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Buyer Beware: 7 Deadly Product Recalls

Buyer Beware: 7 Deadly Product Recalls

Products are never recalled without a good reason. The following products were pulled from the shelves because consumers lost their lives. From bad cars to tainted medicine, these are some of the deadliest product recalls in history. Remember, it’s illegal to sell recalled products, even at a yard sale. Be …

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5 of the Most Notorious Tech Recalls

5 of the Most Notorious Tech Recalls

In 2oo6, 4.1 million Dell laptop batteries would short circuit and catch fire. The company recalled all of its batteries and offered free replacements. In 2014, 440,000 Nest smoke detectors had to be recalled due to a design flaw. Customers could disarm the device unintentionally. Microsoft 360’s “red ring of …

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5 of the Most Expensive Recalls in History

5 of the Most Expensive Recalls in History

Product recalls cost companies millions and even billions of dollars. Read on to learn about 5 of the most expensive recalls in history. Upon impact, Takata airbags would explode shooting metal pieces in the direction of passengers. The recall cost the company $24 billion. In an attempt to cut corners, …

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What To Do If a Product You Own Gets Recalled

What To Do If a Product You Own Gets Recalled

Products get recalled every day due to safety concerns, and while it may not seem like a big deal, it’s important to take the necessary precautions in order to avoid serious injuries.  You shouldn’t be afraid to buy certain items or worry about feeding your family any type of food, …

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Trash or Refund? What to Do with Recalled Products

Trash or Refund? What to Do with Recalled Products

Regular readers of this site know that recalls happen all the time. The cause can range from a labeling mix-up to a serious manufacturing defect or safety concern. If you have a recalled product or item on your hands, you might not know what to do with it. Here’s a …

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Lowe’s Recalls Saws for Laceration Hazard

Lowe’s Recalls Saws for Laceration Hazard

You could argue that all saws pose a laceration risk. After all, their sole purpose is to cut things. However, these two types of cordless electric saws sold at Lowe’s present a unique hazard to the people who use them. What Happened? In announcement through the Consumer Product Safety Commission, …

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Recall Roundup: Meatballs, Fords, Zingers, and More

Recall Roundup: Meatballs, Fords, Zingers, and More

Welcome to another Recall Roundup! We assembled bite-sized write-ups of the biggest, most important, and sometimes weirdest recalls that impact your world. This week, we’ve got updates on the ongoing salad recalls. In addition, we’ll look at Ford’s latest recall, 16,000 pounds of frozen meat, and moldy Zingers. Coco’s Italian …

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