(815) 929-9292
(217) 328-2828
(217) 443-4343
Habla Español

U.S. agency to investigate immediacy of GM’s recall response

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is conducting an investigation into whether Detroit, Michigan-based automaker General Motors issued a recall of 1.6 older-model small cars with faulty ignition switches soon enough upon discovering the defect. Thus far, the vehicles have caused 13 fatalities. According to the agency’s policies, an auto manufacturer has five days after… Read More

Millions of Cans Of Tuna Recalled

A recall of over 3 million cans of tuna fish have been recalled because of concerns over packaging. The recall affects cans of both Bumble Bee tuna and Chicken of the Sea tuna distributed to stores between January 17 and March 6. While no one has reported any instances of illness connected to the product,… Read More

Generic Version of Cholesterol Medication Recalled by Manufacturer

The maker of a generic brand of Lipitor has recalled the drug after some batches were found to contain glass particles. Indian drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd., discovered the problem with certain lots of 10-, 20- and 40-milligram doses of the drug, known generically as atorvastatin calcium. The 80-milligram dosage does not appear to be affected.… Read More

Dole Recalls Bagged Lettuce

A popular variety of bagged lettuce was recalled over the weekend because of a possible risk for pathogen that causes food borne illness, according to an announcement by the Food and Drug Administration on Sunday, July 1, 2012. A bag of Dole Heart of Romaine salads tested positive for the Listeria Momocytogenes during a random… Read More