Free Consultation
Free Case Evaluation

Food, Consumer Product, and Vehicle Recalls 2020

By March 26, 2020Product Liability

Even if you haven’t been injured by a product, it’s best to keep up-to-date with the most current product recalls. For your convenience, we’ve compiled the latest food, consumer product, and vehicle recalls in one place. We update this list often, so be sure to check back in periodically for new recall notices.

Food Recalls

Food products may be recalled by food producers or by government agencies if deemed a health risk for consumers. Food recalls happen for a variety of reasons, but the most common include:

  • Presence of bacteria or organisms
  • Presence of foreign objects
  • Incorrectly labeled products

Below are the latest recalled food products. For additional information, readers should visit foodsafety.gov.

Recall Date
Company
Details
May 14, 2020 Ramar Foods Recalls Mint Chocolate Chip With Hidden Spinach Ice Cream Because of Possible Health Risk
May 14, 2020 Mellace Family Brands California Inc. (Johnvince Foods) Recalls Wegmans Semi-Sweet Chocolate nonpareils, 18.5oz (1lb 2.5oz) 524g Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen
May 13, 2020 Evans Food Group Evans Food Group Recalls Ready-To-Eat Pork Skin Products due to Misbranding
May 12, 2020 Ideal Foods Recalls Meat and Poultry Flatbread Pizza Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection
May 11, 2020 UNFI Voluntarily Recalls Wild Harvest® Organic Basil Due to Possible Health Risk
May 8, 2020 Zilk’s Plus Resources Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk, Soy, and Wheat in Select 12 Oz Bottled Sauces
May 5, 2020 The Essential Baking Company Issues Allergen Alert on Undeclared Egg in 84 Loaves of 32 Oz. Sliced Columbia Bread
May 4, 2020 Medifast Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in OPTAVIA Essential Old Fashioned Maple & Brown Sugar Oatmeal
May 1, 2020 Mondelēz Global LLC Conducts Voluntary Recall of Limited Quantity of RITZ Cheese Cracker Sandwiches Family Size Product in the U.S. Due to Undeclared Peanut on Outer Packaging
Apr 29, 2020 Condies Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy Allergen in Chicken Salad on Croissant Single Item# 43237 and Chicken Sandwich on White Single Item# 43559
Apr 28, 2020 GSK Consumer Healthcare Recalls Benefiber Healthy Shape Prebiotic Fiber Supplement and Benefiber Prebiotic Fiber Supplement Due to Possible Plastic Contamination from the Bottle Cap
Apr 22, 2020 Royal International Trading Inc Issues Alert On Undeclared Sulfites In “Tayni Boctoka Dry Fruits Mix Compot Apple”
Apr 21, 2020 Buckhead Meat and Seafood of Houston, Inc. Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Wheat, Soy, Milk, Fish and Eggs in Frozen Flounder Stuffed with Seafood
Apr 21, 2020 Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc Recalls Single Production Lot of 5.5 Oz Cans of Pink Lite Cranberry Juice Drink Because of Undeclared Sulfites
Apr 16, 2020 Whole Foods Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Cashews in Queso Sauce Sold at a Single Whole Foods Market Store in Phoenix, Arizona
Apr 11, 2020 DSD Merchandisers, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut in Roasted/Salted Deluxe Mixed Nuts in Deli Tubs
Apr 10, 2020 Jowett Farms Corporation Recalls Pork Products Produced without Benefit of Import Inspection
