product recalls

LayZ Board Hoverboard confirmed as cause of deadly house fire

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has evidence that a LayZ Board brand self-balancing scooter, also known as a "hoverboard," was responsible for a March house fire that killed two little girls. LayZ Board is only one brand of the device. Its products are manufactured in [...]
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How to Avoid the Dangers of Recalled Products

Products are recalled ALL the time. It's amazing how many products we use every day that are deemed potentially unsafe. Last year, it was salmonella in peanut butter or listeria in our ice cream. How do you know if the products you're using are truly safe?
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Drug Recalls Pose Safety Concerns

A recall is when a company takes a product off the market. The action can be of the company's own will or requested by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), the agency responsible for handling food related recalls, including drugs.
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Why Should I Register My Products?

Registering your products is good for you and the company. It may seem like a waste of time, but there are benefits to consider.
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11 injures tied to recalled tool chest

Many Nashville residents are fans of DIY work around their homes, and trust that the tools and accessories they purchase to help them complete these projects are safe. However, sometimes these products can suffer from a manufacturing or design defect that makes them dangerous to [...]
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Public awareness an issue in older product recalls

Product recalls often make front page news, particularly if they relate to a dangerous product that can be hazardous to children. Most Nashville parents are likely diligent about their children's environments, and immediately remove any items that have been recalled. However, [...]
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Swing-door elevators continue to cause death and injury to kids

In this day and age, life is so technologically advanced that individuals in Nashville and nationwide have come to rely heavily on machines to benefit them. As such, it can become easy to feel comfortable around common machinery; however, it can also be simple to forget that [...]
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Natural sunscreen recalled for possible bacteria contamination

There never seems to be an end to product recalls. From food to auto parts, many Nashville citizens are benefited when companies recall products, while others find out the hard way that a product has a manufacturing defect. In an effort to decrease the number of victims exposed [...]
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Greek yogurt voluntarily recalled after mold strains found

Manufacturers of all products, including food, have an obligation to provide consumers in Nashville and nationwide non-hazardous merchandise. When it comes to edible goods, shoppers put a lot of trust in companies and believe that they will follow through with rigorous industry [...]
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