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10 illnesses associated with Blue Bell Creameries contamination

A federal agency recently stated that there were at least ten recorded illnesses, including three deaths, associated with the recent Blue Bell Creameries recall, Fox News reported on April 22. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported two recent illnesses that occurred in Arizona and Oklahoma. Previous numbers included eight people in Texas and Kansas who… Read More

Honda expands Takata recall

On March 19, Honda  stated that they are adding 104,871 vehicles to their Takata airbag recall, an article of USA Today reported. This is the latest wave of Takata airbag recalls, which now include 2008 Pilot SUVs, 2004 Civics, and 2001 Accords. These primarily affect the driver side airbags, which is a deviation from the previous… Read More

Man harmed by defective iPhone

A Lindenhurst resident claimed that he recently suffered severe burn injury to his thigh after the iPhone 5C inside his pocket suddenly burst, an article on CNN stated March 5. On February 14, Eric Johnson was bending over to reach for his keys when he heard something pop inside his pocket. Johnson reportedly then felt… Read More

Thousands of utility trolleys recalled in the US

Federal authorities have issued an alert to consumers regarding thousands of utility trolleys that are being recalled due to potential injuries they may inflict on consumers, Eyewitness News 3 reported on February 26. Reports said over 270,000 multi-purpose hand trucks are being recalled by Cosco. According to the recall, the wheel hub of the aluminum hand trucks may… Read More

Thousands of infant mattresses recalled in the US

Some 169,000 infant mattresses in the US are being recalled by Ikea due to potential hazards that it can cause to babies, ksn.com reported on January 20. The recall affects the mattresses of several IKEA crib models. Reports said the company issued the recall after they were notified of two incidents of babies getting trapped… 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