Apr 10, 2020 Conagra Brands, Inc. Recalls Frozen Not-Ready-to-Eat Chicken Bowl Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
Apr 10, 2020 Whole Foods Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Milk in Minestrone Soup Sold at Whole Foods Market Stores in 32 States and the District of Columbia
Apr 7, 2020 H&C Food Inc. Recalls Enoki Mushroom Because of Possible Health Risk
Apr 1, 2020 Homestead Creamery Recalls “Unsalted” Butter Because of Possible Health Risk
Mar 26, 2020 Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc. Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Milk in Vodka Sauce
Mar 24, 2020 Tiffany Food Corp. Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Huangfushanzen Dried Mushrooms
Mar 23, 2020 Guan’s Mushroom Co Recalls Enoki Because of Possible Health Risk
Mar 16, 2020 Raw Seafoods, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat in Wegmans Brand Oven Safe Salmon Teriyaki and Oven Safe Ginger Salmon
Mar 13, 2020 Sushi Ebi Recall Issued for Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp
Mar 13, 2020 Winco Foods, Llc. Recalls Frozen Blackberries and Frozen Berry Medley Because of Possible Health Risk
Mar 11, 2020 Pero Family Farms Food Co. Issues Alert on Undeclared Egg and Milk Allergens in Zucchini Trays
Mar 9, 2020 Sun Hong Foods, Inc. Recalls Enoki Mushroom Because of Possible Health Risk
Mar 5, 2020 Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. Announces Voluntary Limited Recall of H-E-B-branded Tuscan Herb Salad Kit Due to Undeclared Allergens
Mar 4, 2020 Stonewall Kitchen Recalls a Limited Amount of Mislabeled Ghost Pepper Salsa which contains Ghost Pepper Queso
Mar 3, 2020 Vita Food Products Issues Voluntary Recall of Mislabeled Vita Wild Herring Wine Sauce Containing Undeclared Milk
Mar 2, 2020 New Capstone, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Restructure Vanilla Protein Powder Due to Undeclared Milk
Feb 25, 2020 Choice Products USA, LLC Issues an Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Premier Choice 3 lb. Tub Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Ordered Through Online Ordering
Feb 19, 2020 Natural Grocers Natural Grocers Issues Recall on Dark Chocolate Peanut Clusters
Feb 19, 2020 Natural Grocers Natural Grocers Issues Recall on Dark Chocolate Almond Clusters
Feb 13, 2020 CJ Foods Voluntarily Recalls Annie Chun’s Japanese-Style Teriyaki Noodle Bowls Due To Undeclared Peanuts
Feb 13, 2020 Gourmet International and Butlers Chocolates Issue Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Butlers Irish Whiskey Dark Chocolate 3.5 oz Tablet Bar
Feb 8, 2020 Family Traditions Meat Company Recalls Ready-to-Eat Meat Stick Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen
Jan 29, 2020 Astrochef LLC. Recalls Pepperoni Stuffed Pizza Sandwich Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
Jan 24, 2020 Golden Pearl Trading Corporation Recalls Ready to Eat Imported Siluriformes Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection
Jan 24, 2020 Amity Packing Company Inc. Recalls Raw Ground Beef Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
Jan 10, 2020 Culinary International, LLC Recalls Chicken Burrito Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
Jan 3, 2020 Kettle Cuisine Midco, LLC

