Product Recall/Product Liability News

This is a summary of the recall/product liability news you’ve missed over the last few days of your holiday:

  • BB Buggies recalled 93,000 classic buggies for injury risks
  • The Drug and Device Law Blog brings good news from the Stryker hip implant cases (even if it does not view it as such)
  • The Mass Tort Defense Blog reports on a plaintiffs’ verdict that got overturned in Mississippi in an opinion interpreting the discovery rule. It would be hard to find a more political Supreme Court than in Mississippi. Exhibit A? A Mississippi Supreme Court Justice writing to me. I’m just saying.
  • QVC Candle Holder Recall. Not exactly Christmas cheer.
  • Health Buzz: Huge Recall of Diabetes Test Strips (U.S. News and World Report)
  • Recall alert: Rice Krispies Treats Holiday Village Kit sold at Michaels
  • CPSC Recall: BabyLegs leg warmers and socks pose choking hazards
  • Company Recalls Additional Lots of RockHard Weekend and Pandora Sexual Enhancement “Supplements”. You can fill in your own joke and all but the FDA needs to put tighter strings on this type of stuff.
  • Soup sellers grateful no one ill after recall
  • McNeil Consumer Healthcare cited for Fort Washington plant (Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, not Maryland)
  • FDA: Don’t eat Tiny Greens brand alfalfa sprouts
  • CFIA-Allergy Alert – Undeclared Peanuts in Certain Chocolate Chip Cookies Produced and Sold at Thrifty Foods Broadmead (Victoria, BC)
  • Wal-Mart Recalls Electric Heaters Due to Fire and Burn Hazard
  • Some Gingerbread Products Are Being Recalled
  • BP, Toyota, NPR top 2010 PR blunders list
  • J&D Produce Announces Recall of “Little Bear” Brand Cilantro and Parsley for Salmonella Risk