Posted By Simpson Law Group LLP Trial Attorneys Posted in:Product Liability
After you read this you may want to go check your freezer to make sure you will be safe. It seems that Custom Made Meals, LLC based in Denver has issued a recall of about 8,000 pounds of chicken skewer products.
The reason for this recall is not salmonella or other contaminants. In this case, they failed to label the product properly. It turns out it has coconut, a serious tree nut allergen.
You may be wondering why this is such a bad thing. Unfortunately, there are some people who are very allergic to coconut and they had no way of knowing it was in this product. If they ingested the chicken, they could end up in a serious medical situation. Failing to label a product properly is often just as dangerous as a faulty product.
At the Simpson Law Group, we are here to help if you or a loved one have been harmed due to something you have used or consumed. If you need a San Diego product liability attorney, you can count on us to be by your side.
While there have been no confirmed reports of injury or illness due to the mistake made by this company yet, they are only one of the hundreds of recalls currently going on.
How is the average consumer supposed to know about most product recalls? It is not like we keep our eyes glued to the government recall website that keeps tabs on which products are a problem and why they are being recalled.
Sure, major issues make it to the news at night:
But have you heard about these chicken skewers being recalled? How about the insulin that was labeled with the wrong dosage or the children’s toy that may or may not have small pieces that become choking hazards?
The point is that faulty products are everywhere, and we do not even know it. They have poor designs, manufacturing errors, and have incorrect labeling. Every industry is affected: automotive, appliance, toys, foods, beverages, medicines, medical devices, and more.
The injuries can be immediately visible like:
They can also be long-term injuries. Some products contain carcinogens and chemicals that affect people over a number of years.
There is no question that faulty products cause harm. What most people do not realize is that the problem is bigger than they thought. If you looked at the recall tracking site, then you know how vulnerable everyone is. If you or a loved one have been harmed due to the use of a defective product, the Simpson Law Group is here to help. We will work tirelessly to ensure that you get the compensation you need for all of your incident-related expenses.
If you need a San Diego product liability attorney, you can contact us by clicking here or calling 619-236-9696 for a free consultation.
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