Defective Product

Recall at Trader Joe's for Salmonella

Bad news all around:  Favorite store chain Trader Joe’s has issued a nationwide recall of its “Trader Joe’s Chocolate Chip Chewy Coated Granola Bars.” It has the potential to contain salmonella, which can cause moderate to severe gastrointestinal problems, including vomiting and abdominal pain. In some people, more severe and long-term illnesses can result. The …

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More Cars Added to Toyota's Recall…When Will the Nightmare End?

Here we go again. On February 8, Toyota announced a voluntary recall of about 158,000 more cars in the United States, confined to three models:  2010 Toyota Prius,  2010 Lexus HS 250h, and 2010 Toyota Camry. Hybrid ABS The two hybrid models (Prius and  Lexus) are being recalled to update software in the anti-lock brake …

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Congressman pushing legislation to help avoid defective product injuries

November 20, 2007 The News & Observer reported that a congressman is pushing for further legislation to revamp the agency in charge of regulating and enforcing toy safety after the recent slew of defective product recalls. A consumer group releases an annual report before the holiday season outlining potentially hazardous toys that could cause North …

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