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Kentucky Woman Melissa Carmicle Sues K2D Foods Over Kidney Failure Linked To E.coli-Contaminated Beef

K2D Foods faced its first lawsuit after the recall of more than 110,000 pounds of ground beef products due to E. coli contamination. The plaintiff sought damages in excess of $75,000 as she pursues treatment for kidney failure and seizures.

Public Health April 29, 2019

Recalled Ground Beef That Caused Salmonella Outbreak May Still Be In Your Freezer, CDC Warns

CDC warned the public about double checking freezers for possible remnants of recalled ground beef. People should know the necessary measures to take so the outbreak can completely come to a close.

Public Health March 24, 2019

Hill's Recalls Select Canned Dog Food Over Elevated Vitamin D Levels

Hill's Pet Nutrition confirmed that its canned dog foods have elevated levels of vitamin D, which might seriously affect the health of pets, hence the voluntary recall of these products. The company said it was due to a supplier error.

Public Health February 4, 2019

US Faces Blood Pressure Drug Shortage Due To Recalls

Batches of blood pressure medicines were recalled over the past six months because of cancer-causing impurities. The FDA said Valsartan drugs are already in shortage, and more could become short in supply.

Medicine January 27, 2019

Ritz Cracker Products Recalled For Potential Salmonella Contamination

Mondelēz Global LLC, which produces Ritz Cracker products, issued a recall over fears an ingredient used in the snacks is contaminated with salmonella. Here are the products affected by the recall.

Public Health July 22, 2018

Multistate Bacteria Outbreak Linked To Fresh Crab Meat From Venezuela

The CDC, FDA, and several local health departments issued a warning against possibly contaminated fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela. There had been cases of people getting sick and hospitalized due to the product under investigation.

Public Health July 14, 2018

FDA Recalls Common High Blood Pressure Drug With Valsartan Due To Cancer-Causing Ingredient

FDA announced a voluntary recall of common heart drug with active ingredient valsartan. The announcement was made a week after 22 countries had conducted their separate recalls of the same valsartan products.

Medicine July 14, 2018

CDC Reports Parasite In Del Monte Vegetable Sickens More Than 200 People

The recent cyclospora outbreak linked to Del Monte vegetable trays had already sickened more than 200 people, CDC announced on July 5. Meanwhile, Texas health officials have been investigating separate reported cases of cyclosporiasis in the state.

Public Health July 7, 2018

Tyson Foods Recalls 3,000 Pounds Of Frozen Chicken Products Due To Plastic Contamination

Tyson Foods recalled frozen breaded chicken products sold to food service establishments that are potentially contaminated with pieces of blue and clear soft plastic. These are the products affected by the recall.

Public Health June 10, 2018

Hepatitis A Linked To Recalled Frozen Pomegranate Arils Kills 64-Year-Old Woman

A woman in Australia who contracted hepatitis A virus from a recalled packet of frozen pomegranate arils died on Wednesday. Most people who contract the liver disease get well. Who are at risk of liver failure and death?

Public Health June 6, 2018

Taytulla Birth Control Pills Recalled Due To Packaging Error That May Lead To Pregnancy

Allergan issued a voluntary recall of 170,000 packs of its birth control pill Taytulla because these could raise risk for unplanned pregnancy. The contraceptive products with packaging error have been in circulation since August last year.

Public Health May 31, 2018

How To Check If Your Vehicle Is Affected By Fiat Chrysler Recall For Cruise Control Glitch

Fiat Chrysler recalled 15 models made between 2014 and 2018 due to a defect that could prevent drivers from deactivating the cruise control feature. Here's how one can check if their car is affected.

Car Tech May 27, 2018

Salmonella Outbreak Caused By Recalled Eggs Infects 35 People In 9 States

A salmonella outbreak has infected 35 people in nine different states across the United States. Eggs have been identified as the cause of the outbreak, and over 200,000 eggs were recalled in April due to fears of contamination.

Public Health May 11, 2018

BMW Is Recalling Over 1 Million Cars: Beware Of These Models, They Might Start Fires

BMW has announced it’s going to recall over a million cars by December with two primary issues that could cause some cars to burst into flames all of a sudden. The recall follows its meetings with the NHTSA.