Recalls Ready-To-Eat Soup Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

 

Consumer Product Recalls

Product recalls are issued if it’s discovered that the product has any defects that could harm consumers. Below we’ve gathered the latest product recalls, but consumers should also visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website for more information.

Below are the most current consumer product recall notices.

Recall Date
Company
Details
Mar 12, 2020 Yamaha Guitar Group Recalls Digital Wireless Equipment for Electric Guitars Due to Fire and Injury Hazards
Mar 12, 2020 Kichler Lighting Recalls Ceiling Fans Due to Injury Hazard
Mar 12, 2020 Homestar Recalls Recalls Dressers Due to Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards
Mar 5, 2020 ECHO Recalls Backpack Blowers and Replacement Shoulder Straps Due to Laceration and Impact Hazards
Mar 5, 2020 Joules USA Recalls Children’s Pajamas and Robes Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard; Burn Hazard
Mar 5, 2020 RH Recalls Floor Lamps Due to Fire Hazard
Mar 4, 2020 IKEA Recalls KULLEN 3-Drawer Chests Due to Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards; Consumers Urged to Anchor Chests or Return for Refund
Feb 27, 2020 Whalen Whalen Recalls Bayside Furnishings 9-Piece Dining Sets Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Costco
Feb 27, 2020 Lennox Industries Feb 27, 2020 – Lennox Industries Recalls Ductless Heat Pumps Due to Fire Hazard
Feb 27, 2020 Just Blanks Children’s Nightgowns Recalled by Ishtex Textile Products Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard; Burn Hazard
Feb 27, 2020 Step2 Recalls Children’s Grocery Shopping Carts Due to Laceration Hazard
Feb 26, 2020 Safavieh Recalls Chests of Drawers Due to Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards
Feb 26, 2020 Home Depot Recalls 4-Drawer Whitewash Chests Due to Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards
Feb 20, 2020 Browning Recalls Pistol Holsters Due to Injury Hazard
Feb 20, 2020 Kolcraft Recalls Inclined Sleeper Accessory Included with Cuddle n Care and Preferred Position 2-in-1 Bassinets & Incline Sleepers to Prevent Risk of Suffocation
Feb 19, 2020 Contigo Recall of 5.7 Million Kids Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard; Additional Incidents with Replacement Lids Provided in Previous Recall
Feb 13, 2020 Fanim Industries Recalls Harbor Breeze Santa Ana Ceiling Fan Due to Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Lowes Stores
Feb 13, 2020 Textron Specialized Vehicles Recalls Gas-Powered Golf, PTV, Utility and Shuttle Off-Road Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard
Feb 13, 2020 Yamaha Recalls Golf Cars Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)
Feb 6, 2020 Rooms To Go Recalls Patmos Chaise Lounge Chairs Due to Violation of Federal Lead Paint Ban
Feb 6, 2020 Rawlings Recalls Catcher’s Helmets Due to Risk of Head Injury
Feb 6, 2020 Infantino Recalls Infant Carriers Due to Fall Hazard
Feb 6, 2020 Country Home Products Recalls DR Walk Behind Leaf Blowers Due to Projectile Hazard
Feb 6, 2020 Juratoys Juratoys Recalls Bead Maze Toys Due to Choking Hazard
Feb 6, 2020 Star Water Systems Recalls Sump Pumps Due to Fire Hazard
Feb 6, 2020 Sun Organic Recalls Wintergreen Essential Oils Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirements; Risk of Poisoning
Jan 30, 2020 K-Apparel Recalls Children’s Lounge Pants Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard; Burn Hazard
Jan 30, 2020 Bobcat Company Recalls Utility Vehicles (UTVs) Due to Collision and Crash Hazard
Jan 30, 2020 Polaris Recalls Pro XD Utility Vehicles Due to Collision and Crash Hazards
Jan 30, 2020 Polaris Recalls Brutus Utility Vehicles (UTVs) Due to Collision and crash Hazard
Jan 30, 2020 Pier 1 Recalls Brennon Collection Desk Chairs Due to Fall and Injury Hazards
Jan 29, 2020 Summer Infant Recalls SwaddleMe By Your Bed Inclined Sleepers to Prevent Risk of Suffocation
Jan 29, 2020 Graco Recalls Little Lounger Rocking Seats to Prevent Risk of Suffocation
Jan 29, 2020 Delta Enterprises Corp. Recalls Incline Sleeper with Adjustable Feeding Position for Newborns to Prevent Risk of Suffocation
Jan 29, 2020 Evenflo Recalls Pillo Portable Napper Inclined Sleepers to Prevent Risk of Suffocation
Jan 23, 2020 PCNA Recalls Power Banks Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Jan 23, 2020 STIHL Recalls Pressure Washers Due to Injury Hazard
Jan 23, 2020 Varidesk Recalls Stand2Learn Stools Due to Fall Hazard
Jan 16, 2020 Baby Trend Recalls Tango Mini Strollers Due to Fall Hazard
Jan 14, 2020 The Thompson’s Company Recalls Aerosol Waterproofing Wood and Masonry Protectors Due to Fire Hazard
Jan 9, 2020 Libbey Glass Recalls Milk Bottles Due to Laceration Hazard
Jan 9, 2020 Thesaurus Global Marketing Recalls Tricycles Due to Violation of Federal Lead Paint Ban; Risk of Poisoning; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com
Jan 9, 2020 Boston Warehouse Trading Corp. Recalls Holiday Travel Mugs Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Meijer Stores

 

Vehicle Recalls

Vehicles or vehicle parts may be recalled if the vehicle poses an increased risk for accidents or injuries for occupants. Below we’ve listed the latest vehicle recalls. For additional information regarding specific recalls, consumers should visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website.

