Month: September 2022
Over 100,000 Home Elevators Recalled in 2 Years for Deadly Risks
Safety officials have recalled more than 100,000 home elevators in the past 2 years due to a deadly crush hazard for kids.
Los Angeles High School Trainer Charged With Sexual Assault
A trainer who worked at two Los Angeles high schools has been accused of sexually assaulting at least 10 girls between 2017 and 2022, more than 5 years after the first victim reported him to police.
HECOPRO Carbon Monoxide Detectors Fail Safety Tests, CPSC Warns
Safety officials are warning consumers to stop using HECOPRO carbon monoxide detectors from Amazon.com that may not work.
Behrmann Meat Recalls Dozens of Products for Listeria Risk
More than 87,000 pounds of fully-cooked, ready-to-eat meat products were recalled in 3 states due to a risk of food poisoning.
Studies Link Tylenol During Pregnancy and Autism Risk
You may have seen social media posts about studies linking high doses of Tylenol with an increased risk of having a baby with autism.
Spalding Basketball Hoops Recalled After 2 People Hit by Backboards
About 13,400 portable Spalding basketball hoops were recalled after 2 people were hit by falling backboards that were not welded securely to the pole.
Texas Woman Files Crock-Pot Pressure Cooker Lawsuit
Sunbeam Products has been hit by yet another lawsuit involving burn injuries from a now-recalled Crock-Pot Express Crock Multi-Cooker.
Kroger Stores in 3 States Pull Dozens of Veggie Items for Listeria Risk
Kroger stores in Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama recalled dozens of ready-to-eat vegetable items due to a risk of food poisoning.
287,000 Toyota, Lexus and Nissan Trucks Recalled for Rollaway Risk
Around 287,000 Toyota, Lexus and Nissan trucks have been recalled recently because they can roll away and cause injuries or deaths.
UC Berkeley Team Doctor Suspended for Misconduct Investigation
Dr. Kent Scheff has been suspended since December 2021 while a law firm hired by UC Berkeley investigates allegations of misconduct.