If you’re one to grab bags of frozen vegetables to complete a quick dinner, you may want to check the brands and dates in your freezer before deciding to eat them. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has linked a recent outbreak of listeria (Listeria monocytogenes) back to several brands of frozen fruits and vegetables. Initially, the recall only included 15 products, but it Continue Reading
Have you ever gotten a letter from your vehicle’s manufacturer letting you know about a recalled part? Car part and product recalls have become a very common occurrence in recent years. Automobiles have so many pieces that are all suppose to work together to create a safe vehicle for you to drive, but the reality is that these parts can all too often malfunction. When they do, you can end up in Continue Reading
The last few years have certainly seen a fair share of major auto recalls – GM, Ford, Toyota and most recently, VW. For the most part, manufacturers are hyper-vigilant about notifying consumers about any recalled parts found on their vehicles; however, the same isn’t always said for individuals and lots selling used cars. Although human negligence, not defective machinery, is the root cause Continue Reading
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the number of product recalls has been steadily increasing over the last decade. In 2012, there 2,300 product recalls (or 6 recalls per day). These recalls covered the entire range products from medical devices and food to consumer products and Continue Reading
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