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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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 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 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
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
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 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
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 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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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 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