Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: February 12-28, 2018

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.

12 Recalls to be aware this week.



Ford LogoFord
  • Ford expands ‘Do Not Drive’ airbag warning to 33,000 more Ranger trucks. Ford on Monday warned an additional 33,000 owners of older pickup trucks in North America to stop driving them until potentially defective Takata Corp airbag inflators can be repaired.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Recalled Pork and Chicken EmpanadasRecalled Pork and Chicken Empanadas
    • Pork and chicken empanadas recalled for undeclared allergen. The products contain egg, a known allergen, which is not listed in the ingredient statement on the label.


Infant & Children Products:

  • Tea Collection Recalls Children’s Rompers Due to Choking Hazard. The snaps near the collar can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Pet Food & Animal Products:

Recalled Dog FoodRecalled Dog Food
    • FDA Announcement of Certain Raw Pet Foods Made by Arrow Reliance Inc., Including Darwin’s Natural Pet Products and ZooLogics Pet Food.



  • Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bicycles Due to Crash Hazard. The fork on the bicycle can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.

Household Products:

Recalled Hair DryerRecalled Hair Dryer
    • ISO Beauty Recalls Hair Dryers Due to Burn Hazard. The cord can become brittle near the base of the dryer, posing burn hazards.


    • Rural King Recalls Electric Blankets and Throws Due to Fire and Burn Hazards. The blankets’ and throws’ electric cord can overheat and catch on fire, posing fire and burn hazards.


  • West Elm Recalls Glass Tables Due to Risk of Injury. The tempered glass top can shatter unexpectedly, posing a laceration and injury hazard to the user or bystanders.


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Paul d’Oliveira

Attorney Paul d’Oliveira has been practicing personal injury and disability law for over 30 years. He started his personal injury law practice in 1989 with two offices in Fall River, MA and East Providence, RI. Today his firm has 16 offices in RI and Southeastern, MA.

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