Car Tech November 5, 2017

Over 2 Million Pounds Of Ready-To-Eat Meat Products Recalled Due To Mislabelling

Food product companies are conducting a recall on chicken products after learning from a supplier that some of their ingredients may have had undeclared allergens.

Public Health June 10, 2017

Listeria Contamination Prompts Recall Of Macadamia Nuts And Cashews

Two food companies recalled some of their products over fear of Listeria contamination. What products are affected and what should consumers do when they have bought the recalled macadamia nuts and cashews?

Public Health May 30, 2017

Graco Recalls More Than 25,000 Child Car Seats Over Safety Issues: Here Are The Models Affected

Graco has recalled 25,494 My Ride 65 child car seats that failed the NHTSA's safety tests. Here are the affected models and what to do in case you have one.

Car Tech May 25, 2017

Campbell's Voluntarily Recalls Chicken Soup Over Label Mixup And Undeclared Allergen

The Campbell Soup Company has issued a voluntary recall of more than 4,000 pounds of chicken soup because of discovered errors in labeling. Affected products also have an undeclared allergen.

Public Health April 24, 2017

Target Recalls Water-Absorbing Easter Toys Over Serious Ingestion Hazard

Target recalled more than half a million Easter toys that, once ingested, can expand in a child's stomach and may not even show up on X-ray. Here are the products affected by the recall.

Public Health April 13, 2017

Walmart Supplier Recalls Frozen Pizza Over Listeria Fears

RBR Meat Company, a Walmart Stores supplier, recalled frozen pizzas sold in 11 states for potential contamination by the listeria monocytogenes, which cause listeriosis. The FSIS said some of the affected products may still be in consumers' freezers.

Public Health March 17, 2017

Nissan Recalls Over 54,000 Vehicles Due To Airbags Suddenly Deploying When Slamming Doors

Nissan has launched a recall for over 54,000 units of the 2012 Nissan Versa. The vehicles are being recalled due to an issue that suddenly deploys airbags when the doors of the car are slammed.

Car Tech March 13, 2017

Euthanasia Drug In Dog Food Prompts Illinois Pet Food Company To Issue Voluntary Recall

Pentobarbital, a drug used to anesthesize and euthanize pets, was found in a lot of dog food that sickened five animals. What are the affected products?

Public Health February 7, 2017

HP Recalls More Than 100K Laptop Batteries Over 'Fire And Burn Hazards' Due To Overheating

HP has voluntarily recalled more than 100,000 notebook batteries because of 'fire and burn hazards.' Affected laptop models include HP Envy, ProBook, Compaq, Compaq Presario, and Pavilion with certain battery bar codes and sold between 2013 and 2016.

Computers January 26, 2017

Glass Hazard Prompts Brewery To Recall Bottled Beers

A packaging flaw has prompted Sierra Nevada to issue a voluntary recall of some of its beers. What are the products affected by the brewery's recall?

Public Health January 24, 2017

Canned Cat Food Products Recalled For Potentially Harmful Levels Of Thiamine

Canned cat food products were recalled after they were discovered to have low levels of thiamine, also known as Vitamin B1. Why is thiamine deficiency harmful for cats?

Public Health January 5, 2017

About 2 Million Pounds Of Ready-To-Eat-Chicken Recalled

National Steak and Poultry announced it is recalling nearly 2 million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products that may have been undercooked. What products are affected by the recall?

Public Health December 6, 2016

Sabra Issues Recall Of Hummus Products Over Listeria Concerns

Possible listeria contamination has prompted Sabra Dipping Co. to issue a voluntary recall of some of its hummus products. Listeria was identified at the company's manufacturing facility.

Public Health November 20, 2016

Oculus: Gear VR Function Now Disabled On Galaxy Note 7 Over Fire Hazard

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will go down in history as one hazardous device, and it starts to make others cautious, too. To keep its customers safe from face burns, Oculus disabled the Gear VR app support for Note 7.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 12, 2016

AT&T Drops Galaxy Note 7: No Longer Offering Replacement Note 7 Units Until Samsung Sorts It Out

AT&T stopped carrying the Galaxy Note 7 altogether amid new reports claiming that even the new, 'safe' units are catching fire. The carrier is still accepting recalled Galaxy Note 7 units, but it's no longer offering replacement Note 7 units until Samsung solves the issue.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 10, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Second Recall To Ensue If Investigators Confirm Device That Exploded Onboard Southwest Plane Is A Replacement

