Month: March 2020

Hand Sanitizer Lawsuits Hit Purell, Target, Walgreen's Germ-X

Hand Sanitizer Lawsuits Hit Purell, Target, Walgreen’s Germ-X

Class action lawsuits have been filed against Purell, Target Up&Up, and Walgreen's Germ-X for misleading people about the power of hand sanitizer to prevent viral infections.

/ March 27, 2020
Fisher Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper

Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Linked to Another 19 Infant Deaths

Consumer Reports found another 19 infant deaths since June 2019 due to the Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper, a now-recalled inclined sleeper that poses a suffocation hazard.

/ March 26, 2020
Volvo Recalls All 2019-2020 Vehicles for Brake Failure Hazard

Volvo Recalls All 2019-2020 Vehicles for Brake Failure Hazard

Volvo recalled every one of its 2019-2020 model-year vehicles due to a software glitch in the automatic emergency braking system.

/ March 25, 2020
Guan's Mushroom Co. Recalls Enoki Mushrooms for Listeria Risk

Guan’s Mushroom Co. Recalls Enoki Mushrooms for Listeria Risk

Another company has recalled enoki mushrooms from Korea after they tested positive for Listeria bacterial contamination.

/ March 24, 2020
Woom Bicycles Recalled for Injury & Fall Hazard

Woom Bicycles Recalled for Injury & Fall Hazard

About 5,500 Woom bicycles were recalled because the front fork can loosen and detach, posing fall and injury hazards to the rider.

/ March 23, 2020
Another 25 E. coli Illnesses Linked to Raw Sprouts

Another 25 E. coli Illnesses Linked to Raw Sprouts

Dozens more E. coli illnesses have been linked to clover sprouts in multiple outbreaks of food poisoning.

/ March 20, 2020
Boyer Recalls Soap-Making Chemicals After Child Suffers Burn Injuries

Boyer Recalls Soap-Making Chemicals After Child Suffers Burn Injuries

Nearly 330,000 bottles of soap-making chemicals were recalled due to a lack of childproof caps, which may result in chemical burns.

/ March 19, 2020
Honda Recalls 340,000 Portable Generators for Fire Hazards

Honda Recalls 340,000 Portable Generators for Fire Hazards

Honda recalled about 340,000 portable generators due to multiple fire hazards, including a leaky fuel valve and a short-circuit in the inverter assembly.

/ March 18, 2020
Sushi Shrimp Recalled in 40 States for Vibrio Infection Risk

Sushi Shrimp Recalled in 40 States for Vibrio Infection Risk

A recall was issued for tail-on butterfly shrimp sold at sushi bars in supermarkets across 40 states due to a risk of bacterial contamination that can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and body chills.

/ March 17, 2020
WinCo Recalls Frozen Blackberries for Norovirus Risk

WinCo Recalls Frozen Blackberries for Norovirus Risk

WinCo has recalled bags of frozen blackberries and mixed berries due to a risk of Norovirus contamination. No illnesses were reported.

/ March 16, 2020