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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,... Read more »

Mazda Recall Alerts: Airbags and Power Steering Issues

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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... Read more »

Unrepaired Defective Airbags: A Fatal Toll in California

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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... Read more »

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Food Safety Guidelines: Voluntary Product Recall vs. Mandatory Recall If food and food products become unsafe, they can be withdrawn from the market either by voluntary recalls or via a mandatory recall issued by the Federal government. But what’s the difference between the two? Simply put, a voluntary recall can... Read more »

Sargento Foods Listeria Cheese Recall Expands

Sargento Cheese Listeria 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... Read more »

Food Product Recalls Up by 22% in 2016

Food product safety recall in the US up 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... Read more »

Hostess Twinkies Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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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... Read more »

Jessica Alba’s Honest Company Recalls Organic Baby Powder

Honest company product recalls tested by third party laboratory
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... Read more »