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Canned Beef Recalled Due to Unsafe Levels of Lead

By D L on October 11, 2021 - No comments

Canned Beef Recalled Due to Unsafe Levels of Lead

Crider Foods is recalling about 525,717 pounds of canned beef with gravy products that may be contaminated with unsafe levels of lead.

According to an alert issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the canned beef may have been contaminated due to a spice mix used by an outside supplier.

The products were processed on Oct. 22, 2020, and March 15, 2021, and could cause serious health risks. …Read the rest »

Nearly 6,000 Pounds of Maine Lobster Recalled for Listeria Contamination

By D L on October 8, 2021 - No comments

Nearly 6,000 Pounds of Maine Lobster Recalled for Listeria Contamination

Thousands of pounds of frozen cooked lobster meat are being recalled by a Maine company because of potential listeria contamination.

According to a news report, Greenhead Lobster Products of Bucksport, Maine, said it issued the recall after identifying the potential for contamination during routine sampling.

The tainted lobster meat was sent to Maine and New Hampshire companies for distribution nationwide but could cause serious illnesses. …Read the rest »

Volvo Recalls Nearly 260,000 S60 and S80 Sedans for Defective Airbags Linked to Fatality

By D L on October 8, 2021 - No comments

Volvo Recalls Nearly 260,000 S60 and S80 Sedans for Defective Airbags

Volvo has issued a vehicle defect recall for about 260,000 sedans because of potential airbag defects that have been linked to one recent death.

According to Consumer Reports, the recall has been issued because a part in the driver-side airbag might rupture and send metal fragments flying toward occupants if the airbag deploys.

It involves S60 sedans from the 2001 through 2009 model years and S80 sedans from the 2001 through 2006 model years. …Read the rest »

Bayer Recalls Lotrimin and Tinactin Sprays Due to Presence of Benzene

By D L on October 8, 2021 - No comments

Bayer Recalls Lotrimin and Tinactin Sprays Due to Presence of Benzene

Bayer is voluntarily recalling all unexpired Lotrimin AF and Tinactin spray products because they may contain a substance that can cause serious health risks.

According to a news release issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the recall has been issued because the products could contain benzene, a carcinogen that can cause health risks including blood disorders through exposure.

The recall applies to products with lot numbers beginning with TN, CV, or NAA, which were distributed between September 2018 and September 2021. …Read the rest »

Joovy Recalls Jogging Strollers for Fall Hazard

By D L on October 8, 2021 - No comments

Joovy Recalls Jogging Strollers for Fall Hazard

Joovy has recalled thousands of its Ultralight Jogging Strollers because the stroller’s front wheel bearing could fail or detach.

According to an alert posted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the dangerous defect could pose a fall or injury hazard for children in the strollers.

The recall involves Zoom 360 Ultralight Jogging Strollers with SKU 8060, 8061, 8067, and 8069 manufactured between March 2020 and October 2020. …Read the rest »

Hyundai Sonatas Recalled Because Wrong Turn Signal May Light Up

By D L on October 4, 2021 - No comments

Hyundai Sonatas Recalled Because Wrong Turn Signal May Light Up

Nearly 466,109 Hyundai Sonatas, Sonata Hybrids, and Sonata Plug-in Hybrids are being recalled for a vehicle defect that might cause the wrong turn signal to light up.

According to Consumer Reports, the recall involves vehicles from the 2015 through 2017 model years and could cause dangerous situations on the road.

The source of this problem is the same as with certain Kia Sedona minivans – the electronic component that interprets the signals that come from the turn signal stalk. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Auto Defects

Frozen Potstickers Recalled Due to Plastic Contamination

By D L on October 4, 2021 - No comments

Frozen Potstickers Recalled Due to Plastic Contamination

A California-based food manufacturer has issued a recall for more than 33,000 pounds of frozen potstickers.

According to a KRON news report, customers reported finding clear, flexible, and hard plastic in the “Ling Ling Potstickers Chicken & Vegetable” produced by Ajinomoto Foods North America, Inc.

The potentially dangerous potstickers were sold at grocery stores such as Target, Safeway, and Lucky. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

Certain Ford Lincoln and Corsair Vehicles Recalled for Software Defects

By D L on October 4, 2021 - No comments

Certain Ford Lincoln and Corsair Vehicles Recalled for Software Defects

More than 228,000 Ford Explorer, Lincoln Aviator, and Lincoln Corsair SUVs from the 2020 and 2021 model years are being recalled to fix a faulty backup camera.

According to Consumer Reports, the software issue could prevent the backup camera’s image from displaying on the infotainment screen inside the vehicle when the reverse gear is engaged.

The fault increases the risk of a driver backing over a person or object because they could not see what was behind the vehicle. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Auto Defects

Two Companies Recall ATVs Made for Children Due to Violation of Safety Standards

By D L on October 4, 2021 - No comments

Two Companies Recall ATVs Made for Children Due to Violation of Safety Standards

Two companies that make all-terrain vehicles have recalled kids’ ATVs found to fall below federal safety standards.

Southern California-based Luyuan and Canada-based Venom Motorsports have both been named in the recall over safety concerns, with the ATVs causing a danger to children.

All of the affected ATVs were made in China. No injuries or deaths have been reported as a result of these federal safety standard violations. …Read the rest »

More Than 126,000 Ford Explorer SUVs Recalled for Suspension Danger

By D L on October 1, 2021 - No comments

More Than 126,000 Ford Explorer SUVs Recalled for Suspension That Could Fail

Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 126,000 Explorer SUVs because a suspension component could break and cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

According to Consumer Reports, the affected vehicles include 2011 through 2013 Explorer models, with those in states where road salt is used particularly at risk.

If a suspension breaks while the vehicle is in motion it could put drivers, passengers, and other road users in extreme danger. …Read the rest »


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