combinations. The recalled bicycle’s downtube should feature ... Read More

Toyota announces Prius recall following “reports of crashes, injuries and deaths”

Toyota Motor Corp. has announced a recall of nearly 340,000 of its newly designed Prius gasoline hybrid model in both Japan and overseas due to a potentially dangerous issue involving the vehicle’s parking brake. “On the involved vehicles, there is a possibility that the parking brake could become inoperative,” Toyota said Wednesday in a statement. “If this occurs and the driver exits the vehicle with the transmission in a gear other than ‘Park’ while the ignition is on, the vehicle could roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.” The Prius recall involves 2016 and 2017 models produced from August ... Read More

Hammock recall announced by Wildhorn Outfitters following incident resulting in injury

Almost 10,000 Wildhorn Outfitters Outpost camping hammocks are now under recall, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The hammock recall states that the cinch buckles that came with the hammock’s suspension kit may fail during use, causing the straps to detach and those occupying the hammock to fall. Wildhorn Outfitters has identified three separate products in need of recalling – the Outpost 1 Hammock, the Outpost 2 Hammock and one standalone Wildhorn Outfitters Litespeed Suspension Kit. The recalled Outpost 1 Hammock was made for one person, while the Outpost 2 Hammock was created as a two-person model. Each ... Read More