Recall Information

Recent Recalls You Need to Know About: Food Processors, Airbags, and Medicine

It’s always an excellent idea to stay up-to-date on recalls. Continued use of defective products can be risky for your health and safety. It’s why Samsung recently announced that the latest software update on their Note 7 devices will cause them to no longer function. They had previously issued a recall on the Note 7…

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Stroller Recall by Fort Collins Company

Fort Collins, Colorado-based phil&teds is voluntarily recalling approximately 22,000 jogging strollers sold in the United States, and about 7,200 in Canada due to amputation and laceration hazards. However, unlike most defective product recalls, the strollers do not seem to pose a hazard to the child placed in the stroller, but to the consumer.

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Update on Toyota Car Recalls

Toyota certainly didn’t ask for the trouble they’re in, but they’re getting it anyway. Ten months after the initial Toyota accelerator recalls, the company’s woes continue. Since January, the car maker has also instituted recalls for several more models due to faulty brake and steering systems. In fact, as of the end of October, Toyota…

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Graco Stroller Recall

Four infants died of strangulation in Graco brand strollers, prompting the company to recall approximately two million of its strollers this month. More than 80 models were part of the Graco recall, which the company instituted voluntarily after learning of the four infant deaths. The deaths occurred between 2003 and 2005, and it’s not clear…

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Fisher-Price Recalls

It’s every parent’s nightmare — their child being injured by a seemingly innocuous toy. Parents trust that the items they pick up from store shelves have been thoroughly tested, and are safe to give their children. When one of those items causes injury or illness, not only is it a stressful situation for parents to…

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Lexus GX 460 SUV Recalled for Rollover Risk

On April 13, 2010, Consumer Reports announced it was giving the Lexus GX 460 sport utility vehicle (SUV) a Do Not Buy rating. This is a rare occurrence. The Do Not Buy rating for the Lexus SUV is the first one issued in nine years. The last one was for the 2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited.…

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Pet Food Recall

Like many pet owners, you probably do your best to ensure your dog or cat is well taken care of. You schedule regular vet visits, you keep their vaccinations up to date, you make sure they get plenty of play and exercise, and you feed them the best food possible. But when it turns out…

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Toyota Finally On Track to Fix Recalled Gas Pedals

After nearly a week with no word about the defective accelerator pedal, Toyota announced on Monday, that they would begin to ship parts to dealers and begin training staff to perform the repairs. Many dealers, frustrated with Toyota’s delays and lack of information have promised consumers to work round the clock to make the repairs.…

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Toyota Halts Sales of Camrys and Corollas. Is Your Toyota Safe?

In an unprecedented move, Toyota suspended sales of eight of its recalled models including two of its most popular models, the Camry and Corolla. Additionally, Toyota has shut down production at five of its manufacturing plants as the company assesses the damage and comes up with a game plan. From Toyota’s website: “Helping ensure the…

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Toyota Recalls 2.3 Million Vehicles for Faulty Accelerator Pedal

After months of consumer complaints and at least four deaths, Toyota announced a recall of approximately 2.3 million cars that may potentially have a faulty accelerator pedal. Recently, there have been reports of gas pedals sticking in an accelerated position. Toyota claims this is a rare occurrence that occurs when the pedal mechanism becomes worn…

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