Below are the most recent vehicle and vehicle parts recalls.

Recall Date
Company
Details
Mar 9, 2020 Ford Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Ranger vehicles previously repaired under recall 19V-726. The service replacement Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) blower motor that was installed may have an improper clearance between an electrical terminal and the conductive base plate that may result in a resistive electrical short.
Mar 9, 2020 Hyundai 2020 Hyundai Sonata: Recall Alert. The tire pressure label inside the driver’s door and the owner’s manual state an incorrect tire size, which may mislead the owner to install the wrong tire size, potentially affecting vehicle handling and increasing the risk of a crash.
Mar 6, 2020 Arcimoto Inc. Arcimoto is recalling certain 2019-2020 FUV motorcycles. The traction-power harnesses large-gauge cable-lugs may be uncrimped or improperly crimped.
Mar 4, 2020 Lexus and Toyota 2013-2019 Lexus and Toyota Cars: Recall Alert. A fuel pump may stop operating, which may cause warning lights and messages to be displayed on the instrument panel and the engine to run rough, possibly resulting in a vehicle stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Mar 4, 2020 Hyundai 2013-2014 Hyundai Sonata: Recall Alert. The low-pressure fuel hose that connects the low-pressure fuel pump to the direct-injection fuel pump may crack over time due to heat generated within the engine compartment, increasing the risk of a fire.
Mar 3, 2020 Daimler Trucks North America LLC Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner HDX, EFX, and C2 school buses equipped with air disc brakes.
Mar 3, 2020 Daimler Trucks North America LLC Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Freightliner 108SD, 114SD, Cascadia, Business Class M2, Western Star 4700 and 5700, Freightliner Custom Chassis S2, Custom Chassis XB, and Custom Chassis XC vehicles equipped with air disc brakes. The brake caliper mounting bolts may have been insufficiently tightened.
Mar 3, 2020 Chrysler Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018-2020 Jeep Wrangler and 2020 Gladiator vehicles equipped with manual transmissions. The clutch pressure plate may overheat and fracture.
Mar 3, 2020 BMW 2014-2019 BMW M6 Gran Coupe: Recall Alert. The third brake light may become loose and allow the light to detach from the car, no longer providing the required lighting to the following traffic or becoming a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
Mar 3, 2020 Mercedes-Benz 2019-2020 Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG G-Class: Recall Alert. An electrical resistor within the differential locking module may malfunction, interrupting communication between the control unit and the differential locking actuator, possibly resulting in the deactivation of the electronic stability program and antilock brake system while driving, increasing the risk of a crash.
Mar 3, 2020 Mercedes-Benz 2020-2021 Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Maybach Cars and SUVs: Recall Alert. The instrument cluster software may deactivate the illumination of certain interior switches (switch bar, overhead control unit, steering wheel) if the hazard lights are turned on and the ignition switch is in the off position, which may make them more difficult to find and operate, increasing the risk of a crash.
Mar 3, 2020 BMW 2020 BMW X6: Recall Alert. The rear spoiler may detach, which can become a road hazard while driving, increasing the risk of a crash.
Mar 2, 2020 Jaguar 2010 Jaguar XF: Recall Alert. The fuel tank outlet flange may crack, allowing fuel to leak that, in the presence of an ignition source, may increase the risk of a fire.
Feb 28, 2020 Pierce Manufacturing Pierce is recalling certain 2019-2020 Arrow XT, Enforcer, Impel, and Velocity Emergency fire emergency vehicles built with a 107 foot or 110-foot aerial device.
Feb 28, 2020 Audi 2016-2019 Audi TT: Recall Alert. In the event of a crash, the fuel tank may become damaged by the fuel tank heat shield bracket, leaking fuel and increasing the risk of a fire.
Feb 27, 2020 M H EBY M H EBY is recalling certain 2017-2020 EBY Truck Body dump vehicles. The cotter pin that secures the hoist cylinder may detach possibly causing the dump body to fall unexpectedly.
Feb 27, 2020 Keystone RV Company Keystone is recalling certain 2020 Bullet 34RI trailers equipped with overhead cabinets across the rear wall. The trailers may be missing an egress window in the main living area, preventing passenger exit in the event of an emergency.
Feb 27, 2020 General Motors LLC General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles. The bolts used to attach the front and/or rear brake calipers may have not been heat-treated and may break under load.
Feb 27, 2020 Porsche 2015-2018 Porsche Macan: Recall Alert. The fuel pump service cover may contact the flow nozzle on the filter flange of the fuel pump, potentially causing cracks and a fuel leak that, in the presence of an ignition source, may increase the risk of a fire.
