Product Recall Basics

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Product recalls have been mandatory for consumer products for quite some time. In fact, the Consumer Product Safety Act was enacted by the U.S. Congress in 1972 so that the public could be better protected from any products that may cause unreasonable risks. Not only was the Act passed but it also included the Consumer Product Safety […]

The Most Dangerous Holiday of the Year: Independence Day


Although New Year’s Eve is associated with an increased risk of drunk driving accidents and Thanksgiving often involves long-distance travel over snow-slicked streets, the Fourth of July is unequivocally the most dangerous holiday of the year. Combining hot temperatures with alcohol, fireworks, and other potential hazards can create a “perfect storm” of factors likely to […]