Rob Levine & Associates Personal Injury Lawyers Releases New Article Focusing on April 2021 Product Recalls
Rob Levine & Associates Personal Injury Lawyers, a prominent injury firm based in Providence, Rhode Island, has released a new blog post on its website that focuses on product recalls during the month of April 2021. These recalls were due to product defects that may cause harm to consumers or their pets. These include: the recall of certain dog foods and cat foods by Midwestern Pet Foods because a routine sampling program showed the products may be contaminated with salmonella; the recall of 147,249 vehicles by Kia because of faulty piston oil rings; and the recall of certain vitafusion adult gummy vitamins and L’il Critters kids’ gummy vitamins because of the presence of thin, visible, flexible wire fragments in the gummies.
The voluntary recall by Midwestern Pet Foods affected several food brands that it produces, including Earthborn Holistic, Venture, CanineX, Sportmix Wholesomes, Pro Pac Ultimates, Unrefined, Sportmix, Meridian, and Sportstrail. All of them came from the Monmouth, Illinois Production Facility and were sold throughout the US and some were exported to several other countries. It is important to note that salmonella can have serious side effects. Those who have pets that have come in contact with these products and their pets have shown signs of lethargy, fever, diarrhea, abdominal pain, reduced appetite, or vomiting should contact their veterinarian immediately. Those who have bought one of the recalled products are advised to properly dispose of it, ensuring that it is kept away from all animals and humans, and washing properly any cups, bowls, or storage containers that came in contact with the food.
According to the new article, the recalled vehicles by Kia include the Kia Seltos cars manufactured between November 20, 2019 and October 15, 2020, and the Kia Soul cars manufactured between November 24, 2018 and October 24, 2020. Consumers who have the affected vehicles are advised to bring them to a dealership where they will either replace the engine entirely or install a software that alerts if there is a problem. It was discovered that inconsistent heat treatment during the manufacturing process caused excessive hardness in the piston oil rings. Because of the excessive hardness, the piston oil ring’s outer periphery could get chipped or the cylinder bore could get scuffed. The ultimate result could be engine damage, increasing the risk of fire, a crash, or loss of power.
The gummies recalled by manufacturer, Church & Dwight, were sold online and in stores such as Costco and Walmart. The product recall was made after the company received several complaints from customers who discovered the presence of the wire fragments in the gummies. The fragments of wire may cause injury to the digestive system. The recalled products were manufactured between October 29 and November 3, 2020 and include vitafusion MultiVites, vitafusion Fibre Well, and L’il Critters Gummy Vites. Consumers who have them are advised to call the Consumer Affairs department of Church & Dwight to get a full refund.
Rob Levine & Associates Personal Injury Lawyers has been offering their services in Providence, RI, for over 20 years. Their lead lawyer Rob Levine is known for being one of the most aggressive in pursuing personal injury cases in the tri-state area, which earned him the title of “The Heavy Hitter ®” in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and all across the United States. The firm serves clients at different locations, not just in Providence, Hartford, Boston, Fall River, and New Haven, but across the US.
Personal injury involves unintentional injuries and those suffered due to accidents. It may even include injuries resulting from product defects. Product defects could be manufacturing defects or design defects. In addition, companies can be held liable for failing to warn consumers properly, such as failing to include warning labels or instructions for the safe utilization of the product. Those how have been harmed by product defects are advised to consult a personal injury lawyer like Rob Levine.
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