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Stainless steel tool chests sold exclusively at Costco recalled after reports of major lacerations

Posted: April 14, 2014 Recalls

After reports of lacerations from its sharp edges, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Whalen Furniture Manufacturing have announced a recall of approximately 20,000 stainless steel tool chests.

CDC announces new reports of salmonella infections from Foster Farms chicken

Posted: April 13, 2014 Personal Injury

The number of people infected with antibiotic-resistant salmonella after consuming chicken processed by Foster Farms continues to climb, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At least 524 people have been sickened across 25 states and Puerto

Volkswagen temporarily halting North American sales of four popular 2014 vehicles due to oil leakage

Posted: April 10, 2014 Product Liability

This Wednesday, Volkswagen (VW) has announced that it will halt its North American sales on approximately 27,000 current model year Passats, Jettas, Beetles and Beetle Convertibles with 1.8-liter engines and automatic transmission. All of the models were built after Feb.

Evenflo announces recall of around 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to stuck harnesses

Posted: April 9, 2014 Recalls

Nearly 1.3 million child safety seat buckles are currently under recall by the company Evenflo. The company has found that the seat buckles have the potential to become stuck, therefore putting the child at risk in case of an emergency

Reports of explosions lead to sizable recall of Kozy Heat, Ambiance and Stellar Hearth fireplaces

Posted: April 7, 2014 Recalls

Hussong Manufacturing and American Flame, in conjunction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), have announced a recall of more than 13,000 Kozy Heat, Ambiance and Stellar Hearth gas fireplaces and fireplace inserts. Around 2,100 are also being recalled in

Batches of Paxil recalled due to possible contamination

Posted: April 3, 2014 Recalls

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) received a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding a potentially contaminated shipment of the company’s antidepressant Paxil and its failure to warn consumers of quality problems. The action stems from an October inspection of

Nearly 338,000 Dyson portable electric heaters recalled in the United States

Posted: April 3, 2014 Recalls

Due to reports of overheating, Dyson and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have announced a recall of about 338,000 portable electric heaters in the United States. The recalled heaters may develop an electric short, causing them to overheat and

More government oversight credited for jump in medical device recalls

Posted: March 28, 2014 Pharmaceutical

The number of medical device recalls has doubled in the past 10 years, according to a new report, a result of more government oversight and manufacturers doing a better job of halting sales of defective devices, officials say.

Homeopathic treatments recalled; potential for serious allergic reactions

Posted: March 28, 2014 Recalls

Several lines of homeopathic treatments made by Terra-Medica are being recalled because they may contain penicillin or derivatives of the antibiotic, which could cause allergic reactions in some people.

Listeria monocytogenes contamination spurs large recall of Parkers Farm products

Posted: March 27, 2014 Recalls

A recall is currently being conducted by the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Consumer Food Safety Inspectors after it was determined that many varieties of the Parkers Farm Acquisition snack foods were contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The bacteria