Georgians who recently purchased or might be planning to buy a new Ford may be interested to know that Ford Motor Company has ordered the recall of approximately 5,500 2012 Edge vehicles for a possible fuel line defect. The problem was noticed after warranty claims were filed on 12 such vehicles.
In Atlanta, many buildings that host events, such as schools or churches, own portable stages and related equipment for entertainment purposes. Such venues may be interested to know that the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the product recall of one company's stage and riser caddies because of risk of injuries and fatalities. According to a news release from the CPSC, the recall of the defective product was made in cooperation with the manufacturer, Midwest Folding Products.
Product recalls are more common than the average Georgia resident may think -- at least judging by how the public tends to respond to them. Quite often, owners of recalled dangerous or defective products fail to return the item to the seller or manufacturer, exposing themselves to harm.
Parents in Georgia often buy their children toys. They expect that the toy will provide them with entertainment not injuries. However, many children's toys sold in popular stores can be dangerous.
Parents of young babies in Atlanta will be interested to note a possible design problem with a popular baby seat, which could make it a dangerous product. A number of consumer groups are asking the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall the Bumbo Baby Seat manufactured by Bumbo International over fears that children will fall out and suffer severe head injuries.