Feb 27, 2020 Audi 2019 Audi Q7: Recall Alert. The side curtain airbags may not properly inflate in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Feb 27, 2020 Kia 2011-12 Kia Sedona: Recall Alert. The fuel rail may crack from exposure to heat generated within the engine compartment, resulting in a fuel leak and increasing the risk of fire.
Feb 27, 2020 Kia 2013-2014 Kia Optima: Recall Alert. The low-pressure fuel hose may deteriorate and crack over time due to heat generated within the engine compartment, which may lead to a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.
Feb 26, 2020 Daimler Trucks North America LLC Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017-2020 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses configured with a specific Switch Hub Module (part numbers 204803 and 216434) combined with a 500k Bulk Head Module and a certain 3-position momentary switch warning light package. The Switch Hub Module (SHM) that controls the exterior warning lights and stop sign may fail, resulting in deactivation of the red warning lights, stop sign and system indicator.
Feb 26, 2020 Custom Fire Apparatus, Inc. Custom Fire Apparatus, Inc. (Custom Fire) is recalling one2017 In Side Mount Pumper vehicle equipped with a Smart Foam 6.5-12 system. The foam pump system can overheat and fail, causing fire fighting foam chemicals to be unavailable to fight a fire.
Feb 26, 2020 Nissan North America, Inc. Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2020 Versa vehicles. Due to a manufacturing issue, the fuel tank wall thickness may be insufficient, potentially causing a small hole in the tank seam area.
Feb 25, 2020 Daimler Vans USA, LLC Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The steering column casing cover may have not been installed, allowing the steering column area to be exposed.
Feb 25, 2020 Ford 2015-2016 Ford F-150: Recall Alert. Depending on the heater element location, some trucks may have cables with insufficient heat protection and incorrect length. Prolonged exposure to high temperatures can cause a resistive short, inoperative engine block heater or tripping of household breakers or GFCI-equipped outlets while the truck is parked and the block heater is plugged in.
Feb 25, 2020 Ford 2018-2020 Ford F-150: Recall Alert. When the daytime running lamps on affected vehicles are illuminated and the master lighting switch is manually rotated from the auto lamp position to the headlamp-on (low-beam) position, the daytime running lights remain activated instead of dimming to parking lamp intensity, reducing the visibility of other drivers and increasing the risk of a crash.
Feb 24, 2020 HME, Inc. HME, Inc. (HME) is recalling certain 2016-2020 AF1, 1871 and SFO emergency vehicles. The fuse box may be missing an O-Ring seal, potentially allowing moisture or contaminants into the fuse box.
Feb 21, 2020 CHTC Bus Group CHTC Bus Group (CHTC) is recalling certain 2016-2018 HT-35 and HT-45 buses equipped with ADA wheelchair platform lifts. The lift devices have not completed the compliance certification process. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 403, “Platform Lift Devices” and 404, “Platform Lift Installations.”
Feb 21, 2020 Terex South Dakota, Inc Terex South Dakota, Inc. (Terex) is recalling certain 2014-2019 TM bucket/boom trucks. The limit switch was installed upside down and does not stop the platform level movement if the platform level exceeds 15 degrees.
Feb 20, 2020 Kia 2006-2010 Kia Sedona, Sorento: Recall Alert. Moisture may enter the antilock brake system module and result in an electrical short, which may cause an engine compartment fire even when the vehicle is turned off, increasing the risk of an injury.
Feb 17, 2020 Mercedes-Benz 2020 Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG Cars and SUVs: Recall Alert. An electrical circuit inside the eCall emergency call system communication module may be damaged, potentially relaying an inaccurate vehicle location that may delay emergency responders, increasing the risk of injury.
Feb 14, 2020 Tesla 2015-2016 Tesla Model X: Recall Alert. The aluminum bolts that attach the power steering gear assist motor to the gear housing may corrode and fracture, causing a reduction or complete loss of power steering assist and increasing the risk of a crash.
Feb 13, 2020 Honda 2020 Honda Passport, Pilot: Recall Alert. The certification label may have been printed with ink that can be wiped away with a solvent, removing the gross axle weight rating and gross vehicle weight rating information, increasing the risk of overloading and a crash.
Feb 12, 2020 Ford 2013-2018 Ford Flex, Taurus, Lincoln MKT: Recall Alert. Affected vehicles exposed to frequent full rear suspension articulation (jounce and rebound) may experience a fractured rear suspension toe link, increasing the risk of a crash.
Feb 12, 2020 Honda 2018-2020 Honda Odyssey: Recall Alert. The wire harness leading to the third-row accessory power outlet may have been damaged when the interior panel covering the harness was installed, pinching it between the panel and the metal vehicle body. If the wire harness was damaged, a short circuit can occur, heating the plastic harness cover and increasing the risk of a fire.
