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TJX Companies, Inc. Recalls “Ecoato” Sweet Paprika Powder Due to Possible Health Risk

On July 26th, the FDA announced that the TJX Companies, Inc. announced it’s recall of “ecoato” Sweet Paprika Powder products as they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The company took rapid action to alert its stores to remove the product from the shelves and immediately place additional measures to prevent sales of -->

Major Retailers Fail to Install Car Seats Safely

false In an undercover investigation, 90% of child car seat retailers failed to properly install car seats for their customers. In the test, the retailers failed to fit two car seats in a standard family car. The results exposed serious problems and dangerous mistakes by what we believe to be professionals. The test sent car -->

GM Finds More Safety Problems, Threatening Their Reputation

Following G.M’.s announcement last week that they will recall another 8.4 million cars and trucks for a range of defects, it appears that the recall is a direct result of the company’s newfound vigilance to rooting out safety issues. But despite the company’s new roster of product investigations, the increasing number of recalls – which -->

As GM Recall Expands, GM Offers $1 Million for Victims of Faulty Ignition Switch

Last week, GM announced the recall of 8.4 million more vehicle worldwide – most of them for an ignition defect similar to the flaw that the company failed to disclose in other models for more than a decade. The company announced the recall right after they unveiled a plan to pay victims of accidents caused -->

GM Recalls 428,211 More Vehicles Amid Safety Concerns

General Motors is recalling nearly a half a million vehicles in the U.S. due to safety concerns over faulty air bags and other issues. Among the 428,211 recalled vehicles are the Chevrolet Cruze, Silverado and GMC Sierra. Problems in the air bag mechanism risk shooting pieces of metal into the cabin or keeping the air -->

Baby Suffocates in Nap Nanny Infant Recliner That Was Recalled Last Year

An eight-month old baby is the sixth child to suffocate in the Nap Nanny Recliner. The child, from New Jersey, was secured by a belt and was found partly hanging over the side of the baby-napping device, trapped between the recliner and a crib bumper. The U.S. Consumer and Product Safety Commission is warning parents -->

Ford Recalls Over a Million Cars for Faulty Steering

Last week, Ford announced it is recalling a total of 1.4 million vehicles. Approximately 1.1 million SUVs sold in America are being recalled because they could suffer loss of power steering. An additional 200,000 Ford Taurus sedans manufactured between 2010 and 2014 could be prone to a corrosion issue. The carmaker could soon break the -->

More Than 13 Deaths Related to Recalled GM Cars

U.S. Safety regulators said that it is likely that more than 13 people died in General Motors cars recalled earlier this year for their defective ignition switches. The automaker stands by its number of fatalities but did raise the number of crashes associated with the faulty switches. GM recalled 2.6 million older models, including the -->

Adult Portable Bed Handles Recalled by Bed Handles Inc. Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards

Bed Handles Inc. is recalling some 113,000 adult portable bed handles due to entrapment and strangulation hazards. Three deaths have been reported. When attached to an adult’s bed without the use of safety retention straps, the handle can shift out of place, creating a dangerous gap between the bed handle and the side of the -->

Hyundai Crash Victim Families Score $240 Million Punitive Verdict

Hyundai was hit with $248 million in damages, including a $240 million punitive award, for the deaths of two cousins in a 2011 crash that was allegedly caused by a weak component in the steering mechanism of the Hyundai Tiburon they were driving. The Montana court found that the 2005 Tiburon contained a manufacturing defect -->