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Tag Archives: defective products

RECALL: Defective Airbags in Cars Including Honda

Back in September, Honda recalled 14 million of their cars made by the Japanese part supplier company Takata, because the airbags had the potential to explode and injure or even kill vehicle occupants. The defective airbags didn’t just go into Honda vehicles. They went into a variety of Japanese, American and German-made cars over the -->

Jury Clears Johnson & Johnson in 1st Bellwether Over Pinnacle Hip Implant

A Texas federal jury has unanimously cleared J&J DePuy Orthopedics, Inc. unit of accusations it manufactured a dangerous and defective metal-on-metal hip implant, in a bellwether trial in multidistrict litigation over the company’s Pinnacle device. The jury found in favor of the company on all counts, rejecting the plaintiff’s clams of negligence, defective design, failure -->

Louis Garneau Recalls Aerodynamic Bicycle Helmets Due to Injury Hazard

Louis Garneau has issued a recall for its Aerodynamic Bicycle Helmets due to an injury hazard. The helmet can fail to protect the wearer from impact injuries in cold temperatures. The recall affects about 1,180 helmets sold at independent bicycle dealers nationwide and online at from January 2014 through September 2014. This recall involves -->

Tuna Fish Recall at Stop & Shop and Giant

Stop & Shop and Giant supermarkets have each posted the following tuna fish recalls on their websites: Bumble Bee Albacore Tuna Pouches: Bumble Bee Premium Albacore Tuna in Water – 2.5 OZ Bumble Bee Premium Albacore Tuna in Water – 5 OZ Bumble Bee Premium Albacore Tuna in Water-Shipper – 2.5 OZ Bumble Bee Prime -->

Orbea Recalls Avant Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

Orbea has recalled its Avant bicycles and carbon farmesets sold with hydraulic disk brakes and all Avant bicycles and carbon framesets that are capable of being configured with hydraulic disk brakes due to a fall hazard. No injuries have been reported to date. The bicycles were sold at authorized Orbea bicycle retailers nationwide from August -->

RECALL: Kraft American Singles

According to the FDA website, Kraft has recalled its Kraft American Singles because a supplier did not store an ingredient used in this product in accordance with Kraft’s temperature standards which could result in premature spoilage. The affected product is limited to four varieties with “Best When Used By” dates of February 20, 2015, and -->

Nut Butter Recalls

Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. There have been reports of four illnesses associated with these nut butters. The butters were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters, and private label brands -->

Two Deaths Reported with Ace Bayou Bean Bag Chairs

Ace Bayou has recently recalled their Ace Bayou Bean Bag Chairs due to suffocation and choking hazards. Two deaths have been reported. The zippers on the bean bag chairs can be opened by children who can then crawl inside, get trapped and suffocate or choke on the bean bag chair’s foam beads. Consumers may contact -->

Plastic Bits Prompt Massive Chicken Nugget Recall

A Georgia chicken company has issued a massive product recall on some of its chicken nuggets. Despite it’s “natural” label, Appelgate Naturals – a Perdue brand – has revealed that a batch of its Chicken Nuggets may have been contaminated by foreign bodies after consumers complained of “small pieces of plastic” found inside the nugget. -->

Johnson & Johnson Pulls Hysterectomy Device from Hospitals Due to Belief of Spreading Cancer in Women

Johnson & Johnson has pulled hysterectomy devices from hospitals after being blamed from spreading cancer to women. The move amounts to an effective recall for the device called a laparoscopic power morcellator. J&J immediately stopped the sales of the devices in April 2014 after the U.S. FDA advised doctors not to use the tool, which -->