Feb 11, 2020 Mazda 2016 Mazda CX-5: Recall Alert. LED daytime running lights may flicker or fail to illuminate while driving.
Feb 11, 2020 BMW 2020 BMW X7: Recall Alert. The rear reflex reflectors may not reflect an adequate amount of light, decreasing the vehicle’s visibility to other drivers and increasing the risk of a crash.
Feb 10, 2020 Chevrolet 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500: Recall Alert. Affected trucks received updated software for the electronic brake control module that has an error that may disable the electronic brake assist, increasing the risk of a crash.
Feb 7, 2020 Lexus and Toyota 44,000 2019-20 Lexus and Toyota Cars and SUVs: Recall Alert. An engine block was manufactured incorrectly, which may cause coolant to leak during normal engine operation. This can lead to engine noise, engine smoke, warning lights or a malfunction indicator illumination, an audible chime sounding, possible engine overheating and possible internal mechanical engine damage, increasing the risk of a stall and a crash. For both hybrid and conventional gas vehicles, the mechanical engine damage could also cause engine oil to leak, which in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of fire.
Feb 7, 2020 Hyundai 2006-2011 Hyundai Elantra, Elantra Touring: Recall Alert. Moisture may enter the antilock brake system module and result in an electrical short, which may cause an engine compartment fire even when the car is turned off, increasing the risk of injury.
Feb 7, 2020 Dodge 2019-2020 Dodge Ram 2500, 3500: Recall Alert. A build-up of pressure and heat inside the transmission may result in a transmission fluid leak from the dipstick tube, which may contact the turbocharger or another ignition source within the engine compartment, increasing the risk of a fire.
Feb 6, 2020 Audi 1998-2001 Audi A4, A6, A8, and TT: Recall Alert. Manufactured without appropriate seals, front driver-side Takata airbag inflators with non-azide propellant, or NADI, may allow air and moisture to leak into the inflators over an extended period, causing propellant degradation and an abnormal deployment in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Feb 5, 2020 Mercedes-Benz 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG E-Class, S-Class, G-Class, and GT63: Recall Alert. The oil feed line to the turbocharger may leak, which in the presence of an ignition source such as hot engine or exhaust components can increase the risk of a fire.
Feb 4, 2020 Jeep 2020 Jeep Wrangler: Recall Alert. The left-side lower control arm bracket and weld may not be correctly positioned, potentially allowing the lower control arm to separate from the axle and increasing the risk of a crash.
Jan 30, 2020 Cadillac 2014-2015 Cadillac CTS: Recall Alert. The roll pins in the rear-axle differential may fracture, increasing the risk of a crash.
Jan 30, 2020 Pontiac 2003-2004 Pontiac Vibe: Recall Alert. The replacement airbag may not unfold as designed during inflation in high-temperature conditions, possibly resulting in the airbag not inflating properly, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Jan 23, 2020 Hyundai 2020 Hyundai Kona: Recall Alert. The certification label may indicate an incorrect gross axle weight rating, which could result in the SUV being overloaded, increasing the risk of a crash.
Jan 22, 2020 Toyota 2.9 Million Toyota Cars and Hybrids: Recall Alert. During certain crashes, the airbag electronic control unit may malfunction, possibly disabling the deployment of the airbags and/or seat belt pretensioners and increasing the risk of injury.
Jan 22, 2020 Toyota 139,000 Toyota Cars, SUVs and EVs: Recall Alert. Manufactured without appropriate seals, front driver-side Takata airbag inflators with non-azide propellant, or NADI, may allow air and moisture to leak into the inflators over an extended period, causing propellant degradation and an abnormal deployment in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Jan 21, 2020 Acura and Honda 2.4 Million Acura and Honda Cars, SUVs, Minivans: Recall Alert. Manufactured without appropriate seals, airbag inflators with non-azide propellant, or NADI, may allow air and moisture to leak into the inflators over an extended period, causing propellant degradation.
Jan 14, 2020 Lexus and Toyota 2018-2019 Lexus, Toyota Cars, Minivans, Pickup Trucks and SUVs: Recall Alert. A fuel pump may stop operating, which may cause warning lights and messages to be displayed on the instrument panel and the engine to run rough, possibly resulting in a vehicle stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Jan 6, 2020 Mercedes-Benz 2001-2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, CLK, CLS, E-Class: Recall Alert. The bonding between the glass panel and the sliding roof frame may deteriorate, possibly resulting in the glass panel detaching from the car and becoming a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
Jan 3, 2020 BMW 2019-2020 BMW 3 Series: Recall Alert. The outboard rear seat belt pretensioners may not lock as intended during a crash, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

