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1 million lbs of hotdog products recalled in the US

Over 1 million lbs of pretzel hotdog products in the U.S. are being recalled by their manufacturer due to a certain ingredient that may cause illnesses to some consumers, myfox8.com reported on November 17. The federal Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) stated that the frozen hotdog packs of Pretzel Dogs contain soy lecithin that… Read More

US Senator urge NHTSA to address vehicles with faulty airbags

Bill Nelson, U.S. Senator and member of the Senate Commerce Committee, is urging the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) to take more widespread action to address defective airbags that affect million of vehicles, Bradenton Herald reported on October 21. Reports said Senator Bill Nelson (D-Orlando) asked NHTSA’s David Friedman to push millions of… Read More

Nearly 6M HP power cords recalled

An estimated 5.6 million faulty laptop power cords supplied by Hewlett-Packard (HP) are being recalled in the U.S. and Canada due to fire risks, an article in International Business Times stated on August 28. HP issued a voluntary recall of the potentially hazardous cords after the federal commission on product safety was notified of 29… Read More

1.6M BMW vehicles with possible airbag issues recalled

Automaker BMW recently issued a recall of some 1.6 million older versions of 3 Series vehicles with airbags that may potentially harm passengers during deployment, Tech Times stated on July 21. A probe conducted by BMW revealed that the airbags in the affected vehicles may burst and shoot off metal fragments due to faulty preparation in… Read More

Bed handles recalled after three deaths

Hundreds of thousands of adult bed handles are being  recalled by Bed Handles Inc. after the product was linked to three deaths, an article by the Kansas City Star reported on May 20. Bed Handles Inc. is recalling 113,000 bed handles sold from 1994 to 2007 after three women reportedly died from becoming trapped by the handles.… Read More

Fitness wristband recalled for causing skin irritation

Wristbands designed to catalog daily physical activities are being recalled after causing skin irritations to some consumers. Fitbit issued a voluntary recall of Force wristbands on February 20 after receiving numerous consumer reports of skin rashes and infections. James Park of Fitbit was apologetic to the people who suffered skin problems because of the wristbands.… Read More

Thousands of dangerous baby walkers recalled

Thousands of dangerous baby walkers sold in the U.S. are being recalled by the company BebeLove. According to reports, the recall affects at least 3,600 baby walkers manufactured by BebeLove. The Consumer Product Safety Commission mentioned that the recalled BebeLove walkers did not meet federal safety standards. The commission said the walkers could cause serious… Read More

Thousands of heating boilers recalled

Federal authorities in the United States are recalling thousands of heating boilers used in homes after it was found that the heaters produce hazardous carbon monoxide, a report on FOX17 stated on Thursday, January 9. The recall affects 26,000 heating boilers manufactured by U.S. Boiler and 191 units from New Yorker Boiler, the U.S. Consumer… Read More

IKEA lamps recalled after one death and one injury

In mid-December, IKEA recalled millions of childrens lamps because of the strangulation threat that they posed to children. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that 2.9 million “Smila” wall-mount lamps were affected by the recall. The recall was issued after one child reportedly died and another one was injured by strangulation. Both incidents occurred in… Read More

Boeing and Airbus check 787 planes due to fire safety concerns

Distress beacons were said to be the cause of a fire that happened on an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner plane while parked at the Heathrow airport in London on July 12. Although no one was injured in the blaze, British aviation authorities have recommended the removal of all the Dreamliner beacons as a safety… Read More