Restoration Hardware Recalls Tables Over Lead Exposure Concerns

Restoration Hardware has issued a recall for thousands of their Railroad Tie and Parsons Railroad Tie metal top dining tables. The recalled tables were sold at “Restoration Hardware outlets and online from March 2012 to Dec. 2016,” and the decision for the recall came after the company received “reports of elevated blood lead levels in




Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky Vehicles Among Latest GM Recalls

It seems like every few days a new vehicle is being recalled for one reason or another. So what is the lucky vehicle this time? Well, there’s two. General Motors recently issued a worldwide recall of 107,000 sports cars, specifically the 2006 to 2010 Pontiac Solstice and the 2007 to 2010 Saturn Sky. Why was the recall issued? Apparently, a faulty Passenger Airbag Suppression System (PPS) sensor in the vehicles can “disable the front passenger airbag.”


Baby Formula Packaging Defects Result In Whistleblower Lawsuit

Baby formula is a basic necessity for babies all over the world, so the last thing parents should have to worry about is whether or not the formula they’re feeding their babies is safe. Unfortunately, a recent whistleblower lawsuit against Mead Johnson, whose “Enfa family of brands includes Enfamil infant formula” has shed some light on alleged packaging defects that could be leaving the company’s 8-ounce ready-to-use formula “vulnerable to spoilage.”



Bard Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath Class One Recall

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a recall of the Bard Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath, a device used to place interventional and diagnostic devices into patients’ arteries and veins via an incision in the leg. The recall has been listed as Class I, which is the most serious recall class possible. Class I recalls are issued only when the use of the recalled device may cause serious injuries, including death.



New Bill Leaves Missouri Consumers Vulnerable

Consumers should feel comfortable when shopping, plain and simple. Deceptive and unfair business practices shouldn’t even be a thought when purchasing things like cars and other items. After all, there are laws like the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act that protect consumers from “deceptive and unfair practices in business.” Unfortunately for consumers in Missouri, a new bill is being proposed that will exempt a lot of different types of companies from the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, including “auto dealers, payday and title lenders, finance companies, cable, and phone companies.” Essentially, the new bill would exempt “any company regulated by any government agency” from being sued for violating the act.


BMW Recalls 230K Late Model Vehicles with Takata Airbag Inflators

Another Takata airbag recall has hit the news. This time, BMW is recalling 230,117 late model cars and SUVs, adding to the 900,000 it recalled in 2015. The recalled vehicles may have defective Takata driver side airbag inflators that were installed as part of a previous recall or as replacements after the vehicles were involved in accidents in which the airbags deployed.