Samsung might carry out a second Galaxy Note 7 recall if investigators confirm the unit that exploded on a Southwest Airlines plane is indeed a replacement.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 6, 2016

Damage Control: Following Galaxy Note 7 Recall, Samsung Wants Note 7 Owners In New Commercial

Samsung aims to make good by its Galaxy Note 7 dissatisfied customers, and is preparing a video commercial featuring their testimonials. There is good money on the table, too, for those who pass the selection interview.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 6, 2016

Galaxy Note 7 Recall Now Official As Samsung Starts Cooperating With CPSC

Samsung made the Galaxy Note 7 recall official by finally working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The agency will help in carrying out the exchange program with the proper procedures.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 10, 2016

Samsung To Replace Every Galaxy Note 7 Starting Next Week: Here's How To Exchange Yours

Samsung is starting an exchange program as early as next week for the Galaxy Note 7 following the announcement of a global recall. Here's how to get a replacement for your phablet.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 3, 2016

Samsung Issues Worldwide Recall Of Galaxy Note 7 Because Of Exploding Batteries

A report claimed that Samsung was planning to issue a worldwide recall for the Galaxy Note 7 over the coming days amid reports of exploding batteries. The official announcement on the recall came just hours afterward.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 2, 2016

Intel Issues Recall Of All Basis Peak Smartwatches After Burning Wearers

Intel recalls every Basis Peak smartwatch across the globe after it reportedly burned some wearers. To compensate users, the company promises to give full refunds for the products, including official accessories from authorized sellers.

Wearable Tech August 4, 2016

Ford Recalls Roughly 271,000 F-150 Pickups Over Brake Issues

Ford has announced that it is recalling roughly 271,000 F-150 vehicles due to brake issues. It has also recalled the 2016 Lincoln MKX luxury crossover SUVs to change the cars' seatback trim cover.

Car Tech May 27, 2016

Glass Particles In Packages Prompt Recall Of Two Peach Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the voluntary recall of products by Milky Way Corp. because of the health risks linked to glass particles in two of their products. The products are sold in Walgreens xstores nationwide.

Life April 20, 2016

Hepatitis A Contamination Prompts Recall Of Frozen Fruit Product

Canadian health officials issued a food recall warning due to possible contamination with the Hepatitis A virus. Though thedisease is mild, it could cause debilitating symptoms and progress into acute liver failure.

Life April 18, 2016

Reser's Recalls Refrigerated Salads For Possible Listeria

Another Listeria scare has lead to the recall of Reser's Fine Foods salads due to possible contamination. The bacterial infection may cause fatal and serious effects to people who are vulnerable.

Life April 14, 2016

Starbucks Voluntarily Recalls Two Products Over Allergen, Bacteria Risks

Suppliers have pulled out two Starbucks products in the past few days over potential listeria and allergen concerns. As of press time, no cases of infection have been reported.

Life March 9, 2016

Mars Recalls Snickers Bars In 55 Countries Because Of Choking Risk

One of the biggest food companies in the world, Mars Inc., recalled chocolate bars across 55 countries. This is after a customer found a piece of plastic inside a Snickers bar in Germany.

Life February 24, 2016

Apple Recalls AC Plug Adapters: Here's How To Exchange Affected Adapters For New Ones

Apple has issued a recall for AC wall plug adapters due to a rare electric shock risk. Customers who determine their wall plug adapter to be among the affected devices should have them replaced immediately.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 29, 2016

Dole Recalls Salads Over Multi-State Listeria Outbreak Concerns: Symptoms, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

Dole has issued a recall on its salad from various locations in almost half of the U.S. because of a possible listeria contamination. The CDC is currently tracking the outbreak.

Life January 25, 2016

Takata Recalls Another 5 Million Exploding Airbag Inflators After Death Of A Driver

An additional five million vehicles were recalled following the tenth death associated with Takata's airbag inflators. Here's a list of the automakers affected by this recall.

FUTURE TECH January 24, 2016

Olympus To Recall, Redesign Hard-To-Clean Medical Scope Tied To Superbug Outbreaks

Olympus will recall all of its TJF-Q180V model duodenoscopes starting next month. The company will redesign the medical device to make it less vulnerable to infections.

Life January 16, 2016

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