Tag: recall

Viking Gas Range Recall

Viking Pays $4 Million Fine for Gas Ranges That Turn On By Themselves

Viking waited 6 years to report over 170 complaints about gas ranges that turned on spontaneously and could not be turned off with the knobs. Several people were burned while attempting to pull out the plug.

/ April 18, 2017
Fresh Express Salad Recall for Bat

Dead Bat Found in Walmart Fresh Express Salad

Two diners in Florida were eating a pre-packaged salad from Walmart when a they found parts of a dead bat. It was too rotten to determine if it had rabies, so both people are on treatment as a precaution.

/ April 10, 2017
ATV Recall Injury Lawsuit

Polaris Sportsman ATV Recalled for Fire & Burn Injury Hazard

After 47 fires that resulted in burn injuries to four people, Polaris recalled around 19,200 of the Sportsman 850 and Sportsman 1000 ATVs from the 2015 and 2016 model-years.

/ March 27, 2017

Whole Foods Recalls Vulto Cheese for Listeria After 2 Deaths

Two people died and 4 others had severe Listeria infections from eating Vulto Creamery raw milk cheese. Whole Foods recalled the cheese from 9 stores on the East Coast.

/ March 9, 2017
Recalled Table Saws

Sears Craftsman Table Saws Recalled

Around 46,000 Craftsman portable 10" table saws were recalled because the stand can collapse unexpectedly. Nine people suffered hand injuries, broken bones, shoulder strains, or amputations.

/ March 8, 2017

Soy Nut Butter E. Coli Outbreak Hits 12 People in 5 States

The peanut-free butter substitute "I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter" was recalled after a dozen people had severe food poisoning with E. coli. Most victims were children and 50% were hospitalized.

/ March 6, 2017
Baby Rattle Recall 2017

Oball Baby Rattles Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

Over half a million Oball Rattles sold since January 1, 2016 have been recalled after several children choked on tiny rattle beads that fell out.

/ March 3, 2017
Evanger's Dog Food Recall Expands

Dog Food Recalled After Tests Find Horse Meat

Evanger's and Against the Grain recalls all "chunk beef" dog food after it tests positive for horse meat and the deadly euthanasia drug pentobarbital. One pug is known to have died, and several other dogs got sick.

/ March 2, 2017
Listeria Recall Aldi Stir Fry

Aldi Stir Fry Bags Recalled for Listeria

Bags of frozen stir fry vegetables sold only at Aldi grocery stores were recalled after testing positive for the bacteria Listeria. No cases of food poisoning were reported.

/ March 2, 2017

Listeria Cheese Recalls Hit Food City, Bashas, Yoke’s, Lipari

As the nationwide cheese recall continues to grow, a new study explains why Listeria infections are so dangerous for pregnant women. It might also explain a lot of 1st-trimester miscarriages.

/ March 1, 2017