Recent Product Recalls You Should Know About

October 5, 2013


types of recallsStaying informed about the latest product recalls can be difficult, no matter how strongly manufacturers and federal agencies try to inform the product. Still, staying informed about the latest recalls is an important part of being a safe and knowledgeable consumer.

Below are a list of recent recalls in the pharmaceutical, consumer product and food industries:

Pharmaceutical industry:

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed the company Hospira, which is the world’s leading provider of infusion technology and injectable drugs, recalled Bupivacaine.

Bupivacaine is used in the production of regional and local anesthesia, which is used in oral or dental surgery, therapeutic and diagnostic procedures, and analgesia for surgery and in obstetrical procedures.

McNeil is voluntarily recalling MOTRIN Infants’ Drops Original Flavor. The reason behind the product recall is due to the fact that tiny plastic particles have been found in the product. The number of products this recall included was 200,000.

Recalled consumer products:

Dorel Juvenile Group recently issued a voluntary recall of their Safety 1st Eddie Bauer Deluxe 3-in-1 child restraint seat. This recall was due to the fact that the belt path installation arrows were incorrectly placed. This could lead to a mistake in the installation of the seat. There were 89,000 seats recalled.

A voluntary recall of their motorcycle training wheels was recently issued by Cambridge Metal & Plastics due to the fact that the bolts and nuts, which secure the wheels, can loosen. There are around 4,000 product involved.

Food products that were recently recalled:

Dutch Valley Food Distributors recently announced the voluntary recall of their Honey Roasted Peanuts due to the fact that the product contained wheat and milk ingredients, which were not printed on the label.

Chobani has issued a voluntary recall of its Greek Yogurt. The recall was issued after several reports of swelling and bloating after the consumption of the product. The company is continuing to investigate the cause of the issue.

You May Need Help from a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you or someone you love has been injured due to a faulty product, call Abrahamson & Uiterwyk personal injury lawyer serving St. Pete at 727-472-4021 for a free initial consultation.


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