 

What Should I Do If I Own A Recalled Product?

If you possess a recalled product, there are a few steps that should be followed.

  • Heed the recall notice – If you discover that a product that you own has been recalled, find and read the official recall notice. The recall notice will provide additional details about why a product has been recalled and instructions for the next steps you should take. 
  • Contact the producer – The recall notice may prompt you to get in contact with the product’s producer. Contact the producer to start the process of getting a replacement product or refund. 
  • Dispose of the product – Typically, those who own recalled food items and products that cannot be repaired are instructed to dispose of the item. Properly dispose of the item, and if it was a food product, thoroughly clean any surface the item came in contact with. 
  • Send the product for repairs – You may be entitled to free repairs. If prompted, you will either need to mail the product back to the producer or bring the product to a designated repair shop. Contact the manufacturer for specific instructions.

What Should I Do If I’ve Been Injured By A Recalled Product?

The first thing you should do if you’ve been injured, whether by a recalled product or not, is to seek appropriate medical attention. This will not only ensure that you receive the proper diagnosis and treatment, but also medical records for evidence. 

If you’ve been injured by a product and already sought the appropriate medical attention, research to see if an official recall has been issued for that product. Bookmark this list to easily find the most current recalls and visit the resources linked to throughout to learn additional information. 

If you’ve been injured by a defective product, you are entitled to fair compensation. To ensure appropriate compensation, it’s best to seek legal advice. A product defect lawyer is an excellent resource for discussing your options and vital for handling your case. 

If you’ve been injured by a defective product in Texas, contact DC Law. Our attorneys are experienced in product defect and liability cases and will work to make sure you get the justice you deserve.