Product recalls are not necessarily common, but they do happen periodically to everything from food to cars to toys. When a product is recalled, customers who registered their product should receive a recall email that states the nature of the recall and includes specific models or model numbers to be returned or discarded, if applicable.
Information on a car recall is usually sent directly to the registered owner of the vehicle, and if the recall includes more serious vehicle safety issues like malfunctioning brakes, seat belts, or air bags, this information may also be published on news sites for maximum exposure.
Food recalls — sometimes due to reports of bacteria or if a particular batch was exposed to animals or waste during production — usually require the customer to immediately dispose of the item or return it to the store for a refund.
Recalls for toys or other such products are typically recalled for faulty production, resulting in loose parts that pose a danger to the operator or a choking hazard. The largest toy recall in history was recorded in September of 2010 when Fisher Price recalled 10 million products.
As we hear of the latest product recalls, we will be diligent in posting them to the site. Please read through some of the most recent product recalls here: