Defective Products Blog Posts

Ford Escape Engine Fire Recall

The 2013 Ford Escape was recalled over concerns of engine compartment fires. The company is now accusing a supplier for the defective parts. Owners of 1.6-liter EcoBoost-Equiped Escapes were warned to stop driving their cars due to the possible engine… Read More

FDA Meets to Discuss Safety of Metal Hip Implants

A Twp day meeting is being held by the Food and Drug Administration to discuss the safety metal on metal hip implants and the years of patients' reports on adverse effects which sometimes requires removal of the devices. Physicians started favoring the… Read More

Bassinets Recalled

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Kolcraft are recalling the Tender Vibes and Light Vibes bassinets due to a fall hazard. Consumers have reported that the latches that attach the bassinet base onto the metal frame can appear to be locked in… Read More

Inflatable Pool Slides Recalled

The U.S. Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is recalling 21,000 inflatable Banzai in-ground pool water slides over safety hazards that led to the death of one mother and has caused severe injuries to others. The CPSC says that the slides can deflate causing… Read More

Sportspower Trampolines Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Sportspower Limited are recalling Sportspower Bounce Pro 14' trampolines due to the netting breaking on the trampolines causing a fall and injury hazard.There have been 17 reports of the netting breaking;… Read More

Nutella Settles Lawsuit For False Advertising

Last year Athena Hohenberg, a San Diego mother of a four-year-old girl, filed a class-action lawsuit against Ferrero USA, the makers of Nutella for false advertising. Nutella is a sweet chocolate spread that is full of sugar and palm oil. Hohenberg claims… Read More

Ultrasound Gel Bacterial Contamination

According to the Associated Press, U.S. marshals seized several lots of ultrasound gel from the company Pharmaceutical Innovations after the gel tested positive for bacterial contamination. The Food and Drug administration (FDA) said that the Other-Sonic… Read More

Towne and Country Foods of Greene Beef Recall

More than 2,000 pounds of beef have been recalled by a Maine meat distributor, Town and Country Foods of Greene due to a possible E. coli contamination. The recalled meat was shipped from the company between April 4 and April 10. The products recalled… Read More

Toxins Found in Nail Polish

California's Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) randomly tested 25 brands of nail polish that are used in California nail salons. The DTSC was checking to see if the products contained the toxic trio of chemicals: toluene, dibutyl phthalate… Read More

Odwalla Recalls Protein Drink

On Thursday, Odwalla Inc. voluntarily recalled the Odwalla Chocolate Protein Monster beverage because customers with peanut allergies have experienced severe allergic reactions after consuming the product. The company is recalling the 12-ounce and 32-ounces… Read More

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