Safety Alert Issued after Front-loading Washing Machine Fatalities
Consumer safety experts are urging parents to use extra caution with their front-loading washing machines after a three-year-old Orlando, Florida boy died trapped inside of the machine in his home. According to police, the boy died from lack of oxygen while inside of the washer. According to Cory Burkharth, public information officer for the Orlando […]
First American Title Company Responsible for Security Breach
A lawsuit filed by customers of First American Title Company alleges the company failed to protect their personal information which was revealed in a security breach. First American is the largest title company of its kind in the United States. The class action lawsuit could affect nearly 900 million customer files and called the title […]
Tyson Foods Frozen Chicken Strips Recall – Metal Contamination
A recent recall of Tyson Foods frozen chicken strips has been expanded to include nearly 12 million pounds of ready-to-eat meat. According to federal food safety officials, the chicken strips are contaminated with metal pieces. The recall originally affected only 69,000 pounds of meat when it was issued in March. The recall expansion came after […]
Pam Cooking Spray Fires
Pam cooking spray is a popular product that has been used in kitchens across the United States for decades to prevent sticking during food preparation. Now, the company faces accusations related to the safety of its product after at least eight people suffered burns when cooking spray cans exploded. The burn victims have filed lawsuits […]
Lawsuit Filed Against the US Department of Agriculture Pushes for New Rules Prohibiting the Sale of Contaminated Meat
Consumers regularly and unknowingly purchase and consume contaminated meat, according to a recent lawsuit filed by a doctors’ group against the US Department of Agriculture. The lawsuit calls for new rules that would prohibit the sale of raw poultry, pork, and beef that contain traces of animal waste. Under current law, meat can legally contain […]
Safety Group Calls on Feds to Investigate Unintended Braking Incidents in Nissan SUVs
Nissan recently announced its “field actions” concerning a software update that is supposed to improve the performance of its automated braking system. The update comes following a petition filed by the Center for Auto Safety that called for an investigation into claims that certain Nissan SVUs had a defect in their auto emergency braking systems.
Probe Opened into Hyundai, Kia Vehicle Fires
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) just opened two new investigations in an effort to determine the cause of Hyundai and Kia vehicle fires. The agency has received more than 3100 reports of fires that have been linked to over 100 injuries. At least one death has been linked to the fires.