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Tips to Stay On Top of Recalled Products

Thousands of products are recalled each year. Whether due to contamination, defective design or for mislabeling, product recalls make headlines virtually every week. With so many inundating our local news, it can be hard to know which to take seriously for our own families. In fact, many recalls never even make headlines, and it can […] February 02, 2018 READ MORE

28M Vehicles Recalled in 2017

More than 28 million vehicles were recalled in 2017. While perhaps not a record-breaking year for recalls, 2017 saw many of the major auto manufacturers issuing warnings for customers. A few of the worst offenders include: Fiat Chrysler With nearly 4 million vehicles recalled in 2017 alone, Fiat Chrysler leads the pack for recalls. More […] January 24, 2018 READ MORE

Kroger Water for Infants Recalled

Mold contamination is to blame for a product recently recalled by the grocery store chain Kroger. The largest grocer in the nation, Kroger says their Comforts FOR BABY purified water with added fluoride may have been contaminated by mold. Not necessarily obvious to the naked eye, officials say the water could cause hay fever-like symptoms […] December 08, 2017 READ MORE

One Million BMWs Recalled Over Potential Fire Risks

A recall affecting one in five BMWs on the road has been announced, with more than 1,000,000 cars at risk of catching on fire. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the recall is actually two separate recalls. Models manufactured from 2006 to 2011 are affected by the recall, with a total of […] November 08, 2017 READ MORE

Grieving Father Brings Awareness to Dangerous Guardrails

A tragic loss has spurred one man on a mission to get Lindsay X-LITE guardrails off American roads. After losing his daughter in an accident involving the guardrail, the man has gone from state to state investigating the presence of the defective model on the roads. He says North Carolina is just one one many […] October 02, 2017 READ MORE

Target Recalls Thousands of Defective Dressers

Target is recalling nearly 200,000 dressers after reports that the model is defective. News reports indicate that the company has received multiple reports of their Room Essentials four drawer dressers tipping over or collapsing onto young toddlers. The company recommends anyone who has the dresser in their home stop using it immediately and return it […] September 13, 2017 READ MORE

Harley-Davidson Clutch Issues Could Spark Recall

Harley-Davidson has shut down a major manufacturing facility, sparking rumors that a recall could be coming. The motorcycle company has been plagued with recalls over the last several years, as the hydraulic clutch master cylinders in several models have been defective. Experts say the facility shut down is a sign of more recalls to come. In […] September 07, 2017 READ MORE

Carnival Ride Malfunction Kills 1, Injures 7

A teenager is dead and seven other people are injured after a ride at the Ohio State Fair collapsed mid-ride. The Fire Ball ride collapsed July 26, 2017 while in motion. The ride, which consists of six rows of feet that spin around 40 feet up in the air, moves like a pendulum. With four […] August 07, 2017 READ MORE

NC Company Announces Ground Beef Recall

A North Carolina company has recalled more than 5,000 pounds of its ground beef. The news comes after JBS USA learned of Styrofoam packaging being shredded into their meat. The company says the ground beef was wrapped the week of July 15 and may still be on some shelves on in consumer’s homes. Be on […] August 02, 2017 READ MORE

Polaris Recalls Thousands of Off-Highway Vehicles

More than 16,000 Polaris off-highway vehicles are being recalled for safety reasons. The Minnesota-based snowmobile, ATV and neighborhood electric vehicle company says they’ve received more than a hundred reports from consumers that their off-highway vehicles are experiencing fuel leaks and fire hazards. Some complaints from customers include stories of fuel tank necks cracking and leaking […] July 27, 2017 READ MORE