Product Recall News

Axon Underwriting Forms Product Recall Crisis Management Division

Axon Underwriting Services LLC, a specialty lines program administrator, has formed Axon Crisis Management to offer its product recall and foodborne illness and contamination products for U.S. domiciled clients. Axon’s Crisis Management Division is led by Alex Pittignano, senior vice …

Fidelis Insurance Takes Equity Stake in New MGA Perigon, Provides Capacity

Fidelis Insurance, the Bermuda-headquartered re/insurer, announced it has taken an equity stake in a new managing general agent (MGA) Perigon Product Recall Ltd., and will be providing underwriting capacity. Perigon’s focus will be product recall and product contamination coverage for …

Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid Yank Recalled J&J Baby Powder Off Shelves

Three major U.S. retailers, including Walmart, are removing all 22-ounce bottles of Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder from their stores, following the healthcare conglomerate’s recall last week of some bottles due to possible asbestos contamination. CVS Health Corp. said on …

J&J Recalls Some Baby Powder After FDA Reports Traces of Asbestos

Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it is recalling around 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the United States after U.S. health regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in samples taken from a bottle purchased online. The move marks the …

Starbucks Recalls 260,000 Coffee Presses Due to Injury Risk

Starbucks Corp. is recalling about 263,000 of its coffee presses, made in partnership with Bodum, after the world’s largest coffee chain received reports of the product breaking and causing deep cuts, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Wednesday. …

Arizona Man Another Death Linked to Faulty Takata Air Bag

An Arizona man who died from injuries sustained in a crash three months after purchasing a used Honda Civic has become the 16th fatality in the U.S. linked to defective air bags at the center of one of the biggest …

More Than 50 Tons of Catfish Recalled by Houston Seafood Company

A Houston-based seafood company is recalling more than 50 tons of wild-caught catfish because the products were produced, packed and distributed without federal inspection. The Food Safety and Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture said the recall involves …

Texas Food Manufacturer Recalls Pork Rolls in Listeria Outbreak

Authorities have traced a multi-state listeria outbreak which has hospitalized four people to a Houston-based Vietnamese food manufacturer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Long Phung Food Products issued a recall for seven types of pork rolls that have been …

U.S. Safety Agency Probing Mercedes-Benz Recall Notice Practices

Mercedes-Benz USA is under investigation by U.S. safety regulators who say the luxury-auto maker may be taking too long to send safety recall notices to car owners and inform the government. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration told the unit …

Safety Agency Faulted for Delayed Action on Auto, Airbag Recalls

A government audit released on Wednesday faulted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s oversight of auto safety recalls and said its “delayed action” may have delayed the expansion of a record-setting callback of millions of vehicles for Takata air bag …