Category Archives: Products Liability

Abbott Nutrition’s Voluntary Recall is Not Enough

After multiple infant deaths and/or infections allegedly caused by unsafe baby formula, Abbott Nutrition recently issued two voluntary recalls of its powder formulas made in its manufacturing facility in Sturgis, Michigan. These powder formulas include Similac, Alimentum and EleCare. During recent testing in their Sturgis, Michigan facility Abbott did in fact find evidence of Cronobacter […]

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Gerber and Beech-Nut Called Out For Not Recalling Products Containing Heavy Metals!

Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., spoke out. “Today’s report reveals that companies not only under-report the high levels of toxic content in their baby food but also knowingly keep toxic products on the market….the baby food industry has consistently cut corners and put profit over the health of babies and children.” Learn more.

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Holding Amazon Accountable for Selling Hazardous Products

The CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) recently sued Amazon in an attempt to force the company to take responsibility and recall hazardous products being sold on their website, Amazon.com. The committee is arguing that Amazon’s handling its “Fulfilled by Amazon” products make it a distributor under the law. However, Amazon refuses to take that responsibility. Learn more.

Fisher-Price Recalls Rock 'n Glide Southers

Fisher-Price Was Responsible For Selling Products They Knew Caused Infant Deaths

Fisher-Price continued to sell products to unsuspecting parents resulting in numerous infant deaths, despite knowing that its products were linked to a preventable risk of infant death. Fisher-Price knew about the risks and concerns surrounding the Rock’ n Play Sleeper product soon after its release; however, the company left the product on the market until the voluntary recall in 2019. It’s concerning that Fisher-Price knew the risks their products present but continued to sell multiple products for years without making any recalls or giving any warnings.

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Peleton Treadmill Claimed Unsafe by CPSC

Although the CPSC believes that the Peloton Tread+ poses serious risks to children for abrasions, fractures, and death. the company is refusing to do so. In Massachusetts, the law requires product manufacturers like Peloton to sell products that do not pose an unreasonable risk to consumers. Learn more.

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GM Ignition Switch Recall Starts Multiple Investigations

In Massachusetts, all manufacturers promise that products sold here are fit for their ordinary, intended purposes, which includes both those uses which the manufacturer intended and those uses and misuses which are reasonably foreseeable. If a product is more dangerous than necessary, the product is not fit for its intended purpose. This promise is independent […]

Graco Recalls Nearly 3.8 million Child Car Seats

Manufacturers of products intended for children cannot make products unnecessarily dangerous. When manufacturers do and a child suffers harm, that manufacturer is responsible for the harm. Graco, a division of Atlanta-based Newell Rubbermaid, agreed to a voluntary safety recall to replace the buckles of nearly 3.8 million child car safety seats. Although the recall happened […]

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