January 23, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Medical Devices

Alarming Medical Device Recalls in 2017

An exorbitant number of medical devices were recalled from the market in 2017, for a wide variety of reasons, including manufacturing defects and other life-threatening dangers posed to unsuspecting patients. The excessive number of recalls each year leaves the medical community, patients, their families, and their advocates with more questions than answers regarding how so…

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September 22, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Mazda Recall Alerts: Airbags and Power Steering Issues

Mazda has announced the following recalls in September 2017: Wiring issue: Recall covers Mazda 6 sedans for model years 2015-2016. Wiring under the front passenger seat can rub up against welding debris causing the wires to short knocking our power steering and passenger air bag. More than 60,000 vehicles are affected in the US and…

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June 16, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

Product Liability

Unrepaired Defective Airbags: A Fatal Toll in California

Hundreds of thousands of California residents are still driving recalled vehicles with dangerously defective airbag inflators that could explode and spray shrapnel into the passenger compartment upon deployment. At least 11 Americans, including three Californians have been killed by the defective inflators. The airbag recall includes vehicles from 19 different auto manufacturers, most of which…

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March 8, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Mercedes-Benz to Recall One Million New Cars Due To Fire Risk

To date, 51 car fires have been reported in newer 2015-2017 model Mercedes-Benz vehicles worldwide. Thirty of the car fires have been in the US. Models affected include CLA, GLA, C-Class, E-Class and GLC models. Of the million vehicles involved in the recall, 307,629 are located in the United States. That number is 40,00 units…

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February 15, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Sargento Foods Listeria Cheese Recall Expands

Sargento Foods, Inc. announced this past weekend that certain packages of Ultra Thin Sliced Longhorn Colby and Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese were recalled due to potential contamination of listeria monocytogenes. The items were all packaged at Sargento’s plant in Plymouth, Wisconsin. The company has also recalled five additional products at the same…

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February 8, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Food Product Recalls Up by 22% in 2016

Food Safety Magazine has tracked food product recalls issued in the U.S. and Canada for the second year in a row.  The information was compiled based on notices issued by the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, the US Food and Drug Administration and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.  In 2016, the…

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January 19, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Hostess Twinkies Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

Hostess has issued a voluntary recall of its Holiday White Peppermint Twinkies due to a possible salmonella contamination of the products’ sugar coating. The product was distributed throughout California and to supermarkets and convenience stores nationwide. The company said it applies only to White Peppermint Twinkies with the label UPC 888109111571 sold in multipack boxes….

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January 16, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Jessica Alba’s Honest Company Recalls Organic Baby Powder

The Honest Company announced a voluntary recall of its organic baby due to possible contamination that was found during routine testing.  All lots of the product are being recalled; the microorganisms found in testing results may cause eye and skin infections.  The company has posted additional information on their website stating that no other products…

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