Category Archives: Product recall

The Dangers of Pradaxa

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The News often gets bombarded with information regarding national recalls of all kinds of products. While we might hear about problems with tainted broccoli, defective baby seats, bad pet food, or toys that contain toxic paint, a lot of the news regarding prescription drug and other medical product recalls seems to fly a bit under […]

Kimberly-Clark Corp. announces recall of Kotex tampons

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The Kimberly-Clark Corp. has issued a recall of nearly 1,400 boxes of Kotex tampons after it was discovered that they may be contaminated with a life-threatening bacteria that could cause infection. The recalled products include the Kotex Natural Balance Security Unscented Tampons Regular Absorbency brand for the 18-count and 36-count packages. The recalled products have […]

Peanut butter recalled in multiple states for salmonella contamination

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Two types of Skippy Peanut butter have been recalled after it was found that it may be contaminated with Salmonella. The Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread and the Skippy Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spread has been recalled by the FDA and Unilever. The products have a ‘best by’ date of May 17-21 […]

Ford to recall trucks due to airbag defect

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Ford Motor Co. has announced that they will be recalling 150,000 pickup trucks for airbag defects when it was found that they may deploy without any warning. The recalled trucks include the 2005-2006 models in the United States and Canada. The company has said that the risk for the airbag deploying is “relatively low.” The […]

Living Foods Inc. recalls Alfalfa sprouts due to salmonella contamination

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has voluntarily issued a food product recall of Alfalfa sprouts due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recall of retail size and bulk alfalfa sprouts was issued by Living Foods Inc. after a bag of the sprouts tested positive for salmonella contamination. The recall was done for precautionary measures and […]

Eleven million infant and toddler items recalled by Fisher-Price

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After 24 injury reports, Fisher-Price Inc. has recalled nearly 11 million infant and toddler items including, high chairs, tricycles and other toys. Seven kids were injured and needed stitches after receiving cuts from the wooden pegs on the Fisher-Price high chair. Six other reports came from injuries to six little girls under the age of […]