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“Baby stroller” and “choking hazard” are two terms no parent wants to hear in the same sentence. Fortunately, no injuries have been associated with the recent UPPAbaby recall, which includes UPPAbaby 2015 CRUZ, 2015 VISTA strollers and the 2015 Rumbleseat. The recalled strollers contain a foam crossbar. Babies/small children could potentially bite off the foam -->

Recall: Bell & Evans Gluten Free Chicken Breast Nuggets

A Pennsylvania company, Bell & Evans, has recalled 20,000 pounds of chicken nuggets. According to officials, the nuggets could potentially cause food poisoning. A sample tested positive for Staphylococcal bacteria. Staphylococcal bacteria may cause Staphylococcal food poisoning, a gastrointestinal illness. The toxins in staphylococcal bacteria are typically fast acting. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, -->

GMC Recalls 780,000 SUVs

General Motors Co has issued a recall for roughly 780,000 crossover SUV’s. The recall is due to a power gate lift issue. According to GMC, the gates could suddenly fall and hit people.  Dirt in the gas struts, which hold up the gate, causes potential wear and fail. As of early July the company has reported -->

What You Need To Know About The Takata Airbag Recall

Takata Corporation, a Japanese airbag manufacturer that provides airbags for big names like Ford, BMW, and Toyota has declared 33.8 million vehicle airbags defective. Some are saying this announcement may lead to the largest auto recall campaign in US history. The faulty airbags have already resulted in six deaths and more than 100 injuries. Not -->

Blinds To Go Recall

Blinds To Go has voluntarily recalled about 200,000 custom made window shades. While no incidents or injuries have been reported, there is a potential strangulation hazard for small children due to the capacity for the shades chain/cord loop to slip out of the device. Statistics show a child is strangled from window coverings or blinds -->

Product Recall: Specialized Bicycle Components Aerobars are Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

Specialized Bicycle Components have recalled its Aerobars handlebars as the bolt used to affix these handlebars to the bicycle can loosen, posing a fall hazard to the rider. Effecting more than 8,300 units, the recall involves carbon and alloy Aerobars sold individually and with model years from 2012 to 2015 Specialized Shiv bicycles and model -->

Honda Expands Recall of Takata Airbag’s by at Least 100,000 Vehicles

At least another 100,000 vehicles have been added to the ongoing Takata airbag recall by Honda. More than 5 million cars and trucks have been affected by the faulty Takata airbag sensors. Honda has analyzed its makes and models to specifically pinpoint any additional cars or trucks that need replacement of the driver’s side front -->

$10 Million Civil Penalty Served Against Child Car Seat Manufacturer, Graco.

Child Car Seat Manufacturer, Graco, are set to pay $3 million into the U.S treasury and spend a further $7 milion taking new steps to improve child safety after it was proved the company failed to launch timely recalls of defective seats.  U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, announced last week that Graco were fined $10 -->

Fairway Market recalls its Brand Raw Hazelnuts due to Possible Salmonella Contamination.

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Fairway market is recalling its brand Raw Hazelnuts (Filberts) due to possible contamination with Salmonella. Salmonella can cause serious and even fatal infections in young children, elderly or others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals infected with the bacteria can experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and -->

Nissan Recalls 768,000 Crossovers and SUVs for Separate Problems

Nissan Motor Co is recalling about 768,000 vehicles, including the Rogue crossover and Pathfinder SUV, for separate problems. Some 552,135 Rogues from model years 2008 and 2013 will be recalled because moisture could seep out through the driver side floor and cause an electrical short to wiring that could lead to a fire, according to -->