September 26, 2015
Faulty products at home, in the garage, or at the office can lead to serious injuries and unpredictable personal damages. Manufacturers must attempt to recall faulty products as soon as possible to limit owner or consumer damage. Here are some recent product recalls you might not know about:
Takata added more makes and models to a growing list of vehicles outfitted with their faulty airbags. Check this list to learn if your vehicle is among those affected. If so, change the airbags now. Your life, or your passengers’ lives, could depend on it.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
The U.S. Department of Transportation recently held a public hearing regarding 11 million defective Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). There are a total of 23 safety recalls that involve Fiat Chrysler vehicles. Determine if your car is on the Fiat repair or repurchase list now.
Kia Sorento Seat Belts
Kia Sorento 2016 models have a front passenger seat belt issue that requires immediate attention. If you’re affected, contact Kia to arrange for necessary repairs. Call Kia at 800-333-4542 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration safety hotline at 888-327-4236.
Kraft Heinz Cheese Slices
According to the FDA, Kraft Heinz recently recalled three and four-pound boxes of Kraft Singles pasteurized cheese product. The individually wrapped slices of manufacturing code S54 and S55 (or best when used by date of 29 Dec 15 to 04 Jan 16) are included. The wrapped slides may present a choking hazard. Check your refrigerator to see if you bought any of the affected product.
Fisher Chopped Walnuts
The FDA announced that John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. is recalling Fisher brand chopped walnuts in the 10-ounce bag. These walnuts may contain Salmonella, an organism that is potentially dangerous to children, elderly, or anyone with a weakened immune system. Contact Fisher Foods at (800) 874-8734 if you’re affected.
Contact an Experienced Product Liability Lawyer at Khonsari Law Group
Although we often brush off faulty products as a nuisance, these products can cause serious injuries. If you or a loved one needs help because a defective product, call Khonsari Law Group at (727) 269-5300, or contact us online now.