Several recalls were recently announced due to chances the products could lead to a fire, injuries, or illness. They include the Bumbo Baby Seats, General Electric dishwashers, and four met food products. The baby seats were declared unsafe since babies can potentially get out of them and fall from the seat. Around 1 million were included in a recall back in 2007, and since then there have been 50 more incidents relating to problems caused from babies falling from the seats. They were sold in Toys R Us, Walmart, and Target, along with other retailers and online between 2003 and 2012. Customers are urged to stop using the seats and contact the company for details regarding a repair of the product. You can also get a replacement for the unsafe seats.
The next products included in a recall this week were the GE dishwashers. Several models including Adora, Eterna, Profile and Hotpoint were part of the recall, which was announced due to an electrical failure. There were 15 reports of dishwasher heating elements failing, which resulted in fires and property damage. The dishwashers were sold throughout various retailers, and in stores across the country from 2006-2009. Customers are urged to disconnect the dishwasher immediately and contact GE for a free in-home repair or rebate towards a new dishwasher.
Several food recalls were instigated including cantaloupes, Clif Bars, meat, cilantro, pinenuts, licorice, grape tomatoes, sandwich products,and pesto sea crackers.
The Canon EOS RebelT4i digital SLR camera was recalled due to a chemical in the rubber grips which may lead to skin irritation. One customer developed a rash after using the product. They were sold in various stores including Best Buy and Amazon between June and July. Those who purchased this product are urged to return it as soon as possible in order to get a replacement.
General Motors announced the recall of Chevy Express and GMC Savanna vehicles. They were sold throughout the country in states such as Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Minnesota, Missouri, and New Jersey. The problem was discovered when it was found that contaminants may get stuck in the protective conduit which may lead to pipe corrosion, and the risk of a fire. GM will install a new fuel filler neck free for vehicle owners.
Finally, a Kawasaki motorcycle was recalled due to an engine leak. If the oil were to spill onto a back tire, a collision may result, according to news reports.